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luke.geek.nz


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


  1. How to get an Android mobile device on the Tor network

    Thankfully over the last few years – connecting securely & joining your workstations to the Tor network have become a lot easier – for both Linux & Windows clients. Now with a nifty little application called – Orbit you can easily traffic HTTP (port 80) traffic & other random Android application traffic through the Tor network. Follow the guide below to get your android device & applications running through the Tor network. Note: This application...…


  2. Dishonored – Black screen during game start-up

    It runs correctly if you put “-windowed” in the launch options! Right click the Dishonored shortcut Left click Properties Click on the shortcut tab In Target set: C:Program Files (x86)DishonoredBinariesWin32Dishonored.exe” –windowed Click Ok Note: Tested on Windows 8/8.1 & Windows 7. …


  3. Drobo Detected an Internal Error

    If you just had this error and are GASPING like I was at 10PM at night – never fear there is still hope! Note: Tested with the Drobo 5N. Go to the Drobo Support website & download the correct latest firmware for your Drobo. Take ALL the internal drives out of the Drobo (this is to make sure your Drobo applications – even Drobo Port applications & storage are not affected). If you haven’t already...…


  4. Outlook 2010 – Cannot process RSS Feed

    Open regedit Navigate to: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Options\RSS In the: DWORD: Disable Change the value from 1 to 0 to enable RSS functionality. …


  5. Change the Short Date format using the Windows registry

    You can edit the registry to change the short date format for all the user accounts on the computer: In Registry Editor, open the following key: </p> HKEY_USERS.DefaultControl PanelInternational Add or edit the sShortDate string value using a value data for the short date format contained in the following list: MM/dd/yyyyM/d/yyM/d/yyyyMM/dd/yyyy/MM/ddyyyy-MM-dddd-MMM-yy Quit Registry Editor. Log off Windows, and then log on to Windows again to save the setting </span> …