Miscellaneous Solutions

Miscellaneous Simple Solutions

Standard Wrench and Socket Sizes in Order

Standard Wrench Sizes ChartI used to have all of the SAE standard wrench and socket sizes in order memorized and could tell you instantly what size was next in order from small to large and which metric socket or wrench was equivalent. That was decades ago, back in my days as a mechanic and industrial technician.

Change Boot Drive Lenovo Yoga | Boot Menu Key

Select Boot Drive LenovoChange boot drive Lenovo Yoga; This might come in handy if you want to boot Lenovo from USB instead of the local hard drive. In the following simple solution, I show you how to quickly access the Boot Manager to change the boot device on a Lenovo Yoga 710 laptop or notebook.

GenStone Faux Stone Fireplace Makeover

Faux Stone FireplaceWelcome to my DIY Faux Stone Fireplace Makeover using GenStone Panels. Embarking on this creative endeavor, I sought to breathe new life into our living room space, infusing it with the timeless look of stone but without the mess, extensive labor and long turn around time that is typically associated with such a project.

How to Open 001 Files

open 001 file- 7zip joinHow to open 001 files or extract them with 7-zip. The following simple solution covers opening or extracting split files that use numbered extensions like .

Pool Chlorine Level NOT Registering after Shock

pool chlorine level not registering after shockIs your pool chlorine level NOT registering after shock? If your free chlorine levels PPM (Parts Per Million), are not rising with your test strips after extensive shocking, you're not alone.

How many Atoms in a Grain of Sand Compared

atoms in a grain of sandHow many atoms are in a grain of sand? Because atoms are so tiny, you'll often hear people use comparisons by saying things like "There are more atoms in a grain of sand than stars in the universe", which reminds us of the remarkable scale of things at the atomic level.

Embed YouTube Video with Timestamp on Facebook

Embed YouTube with Timestamp FacebookHave you ever wondered how to share or embed a YouTube video with timestamp on sites like Facebook? Well fortunately, some social media platforms; Facebook being one of them do automatically embed YouTube videos from a valid url when you publish the post.

Stock 2009 Challenger RT Auto Dyno Runs

2009 challenger rt dyno baselineStock 2009 Challenger RT Auto Dyno Run: After breaking in my new 2009 Dodge Challenger RT 5.7 Hemi, I decided it was time to see what the Challenger could put down for power and torque, stock on a Dynojet.

Disposable Temporary Email to Send

Disposable temporary email to sendDisposable temporary emails are becoming increasingly popular as a way to protect your personal data and keep your inbox free from spam. A disposable email address or throw away email is an email address that is created for a short period of time such as 10 minute email, usually for a specific purpose such as signing up for an online service or making an online purchase.

How to Replace a Toilet Flapper

install new flapper over postsHow do you Replace a Toilet Flapper? Generally, when a toilet tank begins to intermittently fill with water (the aftermath of flushing) when no one is using it, this is a sign that the toilet flapper needs replacing.

How to Fix Adsense Notifier Password Problem

adsense notifier password problemIn the following simple solution, I will show you how I temporarily fixed AdSense Notifier to work with Firefox 3. The AdSense Notifier is an addon for Firefox that displays statistical information in the

How to Fix a Stuck Pixel

dead pixel buddyIn the following simple solution, I cover how to fix a stuck pixel on an LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) monitor. Pixels that are stuck differ from dead pixels in that, in most cases, a pixel that appears stuck can be fixed while a dead pixel cannot be fixed.

Protect Facebook from Hackers

Remove Facebook AppsIt is good practice to use preventative measures to Protect your Facebook Account from Hackers. After all, fixing or even regaining access to a hacked Facebook account becomes much tougher after an account has been compromised.

YouTube Videos Wont Play Green Screen

Disable Hardware AccelerationIf YouTube Videos are playing sound but not playing video, and instead you see a Green Screen, the following simple solution is for you. I have personally experienced the Green Screen video playback issue (videos showing green and wont display) shortly after updating Adobe Flash Player.

Convert Doc to PDF files using PDFCreator

pdfcreator pdf print driverIn the following simple solution, I'll show you how to Convert Doc to PDF files using the Open Source PDFCreator. I stumbled upon this PDF Creator tool while I was doing some research for a client who was looking for an offline tool he could use to convert his document files into PDF (Portable Document Format) files.

getPlus + (R) Adobe Download Error

install adobe readerIf you have encountered the dreaded getPlus + (R) Adobe Download error, your not alone. The error seems to stem from the package manager Adobe uses to fetch downloads like Adobe PDF Reader.

Firefox Inline Spell Checker

spellcheckdefault changing the integer valueFirefox includes a built in spell checker that can check for spelling errors. However, by default the spell checking feature only checks for multiline fields, which does no good if your typing a single line entry into a single line entry box.

This site may harm your computer

this site may harm your computerThis site may harm your computer: This morning 01/31/09, a glitch in a computer security program used with the Google search engine temporarily prevented users from visiting any website retrieved from Google search results.  The problem was related to Google's Stop Badware (anti-malware) software.

How to Clean a Laptop Screen

Be careful when attempting to clean a Laptop screen or LCD monitor as there are many chemicals that can damage the finish of a Laptop screen or LCD monitor. In addition, you should ensure that the fabric used in conjunction with the chemical is not too abrasive or harsh or you risk scratching the screen surface.

9800M GT vs 9800M GTX Benchmark

9800m gt vs 9800m gtx benchmark resultsIs the 9800M GTX worth the price difference? A lot of midrange and entertainment laptops are now shipping with either the nVidia 9800M GT or the 9800M GTX video cards.

Blue Screen of Death Screensaver

blue screen of death screensaverThe Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) is one of the most feared screens in the Windows world. When encountered, the blue screen is usually a sign of failing system hardware or software incompatibility issues.