Install QuickBooks 2002 on Windows 10

Yes, it is possible to install Quickbooks 2002 on Windows 10 64-bit. Here is a step-by-step overview of how to do it. Symptoms Installation of QuickBooks 2002 succeeds, possibly with errors about fonts, and upon reboot there is an install error: “error extracting support files catastrophic failure” QuickBooks opens for a tenth of a second ...

Open Letter to Apple Regarding Auto-Updates

Dear Apple, Being unable to disable auto-update has ruined my iPhone experience. I no longer brag about your phone or recommend it to others. The moment that my iPhone breaks I plan to switch to Android if at all possible. If you want my dedication back, all I want is for you to turn off ...

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 2

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 2

Update: 2017-05-16 The latest version of VLC player (3.0+ I think) may have made this trick no longer possible. However, it is possible that the VLC team may in the future make another change to fix it.  I have very few complaints about VLC, but one thing that irks me every time I install VLC ...

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 ...
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