So I’ve been playing around with Microsoft Parental Controls on our family computer and I was pleasantly surprised with how easy it is to setup and what a good job it does. I honestly can’t believe it’s a Microsoft product.… Read More »
How to save money and get free shipping
Anymore, there’s nothing you can’t find online. Hard to find items (like a card “shoe”) can be hard to find locally, but are easy to find online. Prices for items bought online can be a steal as well at least… Read More »How to save money and get free shipping
Printing a big image on multiple pieces of paper
Printing a pig picture shouldn’t be hard at all – especially with semi-pro tools like PhotoShop, right? Wrong! “ It’s a pain in the behind, and seems to take forever or just doesn’t work. “ The easy solution to the problem is… Read More »Printing a big image on multiple pieces of paper
DIY Virus removal
It seems that getting viruses is an inevitable part of computer ownership anymore. “ I’ve spent many a night cleaning“ viruses of of our family’s computers, and have often been thankful that I have had the skills to do it myself, rather… Read More »DIY Virus removal
Automatic WordPress Backup
Automatic WordPress Backup is a great utility plug-in for WordPress that can provide safe, secure off-site backup of your WordPress blogs for pennies a day.“ I installed it on all four of my company’s websites yesterday (two production & two… Read More »Automatic WordPress Backup
At my new company, all of the computers are custom builds, and they all seem to have a different motherboard in them.“ Looking up the memory specs for the different boards can get to be a real pain.“ Knowing how… Read More »Got Memory?
Geting started with WordPress
So, you want to get started making websites or run your own blog? Or you’re just interested in learning more about WordPress. As with most things, the best way to learn is to roll up your sleeves and get to work. Fortunately, there are several free hosting options that will allow you to get started without shelling out one thin dime of your own.
The most prominent company offering“ free WordPress hosting right now is DreamHost.“ They are a established, well known hosting company.“ You can sign up for their free app hosting at: https://panel.dreamhostapps.com/signup/ .
So I have this CPAP I wear at night to keep me breathing.“ It’s a pain in the butt, but I like to breathe, so I wear it.“ I got a new one a ways back that has been driving… Read More »CPAP Hacking
“Cannot find or parse web template file” errors using stsadm.exe
I was trying to install the Job Requisition template into SharePoint, but kept getting an error message everytime I tried: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\BIN>STSADM.EXE -o addtemplate -filename c:\Templates\JobRequisition.wsp -title JobRequisition -description JobRequisition Cannot find or parse web template… Read More »“Cannot find or parse web template file” errors using stsadm.exe
Remote Desktop Reboot
Often when working on a server or workstation via Remote Desktop you’ll need to restart it.“ The problem is that the “Reboot” option is glaringly missing from your remote session: Fortunately there is a “trick” that will let you restart… Read More »Remote Desktop Reboot