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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. Eliminate period after each word in letter

    Getting a period after each word in Microsoft Office? That is due to formatting marks, being enabled. To disable them follow the instructions below: Open Word Click Tools Click Options View and untick the SPACES box Click ok   …


  2. Increase Internet Explorers Download Limit

    Internet Explorer limits the amount of concurrent downloads. This is how you increase it  Click Start Click Run Type in “notepad” and press enter Copy the following and paste the HKey Local machine code underneath these instructions. Save the document as “IEDownloads.reg“ Go to where you saved the document and double click it to merge it into the registry. If a confirmation prompt appears then accept it. Restart the computer and you should be able...…


  3. Disable the Windows Vista/XP Hotkeys

    Click Start In the Search box type regedit.exe Press Enter In the registry editor locate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorer Create a 32-bit DWORD value called NoWinKeys and set the value to 1. You’ll need to log on and back off for the changes to take effect. …


  4. Disable Windows 7 Password 30 Timeout

    Click Start Click Programs Click Accessories Click Command Prompt Type in: net accounts /maxpwage:unlimited Press enter   …


  5. A program on your computer has corrupted IE8 default search provider settings fix

    Nothing causes more frustration, then when your favorite Internet Explorer search engine keeps resetting. This is how you fix it. ” IE8 will reset the search provider setting to default setting of xxx search. IE8 will open the search provider dialog where you can change your search provider”. Close any instances of Internet Explorer you have open Click Start. Click Run. Type in regedit and press enter In the editor, expand and navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerUser</wbr>...…