Black Viper
Black Viper
May 162003

Intermittent network connectivity will occur throughout the weekend. I am fine tuning my configuration and working on improving access bandwidth as well as increasing control. Thank you for understanding while I take this opportunity to geek out on a new setup.

May 112003

I have updated the look of all but one of my guides. After working on the domain for the last 10 hours straight, my wrist hurts and I am tired. Hopefully, I will get the last one done tomorrow and start working on updating the services PDF documents. I appreciate your patience while I “once again” put myself through a major change. The good news? Now that I have a format that I like, I will be finally posting additional guides. Stay tuned!

May 112003

I posted an update to all services configuration and information pages. This update puts them inline with currently released Service Packs. Windows 2000 Services Configuration Windows 2000 Services Information Windows XP Services Configuration Windows XP Services Information This update does not include a reposting of the applicable PDF document. I will update that as soon as I can.

May 112003

Plenty of updates have been happening in the background. Don’t think that I forgot about the site! I have been working on updating all of my guides to be a little bit more user friendly and consistent. Hopefully, this will make the articles easier to understand and more valuable to my readers.

May 042003

Ensure that you refresh the current page once, regardless of what browser you are using, before contacting me about display issues. Also, Netscape 4.x has little support for CSS and contains a display bug that effects page layout after resizing the window. As such, instead of opting to use a well known "javascript workaround," I choose NOT to display the navigation structure on Netscape 4.x and below. I also do not change ANY text viewing parameters (colors). If you wish to see the domain as I intend, please use a [Continue Reading]

May 032003

After attempting to view the site in Netscape 4.79, I discovered a problem with my current CSS. The issue has been fixed and all text should now be viewable. Ensure that you "reload" or "refresh" the domain page to get the latest version. If you discover any other issues, please contact me.

Apr 272003

Upon request, I reformatted the Windows XP Services Information to be more "screen reader" friendly. I also made slight adjustments to the "safe" service configuration settings. The changes include recommending that the Computer Browser Service and Server Service be placed into disabled. However, if you require file and print sharing, the Server Service is required to run on the system that is sharing resources and one system on the network should have the Computer Browser Service on automatic.

Apr 182003

Public access to my Newsgroups are now available. If you are not aware of Newsgroups for discussing various topics, please check out the How to Access Newsgroups Guide and information on why I use Newsgroups. Complete listing of available Newsgroups and Terms of Use are also posted. If you have any problems accessing the newsgroups, please contact me and let me know.