UC520 Desktop Background Phone Images

This post it originally from this website: http://www.linuxnoobie.com/?p=18 I’m using a Cisco UC520 with Cisco Phone 7975 and 7945. Step One: Create Your Images. I use Photoshop CS4, but any photo editing software should do. The images need to be 320 x 212 and saved in PNG format.  I found that all the different was […]


New Houston Area Code 346

Area code 346 is being added to the existing 713/281/832 area effective 7/1/14. Ten-digit dialing required in the new 346 area code.

Windows 8.1 ide to ahci

So, take this with a grain of salt,  your mileage may very, and don’t blame me if you break your pc. I’ve got a Zotac ad04 with windows 8.1 pro on it hooked up to a TV via hdmi.  It’s got an Intel X2 ssd with the latest firmware and Intel control center installed. It […]

Fiery printer controllers rock

I’m quite impressed by the fact the EFI made their Fiery controllers so easy to flash and made the tools, firmware, and instructions to do so readily available online. It’s a non printing consultant’s dream.

Firefox is least secure browser

Firefox is still the least secure web browser, falls to four zero-day exploits at Pwn2Own http://www.extremetech.com/computing/178587-firefox-is-still-the-least-secure-web-browser-falls-to-four-zero-day-exploits-at-pwn2own via @extremetech

Word press for iPad

I’m not sure how this app slipped through the cracks, but you can download an iOS app to work on your wordpress site. I’m typing in it now.

Comcast Netgear CG3000DCR

After wrestling with the new netgear modem/business gateway for the better part of 10 days, I’m finally 100% back online. I can confirm that the Netgear cg3000dcr does indeed work with an ASA 5505 running 9.1(2) AND I’m able to assign all 5 of my static IP addresses with the ASA doing all the NAT. […]

Recreating Default Domain and Domain Controller Group Policy Objects

from here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc739095(WS.10).aspx Works with Windows Server Versions 2008, 2008 R2, and 2012 as well. Default Group Policy objects become corrupted: disaster recovery 6 out of 9 rated this helpful – Rate this topic Updated: March 2, 2005 Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2 The […]

BootCamp Brightness in Windows 7 and 8

If it seems like you just can’t get the screen bright enough, try this: The problem is due to Adaptive Brightness.   This is what you need to do if the screen does not go past a certain brightness level on Windows 7 or Windows 8.   Go to the Start bar on the Desktop […]