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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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How To Activate An XP Mode VM On Windows 10
You are running Windows 10 and you want keep using an XP Mode virtual machine after its activation has expired
Delete Photos Without Descriptions From Google Photos
How to delete photos without descriptions from Google Photos using a Greasemonkey/Tampermonkey script.
How To Delete Mac Hidden Files From Windows
You are running Windows and you want to delete the annoying hidden files Macs make, like “.DS_Store”.
Firefox Extension: Paste And Go 3 1.0.5
This simple Firefox extension provides a configurable keyboard shortcut which will instantly paste and go (open or search) whatever is in the clipboard. It is a great time saver.
Send An Email To All Group Managers Via A Reactive Rule In Drupal 7
The idea was that when someone signed up and requested to join a group, the administrators (not just the author) of that group would get an email letting them know someone had requested access.
Ignore Files In Git .gitignore But Keep Directory
How to .gitignore all files in a directory, but keep the directory
“Insufficient Storage Available” When Installing Updates
How to fix a problem where you receive an “Insufficient Storage Available” error when installing or upgrading apps on your Samsung Android mobile.
Drop In PHP Caching Function
Cache complex content using PHP without greatly modifying the existing code structure.
Reset The Desktop Windows Manager In Windows
How to reset the Desktop Windows Manager in Windows.
Remove “My Sharing Folders” From My Computer
How to remove the My Sharing Folders icon from My Computer in Windows Vista, XP.
Negative Delta Time Error In Dual-core Based Systems
Experiencing the error “Negative delta time!” when playing Unreal Tournament or a game based on its engine, on a dual-core processor, and/or under Windows XP/Vista?
Intel Wi-Fi: Unsupported (too Old) EEPROM
How to determine that you have bought an “engineering sample” version of an Intel Wi-Fi card.
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.
Windows Media Centre Remote Control & Winamp
How do I make my Windows Media Centre remote control work with Winamp?
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