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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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Disable a Brother laser printer from going into a “Deep Sleep” mode

May 31st, 2016 · No Comments

I just got me a Brother MFC-1910W. It is a wireless laser printer with a scanner and a fax. Shortly after installing the printer I noticed that it goes into a deep sleep mode and won’t wake up, even when trying to initiate a remote printing job. I could not cancel the deep sleep mode […]

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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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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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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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Hp officejet 4500 wireless – incomplete or blank prints problem

November 15th, 2011 · No Comments

I’ve noticed my printer having trouble with large files, especially long word documents. It would print pages with paragraphs missing or some other parts missing, while it did print short documents ok. My guess was that there was a spool problem or communication problem. What’s stranger, is that documents printed in best quality (instead of […]

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VirtualDub video editor tips

April 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

VirtualDub is a cool and free program for video editing. It is especially useful if you need to crop or remove certain frames or part of the clip, whether it’s in the beginning, middle or end. The big advantage of this tool is that it enables you to save the edited movie in the same […]

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Tags: Music · Software · Video

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