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Recovering Pictures from a Formatted Memory Card

November 16, 2010 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] <br /> <img src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/s/noscript?tag=everythtech-20″ alt=”” /><br /> Oops! You formatted 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 […]

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How Not to Upgrade Your Wireless Router

February 22, 2010 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] 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 can fix bugs, add functionality, and increase security and […]

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SCOM 2007 Stopped Receiving Alerts

February 17, 2010 EverythingTech 1

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] I noticed one day that I stopped getting any SCOM alerts in my System Center Operation Manager 2007 R2 environment. As part of my troubleshooting I found a ton of the following warnings in the Operations Manager Event Viewer. I contacted Microsoft tech support and discovered that my […]

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What to do before you run AntiSpyware software

January 21, 2010 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] Does your Windows machine feel more sluggish than usual? Are you getting little notifications on your taskbar that “You may not be protected”? You may have spyware or malware running a muck on your pc. Malware is getting increasingly crafty and find new places to hide and make […]

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Green Christmas

December 29, 2009 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] As a parent, the part of Christmas that was the least fun was the cleaning up of packaging materials after opening the gift. The big clean up the day after Christmas was filled with bulky bags of plastic and styrofoam and impossible to open packaging. But this year […]

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XFX GeForce SLI Card Failure

December 10, 2009 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] A few days ago the fan on one of the XFX nVidia GeForce 8800GS Alpha Dog cards in my gaming rig died. There are a pair of them in a SLI configuration and when the fan died on one, it overheated and shut down the system. As a […]

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SCOM SNMP discovery through a gateway server

December 8, 2009 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] I have been trying to get System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 to discover an IBM BladeCenter chassis through a gateway and I finally figured it out. First On the device you want to monitor, set your SNMP public community string to point to the IP address of […]

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Most unreliable console system: Xbox 360

November 22, 2009 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] According to a survey commissioned by the CNET UK, 60% of Xbox 360s have had hardware failures. According to the survey 47% of Xbox 360s have failed within the first year of purchase. I have personally become part of this statistic. I have gone through 3 Xbox’s within […]

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Healbot 3.2.2.7 Add-on bug

November 20, 2009 EverythingTech 0

[the_ad_placement id=”before-content”] My wife updated her World of Warcraft Add On Healbot to version 3.2.2.7 and her main character icon on the top left disappeared. She needed to revert back to Healbot version 3.2.2.5 to get it to work without the character icon disappearing.