Month: March 2012

Removing links in WordPress default widget

Argh – if I don’t write this down I’ll never remember it – and Google searches brought up all kinds of weird data, not related to what I was trying to accomplish. I just wanted to get rid of the some of the links – for instance, the one to WordPress.org – that appear on …


One tough ‘ol guy – fightin’ to hang….

This is T.J. – my oldest, and smallest, buddy…among a few pets. He’s 13 and has a bad heart and no teeth. And he’s not doing very well, today. If he leaves before I do the world will be a much chillier place…. I love his crazy little butt, a lot…. He’s been having seizures, …


Check the activation status of Office 2010

You can check the activation status of MS Office 2010 by doing the following from a command prompt: cd C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14 cscript ospp.vbs /dstatus The above path could be slightly different depending upon your computer’s operating system and architecture – but you get the idea. And, since this is a little tedious and I’m …


HP dc7900e missing drivers – Windows 7

Same thing as the dc7800 – kind of a pain in the butt to find. These are the LMS_SOL and HECL drivers…whatever the hell that means. This is both drivers – for Windows 7, 64-bit – and this zip file is about 75 megabyte. Download missing drivers for dc7900e


$5.00 a gallon gas, soon – and worse!

Globalization and Centralization of Wealth to Grow From The Coast to Coast AM radio program, Catherine Austin Fitts says that the financial paradigm we knew is dieing and a new one is emerging… [audio: http://www.webputzer.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/f.mp3] Catherine Austin Fitts served as managing director and member of the board of directors of the Wall Street investment bank …


Stupidly simple PHP upload script

I’m old and tired – I don’t feel like writin’ a book, here. I needed something that did this and, well, I couldn’t anything. Just download this zip file, unarchive the rascal, and follow the directions – which are really, really, simple. This will allow you to upload files to a web server with little …


SEO Spyglass

This is a pretty nifty suite of tools for optimizing, and, analyzing a web site. This is the free version and it auto-updates. It’s here because every time you download the damned thing they want your email address. Just for the record: it’s probably the nicest set of SEO tools I’ve ever seen. I think …


Video Tutorial: Draw and/or identify a circle

Back To Basics I’d been studying PHP and advanced CSS (and string theory) and realized, suddenly, that I’d forgotten one of the basics – how to draw a circle. I kept getting circles confused with triangles and squares. I found this video extremely helpful. Share the knowledge!


Windows XP Update Agent

I can never find this damned thing. I still use XP because I have older computers and you can’t do updates, after installation, until you install this darned thing….. Update Agent


WordPress on IIS 6 (and IIS 7)

A quick note: it’s simple to set up, and, it runs great. This web site is only in existance because I wanted to see if WordPress would run on IIS 6 (I’ve run Linux servers, for years). I’d read a bunch of posts in which people were having various problems installing, and, running WordPress on …