Archive for March, 2011

LOST series finale

Posted: 29th March 2011 by Seth Killey in Nonsense

Clearing off the DVR before we cut cable. Here’s our LOST TV group getting interviewed by WHOI-TV

Using DISM to add IE 9 to an existing WIM file

Posted: 24th March 2011 by Seth Killey in Windows 7

I try to update our standard Windows 7 image after major releases such as service packs or new releases of Internet Explorer.  In the past I usually just take my reference computer install the service pack or IE update and then run sysprep and imagex to create my standard image so I can easily build […]

SharePoint 2010 Event ID 5555

Posted: 24th March 2011 by Seth Killey in SharePoint

One of the errors I got after upgrading to SharePoint 2010 that I couldn’t shake until recently. Failure trying to synch web application <guid>, ContentDB <guid> Exception message was Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException: No User Profile Application available to service the request. Contact your farm administrator. at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.UserProfileApplicationProxy.get_ApplicationProperties() at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.UserProfileApplicationProxy.get_PerfmonInstanceHandle() at Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.ContentDBSynchronizer..ctor(ELogType logType, SPContentDatabase cdb, SPJobState jobState) at […]

Long range WiFi science experiment

Posted: 3rd March 2011 by Seth Killey in WiFi

WARNING: The following post is really dry so it’s doubtful this will interest anyone other than the extreme nerd. About a year ago I had only slightly more WiFi knowledge than the average consumer. I knew about the various protocols…a,b,g,n. I knew about using different channels…1,6,11 and how to choose the one least used in […]