Koken – API Error. The theme is not able to make contact with your Koken installation.

I ran Koken as a photo gallery for my personal website under a Godaddy hosting.  Worked well.  But at some point I decided I needed my own “external” server for troubleshooting purposes, to help with my day-to-day System Admin job. Something outside

Increase the Max_Input_Vars in PHP For IIS WordPress Install

Installed WordPress for a client, they wanted a particular theme. The theme has some sort of Server Health page which showed the Max_Input_Vars was set to 1000 and it was recommending to go higher. I searched hi and lo for  how to

Ridiculous – #AAPL, #VZ Fight Against New York’s ‘Right To Repair’ Law | Techdirt

Update 6/1/17: Well score one for the little guy! Supreme Court rules in favor of Impression Products who sold refurbished Lexmark Ink. This is ridiculous. Again, mega companies trying to push out the small mom and pop fixit shops. I should be

Convert Unix [Epoch] time to human readible form

Ran into a situation where I needed to read logs that had Unix time stamps. So I needed something that converted the time stamps to standard date/time format. I wrote up a small VB widget to do the job. Hopefully it can

Batch Copy Logs From Server At Multiple Intervals Using Task Scheduler

I came across a situation where a vendor wanted logs files from a server at around 2am in the morning to troubleshoot why an application wasn’t sending a specific email at that time. Problem was, I wasn’t planning on being up at

Internet Explorer 8 Crashes on Manage Add-Ons

Problem: In IE8, when you click to Tools –> Manage Add-Ons, Internet Explorer crashes with a Data Execution Prevention error. Symptoms: Application Event Logs show Event ID 1000 – Faulting Application iexplore.exe I tried reinstalling IE8, but that did not help Solution:

Internet Explorer 8 – Does Not Remember Password

Problem: Internet Explorer 8 won’t remember the user’s password information for a website Symptoms: User starts IE8, types in “salesforce” in the address bar, which automatically brings him to to Salesforce.com. He clicks on the Login link, enters his Username and Password,

Simply Security – EU proposes data protection overhaul; criticism ensues

The European Commission this week revealed a proposed overhaul to decades-old data protection rules in an effort to improve online privacy and Internet security across the European Union (EU) and beyond. However, even before the effects of the proposed rules could settle,