Category: admin

How to find your Windows 10 Product Key after the upgrade

source Save the following as a .vbs Option Explicit Dim objshell,path,DigitalID, Result Set objshell = CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”) ‘Set registry key path Path = “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\” ‘Registry key value DigitalID = objshell.RegRead(Path & “DigitalProductId”) Dim ProductName,ProductID,ProductKey,ProductData ‘Get ProductName, ProductID, ProductKey ProductName = “Product Name: ” & objshell.RegRead(Path & “ProductName”) ProductID = “Product ID: ” & objshell.RegRead(Path & “ProductID”) ProductKey = “Installed Key:… Read more →

Dealing with a MySQL warning from my hosting provider

I got a warning email from my hosting company today MySQL Quota DB: has used 136.87 MB out of 50 MB limit After some research I discovered that 2 database tables used by Apocalypse Meow are using approx. 120MB. I resolved the issue: Delete the data: open Apocalypse Meow settings page and click Purge ALL data Reclaim the disk space:… Read more →

Markdown and Prettify V2

Install the smart syntax plugin Go to Smart Syntax settings tab and ensure that Custom Skin is ticked Remove the following from smart-syntax/includes/functions.php: remove all 3 lines ?> <script>prettyPrint()</script> <?php Open file wp-content/plugins/smart-syntax/assets/css/smart_syntax.css and replace the contents with this: .prettyprint .com { color: #008000; } .prettyprint .str, .tag { color: #A31515; } .prettyprint .kwd, .atv { color: #0000FF; } .prettyprint… Read more →

Preventing Automatic Restart for Windows Updates on Windows 8

To prevent Windows 8 automatic restart for Windows updates, administrators must follow the steps given as below: 1. Log on to Windows 8 computer with the account that has elevated privileges. 2. Click Desktop tile from the Start screen to view the desktop. 3. On the desktop screen, press the Windows + R keys simultaneously to initiate the Run command… Read more →

markdown in WordPress – AT LAST!!!!!

Here’s some normal text interspersed with some Code, some italics and bold. a quote some sql select a.FILEID, [FILE_SIZE_MB] = convert(decimal(12,2),round(a.size/128.000,2)), [SPACE_USED_MB] = convert(decimal(12,2),round(fileproperty(,’SpaceUsed’)/128.000,2)), [FREE_SPACE_MB] = convert(decimal(12,2),round((a.size-fileproperty(,’SpaceUsed’))/128.000,2)) , NAME = left(a.NAME,15), FILENAME = left(a.FILENAME,30) from dbo.sysfiles a some code [TestFixture] public class ScrewdriverTests { [Test] public void Container_ExplicitRegistration1_ReturnsExpectedClass() { Container container = new Container(); container.Register(typeof(IScrewdriver<FlatHead>), typeof(FlatHeadScrewdriver)); var screwdriver = container.GetInstance(typeof(IScrewdriver<FlatHead>));… Read more →