Cisco VPN Client not working with Windows 8

For those of you running Windows 8 and wish to use the Cisco VPN Client you may find that it doesn’t work, it is down to the fact during the install it doesn’t name the adapter correctly in the registry. Browse to the following Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesCVirtA Modify the String Value called: DisplayName so that the…


Megan Smith – Wheelchair Fundraising Campaign

A charity fundraising event was held on the 10th November 2012 at Woodlands Street Social Club in Smethwick to raise funds to purchase Megan Smith a new Top of the Range Wheelchair, we raised £2,500.00 towards the wheelchair fund and it was a great success and I would like to thank everyone who turned up,…


Internet Explorer 8 Mixed Content

One of the most useful options i have found to use with Internet Explorer 8 is the Mixed Content within Security, Microsoft flipped the options over if you browse to a page that loads secure and non-secure content. So where as you used to press yes and it loaded the content anyway, now you have…


How to create a "Basic" Windows 7 Search Federation Connector

As some of you may be aware i recently made an "Edugeek Search Federation Connector" so you can search Edugeek.net from your windows desktop enviroment. Some of you may be wondering how this can be done, so you can maybe use it for your own website. It's actually very straight forward, you can create 2 types…


Edugeek @ Learning Gateway Conference

Myself and Russel Dyas attended the Learning Gateway Conference on behalf of Edugeek.net, it’s been a few days now since the Conference and i think it’s about time i got round to writing up my thoughts. I personally think it was very successful!  The attendance was fantastic for the first Learning Gateway conference with over 150…


ISA 2006 FBA Customization application

I have been customizing our ISA login page today, now i found it pretty straight forward as i understand css etc but i understand that many people dont. I found this small application that will allow you to easily personalize the look of the ISA Forms Based Authentication Page. It's pretty easy to use, launch…


Dealing with complicated or un-compiled webparts

Firstly, thanks to Stuart Wilkie… we have been working together for a little while on Sharepoint projects. This post is the result of a remote session we did, where he was dealing with some PITA webparts!!! Read and enjoy… and beware of the Gotcha’s ;~) ====================================== Take the scenario – you have a webpart you…


Calendar Webpart and Installation

I have had a number of staff ask me for a calendar that looks like this: Unfortunately you cannot get this view by default in sharepoint you have to install this webpart and link that to the calendar you create. It works very well, in fact all of our calendars on our sharepoint site now…


Custom Master Page and List

As mentioned in my last blog Setting up Permissions MOSS 2007 & Installing Custom Master Page today I have been making some changes to our master page. I did not want to stay with the general look and feel of SharePoint, so using a basic template I have created a custom master page for our…


Scrolling News – javascript

This is a handy java script for anyone who would like to have Scrolling News (Vertical), Download the Java script file attached and follow the instructions below 1) Download the JavaScript File attached2) Upload that file to a document library on the site you will be placing this script on3) Take a note of the URL…