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Using QNAP’s RTRR with Windows Server


I have a lot of data.   So much so, that there are servers and multiple NAS on my network.  Not all people are like me, but if you are and you have a lot of important data, then backing it up may have become an issue.  Until recently, I had been using a bunch of external disks to do my ... Read More »

Remove That Smiley Face From Your WordPress Site


Have you ever wondered why that smiley face shows up on your WordPress site? The short answer is that WordPress Stats creates this smiley face and uses it for tracking. In other words, this smiley face is responsible for giving WordPress Stats the information about visitors to your site. Sorry, you can’t get rid of it completely, but you can ... Read More »

Change the WordPress Editor Width


A friend of mine recently went through some issues with WordPress and the WYSIWYG editor.  His theme’s content width is 620px, but the editor is as wide as his screen.  With that said, when he would create a post and insert pictures he would have to preview the post over and over to make sure things were falling into the ... Read More »

How to Fix “MSVCR71.dll is Missing” Error


I run a lot of different software packages on my bench system to perform analysis on hardware.  Because of this, I run into a lot of software issues that many of you face or will face.  Typically, the fixes are easy and not do difficult to find.  Recently, I received an error stating “The program can’t start because MSVCR71.DLL is ... Read More »

QNAP Turbo NAS Firmware 3.5


Recently at C.O.D., we reviewed the QNAP TS-419P+ and were impressed with the products construction and software options.  There were a couple of things that we would have liked to have seen incorporated in the system’s firmware like Anti Virus and a redesigned interface.  Well, QNAP is releasing an update to the Turbo NAS firmware and have incremented the version ... Read More »

Understanding Google Analytics


If some of you are new to the website thing; you have a lot to learn, but don’t be overwhelmed by it all.  One of the applications that is going to be a help for you to understand where some of of your traffic is coming from or doing on your site is Google Analytics.  If you are new to ... Read More »

Is your IT initiative ready?


If your company is ready to bring an IT project live, you may be missing more pieces than you think.  It is too often the case that Information Technology evolves within the organization faster than the organization may be ready for it and as an IT enthusiast/specialist; my eyes have been opened recently when rolling out a new initiative. Read More »

Essential Windows 7 Tweaks: Part 3


Every person has different tastes when it comes to their installation of Windows.  Through the years that have been many things that I do right off the bat when getting my install “just right”.  In the XP days, the first thing I would do was to stretch the taskbar, enable Quick Launch, add an address bar, unlock it, then move ... Read More »