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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. Black screen during Windows 8 installation

        This issue occurs when Windows 8 switches to UEFI install mode – on a non-compatible motherboard. This is commonly caused by multiple HDDs plugged in during boot. Follow the guide below to fix it. Unplug any secondary HDDs (Hard drives) from your computer and leave the operating system HDD in. Begin the installation again – the install should automatically change the install to master boot record. Once installed – turn computer off and...…


  2. Change your hostname in Ubuntu

    Note: These instructions are for Ubuntu 12.10. Changing your host name in Ubuntu guide. Go to System Settings Click Details Click: Give a unique name …


  3. Metro 2033: This program can’t continue because PhysXloader.dll

    Click Start. Click Computer/My Computer. Navigate to:  C:Program Files (x86)Steamsteamappscommonmetro 2033install  (the path might be different dependant on your machine. Find and run the PhysX application installer (in my instance it is: PhysX_10.02.22_9.10.0222_SystemSoftware.exe) it will then uninstall the copy of PhysX on the machine. Once the install has completed run the PhysX installer again to re-install. Once completed – you have to close and restart the Steam client. Attempt to run Metro 2033. …


  4. How to do a colour adjustment on a Sharp MX-4101N

    How to do a colour adjustment on a Sharp MX-4101N   For Copier: System Settings (right of the LCD panel) Select on Admin (type in password – default is lowercase admin) Select Copy Select Settings Navigate to: Colour Adjustments Select Auto Colour Calibration For Printer: System Settings (right of the LCD panel) Select on Admin (type in password – default is lowercase admin) Select Printer Settings Select Auto Colour Calibration …


  5. Ubuntu – Wireless is disabled by hardware switch

    This commonly occurs right after an upgrade/update to the operating system. First thing is first – your laptop will probably have a Wireless On & Off feature which is either on the side of the laptop chassis or front usually in the form of a button or switch. If it’s off, turn it on! If the wireless is turned on and you are still getting an issue open a Terminal and type: sudo rfkill unblock...…