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Drive mapping using a GMail Account
Have a GMail account and want to use it simply for backup? If so, check out this tool I just found. Note: I haven't had a change to test it out yet. So if you get a chance to try it out, please reply to this post and let me know how it worked out. GMAIL DRIVE GMail Drive is a Shell Namespace Extension that creates a virtual filesystem around your Google GMail account, allowing you to use GMail as a storage medium. GMail Drive creates a virtual filesystem on top of your Google GMail account and enables ......

Posted On Sunday, October 31, 2004 7:08 PM

Network settings the easy way
If you are like me, you constantly play around with your home network. I find first handle knowledge is the best way to learn :). The point of this post is: I wanted a way to store my network interface settings and then easily restore them all after I had played around with my machine to the point where nothing worked anymore. I came across this little hack that I thought is pretty cool: To save your interface settings: netsh -c interface dump > settings.txt To restore the settings when you are ......

Posted On Sunday, October 31, 2004 5:52 PM

What is your file extension

My buddy Jason always ropes me into doing these..... my file extension is:

You are .doc You change from year to year, just to make things tough on your competition.  Only your creator really has a handle on you.
Which File Extension are You?

Posted On Saturday, October 23, 2004 12:30 AM

Google Desktop: Bug or Feature?
I came accross this interesting post regarding the ability of the new Google desktop application. Apparently, users of shared computers should beware about using this tool as it allows password credential checks to be bypassed. Check out the full story here . A spokesman from Google said this is not a security hole - “it is not a bug, but rather a feature”. Apparenlty, such behavior can be disabled (I have yet to try) so this really isn't quite the deal I have seen it made up to be ......

Posted On Friday, October 15, 2004 12:33 PM

The Twenty Most Critical Internet Security Vulnerabilities
SANS has posted their Top 20 most critical internet security vulnerabilities. The list is really two seperate lists, one for Windows and one for UNIX/Linux. Topping the list on the Windows side are web servers and BIND's DNS Server takes the cake for UNIX/Linux. The list is quite extensive and provides some interesting links to CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) reports. The top 20 list can be found here. Do any of the items on the lists surprise anyone ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 12, 2004 10:42 PM

The Blogosphere - now in radio form
Wow blogging has come a long way in such a short time. It seems like now everyone is starting to jump on the bandwagon for a ride - this is not a bad thing. The purpose of this post is to highlight an initiative a friend of mine is working on - blogging with voice. I encourage you to go and check out his site at If nothing else, have a listen to his interview with the blog author from, Jeremy Wright. That guy (Jeremy) actually gets paid to blog ......

Posted On Friday, October 8, 2004 12:36 PM

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