The outlook 2007 panning cursor can get “accidentally” enabled. When it does, It’s annoying at best and it interferes with copy / paste. Phil Wiffen has an excellent summary on how to turn it off and restore Outlook to the original cursor behavior, which by the way will also allow selecting text for copy / paste.
When you have five machines to keep track of, the naming format for those machines may not be important. When you have 500,000 in twelve countries, identifying and locating a machine or groups of machines becomes impossible if you haven’t planned ahead. Even if you have a simple home network, it doesn’t take long for iPods, routers, file servers, workstations, laptops to add up.
Here are some tips for naming physical device machine names so that they can easily be identified down the road. It may seem a bit obsessive compulsive at first, but there is logic behind the naming guidelines.
Did you ever want a reason to upgrade? Before you start a new project on a mature stable Microsoft technology, you might want to check to see if it is still supported. Microsoft typically provides support five years after the product general availability.
For example, did you know that Microsoft .Net 1.1 mainstream support ends in October 2008?
At the Raleigh office, we recently upgraded our Time Warner Road Runner business class plan to 5 Mbps down, 1.5 Mbps up. If you have to verify a speed test, the best site I've seen is at Speedtest.net.
Speedtest.net provides a very interesting looking graphic interface along with some very interesting comparison statistics.