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Lorem ipsum

Posted by in Office

No it’s not a test post, and no it’s not a mistake! I find myself prototyping documents at times when I need to fill them and I’m sure most of you have seen the Lorem ipsum paragraph showing up in documents. What I know but can’t remember when I need it, is how Microsoft Word provides an easy way to insert either Lorem ipsum text in your document or even random paragraph that contains readable text. For reference, Microsoft article explains different methods that you can read about here: “How…read more

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Remotely accessing admin shares on Windows 10

Posted by in Windows 10

I’m sure I have come across this issue before but never cared to document it here on my blog. And when I do that, I am sure to trip up again and forget what I did to fix it. So this time, I’m going to make sure I put it here for my own benefit. I installed Windows 10 recently to replace aging Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials which was serving as DLNA server to my TV, Xbox One and other DLNA clients in my home. Once installed, I wanted…read more

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Cortana, “You’re Fired”!

Posted by in Cloud, Office 365

I love the intelligence Cortana adds to assist you with your daily tasks, whether you are a Windows 10 user or a phone user (Windows, Android, iPhone). It has been good at things, but not always. And I found myself not relying on it so much as I was when I had Windows Phone. Partly because I prefer native tools where they work. However, the areas of personal assistance weren’t perfect whichever tools you use. Especially for the workflow I rely on. For an example, when I book a flight,…read more

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How to move your WordPress blog to Azure VM – Part 4

Posted by in Azure

I wrote a series of articles on how to move your existing WordPress blog to Azure VM. This is part 4 of a 4 part series. Originally posted on KEMP Technologies blog: http://kemptechnologies.com/blog. Once connected to local MySQL instance, it showed me all the databases that existed. When we installed WordPress using WebPI, it also created a database. I chose to create new database instead that matches the name of the database on my web host. That allowed to me keep migration headaches to minimum and process simple. This also…read more

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How to move your WordPress blog to Azure VM – Part 3

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I wrote a series of articles on how to move your existing WordPress blog to Azure VM. This is part 3 of a 4 part series. Originally posted on KEMP Technologies blog: http://kemptechnologies.com/blog. Backing up site content for your existing WordPress site can be accomplished using FTP or other file transfer options. Many web hosting companies provide a control panel that allows you to visually explore contents of your website in the browser and also allow you to download site content. I chose to download my content using FTP. You…read more

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