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Windows 10 not Booting MBR Disk

After cloning a disk I could not boot into windows on the new disk. I followed some instructions that I should not of and deleted Partition 0 which contains the boot files. I tried the following commands with no luck: bootrec...

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Proxy Auto Configuration for ChromeOS

This was a fun bypassing the school filters to use what I wanted instead. This way I can block social media and other content kids don’t need at a young age. You will need the following to make this work: Control of a DNS...

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How to test SMTP communication

Here is a good website to test and make sure your DNS records are set correctly: A good way to test an email server on windows is to install telnet then connect to the mail server you want to test telnet...

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Firewalld and iptables

On CentOS 7 it looks like firewalld creates iptables rules even though iptables does not seem to be installed. the iptables command works however the service is not installed when trying systemctl status iptables the result says...

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Linux Commands

To find the file size of a folder cd to the folder you want then run this command: du -h It will go through each folder and file showing the size then at the end it will have a total

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Files Blocked After Install

I downloaded a portable version of a program called Captura.  After extracting the files all of the files have a security block on them.  If you right click on a file and go to properties it will look like this: All files in the...

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HP Printer 1606dn Smart Install Issue

When plugging in this printer it defaults to using the Smart Install which means it mounts a drive with the needed drivers to install the printer. The problem with this is the newer version of Windows 10 blocks the install.  To...

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