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Corsair K95 rgb platinum sucks. My review after one month of usage

I just got this keyboard and am typing with it now. After nearly 1 month of usage. First, some keys when pressed, tended to double press. Very irritating. Continue reading

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Fix for Skyrim Special Edition api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll Error

Or if you get no response other than a “running”… then “syncing” … and then back to normal when you try to start the game, the solution is here Continue reading

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WD Ultra Drives: The first NTFS boot sector is unwriteable – Here’s the FIX

If you try to format or use Disk Management to reinitilise your Western Digital Ultra Drive, you may have this problem of “Format unable to complete” or “The first NTFS boot sector is unwriteable -” Continue reading

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How to Import Keyword Searches (From Internet Explorer) into Firefox

If you use the Internet Explorer SearchURL facility, here’s a quick guide on how to import the entries to Firefox. Continue reading

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How To Fix Explorer Not Refreshing Problem

If a mapped network drive is not available, you may experience refresh problems in Explorer. Here’s how to fix it Continue reading

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WordPress 3.9 How To Remove Copy Paste Font Style Attributes ‘Feature’

When you copy rich formatted text in Chrome, Wordpress 3.9 now also adds the style attribute with font color and font style. Continue reading

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Nginx Proxying Apache 2.4 “Pretty Link” Request URI Problem

We recently tried to upgrade to Apache 2.4 on our Linux box which was working great with the latest Nginx and Apache 2.2. Continue reading

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Our MiniInTheBox Shipping Experience To Canada

Recently I shipped some items through MiniInTheBox to Canada, taking advantage of their Expedited shipping promo. The items looked cheap, but it turned out that there were more to it Continue reading

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Chrome 25.0.1364.97 Causes WordPress Visual Editor To Mess Up

We just updated to Chrome 25.0.1364.97 and immediately began noticing weird effects on the TinyMCE window that we usually edit with Continue reading

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[Solution] Windows 7 Files Search Partial Search Not Working

If you are pulling your hair out on Windows Search not finding filenames partially matching, here is a workaround. Continue reading

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