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Fixing Error 720 On An SsTP VPN
Fixing Error 720 on a Server 2008/2008 R2 Secure Socket Tunnelling Protocol (SSTP) VPN.
Improve Advanced Custom Fields Relationship And Post Object Fields Search
How to get the ACF Relationship and Post Object fields to sort by search results relevance, only show published posts, search by URL, and exclude the current page
Delete Contacts From Android And Resync From Exchange
How to delete duplicated contacts in Android and resync them from Exchange, and fix the synckey issue when Exchange won’t resync the contacts.
Control Caching Of Dynamic Web Pages
How to control caching of dynamic web pages.
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.
Apache Module Mod_rewrite Test Page
A test page for the Apache mod_rewrite module showing which variables mod_rewrite receives.
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.
How To Fix Windows 7 Bug Where “thumbs.db” Prevents Renaming Or Deleting Most Recently Viewed Folder
You receive an error “The action can’t be completed because the folder or a file in it is open in another program. Close the file or folder and try again” and it mentions Thumbs.db.
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.
Why Do Golf Tees Go Backwards?
Why do golf tees go backwards when the ball is hit?
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Perform A Regular Expression Search And Replace
This page lets you perform a PHP perl-compatible regular expression find and replace using preg_replace.