Creating Boot Disks the easy way

By | January 2, 2016

I recently blew away all my low power vm lab running XenServer 6.5 ( and ) and installed Vmware ESXi 6.0. Why I am not exactly sure but I just got bored with XenServer. Not that it’s doesn’t work or anything, in fact in my environment it did probably mostly everything I wanted. However I usually do this… Read More »

Windows 10 on the Dell XPS 27

By | December 18, 2015

If you’ve been putting this off because Dell say it’s not supported fear not. The only gotcha I have found is a simple one to fix. Two issues actually but they are related. I’d also suggest a clean install if you can. I tried an upgrade and while it worked I would not recommend it. The first problem… Read More »

Moved Site to WordPress

By | November 25, 2015

Pretty happy to see the last of Joomla actually! Updated 30 November : Move to WordPress is completed and I have changed DNS for to point here. The old sebsite is still up at I am reasonably sure no linkks have been broken thanks to some nifty redirects, more about that soon in another article. PJH

Syncing Music Library on Windows Phone 8

By | May 31, 2014

This article is about syncing your music library to your new Windows Phone 8 device, but mostly about a new piece of music library management software I discovered.. Am writing this after a few days of frustration with the software I normally use and the continuing problem of duplicate songs appearing on the phone. I hope this saves… Read More »

Low Power VM Lab Pt II

By | May 30, 2014

This has been a while coming but anyways better late then ever. Since I wrote the original article I have been using a number of different hyper-visors, also the hosts number has grown to three. Here’s how it went. To start with I had everything running with VMWare which I had some interest in as it was what… Read More »