SOLVED: Command Line To Uninstall Software EXE’s or .MSI’s

There are five ready ways to uninstall software: Using the GUI – Right click on the START BUTTON > APPS AND FEATURES > click the app in question > UNINSTALL Using a build in uninstaller – Go to the folder where the product is installed, look for something like UNINSTALL.EXE then create a shortcut to it, edit the shortcut and add /? to the end.  Double click the shortcut to see the uninstallation switches WMIC…

How to Start Selling on WordPress

Turning your WordPress site into an e-commerce platform is a great way to find new customers and earn money. However, there are a few steps you need to take before you’re ready to open your online store. The first step, of course, is choosing a product or service to sell. What are you offering customers, and how are you going to get it to them? If it’s something relatively unique, why is it something people…

7 Reasons Why You Need to Get a Fake IP and Hide Your Real One

The IP address is like the passport of every device that you use to connect to the internet. Whether you’re watching a video online or just reading forums and news articles, the webmaster can view that address to track your online activities back to you. To see how this works in practice, google “what is my IP,” and you’ll see your IP address right away (more on NordVPN website). As it goes without saying, protecting…

SOLVED: iPersistfile Save Failed Code 0x8007002 the system cannot find the file specified

Microsoft has stopped development on File History and Windows Backup.  Awesome services in Windows 7, like Shadow Copy which made “Previous Versions” of files available have been fully deprecated.  These services have been replaced with OneDrive functions.  OneDrive provides point in time file restores and backup of most files on the Desktop, Documents and Photo’s folder.  However there are two problems that result from this situation: Not everyone has or uses OneDrive (we do and…

Cloud-Based Anti-Phishing Solutions: Stay Safe Online Without Installing a Thing

Information is one of the most valuable things in the world. But a lot of it can be found and stolen online. Whether it’s photos, documents, login credentials, or something else entirely, it’s important to take every step necessary to prevent it. Cybersecurity tools like firewalls, antivirus scanners, password managers, and VPN solutions have become crucial components of our online safety. But before being able to see their true value, people need to understand phishing…

SOLVED: Everything You Need To Know About the New Windows Subsystem For Linux Version 2

If you are new to Linux or you are serious Linux power user, the new Windows Subsystem For Linux v2 (WSL2) is for you. WSL1 vs WSL2 The original Windows Subsystem For Linux (version 1) was effectively an emulator.  When you made a command in Linux, it was translated in Windows, executed and then the results were translated back into Linux.  While this worked, it was relatively slow and caused some compatibility issues. WSL2 was…

How Energy Company’s Apps For Alexa or Google Home Can Save You Money on Heating and Smart Appliances

Most households try to contain the costs of energy used to power lights and appliances. Getting a great rate from Direct Energy is a step in the right direction, but you can add to these savings by incorporating the use of smart technology in your home. Create a Centralized Smart Hub for Your Appliances at Less Than $4.00 Per Year The Amazon Echo and Google Home devices provide a way to bring out the best…

SOLVED: BIOS Does Not See M.2 SSD

If you install an M.2 drive into a PC there is a good chance that Windows and the BIOS will not see that disk. Most BIOS’ are configured for RAID even if there is only one disk.  Because M.2 disks are not SATA it would be logical to set SATA to disabled in the BIOS, however if you do that on most Dell’s and HP’s the BIOS and therefore Windows will not see the drives.…

How To Use Artificial Intelligence To Create Websites

As AI technology continues to progress, there are even more opportunities to harbor its power to create thriving websites with quality design features that make them really stand out. Whether you are looking to set up an all-singing all-dancing business website and have a significant budget to do so, or need to know how to make a blog website free, using AI to help you can minimize hassle and produce fantastic results. Using advanced AI…

SOLVED: Cannot Create _TLS SRV Record in CloudFlare

If you use CloudFlare for DNS and you need to create a SRV record using the TLS protocol you will find that their interface does not support it.  The GUI only shows _TCP and _UDP in the protocol drop down.  Fortunately there is an easy way around this problem. You can easily import a Zone file into CloudFlare and that will accept _TLS. If you are working with Office 365’s DNS setup you can simply export…

SOLVED: Need Admin Approval For Office365 Email

If you are setting your Office 365 email on a tablet, iphone, Android cell or any device that is not part of your corporate network you may see: “Need admin approval Email Email needs permission to access resources in your organization that only an admin can grant.  Please ask an admin to grant permissions to this app before you can use it. Have and admin account?  Sign in with that account Return to the application…

SOLVED: Why Whitelisted Domains Still Get Email Blocked in Office 365 Exchange

If you are using Transport Rules to manage your email filtering you may run into a very odd situation of having mail sent from White-listed domains (or email addresses or content or…) still being blocked by other transport rules.  This can occur even if you have set the STOP PROCESSING MORE RULES checkbox.  Microsoft documentation states: Stop processing more rules This is an action for the rule, but it looks like a property in the…