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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 install Windows Media Centre in Windows 8 Preview

    Windows 8 Consumer preview does not have the Windows Media Centre installed by default (most likely because this will be an Add-on for purchase on release) To install Windows Media Centre go to the Windows 8 Metro Panel Swipe your Mouse/Finger to the upper right corner of the screen. Click Search Type: add features Windows will now search live and “Add Features to Windows 8” should appear. Click (tap) Add Features to Windows 8 Select I Already Have...…


  2. Countdown Shopping App List Share

      To send other people your Countdown Shopping list, do the following: First (You have to have either a Bluetooth pair with the device or Internet access for email, going to run this guide through the email way but similar to other methods) Go to the Countdown application on your phone. Select my lists Select the list you want to send for someone (for example Master List) Now you need to open up the Countdown menu (so on...…


  3. How to create a password protected directory in Plesk

    First off log into Plesk Click on Websites and Domains Click Hide Advanced Options (down the bottom) Click on Password–protected Directories Click Add Protected Directory Select the folder you want to password protect and click Ok Next select your newly made protected directory and click Add User Add the user(s) that you want to have access to the directory including their password and click Ok You have now Pass worded a directory. …


  4. How to add Album Art to iTunes

    Sometimes Album art may not be avaliable or you would like to add your own here is how you do it. Open iTunes and go to your Music Library. View it in Grid View so that all of your albums are displayed. Right–click the album whose album art you wish to change. Select Get Info. When asked if you are sure you want to edit information for multiple items, click the Yes button. Go to...…


  5. How to stop SysPrep from starting

    Having issues with sysprep popping up all the time? Follow the instructions below to stop that annoyance from happening. Click Start Click Run Type: regedit Once the Registry Editor loads, navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMSetup Now to the right you should see some registry entries which you need to edit. Change AuditInProgress to “0” Change cmdLine to “setup –newsetup” Change FactoryPreInstallInProgress to “0” Change MiniSetupInProgress to “0” Change SetupType to “0” Change SystemSetupInProgress to “0” You are...…