Category Archives: IT Infrastructure

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The ‘Open’ Heartbleed


Before I start, let me; let everyone know that I’m not a fan of opensource, to the extent that you can call me anti opensource. So, on 7th April 2014, the world woke up to heartbleed, a vulnerability in the … Continue reading

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How to set the Default Excel Version when you have multiple versions on your server/PC


As per Microsoft, you need to install the oldest version first and the newest version last, if you intend to use multiple versions of MS Office on the same machine. There are KB articles for each version of Office that … Continue reading

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Server has the RAID configuration intact but still can’t find the OS to boot up


I think all of us would have been in this situation sometime or the other where we have a server whose RAID config has not been lost but the server is still not able to find the OS. It is … Continue reading

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WINSXS


Who ate my disk ????????????????????????????? It’s that folder which resides in C:\Windows and takes up a lot of space on your Windows Server 2008 machine and which didn’t used to do that in Windows Server 2003. What does it contain?, … Continue reading

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Watson


From Science Fiction to Reality The other day, I was looking at a VB Script, which needed to be modified just a bit in order to be useful for me. Being a scripting illiterate, I was overwhelmed by the complexity … Continue reading

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How Kerberos Works


What happens at the windows logon screen between the time you press enter after entering your credentials and ‘Loading Your Personal Settings’ message appears It hardly takes a second for your password to be accepted at the logon screen but … Continue reading

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IT in Retail


How it’s different from other Sectors It’s been two month’s since my last blog, in these two months, I celebrated my birthday, got hospitalized for the first time in my life and also switched my job (quite an eventful period, … Continue reading

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