Category Archives: Software

How to activate God Mode in Windows 10

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This is an interesting little tweak if you like to have all your administrative or power-user tools in a single place.  God Mode is available on Windows 10, but it doesn’t change the way things work and grant you  access to things that you shouldn’t be seeing.  You still need to be an administrator to Continue Reading

Hyper-V, Windows won’t boot after fresh install or import

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You boot up the virtual machine, and all you get is blinking cursor in the top left corner. that’s it. here’s the solution Continue Reading

PeaZip – Open Source archive tool

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Awesome tool. You can read/write to most common archive formats AND read many others that usually need a specialized utility. The beauty is that it is available in 32bits and 64bits for Windows and Linux, so you can use the same utility on all your platforms. Continue Reading

RIM – Blackberry App World

Research in Motion (RIM) is now joining the parade with an online app-store.  Just like the very famous Apple iTunes App-Store, and the recently released Microsoft Store, Blackberry users will be able to purchase and download a plethora of applications for their devices.  This was already possible, just not directly from RIM, and this will Continue Reading

Windows Server 2008 Foundation

Microsoft has added a new edition to its Windows Server 2008 family: Windows Server 2008 Foundation.  The basic idea is a stripped down version which allows small businesses to harness the power of Server 2008 without killing their budget.  Foundation is built on the same code as the rest of the family so it is Continue Reading

Teracopy – Copy files faster in Windows

Just a few days ago, I had to make backups of a few computers.  I used Acronis True Image to make full images of the machines and needed to take them out of the company to keep them safe.  I thought I would simply copy them to an external USB 2.0 hard drive, but when Continue Reading

10 Free Network Management Tools from SolarWinds

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Management tools are always useful, but good ones are hard to find.  I think the best ones are very often the ones that are built for a single purpose instead of those huge applications that are supposed to do everything.  One good example of this, is Solarwind’s Exchange Server Monitor.  I came across this application Continue Reading

Microsoft Launches Internet Explorer 8

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Microsoft launches Internet Explorer 8 Continue Reading

PhoneEX – makes your WM5-6 phone act like an iPhone

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My mobile phone is an HTC P4000 on the Telus Network.  It runs Windows Mobile 6 and does a pretty good job on most everything I need it for.  However, as in many Microsoft products, there are quite a few areas that can be improved and rendered more enjoyable to use.  Not too long ago, Continue Reading

How to download albums from Facebook

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Have you ever wanted to grab an entire photo album from one of your friends on Facebook?  It can be pretty annoying to download every single picture from an album, one by one.  About a year ago, I had a plugin for firefox that could download an entire photo album in a single click.  But Continue Reading