Category: Computer Fixes

Broken Computer? Try my trusty list of fixes and other computer tricks.

Tricks to making bootable USB drives for Windows.

Nothing of any major import, but a basic reference to help me remember where to get this info next time. Rufus: created bootable USB the easy way Settings for Rufus to make UEFI bootable devices. That is all.

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Stuck Configuring 3 of 3 on Windows Vista, 7, 2008 and similar OS

If your Vista/7/2008 machine gets stuck installing/configuring update 3 of 3 after a recent update cycle, you can follow this procedure, but ONLY as a last resort. BEWARE: this may leave your machine in an unstable state. to read about

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Correcting or Fixing a Corrupt User Profile in Windows 7

Restart your computer. This releases any locks Windows may have on the profile folders. Log on with an account with administrative priviledges. Move C:Users%username% to a safe location (%username% being the account that has the corrupt profile) Delete C:UsersTEMP, if it exists.

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Printing to Windows Printers from iOS 5

When Apple released iOS 5, some change they made to it made most of the previous instructions on the Internet to allow one to print from these devices to Windows non-AirPrint printers no longer work. In an update to my

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Printing from iPad to Windows Printers

For my reference (and yours if for some reason you can’t find the same articles I found), here’s how you print from an iPad to a shared Windows Printer on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Machine using Apple AirPrint and

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Netflix iPad Stall Issue

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It’s been a long time! Been busy, sorry for the absence. I’m still alive – don’t worry. Have an iPad? On a WiFi Network? Using DD-WRT? Trying to stream Netflix and it won’t stream? It’s a DNS compatibility issue! If

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NO HOTLINKING

I live in a nice world. I try to be a nice guy. I don’t disable hotlinking by default. That was, until some website using an East Timor top-level domain was hot linking to the ENTIRE LOCAL COPY of Inanis

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Ultra VNC SC works with Vista/Seven?

Really, it does. All you have to do is get a copy of the installer juice, hack some files, and it will properly disable Aero in Vista AND Seven, so that you can have a non-installing tool for your clients,

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Automount NTFS Partitions in Ubuntu

I had some minor trouble with this, mostly because I don’t know minutiae about Linux, so I needed some help. Making NTFS partitions automount makes life a bit easier,

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Windows XP Logon Woes (Maybe Vista too…)

Another fix I found last week – a tip really. If you have a Windows XP machine that, when you try to log on to any account in both normal and safe mode, immediatly logs off before giving you a

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