How-to uninstall Internet Explorer 8

I you want to uninstall IE8 and it won’t uninstall through add/remove program. Should apply to beta and release candidate (that was where I needed it). Program didn’t show up in add/ remove, but could be uninstalled through %systemroot%\ie8\spuninst\spuninst.exe. I had to use this procedure since I first installed the beta. When I tried to … Read moreHow-to uninstall Internet Explorer 8

Monitor uptime using SNMP

Recently had a question if we could monitor uptime in some way. I found out that SNMP was probably the easiest way to go. Using the SNMP value system.sysUpTime.sysUpTimeInstance (OID .1.3.6.1.2.1.1.3.0) you can list the value. We use Nimbus with and use the snmpget probe to get the value, but any SNMP tool should do. … Read moreMonitor uptime using SNMP

Hiding the Cancel button in Windows XP Service Pack 3 install (or No Cancel, Back and Finish)»

Yesterday I made my first AutoIT script. Excellent tool for tweaking with installs (and other windows) to make them more suitable for your needs. Go to http://www.autoitscript.com/ for the tool. Best of all, it’s free 🙂 To make the button go away create a new AutoIT script and use the code below. Note: This script was … Read moreHiding the Cancel button in Windows XP Service Pack 3 install (or No Cancel, Back and Finish)»

Open Source is the best (for free)

Open source is the best. There’s nothing quite like free software. I’m sitting on a machine running on Ubuntu, and would probably be more happy if I actually didn’t buy it with Windows Vista (and paid for the license). But this laptop just runs really slow with Vista and I needed something that would make … Read moreOpen Source is the best (for free)