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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 XP “You may be a victim of software counterfeiting”

After installing your genuine copy of Microsoft Windows XP you are prompted with a “Your software is counterfeit” 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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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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Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Vista – Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage

"Help I can't browse the internet, I keep getting the error 'Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage' everytime I try to go online" So you were using your computer one day and out of no where you are unable to access the internet. You then try to trace your steps back to what you did last and came up with the conclusion that it was a windows update that caused the problem right? You might be right, but ...

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Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Vista – Internet Explorer Cannot Display the Webpage

So you were using your computer one day and out of no where you are unable to access the internet. You then try to trace your steps back to what you did last and came up with the conclusion that it was a windows update that caused the problem right? You might be right, but then again you might be wrong. I have come across quite a few people who have brough their computer to me blaming Microsoft for everythi ...

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Activating Windows XP

Well lately I have been getting quite a few customers asking me why they can't activate their Microsoft Windows XP?! Questions like: "I've gone past my 30 days and now I can't logon to Windows XP because it keeps asking me to activate" "I've tried to activate Windows XP over the internet and it keeps failing." Okay so let me make this simple for you all. Basically for you to be able to activate over the int ...

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