• November 8, 2013 - Warren Held

    Generate Emails From Excel Using VBA

    I was tasked with double checking that the hardware we had listed for the employees in our inventory management system was up-to-date.  In order to do this I was going to send out a lot of e-mails.  I like to live by the motto of “work smarter not harder”.  I wrote a VBA script that […]

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  • As of this posting there is a glitch with Office 365 where users and/or admins cannot change profile pictures.  I was able to change my profile picture using PowerShell.  Here is what I did: Install Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant for IT Professionals BETA Install Windows Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell Launch Windows […]

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  • Since nVidia acquired AGEIA Technologies they now own their PhysX technology. Instead of using an AGEIA PhysX card, the PhysX processing is now done using CUDA on supported nVidia graphics cards. You can manually edit a configuration file for Borderlands and enable PhysX if you are using an AMD graphics card, but the processing is […]

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  • You get the message “Windows Update cannot check for updates, because the service is not running.” even though the service is indeed running. Restarting the service doesn’t fix anything. I found this fix online; it worked for me, and seems to have worked for other people as well. This worked in Windows 7. Open up […]

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  • While building my servers for a new project, I ran across this issue. I was using the RAID built into the SuperMicro X7DBR-E motherboard’s Intel 5000P chipset. I downloaded the Intel Rapid Storage utility and it seemed to install just fine. Every time I tried running it, however, I would get the error, “IAStorUI has […]

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