Solved Printer Only Prints At Reboot

I was asked to fix a laptop that was incapable of printing to a wireless HP LasterJet P1102w printer. I quickly learned that that the laptop would only print after rebooting, reproducible every time. Very bizarre. Here are the troubleshooting details. Symptoms Windows 10 64-bit PC laptop is unable to print to a wireless printer HP LasterJet ...

Pixel Perfect Billboard Sprites

Pixel Perfect Billboard Sprites
I spent some time researching the issue of billboard sprites. I personally believe that the correct course of action is not to just perform a Transform.LookAt, but to actually align all billboard sprites to point the same direction that the camera is pointing. If you simply have each sprite look at the camera, multiple billboards across your screen will ...

Solved Using Non-HP Toner Cartridges

Problem: HP LaserJet P1102w Printer will not print with a non-HP toner cartridge in place. You may find, as I did, that after installing a non-HP printer cartridge that the printer will not print with the new cartridge in place. It won’t present an error or any warning lights–it simply never prints. Holding down the “cancel” button on ...

My View Behind My Computer Screens

My View Behind My Computer Screens
  It is a nice day and I thought I would show you what it looks like for me to be sitting in the office and looking out of the windows behind my computer screens. Spread the word:GoogleFacebookTwitterPinterestEmailMoreLinkedInRedditPocketTumblrPrintLike this:Like Loading...

Myst Masterpiece Edition on Windows XP 2

On February 24th, 2008, I wrote a full set of instructions for how to get Myst Masterpiece Edition working on Windows XP SP2.  It became the definitive solution for getting the game to work and at least 5000 people have followed my instructions. Even the Myst community on Facebook links to my post and references ...

Simple VLC Snapshots with Timecodes

I have very few complaints about VLC, but one thing that irks me every time I install VLC I have to change the snapshot settings to something useful because the default settings are disappointing to say the least. (VLC developers if you are reading–please make the following the default!) Goals Save snapshots in the same ...

Internet Stops Working After Update to iOS 8.4.1 (Fixed)

I was asked to update an iPhone 5 to iOS 8 and after I did so the device could not connect to the internet for more than a few minutes. Connecting the phone to Wifi would IMMEDIATELY break the phone’s data connections and they could not be recovered until rebooting the phone. Upon doing so ...

Amazot.com is Live!

Amazot.com is Live!
A website I have been working on for a long time is now operational. Amazot.com presents pricing information from Amazon.com, and makes it public when items are on sale. It primarily targets video games. There’s so much data and graphs that its amazing to look at. Really, all you have to do is head over there ...

I Breathe In When You Breathe Out

I Breathe In When You Breathe Out
I edited a book. Released today! I loved this book so much that I spent months editing and reworking scenes for Gregory Pappas. This book has been over two years in the making. It’s an 86,000 word novel! I am really going to miss the book’s characters that have become constant companions for me for ...

Difference Between Usually and Typically 3

I was scouring the internet looking for information on usually vs typically and I was surprised to find none. In fact the only real solid answer floating out there is one I had provided. People were earnestly asking and I felt sincerely that other resources has failed the questions. This therefor seems like a topic ...
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