Archive for May, 2013

Outlook 2010 show picture placeholders

May 3, 2013 18 comments

This little setting cost me a few hours of time. I have no idea how it got messed up but I have the fix. The problem is e-mails wouldn’t show images, only boxes where the image is supposed to be. It took me just a few minutes to find the setting. With a message open click File -> Options -> Editor Options… -> Advanced -> Show picture placeholders. So I uncheck the box and the pictures show up in the e-mail. All is good until the next day when I start Outlook again and the setting is checked again. No matter what I do I can’t seem to get the setting to stay unchecked. Well here is the fix. Read more…

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Migrate clients to a new DHCP server

May 2, 2013 Leave a comment

We’ve decided to migrate our DHCP services off the domain controllers and onto a DHCP failover cluster.  We needed to find a way of getting the clients to migrate over without rebooting them and without the sledge hammer approach of turning off the old DHCP service.  We came up with a slow and safe method for forcing the clients to migrate with minimal impact.   Read more…

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