Welcome to Hard Answers
Hello and welcome. I’m Ned Martin. Ever spent a long time finding the answer to something? I have, and when I do, I put it here in the hope that it might help someone else—plus, if I ever need it again… I know where to look.
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Or, if you’ve found an answer to something you think would help other people, let me know, and I’ll add it to my growing collection of hard answers.
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Here’s a few random answers, for no apparent reason. Perhaps you were looking for them?
Ford Falcon BA-BF Custom Carputer Guide
How to build and install a car pc or car computer in a BA or BF Ford Falcon
How To Clean A BA Ford Falcon Cabin Air Filter
Is your Ford Falcon air conditioning or heating not blowing as much air as it used to? Have you cleaned your cabin air filter recently? Here’s how.
Map Keystrokes Ctrl + Tab And Ctrl + Shift + Tab To Microsoft Intellimouse Buttons
Ever wanted to map a mouse button to a character you can’t enter into the Intellimouse/Intellipoint control panel, such as the Tab key? Here’s how.
Correcting Clock Drift On A CentOS VM Under Hyper-V On Server 2008 R2
How to correct clock drift on a CentOS 5 virtual machine guest running on a Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V host.
Delete Comment Spam From Gallery
How to mass delete comment spam from Gallery
How to protect files from hotlinking
Reset The Desktop Windows Manager In Windows
How to reset the Desktop Windows Manager in Windows.
How NOT To Redirect OWA On Exchange 2010
How to simplify the Exchange 2010 OWA address without causing all sorts of problems.
Remove Advertising From Windows Live Messenger Or MSN Messenger
How to customise and remove the advertising and other annoying features from Windows Live Messenger and MSN Messenger. Works for Yahoo Messenger too.
Soundblaster Live ASIO Support
How to use a Soundblaster Live with APS drivers to provide ASIO support
Useful Linux Commands
A little list of basic commands I keep needing, but which I don’t use often enough to bother remembering. It’s basically an online sticky note. These are specific to CentOS.
How To Fix Windows Live Messenger For Mobile Problems
How to fix Windows Live Messenger for Mobile problems.
Windows Media Centre Remote Control & Winamp
How do I make my Windows Media Centre remote control work with Winamp?
WWW SQL Designer: Visual Web-based SQL Modelling Tool
WWW SQL Designer allows users to create database designs, which can be saved/loaded and exported to SQL scripts. Various databases and languages are supported. Ability to import existing database design.
This page lets you do various things to text, and gives you the encoded, decoded, or otherwise converted text back.