Protecting Your Accounts and Identity from Theft

Why Should I Care? Recovering access to your compromised accounts, or handling the fallout from identity theft, and the wasted time in doing so is stressful. Continue reading to learn how much you’re at risk, and what you can do to protect your accounts from getting compromised or identity theft. Stolen Credentials Stolen credentials are …

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Giving Administrative Access to your WordPress site

There may be times when you may want to give someone administrative access to your WordPress site. e.g. a developer or designer you’ve hired to work on your site. Under no circumstances should you e-mail your WordPress administrative username and password to anyone. E-mail is transmitted in clear text, and is easily intercepted and exposed/shared. …

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How to Record RAW in Slot 1 and JPEG in Slot 2 on Sony Alpha Cameras

These instructions are based on the Sony A7 III, but can be applied to the other Sony Alpha cameras, as their menus are the same or very similar. e.g. A7RIII, A9, A7R IV, A7SIII Go to the Camera: Quality/Image Size menu (1st tab), Page 1/14 Select “File Format” and set it to “RAW & JPEG“ …

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GNU GRUB Menu: Change the Default Boot OS

Application GNU GRUB (GRand Unified Bootloader ) OS Lubuntu v18.10 (64-bit) (Linux) System Gateway NV78 After installing Lubuntu on a system where Windows 10 was already installed, the GNU Grub menu will be displayed when the system boots. Ubuntu/Lubuntu will be the default OS that will start automatically. If you prefer to automatically boot into …

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Disable UPnP (Universal Plug-and-Play) on Your Network

NAT traversal technology allows network applications to detect that they are behind a UPnP-enabled NAT device. Then the applications can learn the shared, globally-routable IP address, and configure port mappings to forward packets from the external port of the NAT to the internal port used by the application—and all automatically so the user doesn’t have to manually configure …

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Fix MME Device Internal Error (Adobe Audition CC & Premiere Pro CC)

OS Windows 10 Professional v1809 build 17763.195 (64-bit) Application Adobe Audition CC 2019 Build 12.0.1.34Adobe Premiere Pro CC Issue When starting Adobe Audition, or Premiere Pro, the following error is displayed: Fix Exit from Adobe Audition and/or Adobe Premiere Open Windows Settings and select: Privacy Under “App permissions,” in the left column, select Microphone Turn …

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Backup the Current Directory With Date/Time Stamp

Outline Create a variable with the current date and time Create a variable with the name of the current directory Combine the Current Directory name with the date/time stamp to use as the destination directory name. Copy all files and sub-directories from the current directory to the “date/time stamped” destination directory. TL;DR Download: BackupCurrentDirectory.zip. Unzip …

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How to Create a Windows To Go Live, Bootable, USB Drive

OS Windows 10 Hardware “Workspace” USB Flash Drive (Rated to work with Windows to Go.) If the drive is not a “Workspace” drive you can use Rufus instead. Windows To Go is a feature in Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education that enables the creation of a Windows To Go workspace that can be …

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Unable to upgrade Samsung Smart Switch for a Standard user account

Application: Samsung Smart Switch v4.1.16102.12 OS: Windows 10 Professional (64-bit) v1607 Issue: Installing Smart Switch under a Standard user account completes without any errors. But, when you check Information > Smart Switch Information, the version number is still the old version. During installation, UAC (User Access Control) does prompt for an Administrator password. Installing Smart …

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