Category Archives: IT

Recursively Delete in Windows in the Command Prompt

Issue the command below in a cmd.exe Command Prompt. You may have to run the Command Prompt as Administrator. rd /s /q foldername

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Can’t login with Sharepoint Designer 2013

Recently, trying to use Sharepoint Designer 2013, it kept asking me to login. I just kept getting the message: “call us overprotective, but we need to verify your account…” Trying to run as a different user on the Computer didn’t … Continue reading

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16GB USB Drive – “disk is write protected” – Cannot Format or Wipe or Delete

The USB Pen Drive (16GB no-brand – cheap buy) got stuck on Read Only and I couldn’t format it. The error “Disk is write protected” kept appearing when trying to format the Usb drive in “Computer” on Windows 7. I tried pretty … Continue reading

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Error (0xc0000225) installing Windows 7 on VirtualBox

What I thought would be very quick and easy, to install Windows 7 on Virtual Box, led me having to do some googling after getting the error: Windows Boot Manager Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might … Continue reading

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Carving and Merging Multiple PDF Documents – Pdftk

I had a few hundred PDF documents and I wanted to take the first page of each PDF and put them into 1 single PDF document. Enter: Pdftk – The PDF Toolkit Downloading the Zip file, and in the bin folder … Continue reading

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