Archive for Tips & Tricks

Windows and the set in stone Unidentified Network

Microsoft, in their infinite “wisdom” makes networks without reachable gateways “unidentified” and it won’t let you change it. Simple enough – just set the default gateway on the interface to a reachable IP that windows can ping. Bang – solved.

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Note To Self: Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit installing on bootcamp

You can have issues – but the best way is to use an 8GB USB drive. The next step is to let the wizard build the USB drive and copy the apple software to the device. But don’t let it do the install, just yet. Instead, leave that unchecked. Once it’s done, download this: […]

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Conquer the infamous Velveeta Shells-n-Cheese packet

I can’t help myself. I love to mix various things into macaroni and cheese. My current favorite “macaroni and cheese” product is Velveeta’s Shells-n-Cheese. I’ll mix almost anything into it. Such as a can of strained tuna, or hot sauce, or chili, or stewed tomatoes, or bacon, or almost anything else. Wrangling the cheese packet, […]

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