Family Support Plan Rules

Submitted by sepeck on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 21:49

Updated since the Windows 10 launch



Like anyone who works with computers and has friends and family I get asked to do friends and family support. One thing I've learned is that even this type of support needs rules or you end up spending way too much time that isn't valued. I like my friends and family but not enough to support any of their bad habits at my expense (time). By establishing some basic rules, people pay attention. Here are my rules.


PowerShell-Windows.Forms RDP Launcher

Submitted by sepeck on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 19:57


In a given environment there can be many short term solutions that over time grow into long term headaches. We have a situation where we need to provide access to RDP sessions through Citrix. The original solution by previous admins was to create a custom RDP icon configured to the server in question and publish it in Citrix. This resulted in a rather 'busy' screen in Citrix and intermittant update issue.

Why you should learn PowerShell

Submitted by sepeck on Wed, 11/04/2009 - 20:04

James O'Neill has an awesome post on why you should learn PowerShell now or get left behind</a>. I have been advocating at work for a while now and his is a great post on the importance of getting on the band wagon now.

When v2 was released last week I tossed this email notification and quick links together for my co-workers.