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Hey Guys,

 

I just published 173 and we had a fun time on video with this one. Jim will have the video out shortly so you guys can see the screens that we were looking at. We had some fun with Windows 8 and Server 8 although I'll admit that I had only a few minutes with the server prior to the show. I'm sure this topic will be a focus for us for a while though.

 

I also have been playing with audio production some. I've not been very happy with the audio quality for the last few episodes and that's primarily my fault. This one is better however I tried some noise reduction techniques and they work but they do have side effects. I'm learning how to minimize those effects. One of my big pet peeves is mouse clicks and there are a lot of them in this show. Mostly mine. I will work on that microphone gain!

 

Let me know what you thought of the show and the audio. Thanks for listening guys. You make it fun to do this week in and week out.

 

Dave

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There is a point in this show where I try to create a virtual disk out of a 500 Gb drive and a 40 Gb drive. I forget the method I chose but it failed and we pretty much stopped right there. I looked at it again tonight and was able to create a mirror out of the two drives. Obviously, or maybe not due to my error last night, you can only mirror up to the size of the smalled drive. So I have a nice 40 gig volume with the drive letter of D now. It looks like the rest of the space on the 500 is now useless but this was just a test. In a real situation I don't think anyone will put a 40 gig SATA drive in as a data drive!

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I haven't noticed the audio problems you speek of. I think you are overly critical.

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I haven't noticed the audio problems you speek of. I think you are overly critical.

 

I listen using Bose QC15 headphones and I haven't noticed any issues.either.

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I haven't noticed the audio problems you speek of. I think you are overly critical.

There is absolutely no doubt about that! Show 174 is up and I think the audio was much better. I'll let you decide.

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