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Mike H. - Another Geek In Need... WebLog April 2007 Entries
Adding a network printer to a Vista workstation / desktop / notebook - The specified print monitor is unknown.
As a developer, one of the first things I did to my notebook (running Vista) is disable the UAC - I can't stand it - it keeps me from installing things like Virtual Server (which is not supported on Vista - but works perfectly fine), and is basically something I'm not worried about. Until I want to add a printer that is a network resource on my LAN. I get the error that the printer cannot be added - "The specified print monitor is unknown." Very informative - I know. Well, believe it or not - this ......

Posted On Sunday, April 29, 2007 1:46 PM

How to recover domain when the primary domain controller failes and there are member domain controllers
Many of us have probably dabbled in setting up our own domain and forest for development purposes. For me - a domain is a must - I have my development environment that is heavily used to model development projects for clents - and I have my family - me, my wife, and 7 children with their own computers. So, we have a fairly detailed setup on the home front - but the following applies to ANY environment in which your primary domain controller gives up the ghost - and you do not have an image backup ......

Posted On Sunday, April 15, 2007 11:05 AM

Memories of Another Day - A long time forgotten
I remember the book by Harold Robbins very well, but it was when I was reading this book that I was introduced to country music and a life that I'll never forget - notwithstanding my career in technology. Long before I was a coder I was a countruction worker by day and guitar player at night. Mostly I favored the folk songs of the '60's and '70's - but about the time I entered technology - I also ran into a group of guys that will forever be family. In my early to mid 20's I was picked to play in ......

Posted On Sunday, April 1, 2007 2:17 PM

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