So I was debating whether or not I should write a post similar to this for a while, now… it’s a funny story, and not too long, but it doesn’t exactly paint me in my best light. But, then again, I have already admitted to pulling one over on a cellular carrier, so why not cop to some of the other silly shenanigans I pulled in my younger years?
Also reaffirming my decision to do this, the owner of this particular studio who developed the game I’m about to talk about has recently outed himself on Twitter with some blatantly racist and bigoted remarks, so I don’t feel as bad for what I did. More importantly, as you’re about to learn, I didn’t really DO anything nefarious!Continue reading “That time I cracked a company’s software, using their own software”
Well this one is annoying. I’ve got several computers at work stuck on “Just a moment…” and no matter how long I let them sit, they won’t get past that screen.Continue reading “Windows 10 stuck on “Just a Moment” – QUICK and EASY fix!”
What kind of I.T. person are you? Sometimes where you work defines a lot of the characteristics of what you do in your job. Sometimes the type of person you are decides those factors for you, as well. Today I’m going to walk down memory lane throughout my career, and in this essay-length blog post, I’ll highlight a few lessons I’ve learned along the way.Continue reading “What I have learned throughout a career in I.T.”
Look. On this blog, I do what I want. And what I want is to follow up on my 2018 post: “Is Facebook listening to you?”
Part 1: is it possible?
Yes. Definitively, unequivocally, absolutely, positively, it IS entirely technically possible for Facebook to listen in on your conversations.Continue reading “THE DEFINITIVE “Does Facebook Listen To Your Conversations” Post”
If you don’t like using the Media Creation Tool, there is a way that you can actually download the ISO files straight from Microsoft’s servers.
If you want to download the Windows 10 ISO file DIRECTLY from Microsoft’s servers, you can do so by getting the URL from a mobile device: I simply used the Microsoft Edge browser on Android (any mobile browser on any platform will work) to visit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO and request links to an ISO in my language. If you download the ISO files from anywhere else, be sure to verify the their SHA-256 checksums!
Zoom has grown exponentially in a short amount of time. And although it’s not my favorite app, due to its share of issues, it is admittedly already getting better. But some users are running into errors the first time they try to join a meeting. What’s going on?Continue reading “FIX: You’ll need a new app to open this zoommtg link: Zoom fix!”