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Recover your pitcures from an SD card

March 3, 2017 DaFixer 0

Oops! You formatted your SD memory card and deleted all those pictures and music. Don’t fret yet. There are a few things to get your files back. First, do not use the memory card for anything. Don’t put it back in your camera or phone. In order to recover the […]

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Where is Disk CleanUp in Windows 2008 Server?

July 15, 2013 DaFixer 0

After 20 minutes of trying to figure out what happened the the Disk Clean up utility in Windows Server 2008, I found the Technet article that describes where to find it. There are 2 files already on the computer located in: C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr_xxxx and C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr.resources_xxxx where xxxx is a bunch of […]

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Family Sharing App

February 23, 2013 DaFixer 0

I was looking for an app that I would be able to share a shopping list and memos with my wife since I always seem to forget something when grocery shopping. And since everyone is on a budget these days, I would prefer something free. My first stop is usually […]

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Cheap Upgrades for Big Performance

February 12, 2011 DaFixer 0

In challenging economic times like these it’s a tough decision between PC upgrades and the bills. Here are a few inexpensive upgrades that will make a big diffrence in performance. Soild State Hard Drive Technology has gotten to the point where the slowest componet of the computer is the hard […]

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iPad as a Tech Support Tool

January 26, 2011 DaFixer 0

The Apple iPad is light, user friendly, and offers a ton of useful applications. The popularity of the iPad with technical people iPad makes it a potential tech support tool especially when you are on the road. The iPad has built in wireless and can provide internet access from anywhere. […]

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Make Sure You’re A.R.M.ED

December 29, 2010 DaFixer 0

If you work with servers, you know you should take a backup of the server before making any change. Right? Well, servers are built for redundancy with dual power supplies, multiple network cards, and multiple hard drives to reduce downtime. Of course, your hard drives should also have redundancy. A typical scenario is to […]

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Recovering Pictures from a Formatted Memory Card

November 16, 2010 DaFixer 0

Oops! You formated your SD memory card and deleted all those pictures and music. There are a few things to get your files back. First, do not use the memory card for anything. Don’t put it back in your camera or phone. This will prevent you from overwriting the data on the […]

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Barnes and Noble Nook Review

March 26, 2010 DaFixer 0

I got my wife a Barnes and Noble Nook for Christmas… well I ordered it before Christmas. It shipped some time in January. In any case, I was really deciding between the Nook and the Amazon Kindle. Both of them were priced the same so it was a matter of […]

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How Not to Upgrade Your Wireless Router

February 22, 2010 DaFixer 0

The other day I was having some performance issues on my network, so I decided to see if there was an update to my Linksys router’s firmware. It’s a good idea to update your firmware occasionally since the manufacture’s can  fix bugs, add functionality, and increase security and performance. Check […]