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DisplayLink MSI Installer is coming…

The cat’s out of the bag 🙂 If you’re geeky enough to read release notes, you may have spotted this in our 4.6 release notes:
Support for corporate deployment of DisplayLink software
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It is now possible to obtain a DisplayLink software installation solution that supports automated and remote installation scenarios. This kind of installation requires specific installation … Read more »

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Automated Backups for MS SQL Express

If you’ve ever struggled with configuring automated, scheduled backups for a SQL Express server, then check out Brian Knight’s super handy scripts.

The script contains three files:

BackupExpress.sql – Does the bulk of the work, backing up every database on the instance other than tempdb.
BackupExpress.cmd – The batch file that executes the script. Must pass in the … Read more »

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Slipstream Project 2003 SP3

How to slipstream Service Pack 3 into Microsoft Office Project 2003
These instructions apply to Project 2003 Standard Edition. To slipstream other versions, you’ll need to replace PRJSTDE.MSI with the name of the MSI for your Project Edition.
Steps
You’ll need a Volume Licence Key setup CD.
D:\setup.exe /a
Save to C:\project2003\
Download Project 2003 SP3
Extract its contents to C:\Project2003SP3\ with: … Read more »

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Say “No to all” when asked if you want to replace files

This used to do my head in until I found this little tip on Lifehacker.
Picture this: You’re consolidating your digital music collection from numerous locations to a single directory on a networked drive. To save time, you don’t want to replace existing files as these are most likely duplicates, and network transfers are often … Read more »

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Automatically download every hotfix released for Windows XP since SP2

To automatically download every hotfix released for Windows XP post Service Pack 2, just run this script. [Source site].
You’ll probably want to drop wget into your system32 directory before running the command, otherwise it’ll try to use your browser to individually download the files.
Once the script has finished, you can then integrate the hotfixes … Read more »