0x00000006 error (cannot connect to server) when trying to add printers 21

Scenario : Dell E6410 with windows 7 PRO trying to add printer(s) – HP, from server xyz, returns error : Cannot Connect To Printer, when you expand you receive this code : 0x00000006 [zp src=”printerror.jpg” album=”blog/etc” width=”500″] What I tried : Removing everything related to the printer in registry (F3 is your friend) Adding other ...

Dell D630 – 8 beeps after post

I had this issue come across my desk, after pulling everything out, found out it was the keyboard. symptom : laptop beeped 8 times after post troubleshooting : pulled optical drive swapped memory – tested memtest pulled PCMIA card swapped keyboard – winner! hopefully this can help someone :).

How to unlock shaders on 6950 5

I recently purchased 2 XFX 6950’s. They are great cards, and doing some research, I found this forum post : http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=137136 It talks on how to unlock the shaders on the reference 6950 cards. I have an XFX so I used this modified bios : http://forums.techpowerup.com/showpost.php?p=2137536&postcount=343 These are my personal numbers : before : [zp ...

Fallout 3, and New Vegas mouse lag? 11

I played Fallout 3 for hours, and noticed a lot of mouse lag. Recently did a quick search, and found a VERY quick fix. In New Vegas, and Fallout 3, Vertical Sync being disabled is not saved, you have to go in and manually do it. Config file name/location for FO3: C:\Users\username\Documents\My Games\Fallout3\FALLOUT.INI Config file ...

Comcast HDTV Lineup for Minneapolis – 2011 2

I was looking for this list now that I have my new Ceton 4 Tuner card. This is the link : http://www.comcast.com/customers/clu/ChannelLineup.ashx otherwise this is the list as of 1-12-2011 : 181 NFL Network HD High-Definition TV 256 Big Ten Network HD High-Definition TV 400 Spike HD High-Definition TV 401 Golf Channel HD High-Definition TV ...

John Lennon and Bob Dylan in a cab talking about Johnny Cash

Looking to make a few bucks on your wordpress blog?

I was looking for a nice way to implement Google AdSense, well, I looked through about 6 of them, and found my favorite. Quick AdSense by TechMilieu! www.techmilieu.com/quick-adsense The guys at Quick AdSense are not giving me anything, nor do they know I am posting this. I just wanted to say what my favorite AdSense ...

OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGTE60G Benchmarks IDE vs AHCI

I just purchased an OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGTE60G for my server, and got rid of my 2x320GB RE3 WD drives. I made sure it had the latest 1.24 firmware on it. These first marks are AHCI [zp src=”agility2-AHCI.jpg” album=”blog/OCZAgility2″ width=”500″] These are IDE [zp src=”agility2-IDE.jpg” album=”blog/OCZAgility2″ width=”500″] you can definitely see an improvement over AHCI. ...

Lose your iphone/ipad/ipod? Find My iphone Free!

I just found this out, so it’s time to pass it on! If you lose your iphone, ipad, or ipod frequently, you can use mobileME to locate/wipe/lock/send messages/tones(2 minute long! Helpful if you lose it around the house). You can also use the Find My iPhone application, to search any devices attached to your account ...

First Minnesota snowfall!

This post is definitely not PC related … the first Minnesota snowfall! This was taken with my iphone4, nothing special, just wanted to snap a shot…HDR on. [zenphoto src=”IMG_0540.JPG” album=”vivi/” width=”500″ /] [zenphoto src=”IMG_0541.JPG” album=”vivi/” width=”500″ /]