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Patient: Forgotten Password

cc photo by Mirko Macari A friend of mine brought me his brother’s laptop. His brother just got home from the hospital after a stroke and couldn’t remember the password. I never tried retrieving a forgotten password before, so I … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How to make a Silent Ringtone

cc photo by Sara Petagna — Problem I never answer calls from a number that I don’t know. If it’s important they’ll leave a message. I have this one caller that calls me everyday and never leaves a message. I’m … Continue reading

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Patient: Vista Virus

cc photo by Nils Geylen I was contacted yesterday by a friend who needed urgent help. He said that his work computer had been infected by a virus after clicking a link to a Manga site. Several warning messages popped … Continue reading

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Patient: Adobe Photoshop CS4

— UPDATE on 02/11/2009 @ 2:45pm: The Little Snitch method is not reliable. See this comment for a workaround. — A friend of mine recently got into photography. She went to Amazon, searched for the bestselling photography book, and purchased … Continue reading

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Patient: hp pavilion zv5000

cc photo by Jay Reed I was recently given a hp pavilion zv5000 laptop to fix. It belongs to one of my girlfriend’s friends. I talked to said friend’s daughter at a party. She mentioned that it wasn’t working well, … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How to Crack WEP on a Mac

cc photo by sara b. UPDATE (01/26/09 @ 8:03 pm): For Windows instructions, see this comment. — On an earlier post, I mentioned I recently cracked a WEP protected network. There are many tutorials on this topic. Here’s a method … Continue reading

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House Call: WEP Cracking

Update on 12/13/08 @ 11:12 am: Tutorial: How to Crack WEP on a Mac photo by Phylevn I was talking with a friend at a party who lost his internet connection recently. His previous connection was a neighbor’s open wifi. … Continue reading

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