How to put AT&T U-Verse’s Motorola NVG589 in Bridge Mode!

Thinking about getting an AT&T U-Verse connection for your home or business? Better make sure you get the right router from them! Why? Because some genius at AT&T had the audacity to think that their “basic” modem/router would be good enough for all their customers. This is of course laughable as their routers lack the […]

Office 365 “The Hard Way”! – What you really need to know about how to migrate your email to the cloud!

If any of you have tried to implement an Office 365 migration one of the first things you will encounter is a complete lack of “decent” documentation from Microsoft.  Especially when it comes to all the “undocumented features” and limitations you will come up against that will have you pulling your hair out by the […]

How to set up Hyper-V Replica for WorkGroup or Non-Domain SMB!

OK folks here’s the scenario:  Got two Hyper-V boxes (either running the stand alone hypervisor, or within the Server 2012 platform) and you want to set up a Disaster Recovery (DR) site.   Maybe if you were like me, and had a few small / medium businesses who’s boxes you were hosting out of your home […]

How to fix, “My Game Will Not Work” Issues!

Many people ask me “what I do for fun”?  Being as I am so into technology… Well the answer is easy.  Gaming! My Steam account is worth well over 3 grand, and I am always trying out new games.  Because of this, I’ve had to do a lot of trouble shooting when it comes to […]

Upgrading WordPress on 1and1 linux host need PHP 5 or higher.

Just upgraded this bog from WordPress 2.8.0 to 3.2.1 (long overdue) and changed the theme so it would render properly in IE9.  I followed the directions in these two posts: Backing up your Database (Using PHP MyAdmin). and Updating WordPress to the latest version. Everything was working fine until i got an error message saying […]

How to recover your virtual environment using an HP Falconstor CDP and VMWare ESX!

Recently I tasked to create some technical documentation for one of my clients on how to restore and recreate servers replicated to an HP Falconstor CDP. The clients environment consisted of a multi-site virtual environment running on the VMware ESXi 4.1 platform.  Their primary method of off site protection was to use two HP Falconstor […]

Crash Course in Social Media for Business Owners!

STOP what you are doing!  This will be the most important blog post you read about on the net. Why?  Because it has the potential to increase your business revenue, visibility, and website traffic exponentially! This is a very “big secret” in the world of advertising, and works better than all forms of traditional marketing.  […]

Becoming a GACP (Google AdWords Certified Professional) Part 1

I have discussed becoming a GACP (Google AdWords Certified Professional) in a previous post, so feel free to check it out.  I have decided that I am committed to adding this certification to my resume and have started watching the videos in the Google Learning Center. I have finished the first section and for the […]

How to change the default location for the “My Documents” folder.

To change the default location of the My Documents folder, follow these steps: 1. Click Start, and then point to My Documents. 2. Right-click My Documents, and then click Properties. 3. Click the Target tab. 4. In the Target box, do one of the following: * Type the path to the folder location that you […]

How to convert your Domain Profile to a Local Profile.

This is useful when you have been doing consultant work on your own laptop, while joined to a clients domain, and you wish to leave said company while still retaining all the work and setting you had while joined to their domain. I’ve found doing a manual transfer to be more reliable then using the […]