How To Solve The Problem Of Always Having To Log On To A Network Drive In Windows

If you try to map a network drive in Windows, and use different user credentials, you’ll realise that you’ll need to always type in the username and password every single session. If you shut down your computer everyday, that means you’ll need to do this on a daily basis. This is horrible too, if you have programs that automatically try to connect to your network drive, as it’ll most likely just fail. The official solution from Microsoft is to make

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SingTel 3G Mobile Broadband Internet Settings

Following up on my previous post on getting the setting for Starhub 3G APN settings, I got an Android phone with Singtel, and had to play around with the APN settings. If you need the APN settings for Singtel 3G network, then these will work. You can use it in case you’ve loaded a new firmware on your smartphone and lost the APN settings, or if you have a new 3G router that you want to setup a 3G internet

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How To Reset The MySQL Root User Password and Privileges

Problem: I was developing using PHPMyAdmin when I added a new root user (with a host value of %), and removed the rights of the default root user. When you do that, you’ll get a gut-wrenching feel that you just made a huge boo-boo, find that suddenly everything will not work, and kick yourself in the ass. Fortunately, you have a fix. It’s in the mysqld –skip-grant-tables command, but you can’t just run it directly. First of all, fire up

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How To Lock Your Mac Like in Windows

It was in class when I realised that I need to lock my Mac when I had to go to the bathroom, but couldn’t because I didn’t know how to. I didn’t mean a physical lock, but locking my system from other people. Windows has a function that you could just hit Windows Key + L, and your system would be locked, meaning you’d have to enter a password before you can use your computer. So I poked around, and

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How To Enable Macros With A Password-Protected Workbook in Microsoft Excel 2007

Well, guess what, you can’t. Microsoft Office 2007. A brand new way to create frustration in your life. I was trying to create a macro in Microsoft Excel 2007 and nearly tore out my hair. The thing with macros in Excel 2003 was that it was relatively easy to accomplish, but it’s a whole different ballgame in Excel 2007. Here’s an account of what I did, only to discover that there’s no sane way to have macros run in Excel

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Password Protect Sensitive Applications (SMS, Mail) on the iPhone

I have the iPhone, and I’d like to have the functionality to password protect certain applications on it, such as SMS/Text and Mail. It’s just something about me, because sometimes people borrow my phone, and I don’t feel comfortable having my personal information seen and read. Well if you have a jailbroken phone with the Cydia application, then you’re in luck. There’s an application called “Lockdown” that allows you to put a password on any application that you want —

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