Add Faveicons to your WordPress site

Last Updated on January 17, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

I fell into a bit of a rabbit hole. I previously had not bothered to create faveicons for my WordPress Sites. I was doing some work with the Redirection plugin and saw a lot of 404 entries for apple-touch faveicons. As I dove in I realized I should add them. 

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Windows 8 – for jedis and jackie chan

Last Updated on December 1, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

Apparently Windows 8 boots so fast that you have about 200 milliseconds to hit the F8 key- that should be good for a few laughs.

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Windows 8 without a touch screen is like an ice cream sundae without the ice cream

Last Updated on December 1, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

A lot of people will be purchasing computers over the upcoming Christmas season. Most of the retail stores are only offering Windows 8 and are not offering Windows 7.

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Dual Booting Windows 8 and WIndows XP

Last Updated on December 1, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

With the end of life of Windows XP, a lot of people are moving to Windows 8.1. However, with the economy, many people are hoping to hang on to their current computers. IF your system is capable, you might be able to set up a dual boot so you can go back into XP for data.

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Windows 10 is coming!!!

Last Updated on December 1, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

Microsoft announced that the release of Windows 10 is scheduled for this summer (2015).

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Microsoft is ending Server 2003 support

Last Updated on November 30, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

Microsoft has announce that it will be ending support for Server 2003 on July 14 , 2015.

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Windows 10 will force updates on home users.

Last Updated on November 30, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

Howtogeek published an article detailing how Microsoft will FORCE updates on users of home versions.

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Issues with Oracle’s VM Virtualbox and Windows 10

Last Updated on November 30, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

I have not ‘upgrade’ to Windows 10 yet.

I needed to update my Oracle VM Virtualbox and found that there were some compatibility issues between Virtualbox and Windows 10

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Microsoft allows manufacturers to install crapware that COMES BACK EVEN AFTER A CLEAN INSTALL

Last Updated on November 30, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

I can’t imagine what microsoft is thinking..  Windows 8 and 10 allows manufacturers to install crapware … AND… UNBELIEVABLY… set up the firmware so that the crapware reinstalls itself Read more

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