Snow Leopard Resources

Date: August 15, 2009 posted by: derek in: ProductAnnouncements

Snow Leopard was released today. Here's a blurb on Mashable.com. Wikidot has a great compatibility list for applications. If you haven't grabbed it yet, you can at least check out the desktop pictures that come included. Here's Apple's page on the refinements included. Have fun!

Windows 7 Release Date

Date: August 15, 2009 posted by: derek in: ProductAnnouncements

From Wikipedia: "Windows 7 was released to manufacturing on July 22, 2009,with general retail availability set for October 22, 2009, less than three years after the release of its predecessor, Windows Vista."

AVG 8.x Windows GPO Settings

Date: August 15, 2009 posted by: derek in: TipsAndTricks

Here's a quick rundown of the Windows Firewall settings required for AVG 8.5 to successfully install remotely. I have provided these in Windows "GPO" format, as pushing the settings out through your domain's Group Policy is probably the easiest way to do this. I recommend NOT installing the AVG firewall (if you have Internet Security) […]

Stopping And Restarting Exchange Server 5.5

Date: March 26, 2009 posted by: derek in: TipsAndTricks

When stopping and starting Exchange server 5.5, you want to stop the services in the following order: IMS (Internet Mail Service)MTA (Mail Transfer Agent)IS (Information Store)DS (Directory Service)SA (System Attendant) To restart all the services needed, simply restart the IMS.

Open Letter To Customers

Date: March 18, 2009 posted by: derek in: CompanyAnnouncements

To All Customers Of SofTouch Systems: As of March 23rd, 2009, I, Derek Moyes, will be taking full time employment here in San Antonio. I have been offered a position with a firm that is working on cutting edge internet technology. It is a wonderful opportunity that I cannot pass up. I plan to continue […]