The Perfect htaccess for WordPress

This walks you through what your htaccess should look like in a WordPress Installation. I am a minimalist and believe you shouldn't be using a ton of plugins that slow down your install when most of what you are looking to accomplish can be achieved with this file. Therefore, this htaccess will contain...

Google Chrome missing www and how to fix it

Chrome started rolling out update 69 at the beginning of this month (September 2018) causing a missing www in the address bar. There are two things this update did that you need to be aware of. Google Chrome Update 69 Changes Show trivial sub-domains (missing www in the address bar)...

Get rid of Amazon Fire Launcher without root access

This How-To shows you how to get rid of Amazon Fire Launcher without root access. Amazon Fire 5.3.3 OS can't be downgraded or rooted, and since the Fire tablet line auto-updates, this leads many folks with the horrible experience of using the Fire OS with their gimped store/subscriptions. The process...

iDrac Dell Server (Off-Band Remote Access)

I recently had a server freeze up when I wasn't on-site and needed to power cycle it. I had configured iDrac before but it was not responsive. Here are some useful commands that can configure, reboot, and reset the iDrac function on Dell Servers. The commands below are run from...

Deploy excel macros to all xls files on startup

To deploy excel macros on every excel file you open, you will need to create a personal file in your XLStart folder. Here is a step-by-step Create and test your macro Save as - Personal.xls (Macro-Enabled workbook) Copy the personal file to your C:Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office1#\XLStart folder Done! I have...

Protecting your business from hacking groups

I just finished reading a very good article from ABA journal (The Hacktivists) about computer security and the pitfalls that many companies which fall prey to hacking groups. This is probably the hundredth company to be hacked by Anonymous but was a particularly devastating attack because it ruined not only...