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An IT Engineer with a love for all things IT including (but not limited to), Microsoft Azure, Automation and Service Management!


  1. Easily migrate Sickbeard install to another installation

    Have a new Sickbeard installation and want to migrate or move your Library and settings across? Due to the nature of the Sickbeard application – migrating Sickbeard data from one install to another is very easy. On the Sickbeard install you want to use as your source – open the folder where Sickbeard is installed and copy the following files to the same location on your destination Sickbeard install and overwrite the ones that are there....…


  2. Windows Networking Protocols and their uses

    Networking is a marvel of interconnected devices and languages – Windows networking protocols help that happen by making sure 2 devices are sharing the same method of communicating. This is a quick reference guide on what each Protocol and Client on the Windows OS does. Client for Microsoft Networks Used to access other shared resources on your local network running the File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks protocol. QOS Packet Scheduler Used to provide traffic management on...…


  3. Windows 8 Hotkeys

    Navigating around Windows 8 can be a lot faster and more efficient with the use of keyboard shortcuts called Hotkeys – the below guide is a list of Windows 8 hotkeys for navigating the user interface. Windows Key – Opens the Start screen Windows Key+Tab – Metro app switcher Windows Key+C – System charms Windows Key+Z – Application charms Windows Key+I – Settings menu Windows Key+K – Devices menu Windows Key+H – Share menu Windows...…


  4. Changing your user photo in Windows 8

    Changing your user photo in Windows 8 is remarkably easy and helps make a standard Windows 8 installation… More… You! Open the Start screen and click your user picture Click Change Account Picture. Click the Browse button. Navigate the browser until you find an image you want to use and click it. Select Choose Image. Done – you have now changed your Account Picture. …


  5. How to enable numlock on startup in Windows 8

    If you are like me – you rely heavily on the Num Lock key and having it disabled on boot is extremely annoying – using a quick registry change you can enable Numlock by default in Windows 8. Table of Contents 1 HOW TO enable NUMLOCK ON STARTUP 2 How to disable Numlock on Startup HOW TO enable NUMLOCK ON STARTUP Press the Windows Key to open the Tile (Metro) screen Type: regedit to search for the...…