Category Archives: Tech

RE256 Part II: The Searching Continues

Continued from Part 1 SCANLINES Modern monitors have a much higher refresh rate than in the old days, by a factor of 10. What I needed was something that could handle 15hz ( or so – I didn’t know the … Continue reading

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Radiometer Electronics / RE: Technology / Confusing Dutch Company / Distortion Analyzer

This happened like a year ago, but I’m trying to get through my long ass list of projects. Most of them are small and trivial, and I hesitate to even post them here. Wow, you cut a cord, flipped the … Continue reading

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Windows won’t let you set your active hours to the evening…

Bah – they won’t let me set my active hours if they roll over midnight. Pretty fucking stupid.

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BATTLE DLL! How to Replace missing DLL in windows 7

My Device Manager stopped working. Looking online I found a number of possible routes to fix this problem. sfc /scannow : (   https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/929833 ) This runs a scan, looks for problems and “fixes” them Puts together a shitty hard to … Continue reading

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How do I turn off auto play on facebook videos on iphone? Excellent question!

Has your data skyrocketed recently? Our data went through the roof. After years of only using 2 GB per month, we broke 6 GBs this month! Verizon doesn’t give us any real breakdown of our data use, and immediately blamed … Continue reading

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BLINDSIDED: WD Passport Drive Upgrade

This one is a complete failure, but learned a few things. Wanted to update my WD Passport Essential from a 500G to 2TB drive. My usual “Measure Zero, Cut Thrice” approach served me poorly here. I Ordered a Toshiba 2TB … Continue reading

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GoDaddy Support Times Are Terrible

I’ve been a loyal godaddy user for a very long time. I have often recommended them to friends, specifically because of their support. Up until a year or two ago – it was excellent. There has been a steady decline … Continue reading

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Extensis Support Frustration and Font Suitcase Manual Uninstall II

Update: It doesn’t work. I uninstalled, but after reinstall, it is crashing photoshop. Tuesday 1 am. Still no approval for the support forums. It was a holiday weekend, but fucking still… c’mon.  

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Extensis Support Frustration and Font Suitcase Manual Uninstall

I have a problem on a Friday night – Extensis Suitcase has frozen, and basically I need to delete the font database. Frustrating, but not a giant deal. Problem 1: An uninstall doesn’t remove all the necessary files. This is … Continue reading

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BATTLE SPEEDLITE 420 EX : PART DEUX

Right. So in Last weeks BATTLE SPEEDLITE 420EX I lucked into a victory. Basically after taking apart, and half reassembling a broken flash.. I put the flash on my camera, and it still wouldn’t fire. I rotated the head of … Continue reading

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