Auto-Login Windows 7 Premium Account

Win7UserAccountPress the Windows key + R on your keyboard to launch the “Run” dialog box.
Type in ‘control userpasswords2’
Press Enter. The User Accounts window will display.
Uncheck the option “Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer”
Click “OK”
Enter the current password and confirm it.

SBS 2008 Port Forwarding

SBS2008 Port Fowarding
The server cannot open ports on the router. Ensure that ports 80, 443, 987 are opened and pointed the IP address on the server. If you are using e-mail open port 25, and if you are using VPN, open port 1723.
SBS 2003 Port Forwarding: 80, 443 Web and SSL
4125 – Remote Web Workplace
1723 GRE – VPN

Mac OS10 VPN

Open System Preferences and Network
Click the lock if not unlocked and click the + to add new
Interface to VPN
VPN Type to PPTP
Service Name: MCGB
Enter Server Address:
Account Name: yourusername
Check “Show VPN status menu bar”
Click Authentication Settings
Enter office password
Click OK and Apply
Click VPN in status bar and “Connect MCGB VPN”
Download and install Remote Desktop Connection for MAC

Access OWA using Safari & Mac OS10

Open Safari and click “Safari > Preferences”
Choose the “Autofill” tab and CHECK “User names and passwords”
Navigate to
Install Trusted Root Certificate
a. Click “Show Certificate”
b. Check “Always trust “server.domain.local” when connecting to “mail.server.tld”
c. Expand “Trust” section and choose drop down for “Always Trust” for everything.
d. Enter system password when challenged.
Login to OWA using mcgbusername and office password.
Choose “YES” to prompt “Would you like to save this password?”
Drag and drop address bar to desktop to create shortcut.

Lifehacker Posts

You’re backing up your data the wrong way:
HotImage your hard drive with DriveImage XML:
Various Driver Backup Programs:

Ultra VNC and the remote support tool

The great thing about UltrVNC is that it lets me set up a d/l executable that is executed by the end user and therefore, bypasses any firewall port forwarding settings on the client end.  THe server end needs PORT 5900 forwarded to the machine running “Ultra VNC Viewer (Listen Mode)”.
The full Download for UVNC is here:
And the app that makes all of my remote support magic happen is Ultra VNC Single Click: