Category: Windows

Macs are so easy to use!

Because this stupid Epson printer thing couldn’t get any more difficult, of course it is. I tried to print to the printer via a mac book pro, and found out the drivers are only for the very latest OS, which JUST RELEASED LIKE 10 days ago. OF course I...

Epson 640XP crap wireless set up

Epson software can’t find the fucking printer on my network. I can clearly see it on the network via router software, and I have literally connected to it via IP. I can print from it now. But the Epson software, and WIN10 says they can’t find the printer via...

UUUUUUUUUUUUU FUCKED UP

You know a video file is fucked up when you open it in a hex editor and it looks like this:...

It’s never our fault: GoDaddy again

I’m having terrible speeds connecting to my FTP server which I host with GoDaddy. Call tech support, we do a traceroute. They blame COX, my ISP. Tracing route to ip-107-180-12-113.ip.secureserver.net [107.180.12.113] over a maximum of 30 hops: 1    <1 ms    <1 ms    <1 ms  router.asus.com [192.168.1.1] 2     7 ms    ...

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 exact refresh rate, since technical manuals are hard to...

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 read log file Spoor: Windows Resource Protection found corrupt...

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 driving, thinking I would just swap it out with...