Showing posts from January, 2011

Super Fancy Sugar Free Fat Free Jello Dessert

Yeah. I know. Sugar free, fat free Jello and fancy don't even sound good. But when you throw in 'that even a man can make' it sounds more interesting, or at least it sounds like something you can throw on the counter and give us guys something that you can 'reasonably' expect to come out right. So here's the dealio... Whut ure gonna knead... 1 - box of your favorite flavor Sugar Free Jello stuff 1 - box of Fat Free Sugar Free Vanilla Instant Pudding 1 - container of whipped cream.. Fat free Now.. fire up the grill and put a pan of water on it. When the water gets hot enough that it has those little bubbles popping up in it on a pretty regular basis, pour some of it in a bowl about the size of a mite league football helmet. If you like it weak, or if more people came to your SuperBowl party than you invited... pour a bunch of water. If you like it strong, or aren't planning on sharing any of it... pour less water. The more water...the weaker the flavor, but t

Removing Spyware

Title: Removing Spyware and Malware Content: Removing Spyware/Malware and Viruses is a tricky business. The people that write the stuff have criminal, devious minds…and this is reflected in the way that they attack your machine. You will notice that I didn't say 'smart'. Most of the stuff that they do is actually very simple, but the results can wreck your day, week, month. In the beginning there was really no reason for them to do these kinds of things. All that has changed in the last few years. With the popularity, easy access, and total obliviousness to reality that the Internet has brought us… these deviants can now attack your wallet from the comfort of their mom's basement. All they have to do is write a virus… then charge the unsuspecting victim to remove it. It's called Ransomware. What it means is that your machine is held for ransom, until you pay them for their removal process. Don't ask who would pay for their services. Plenty

How to use the Robots.txt file

Project: Create a page explaining the tools need to learn how do you block a site using the Robots.txt file? Description : A short tutorial on what the robots.txt file does. Project Goals : The basic lines of text that are in the robots.txt file are important in terms of what the search engines index on your website. How to do that is explained in this page, taken from … one of the best sources for learning more about what this file does. This page is here, so that I can keep the information easily accessible to me, and others… About /robots.txt In a nutshell Web site owners use the /robots.txt file to give instructions about their site to web robots; this is called The Robots Exclusion Protocol . It works likes this: a robot wants to vists a Web site URL, say . Before it does so, it firsts checks for , and finds: User-agent: * Disallow: / The "User-agent: *" means this section appl

How do I change the message "This Phone Belongs To"

Project: Changing the default message for Droid's home screen Description: How to change the default message on your droid when using AntiVirus Free to something cool and more meaningful to you, the user. Project Goals: Keep a documented solution to changing the default message on a Droid using AntiVirus Freeof January 2011. DROID - Message "This Phone Belongs To" Why am I receiving the message "This Phone Belongs To" when I power up my phone? This message is part of a third party application called Antivirus Free. When you power up your phone it will display: This phone belongs to protected by antivirus You do not have the ability to disable this feature within the app, however you can add your name. To add your name: From the applications menu, touch antivirus Touch Menu Touch Settings Touch Remote Management Touch Lost Message Touch Text before to change " This phone belongs to " Touch Contact Information to select a contact. (

Common Application Database Connection Strings

Project: Php/MySQL Connection strings on GoDaddy Servers Description : A short list of where the connection strings are on GoDaddy servers at the time of this writing. (January 2011) Project Goals : To keep a list that I can get to from anywhere, without needing my laptop, notebook, or phone. All I need to perform any of these tasks is a machine and an internet connection. This list was actually created by GoDaddy technicians… not me, so it should be accurate. What are the connection strings for my application's database? What are the connection strings for my application's database? The following list contains connection strings for many popular program databases. If your program is not listed, contact the program's manufacturer.