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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 »

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

Got Memory?

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: .

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“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