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.
Edit A File Without Changing Its Last Modified Timestamp
How to change the created or last modified timestamp of files in Windows
Exchange Management Console Permissions Gone
How to correct error “you don't have sufficient permissions to view this data” from the Exchange Management Console Organisation Configuration
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
How to protect files from hotlinking
Drop In PHP Caching Function
Cache complex content using PHP without greatly modifying the existing code structure.
Get An External USB Audio DAC Working On Raspberry Pi
You are using a USB Audio DAC on a Raspberry Pi, and it does not work properly.
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.
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.
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?
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.
This page lets you do various things to text, and gives you the encoded, decoded, or otherwise converted text back.