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How To Convert .m4a .mka .mp4 to .mp3 (And other formats) With FLV Crunch On The Mac OS

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I like listening to audio books and presentations while I’m driving, but the problem is, most of the files that I find online are usually in the form of a video. That makes it unplayable on my music player. I skipped over a few files before I finally prodded myself to go search for a solution on the Mac, and I was pleasantly surprised with what I found. FLV Crunch is a free software...

How To Use Home and End Keys in Gmail in Firefox on the Mac OS

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While I love my MacBook Pro, I have issues with certain things in the usability department. For instance, after all that talk about a controlled User Interface and cross-application consistency, we still get hit with some pretty annoying bugs. Just like trying to use the Home and End keys in Gmail in Firefox – the default method (where you hit Cmd+left for home, or Cmd+right for end) just...

How To Solve Windows 7 Activation Error 0x8007232B DNS Name does not exist

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If you’re trying to activate Windows 7, and are faced with the following error: Error Code: 0x8007232B Description: DNS Name does not exist You can try this to solve the problem. Search for “cmd”, then right-click on “cmd.exe” and choose to “Run as adminstrator” (this is important!) Then type these: slmgr.vbs -ipk [Your Windows 7 Product Key with the...

How To Search For ID Values In A Different Worksheet With Excel VBA

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This Excel VBA function allows you to take a column of values (e.g. ID numbers) in one worksheet, and use that to get corresponding values that are in a second worksheet. If you understand SQL, it’s something like: SELECT b.country FROM idtable as a, countrytable as b WHERE a.id=b.id I’ll explain the scenario further with screenshots, but basically we have one worksheet having client...

How To Solve The Problem of No Internet Connectivity with VirtualBox

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I tried launching a Windows XP guest using VirtualBox (a free virtualisation software), and found myself in a copy of Windows without network connectivity. It was a trying problem that took me forever to figure out, but I managed to solve this problem by using the Intel network driver instead of the default PCnet-FAST III adapter (which seems to be hugely unpopular, at least from what the search...

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