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Bring back the Start Menu to Windows 8/8.1

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With Windows 8 receiving massive backlash from customers and PC manufacturers, it is safe to assume this is due to ‘Metro’, sorry Modern UI. Unfortunately due to the lack of touch screen use by most computers, Modern UI’s main appeal fails, and it quickly becomes unintuitive and I personally found myself searching through every menu for things I would find ... Read More »

Multi-Monitor settings lost after reboot

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Do you have a multi-monitor configuration with two or more monitors? Are your monitor settings lost after reboot, reverting back to a single monitor, making your completely reconfigure your settings? If so, the issue could stem from having Windows Live Mesh (A Microsoft LogMeIn Competitor that has since been discontinued) currently or previously installed on your machine. Here’s the fix: Read More »

FYI: Windows 8.1 is out today

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Heads up everyone! Windows 8.1 just landed in the Microsoft Store for download. There are a bunch of improvements, most notable is the addition of the missing start button that was missing from Windows 8. Keep a lookout for a review from us later in the week. To download, you should see it in the Microsoft Store as a tile. ... Read More »

Error: “ Acrobat failed to load core DLL ”

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Are you unable to open Adobe Reader or Acrobat due to the pop up “Acrobat Failed to Load core DLL? If so, you may have a rootkit on your system preventing you from using Adobe products! But don’t worry, we have the solution to get you back up and running. Follow these 3 steps, and your Adobe will go back ... Read More »

MacKeeper…Is it a Keeper?

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From Apple devotees to the average computer user, we all want our computers to run faster, jump higher and do better tricks.  While the Mac OS is VERY good at taking care of itself, there are a few things that we can do to help it along.  I have used a few utilities over the years, but the best one ... Read More »

Ninite – install multiple programs with the click of a button

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I recently came across another tool that has saved me a ton of time, and headaches, on deploying software to new, refreshed, and current PCs. Essentially what Ninite is, is a micro installer with programs that you choose inside. Select the programs you want from ninite.com and download the installer. When you run it, it does all of the installing for ... Read More »

Scan IP addresses quickly and with detailed information

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Are you looking for a fast, effective, and descriptive IP Scanner? Do you need to scan IP addresses for information? I recently stumbled across a tool, called “Advanced IP Scanner” (Great name right?) that did everything I needed when I was looking for information on one of my networks. In less than 5 minutes, I had downloaded, installed and run ... Read More »

Adobe Printing Error: “%%[ ProductName: Distiller ]%% Cambria not found, using Courier. “

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Are you are trying to print from an Office program (This is generally the case) to Adobe PDF and getting the following error? %%[ ProductName: Distiller ]%% Cambria not found, using Courier. %%[ Error: invalidfont; OffendingCommand: show ]%% Stack: () %%[ Flushing: rest of job (to end-of-file) will be ignored ]%% %%[ Warning: PostScript error. No PDF file produced. ] ... Read More »