Convert Windows Vista or Win7 Contacts to OSX

If you’ve recently purchased a Mac, the process of converting windows files to the OSX address book is a poor process, particuarly if the Windows machine is no longer running. Don’t sweat it.  If you can get the files, located in various folders to the...

Mac OSX Command Line Trash

After seeing the link at http://www.interworks.com/blogs/ckaukis/2010/02/11/simple-command-line-trash, I decided to do this… a couple other notes…   Enter  “sudo nano /bin/trash” without quotes, enter your password Enter the following two...

Macro to Remove Hyperlinks in Excel

Removing Hyperlinks in Excel 1. Start the VBA Editor – Press ALT + F11 2. On the left, double click your worksheet or workbook and copy and past the following: Sub RemoveHyperlinks() ActiveSheet.Hyperlinks.DeleteEnd Sub 3. Click save. 4. Go back to your...

Change Owner in Windows

How Do I Change the Registered Owner and Organization Name of Windows Scenario:  Either you have purchased a pre-owned PC or you have a PC which has exchanged hands somehow and Windows reports it is registered to a person and/or an organization which is not longer...

Get Service Tag from Command Prompt in Windows

The Problem: You need a service tag quick, fast, and in a hurry. You’re armed with nothing but a command prompt.   The Solution: Open up that command prompt, and type in “wmic systemenclosure get serialnumber” — that’s the magic spell...

Two Useful Tricks in Windows for Network

You’re working on a network and trying to find a device, but can’t remember the IP address and you don’t have NMAP handy…This is particularly significant when dealing with network printers, etc.  The two useful sequences are: 1. You may try...