Ping Commands to Remember

Need to Ping a computer to verify it has internet connection
go to run -> cmd -> type ping google.com

Need to Ping a computer to verify it's NIC card and drivers are working correctly.
go to run -> cmd -> type ping
this IP is not on your network and if everything is successful their should be no loss and NIC card and drivers are working correctly.


Personal Finance

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Evite Free Invitations

Need to send invites for a particular event or celebration. Hold on. Why spend money when you can send it free.


Remote Desktop Web Connection Error

Error “Remote Desktop Web Connection ActiveX Control Could Not Be Installed” After
This is a registry hack, so make sure you backup your registry before attempting to do this fix.

Installing Windows XP SP3
August 28th, 2008 • Filed Under • by Ramesh Srinivasan
Filed Under: Internet Explorer • Windows XP
Tags: Error Messages • Internet Explorer • registry • XP

When you start the Remote Desktop Web Connection window after installing Windows XP Service Pack 3, the following error may occur, and the Connect button remains grayed out:
Remote Desktop Web Connection ActiveX control could not be installed. A connection cannot be made without a working installed version of the control. Please contact the server administrator.

Microsoft RDP ActiveX Control is disabled when you install Windows XP Service Pack 3 or Windows Small Business Server 2003 SP1. Follow one of the following methods to enable the ActiveX control.
Method 1

Use the Manage Add-ons dialog in Internet Explorer to enable the Terminal Services ActiveX Control. For more information, refer to article You cannot connect to a remote computer when you use Terminal Services Web Access or Remote Web Workspace on a Windows XP SP3-based computer

If the ActiveX control is not listed in Manage Add-ons dialog, follow Method 2 below.
Method 2

1. Click Start, Run. Type Regedit.exe and press ENTER

2. Navigate to the following branch:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Ext \ Settings

3. Double-click Settings to expand the branch

4. Right-click {7584c670-2274-4efb-b00b-d6aaba6d3850} and choose Delete

5. Click Yes when asked for confirmation.

Close all instances of Internet Explorer and re-run Remote Desktop Web Connection.

Registry Fix

To automate the above, download tsweb-enable.zip and save to Desktop. Extract the contents and run the file tsweb-enable.reg file. To reverse the changes, run tsweb-disable.reg.

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Free Photo

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Vista SP2

Get ready for Vista SP2 coming next year, hopefully in Microsoft's first quarter. Only time will tell if this Service Pak will correct Vista's bug issues.


At&t Extra Student Discounts

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Oh My Gas

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CSS Template Generator

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Print What You Like

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Windows Update Utility Fix

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Last Call App

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Flu Trend around the US

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I've seen these scam's so many time that it's unfortunate that some people are taken in for them. But I am glad to know that they're people out there doing something about it and making a difference.
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3 Years Fee with Trend Micro Antivirus

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Blog Templates

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Identify Changes in WinXP

There is a way to identify changes in Windows XP. The Change Diagnostic Tool from Microsoft helps you identify new changes to the computer. So there is no need to try to figure out what the problem is, to trouble shoot the computer. Make your life easier and resolve quicker computer issues.

Microsoft Link


Windows 7 Wallpapers

You must be quick before these great wallpapers disappear. Windows 7 will be out soon and what best way to show your appreciation to Microsoft than to download one of it's newest wallpapers.



A new Operating system where everything resides on the web. Desktop applications and files go where ever you decide to go. No need to bring your laptop with you when it's already on the web.


MP3 Gain

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Cross Loop

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This commercial remover application only works with Vista with plenty of options. If your already recording movies and shows in Vista. This is a must have application. Remember the legal rights when downloading.


e - Voting State by State

Here is a great way to find out what each state is doing for e-voting. Even though there are problems each state, e-voting now is going to a newer level.


Help Solve Crime

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2008 e-Voting Problems

Even though it wasn't major, they're were problems with e-Voting this year. The solution's was simple, place votes in a special box ballet to be counted later. I just hope that they keep on applying this method in the future.


Live Street Maps

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Lingerie GPS

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Black & Decker Power Monitor

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Duplicate Keys

Technology sure has come a long way. Now it's possible from a photograph to duplicate keys. I can't imagine what they will come up with next. Watch those keys now.