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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
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
Delete Comment Spam From Gallery
How to mass delete comment spam from Gallery
Enabling Digital Audio S/PDIF Pass –Through Via HDMI On DisplayPort
How to send digital S/PDIF surround sound to an HDMI device via the DisplayPort on a Dell Latitude E6500..
Display Published Date In Google Search Results
Display the Date a Web Page Was Published in Google’s Search Results
Control Caching Of Dynamic Web Pages
How to control caching of dynamic web pages.
Edit A File Without Changing Its Last Modified Timestamp
How to change the created or last modified timestamp of files in Windows
Windows Taskbar Refuses To Auto-hide
How to fix when the Windows Taskbar refuses to auto-hide.
How to protect files from hotlinking
Apache Module Mod_rewrite Test Page
A test page for the Apache mod_rewrite module showing which variables mod_rewrite receives.
Redirect To A Mobile Site Using Mod_rewrite
How to use Apache’s mod_rewrite .htaccess rules to redirect mobile devices to a different version of your site, while still allowing a “View Full Site” link.
Soundblaster Live ASIO Support
How to use a Soundblaster Live with APS drivers to provide ASIO support
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Bypass PHP Output Buffering When Using Apache Mod_deflate
How to output content immediately to the browser by bypassing PHP’s output buffering using flush() & ob_flush() while still using Apache mod_deflate to compress page contents.
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