Black Viper
Black Viper
Sep 072003
 

I have converted many of my OS Guides over. Instead of linking directly to the full size images from the thumbnails, they link to a page with the corresponding steps text. I hope this will give my readers a better experience.

Sep 012003
 

Once again, I have my camera access public. Visit the Black Viper’s Live Cam [link removed] for a peek at what I do best… Sitting at the computers. Not so sure how popular this added feature is going to be, but I will be monitoring bandwidth use for the next several weeks. If the camera is blocked, fuzzy, or just a plain “strange picture,” I am away from the computer for an extended period of time.

Aug 312003
 

I transferred the Primary DNS, News and Mail servers to a different computer. It should offer faster response times for queries.

Aug 312003
 

The latest and greatest PDF document for the Windows XP Service Configurations is posted: XPServices.zip ~ 233,872 bytes ~ 64 pages ~ Printable Revision 5 ~ August 31, 2003 This update expands the dependencies of all the services to include not only what a particular service needs to run, but what other services require it to be functional. This could reduce the headache of attempting to cross reference services and may assist you in determining what services you can safely disable on your system.

Aug 302003
 

After finding out that Service Pack 2 for Windows XP will not be released until sometime next year, I thought that I would update the Windows XP Services Information. This update expands the dependencies of all the services to include not only what a particular service needs to run, but what other services require it to be functional. This could reduce the headache of attempting to cross reference services and may assist you in determining what services you can safely disable on your system. Unfortunately, the printable PDF version is [Continue Reading]

Aug 292003
 

Currently, I am connected to the internet through a wireless provider using the 2.4 GHz spectrum. A problem in recent history has surfaced that totally knocks my ISP and I offline for 3 to 15 minutes between the hours of 5 PM and 9 PM. Usually, this happens multiple times during that period. My ISP has discovered that "someone" is transmitting upwards of 100 W of power crossing my house and also hitting my ISP’s relay station, totally knocking them both down. The maximum output that is authorized is only [Continue Reading]

Aug 102003
 

All E-Mail is caught up and I also corrected several errors, mainly invalid links, in the Windows 2000 Services Configurations and Windows 2000 Services Descriptions. Several articles and items I would like to post or do in the near future are as follows: Windows 2000 registry patches: To go along with the Windows XP Services Registry Information. Red Hat 9.0 Install Guide Windows XP Services update to include Service Pack 2 (upon release) Asherons Call 2 Review: 8 months in the making… it is 80% done. I really should finish [Continue Reading]

Jul 212003
 

I have included on the Windows XP Services Registry Patch Guide, files that contain and modify the Description information to display my Windows XP Services Information in the services.msc description pane (extended view). This will allow you to avoid bouncing between the online version or the printable version. Please visit the Windows XP Services Registry Patch Guide for more information and the small downloadable files. Feedback and success stories with regards to this new information would be appreciated. Please contact me with any issues you may find as, even though [Continue Reading]