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5/21/2018     

Old Gamer VMs: I’m lovin’ it…

For those with some old CDs and games they’d like to play, check this out...

VMWare Fusion and Workstation does offer some great options

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5/8/2018     

VMWare Fusion and Old Gaming

So, I set out on a little project to create a VM from Windows XP and play some of my old games I had ISOed
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4/30/2018     

PS without BS: Displaying a popup box and killing it

This is a simple solution for those wanting to show a popup box, but not leave it up indefinitely. This may be useful if you
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4/28/2018     

PS without BS: Replacing Select Case True

This is a short blog to describe how to replace VBScript's brilliant "Select Case True" with PowerShell.

Instead of evaluating one variable, what happens

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4/24/2018     

When SQL has no certificate...

Yesterday I posted a blog on how to identify the SQL Certificate used. I had some questions come from this, and the biggest one
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Headlines

Apple reportedly acquires self-driving startup Drive.ai - Roadshow
Commonly prescribed drugs are tied to nearly 50% higher dementia risk in older adults
Hubble Space Telescope spots 'soccer balls' in space
The most and least unionized states
BMW Vision M Next concept doesn't let the robots take over completely - Roadshow
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We went to a border detention center for children. What we saw was awful
Where militaries window shop
These are the 10 best-performing stocks of this century
Polar's new fitness watch analyzes your recovery when sleeping - CNET
Husband of Michigan teacher missing for months is found dead in possible suicide
Here's why your credit card is about to be declined
Pikachu parade protests Japan's coal power backing in cutest way possible - CNET

Today's History

2011: The ash cloud from the 2011 Puyehue-Cordon Caulle eruption closes 39 flights in Chile and Argentina
2011: The E.coli strain that caused 46 deaths in Germany reportedly resurfaced in france, with eight people hospitalized in Bordeaux
2010: Leaders of the twenty largest economies meet for the 2010 G-20 Summit in Toronto, Canada
1997: Supreme Court upholds doctor-assisted suicide ban
1997: Supreme Court strikes down Internet indecency law
1997: Galileo, Ganymede Observations, Orbit 9
1995: Gunmen ambush Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, escapes unharmed
1994: "Medea" closes at Longacre Theater New York City after 82 performances
1994: 122 degrees F (50 degrees C) at Laughlin Nevada
1994: PLO-leader Yasser Arafat returns to Gaza after 27 years