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Android cant MTP connect USB

Up until recently with Windows 10 i was able to connect my android device via MTP Mode. One day i went to connect (to add Arnold Schwarzenegger voice to my Waze app 🙂 and found I couldn’t “DO IT NOW!”…

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Cut the (Cable) Cord

Cutting the cord When my daughter was born, the doctor asked me if I wanted to cut the cord. In no way did I ever think the words I then asked her would ever come back in this sort of…

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Nokia Lumia Stuck on Gears

Wanna know what really grinds my gears? I found pretty amazing with the Nokia Lumia 920. I recently received an unlock code from ATT for my Lumia 920. I proceeded to unlock then phone then do a factory reset to…

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IE 10 and SharePoint Explorer View

A few weeks ago I had the unique privilege to be a part of the patching process for an OS patch at Microsoft. The issue arose when folks were trying to open SharePoint in Explorer View mode to upload files…

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The Microsoft Surface Tested

The Microsoft Surface Tested Eric approved. So thankfully many see me as anything further to a yes man or a shill. If something is better I usually will say it. If I think something is terrible and you ask me…

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New Fios Router Cant Remote Desktop

Verizon Fios Cant RDP on internal network So here I am minding my own business moving and bam no more RDP! Seriously, I recently moved and I had Fios at my old home. I turned in my router and all…

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Re Gain access to SQL Server

The other day while installing the latest SharePoint 2013 environment build and I ran into an issue I’ve never seen before. I was getting the error “User does not have permission to perform this action. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 152427)…

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Hard CORE AD Core setup for SharePoint

Hard Core – Core Sever AD and SharePoint When I initially underwent the ordeal to create my virtual environment I had to abide by a few restrictions. The first restriction was that I joined Microsoft 3 months before they rolled…

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Change ring time on Windows Phone 7 Samsung Focus

UPDATE-This works with Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8   I wanted to know how to extend the ring time on my Samsun Focus Windows Phone 7. The ring time is the amount of time your phone will ring…

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What its like to work at Microsoft

After 1 year, what it’s like to work at Microsoft? A year ago, after taking a 1 month hiatus to ski the west, clear my head and prepare myself of the journey that was undoubtedly going to be challenging and…

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