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#HowTo: Restore the User Account Control dialog

Challenge I cannot run any program as an administrator. When I try to execute a program, it runs in normal mode. Right-clicking and "run as administrator" doesn't seem to have any effect....
BBM on PC, Android and iOS

How to Run BBM on PC (works for any Android app)

Oops, Blackberry Messenger BBM not available on Windows Phone? When BBM was released (and re-released), unfortunately, Windows Mobile was left out of the picture. This didn’t stop it from close to 10...

GOOGLE: All hail King Solomon – the wisest search engine of our time

When Larry Page and Dr. Sergey Brinn were working on their Digital Libary Project around this time in 96, little did they know they were creating what would become the largest...

HowTO: Open zip files with Nokia phone [BLUEFTP]

If your Nokia phone cannot open zip files, the following steps should fix this challenge: Required BlueFTP (by Medieval Software) BlueFTP is a java client that is used for file transfer and sharing between...

HOWTO: Connect your internet modem to more than one PC

Summary: This post is a response to a request by a friend on how to use his modem on more than one computer. Here's how... Internet Connection Sharing Some of us have more...

HowTo: Save mobile data consumption using Avast Mobile Security [ANDROID]

Here's a nice and easy way to save/restrict data usage using the Firewall feature of Avast Mobile Security.  The dependence on internet connectivity of our smartphones and apps means that our devices...

HowTo: Delete contacts on BBM for Android and iOS

By now you probably already use BBM on your android and iOS smartphones. If you still haven't you should read this post Users, however, have been having issues with how to delete...

Fix Windows update error 800F0829

Have you sometimes been stuck while trying to update your Windows Software? There are many reasons for errors in Windows update. And if you don't use an illegal version of Windows,...
Mobile Number Portability MNP

Mobile Number Portability MNP: How to port to any network from any network in...

22nd April 2013. 11:56pm WAT... Finally, the long awaited mobile number portability service is here in Nigeria. It has been rolled out in all four GSM networks (I saw comprehensive information on...

[SOLVED]: Crypto Exception error 02001005 – VMware Workstation Virtualize a Physical Machine

Something happened to me while I was trying to virtualize a network server, and I feel I should share the solution with you on echo.com.ng. A general system error occured: Crypto Excception:...

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