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Windows 10 does not wake from SLEEP mode [solved]

October 3rd, 2016 · 1 Comment

I’ve been warned about using the sleep mode, as it’s unreliable and can sometimes get your laptop stuck in a SLEEP mode, not being able to wake up with the usual lid opening or power button press. Today I stupidly put my LENOVO Z50 to sleep as I needed to USB charge some gadget. After […]

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Tags: DIY (do it yourself) · Internet · Software

Reverse Evolution

June 28th, 2014 · No Comments

What is a reverse evolution? It’s when things go backwards instead of going forward. It’s making a new product that is less functional and less user friendly than the old product. It is mostly annoying when it comes to products you use daily and depend on, like your Email account or your preferred browser or […]

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Tags: Computers · Internet · Software

How to check if an online store is real and trustworthy?

March 9th, 2014 · No Comments

Shopping online can be secure and safe when you buy at AMAZON or Ebay. But you sometimes bump into online stores that you don’t recognize, that offer good deals. In this case there are two things you should check: Is this store real and n0t some scam? If it’s real, is it reliable? You can […]

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Tags: Internet · shopping

Changing Firefox address bar search to Google

January 6th, 2013 · No Comments

As far as I remember Google is the default address bar search. But sometimes a software you install, changes this value without your consent or by mistake (to Conduit, or whatever). To switch back to the good old Google do the following: Open firefox Type about:config in the address bar and hit the Enter key […]

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Tags: Computers · Internet · Software

How to recover/restore a deleted file/folder in Win7

March 25th, 2012 · No Comments

The other day I was cleaning up my desktop and I erased an important folder containing stuff I needed. Luckily, Win7 has the ability to restore previous versions of the folder. I also tried using the “System Restore” option, but it wasn’t able to restore the deleted folder. So what  I’m about to describe is […]

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Tags: Computers · Internet · Software

Gmail manager login problem – fix for Firefox 7+

October 6th, 2011 · 4 Comments

If you use this great add-on, use the following link to reinstall a patched version automatically. Clicking this link will then make firefox ask if you want to install. Click yes and that’s about it. Firefox will have to be restarted for the change to take place. https://github.com/downloads/athomas/mozilla-firefox-addons/gmail_manager-0.6.4.1.4-fx+sm.xpi If you want to do it manually, […]

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Tags: Internet

Facebook – adding photos to the profile photo strip

August 4th, 2011 · No Comments

When in your profile you should see the latest photos you uploaded, in the strip area, which is called “photo_bar” in the page code. When hovering the photos, there’s an X sign. Clicking on it removes the photo. Problem is, instead of seeing a new photo, you’ll just see a grey box. To add photos […]

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Tags: Internet · Just Fun

Addthis share button align center (or else)

March 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Addthis share button align center (or else)

Addthis is a nice free service that lets you display a sharing button on your site. Generate the code here, and put it in your footer (or other location of your choice), and you’re all set. To align the button to the center, simply add a little piece of CSS to the DIV tag. You […]

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Tags: Computers · Internet

Recommended add-ons for Mozila Firefox browser

December 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Firefox (FF) is the browser of my choice for a few years now. I have watched it grow from 2% to 20% and 30%  (USA and EUROPE respectively) and it will get more popular in time. Just a fact, did you know that Firefox is really not a fox but some kind of a red […]

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Tags: Computers · Internet

Wireless seem to work, but no internet connection

November 24th, 2009 · No Comments

The other day I got a used IBM Thinkpad R50e, and the first thing I did is to erase all the programs installed that I didn’t want. I know a bit about computers and of course I didn’t erase any system programs that come with the IBM, or at least I think I didn’t… Anyway, […]

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