Block File Downloads in Internet Explorer

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Although a somewhat drastic method of protecting your computer, Microsoft makes it possible to disable all downloads in Internet Explorer. There are several situations when disabling downloads in IE provides […]

Back Up a Directory in Linux using a Shell Script

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There are several options for backing up your data in Linux. You can use some freely available software programs, such as fwbackups and Sbackup. However, there is a simple method […]

Add Shortcuts to the Right-Click Context Menu in Ubuntu

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Nautilus is the default file browser for the Gnome environment in Ubuntu. Nautilus Actions is a tool for Nautilus that allows you to add programs to the context, or the […]

Remotely Accessing a Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 Computer

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Normally, when multiple people need to have access to a Windows computer in a network, you need to use a server version of Windows (such as 2003) running Terminal Services. […]

Disable Meta Refresh in Internet Explorer

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Among the more annoying features of the Internet, the Meta Refresh is an anachronistic relic of the past that seems to persist only as a tool of black hat website […]

Connecting Excel to MySQL

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Sure Excel is used for spreadsheets, but did you know you can connect Excel to external data sources? In this article we’re going to discuss how to connect an Excel […]

How to Use XP Mode in Windows 7

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So far, Windows 7 has proven itself to be a good overall operating system. It has brought several needed improvements, and even some new technological features. However, Windows 7 can […]

Share a Printer from XP to Windows 7/8/10

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One common problem I have run into with clients is trying to share a printer connected to a Windows XP machine with Windows 7/8/10. There are lots of people out […]

Bridge Network Connections in Windows 7/8/10

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Windows provides the capability to connect or bridge two different network types through software. This can eliminate the need to buy a hardware device to connect two disparate networks. This […]

How to Update Xbox 360 without Internet or Xbox Live

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Got an Xbox 360? I’ve had one for a pretty long time and I love it! Like all game consoles, there are occasional updates to add new features such as […]