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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. iMac Beep Codes

    1 beep = No RAM installed/detected 2 beeps = Incompatible RAM type installed (for example, EDO) 3 beeps = No RAM banks passed memory testing 4 beeps = Bad checksum for the remainder of the boot ROM 5 beeps = Bad checksum for the ROM boot block …


  2. How to take Snapshots from Movies

    Ever wanted to capture that perfect scene from a movie or video clip? Heres how to do it. Using Windows Media Player At the scene you would like to save, press Ctrl-I at the same time to save the snapshot. Using VideoLAN (VLC Media Player) Pause the scene that you would like to save, by pressing the Space Bar. Click Video Click Snapshot Your snapshot of the scene has now been saved, usually to My...…


  3. hal.dll Corrupted/Missing Fix

    Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: Windows/system32/hal.dll Please re-install a copy of the above file Boot using Windows Setup CD Go into the Recovery Console by pressing “R”. Select the appropriate Windows install Enter the administrator password Type the following in the console and then press enter (Each line is one different command) Attrib -H -R -S C:Boot.ini Del C:Boot.ini BootCfg /Rebuild Fixboot Restart PC …


  4. Godaddy Email Settings

    Godaddy Email Settings Godaddy and there resellers (Wild West Domains resellers) use the following servers for incomming and outgoing email, Depending on what datacenter you are in American datacenters Incoming (POP3) server: pop.secureserver.net Outgoing (SMTP) server: smtpout.secureserver.net Asian Datacenters Incoming (POP3) server: pop.asia.secureserver.net Outgoing (SMTP) server: smtpout.asia.secureserver.net European Datacenters Incoming (POP3) server: pop.europe.secureserver.net Outgoing (SMTP) server: smtpout.europe.secureserver.net GoDaddy’s mail servers support Secure and non secure POP/IMAP/SMTP, here are some of the protocols that work Username...…


  5. Virtual Box ‘Failed, trying without DKMS”

    This means simply, you are missing the dkms package. Ubuntu Open a Terminal type: apt-get install dkms Press Enter Wait for it to download & install. Try opening Virtual Box Again Fedora Open a Terminal type: yum install dkms Press Enter Wait for it to download & install. Try opening Virtual Box Again …