Damon Pulsford

GUI for ExifTool?
Dec 10, 2021

GUI for ExifTool?

We install Jexiftool GUI to use with ExifTool and demonstrate viewing and updating metadata.

Categories: misc
£14 TP Link LS1008G switch maxed out
Dec 3, 2021

£14 TP Link LS1008G switch maxed out

We connect the TPlink LS1008G / LS1005G switch to 8 computers and transfer data at 16Gps. that's 1Gbps send and receiving on all 8 network ports.

Categories: Misc
Windows 11 bypass unsupported hardware in SECONDS
Nov 26, 2021

Windows 11 bypass unsupported hardware in SECONDS

We should you how to modify the registry during the installation of Windows 11 to bypass the checks for TPM, RAM, and secure boot. This is very useful for installing windows 11 into a virtualised environment that does not provide a TPM module but will also allow you to install Windows 11 onto …

Categories: lab
WSL Block Device Access Alternative
Nov 26, 2021

WSL Block Device Access Alternative

We show how Cygwin can be used as a way to access block devices using the gnu commands you would normally use in Linux. Windows subsystem for Linux does not allow direct device access at a block level, using Cygwin solves this.

Categories: lab
How to erase a Data tape
Nov 19, 2021

How to erase a Data tape

We take a look on the Whiteboard about why and the various method of erasing a magnetic tape. We then demonstrate using the mt command on both Linux and Windows 11 with Cygwin to erase both a 9 track tape and LTO tape.

Categories: tape how to
AWS CLI CHEAT SHEET
Nov 7, 2021

AWS CLI CHEAT SHEET

One of the many benefits of AWS is that it can be managed across different operating systems with a single unified tool. The tool in question is the AWS Command line interface. In this blog post we will show you how to install the CLI and outline some essential commands to get you started.

Categories: s3