TagSoftware

Hiding Microsoft SyncToyCmd for backups

The more work I do, the more paranoid I become of possibly losing it all. I’ve got a pretty elaborate hardware setup in terms of disk storage, but I was lacking a simple, functional tool to do the backups of the data on a regular basis. I looked at Microsoft SyncToy for the backups, and it seems to do everything I need/want it to, except for one – scheduling. Their help documentation tells you to use their command-line application and the built in scheduler. This seems to do the trick, but there was one snag – it shows the ugly command prompt. This simply wouldn’t do….

Continue reading

Hamachi as a service – now free!

So… I figured I’d post an update (even if it is a few months old) regarding Hamachi and running it as a service under Windows. LogMeIn updated their licencing to a commercial/non-commercial system as opposed to the basic/premium setup. There’s no difference in functionality now, but it’s assumed that if you use Hamachi in a commercial environment, you’ll pay for it.

That being said, it’s quite easy to run Hamachi as a service now. ¬†Click on the gear in the main Hamachi window and select “Preferences” to bring up the configuration options. Under “System”, click on the button that says “Run Hamachi as a Windows Service”. It will restart Hamachi, and voila!

Logitech G15 Rev 2 – A quick review

So… I picked up the revamped Logitech G15 keyboard today because I had heard good things about the original, and the reviews of the second revision were also positive. After having used it for a few hours, I decided to throw my two cents out on to the ‘net. There’s not much point in me taking pictures, since the thing looks exactly like the ones on Logitech’s website.

Continue reading

© 2021 Zxian's Blog

Theme by Anders NorénUp ↑