Category: Tech

  • Some useful Windows commands

    These are two useful Windows commands that I use frequently: shutdown -r -t 1 When you use Remote Desktop Connection to connect to a Windows XP or windows Vista PC, the reboot option is not available on that PC. Well, often times you need to reboot the PC, so using the command above will do […]

  • Quickbooks 2009 R6, Windows Vista 64-bit PDF Problems

    All of a sudden, Quickbooks 2009 would no longer email invoices.  It started failing with the error “Quickbooks cannot connect to the remote server because part of your company data is currently in use.” In addition, I could not print to a printer nor could I even open the “Printer setup…” menu. I found this […]

  • Whitelisting Blackberry Internet Service IP Addresses

    One of our clients was having a problem with email messages sent from a colleague’s Blackberry always ending up in her spam folder. To resolve this, we added Blackberry’s IP address ranges to our spam filter’s whitelist IPs.  Here are the IP address ranges to allow: That seems to be a […]

  • Google Apps and IMAP Invalid Credentials Error

    I have pretty much moved all of my email domains and hosting over to Google Apps. It just makes sense – free email, spam filtering, etc. and you can access it via IMAP or POP.  It’s been working great too, but recently I started getting the following error from time to time in my Outlook […]

  • Cool Software: NetDrive (Free For Home Use)

    The NetDrive software allows you to map any FTP server to a local drive on any Windows machine. This is great because you no longer have to worry about using a FTP client to connect to the server everytime. You can simply drag and drop files to the FTP server just by going to it’s […]

  • Exchange Server 2007: Enable Anti-Spam

    Exchange Server 2007 provides anti-spam protection, however it must be installed and configured separately. To install the Microsoft Anti Spam Agents on Exchange Server 2007, follow these instructions. Now, you have to configure auto-update to receive anti-spam updates. Now it’s ready to go!

  • Exchange Server 2007: Distribution Lists Not Receiving Email From Outside

    We recently installed Exchange Server 2007 and noticed that any new distribution lists were not receiving email from any outside addresses. Turns out that this is turned off by default in Exchange Server 2007 and needs to be enabled.  The Exchange Server Share blog has an article describing how to fix this.