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How to remote reboot an Axis Camera via FTP.

Remotely rebooting an Axis IP Camera via FTP Here is the process to reboot the camera remotely via FTP. 1. In Windows, open the Command Prompt 2. At the command prompt, type in (without quotes) “FTP <ip address of the camera>” 3. You should be now asked to enter a username. Enter the username and […]

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How secure is it to use a VPN, and Do you need one?

How secure is a VPN? A reliable virtual private network (VPN) can be a safe way to browse the internet. VPN security can protect from IP and encrypt internet history and is increasingly used to prevent snooping by government agencies. However, VPNs are not able to keep you safe in all scenarios. If you are […]

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Touch ID isn’t working on your Mac?

Do you have one of those new keyboards from Apple with Touch ID? Better make sure you have the proper version of MacOS and a Mac with Apple silicon. If you can’t unlock your Mac using Touch ID, can’t enroll a fingerprint, or can’t use Touch ID to enter your password, learn what to do. […]

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What does it look like inside a Hard Drive?

Ever wanted to see what it looked like inside a Hard Drive?

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Allow Cookies in Safari

What to do when your site needs cookies using Safari.

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How to reset your AirPods and AirPods Pro

You might need to reset your AirPods if they won’t charge, or to fix a different issue. Put your AirPods in their charging case, and close the lid. Wait 30 seconds. Open the lid of your charging case. On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, go to Settings > Bluetooth and tap the More Info button  next to […]

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Retrieving passwords from veeam backup servers

One of our readers asked this question. So here is the answer. This requires that you have Admin access to your Veeam server and have installed SQL Management studio. From SQL management studio (of any SQL management interface access method) run the following again the veeam management database: SELECT TOP (1000) [id] ,[user_name] ,[password] ,[usn] […]

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Ubiquity Dream Machine Pro -> SonicWall (VPN How-to)

I migrated from a SonicWall firewall to a UDMP about 4 months ago. I have been mostly happy with the move. Obviously, I do IT for a living and the UDMP caught my attention. Part of the reason was the price and it was time to renew my SonicWall maintenance agreement. So I made the […]

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Tech Tip: Enabling iOS Wi-Fi Calling

Make a call with Wi-Fi Calling With Wi-Fi Calling, you can make or receive a phone call if you have a Wi-Fi connection in an area with little or no cellular coverage. Learn how to make a voice call using Wi-Fi Calling. Place Wi-Fi calls from your iPhone Turn on Wi-Fi calling in Settings > […]

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How to fix Alienware Error The Dell Client Management Service is disabled

Are you also facing the Alienware Error-The Dell Client Management Service is disabled on your PC? Read the full article to know more about this issue and learn how you can fix it. Alienware is the gaming laptop series from a well-known laptop manufacturer of the World, Dell. These laptops offer a high-end gaming experience with […]

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