Monthly Archives: December 2009

CRDOM: Code 5 error when installing Windows 7

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09097998394 SIP Scam

I got caught this month with a SIP-based scam. I have an Trixbox (Asterisk) VOIP phone system. When I set it up it was a bit of a struggle and I consequently didn’t think to hard about security. This month … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 3.5 SP1 Redistributables on a developer PC

This annoys me every time. You go to build on a new PC and get some nonsense like this: The install location for prerequisites has not been set to ‘component vendor’s web site’ and the file ‘DotNetFX35SP1\dotNetFX20\aspnet.msp’ in item ‘.NET … Continue reading

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Simple Network Scanner

Sometimes the simplest of things is still quite hard. Say you’re connected to a client’s network by RDP and want to get a quick view of the devices on his network. Choosing, downloading and running a port-scanner may be unacceptable, … Continue reading

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