Great Links for Working with and Making Cat 5e or 6 Network Cable

I finished a little household project which was running Cat5e cable from my living room and master bedroom to the switch in my office. This was to connect two Tivo’s to the home network, so that everything is running Gig-E over the wire and so that I don’t have to mess around with connecting the […]

VMware vSphere – Using VMware Converter to Import VM’s or VMDK’s From Other VMware Products

When using Virtual Machines (VM’s) from other VMware products, the easiest way to get these VM’s into ESX/vSphere is to use VMware’s product called vCenter Converter Standalone. vCenter Server does include a version of Converter, however I’ve had better success in using the standalone version to do VM conversions as it is (typically) a newer […]

Windows 7 – Another Area for Program Data that isn’t under Program Files

I have a small program that keeps some of it’s files (which happen to be data files) where the program resides, typically under C:Program FilesName of Program. I normally back these files up as they are important to me. However when I went over to Windows 7, I noticed that the program files are no […]

Simple But Effective Backup For Your Data

Backups! Most people don’t think about them until it’s too late. Well, here are my two favorite options for performing a backup of your data. http://www3.crashplan.com/consumer/index.html = Crashplan is a free Program to automatically backup your data to another drive (e.g. an external drive) or another computer of yours, or even a friend that’s running […]

Scanning and Getting Things from Your iTunes iPhone Backup (Mac)

I was having some performance issues with my iPhone and I wanted to clear it out and did a “factory restore” from within iTunes and then just sync back my apps from iTunes. Well, that all went ok. I use Microsoft Exchange at work and I have my iPhone synced with my Exchange account, so […]

Merging Two AVI Files into One File on a Mac

This is one successful way that I’ve found to merge 2 AVI files into 1 AVI file using a Mac. Get D-Vision 3 Software (Free) Download the D-Vision 3 software from this site: http://www.objectifmac.com/english/downloads.php Download the program and install. Then launch the program. D-Vision 3 – Tools Once the program launches, click on the "Tools" […]

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