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About Me

Please visit my software developer website for more information about my services. I offer application development as well as Android app coding services. My developer skills are best suited to dealing with custom software projects. I can perform programming for Corel Paradox as well as C# Sharp and PHP.

In my local area of northeast Ohio, I can cater to computer repair and "fix my computer" issues.

Use my contact web page today to reach me about any software design ideas you have.




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1. System Image Backup Utility from Microsoft is Your Best Friend

This article discusses how the “System Image Backup” feature in Microsoft Windows Control Panel can save you from untold wasted time and aggravation in the event of a catastrophic hard disk crash.

Posted to KB Topic: Computer Tech
9 hours ago

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2. Three Reasons I Like to Use Text Files to Store Data in My Software Applications

This article discusses three reasons I like to use fixed width text files in my C, C++ and C# application programs.

Posted to KB Topic: C++
20 days ago

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3. Laptop PC Manufacturers Have a Way to Get You to Buy More Laptops

This article discusses something I have noticed in my computer repair appointments that have convinced me that laptop pc manufacturers have a master plan for getting you to buy more of their laptops.

Posted to KB Topic: Hardware
21 days ago

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4. A PC Repair Double Whammy

This is a story about a PC repair encounter I recently had where two unrelated problems made it impossible to fix the computer.

Posted to KB Topic: Computer Tech
21 days ago

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5. Some MS DOS Programs Still Clinging to Life Support

This article talks about how you can still run old MS DOS based software on the newer Windows and the pitfalls that come with it.

Posted to KB Topic: Software
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago
(3 Comments , last by black.j )

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6. How to Copy Files and Folders from a Crashed Hard Disk That Will Not Start Windows

This article describes how a USB data transfer cable with 3 different sockets can be used to recover data from a software crash on a hard drive.

Posted to KB Topic: Hardware
7 months ago
(2 Comments , last by Ruben.L )

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7. How I Use One Computer Business to Develop Another within the Same Company

This article discusses how I leverage my PC troubleshooting business to help me select the right kind of software design business so I only work for the right people.

Posted to KB Topic: Computer Industry
7 months ago
(1 Comments , last by William.B2 )

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8. Modern Storage Media is Much Better than the Old Days

This article discusses how storage media has improved dramatically since the early 1990s.

Posted to KB Topic: Hardware
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago
(1 Comments , last by William.B2 )

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9. Let Google Trends Be Your Guide to Better Keyword Selection for SEO

This article discusses using “Google Trends” to select positively trending keyword phrases to optimize your web pages with. It removes a lot of the guess work from SEO.

Posted to KB Topic: Computer Industry
7 months ago

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10. What to Do when Windows Has Been Installed on the Recovery Partition

This article discusses how I was able to change the D: drive with the Windows installation on it to the C: drive, while preserving the Windows installation that had been installed to the D: drive.

Posted to KB Topic: Software
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago

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11. How to Use Router Port Forwarding

This article discusses how to implement router port forwarding or port triggering so you can have a camera view of a remote location such as a convenience store or restaurant on any PC, smartphone or tablet from anywhere.

Posted to KB Topic: Software
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago

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12. How to Transfer Data from One Mobile Device to Another

This article describes how “SyncIOS Mobile Data Transfer for Windows” software utility can facilitate the transfer of data between two mobile devices saving you much headache and hassle in the process.

Posted to KB Topic: Software
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago
(2 Comments , last by Anstivoung45 )

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13. The Shadow Lurks, But Relax - It is a Friend Not a Foe

This article discusses a software utility called “ShadowExplorer” that could potentially, depending on the situation, recover many of your files that had been encrypted by the vicious ransomware, “Cryptowall”.

Posted to KB Topic: Software
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago
(1 Comments , last by Clarence.S )

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14. An App Generator from Before They Had Modern Apps

This article discusses an “app generator” from the 1990s before we had modern apps. It is used to make a simple bar code scanning app for Toyota Denso BarCode Handy Terminal infrared scanning devices.

Posted to KB Topic: Hardware
7 months ago
(3 Comments , last by Kenneth.E )

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15. Mass Market or Customized Software: Which is the Right Choice?

This article discusses the circumstances that make mass market or customized software the appropriate choice for a business.

Posted to KB Topic: Computer Industry
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago

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16. Use Printfil by @SwIt Utility Software to Redirect LPT Ports to Windows Host Printers

This article discusses the “Printfil” software utility that can be used to make a MS DOS based application re-direct output meant for the LPT port to a modern Windows host printer.

Posted to KB Topic: Software
7 months ago

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17. How I Replaced a Damaged LCD Screen in a Laptop

This describes the steps I took aided by photos of how I replaced the LCD screen in a laptop computer.

Posted to KB Topic: Hardware
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago

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18. Buy Your Printer Ink on eBay for Huge Savings

This article discusses the benefits of buying printer ink on eBay for significant financial savings compared to what you pay in the brick and mortar stores for the same item.

Posted to KB Topic: Computer Industry
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago

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19. Offense vs Defense for a Technology Business

This article makes the case that offense and defense are equally important facets to running a technology business or any company.

Posted to KB Topic: Computer Industry
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago

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20. You Need More Than One or Two Horses Pulling Your Marketing Wagon

This article makes the case for having multiple marketing techniques for procuring new business, rather than just one or two.

Posted to KB Topic: Computer Industry
7 months ago

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21. Win-Hold-Win: A Strategy for Expanding Your Skill Set in the Computer Services Business

This article uses the 1993 “Win-Hold-Win” military strategy to help illustrate how one can become more marketable in the computer industry.

Posted to KB Topic: Computer Industry
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago

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22. Your Website made it to Google Page One: What is Next?

This article discusses why you can just rest on your laurels after your website is ranked on the first search results page in Google.

Posted to KB Topic: Computer Industry
7 months ago

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23. Hitman Pro is a Good Way to Get Rid of the neopoptab.com Malware

The Hitman Pro software is effective at ridding your PC of the “neopoptab.com” malware.

Posted to KB Topic: Software
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago

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24. Rescue Your Damaged or Missing Files with R-Studio NTFS

This article discusses how R-Studio NTFS software can be used to rescue damaged or missing files on your hard drive.

Posted to KB Topic: Software
7 months ago

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25. Hardware Configuration Preventing Custom Software from Running

This article discusses a real life troubleshooting encounter that I resolved by manipulating the network drive mappings.

Posted to KB Topic: Software
7 months ago, and updated 8 days ago

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