Ultimate Boot CD

Ultimate Boot CD is completely free for the download, or could be obtained for a small fee. You need the Ultimate Boot CD if you want to: Run floppy-based diagnostic tools from CDROM drives. More and more PCs are shipped without floppy drives these days, and it is such a royal pain when you need to run diagnostic tools on them. Free yourself from the slow loading speed of the floppy drive. Even if you do have a floppy drive, it is still much muc

Creating an effective USB blocking GPO – Spiceworks

Introduction I spent several hours reading technet tutorials, spiceworks posts, and other various how-to/guide/tutorials and was not able to get a GPO effectively blocking usb access for users in a security group. I managed to effectively construct a working USB blocking GPO and would like to save people some headaches by posting a complete start to finish guide for Group Policy beginners that fills in the various gaps I found in other tutorials. via Cre

MicroLink GSM – tiny, Arduino compatible, rapid prototyping

I just backed up this project on KickStarter    What is MicroLink GSM? Tiny self-contained board that can do automation, alerts, cellular data, phone calls, SMS text messages, and more - USB plug & play. Technical information Atmel Atmega328P microcontroller – same as Arduino UNO Latest generation SIM800H module (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) Genuine FTDI USB chip Interrupt pins available An LED is connected to pin D13, same as the Arduino UN

USB Selective Suspend – Turn On or Off

The USB selective suspend feature allows the hub driver to suspend an individual USB port without affecting the operation of the other USB ports on the hub. Selective suspension of USB devices is especially useful in portable computers, since it helps conserve battery power. Many devices, such as fingerprint readers and other kinds of biometric scanners, only require power intermittently. Suspending such devices, when the device is not in use, reduces over