Software

Open Office – spell checker not working

Using Open Office has saved our company thousands in licensing fees. Everyone in our organization uses it and we have yet to run into a compatibility issue when sending files to our clients. Sometimes we’ve found that the spell check doesn’t install properly initially and it is necessary to manually set it up. You’ll need to install the dictionaries and ensure spell check is...

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Open Office 2.4 – Add new page to existing pages

In writing a technical summary of a customers network in Open Office 2.4 it became necessary to add a page between two existing pages. The document was already nine pages long and I needed to add a page between page three and four. Unlike some others in the office I am NOT a word processing power user and therefore had to Google to find the answer. Click in the top of the page you want to be...

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XP logs in and logs back out immediately

We had a machine come in recently that had a virus.  One of the files we deleted was in the Documents And Settings<user>Local Settingstemp dir called mousehook.dll. We’ve seen this file associated with Trojan.Dropper/Multi-CN.Process. We used KillBox to delete on reboot. Well upon reboot we logged in, the wallpaper flashed briefly and instantly logged back out to the log in screen....

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Connecting to your remote cam with mplayer

We install a lot of outdoor cams for various reasons. Security cameras for construction sites, Several ski resort outdoor camera solutions, and in store security camera systems to name a few.  One of the fun things we’ve done here was a job to play a multi-media loop in a ski lodge. The resort wanted pictures, videos, and live shots from the camera on the hill. We found an easy solution to...

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ICVerify installation issues

So you’ve installed ICVerify. Your here because you’ve run into some installation issues. We’ve documented a couple solutions to problems that gave us hours of headaches. Simple solutions when you read them but if you’ve never used the software and tried getting help via their support well…. your here. Having said that ICVerify is a decent product once it’s...

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