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Microsoft Outlook 2010 hanging

Over the past few days I’ve noticed that my Outlook 2010 email client has been extremely slow in launching. Today it finally gave up, the splash screen just sat there with “Processing” status and refuses to move along any further. Found a fix on the Microsoft website and though I’d share it here for those that may be experiencing the …

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Windows 7 & 8 List of Run Commands

Functions Commands Open Documents Folder documents Open Videos folder videos Open Downloads Folder downloads Open Favorites Folder favorites Open Recent Folder recent Open Recent Folder logoff Open Pictures Folder pictures Windows Sideshow control.exe /name Microsoft.WindowsSideshow Windows CardSpace control.exe /name Microsoft.cardspace Windows Anytime Upgrade WindowsAnytimeUpgradeui Taskbar and Start Menu control.exe /name Microsoft.TaskbarandStartMenu Troubleshooting control.exe /name Microsoft.Troubleshooting User Accounts control.exe /name Microsoft.UserAccounts …

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How to Setup Gmail 2-step Verification – iPhone, iPad & Mac

Since finding out about this Heartbleed bug, I’ve been scrambling to change all my most important passwords including Facebook, Gmail, Paypal etc. One of the issues I’ve found when changing to the 2-step verification process with Google is that my mail app no longer works with Gmail even with the new password. It didn’t take me long to find the …

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Watts to kWh calculation

Watts to kWh calculation The energy E in kilowatt-hours (kWh) is equal to the power P in watts (W), times the time period t in hours (hr) divided by 1000: E(kWh) = P(W) × t(hr) / 1000

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My Love-Hate for Nas4free

So last night the Nas4free decided to take up most of my evening trying to figure out why I couldn’t mount an existing UFS formatted drive. This drive had been a standalone UFS drive which lived in my old Nas4free server, it had been working flawlessly since being imported into the HP n36L but had a spaz when I decided …

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Audi Q7 Night Black

Isn’t it funny how some things just work out the way you’ve always day dreamed about. For the past 12 months the wife and I have been looking at getting our second car, a much bigger second car to accommodate our plus one and her baby paraphernalia. The choice had been easy, the Jeep Grand Cherookee. It offered plenty of …

Vsphere Lab Build 2013

Just a few notes : # cannot install windows on software raid 0 when using Boot Camp # ditched the Boot Camp option and VMware fusion option due to features limitations. # following the lab guide BoerLowie Ultimate Vsphere Lab I ran into an issue similar to a couple of users who have posted in the comment section. When creating …

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Mercedes-Benz AMG A45

A few days ago I posted a concept car from Citroen called the DS4 Racing, unfortunately it doesn’t look like this car will ever go into production anytime soon. After being tortured by the unbelievable acceleration of a friend’s Ferrari 360 Modena, I find myself wanting something a bit nippier and since I cannot afford to buy a Ferrari I …