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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. How to disable automatic restarts in Windows 7 due to Windows Updates

      Click Start In the search field type: regedit Click the regedit.exe result to open Registry Editor Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Polices/Microsoft/Windows Right click an empty space in the right area and select New Click Key Name the new key: WindowsUpdate Right click the new WindowsUpdate key Select New Click Key Name the new key: AU Select the key key and right click and empty area Select New Click DWORD (32-bit) value Name the DWORD: NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers Right...…


  2. My view on what Retail IT infrastructure may look like in 5 years

    “I believe the Information Technology infrastructure in five years will look bright with the promise of tomorrow.”     With the latest shiny gadgets accessible with a low price range and top of the line features the ability to look up the latest product trends, product information and customer information will be as simple as breathing. With the latest tablet technology showing off products and information with media with become second nature with customers getting...…


  3. Public Alternative DNS Resolvers

    Public Alternative DNS Resolvers Google:  8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4 OpenDNS:208.67.222.222 208.67.220.220 Y Sunbelt:  74.118.212.1 74.118.212.2 Symantec:  198.153.192.1 198.153.194. UltraDNS:  156.154.70.1 156.154.71.1 Verio / NTT: -none- 129.250.35.250 129.250.35.251 ScrubIT:  67.138.54.100, 207.225.209.66 (includes porn blocking) …


  4. Brother DCP 195C Unable to Print Error 36

    In order to fix this issue you need to reset the Ink Waste counter, which is an ink counter that monitors how many prints that it has available on that one Ink Cartridge. Follow the methods below to repair this: On the Brother printer press the MENU and MONO buttons While holding the MENU and MONO buttons down press the UP ARROW 4 times. Now the computer should be in maintenance mode and you can...…


  5. How to rename multiple files in Windows XP

    First make sure all the files are in the same folder Navigate to that folder Now using your mouse drag over the files to rename them (or you can use the CTRL key and left click on the mouse to select the ones you want to rename individually) Press File Click Rename Now type in your new name (for example:  tech) Press Enter Now all the selected files will be renamed (for example: tech(1), tech(2)) …