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QNAP’s myQNAPcloud SmartLink Service

If you are one of the many QNAP faithful, you may have realized that there have been many quiet changes that accompanied QTS 4.1. Among the many enhancements came an enhancement to QNAP's MyQNAPCloud service. From the start, the service didn't look like it would be something that I would really take advantage of. The interface was simple and didn't really offer me much in the way of functionality. Also, having multiple NAS meant multiple logins and just an additional layer of pain. Well, things are different now... and I like it.

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Delete a PivotTable in Excel

If you have ever struggled with deleting a PivotTable in Excel, then you have come to the right place. We use Excel for all kinds of things. Once in a while, we like to do a bit of house cleaning. We recently published an article on how to export all of your worksheets within an Excel Workbook to CSV. Well, in order for that to be useful, you can't have a bunch of extraneous information running around your worksheets, like PivotTables.

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Can’t Remove a Partition? Use DiskPart

If you have ever removed a hard drive from a system and installed it in another, you may have run into a situation before where you are unable to delete some of the partitions on the drive. This usually happens when you remove the hard drive from a system made by Dell, Acer, Samsung, etc. The partitions you are unable to remove are designated for system restore and the like. Well, getting rid of those partitions is easier than you think. All you need is a command line and a cup of coffee.

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Hiding Something in WordPress Until the Last Page of a Post

Using WordPress as a content management system brings you tons of flexibility. Unfortunately, most of the flexibility is unrealized unless you start diving into some code. For me, there are certain times when coding is the only way to get things done. Recently, I ran into a situation where a site I was working on wanted to hide something until the reader reached the last page of a post. By default, there is no way to do this in WordPress. Don't fret, accomplishing this is as easy.

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Accessing Network Storage from Windows 8

Having a large focus on network attached storage here at C.O.D., we get a lot of questions regarding NAS. Lately, we have been getting some questions about NAS and Windows 8. The latest, and one of the more interesting ones, was how to interact with your NAS after moving your Windows 8 profile to a Microsoft connected account. Although there isn't really a clear and easy way to get around having two different profiles, one on NAS and one on Windows, there is hope.

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