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Cisco VPN has been a standard my company has used for quite some time. Although there are other VPN tools out there that you can finesse to work with Cisco client profiles and protocols, this article relates to continuing to use Cisco VPN Client 5.x. Almost every install I have done has yielded an adapter error. It turns out this is caused by nothing more than a description in the registry for the VPN adapter. Not a driver issue, not an NDIS issue, not a TCP stack issue. The key that is the culprit ......

Ever since Windows 2000, I have always had the need to replicate data to multiple endpoints with the same content. Until DFS was introduced, the method of thinking was to either manually copy the data location by location, or to batch script it with xcopy and schedule a task. Even though this worked (and still does today), it was cumbersome, and intensive on the network, especially when dealing with larger amounts of data. Then along came robocopy, as an internal tool written by an enterprising programmer ......

Over the past eight years I have been trying to make the switch to Apple from a PC for knowledge and education. I still feel Mac OS X is severely lacking when it comes to actual business or server computing needs, but as a home platform for base operations to the laymen it is a viable option. Recently I upgraded may Apple hardware to a new I 7 Macbook Pro from my Dual Core Mac mini. Boy has this turned out to be a less than just merely frustrating experience. For all the Apple fanatics who claim ......

Well, since I am a bit new to this blogging thing, and especially tech blogging, I will start out with something light (and known around the web here and there). A simple fix for Outlook 2010 users still hampered an an Exchange 2003 system. It seems Outlook 2010 and Exchange 2003 have a small problem with booking resources on a meeting request. Even though Outlook says it is booked, the resource is not updated on the server….so, here's the fix. You edit the registry. start regedit and browse to: ......