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Windows 10 Lock Screen Background Spotlight Wallpaper Not Changing

If your Windows 10 Spotlight wallpaper is not changing then do the following steps:

  1. Open Settings panel by pressing Win+I and go to Personalization > Lock Screen. Under the Background option, choose Picture and set a picture as default lock screen background.
  2. Navigate to the following folder:
    C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.ContentDeliveryManager_<characters>\Settings
  3. Delete the two files called roaming.lock and settings.dat
  4. Start Windows Powershell as administrator
  5. Copy and paste the following command:
    Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.Windows.ContentDeliveryManager -allusers | foreach {Add-AppxPackage -register "$($_.InstallLocation)\appxmanifest.xml" -DisableDevelopmentMode}
  6. Open Settings panel by pressing Win+I and go to Personalization > Lock Screen. Under the Background option, choose Windows Spotlight
  7. Done!  Check out your new lock screen background by pressing Win+L
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Windows 10 – Start Menu Cortana Search Results Not Clickable

Does clicking on your start menu search results do nothing? Have you updated/removed Windows language packs recently?

This may solve your problem:

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Good luck!

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Billion BiPac 7800n – O2 Broadband ADSL to Sky Broadband MER Migration

If you own a Billion 7800n router then you will know where these settings go:

Main Port: ADSL
Protocol: PPPoA (RFC2364, PPP over AAL5)
[sometimes ATM instead of AAL5]

VPI / VCI: 0 / 38
Username: install@o2broadband.co.uk
[this is for both O2 and BEthere customers]

Password: [leave blank]
Encap. Method: VC/MUX
Auth. Protocol: Auto
IP Address: 0.0.0.0
Obtain DNS Automatically: enabled
Primary DNS: if you leave them as there are then they will automatically change as long as obtain DNS Automatically is enabled

MTU: 1492

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Installing JDBC (MAC OS)

Install location (JAR): /Library/Java/Extensions

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Brother HL-2135W Toner Reset

1) Turn the printer OFF (yes-OFF)
2) Open the front cover
3) Press AND Hold the GO button while you TURN THE POWER BACK ON
4) When all 3 lights are lit, Release and press GO twice
5) All lights turn solid — with all lights solid, press GO 5 times (yes, really, 5 times)
6) Ready light turns red
7) Close the door and you’re all set!

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Video Tags

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HTOP and ImageMagick

My Server HTOP view and resizing images now work on my blog!

yum install ImageMagick
yum install ImageMagick-devel
pecl install imagick

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VPS – Private Nameserver Setup

VPS Panel
Create DNS for domain to use as NS

Creating the A records

Login to WHM and look under DNS Functions.
Click Edit DNS Zone and select the primary domain (the one that appears in your welcome email).
Click the Edit button and wait for the page to load.
Check your New Account Info email for the correct name server IPs.
EXAMPLE:
ns1.resellerdomain.com -> 123.123.123.123
ns2.resellerdomain.com -> 50.50.50.78
(If you only have one IP, please contact HostGator via live chat, telephone or email to obtain both nameserver IP addresses.)
This is exactly the information you need for the record name and address. Almost done!
Back at WHM, scroll down to where you see “Add New Entries Below this Line”.
In the first blank below that line, type ns1
Skip the 14400, and in the drop down select “A”.
A new box will appear. Erase “IP or Hostname” and type your NS1 IP address. EXAMPLE: 123.123.123.123
In the second blank below that line, type ns2
Skip the 14400, and in the drop down select “A”.
A new box will appear. Erase “IP or Hostname” and type your NS2 IP address. EXAMPLE: 50.50.50.78
Scroll all the way down and click the Save button.