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How to fix broken windows explorer icons

Mar 21st, 2014 | By

So system mechanic did something today that broke all of my windows explorer folder icons inside of my box sync folder for some reason.. Not sure what it did but the fix was pretty painless and can be found in this video below:



How to prevent Gravity Forms input button placement

Mar 17th, 2014 | By

If you use gf_left_third or anything else that’s moving elements around and resizing them you could run into the trouble where the submit, next or previous buttons no longer stay at the bottom but jump up into your design.  To fix this you just need to insert this into your themes style.css file body .gform_wrapper
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How to change the background and hover background color on dropdowns and multi selects in Gravity forms

Mar 17th, 2014 | By

This might be one of the more obscure solutions I post but I imagine I’ll need to reference this later and save myself the 2 hours of searching around it took me today.  So if you want to change the background color for dropdowns go into formsmain.css and go change the following:   First ot
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Want to pin windows on top just like in linux but in windows? Here’s how

Mar 9th, 2014 | By

One of the biggest things I miss about linux is the ability to pin a window so that no matter what you are doing it will always be on top of everything else.  In linux it was built in as that OS actually cares about making the UX as efficient as possible but in windows
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How to find incremental numbers in a file and increase them by a certain amount with perl and SED

Mar 7th, 2014 | By

So let’s say you have a file and in it is ton of field ID’s, something like this  <field id=”68″ size=”medium” type=”checkbox”> What you want to do is take the first 68 of these fields as well as all of their code and then append these new 68 fields and all of their code onto
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Are you a photoshop user and experiencing Solid State Drive(SSD) failures? Here’s why

Dec 12th, 2013 | By

Your scratch disk is writing and caching so frequently it is slowly wearing down your hard drive.  According to Help Desk Keep it boils down to the way SSDs are built you see an SSD wears down every time they are written accessed. If you have read reviews of SSDs before, you have probably read about how an
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Take screenshots? Get Screenpresso! (seriously, like right now)

Sep 25th, 2013 | By

So I was motivated by all of my colleagues on Macs being able to take screenshots and have them instantly uploaded to cl.ly where they would be available and the link to them automatically copied into their clipboard to paste to whoever needed it.   If you do any sort of online collaborating this is
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Preventing windows from going to sleep/hibernating while file transfers are in progress

Sep 12th, 2013 | By

So you’ve got a massive upload for a client that is due in the morning so you set it to upload and hit the hay after a 20 hour work day(and by hit the hay I mean collapse at your desk).  Imagine the horror when you wake up to find out that fucking windows went
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How to get the alt+left click move window linux functionality in Windows?

Aug 26th, 2013 | By

One of my most missed features from Gnome in my linux days is the ability to just hold down alt and left click drag a window. You didn’t have to go up to the title bar and click, you could click anywhere and it would just start moving the damned thing.  Windows of course doesn’t
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Clicking on my Skype name was causing other people’s clients to crash

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By

God knows how much business this could have cost me but what a shitty situation.  what was happening was that I had contacts would would report that eveything they clicked on my skype name their client would crash.  No one else on their list caused this, ONLY me!!  I contacted skype and they were about
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