Monthly Archives: July 2015

Windows 7 reset local admin password

Another tech helped me change the local admin password to add a machine back onto the domain. He went to the following site. http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/ Downloaded the file and created a bootable USB drive and reset the local admin password. More … Continue reading

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Connecting to a share drive using Workgroup over domain

I am struggling with mapping a network drive between a file server and a work station. The following link looks good. http://community.spiceworks.com/topic/87210-mapping-a-network-drive-w-a-workgroup I was told the user names must match on the server and the workstation. In the above article … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 – icons are showing up as squares.

We had the issue on a recent install of Windows 8.1. It wasn’t my machine so don’t know all the details but I used the following link which fixed the issue right-a-way. http://www.askvg.com/fix-unknown-characters-or-vertical-rectangles-are-showing-in-place-of-metro-icons-in-windows-8-start-screen-and-login-screen/ It came down to a corrupt font. … Continue reading

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Word giving “You are attempting to save a file type ” error.

The whole error is: “You are attempting to save a file type (Word 2007 and later Documents and Templates) that has been blocked by your File Block setting in the Trust Center.” Follow the instructions by clicking on File >> … Continue reading

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Domain name scam from confirmation6662.com

One of our customers received an email to renew her domain name. Everything looked legit except our records show the name was with Godaddy and was good for another year. I contacted Godaddy to verify and indeed the domain was … Continue reading

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CSS orphans and widows

Today I was working on site’s CSS made by someone else. In there I noticed the <h2> tags had the following that I was unaware of. orphans: 3; widows: 3; It looks like FireFox doesn’t support it yet. http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/prop_style_orphans.asp  

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