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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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Removing password from PDF file

Why remove a password? Password removal is one of those questions people wonder about but are often afraid to ask. While it may sound like a suspicious question, more often than not, passwords need to be removed for benign purposes. The most common reason to remove a password from protected PDF files is a simple […]

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Fixing Universal Control if it’s not working

After upgrading to macOS 12.3 and iPadOS 15.4, one of my Macs refused to work with Universal Control. I did a lot of digging and figured out everything I could about when it does and doesn’t work. Both devices must be signed into the same iCloud account Your devices must be compatible with the feature Bluetooth […]

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Restart or Force Restart 2020 iPad Pro – Step by Step

Another common question I get is in that rare occasion that your iPad locks up on you how do you restart or force restart it. Since the new 2020 iPad Pro does not feature a Home button. If your device freezes, there’s not much that you can do but to restart or force restart your […]

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How do I stop Microsoft Teams from autoloading?

I get this question very often from my customers, so here is how to do it. Method 1: Disable from Task Manager You can disable Microsoft Teams from Task Manager and it will not start up automatically: Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc key to open Task Manager. Go to Startup tab. Click on Microsoft Teams, and click on Disable. Method 2: […]

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Good computers – Easy on the Wallet

I’m quite often asked to find people computers, so here is a list of some that I like that you can get on Amazon for a reasonable price. If your looking under the renewed category:

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