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…

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…

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…

iOS Is Secure…Give Me A break!

So I was listening  to a podcast last night call Security Now. It is a security show that is hosted by Leo Leport of the TWiT Network and features Steve Gibson of Gibson Research Corporation. Security Now is one of my favourite podcasts to listen to every week.  I love what Steve has to say and…