As the so-called computer guru in my circle I get a lot of calls for help. I can usually help with an open heart and an open mind, but sometimes it just gets to be too much. Here are a couple of tips from the perspective of the computer guru to help keep the helper/helpee dynamic from damaging your relationships.
This post explains how to solve the problem with batch and KiXtart scripts failing to disconnect network drives when issuing a USE /DELETE command.
A YouTube member who watched my video about Finding Your Network Settings on Windows XP requested that someone make a similar video for Windows Vista. This video is quick and dirty, but it walks users through each step of finding their network connection settings both through the Windows user interface as well as through the command prompt.
This problem has been making my life a living hell since we deployed Windows Vista to a handful of workstations several months ago. According to Microsoft, “Network discovery is a network setting that affects whether your computer can see (find) other computers and devices on the network and whether other computers on the network can [...]
I’ve been using PostgreSQL for years as the back-end database for my company’s intranet, and though I haven’t had to reinstall it once in the past five years on the production server, I inevitably need to reinstall it on my development workstation at least once or twice a year. Of course when the time comes [...]