Category Archives: Computer Stuff

Chromecast install and fixes

Chromecast. The unit is simple to set up just plug into an HDMI input on your TV , plug the USB power supply into the top of the unit turn on your TV and the Chromecast screen should appear. ( … Continue reading

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Local Area connection on Linux IGD REMOVAL.

While installing USB drivers for Nettalk Voip phone on my Windows XP netbook I noticed  in my network connections had the following.  Internet Gateway   Local Area Connection on Linux IGD,   After some research found this was an unwanted … Continue reading

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Windows 7 "microphone-in" problem with Audacity software.

I was playing around with Audacity, a free open source audio editing software, and I noticed my “microphone-in” was not working but my “microphone-in” via my USB web camera worked fine.  After spending nearly a day trying to figure out … Continue reading

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E-book downloader Plugin that captures e-mail address

If you are using WordPress and want to offer free ebook downloads and capture their e-mail in exchange then this is the plugin for you. In WordPress go to Add plugin, search for SS-downloader and install and activate.  The setup … Continue reading

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phpMyAdmin 2048 kb upload limit

Just downloaded the latest backup of this site and when I tried to create the SQL database in phpMyAdmin, by importing the database, I got an error message, file too large, limit 2048 kb. This got me worried as my … Continue reading

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Using WordPress as your Website program Part2

As I previously mentioned we have rebuilt this site using WordPress. After reviewing the theme settings  you can browse our site to see what you can do, and we have not used most of what is available. With this theme … Continue reading

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Photo manipulation with Free GIMP

As I have mentioned on previous post when I need to design a logo or manipulate a photo I use a free program called GIMP. It is a GNU manipulation program. It can be freely downloaded at their site:- GIMP … Continue reading

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