Category Archives: Technology

Microsoft Security Essentials Connection Failed in Windows XP

I reformatted a laptop with Windows XP SP3; updated drivers, completely ran Windows Update, and installed Firefox and Microsoft Office. Then I went to install Microsoft Security Essentials. It installed fine, but when it tried to update virus and spyware … Continue reading

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Camtasia Studio – Black Box Mouse Cursor on Playback of .camproj File

Symptom: When you double-click a .camproj file and play it in Camtasia Studio, the mouse cursor is a black box.

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Backup Your Data! (introduction)

Imagine you wake up tomorrow, sit at your computer, and Windows won’t boot because of a hard drive failure. What would your first thought be? Really think about it for a minute: what would you lose? Assuming, of course, that … Continue reading

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My Google Voice Calling Cards arrived!

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JOGL Hello World

Here is a basic JOGL application:

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Rubber Duck Debugging

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C++ – Sleeping

I am currently using SDL_Delay function in my program, which sleeps for the specified number of milliseconds. But seeing as I’m trying to get rid of SDL, I have to find another cross-platform solution for implementing sleep. So I have … Continue reading

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