Google Easter Eggs – Askew, Do A Barrel Roll And More…

I know this is a few days late for Easter, but here’s a list of Google Easter Eggs for your enjoyment 😆 An Easter Egg (in computer terms) is a little bit of code that is hidden in a program that performs some fun and usually unnecessary function Let’s start with the classics: Askew and […]
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How To Stop SCCM Software Inventory On Specific Folders

Did you know that you can stop SCCM from performing a software inventory on certain folders? To stop SCCM from performing a software inventory on specified folders and subdirectories create a file called skpswi.dat and hide it in the folder you want to stop SCCM from listing in it’s software inventory. Note: skpswi.dat must be […]
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How To Enable GZip Compression On A WordPress Website

Gzip compression is used to compress websites so that they can be decompressed at the browser and make them load faster. Gzip used to be part of WordPress by default, but was semi-removed as it is deemed preferable to gzip your WordPress website using the web browser software. Consequently there are a few different ways […]
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Hidden Configuration Options In VMware ESXi

Recently I was having trouble installing Hyper-V on a VMware VM, when I stumbled upon a plethora of hidden configuration options available to change settings on VMware VMs. These hidden settings are applied to a VM via editing the VMX file thusly: snapshot.maxSnapshots = Control the maximum number of VMware snapshots monitor_control.restrict_backdoor = Run virtual […]
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Hyper-V Cannot Be Installed: A Hypervisor Is Already Running | Server 2012

I’ve been trying to install the Hyper-V role on a Windows 2012 Server, but got the following error message: Validation Results The validation process found problems on the server to which you want to install features. The selected features are not compatible with the current configuration of your selected server. Click OK to select different […]
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