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Setting Default Browser in Windows 10

A controversial topic presented by Mozilla (developers of Firefox) said that it was “disturbing” that Microsoft was being would change the default …

EC2 and SQL Server Micro

As we are learning the new EC2 Amazon Cloud Services, I am compelled to post a “how to” when setting up and …

What is Zipping Files?

Compress files into a smaller format for transport via email, thumb-drive, or for storage. This is by bundling and reducing the size of the original files. This will not harm the original content, and can help to increase space. Some files can not be compressed, like JPG photos. But others are great for compression, like document files.

Ungrouping Taskbar Applications

In recent versions of Windows there exists the option to group your applications on the Taskbar. This is expected to reduce the …

Conficker Virus

This virus is rather nasty. It has been deemed one of the worst virus’ since the SQL Slammer of 2003. Which in …

USB Dead After Vista Update

Have you recently performed an update on your machine that includes a patch from Microsoft (KB938371) that has suddenly disabled your USB …

Firewire

Wow, the differences between the Firewire standards really have me up in arms. I’m a little disappointed with Apple for not making …