Showing posts from August, 2019

PCI Data Acquisition and Signal Processing Controller driver for HP and ASUS [solved, no kidding!]

PCI Data Acquisition and Signal Processing Controller driverWhen your ASUS or HP laptop shows a missing driver in the windows device manager, you can use this driver package from HP to install the driver. 

This package contains the driver that enables the Intel Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework firmware. Intel Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework provide system temperature and power utilization information for the system thermal protection to function properly. This package is provided for supported notebook models running a supported operating system. This will work on ASUS Zenbook Touch UX31A and HP laptops too. Plus it will work on Dell Optiplex desktops and Latitude laptops too!

Conversion of .MOV and .AVI files to .MP4 using VLC and ffmpeg

Here's How I Convert Apple Quicktime .MOV and Windows .AVI Video to .MP4  IntroductionMany Apple devices shoot video in H265 hvec, mpeg-h video format, and contain them in dual stream format where Stream 0 is H265 video and Stream 1 is MPEG AAC (mp4a) audio.  The file container is .MOV.  Other formats substitute H264 video for stream 0.  The results is what they call "Quicktime".  Other non Apple devices such as Sony Handycams and Mavicas store their video with a .AVI format. This container has JPEG video.  For all these weird and outmoded formats, you can convert them to more modern MPEG-4 video and MP3 audio, or H264 video with MP3 audio. Choose your codecs from this list.   This blog entry has examples of how to convert videos with VLC command line and ffmpg command line.  If this blog entry is helpful or you know of a better way, please say so in the comments. -- Thanks Guys! Convert it using MSDOS Batch Scripting and VLC player
for%%a in (*.mov) do cmd /c "C:\pr…

Domain Controller Roles Check and Force Transfer - How to Seize the Roles

How to Check Domain Controller Roles and Change them in a Dual DC Setup - Seize the Roles
Using NetDom using the netdom command in a command prompt or dos prompt window to display the assignment of roles.  Herre we have roles split between ADS-01 and DC1 servers.  The text in red/yellow is what YOU type in to make it happen.

C:\Users\Administrator.HOMESLICE> netdom query fsmo
Schema master               ADS-01.homeslice.local
Domain naming master        ADS-01.homeslice.local
PDC                         DC1.homeslice.local
RID pool manager            DC1.homeslice.local
Infrastructure master       DC1.homeslice.local
The command completed successfully.

Using ntdsutil Using ntdsutil to transfer the schema master and naming master. For the homeslice domain, we will transfer the roles from ADS-01 to DC1 using ntdsutil. The complete history is shown below.  Sometimes you need to forcibly seize the roles and force a transfer.  The text in red/yellow is what YOU type in to make it happen.


Outlook 2013 Signature Pane and Stationary Pane Not Working [SOLVED, no kidding!]

Fixing the Dreaded Outlook 2013 Signature Pane and Stationary Pane Error On Windows 7, 64bit with Office 2013, 64 bit, you also get event 27 in your Application event log "Outlook Error" with no real details, and the Outlook signature pane does not work anymore, plus stationary and fonts will not open up anymore. It is caused by a missing registry key called LocalServer32 and its associated REG_SZ keys.  Once you add the missing registry keys, you have to reboot your computer to see it working again.  Don't apply this fix to Office 2016 or Office 365! Furthermore, only apply this fix to 64 bit Office 2013.

For 32-bit installation: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{0006F03A-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}\LocalServer32 For 64-bit installation HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{0006F03A-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}\LocalServer32
Edit the registry and add the LocalServer32 and Default keys containing the path to Outlook.exe.. you may just need to ad…

Scam the Scammer Back

How to Have Fun with Phone Scammers Fake Social Security Number  Generate a new social security number for the scammers give it a year of birth and an originating state, and get a random US tax id.
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Fake Credit Card Numbers When the credit card scammers call you and ask for your Visa/MasterCard or AMEX card number, give them something that they can use.  Graham King has a list of valid numbers here  you just need to make up a CVV and expiration date.  For extra fun, generate fake numbers and cvvs.

Fake Name Generator Generate fake names and credit card numbers Generate culturaly correct fake personas here   or  https://www.fakenamegenerator…