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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. Borderlands 2 XINPUT1_3.dll

    “Missing file XINPUT1_3.dll” error while trying to load Borderlands 2 on PC?   Update your DirectX to the latest version Install Steam (if not installed, it will install XINPUT1 and dependencies) …


  2. Vodafone New Zealand Phone Settings

    These settings are used for setting up Chinese/foreign phones onto the Vodafone NZ network. APN (Access Point Name) live.vodafone.com   – WAP/PXT www.vodafone.net.nz -Email/DATA   IP/Internet Protocol Address: 172.030.038.003 (Not needed for 3G phone) 172.030.038.003:9201 – Only to be used if above doesn’t work.   Port/Port Number: 9201, 09201   Home/Start Page: live.vodafone.com   Connection Type/Access Method: GPRS   Username/Accessname: Leave field blank (Not needed)   Password: Leave field blank (Not needed)   MMS Server/MMS Relay:...…


  3. 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...…


  4. 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...…


  5. 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) …