The IT Crowd (Every Episode)

The IT CrowdWith the announcement that The IT Crowd will be returning for a third season to British Channel 4, I put together YouTube links for all of the episodes from the past two seasons for you to watch. It also looks like a U.S. version will begin airing this fall. Enjoy!

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How to Set Up Your Own Instant Messaging Server

Chat Icon Instant messaging is not just for personal use. It is also a great way for employees to communicate with one another in the corporate world. If you are in IT, then setting up an instant messaging server can be a great benefit to your company. And the best part is that you can set one up without spending a dime. In the following tutorial, I would like to guide you through the easy process of installing my personal favorite IM server software, Openfire.

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How to Automatically Remove Preloaded Software From a New Computer

As a tech, I am constantly setting up new computers. I wish setting them up was as easy as just plugging them in and turning them over to the user but, unfortunately, it’s not. Before I can do this, not only do I have to install all of the typical company software, but I also…

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How to Fix a Stuck or Dead Pixel

Stuck pixel? – fix with JScreenFix or these other tools! Even if you know about jscreenfix, this article will show you how to use jscreenfix in easy steps, plus give you some alternate options like flexcode and the pen tip pixel method. All of these are free! This guide will show you how to fix…

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How to Make an Ethernet Patch Cable

Making an Ethernet patch cable is easier than most people think, and I carry one with me all the time so you know it will be useful. Whether you want to learn to become a Computer Network Technician or just set up a network at home, I am going to share with you one of…

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Linux for Beginners

Linux can be somewhat intimidating if you have never used it before.  But now Linux is more easy to install and use than ever. So if you have been thinking about getting into Linux but haven’t yet taken the plunge, I have some tips and tutorials that I would like to share with you.

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BIOS Beep Codes Desktop Tent and Pocket Guide

I have put together a list of beep codes for the three largest BIOS manufacturers, AMI, Award, and Phoenix that can be folded and set up as a tent card for your desk or used as a pocket guide. I have also provided links to the manufacturer’s websites where I obtained the codes. Enjoy!

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Determine Memory Type Without Opening The Computer

RAM Information Tools With so many different types of RAM these days, purchasing a memory upgrade is not as easy as it used to be. Since there are so many different types, you will want to make sure you know what you need before you place your order. I would like to show you some…

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