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Installing Ruby on Rails Environment on Ubuntu

Installing Ruby on Rails Environment on Ubuntu

I have recently joined a bootcamp for Ruby on Rails and thought it might be a good idea to share what I believe to be a decent startup guide on how you should setup your server. By ...

Windows 8.1 – Not Detecting Third Monitor

Windows 8.1 – Not Detecting Third Monitor

Well I finally installed Windows 8.1, and although I finally got used to not having the Start button around, I'm not really going to complain about its return. So the first problem ...

Old Skype on Windows 8

Old Skype on Windows 8

Since the launch of Windows 8, I have been nothing but annoyed at the fact that you need to use the Metro Skype version that requires a full screen to use. It's a chat application, ...

HP TouchPad CM9 with Working Camera (Sort of)

HP TouchPad CM9 with Working Camera (Sort of)

It seems that someone has finally been able to get the HP TouchPad camera working and it's about time! Although it has its bugs and glitches, a camera is a camera and I'm sure we c ...

Watch Facebook Videos on TouchPad/Android

Watch Facebook Videos on TouchPad/Android

Many HP TouchPad or even Android owners these days are not able to watch Facebook Videos on their tablet or device. I have no real clue what's causing it, but I do know a simple so ...

Find My iPhone/iPod

Find My iPhone/iPod

Ever misplaced your iPod or iPhone and couldn't figure out where it was? Well you wont have to worry about that anymore, not with the app developed by Apple themselves called "Find ...

Disqus Comment Count Error

Disqus Comment Count Error

Well the great thing about starting up a new website, with a new template and such is the amount of bugs you encounter during its development. Obviously not everything will just go ...

Windows 8.1 – Not Detecting Third Monitor

Well I finally installed Windows 8.1, and although I finally got used to not having the Start button around, I'm not really going to complain about its return. So the first problem I came across was that my third monitor was not working/detected. My third monitor uses a DVI to miniDP converter, so I have a miniDP, HDMI and DVI connection setup on my desktop. In order to resolve this issue all I had to do wa ...

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Old Skype on Windows 8

Since the launch of Windows 8, I have been nothing but annoyed at the fact that you need to use the Metro Skype version that requires a full screen to use. It's a chat application, and I rather not have it take up a whole screen just to be able to talk to someone. Anyway, I found a way around it and that is to download the full version of Skype and install it. You can download the file here: Skype Full Inst ...

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Windows 7/Vista “God Mode”

Ever wanted all your Windows settings in one place? Well, now you can have it with "God Mode" in Windows 7/Vista. God Mode was created by the Windows Development team to help them browse through various settings for Windows within one panel without the hassle of opening up different folders in Control Panel and other places. To use it, all you need to do is: Step One: Create a new folder. Right Click on Des ...

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Windows XP ‚ÄúYou may be a victim of software counterfeiting‚ÄĚ

After installing your genuine copy of Microsoft Windows XP you are prompted with a ‚ÄúYour software is counterfeit‚ÄĚ error message at startup. Even after visiting the¬†www.microsoft.com/genuine/¬†site and validating, you still get the above message popping up after 2 or 3 boots. There is an easy solution to this and I would like you to follow the steps below to fix the issue. 1.¬†C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Fil ...

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How to restore “Show Desktop” icon

Here is a useful tip on how to restore the Show Desktop icon from the taskbar incase you deleted it accidently. 1. Click Start , click Run, type notepad, and then click OK. 2. In Notepad, type the following text on individual lines: [Shell] Command=2 IconFile=explorer.exe,3 [Taskbar] Command=ToggleDesktop  3. Click File, click Save As, and then save the file to your desktop as Show Desktop.scf. Note: Notepa ...

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Vista “Widgets” on Windows XP

Well many people loved the feature on Windows Vista called "Widgets" but lets face it, not many people are too happy with Windows Vista. So after doing a little bit of research, I found out that Google actually had the same feature (most likely before Microsoft even came out with Vista) and it works on Windows XP! It's called Google G ...

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FIX: Windows Vista Activation – Product Key in Use

There are many reasons as to why your activation will not work on Windows Vista. To name a few, you have chosen an invalid way of installing Vista (You chose Custom instead of Upgrade) or you have ran the installation without typing in the Product Key. Now when you get the prompt to activate Windows Vista, you get an error saying "Product Key already in use" - Do not fear, this does mean that Microsoft has ...

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Windows Vista File System – NTFS ONLY!

After going through a fellow bloggers article regarding the differences between FAT32 and NTFS (Which was something new I learn't today) I decided to warn any users who were about to upgrade to Windows Vista of a compulsary decision you need to make. First, I would like you to read over what crystalattice has blogged about in his article about ...

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Windows Update and Secure Website Issues

I have rencently been getting quite a few issues regarding Windows Updates failing to install or download with error numbers such as 0x8007041D, 0x80040111, 0x80070020 and many more. It also fixes issues where you are unable to install more than 30 updates, unable to access secure websites and Windows Genuine Advantage issues. To make my life and everyone elses easier, I have created a batch file compiled w ...

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