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About Neil

Happy husband. Proud father. Systems engineering consultant, and former U.S. Air Force officer. A music fan, science fiction nut, geek, and die-hard Mac user who grudgingly deals with Windows at work only because his employer and clients aren’t enlightened enough to move to Mac OS X.

This site lists torrent files that link to Microsoft-distributed versions of Windows ISO images.

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Set up older Office desktop applications to work with Office 365. Source: Download Office 365 Desktop Setup Tool for Office 2010 and Office 2007 from Official Microsoft Download Center

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Disable the “Get Windows 10” icon in the system tray

You can quickly remove the “Get Windows 10” icon in your Windows system tray with a single DOS command. Here’s how: wusa /uninstall /KB:3035583 Source: How to disable the “Get Windows 10” icon shown in the notification area (tray)? – … Continue reading

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Windows 7 comes in two flavors, 32bit and 64bit. Sometimes there is a need to switch your operating system from one version to another for compatibility purposes or if you have 4GB or more of memory. Here we show you … Continue reading

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Open-AudIT and OCS Inventory AG might be useful for churches and other non-profits that need basic IT asset management solutions.

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How to downgrade iOS 8 to iOS 7.1.2 provides a method for downgrading iOS installs on multiple devices, and the links to the required iOS IPSW packages. This method will likely only work for a relatively short amount of time after … Continue reading

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Skyline OSX is another site that looks like it has some useful hackintosh information – including relatively clearly-written guides…

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Tonymacx86 includes an interesting thread on using the Clover UEFI boot loader for mackintosh: ultrazones guide for Z77X-UD5H + Mavericks + Clover UEFI mode.

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These two articles – Multi Environment WordPress wp-config.php and One wp-config for Multiple Servers — provide nice configurations for automatically switching between development, staging, and live deployments of WordPress.

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Amazon’s Video Event Tomorrow

Just thinking out loud… What if Amazon’s video event tomorrow goes in an unexpected direction? 1. Lots of rumors of both a set-top box (a la AppleTV) and an HDMI dongle (a la Chromecast). 2. Game controller rumors. 3. Rumors … Continue reading

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