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How to Cut Down a Tree
Sun, 10 Jan 2021 03:47:27 +0000

This may be how he cuts a tree down, but the method described is rather unsafe. No mention of face cut, back cut, hinge wood, wearing chaps and hard hat, etc. And if the saw chain isn't sharp to start with, it most certainly will not be like slicing butter.


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Change Task Name in Task Scheduler
Wed, 23 Dec 2020 08:32:41 +0000

Very cool. Thanks a lot. Four years later, this helped me.

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Seagate Expansion External Drive Disassembly
Sun, 20 Dec 2020 18:25:04 +0000

I tried a 4 TB drive and it only recognizes 2TB (actually 1.8TB). I am guessing there is a firmware issue on the PCB.


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Logitech G HUB Installer Won't Launch
Sun, 06 Dec 2020 19:07:00 +0000

I finally figured out the problem by chance. While attempting to install Inkscape, the installed said that Adobe Reader DC installer did not shut down completely. I accepted it's offer to clean out the partial installation. But even after that, Logitech G HUB installer still wouldn't launch.

But it had given me a hunch. In Windows Task Manager, I found the "Windows installer" and "Windows installer (32-bit)" processes. I ended both processes and viola! Logitech G HUB installer launched and I was able to install it.

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Eight LR932 Button Cells Inside One A23 Battery
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 17:20:25 +0000

OMG... I bought my Bob Ross bobble head, too, and even purchased extra LR932 button cell batteries from an online retailer - 4 stinkin' button batteries for $8.70. Are you kidding me right now??? Went searching to see what would be equivalent and found several sites that stated LR932 batteries are housed in A23s... Eight of them. I just priced them and I want to *headdesk* because the price on Amazon for a pack of 12 A23s (96 LR932s) would put the cost of one LR932 at eleven cents. So, now my Bob Ross Bobble Head will talk forever. LOL Thanks for this hack! I'm beyond grateful. :)


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AcomData E5 HybridDrive External Hard Drive Disassembly
Sat, 22 Aug 2020 10:38:19 +0000

does anyone have a copy of these two files for windows?

xSil251 Switch HDD to CD+HDD_Nomad Mobile Desktop_V1.04_091007
xSil251 Switch CD+HDD to HDD 3.5_Toshiba_V1.02_041307

The site "" no longer works and I urgently need them.
You could send them to my email address: [email protected]

thank you so much!


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idrive Spring Install Cause idrive to Operate in Reverse
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 16:57:46 +0000

I recently replaced a broken spring in my Wayne Dalton garage door opener. I thought after watching the U Tube Video's showing me how to replace the spring I could tackle this project. I did everything right I thought! I have a Idrive door closer on my garage door. Problem: Everything went well put all the parts back together per Wayne Dalton video turned on the power pressed the door opener Idrive ran backwards needless to say cables unwound mess on my hands. I found out when I pull the disable cable (Disconnect Cable) the garage door cables tighten back up! What id I do Wrong?

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How to Get the Marble Out of Ramune
Fri, 22 May 2020 19:38:07 +0000

it will twist off i tried it 5 stars out of 5 chela


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Replacing Campbell Hausfeld CC 2300 Portable Inflator Battery
Sun, 10 May 2020 04:51:36 +0000

THANK YOU FOR THIS!! I was about to replace the unit entirely not knowing if a replacement battery existed or not. Found a 12V 8.0Ah for less than $20. All is well again!


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Grow Stone - How to Participate in the Referral Event?
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 20:38:03 +0000

I'm also having this problem :( Did this ever get fixed for you?

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Prevent Opera Browser from Creating Desktop Shortcut and Task Bar Shortcut
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 01:20:22 +0000

It's really annoying that the latest version of Opera browser keeps putting a desktop shortcut on my Windows 10 laptop. And I have had enough today when I found that it also placed a taskbar shortcut. After dinking around with it, I noticed that if you delete "installation_status.json" from "C:\Program Files\Opera", it no longer places shortcut(s) on start. Hopefully, it will stay that way. Gonna have to keep my eyes on this one.

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Access BitLocker USB Drive on Android
Wed, 05 Feb 2020 06:02:01 +0000

I have a BitLocker encrypted micro SD card. I have a micro SD OTG Type-C adapter for my SmartPhone. How can I access it on my Android SmartPhone?

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Prevent Windows Update from Automatically Restarting Your Computer
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 23:20:15 +0000

Works with Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

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Sharing Android Internet Connection with Windows 10 via Bluetooth Tethering
Mon, 06 Jan 2020 03:35:25 +0000

After you perform the last step, you'll be able to enjoy Internet on your computer just like on a Wi-Fi network. I much prefer this Bluetooth tethering method over the WiFi portable hotspot method, because whenever you enable the portable hotspot, the SmartPhone turns off its Wi-Fi and you are forced to use your cellphone network. With this Bluetooth tethering method, your SmartPhone could be connected to a fast WiFi network and serving it through the Bluetooth tethering connection.

I hope you enjoy this method of accessing the Internet. It took me an hour and a half to figure it out. But now that I'm tethered to the fast WiFi network on my computer, it's well worth it. And I'll be able to use this connection again in the future if the same situation presents itself.

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LP140WF3 (SPXL1) 1920x1080 LCD Screen Works on Asus G46vw!
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 12:15:29 +0000

My Asus G46vw gaming laptop comes with a 14" 1366x768 display. It's a really awesome compact and robust notebook computer that has 5 hours of battery life. But the screen resolution is a bit low. A few years ago, I found the LP140WF3 (SPXL1) LCD panel, which offers 1920x1080 resolution in the compact 14" format. It has the same 30-pin monitor interface that the Asus G46vw uses. So I figure that it's a direct swap.

But for some reason, after swapping it, it shows the Asus ROG logo on start up. But the screen remains black upon booting into Windows. I couldn't figure out why that is the case for the longest time. Being disheartened, I put back the old display panel.

But tonight, I was adventurous again, because I decided it was time to speed up this awesome gaming notebook computer with a MSATA SSD and a faster Intel i7 CPU. After swapping in the LCD panel, it was again black screen. But rather than being disheartened, I plugged the laptop into an external HDMI monitor. Using the second screen, I tried to update the "Generic PnP Monitor" driver. That didn't work.

Next, I uninstalled the "Generic PnP Monitor" driver and search for new hardware again. Windows simply put back the same driver. But I uninstalled it again and rebooted the computer. This caused Windows 10 to install some updates that it has scheduled. It took a long time for it to install the updates and restart itself.

Surprise, surprise! After Windows rebooted the computer, the LCD screen worked perfectly! Not sure if it was rebooting Windows without the "Generic PnP Monitor" driver or the Windows updates that fixed it.

But the screen works! Now I have great resolution on this trusty laptop.

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