Category Archives: Software

Alert: The Death Of Skype 7 Again

So Skype was going to kill the loved version 7 until it wasn’t going to kill the loved version 7. However, now Skype is going to kill the loved version 7 again.  Makes sense right?

How To: Fix Office Install Error 0-1018

While trying to do an office reinstall, on a windows pc, came across an issue. During the install process, the install would crash and give an Error Code: 0-1018 (0). No matter how many times we tried to do the reinstall, the same error

Classic Skype Is Not Dead Yet

This post goes out to all of those “Old School” folks that use Skype, and who were dreading the impending death of Skype 7.0 (AKA Classic Skype). Per Microsoft’s previous statements, as of September 1st, everyone was going to be required to move to the

How To Force Restart iPhones (6,7,8,X)

For some reason, when many people think Apple products, they think good quality and no problems. Well, SURPRISE, the quality may be good but the no problems idea is SO NOT REALITY. This is especially true with the latest version of iOS, version 11

How To Lock Windows PC Via Desktop File

Whenever I step away from my windows pc, I like to lock the screen. This way anyone who walked up to my pc, only gets to see the welcome screen. The easiest way I find to lock my pc is simply to have an icon

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Yahoo Messenger – It’s Over

Couple of day’s ago, Tech Geek and More posted about the Final 48 Hrs for Yahoo Messenger.  The post went over parts of the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) about the pending demise of one of the original instant messenger clients on the web.

Deal Alert: Dropbox Plus via Prime Day

Update – Offer has ended  For those who use the basic version of Dropbox (the 2GB version) or who are considering opening an account, Amazon has a deal you want to look at.  As part of Amazon Prime Day, the 1TB version of Dropbox Plus

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Final 48 Hrs For Yahoo Messenger

So we have reached the Final 48 Hrs for Yahoo Messenger.  Yahoo Messenger which was one of the first mass accepted instant messenger application has been helping people communicate since it was first released on March 9th, 1998 (Originally released as Yahoo! Pager).

Yahoo Messenger Shutting Down

So it seems another anchor of the 90’s internet is now going away. According to a message posted today on the Yahoo help page, Messenger will be  shutting down in July.