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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. Blank Device Manager in Windows XP

    The issue is caused by security permissions in the registry. This is how you fix it. You must be logged on as a local administrator to perform this task: Click “Start“, “Run“, and enter “regedt32“ Maximize the “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE” window. Scroll down to “SYSTEMCurrentControlSetEnum“ With “Enum” selected click the “Security“, “Permissions” menu. Click “Add“. Add the group “Everyone” and the user “SYSTEM“. Select “Everyone” and check “Read  ONLY“ Select “SYSTEM” and check “Full Control“ Click the “Advanced” button at...…


  2. How to fix Telecom T-Stick/Vodafone Vodem Initializing issues

    Make sure you have credit on your Vodem/T-Stick. This is the common cause of why the modems will not load webpages. Disconnect the T-Stick/Vodem Click Start Click Programs/All Programs Click Accessories Click Command Prompt Type:  set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1 (this will reveal hidden device drivers in device manager) > Press Enter Now we need to load Device Manager, click Start Right click Computer/My Computer Click the hardware tab Click Device Manager Click View Click Show Hidden Devices Device Manager...…


  3. How to run Diablo 2 in Windows 7

        First things first, make sure you have Diablo 2 installed.   Right click the Diablo 2 icon Left click Properties Click Compatibility Check the checkbox “Run this program in compatibility for” and select: Windows XP (Service Pack 3) Check run in 256 colors Check Disable Desktop Composition Check Run this Program as Administrator (this will by-pass any User Account Control issues) Click Ok Now open Diablo 2 (it should now run)   Note: It has...…


  4. Set the Macbook Keyboard Back-light to be on permanently

    Open Finder Navigate to: Users/YourUser/NameHere/Library/Preferences Warning: Be mindful of changing the wrong file or touching incorrect settings in this folder. This could go wrong! Open: com.apple.bezelservice.plist Change kHWMin to have a value of: 1 Close and save You have now adjusted the minimum light the light sensor needs to activate the back-light on the keyboard.  Note: Only valid for Macbook Pros, normal Macbooks do not contain keyboard back-lights. …


  5. Reset PRAM/NVRAM

    Warning: Resetting the PRAM/NVRAM will cause the Mac to lose operating system settings such as Time and Volume settings. Note: Used successfully to fix Touchpad not “clicking” issue on a Macbook Pro Make sure the Mac is turned off Press Command+Option+P+R and hold down the keys Press the Power Button on the Mac (while still pressing the keys down) The Mac will then flash and restart, release the keys once you have reached the second start-up...…