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John C. Reid
Works at Back to Basics Computer Services
Attends Western Governors University
Lives in Lake Havasu City, AZ
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For all you Apple users who think you immune to viruses: This one is very serious, hard to detect, impossible to clean, and does not require Internet access to infect you.
The improved attack highlights ongoing concerns over the security of a computer's low-level code
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How did I spend the last 10 days ignoring this video every time it hit my stream?

This video is worth your time -- Don't believe me? Just Watch!
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I just realized I know far more IP addresses than phone numbers.

It is time for me to go to bed.
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+John C. Reid I heard that essentially people where waiting in line on the internet for hours and only 5 people walked out with that TV.

Thanks Amazon, you brought darkness upon internet shopping. Way to go..
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"I don’t even consider what we’re doing this season to be that huge. It was just the setup for the real story which really begins next season, which would have been Act 2 of our film." ~Sam Esmail
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So I just finished watching the first episode of Mr Robot. I have too much going on in my life right now. I have zero free time. I am far too behind on absolutely everything. This is a really bad time for me to be this obsessed.
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Been fighting for a Windows 10 Professional x64 VM for two days now. I need an environment for testing installers on one of my projects, and I wanted Windows 7 x86, Windows 7 x64, Windows 8.1 x64 and Windows 10 x64 (all professional) in a VM with an initial OS Baseline Snapshot I can roll back to.

After setting up the Win 7 and 8 VMs I created a Windows 7 x64 Pro and activated it with an OEM key for upgrading to Windows 10. Other than doing all of the updates and installing the Guest Additions (I'm using VirtualBox) it is tottaly untouched. I was not able to get it to upgrade. I ensured I had the proper updates, activation, everything I could find anywhere. All my ducks were in a row and it still would not give me the GWX icon, even when I ran the GWX executable manually. I have been fighting it for about 16 hours.

Finally, I tried the Media Creation Tool. I was not aware that it would do a direct upgrade in addition to creating USB and ISO. Whatever, it looks like I am finally on my way to having the last VM in place.
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What the hell are they teaching you kids today??

I am taking a CS101 Applications class and one of my resources is Java for everyone. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons
In the very first chapter, in the introduction to Java, they actually have the gall to say:

"Because Java was designed for the Internet, it has two attributes that make it very suitable for beginners: safety and portability.
The safety features of the Java language make it possible to run Java programs in a browser without fear that they might attack your computer. As an added benefit, these features also help you to learn the language faster. When you make an error that results in unsafe behavior, you receive an accurate error report."

Well that seems to fly in the face of "Java Primary Cause of 91 Percent of Attacks" (http://goo.gl/UdEQyp)
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Time to kill that old horse...
XP rump now carrion for hackers as malware removal tool pulled, A-V updates cease
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IT Specialist
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Well-rounded IT professional with over 15 years of professional experience. * CompTIA A+ 2009 * CompTIA A+ ce * CompTIA Network+ ce * CompTIA Project+ ce * Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist * CIW v5 Associate Certification * CIW JavaScript Specialist Certification * Extensive VoIP experience * Wireless Networking predating Wi-Fi * Remote Access experience * Unix, Linux, and Windows server administration * Multi-platform Network Administration * Help Desk Administration * Virtual Machine experience * Excellent at building co-worker and client rapport / good listener * Linux, Microsoft, Solaris, BSD & Mac * Creative Problem Solver
Employment
  • Back to Basics Computer Services
    Lead Tech, 2013 - present
  • Community Partnerships of Idaho
    IT Specialist, 2011 - 2012
    Notable Projects: * Conversion of multiple remote offices from ATM to 50Mbps Cable and VPN. * Discovery, documentation, and labeling of main office infrastructure cabling. * Almost the entire organization was using thin clients and terminal services with expiring CALs. Migrated to Windows Domain on workstations in all 13 locations. * Setup an employee intranet based on a CMS, authenticating the employees via Active Directory. * Replacement and migration of several servers from heat damaged hardware to new hardware.
  • Computer and Network Services
    President, 2005 - 2011
    Notable Projects: * Planned, and implemented the network for a new multi-tenant office building where every suite had its own securely isolated network while still allowing for some shared common resources such as a printing center and conference room. * Maintained the computers, networks, and Point of Sale systems of three local area True Value Hardware stores. * Built and administered custom, need specific firewalls for multiple clients. * Setup and host multiple e-commerce websites for clients.
  • Odyssey Computer Solutions
    Network Engineer, 2002 - 2005
    Notable Projects: * Built and administered a clustered Sun/Solaris VoIP Soft switch and provided residential phone and virtual PBX service to residents and businesses. * Provided the provisioning, support, and ongoing administration for a Fiber-to-the-Home implementation with services including both Internet and feature rich residential phone service. * Provisioned, maintained, and administered an Exchange server providing a hosted Exchange platform for clients. * Designed, implemented, and provided administration, provisioning, and customer support of a wireless broadband and dial-up ISP. * Designed, implemented, and maintained a proxy for dial-up customers that compressed images, removed whitespace from html, and GZIPed the http stream to provide a "5 times faster" browsing experience.
  • Christa McAuliffe Academy
    Information Technology Director, 1999 - 2002
    Notable Projects: * Transitioned the curriculum from shipped materials to Internet delivered using technologies such as Adobe Flash for dynamic interaction and Citrix ICA for a secure testing environment. * Created and maintained a secure database for student records that was remotely and securely accessible to faculty anywhere in the world without the need for a VPN. * Setup a Windows and Mac (System 7 and OS8 using AppleTalk) network with resources for staff and faculty using NT4 authentication paired with print and file sharing via a Linux server. * Administered and maintained one of the first commercial VoIP PBX systems: a first generation, prototype, 3Com NBX system. * Administered an online collaboration platform for our "Virtual Classrooms" which rivaled the capabilities provided today by platforms such as Adobe Connect and Cisco WebEx.
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Lake Havasu City, AZ
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Merlin, OR - Boise, ID - Caldwell, ID - Yakima, WA - Oklahoma City, OK - Biloxi, MS - Riyadh Air Base, Saudi Arabia
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Jensen built, 1963 Volvo P1800
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I drive a 1963, Jensen built, Volvo P1800. You know, the car Rodger Moore said in a recent BBC interview was the one film car he drove that he would want to keep.

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A+ Network+ & Project+ Certifications, Microsoft Certified Professional, Extensive VoIP experience, Wireless Networking predating Wi-Fi, Remote Access experience, Linux Microsoft Solaris BSD & Mac administration, CIW v5 Associate Certification, CIW JavaScript Specialist Certification, Multi-platform Network Administration, Help Desk Administration
Education
  • Western Governors University
    IT - Networking Emphasis, 2009 - present
  • Perry Technical Institute
    Telecommunications Technology, 1997 - 1999
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