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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. Windows Mail not displaying contacts

    This happens when Windows Mail is using a different contacts list to the Windows Contacts – such as a newsgroup. Open Windows Mail Click Contacts (left hand side) Click Import Click From Windows Address Book Windows Mail will then import all your contacts into the address book restart Windows Mail and you should now be able to display and compose messages to your contacts. …


  2. Outlook Data File Cannot be accessed

    I have found this issue occurs commonly when upgrading from Outlook 2007 to 2010.   Open Outlook 2010 Click File (top left) Click Account Settings Click Account Settings Click Change Folder Click the “+” on the left of the folder name to reveal hidden subfolders. Click Inbox Click Ok Close all open dialog and restart Outlook. …


  3. The messaging interface has returned an unknown error.

    This issue commonly occurs in Microsoft Outlook when Outlook has reached its file size limit. To fix this you need to allow Outlook to use a larger sized table.   Launch Microsoft Outlook Right click the folder list (on the left hand side) and left click Properties. Click Advanced Check “Allow upgrade to large tables”. Click Ok Click Ok Restart Outlook   Note: You can also force emails to be deleted thereby clearing the Outlook...…


  4. How to rip Audio from a DVD

        In this guide I am using a media player called: VLC (VideoLAN) to do the conversion – it can be downloaded free “here”. Once installed – open VLC media player Put the DVD you want to rip the audio into your computer Click Media (up-the-top) Click Convert/Save Click Disc (up-the-top) Make sure the DVD is selected Press Convert/Save (down-the-bottom) Change the destination file field to the location where you would like the audio...…


  5. How to convert DMG to IMG in Windows

    Downloaded that DMG and want to burn it to a CD/DVD but you’re in a Windows based system? Not a problem! Thanks to the guys at vu1tur for making a cool little utility for doing the conversion.   First download the software “here” (go down to win32 binary to download) and extract it to an easy accessible folder, in this guide I am going to use the Desktop. Click Start Click Programs/All Programs Click Accessories...…