Category: Software

BeLarc Advisor (download)

So I wanted to find the key for the version of Windows 7 I have running on one partition, and, I couldn’t find the damned thing using regedit. Belarc Advisor is a handy little program that will find keys for your operating system (and other software keys) and profile your system, generally. It’s freeware but, …


Thunderbird for Windows, versions and downloads

Why did I Make This Page? I really like the Thunderbird email client from Mozilla. On Windows the configuration and data folders are all stored in one place (C:\Users\Usernname\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird) and can easily be copied and moved to a new installation. In other words, you can migrate your Thunderbird setup from install to another with relative …


Fast Preview – a Pica View replacement for 64-bit Windows

I was seriously missing an old software favorite, “Pica View”, when running a 64-bit version of Windows Server 2008. Luckily, I found “Fast Preview”, which functions almost identically. It was malware and spyware free, and, it works great! A big “thank you” to the developer….. Download Fast Preview


Magento – Database server does not support the InnoDB storage engine

Here’s a fairly common problem you may run into when attempting to install Magento. You’ll get the error “Database server does not support the InnoDB storage engine”. All is not lost, here, although I had a helluva time finding the information that would allow me to work around this problem. If you’re running your own …


MagicJack reinstall/upgrade files

I’ve got an older MagicJack and the thing has worked great, for years. It’s the kind which has to be plugged into a computer and the thing has always worked well, and, it’s saved me a fortune in long distance charges. But, a year or so ago I’d get an error the first time I’d …