Month: June 2009

Erasing a drive that shows as "Healthy (GPT Protective Partition)"

I’ve recently pulled a drive out of Windows Server 2003 and tried to use it in Windows XP. When connected, it shows up as “Healthy (GPT Protective Partition)”. I can’t assign a drive letter to it, format it or even

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Supporting RSS Files in IIS

Microsoft IIS does not support RSS files by default. Here is a step by step guid eto enabling it. If you’re impatient, already know your way around IIS and just want the MIME type details, they are: Extension: .rss MIME

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Sandisk Cruzer – Making them work like a standard USB stick

I just brought an 8GB Sandisk Cruzer USB stick. Unfortunately whenever you plug it in, it comes up as both an emulated CD-ROM drive and the removable disk. the emulated disk comes up as “U3 System” and it tries to

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We're back online!

I had to do some maintenance on my server over the weekend as one of the hard drives in the RAID array failed. It should have been a simple and straightforward task however it turned out to be the complete

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