Lake Monduran Fishing Report Nov 24

On my Capricorn Coast Trip i stopped at several great fishing spots and thought it might be helpful to jot down what went well –and what didn’t.  The first stop was lake Monduran the furthest south lake stocked with Barramundi in Queensland for two days of fishing.  The first day I followed my normal strategy if I…


Peter Fitzsimon gets a promotion!

If you have been to the Brisbane office you have almost certainly met our local legend Peter Fitzsimon in his previous role as Account Technical Specialist.  Luckily his talents and efforts have been recognized with a promotion to a new role described below…. Peter will be responsible for driving real world education and readiness around Virtualization and HPC to…


Dave Glover a Genius? (Accessing a "laptop" SATA drive)

I was complaining to Dave Glover about not being able to access my M400 files because they were on my dead M400’s hard drive.  He asks “Can’t you pull the drive out?” i reply “No they are on a laptop Sata Hard drive and i don’t have a SATA caddy”  to which he asks “Why…


Vista RTM Candidate Install – 25 minutes!

While getting ready for some training at Sonic Health my M400 Motherboard dies and i have to start over on a training machine.  Being somewhat brave I decide to go Vista with build 5840 (Latest candidate for RTM) on my AMD 64 bit computer and must admit was blown away 25 minutes later the computer was finished installing the…


Frank Arrigo Update

Many of you probably saw last week my manager/friend/mentor Frank went into the hospital for an appendicitis operation.  Well the operation went well -sorta.  Meaning he came through the operation just fine, but the appendix was healthy and the doctors don’t know what is wrong with him!    In either case he is at the SANS hospital and if you want…


Two of the MIcrosoft Game Developer in Town (QLD) for GDAA

I just found out that two folks from a Games group Jason Strayer and Zsolt Mathe are in town next month for the big games conference….http://www.gdaa.com.au/.  Hopefully i can get them to the two dev User Groups: www.qmsdnug.org  www.gcdotnet.org/ and Maybe the IT Usergroup as well www.aususergroups.org/big  Will post more details soon!      


VB 6 Interop Toolkit Menu not available

Yep I am finally back from my vacation with David Sceppa on the Capricorn Coast! (yes i promise to post all my fishing adventures!) Just had this question on the alias and thought i would get an early start on my blog:     Hi All,   I am developing a new app (primarily in…