Panda and Vince – Googles latest updates

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

And… there was also a caffeine update.  Well, mid October there was an update to Panda – somewhere in there was a Vince update and then caffeine saw an update in early November.  Did you notice a change in the search results?  Do you feel like they’re better or worse? I’ve had several sites that [...]

Gateway gt4022 Won’t Boot | Won’t Post | Dead Motherboard

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

The title says most all, the system would start to act as though it was powering up. The LED would come on for a second and the fans would start. The fans stayed on, but the LED went right back off and the system didn’t seem to POST, or show anything on the onboard video. [...]

Virus Warning – Email Subjects – IRS Notice – Important Information from the IRS

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

I’ve seen a couple of these emails today and wanted to give a post just to warn people that these are bogus and you should NOT follow the link suggested in the email. I HOPE no one reading this falls for it, but the “tax software update” that they are pushing is a virus. (SHOCK!) [...]

Varying Degrees of Password Security

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Last week we talked about creating strong passwords, but should we use different passwords for every site? It’s best practice to do just that. Do they all have to be really hard passwords? Again ideally, yes. So, how can we keep up password spreadsheet? Big sheet of paper? Password management program. Some advantages of password [...]

Back into a Routine

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

I think things are settling back to where I’ll be doing some more routine posting here. I know I’ve been sporadic for the last several months, but the truth is that at one point I had poured so much time into my sites I really burnt out on them. Now I’m taking a new approach [...]

Print spool problem after windows update

Saturday, January 19th, 2008

It’s been a while since I’ve had an “on-topic” post here, but as you might imagine quite a bit has been going on. I had this peculiar problem reported to me in the last week about print spool issues with certain models of printers following the official windows update day.    Send article as PDF [...]

Meniere’s Disease – diagnosed yesterday

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Update – you can follow more about my experiences with Meniere’s Disease at my Meniere’s diagnosis blog. Well… after several doctors visits, I have been diagnosed with Meniere’s Disease. Let me back up a bit…. several years ago I started getting a stuffy feeling in my right ear on occasion. I had allergies and it [...]

X-Plane and linux

Friday, December 7th, 2007

I’ve mentioned X-Plane before – it’s a flight simulator that strives to be as accurate flight modeling -wise as possible. Realism is one of their goals and it’s also unique in that it’s available for Mac/Windows and Linux (version 8 that is). (There is flightgear also, but X-Plane has still felt like better competition for [...]

Upcoming “thought” dump

Friday, December 7th, 2007

As you can tell, it’s been a little while since a post here. Partly due to health/partly due to being busy. I wanted to note a few upcoming posts are coming to round up a couple trains of thought that I’ve still got running (due in part to the open browser tabs that I just [...]

Epson stylus photo 825 clogged print head woes

Friday, March 23rd, 2007

I don’t recall if I’ve mentioned my Epson stylus photo 825 before, but I’ve had one for a couple years. The really nice feature (I thought) was the ability to print direct from camera memory cards (at the time I bought it, this was much more rare than in current printers.) Anyway, it had GREAT [...]


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