SOLVED: How to Add Google Analytics Code To a PHPBB

If you are using PHPBB, the most awesome of all the Bulletin Boards, you will likely want to add in your Google Analytics tracking code.  The question is how?  Well the answer is, in the same place you add in Google AdSense advertisements.  Open the following file, using a text editor (like Notepad++ which is a free download): phpBB-3.1.xxx\phpBB3\styles\prosilver\template\overall_footer.html and just before the </BODY> tag (near the very bottom of the file) just paste in…

SOLVED: How to Change the COPYRIGHT Line At the Bottom of a PHPBB 3.1 Site

This is a touchy subject because the good people that write PHPBB want to receive credit for their hard work… and I personally agree with that.  However, I wanted to add in my own Copyright and owner information on each page so and the easiest way to do that was to prepend my text to the PHPBB Copyright text. The file you want to edit is: phpBB3\styles\prosilver\template\overall_footer.html and you want to change the {CREDIT_LINE} to…

SOLVED: How to Center A Google Advert in PHPBB

If you are using PHPBB (PHP Bulletin Board) you likely want to make some money using Google Ads.  If you are using the latest branch of PHPBB 3.1.x you likely have already figured out that you need to add your Google AdSense code to: phpBB-3.1.xxx\phpBB3\styles\prosilver\template\overall_footer.html but now you can’t figure out how to center that advertisement.  The answer is to add a CENTER command around the AdSense text like: <div align=”center”> Insert your Google AdSense…

SOLVED: Folders and Invalid Files Can’t Be Dragged To Upload on OneDrive

If you have ever used OneDrive or OneDrive for Business, you most likely have tried to move a folder in and been promoted with “Folders and Invalid Files Can’t Be Dragged To Upload” which just makes no sense at all for a product that has been around this many years.  Regardless, that is the case. Fortunately there is a VERY easy way around this insane limitation: Click the COG icon near the top right corner…

SOLVED: How to Add Contacts Into Office 365 Mail

I recently had a friend ask how to add a contact into Office 365 web mail so I thought it was worth documenting in case someone else is also stuck. The easiest way to add contacts to your Office 365 mail is to connect it to Outlook and add the contact in the traditional way.  However, if you are only using The Outlook Web App, then a little more explanation is required: Click the 9…

SOLVED: How to Disable Password Expiry and Password Complexity Rules in Office 365

If you want to stop Office 365 passwords from expiring and / or you want to eliminate the password complexity requirements you must use PowerShell as these changes are not permitted through the Office 365 admin pages Download the Office 365 Online Services Module  32bit or 64bit  and install it Start the module (click the START BUTTON and type MODULE… you’ll see it!) and be sure to right click and RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR Connect to…

SOLVED: How to Read Other Staffs Email Using Office365 Hosted Exchange

If you are the manager of a company, you may have a time when you need to review what your staff are doing.  If you are using Hosted Exchange and you are an administrator the process to give yourself permission to read (or move or delete…) your subordinates email is actually pretty easy: First you need to give yourself FULL ACCESS PERMISSION: login to the Exchange Control Panel at https://pod51035.outlook.com/ecp/  (if this does not work…

SOLVED: Can Exchange Online Be Used As a High Availabilty Fail Over to Your On Premise Exchange Server

In a word, no.  I have spent several days trying to find a clear answer the to this question in white papers, blogs and even MS Partner Support. I think Microsoft will offer this service in the not so distant future because it just makes sense to.  Using the Office 365 Feedback link (below) I posted the following question (which I may never receive a response to).  If you want to use Exchange Online as a fail over…

SOLVED: How To Report Spam Directly to Microsoft Using Outlook 2007 2010 2013

If you have ever wanted to report your spam directly to Microsoft so that they can block future emails using their FOPE (Forefront Online Protection Services), Forefront For Exchange or just the basic Junk mail filter in Outlook, this is the post for you. Reporting spam to Microsoft is useful as long as you are using a Microsoft product including Outlook, Exchange, Office365, FOPE, and/or Forefront. There are two ways to send spam for analysis…

SOLVED: How to Set Word / Excel 2013 To Open Directly To A New Blank Page / Sheet

If you are annoyed by the initial page in Word / Excel / PowerPoint / Publishers 2013 that provides links to you most recent 20 documents and displays a page of templates to work from, you will be pleased to find it is easy to fix. If you want to Excel to launch to a new worksheet or Word or open to a blank page in Office 2013, just: Click FILE > OPTIONS Click the  GENERAL menu…

SOLVED: Want to Use Your Windows 8 RT Tablet in Your Office… Think Again

I was checking some licensing and was blown away to find: Can I use Office Home & Student 2013 RT for work or business? As sold, Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview and the final edition are not designed for commercial, nonprofit, or revenue-generating activities. However, organizations who purchase commercial use rights or have a commercial license to Office 2013 suites can use Office Home & Student 2013 RT for commercial, nonprofit, or revenue-generating…

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We offer completely free 30 day trials (truly no strings attached) for these services to anyone who asks: For the $4 Exchange email or the $2 per month Web Mail only, please contact us directly to send you an invitation. For the $6 Exchange email and Lync (instant messaging, video conferencing and presence) click HERE . For the Full $24 Suite click HERE. In case you are not aware, below are the basics of Office…

SOLVED: How to Detect Phishing Spam in Your Email

Well, ‘solved’ is a bit misleading as these sorts of problems are unlikely to ever by truly resolved and while some of it just offensive, some of it is actually dangerous.  Worse, these are getting very hard to spot.  The old rules of looking for poor grammar or other obvious mistakes like malformed graphics apply less and less as spammers get more sophisticated. However there is still a ready way to detect many of these…