How to clear the local workstations Group Policy cache

Option 1

  1. Open My Computer/Computer
  2. In the URL or address bar paste: %windir%\system32\GroupPolicy
  3. Right click and delete the: Machine and User folders to clear local group policy cache
  4. Restart the computer to reapply the group policies

Note: You can also run: gpupdate /force on the machine to force the policy to reapply.

Option 2

  1. Delete the “HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft” Key (looks like a folder).
  2. Delete the “HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft” Key
  3. Delete the “HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Group Policy Objects” Key.
  4. Delete the “HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies” Key.

Option 3

  1. Remove the computer from the domain – (change to a Workgroup)
  2. Restart computer
  3. Run gpupdate /force
  4. Rejoin the domain


Setup Parental Control on a TP-Link ADSL router

In this example I am using a – TD-W8960N.
I am only going to give you a brief outline on how to set this up as various people need various settings – however it is extremely easy to utilise and doesn’t require a router restart to take effect.

  1. First navigate to the routers administration page – open your internet browser and navigate to:
  2. On the left hand side Menu select Advanced Setup
  3. Select Parental Control
  4. Here you have 2 options – you can place a Time Restriction which will allow you to specify by time and day (by MAC address filtering) that will Block or Allow internet connectivity during certain periods. The second is URL filtering allowing you to place a block on certain URLs.


How to connect a Kindle to Wifi

  1. Press the Home Button
  2. Press the Menu Button
  3. Select Experiment
  4. Select Launch Browser
  5. Press Menu
  6. Select Bookmarks
  7. Here you can either select a pre-selected Bookmark or enter the URL of an address you want to go to.
  8. The Wifi dialog will then launch allowing you to select your Wireless Access Point and enter in your security key (remember the security key is case sensitive).

Google Cheatsheet

Google Search queries


Show a list of definitions for phrase
Google’s cache of
List of websites that link to
List webpages similar to
Show information that Google has
List all webpages hosted at
Restrict the results to those with all
of the query words in the title.
Restrict the results to documents
containing that word in the title.
Restrict the results to those with all
of the query words in the URL.
safesearch: sex education

Search for sex education material
weather: hamilton nz
Displays the temperature and weather of a city/town

Use Google as a calculator

You can use google as a calculator to add/subtract and divide numbers.

+ addition
– subtraction
* multiplication
/ division
% modulus
% of percentage of
^ raise to a power

For example: 10000*700

Use Google to search for Music & Movies

Music -inurl:htm -inurl:html intitle:”index of” mp3 “Artist Name”
Movies -inurl:htm -inurl:html -inurl:php intitle:”index of” (mpg|mov|avi|wmv) “Movie Name”
Where Artist Name and Movie Name are replaced with the artist or movie you wish to find file directories for.

Use Google to search Rapidshare


To see all archives and programs available…


To see all music files available…


This should show all files available…


Google Services

Google AdSense
Google AdWords
Google Analytics
Google Answers
Google Base
Google Blog Search
Google Bookmarks
Google Books Search
Google Calendar
Google Catalogs
Google Code
Google Deskbar
Google Desktop
Google Directory
Google Earth
Google Finance
Google Groups
Google Images
Google Labs
Google Local
Google Maps
Google Mars
Google Mobile
Google Moon
Google Movies
Google Music
Google News
Google Pack
Google Page Creator
Google Personalized Home…
Google Personalized Search
Google Reader
Google Scholar
Google Search History
Google SMS
Google Suggest
Google Talk
Google Toolbar
Google Transit Trip Planner
Google Translate
Google Video
Google Web Accelerator
Google Web API
Google Web Search
Google Holiday Logos
Google Zeitgeist
Google Jobs
Google University Se…
Google Sitemaps
Google Base
Google Code
Google Enterprise
Google Maps API
Google Reader
Google Research
Google Talk
Google Video
Inside AdSense
Inside AdWords
Inside Desktop
Inside Sitemap
Official Google Blog
Adwords API
Blogger Buzz

Googlebot Information

Googlebot/2.1 IP Addresses
Google PageRank Formula
PR(U) = (1-d) + d *
Sites with PageRank 10

Contact Google

Google Company Information
Public (NASDAQ: GOOG) and
Menlo Park, California (1998)
Mountain View, California, USA
Key people
Eric E. Schmidt
Sergey Brin
Larry E. Page
George Reyes
$6.138 Billion USD (2005)
Net Income
$1.465 Billion USD (2005)
5,680 (2005)
Contact Address
2400 E. Bayshore Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
Contact Phone
+1 650 318 0200 (US)
Contact Fax
+1 650 618 1499 (US)

Basic HTML Cheatsheet

Handy little HTML cheat-sheet for use when developing your website.


Basic Tags
<html></html> Creates an HTML document
<head></head> Sets off the title and other information that isn’t displayed on the Web page itself
<body></body> Sets off the visible portion of the document
Body Attributes
<body bgcolor=”pink”> Sets the background color, using name or hex value
<body text=”black”> Sets the text color, using name or hex value
<body link=”blue”> Sets the color of links, using name or hex value
<body vlink=”#ff0000″> Sets the color of followed links, using name or hex value
<body alink=”#00ff00″> Sets the color of links on click
<body ondragstart=”return false” onselectstart=”return false”> Disallows text selection with the mouse and keyboard

Text Tags
<pre></pre> Creates preformatted text
<hl></hl> Creates the largest headline
<h6></h6> Creates the smallest headline
<b></b> Creates bold text
<i></i> Creates italic text
<tt></tt> Creates teletype, or typewriter-style text
<cite></cite> Creates a citation, usually italic
<em></em> Emphasizes a word (with italic or bold)
<strong></strong> Emphasizes a word (with italic or bold)
<font size=”3″></font> Sets size of font, from 1 to 7
<font color=”green”></font> Sets font color, using name or hex value

<a href=”URL”></a> Creates a hyperlink
<a href=”mailto:EMAIL”></a> Creates a mailto link
<a href=”URL”><img src=”URL”> </a> Creates an image/link
<a name=”NAME”></a> Creates a target location within a document
<a href=”#NAME”></a> Links to that target location from elsewhere in the document

<p></p> Creates a new paragraph
<p align=”left”> Aligns a paragraph to the left (default), right, or center.
<br> Inserts a line break
<blockquote></blockquote> Indents text from both sides
<dl></dl> Creates a definition list
<dt> Precedes each definition term
<dd> Precedes each definition
<ol></ol> Creates a numbered list
<ul></ul> Creates a bulleted list
<li></li> Precedes each list item, and adds a number or symbol depending upon the type of list selected
<div align=”left”> A generic tag used to format large blocks of HTML, also used for stylesheets
<img src=”name”> Adds an image
<img rajaram=”name” align=”left”> Aligns an image: left, right, center; bottom, top, middle
<img src=”name” border=”1″> Sets size of border around an image
<hr /> Inserts a horizontal rule
<hr size=”3″ /> Sets size (height) of rule
<hr width=”80%” /> Sets width of rule, in percentage or absolute value
<hr noshade /> Creates a rule without a shadow


font-family <selector> {font-family:<value>} <family-name> (specify) or <generic-family>~ [serif, sans-serif*, cursive*, fantasy*, monospace]
font-style <selector> {font-style:<value>} normal, italic
font-weight <selector> {font-weight:<value>} normal*, bold, 100*, 200*, 300*, 400*, 500*, 600*, 700*, 800*, 900*
font-size <selector> {font-size:<value>} <absolute-size>, <relative-size>*, <length>~~, <percentage>
color <selector> {color:<value>}
<color> (see [/webmonkey/stylesheets/reference/units.html “Units of Measure”)]
background-color <selector> {background-color:<value>}
<color> (see [/webmonkey/stylesheets/reference/units.html “Units of Measure”)]
background-image <selector> {background-image:url(<value>)} URL (relative or absolute path

margin $ <selector>{margin:<value>} <length>**, <percentage>**, auto(sequence:t r b l)
margin-top <selector>{margin-top:<value>} <length>**, <percentage>, auto
Margin-right <selector>{margin-right:<value>} <length>, <percentage>, auto
margin-bottom* <selector>{margin-bottom:<value>} <length>*, <percentage>*, auto*
margin-left <selector>{margin-left:<value>} <length>, <percentage>, auto
padding $* <selector>{padding:<value>} <length>*, <percentage>*, (sequence:t r b l)
padding-top* <selector>{padding-top:<value>} <length>*, <percentage>*
padding-right* <selector>{padding-right:<value>} <length>*, <percentage>*
padding-bottom* <selector>{padding-bottom:<value>} <length>*, <percentage>*
padding-left* <selector>{padding-left:<value>} <length>*, <percentage>*
border-color* <selector>{border-color:<value>} <color>*
border-style* <selector>{border-style:<value>} solid*, double*, groove*, ridge*, inset*, outset*
border $* <selector>{border:<value>} <border-width>*, <border-style>*, <color>