To the Minneapolis “The Hub” and back!

So I got my new bike, and had an issue with the new disc brakes, so we biked to The Hub and back. It was fun, even with the brakes holding me back a bit! [fitmap id=”48332434″ type=”ride”]

ISO image to flash drive

This operation assumes your machine can boot from a USB enabled device. Check your BIOS to make sure. You also MUST have a DVD copy of Vista to install the source files from the DVD to a USB flash drive: 1. Insert your USB flash drive and enter the following commands: (please note this list ...

How to change itunes account brithdate

I ran into an issue where a game decided I was only 18, and then wanted to verify that I did put in the right brithdate. I basically found a method to change my birth date for my iTunes account, which should prove helpful for some. 1) In a browser of your choice, go to ...

To those of you who are submitting pictures with 1 person in them…

Lenovo x220 i7 ssd PCMark Benchmarks

I benchmarked my X220 with PCMark Vantage Professional 64bit 1.0.2.0. I got : PCMark Vantage Professional 64bit 1.0.2.0 score : 13760 Also a screencap : [zp src=”bench-x220.jpg” album=”blog/x220/” width=”600″]

How To Enable Private Message in Google Plus 5

At first I was confused, why isn’t this enabled? So I dug a bit deeper, and found out how to enable Google Plus. Hit up http://plus.google.com and log in Then select your Account settings page : [zp src=”image1.jpg” album=”blog/googleplus/” width=”600″] Now select “edit profile” [zp src=”image2.jpg” album=”blog/googleplus/” width=”600″] Now you should be in the area ...

Ben Schwartz and Zooey Deschanel singing.

Error 1720 with Microsoft Windows Installer

I had noticed this error a few times when trying to remove programs. I specifically used this for Windows XP. Install/Download this : http://uploadland.com/?d=4E0C98EC1 If that does not fix it, try and run a driver cleaner, like these : http://uploadland.com/?d=4E0C98ED1 http://uploadland.com/?d=4E0C98EE1 All you need to do with the cleaners is remove the bad install, and ...

Make Service Tag the Computer Name in Landesk OSD

We use service tags as our computer reference, and how we join our computers to the domain. I needed to have Landesk automate this for me, so I wanted to have ot pluck the information from BIOS. This is what I added to the script. When you’re creating/editing your deployment script you need to make ...

Windows XP – Remove 30 second time with Landesk OSD

I kept running into an issue where Windows XP would add a 30 second boot time, and I disliked have to manually go in and change it after the computer was done imaging. So with Landesk OSD this is what I did to fix it in the script. Browse out to: \\landeskcoreserver\ldmain\landesk\files edit the file ...