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The DNS Client service riddle

February 9, 2005 // 14 Comments

If you believe Microsoft's description for the DNS Client service, it's needed to resolve and cache DNS names. They emphasize that if the service is stopped, the computer will not be able to resolve DNS names and locate Active Directory domain controllers. Well, I can't say anything about the Active Directory domain controllers, but as far as the DNS resolutions go, this descriptions appears to be plain wrong. ... [continue reading]

Skype Tips

February 7, 2005 // 0 Comments

There's a new independent (and inofficial, AFAIK) web site at www.skypetips.com which lists news, a FAQ, ratings on addon hard- and software for Skype and many other things. Looks to me like they might be sponsored by somebody, but then it's the only si… ... [continue reading]

Welcome to my blog!

February 3, 2005 // 0 Comments

After sitting out the blog boom for years, I've finally decided to add my 2c (or rather 2p, being in the UK) to the world's wisdom by creating my own blog, at which you are currently looking! In this space I'm planning to write about all kinds of eve… ... [continue reading]