Introduction Just like the Hobbit’s tale I had a short trip there and back again, but mine was to Windows 8.1. My Decision to Switch There was a couple of reasons that resulted in moving my main computer to Windows 8.1. The main one was I write software for companies and use Visual Studio. This […]
To change the password complexity requirements settings in Windows Server 2008:
Introduction If you have experienced the following error in Microsoft Windows: The action can’t be completed because the folder or a file in it is open in another program Close the folder or file and try again. There is a very useful program that can help.
The error: The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this domain controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data. Can be fixed by making the following changes in the registry:
Introduction If you have ever had to or needed to copy or move a website, wget is quite handy. Wget is open source, available on Linux, OSX and Windows and is very easy to use. A whole website can be downloaded with one simple command.
Introduction There may be times that you may want a bash terminal or other Linux application but you are stuck in Windows. There are some ways around this so you can still access your Linux applications while using Microsoft Windows.
Introduction I have already discussed how to dump optical media to an ISO file and why it may be useful, but now it has been dumped to a file it can be mounted as a virtual device. In Windows I use Virtual CloneDrive which is an extremely easy to use application and driver with a […]
Introduction There are many reasons why dumping a CD/DVD/BD would be handy. I like to keep my applications and games on a hard drive in case I have to re-install either the software or operating system. Installing from a hard drive is a lot faster and prevents any scratches that may have occurred while handling […]
Introduction Cron is a service that runs commands at set intervals. Cron can be used to run scripts that perform tasks like backing up, sending emails, etc. Cron runs on Linux, Windows, OSX and also some devices like external storage devices.