BadUSB

How To Fix Bad USB!

By now I am sure even your grandmother has heard about Bad USB. It is a fundamental flaw in the way USB works that some German researchers found can be leveraged to do bad things. I will not go into detail as to what Bad USB is because I am sure if you are looking…

ServerRackUpgrade

New Server Rack Install

So last week I decided to undertake the job of upgrading server rack 4 in our IT room. I knew the old server rack was doing its job just fine but we were running out of space quickly in the half rack. I ran into a few issues like forgetting to measure the space properly…

Windows8-Featured

The Drive Where Windows Is Installed Is Locked

So your Windows 8 drive just crashed and won’t boot, but you were smart enough to create a repair DVD or flash drive. You place your flash drive into the computer and boot from it. You chose the ‘Automatic Repair’ or ‘Refresh your PC’ option only to to get the following message The drive where…

HowToMakeAUEFIBootableFlashDrive

How To Make A UEFI Bootable Flash Drive

Creating a bootable drive for a UEFI/EFI machine is actually quite simple. All you need to do is format the flash drive and set it up then dump your files on it from any bootable OS CD like Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 or any of your favourite bootable CD images you use for…