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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 Change Windows Product Keys

    Windows XP Download Jellybean Keyfinder Open the ZIP file that you have just downloaded. Drag the “keyfinder.exe” out of the ZIP file. Double click to run keyfinder.exe It will now display your Windows Product Key Choose Options Select Change Product Key Type in new product key and press Ok Windows 7 Click Start Click All Programs, Accessories Click Command Prompt Type the following command:  “slmgr.vbs -ipk ” To activate Windows 7 type: “slmgr.vbs -ato“ …


  2. Ejecting CD/DVD stuck in an iMac

    CD/DVD stuck in your iMac? Try the options below to force it to eject. Press Mouse Button at boot to force the CD/DVD to eject If that doesn’t work, try the following below. Hold down the C key during reboot (If the CD/DVD doesn’t have a Boot sector, the iMac will then eject your CD/DVD) If that doesn’t work, try the following below. Open up a Terminal (Applications/Utilities/Terminal) Type: drutil tray eject & press Return Your...…


  3. Canon IP1200 and IP1600 Cartridge Not Recognized

    Click Start Click Control Panel Click on Printers and Faxes Right click on your printer (Canon IP1600) Go down to properties Then click on maintenance Click on ‘View Printer Status…..’  Click on Option Click on enable status monitor (This will turn off the monitor and allow you to use the refilled ink cartridges) If at any time you get the ‘Ink out’ message on your PC a light under your power button on the printer will flash....…


  4. Compaq C300 Keyboard Removal

    Remove the switch cover to access the keyboard screws (The switch cover is secured by to screws located in the battery compartment.) Remove the keyboard screws which are located on the top of the system under the switch cover. …


  5. c000021a Fatal System Error

    “The Session Manager Initialization system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0xc000026c” Caused by a recently Windows Update First you need to access the recovery console. Following the instructions below Boot with your original Windows XP CD. You need one which will allow you to get into the Recovery Console. Once booted, choose to use the Recovery Console Choose which Windows installation you need to log into. if there’s only one on that machine, it will...…