Alcatel OmniPCX requires a .wav format file sampled in PCM 8000 kHz, 8 bits, mono - full stop. 3, 2, 1...action! Record your voice message as a wav file. To record a voice prompt, you may simply... Run "Windows sound recorder". Record a wma (or a wav) file. Then you'll need to convert your message… Read More


Andrea MatesiSenior Professional Network and Computer Systems Engineer during work hours and father when home. Andrea strives to deliver outstanding customer service and heaps of love towards his family. In this Ad-sponsored space, Andrea shares his quest for "ultimate" IT knowledge, meticulously brought to you in an easy to read format.http://www.pwrusr.com… Read More


In one of my previous articles I wrote how to use a couple of fancy tools included by default on Ubuntu to clone and restore an Windows, NTFS-based, broken hdd: http://www.pwrusr.com/system-administration/how-to-make-an-ntfs-image-of-a-faulty-windows-hdd-with-ntfsclone-and-ubuntu Today I will show you how I performed a similar operations by relying on CentOS 6.2 live and standard “default” tools. The cloning procedure.… Read More


  Microsoft-mas gifts. Microsoft was so happy about the Windows 8 success that they choose to gift us all with a new, improved Windows (or should I say Tileows?!) 8.1. If you are the lucky owner of a genuine Windows 8, you are entitled to a free Windows 8.1 upgrade from the Windows Store.  … Read More


According to the following thread: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/p/19489949/20297131.aspx#20297131 The possible culprits for the laptop not turning ON are: A defective Mother Board (or Logic Board). A charging Port defect. In my experience, I will add to the previous list: The AWM cable run, located below the upper frame (ie. the frame where the trackpad is attached). Above… Read More


Andrea MatesiSenior Professional Network and Computer Systems Engineer during work hours and father when home. Andrea strives to deliver outstanding customer service and heaps of love towards his family. In this Ad-sponsored space, Andrea shares his quest for "ultimate" IT knowledge, meticulously brought to you in an easy to read format.http://www.pwrusr.com… Read More


Hello all, today I experienced a Windows Server 2012 issue which puzzled me for a couple of hours. After deploying a DC, I went on and disabled IPv6 (by adding the "DisabledComponents"-Key to my Registry): reg add HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\TCPIP6\Parameters /v DisabledComponents /t REG_DWORD /d 0xffffffff After rebooting the System, I noticed the Network Location Awarness-related "Domain"… Read More


New Ubuntu 12.04 LTS X64 Server Hyper-V Virtual Appliance available. Proceed to the download section to obtain your copy. Release Notes. This marks the release of the first publicly available Ubuntu 12.04 LTS X64 Server Hyper-V Virtual Appliance. Simply download, extract and import ("Action" -> "Import Virtual Machine"), the appliance onto Hyper-V to deploy a… Read More


New Ubuntu 12.04 LTS X64 Desktop Hyper-V Virtual Appliance available. Proceed to the download section to obtain your copy. Release Notes. This marks the release of the first publicly available Ubuntu 12.04 LTS X64 Desktop Hyper-V Virtual Appliance. Simply download, extract and import ("Action" -> "Import Virtual Machine"), the appliance onto Hyper-V to deploy a… Read More


Centos-6.2-x86_64-minimal available! New Centos-6.2-x86_64-minimal Hyper-V VHD available. Proceed to the (new!) download section to grab your copy. Release Notes: This marks the release of the first publicly available CentOS 6.2 X64 minimal Hyper-V VHD. Simply download and deploy the VHD to your own virtualized environments. I wish to also particularly thank all the Linux SA… Read More