Author Archives: Nick

Disabling Safari Browser Via Group Policy

Due to the implementation of a proxy server a while back, we had to lock down a previously open environment in order to ensure all user’s web traffic was forced through the proxy server. This presented a problem of it’s own, controlling Safari … Continue reading

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Macro Enabled Purchase Order Template

There is a newer version of this template now available, here: http://stott.asia/macro-enabled-purchase-order-template-2/ I was asked to come up with a simple purchase order system for our team to use, which would hopefully automate the process a little. We needed: Unique … Continue reading

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Adding Local User Accounts To Sharepoint 2010

Today I was pulled into a request I hadn’t come across before, Adding Local User Accounts To Sharepoint 2010 in a Standalone SharePoint installation. The standalone box is for a corporate team-building exercise, and is not a domain machine: SharePoint … Continue reading

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Network Cable Unplugged – Windows 8 / Netgear DGN2000

When I ran up my Windows 8 box, it was connected to an enterprise LAN, and everything was tracking along just fine. When I brought the box home and connected it to my Netgear DGN2000 home router via Ethernet, I started experiencing disconnection every couple of … Continue reading

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