SOLVED: How To Set The Default Search Engine in MS Chromium Edge Browser to Google

If you are playing with Microsoft Chromium Edge browser, you may want to change the default search engine so you can use your favorite right from the address bar.  In the earliest builds this could not be easily done, but today it is not a problem: Change the Default Search Engine in Chromium Edge: Click the SETTINGS AND MORE ellipse (3 dots) in the top right corner of Edge Click SETTINGS Click PRIVACY AND SERVICES…

SOLVED: Easily Reactivate Deactivated Plugins in WordPress Manually

There are several WordPress plugins that will break your website if they are disabled.  Once disabled, you are likely in a catch-22 situation in that you cannot activate them because the site is broken and the site is broken because you cannot activate them. In our case, we took down our sister site PartisanIssues.com by disabling the Cloudflare Flexible SSL.  After goofing with scripts found on several WordPress support sites but getting nowhere for an…

SOLVED: This Task Requires That The User Account Specified Has Log On As Batch Job Rights

When you create a SCHEDULED TASK that needs to run automatically you will specify a service account for the job.  That service account must have permissions to run batches, so Windows will popup “This Task Requires That The User Account Specified Has Log On As Batch Job Rights” as shown on the right. How to assign a user “Batch Job Rights” Locally On the local server use Local Security Policy manager: Click START and type…

SOLVED: VIDEO: How To Enable and Disable Developer Mode on a Samsung S8 S9 S10 Android Device

This video and the instructions below it show you how to enable and disable Developer Mode on an Android based Samsung S8 S9 or S10 . Enable Developer Mode Swipe down from the top Click the SETTINGS cog Scroll to the bottom and click ABOUT PHONE Click SOFTWARE INFORMATION Click the BUILD NUMBER 7 times Disable Developer Mode Swipe down from the top Click the SETTINGS cog Scroll to the bottom and click DEVELOPER SETTINGS…

How to Avoid WMI Provider Host CPU Hot Issue

WMI or Windows Management Instrumentation Provider Host (WmiPrvSE) is a very important windows host management process used by the developers for the purpose of monitoring windows program. As a service provider host, applications in the PC cannot run without it. Many features in your computer become useless when this process fails. Worst, you cannot receive error notifications. The failure on the host management process is usually experienced after upgrading Windows 7 to 10. Most users…

SOLVED: VIDEO: How To Setup Free Filezilla FTP Server to Receive Scans from Ricoh, Savin, Gestetner, Lanier

If you have an older Ricoh, Savin, Gestetner, Lanier multifunction printer, fax, scanner it may not support SMB 2.0 and Server 2016 and Server 2019 do not support SMB 1.0 which means SCAN TO FOLDER is a problem. To get around this we demonstrate all of the steps required to download, install and configure a free FTP Server, then how to configure your Ricoh scanner to talk to that FTP server. Download and install Free…

SOLVED: How To Connect an IDE VHDX to a Generation 2 HyperV Virtual Machines

The short answer is you can’t: …the emulated IDE controller is no longer present in a generation 2 Virtual Machine (VM)… SOURCE Many people think this is because the throughput on virtual SCSI controller is faster than the virtual IDE controller but that has not been true for many years.  The reason Microsoft removed the IDE controller is because it takes alot of overhead: (with IDE) …during a guest operating system boot, each I/O involves…

SOLVED: VIDEO: 25 PowerPoint 2019 Tips & Tricks In 20 Minutes

In this video we very quickly run through 25 PowerPoint Tips and Tricks in just 20 minutes: There are many more we could have shown including fabulous new IDEAS but we decided to show the day to day hidden gems:   FORMAT PAINTER > Double Click TO HOLD CONTROL + DRAG to duplicate SHIFT + DRAG = straight line Use Templates and Ideas RESET INSERT > HEADER & FOOOTER change date INSERT > ICONS (SHAPES)…

SOLVED: “Invalid security token” Error In Comments on a WordPress Site

Askimet antispam had been doing a good job for us but the pricing model just did not make sense so we changed to AntiSpam Bee.  I thought all was going well but found I had no comments after 2 weeks.  We usually get several per day, so I knew something was wrong. It turns out that AntiSpam Bee and Jet Pack are incompatible: Antispam Bee and Jet Pack comments doesn’t appear to play nice with…

Top 5 Best Book Download or Read Online Websites for Students

In addition to being regular loneliness, leisure or entertainment partners, good books help us develop our mind and improve education, creativity, imagination, and thinking. Nevertheless, books are not always cheap, especially if they are newly released. And as we know, students are frequently people on a budget, so Homeworkdoer.ca specialists decided to take care of young people’s pockets. Here is the list of top 5 best book download (or online reading) websites for students. Read…

When Should I Use A VPN?

VPN (Virtual Private Network) services allow you to access the web privately and securely by routing your connection via a server that’ll essentially hide all your online activities. With network security becoming everyone’s concern, VPNs help a lot with trying to keep your personal information safe on the big web. Here are some instances when you should start using a VPN: 1. When You Want To Access Geographically Restricted Content Sadly, not everyone can be…

SOLVED: How To Set Windows Updates to Manual on Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012R2

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012R2 defaults Windows Updates to DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL and there is no obvious way to change those settings.  Here are two easy ways to set Windows Update as you see fit: 1 – SCONFIG Open a CMD PROMPT as an Administrator Type SCONFIG and press ENTER Type 5 and press ENTER Type M for Manual (or D for Download Only) and press ENTER If SCONFIG still shows WINDOWS UPDATES are set…

SOLVED: Desktop Icons Missing After Windows Update, Upgrade or Reboot

If you run through Windows Update (or in my case an Upgrade to Windows 10 1903) and find all of your desktop icons are missing this is the fix for you:. Verify your desktop icons still exist by checking in C:\USERS\<YourName>\DESKTOP.  If your files and shortcuts are safe continue to the next step If you have two screens connected (or an external screen connected to your laptop), disconnect one of the screens Click the NOTIFICATIONS…