Category Archives: Techy Stuff

New Software Reviews: Windows Folder Tab

My buddy Acadia Einstein of SuperficialGallery.com is guest-posting! Here is his tech-blog-style post. Have you ever saved a bunch of pics or other files in a folder and then been totally convinced that you named it so cleverly that there … Continue reading

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I may never shut up about this.

Who has two thumbs and the site with the #1 Google search result for “Powershell AuthorizationManager check failed” and “AuthorizationManager check failed”? THIS CHICK!   Whose website is not only #1 in Google search results for those searches but also … Continue reading

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Hark! It’s a Lark!

Apparently I’ve finally made it on the internet. I was asked to do an actual, honest-to-goodness product review! (And it wasn’t for electronic cigarettes!) I feel special and important! And now I’m the authority on two nifty gadgets I previously … Continue reading

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I’m going to beat Oprah with a used ink cartridge.

(This is an article that I originally wrote and posted on ZUG.com. I was a little angsty at the time, but I felt it was worth re-sharing here.) The office I work in could be its own version of the … Continue reading

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Skype’s New Moonwalks and Poofs of Smoke

If you use Skype, you’re probably familiar with chat tags that invoke little animated emoticons. Two of my favorites have been the (dance) tag and the (ninja) tag , (OF COURSE). For a while, there has been some debate between … Continue reading

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Fun With Windows PowerShell

I haven’t posted anything geeky or techy lately, so I felt the need to do so. Recently at work, I was given a DVD containing a data dump of closed loans. And when I say “data dump”, I mean almost … Continue reading

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Shadow Copies FTW!

The company I work for uses Quickbooks for their accounting software, and we’ve had some really bizarre problems with it lately. (For anyone interested, we’ve had two different company files suddenly start “losing” payee names from already cut checks and … Continue reading

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Uploading correctly-oriented iPhone videos to WordPress

When I attempted to upload a video from my iPhone to my blog using the WordPress app, the videos kept publishing sideways. While this had some comedic value, it looked pretty “low-rent”. In order to do the project I was … Continue reading

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PowerShell AuthorizationManager check failed (resolution)

I recently had a problem running PS scripts on one of my servers running Windows Server 2003. Every script was failing with the following error message; AuthorizationManager check failed. At line:1 char:2 + . <<<< ‘C:\Path\Microsoft.Powershell_profile.ps1’ + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: … Continue reading

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Twitter-pated

I decided to make use of my neglected Twitter account. Most of the reason it’s neglected is because; a) a lot of the people I follow update their Facebook status automatically when they tweet. b) it’s another browser window to … Continue reading

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