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A subform we were entering data into stopped working. One day it was working, the next, it was not. The problem turned out to be the datasource; the underlying query started with "select distinct".
The specific computer probably doesn't matter, but it's listed there for deniability. The basic idea is to load up the service packs, and then do the online updates. This ends up saving a lot of time, so your computer can be ready in a day.
(This article is good, but somewhat obsolete. I'm now doing something slightly different.)
This mini project took a USB hard drive, made it bootable, and then used it as a disk cloning network. It's worked very well.
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Namecheap Domain Names. I'm using them because they donated a little (and I mean a little for the scale of their business) money to the EFF. Fair prices. Also, I was getting upset about the antics of GoDaddy's CEO, and not liking their sexist ads. They were interesting at first, but got old. Also, there was a boycott of Arizona in LA - which the City kind of flaked on - but the state of AZ passed an immigration control law that would result in racial profiling of brown, and potentially yellow people. GoDaddy is in Arizona.
I've been reading about the War on Terror and the potentially pernicious effects of Islam on western civilization and America, and have come to agree that we must purge our culture of this foreign inf
Sharing Slightly Older Printers with Windows 7 on a 32 Bit Windows Server 2003 Network: Driver Not Found
We have this somewhat old HP 2430 printer, which isn't really that old, but it's old enough that there are different drivers for XP/2000 and Windows 7 x64, and Win7 users are supposed to use in-OS or
Maybe I'm missing something - but it looks like Access doesn't have this feature - to put "Continued..." or "More..." at the bottom of a section if the next section is on the next page.
When people go to buy computers or other electronics, they end up encountering some Asian brands that are unfamiliar.
If you want to VPN, there are some varied solutions, most of them not requiring a LAN renumbering, but with trade offs.
This is a short list of links to groups that organize or try to organize programmer labor unions and other computer-based worker unions, as well as lobby organizations. This document is undergoing constant revision.
What I learned today....
Back when there were only two types of printers, parallel and serial, it was a lot easier. But even then, there was this annoying issue of incompatible interfaces. Today, the three dominant interfaces are ethernet, wifi, and usb, which takes over the role played by parallel cord interfaces.
So, I had this painful gout attack today and was mostly bedridden. It sucked. But I got some reading done, which was nice. My mind wandered and came up with this idea (and a headache).
I'm getting back to setting up Drupal for LA IMC, but keep hitting little walls. I've decided I definitely want to extract proper nouns and keywords from the articles.