May 28, 2016 admin No comments exist

I have finished the Android version of my Sharp Reminders. It does everything that the Desktop version does and more. There is a fully featured free version but with a limited list size or a paid version for $1. Please see “Our Wares” page for the Play Store links. I am thinking of improvements, like…

September 23, 2016 admin No comments exist

Fresh install of Windows 7 hangs on “Checking for updates…” Solution 1 from www.askvg.com: For Windows 7 32-bit (x86) edition: Direct Download Link of KB3050265 Update (32-bit or x86) Direct Download Link of KB3065987 Update (32-bit or x86) Direct Download Link of KB3102810 Update (32-bit or x86) Direct Download Link of KB3135445 Update (32-bit or x86)…

August 10, 2016 admin No comments exist

Perhaps you have reinstalled Windows 7 and when launching Windows Update it checks for ever but downloads nothing? The fix for me was to install the update KB3135445 from http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/ This reboots your computer then check for updates again and it should start downloading them.  

May 28, 2016 admin No comments exist

To be sure you have a way of logging into windows and resetting your usual user password its a good idea to enable (but not show) the administrators login and without a password. The following link describes how to enable and/or show the Administrators account on Windows 7. https://www.raymond.cc/blog/display-administrator-account-on-windows-xp-welcome-screen/

May 28, 2016 admin No comments exist

If you have removed a drive from a PC and are trying to access documents from another user you would you no doubt be getting the windows error “You dont currently have permission to access this folder” If so then this information regarding taking ownership will be handy. How To Take Ownership of Files or…

March 24, 2016 admin No comments exist

If you are deciding on a good Antivirus the following table may help you make your final decision. My personal recommendation would be Avast for free or Kaspersky for a paid option. If you want good antivirus you really have to pay for it. Name Price NZD Protection Performance Usability 360 Total Security Free Ahnlab…

March 24, 2016 admin No comments exist

Do you find yourself constantly looking up Email settings for people? Here I have tried to cover all settings for NZ internet providers. ISP Username Incoming (POP/IMAP) port & SSL Outgoing (SMTP) port & SSL Out  Auth Actrix username pop.actrix.co.nz 110S smtp.actrix.co.nz 465S No Actrix username imap.actrix.co.nz smtp.actrix.co.nz 465S CallPlus pop3.callplus.net.nz smtp.callplus.net.nz CallPlus imap.callplus.net.nz Clear…

March 23, 2016 admin No comments exist

These tools can retrieve saved passwords from your browser, messaging app or email client eg Outlook. Note that some antivirus consider these tools to be intrusive so best temporarily disable it. All these Nirsoft Password Tools in one file 1) Internet Explorer Use IE PassView 2) Google Chrome Use Chrome Pass 3) Messengers like Yahoo, Gtalk and…