Computer How-To's

How to fix common problems with your PC, server, or software packages.

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Review of the D-Link DNR-326 NVR

When I built my new home a while back we decided to build it with cabling for video surveillance.  We had our builder run Category 5e (Cat5e) cables to locations we thought would be ideal for cameras on the out...

Use Siri to Control Nest, MyQ, HomeSeer, etc.

A lot of people want to use Siri to control Nest, HomeSeer, or other automation systems. Apple created a product suite called HomeKit that allows just this type of interaction to happen. However, as of yet not ...

Better Integrate MrNumber with iOS

MrNumber might be the coolest iOS app ever, that is if you experience the same problem so many people experience daily. Scammers, SPAMmers, fraudulent telemarketers, telemarketers who ignore that it is illegal ...

Is your Data Center Protected from Drones?

A drone flying over your data center is probably something you don't really think about or worry about.  Drones are literally flying everywhere all the time these days, and they are definitely flying over the t...

How to use the Snipping Tool

The snipping tool is a little known tool that has awesome benefits!  I'm often surprised at how many people don't know it exists.  When I show it to people they are often either amazed, or they say something al...

How to Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

Edge is a relatively new browser in the market.  Microsoft has a ways to go to get some of the bugs fixed and features on parity with other browsers.  It might not be too long before you start experiences crash...
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What is ipoint.exe and why is it running?

ipoint.exe is a process that belongs to Microsoft IntelliPoint, a software usually used if you have a Microsoft brand mouse to provide enhancements to the way the mouse works. General Information This process...
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What is itype.exe and why is it running?

itype.exe is a process that belongs to Microsoft IntelliType, a software usually used if you have a Microsoft brand keyboard to provide enhancements to the way the keyboard works, and to enable the functionalit...
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How do I tell if a program is running on a Mac?

Many people who are new to Apple’s OSX operating system on the Macintosh get confused about the Dock and how it works.  One of the most common questions I hear from newbies is “How do I tell if a program is run...

How to block all Remote Controls in OS X

Sometimes when you are around many Mac users and everyone has a remote, say during presentations it can be annoying to have others remote controls messing with your Mac.  Or in the case of a kiosk computer, you...