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    Douglas.M
    1. The US Government DO NOT CALL Download Files Should Be Structured Better

    This article discusses why I think the US government’s DO NOT CALL download data files should be structured better so most people can import them into commonly used database programs.

    Posted to KB Topic: Software
    11 hours ago

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    Douglas.M
    2. How I Make a Multiple Page PDF File Scroll to a Specific Page in a Browser

    This article discusses a programming technique I used in a Microsoft Access database application to display a multiple page PDF document and make it position itself at a specific page.

    Posted to KB Topic: Access & VBA
    12 hours ago

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    Douglas.M
    3. How I Revived an Outlook PST Data File That was on Top of Bad Disk Sectors

    This article discusses the steps I had to take to rescue an Outlook PST file from disk sector errors.

    Posted to KB Topic: Software
    30 days ago
    (1 Comments , last by Pervez.J )

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    Jon.W
    4. M.2 to M.2 SSD Image Transfer

    The M.2 2280 form factor solid state drive is becoming more prevalent in today‘s computers because of its ability to save space and pure speed.  The M.2 port accepts two interfaces, the mSATA and the NVMe, the mSATA has two keys on both sides (B+M) and the NVMe has one key on the right side (B).  The NVMe uses 2 more PCIe lanes than the mSATA, because of this many people are switching to the NVMe interface.  At the time of this writing it is unusual to come across a PC with 2 separate M.2 ports.  Also it is difficult to find adapters that properly accept the NVMe interface. 

    Posted to KB Topic: Hardware
    6 months ago
    (2 Comments , last by Pervez.J )

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    Douglas.M
    5. A Customized Software Glitch That Was Not

    This article discusses what seemed to initially be a Corel Paradox programming glitch in objectPAL language that was actually something completely different.

    Posted to KB Topic: ObjectPAL Coding
    6 months ago
    (2 Comments , last by Pervez.J )

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    Corel Paradox / ObjectPAL Coding

    Douglas.M
    6. How I Create the Current Date, Day of the Week and Time in Borland C++ 5.02

    This article discusses the Borland C++ 5.02 coding I used to create a dialog screen that shows the current date, day of week and time.

    Posted to KB Topic: C++
    6 months ago
    (4 Comments , last by Pervez.J )

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    Douglas.M
    7. 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
    7 months ago
    (5 Comments , last by Pervez.J )

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    Douglas.M
    8. 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++
    7 months ago
    (3 Comments , last by Pervez.J )

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    Douglas.M
    9. 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
    7 months ago
    (1 Comments , last by Pervez.J )

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    Douglas.M
    10. 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
    7 months ago
    (3 Comments , last by Marzuq.S )

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    lowster11
    1. My Hyper-V VPS Blog

    My rants and raves about the Windows Server 2008 w/ Hyper-V VPS that I have for 1 full year.

    Posted to KB Topic: Windows Server 2008
    9 years ago, and updated 13 days ago
    (9 Entries , last by Pervez.J )

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    raija.f
    2. Creating content is like making cupcakes

    An article about  Marketing News.

    56 months ago, and updated 13 days ago
    (74 Entries , last by Pervez.J )

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    Website Design & Hosting

    Wes Peterson
    3. Windows XP Not Supported After June 30, 2008 Microsoft plans to discontinue sales of Windows XP on June 30, 2008. Because XP is a tried and true OS, and because of numerous problems with Vista, many users and IT departments would prefer to stick with XP. InfoWorld has an initiative to keep XP alive indefinitely. You can help.
    11 years ago, and updated 13 days ago
    (3 Entries , last by Pervez.J )

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    Computer Industry

    Wes Peterson
    4. A Great Info Resource There are many, many useful web sites from which we developers can glean the information we need to keep up with new technology and trends.
    Posted to KB Topic: Computer Industry
    12 years ago, and updated 13 days ago
    (6 Entries , last by Pervez.J )

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    Kim Berry
    5. H-1B visa displaces 500,000 U.S. tech workers The H-1b and L-1 worker visa programs are flooding the U.S. job market and displacing hundreds of thousands of U.S. workers.
    16 years ago, and updated 13 days ago
    (17 Entries , last by Pervez.J )

    Blog
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    American I.T. Workforce

    rsmcclendon
    6. Four Ways to Make IT More Effective By avoiding some common mistakes, IT Departments can help minimize operations support and maintenance costs. As a result, more IT budget dollars can be diverted to projects that can help improve organizational efficiencies and overall customer service.
    15 years ago, and updated 13 days ago
    (3 Entries , last by Pervez.J )

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    Computer Industry

    Kim Berry
    7. BusinessWeek: A Mainframe-Size Visa Loophole More companies are using L-1 visas to bring in low-wage foreign info-tech workers -- and replace Americans
    Posted to KB Topic: Off Shoring
    16 years ago, and updated 13 days ago
    (4 Entries , last by Pervez.J )

    Blog
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    American I.T. Workforce

    Kim Berry
    8. DOL fails to protect U.S. workers The DOL does not require employers to first attempt to fill positions with U.S. workers prior to hiring nonimmigrants.
    16 years ago, and updated 13 days ago
    (5 Entries , last by Pervez.J )

    Blog
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    American I.T. Workforce

    Kim Berry
    9. Kim Berry's Letter to the Editor Kim Berry was published today in the Letters to the Editor section of the Sacramento Bee.
    Posted to KB Topic: Off Shoring
    13 years ago, and updated 13 days ago
    (3 Entries , last by Pervez.J )

    Blog
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    American I.T. Workforce

    lowster11
    10. Google Android Blog

    This is hard trying to nav the boards in my Droid SDK!

    Posted to KB Topic: Wireless Networking
    9 years ago, and updated 29 days ago
    (18 Entries , last by Pervez.J )

    Blog
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    Computer Tech
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