Category Archives: IT / Tech News

HP 8440p laptop – Setting Time and Date, Clock Losing Time, Time and Date Incorrect

Here is a proposed solution. … Read more

HP Elitebook 8440p Updated to Windows 10, now touch pad doesn’t work

Open regedit.exe and find the key:

“DeleteUserSettingsOnUpgrade” in “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Synaptics\SynTP\Install”
and change its value to zero.

Now change your preferences in Synaptics settings and verify whether they persist after reboot.… Read more

How to burn .iso to USB drive

CD/DVD drives have gone obsolete and USB drives have become more popular and cheaper now. Thats the reason we prefer to use USB drives instead of CD or DVD to install a new system. 
There are many utilities available which … Read more

Cascading or Connecting a Linksys router to another router

Cascading is a term used when connecting a router to another router.  This connection is done if you want to:

  • Improve the performance of the network without removing your older router
  • Connect more devices (wired and wireless)
  • Expand the wireless
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How do I reset my Charter cable modem?

Note: The equipment pictured is just an example. The steps listed should work correctly for all modem types.

  1. Shut Down/Turn Off your computer as well as all network devices (wireless access points, wireless routers, ethernet switches and hubs).
  2. Unplug
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Use KeePass to store your passwords on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux

KeePass for Windows

KeePass for Mac OS X and Linux

KeePassDroid for AndroidRead more

Introducing Vagrant

Have you ever heard the following? “Welcome to the team! Here’s a list of 15 applications to install, the instructions are in the team room, somewhere. See you in a week!” Or: “What do you mean it broke production, it … Read more

The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being dubbed one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has affected many popular websites and services — ones you might use every day, like Gmail … Read more