SOLVED: How To Reset a Windows DNS Server

You can’t uninstall / reinstall DNS from a Domain Controller so if your DNS server has insurmountable problems, make sure that you have a second DC with a working DNS then dcpromo (demote) the problematic DC, make sure DNS has been removed, then repromote that server to be a DC. Beyond that the next thing to do is restart the DNS Service which you can do through the DNS MMC console or through SERVICES.MMC .…

SOLVED: What Browsers Do Microsoft 365 Apps (Word, Excel, Outlook…) Support?

Below is the most current list of supported browsers for opening and editing Microsoft 365 Apps (formerly Office 365 webapps) like PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams and more. We offer a free 30 day trial of Office 365 for up to 25 users directly from Microsoft HERE. Windows 10: Google Chrome Internet Explorer 11 IE11 stops being supported for O365 Apps August 17 2021 IE11 stops working with MS Teams November 30, 2020 Microsoft Edge…

SOLVED: VIDEO: How to Properly Wipe & Reload an Old Windows Server Like a Dell PowerEdge R620

We are often asked about how to revive older servers when all you have is the physical server.  How can you wipe out server and install a fresh copy of Windows Server 2012 when you don’t even have a copy of Server 2012 and you are new to working on physical hardware? In this video we explain and demonstrate how to: source a legal copy of Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019 convert…

SOLVED: VIDEO: How to Remove the Mount on a Logitech Brio 4K Webcam

The Logitech BRIO 4K webcam is a very nice device but it ships with a mount installed you may need to remove. The procedure to remove the mount is not difficult but it is far from obvious so we show you have to do it. After it is removed you can see the serial number and /or put the camera on a different mount, like a tripod.

SOLVED: Download Legal Copies of Windows Server

In most cases servers from Dell, HP/Lenovo, and other big OEMs ship with the Windows operating system preinstalled and often they come with a “media pack” to allow reinstallation.  The problem is that you can easily misplace that media pack (DVD or USB stick) between the time the server is new and when you have a hardware failure or want to wipe it out to sell it. If you Google search for Windows Server ISO…

Who Can Attend ICE Africa iGaming Event This Year?

We don’t normally cover gambling, online or otherwise but in the COVID era we find conferences interesting so we thought you might be too. Africa, like many other regions around the world, is experiencing a significant surge in the gaming business thanks to the entry of the internet. Thanks to the web, punters in the continent can access online games easily from sites such as Free Slots No Download. As a way to help the…

SOLVED: The Complete Guide To Icons on Android Devices

Android cell phones, tablets and Chromebooks are now fully featured devices and they have a substantial number of sometimes confusing notification icons. We regularly receive requests from visitors about what the icons on their various Android devices mean so we invested a day researching all of the current Android icons we could track down. For beginners, the single graphic below will explain most of the common icons. However, there are a myriad of other Android…

SOLVED: VIDEO: Manually Migrate a WordPress Website To A New Host

We explain and demonstrate how to manually migrate a WordPress website from one hosting company to a different one. It is a pretty easy process if you can understand at a high level you need to: backup the database on the original host backup the loose WordPress files on the original host on the new host, create new empty WordPress site Copy the loose WordPress copes from the old host overtop of the files on…

SOLVED: WordPress Home Page Works But All Others 404 Error Out

If the home page of your WordPress site is working but all other pages come back with 404 pages, you likely have a problem with your Permalinks.  Fortunately this is easy to fix. Permalinks are the address that your visitors see and there configuration is stored in the root of your site at the top of a file named .HTACCESS . The solution is to log into your sites admin page and modify the Permalinks…

SOLVED: phpBB Errors Out With – mysql_connect function does not exist, is mysql extension installed

If you have a phpBB bulletin board and have recently changed host companies, upgraded your hosting package or changed your PHP level, you may see: General Error SQL ERROR [ mysql4 ] mysql_connect function does not exist, is mysql extension installed? [] An sql error occurred while fetching this page. Please contact an administrator if this problem persists. In this case the likely problem is that your phpBB is running a command the no longer…

VIDEO: SOLVED: Free Video Stabilization Software Compared and Demonstrated

In this short video we demonstrate two free stabilization tools to correct your shaking video, Wondershare’s Filmora and NCH’s VideoPad. Because Filmora’s “free” version puts an enormous banner advert across their output we stopped testing it. NCH’s VideoPad on the other hand did a good job with no customizations. We re-ran the video stabilization “de-shaker” on their Ultra High Quality setting and found the it took over an hour to complete on our i7 8…

How to Verify That WhatsApp Messages Are Encrypted

The internet world can be a dangerous place. It’s not only full of cybercriminals, but also advertisers, large corporations, and all kinds of people trying to invade your privacy. WhatsApp (which is ironically owned by Facebook) has one of the best reputations for security since it integrated end-to-end encryption into its platform back in 2016. But what does that mean? And how can you tell whether your messages are encrypted or not? Find out everything…