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DisplayLink MSI installer is here

Following up from my previous post, DisplayLink have just announced availability of an MSI installer for DisplayLink Software.
Check out the Press Release, or skip straight to the Corporate Install download page if you know why you want it 🙂

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How to make Visual Studio 2005 automatically install SQL Server Express 2005 SP2

As standard, the Visual Studio 2005 setup installs the original SQL Server 2005 Express Edition. In most environments this is highly undesirable – particularly as Vista has “app compatability” issues with the original SQL Express 2005.
If you want to get the Visual Studio setup to install SQL Server 2005 Express Edition SP2 instead, check out these great … Read more »

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How to enable Remote Desktop via Group Policy

This one had me stumped, but it’ll teach me to search the internet properly before blundering through. Even if you allow the Windows Firewall to accept Remote Desktop Connections you still need to enable Terminal Services elsewhere in the GP hierarchy. D’oh!
Here’s what you need to enable Remote Desktop remotely:
Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > … Read more »

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…and we’re back

Site disappeared for a few days as my host moved servers, and muggins here forgot he handled his own DNS 🙂
Happy New Year everyone!
Phil