Basic DNS Record Types

With a basic knowledge of DNS, you know that different types of records are required to identify hosts and different types of services and attributes related to the domain. The most common types of DNS records used in most domains and their most common uses are described below.   Record …

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Fix Adobe Phone Authorization CS2 / Adobe Activation Issues

Adobe has disabled the activation server for CS2 products, including Acrobat 7. These products were released more than seven years ago, do not run on many modern operating systems, and are no longer supported. That means, you will no longer be able to activate your CS2 products from the serial/license …

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Disable TouchPad When USB Mouse Is Plugged In

This setting will automatically disable the touchpad when you plug in the USB mouse, and enable the touchpad when the usb mouse is unplugged. In order to do this, there are three methods and this depends on your hardware configuration. You will need to go through each method if you …

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Step By Step Guide To Fix Sound with Red X – Audio Device Is Disabled

Strange issue encountered by a customer where the audio device was not disabled, but the troubleshooter kept saying it is disabled and needs to be fixed, sound card was showing as working properly in  the device manager, yet there was no sound. The cause of the issue as reported by some is …

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Basic DNS Record Types

With a basic knowledge of DNS, you know that different types of records are required to identify hosts and different types of services and attributes related to the domain. The most common types of DNS records used in most domains and their most common uses are described below.   Record …

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Fix Adobe Phone Authorization CS2 / Adobe Activation Issues

Adobe has disabled the activation server for CS2 products, including Acrobat 7. These products were released more than seven years ago, do not run on many modern operating systems, and are no longer supported. That means, you will no longer be able to activate your CS2 products from the serial/license …

Read More »

Step By Step Guide To Fix Sound with Red X – Audio Device Is Disabled

Strange issue encountered by a customer where the audio device was not disabled, but the troubleshooter kept saying it is disabled and needs to be fixed, sound card was showing as working properly in  the device manager, yet there was no sound. The cause of the issue as reported by some is …

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Reset Option In Safari Is Greyed Out

You may want to reset safari, when it’s taken over by a browser hijacker / ransomware like “MoneyPak or FBI Virus” but you’re at your wits end because the Reset button is greyed out. Fortunately, there’s a way to by-pass it and have the malware or the adware affecting Safari …

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Harman Kardon Soundsticks (USB) not recognized

I recently came across an issue while helping the customer remotely. The issue was that the “sound sticks” were not recognized as reported by the customer. However, this really wasn’t the issue. BUT if your sound sticks are not recognized, and they are connected over USB then you may try …

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Step By Step Guide to Adjust Brightness after Upgrading to Windows 8.1

It has been reported by some that after upgrading to Windows 8.1, the ability to adjust the brightness stops working. Pressing the brightness keys on the keyboard would show that the brightness level was going up or down, but nothing actually changed on the screen. If you are experiencing this issue, …

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