Help Desk Geek – Page 138 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

How to Use Excel’s Speak Cells Feature

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I am a big fan of text-to-speech technology, mostly because it doesn’t work all that well.  However, sometimes it ends up being useful for certain situations. Excel is packed with […]

Get Outlook Email Stats using StatView

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Just about every corporate email account is using Outlook and Exchange server to handle user email and there is an awful lot of data stored in those PST files. My […]

How to Register a DLL File in Windows

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Ever run into a Windows problem where you have to register a DLL file on your computer? A DLL file, aka Dynamic Link Library, are files that contain functions used […]

HTML Code to Wrap Text Around Image

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Need the code to wrap text around an image? Normally when you create an HTML page, everything flows linearly, meaning one block directly after another. All of my previous posts […]

How to Change the Boot Sequence in the BIOS

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Looking to change the boot order on your Windows machine? By changing the boot order, you can force your computer to boot from a CD/DVD drive, a USB stick, or […]

Fix “Calling LoadLibraryEx on ISAPI filter c:\…isapi.dll failed”

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Yesterday, while setting up a website on IIS 7 and Windows Server 2008, I loaded up the website in the browser and ended up getting the following error message: Calling […]

Why the “less” Command is Better Than “more” in UNIX and Linux

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I work with a lot of huge log files. I usually connect to my UNIX and Linux servers using Putty or Telnet, then I read the files using standard UNIX/Linux […]

How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions in Ubuntu

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Yesterday I talked about how to create an Ubuntu virtual machine in VirtualBox and today I will walk through installing VirtualBox Guest Additions in Ubuntu. It, of course, requires using […]

How to Convert a Physical Server to a Citrix Xen Virtual Server (P2V)

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Update Oct 2017: Citrix no longer provides the XenConvert tool as a download and doesn’t support it anymore. Your only options now to convert a physical machine to XenServer is […]

Why is the Default IP Address for My Router

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Someone at my office recently asked me why their wireless routers always have a default IP address of or and I really could not come up with a […]