Category Archives: IT / Tech News

Replacement for LogMeIn – Chrome Remote Desktop

The previous app we were using to remotely access PCs (LogMeIn) got rid of their Free Edition so we decided to find a different solution.

On the remote PC, ask the person to install a Chrome browser extension … Read more

Internet Explorer is currently running with add-ons disabled (how do I turn it off?)

Find IE and then right click the application and then go to the Shortcut tab and then look at the Target area. It should be something like this–“C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe”

Make sure there are no extra strings after the iexplorer.exe.… Read more

How do I adjust the password policy for a standalone Windows 2008 server

From the Start window, type “Local Security Policy.”

1) Go to Security Settings > Account Policies > Password Policy.

2) Disable the option “Password must meet complexity requirements.”

3) Make sure that the “Maximum password age” is set to zero. … Read more

How can I connect remotely to my home computer?

Logmein is a great little app, which bypasses all the mess. If you like the mess and you are an IT person who wants to connect remotely the hard way just because then read on.

First, you are going to … Read more

How do I download an audio file / mp3 instead of launching Quicktime in a browser

  1. Using Firefox for Mac or PC

    • Ctrl click (Mac) or right-click (PC) the link and then select “Save Link as….”

    • Choose the folder in which to save the MP3 file, using the dialog box. For example, you may

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How to Remove XP Anti-virus 2011

XP Anti-Virus 2011 or also known as Vista Anti-virus 2011 and Win 7 Anti-virus 2011 is a rogue program that will be installed on multiple operating system. XP Anti-virus 2011 is a variant that will be installed on the system … Read more

How to remove Win 7 Anti-Virus 2011 (Windows 7)

Change folder options

You can change the way files and folders function and how items are displayed on your computer by using Folder Options in Control Panel.

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clickingAppearance … Read more

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

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The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is on fire!.

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