Windows

BitLocker allows you to fully encrypt drives. It can be enabled so that it protects drives before boot. It also allows administrative recovery keys. However, sometimes it can go wrong.
Information about Microsoft windows. Including specific support along with hints and tips.
Like many people I receive an unmanageable amount of email each day. Many days I get through only around 1⁄3 of the email I receive. However, the role I am in professionally requires me to retain a large proportion of correspondence. Some because it relates to ongoing projects, other because of security, audit or compliance reasons. In addition, I work across many projects. It isn’t unusual for me to be involved in two dozen or so projects at any one time on top of my day-to-day management work.
Microsoft Windows administrators now have a number of ways for managing their estates. Group Policy (GPO) Allows very fine-grained control over every aspect of Windows. Primarily aimed at Windows desktops. Requires Active Directory (AD) and very careful configuration. Requires well trained specialist staff to get it right. System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Allows central control over software delivery. Also requires AD. Configuration of delivery packages can be complex and very careful change control is required.
Like many people I receive an unmanageable amount of email each day. Many days I get through only around 1⁄3 of the email I receive. However, the role I am in professionally requires me to retain a large proportion of correspondence. Some because it relates to ongoing projects, other because of security, audit or compliance reasons. In addition, I work across many projects. It isn’t unusual for me to be involved in two dozen projects at any one time on top of my day-to-day management work.
I have the pleasure of trying a new laptop right now as we consider them for work. The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga. We have this configured with an Intel i5, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD with 16GB SDD speed boost, the touch & pen screen. It is a nice laptop with a screen that folds right over so you can use it as a slightly chunky tablet, the keyboard locks in this mode so you don’t accidentally press keys.
Microsoft's 64-bit support is still sorely fragmented as we find out with a brand new laptop trying to access Microsoft SharePoint.
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I need to find a load of addresses by proximity to a postcode. I have the addresses in a Microsoft Access database. Download Paul Jenkins’s UK Postcode csv and import into Access as a table Create a query on your own table adding the following calculated field: PCregion: Trim( Left( [My Table]![Postcode], InStr( [My Table]![Postcode], ” ” ) ) ) Create a second query that joins the above query to the imported postcode table.
One handy function I’ve added to .bashrc (so it is always available) under Cygwin (the LINUX command environment for Windows) works out the current working version of a document. It assumes that you keep copies that have a version number or date in the file name that will sort correctly. # Opens the latest version of a file using the Windows default application # Assumes that you have a range of files that can be identified using some for of prefix # and that the last part of the file contains a version number or date that sorts in the correct order # e.