Top Tech Support Scammers List

 All of the Worst Offenders These people are actively trying to rip off the elderly. 1. Norton and Windows Defender Renewal Securities The payment is due ! You are receiving this notice because you are enrolled with Norton Securities and your subscription has been Auto Renewed. However, if you don’t wish to continue with the service or want a Refund of this amount kindly contact our billing helpline number 650-487-5845  Ask for Mark Martin and ask to renew your services for $1799.99 first saw them on March 10, 2021.  My favourite response is to get the to call my Lenny answer bot.

curl - my favourite curl uses, cheatsheet and cookbook

Curl is Like the Swiss Army Knife of Web Tools Curl can be used to test your interactive web applications that use POST, GET, and PUT. Here are some of my all time favourite curl tricks 1) Upload A File to a PHP script curl -F "file=@/var/tmp/log.out;filename=$aname" send the file contents and the filename over to your php script 2) Send JSON to a PHP script curl -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" -d '{"username":"Marcus Wong","hostname":"APPLE"}'

Outlook Application Error - Faulting module name: OUTLMIME.DLL

 Outlook Application Error and Crash When Account is IMAP When using an Outlook email account that is IMAP, connected to COX internet, you try to delete messages or open messages in the trash, the application freezes up and crashes.  Re-installing Office does not remedy the situation, reinstalling the IMAP email profile does not help either.  The windows event log shows this: The solution is to edit the user's email profile and add "Inbox" to the Root folder path. In the account settings, under "More Settings..." in the Advanced Tab, you will find this: Insert "Inbox" into the "Root Folder Path" like this; Furthermore, Run the ScanPST.exe inbox repair tool to verify and repair the .OST file.

Ellie Mae Encompass - Top Ten List of Failures and Fixes

  Here's A List of Our Best Ellie Mae Encompass Issues and Fixes 1) Cannot Print from eFolder Fix #1 The Fix is to make Adobe Reader the Default Adobe PDF application handler in windows, plus open Adobe Acrobat and then Edit -> Preferences then uncheck "enhanced security" and "protected mode at startup" checkboxes.  2) Printer Not Activated - Error Code -20 See the previous blog entry about this one. 3) Encompass Crashes when you Use Services such as Credit Check or Employment Verification When you use services that will product a document that is then saved to efolder, you get a application crash.  The issue is often not reproducible. But will happen about 75% of  the time. Solution: Remove the application compatbility flags in the windows registry that contain reference to Adobe Acrobat Here's The Solution Navigate to the following registry locations, using regedit.exe   HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers IgnoreFre

Ellie Mae Encompass: Printer Not Activated, error code -20

When Printing Custom Forms, It Fails To Print with "Printer Not Activated" While printing custom forms from Encompass, all of a sudden it stops being able to print forms and shows "Printer Not Activated, error code -20" It may have worked fine last week, but now it does not.  The solution is to create a windows registry key as follows. Printer Not Activated. Windows cannot print due to a problem with the current printer setup Form Failure Report The Solution Create A registry entry as follows using regedit.exe use regedit.exe to get this key made Set the permissions. That's all it takes.

Ellie Mae Encompass: Failed to Print to EFolder

  Ellie Mae Encompass: Failed to Print to EFolder One of the more recent mysterious failures of Encompass has been a failure to print to the EFolder.  This is usually caused by an errant Windows Update that bodged the EFolder Printer settings.  When using the EFolder, you will see "StartDocPrinter Error = 63" Sometimes you will see this error = 63 Othertimes you will see this error = 63 Other times you will see this error The correct fix is to change the checkbox to EDCPort To Find the Encompass EFolder Properties page, you should type "Printers" in the start menu, then open the printers and devices dialog.  Open the "Encompass EFolder", then "printer properties", then Ports. Then change the checkbox to "EDCPort"

Office 365 Rollback

Office 365: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ClickToRun\OfficeC2RClient.exe" /update user updatetoversion=16.0.12827.20470 Office 2016: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ClickToRun\OfficeC2RClient.exe" /update user updatetoversion=16.0.12827.20470 See the Reddit Post

.htaccess cook book, examples, and favourites

All of My Favourite .HTAccess Examples Wildcard Domain Example #1 This will take your URL request, for and redirect to  Combined with an CNAME Record for @ #### URL Rewrite Handler for Subdomains (by Randall Krause) #### RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.dummysite\.com$ RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(\w+)\.dummysite\.com$ RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI}:%1 !^/([^/]+)/([^:]*):\1 RewriteRule ^(.*)$ /%1/$1 [QSA] Wildcard Domain Example #2 What this does is if user visits:, it will show contents of file: If someone goes to, it will show page: but the URL will remain the same with the subdomain, like and RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.example\.com RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ([^.]+)\.example\.com [NC] RewriteRule ^/?$ /user/profile.php?name=%1 [L] Single Argument Example ## example:

Wordpress Showing Insecure Icon in Address Bar When Using https

Wordpress Site Shows Insecure Icon in Browser Address Bar When Using https Here's a common scenario: you build a new wordpress site, and then decide to turn on https after it's fully built, as a result some of your image assets are still referenced with http vs https.  Chrome and Firefox will show "insecure" when they are loaded.  This is how to change that broken lock symbol to a closed lock symbol. How to Fix There are add-ons that will try to fix this or you can use URL re-writing, or you could edit the SQL database records and change all http to https.  My preferred method is to dump the WP_POSTMETA and WP_POSTS tables from the Wordpress SQL database, then edit the dump files with vim, then load them back in. Dump The Tables Dump the Tables The dump Files Using VIM to edit Use this VIM command Import them now using source command in mysql Summary SSH into your server, then dump the tables, then use vim to search and replace

Top Ten Newfangled Concepts in HTML User Interface Design

My List of Newfangled Concepts in HTML User Interface Design 1) React Web Framework or React JS React is one of the newest kids on the block when it comes to user interface design and development for HTML pages. It was launched in May 2013. See the tutorial below. I am seeing more and more job ads calling for React programmers.  React is free to all. It even has a github where you can get more of it. 2) Angular JS Web Framework Another new kid on the block.  Angular JS is now obsolete and Angular Web is the new defacto kid on the block. 

Find and Remove Incorrect Office 2019 Keys

Find and Remove Incorrect Office 2019 Keys Remove a bad key that you installed previously. Using cmd.exe DOS prompt in elevated mode. in this directory C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office16 Office 2016 / 2019: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office16 or C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16 Office 2013: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15 or C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15 look for ospp.vbs Looking for ospp.vbs Show the keys Now you can check the license status by running the script called ospp.vbs, which is located in your Office program folder. cscript ospp.vbs /dstatus (will show you the keys circled) Remove the keys To remove your Office product key, you need to use the /unpkeyswitch, along with the last 5 characters of the product key. cscript ospp.vbs /unpkey:{last five characters of product key} Using key tool See:

How to Convert Cisco 7965G from SCCP to SIP Firmware Load

SIP Firmware Load on Cisco 7965G First Step is to get the firmware from 3CX Then follow these steps: When SCCP is loaded:     Complete the following steps:     Unplug the power cable from the phone, hold dows the # key, and     then plug the power cable in again.     The phone begins its power up cycle.     Release the # key after the Speaker button is no longer     lit.     You should see the following message on the phone:     "Reset key sequence detected"     Press 123456789*0# within 60 seconds after the Headset, Mute,     and Speaker buttons begin to flash.     If you enter this key sequence correctly, the phone displays     this prompt:     Keep network cfg? 1 = yes 2 = no     In order to maintain the current network configuration settings     for the phone when the phone resets, press 1. In order to reset the     network configuration settings when the phone resets, press 2. After SIP is loaded: Unlock the Config and Set the TFTP