Total Lunar Eclipse

Did anybody get to see the lunar eclipse this morning? It occurred just after 5 am in this part of Colorado. I was outside with my binoculars. It was amazing! The light traveling through Earth’s atmosphere actually made the moon appear to be deep red in color,...

Fix Activesync Error 0x85010014 on Motorola Q

Okay, so you’ve applied a new GoDaddy SSL certificate to your Exchange webmail site in IIS. Everything looks great and you’re ready to rock. You enter server information and credentials in the Q and hit sync, but instead of seeing your inbox, you’re...

Repair an Outlook OST Mailbox File

Sometimes when Outlook is setup to use Cached Exchange Mode, the offline file which is created on your local disk can be corrupted from an improper shutdown of Outlook, among other things. When this file contains errors, it will greatly diminish Outlook’s...

Disable SuperFetch in Vista

In theory, SuperFetch in Windows Vista is a seemingly good idea. Though as it pans out in real world performance, it can be responsible for a lot of unnecessary disk activity and performance degradation. (Though, you probably wouldn’t be running Vista if you...

Rebuild the YUM Database in Fedora 7

If you’ve ever gotten to a point where installing RPMs in linux becomes unresponsive, unreliable and/or extremely flaky, you may need to dig a little deeper. Simply killing the yumex/yum/python processes may not be enough. Perhaps a reboot will do the trick, but...