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Our Android Books
Stuff I used to do
Download OSCON 2004 Presentation
What is a RACI matrix?
Stand for a dry erase board. I am pretty happy with this purchase. VIZ-PRO ECO Magnetic U-Stand Whiteboard/Flipchart Ease. You will see below how i ended up with this. It is sturdy. Erases well. Haven't extensively used it. But a good by I think so far.
Windows system error: Windows Search Service terminated unexpectedly
How do I open a command prompt at a given directory in windows?
Can I count words in a Power Point presentation?
Can I share from Google Drive
How can I auto rotate images in Google Photos?
How can I unsubscribe to a google group?
To Pause, To Learn...
How to style a list in microsoft word?
Agile Keywords and videos
Need to buy a silent USB desk fan
Windows task scheduler
What are various windows user accounts?
Working with windows folder shortcuts
windows batch files
Basics of powershell
How to send emails from azure servers?
How do I create a new gmail account?
xcopy .\*.java c:\temp /s /L /D:11-22-2007
Show java files that are more recent than Nov 22nd, 2007 in the current directory and sub directores.
/s indicates to span sub directories
/L is to display only
you need to have a target directoty. use this with caution. For some reason if you omit the /L you will end up copying.
what are various ways of protecting a webserver on Azure?
How to organize Google Drive?
long battery life 6+ hours
light weight (probably not) dvd drive
about $800 or less
bigger than 13 inch screen
3 USB ports
8 G of RAM
Solid state hard drive
HDMI - Ability to connect to the tv
click on the link above to see why I bought toshiba portege 835-p50x from bestbuy.
On Best suited Online backups for Photos, and why not for anything else while I am at it!
Buying a Color Laser Printer for Home Use in 2015
On Online Backups
vagaries of microsoft word
Mapping XML files to Excel files
A Poor, Stubborn, and Lazy approach to backup a Windows Laptop
Windows Activation Technologies Error
Google Cloud Print
7 things you should do when you buy a new windows computer
windows 8 survival guide
Use alt-enter in excel to open a new line in a cell of text
The mess that is called windows 8
How do I transform multiple photos in picasa?
Protecting kids for unintended internet content: Open DNS and Routers
How can I install older office products
Should I buy a chromebook
Verizon 4G wireless problem
How to work with "Do you want to restart your computer now"
Fixing a toshiba portege
How to fix the error with Chrome installation. Click on the link above to see how.
Android and Googleplus instant uploads
If I don't pay attention at home entropy seem to take over the router and modem quite frequently. I am needing to restart the router and modem quite frequently. That is when I realize it. Not sure how many times I don't even notice.
otherwise I am getting speed tests of 3mbps. when I restart the router I get 20mbps. These are relatively new and expensive router and modems from motorola and linksys.
How to publish from google to youtube
All I want to do is zip up a directory under windows 7. I use the send to file context menu in the file manager. I have done this for years. Same computer. Same account. Worked every time. For some reason it has stopped working this morning. Not sure what the culprit is.
I am able to search google and find the cause. In my case it turned out to be TEMP folder permissions. I have no idea how that got changed!!!
Click on the link above for full details.
Why is word capitalizing the leter i
How do I align figures in power point
How can I high light a phrase in Microsoft word persistently?
How do I add a group in gmail?
how can I reinstall windows on acer 5732z?
Can I reinstall network stack on windows 7?
How do I tell Chrome to ask for gmail password?
How can I see real path while exploring in file manager
Search for: part of your folder name
Setting up comcast in Nov 2010
ie8 features: cross domain css
Page Number Drop down
Format Page Numbers
Start at: 1
When I try to change the master slide, date and the slide number just doesn't show up.
Looks like you have to select the header/footer menu while you are on the master slide and then you have to select the appropriate boxes to show.
It looks like, at least in ie6, the address bar and menus can disappear if you accidentally press F11. If you press F11 again you can get it back. However if you don't know why it disappeared in the first place, it will be a puzzle.
Even when it disappears there is a sliver of menu at the top. You can also right click on that stretch and get back menu bar one by one. But it doesnt seem to be the same as F11.
I am not sure if there is an equivalent menu option for F11!
Here is the complete error
You are about to be redirected to a connection that is not secure.
The information you are sending to the current site might be retransmitted to a nonsecure site. Do you wish to continue?
This enables the ability to log into http authenticated sites with out explicitly typing in userid password dialog boxes
copy a.txt b.txt > nul
Where nul is the device or filename. Notice the single
synchit (maybe) not free
Read this link from microsoft for a possible solution
When I insert a USB drive, the "subst"ituted drive letter is hijacked and assigned to the "usb" drive. But when you go to that drive it actually points to the mounted directory. Anyway as far as XP is concerned this is a major confusion.
Click on the link above to see the resolution.
1. Notes on resetting a DLink Router
2. Additional notes on the DLink router
Recently the webserver was upgraded apache 1.3.29. Ever since I am having intermittent problems submitting post data via a web form. Displaying data works fine.
The browser says the "page can not be displayed". It also says a dns error at the bottom of the page.
I can ping the site quite fine. Any subsequent gets will work fine as well.
The research seem to indicate issues with a specific fix of the ie browser not able to handle keep alive settings well.
The browser recommendation is to turn of the keep alive or increase the time out on the keep alive.
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Symantec Nav 2005
Reliable Anti Virus (RAV)
For more click on the link above.
Copies files and directory trees.
XCOPY source [destination] [/A | /M] [/D[:date]] [/P] [/S [/E]] [/V] [/W]
[/C] [/I] [/Q] [/F] [/L] [/H] [/R] [/T] [/U]
[/K] [/N] [/Z]
source Specifies the file(s) to copy.
destination Specifies the location and/or name of new files.
/A Copies files with the archive attribute set,
doesn't change the attribute.
/M Copies files with the archive attribute set,
turns off the archive attribute.
/D:m-d-y Copies files changed on or after the specified date.
If no date is given, copies only those files whose
source time is newer than the destination time.
/P Prompts you before creating each destination file.
/S Copies directories and subdirectories except empty ones.
/E Copies directories and subdirectories, including empty ones.
Same as /S /E. May be used to modify /T.
/V Verifies each new file.
/W Prompts you to press a key before copying.
/C Continues copying even if errors occur.
/I If destination does not exist and copying more than one file,
assumes that destination must be a directory.
/Q Does not display file names while copying.
/F Displays full source and destination file names while copying.
/L Displays files that would be copied.
/H Copies hidden and system files also.
/R Overwrites read-only files.
/T Creates directory structure, but does not copy files. Does not
include empty directories or subdirectories. /T /E includes
empty directories and subdirectories.
/U Copies only files that already exist in destination.
/K Copies attributes. Normal Xcopy will reset read-only attributes.
/N Copies using the generated short names.
/Z Copies networked files in restartable mode.
I was quite naive when I thought XP could copy data cds without needing an external software such as a cd to cd copy.
Well the spell was broken yesterday. Somehow the xp cd copy thinks that a source CD that is less than 700mb is actually containing 715mb. So it won't copy the cd
I had to go back to an older copy of Nero and install it to actually copy this large cd
I am sure there is perfectly a good reason for this but I have no clue what it is
Windows Installer won't work
The Windows Installer Service Could Not Be Accessed
Look at the above microsoft support url. Briefly you need to run c:\windows\system32\msiexec.exe /regserver to re register this service
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