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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. Install Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.04

    Open a Terminal Type: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 Type: gksu apt-get update Type: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Type: sudo apt-get install gnome-shell Reboot and at the Login screen,select Gnome 3 as the user interface. …


  2. Installing Deki Wiki Skins

    Upload the content of your theme folder to** var/www/dekiwikiskins** (root access required) Go to your MindTouch Control Panel in your web browser (admin required) Go to the Logos and Skins page Select your skin In the Select Skin section Click Apply Skin …


  3. How to install OSX from a USB Drive (PowerPC)

    First you need the DMG of OSX, which you can either create using the Retail DVD you have (Using Disk Utility) or acquire through other means. Place the DMG somewhere you can get too easily, for example the Desktop. Connect your USB HDD to the computer & open the Disk Utility (Applications/Utilities/). On the left hand side of the Disk Utility, click Restore.  In the Source field, you need to point it to your OSX...…


  4. Settings for New Zealand Internet Service Providers

    Ignite Communications (formerly Data Solutions NZ) Domain name server 1 : 123.255.15.131 Domain name server 2 : 123.255.15.132 Incoming mail server : pop3.ignite.net.nz Outgoing mails server : smtp.ignite.net.nz IMAP Server : imap.ignite.net.nz Website : www.ignite.net.nz Helpdesk : 0800 33 EASY / 0800 333 279 Clear Dialup : 086725327 or Auckland 9145656 ADSL login : [email protected] (or for a wholesale Telecom account being paid on a Clear invoice : [email protected]) Domain Name Server 1 : 203.97.33.1...…


  5. Logon Process has failed to create the security options dialog

    Click Start Click Run Type: msconfig Click Ok This will open  the System Configuration Utility, click Startup tab up the top Go through the startup list and uncheck everything other then your Antivirus and any other software you want starting Press Ok Restart PC If the fix above, doesn’t work then follow this tomorrow: Click Start Type: cmd and press Enter Type: sfc /scannow (You might need the Windows CD as it will attempt to...…