Auto turn off wifi in Mac Labs

We have about 1400 macs and about 3/4 are hard wired to our network.  The rest are on wifi.   I was starting to run out of IPs on some vlans.  This was because students are turning on the wifi.  The ethernet connection has priority but this is still extra devices talking to our WAPs. […]

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Beer to the rescue!

Our indoor system was running great until we brought home some new plants from Sprouts. One of these plants had an unwanted guest. We thought at first aphids were the problem. After adding ladybugs with no results a closer inspection reveled slugs. We where not expecting this because Colorado does not have slugs. After some […]

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Our Inside Aquaponics Setup

So Morgan and I wanted to get our hands wet trying Aquaponics before investing in a large outside system.   I found a used 55 gallon aquarium on Craigslist for cheap and built around it.   If this setup works well, I will replace the plastic tub with a longer wooden box to fit closer to the […]

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Fun Window 7 Feature

I had a user call today that no mater what icon they clicked on it open adobe reader.   I figured out some how they had put a “open with” option for any .lnk file to adobe reader. I downloaded this little app to unassociate the .lnk file fixing the problem http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/unassociate-file-types-windows-7-vista/  

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