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Weekend Tech Supporter

February 12th, 2008 Posted in IT Administration, Postmortem | Comments »

I spent the weekend by hunting down the reason a computer was running sluggishly. I noticed that the system would wait at the Microsoft Windows XP splash screen for a couple of minutes while starting up. I activated the task manager just as the desktop was being displayed. According to the information that it provided, […]

Verio: Dedicated Hosting That Isn’t

February 21st, 2007 Posted in IT Administration, Postmortem | 2 Comments »

I have dealt with multiple dedicated hosting and colocation service providers within the last three years. I maintain the servers at the colo where stevedoria.net is hosted, and I assist clients who do not receive their hosting services from me. Dealing with demanding clients and their always very restrictive budgets gave me experience in configuring […]