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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 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)) …


  2. Nvlddmkm.sys/dxgkrnl.sys/dxgmms1.sys Issues

    These issues are usually caused by damage and/or faulty nVidia drivers and DirectX components within Windows. Follow the instructions below to repair:   Firstly you need to download a tool called “Driver Sweeper” Download and install Driver Sweeper Download the latest version of the nVidia driver (but do not install yet) make sure you have the correct one for your OS and architecture (ie 32Bit or 64Bit). Click Start Click Control Panel Click Add/Remove Programs (or Uninstall a program) Select...…


  3. Guidelines to take in consideration when talking to an IT Tech

    They will not do computer work outside of work hours, so don’t ask. They do not fix coffee machines or vacuum cleaners “It was working yesterday” is a fail excuse, everything always works until it doesn’t work. Hence why you are talking to them. Everyone is urgent, and the excuse of not being able to talk on Facebook is not a valid excuse. Using family as an excuse to get your computer fix is horrible,...…


  4. Plug & Play Software Enumerator No Sound Win XP

    Click Start Click Programs Click Accessories Click Command Prompt Type:  md temp | press Enter Now we need to change to it type: Type:  cd temp | press Enter Type:  copy %windir%infmachine.inf tempallmachine.inf (That will copy the “machine.inf to our newly created folder”) Type:  copy %windir%system32driversswenum.sys temp Type: copy %windir%system32streamci.dll temp Click Start Click My Computer/Computer Click on C: Navigate into Temp Right click “allmachine.inf” Left click Open With, Notepad Click Edit Click Go To.. Type in “22” >...…


  5. Sims Social – Practice Hammering 7 Times

    Having problems with the Canvas Stretcher promotion and needing to Practice Hammering 7 Times? The fix for this is simple. In the Sims Social click on Career Quest (to the lower right of your avatar) Click Jobs Then click Practice Hammering (the 10 minute job to top left) Go back every 10 Minutes to finish the job, until you have completed it 7 times. …