December 7th, 2013
Wordpress Permalinks on Ubuntu Server 1310 ubuntu server logo  WordPress Permalinks on Ubuntu Server 13.10

If you are familiar with Wordpress you should know by now that the default url structure (something similar to yourwebsiteaddress/?p=17) is not any good for SEO. This is a little guide for those of you trying to build a LAMP server for hosting Wordpress on Ubuntu Server. This was tested on Ubuntu Server 13.10 but it should work on older versions as well. (more)..

May 31st, 2013
Restore Delete Confirmation Dialogue in Windows 8 Windows 8 logo  Restore the Delete Confirmation Dialogue in Windows 8

Missing the confirmation dialogue that popped up in earlier Microsoft OS’es (XP, Vista, 7) after trying to delete a file or folder? The default behavior in Windows 8 is to move the file directly to the Recycle Bin and not prompt for a confirmation. Restoring this dialogue is very easy.  (more)..

January 21st, 2013
Outlook 20032010 automatic BCC guide Outlook2003 2010automaticBCCguide logo  Outlook 2003-2010 automatic BCC guide

This guide will show you how to automatically BCC (blind carbon copy) to an email address all the email that you send. This means that every email that you send using Outlook will also get copied to an email address of your choosing without the persons in the To or CC boxes ever noticing this. Whether you need to archive emails or you want to track an email address this method is guaranteed to work. I have personally tried this with Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 and it worked without problems. (more)..

January 21st, 2013
 Windows 7 Event ID 2017 The server was unable to allocate from the system nonpaged pool

The event viewer seems to be flooded by this error and the computers that are trying to access shared folders from the Windows 7 file server get an error from time to time and couldn’t access their files. I have encountered the Event ID 2017 error while using Windows 7 as a file server for more than 10 client computers (mixed OSes: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8). (more)..

January 21st, 2013
Using Nirsoft BluescreenView to troubleshoot and fix bluescreens bluescreen  Using Nirsoft BluescreenView to troubleshoot and fix bluescreens

BlueScreenView is an utility that can be used to troubleshoot the infamous Blue Screen of Death or BSOD more commonly called. Be aware that by default Windows will restart your computer automatically if a blue screen occurs.

The program analyzes the contents of  the c:\windows\minidump folder which contains dump files created at the time the BSOD occured. These files contain clues regarding the name and location of the driver file that caused the crash.  (more)..

September 14th, 2011
 Optimize Windows 7

Do you feel that your computer running Windows 7 is a lot slower than when you bought it? Fortunately, there are some things that you can do in order to optimize Windows 7 and speed up your system. As you install programs and accumulate files you’ll notice that your computer’s performance degrades.  Most of the following methods of  speeding up Windows 7 have been tested for years on hundreds of computers while doing my job as a System Administrator and will mostly apply to other operating systems as well. (more)..

September 2nd, 2011
Top 15 Android Apps September 2011 android logo  Top 15 Android Apps – September 2011

Here is a list of top free Android apps for September 2011. All of these were personally tested on Android phones.
There are over 300,000 apps available in the Android Market, most of these apps being free as Google has a higher percentage of free apps compared to other app stores. Apple’s App Store comes in second with only 28% free applications.
Android’s market share in the US soared from 36.4% in April 2011 to 41.8% in July 2011 recording a 5.4% growth according to the latest (more)..

July 26th, 2011
Top 20 Android apps August 2011 android logo  Top 20 Android apps – August 2011
Google’s Android operating system has come a long way since it’s commercial inception at the end of 2008. They now (July 2011) report having more than 550,000 device activations per day. The number of total devices running Android is believed to have surpassed 100 million. Another area for exceptional growth for the OS is the number off apps currently available which amounts to more than 200,000. Keep in mind that this is the number of apps available in the official Google Market and adding the number of unsupported apps we get more than 350,000. All of the apps in this list are free unless stated otherwise.
Here are what I consider to be the top 20 Android apps available:  (more)..
October 24th, 2010
Remove This type of file can harm your computer message in Google Chrome google chrome logo  Remove “This type of file can harm your computer” message in Google Chrome

A default Google Chrome installation will show this message whenever you try to download most of the file types: „This type of file can harm your computer. Are you sure you want to download …”. Here is how you can prevent this and get rid of this annoyance: (more)..

June 9th, 2010
 Problem Steps Recorder How-To

Have you ever tried to solve a computer problem on the phone? If you have you surely got to a point where you didn’t get exactly what the other person was trying to say or where the problem manifests itself. A lot of people, even the ones with a lot of computer expertise don’t have the ability to visualize and troubleshoot a problem that they don’t see with their own eyes.  (more)..