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Clinton vs. Trump – Dream of non-politician in White House trumps the dream of a woman in there

2016/12/01
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Clinton vs Trump

  Summary: This article explains one overriding reason people voted for Trump.  He is not a politician.  He is a businessman.  Trump supporters choose to vote for a businessman outside of Washington over a familiar woman-politician.  Trump supports hope that this choice will allow to curb irresponsible Government spendings.   Did you notice that when you argue with a person of other denomination you often think that they speak of strange, irrelevant, even wrong things? You hear arguments, and ideas, and event terminology that is irrelevant or inacceptable to you. At least that was my experience. During pre-election coverage and discussions, I noticed the same tendency – supporters of opposing candidates were bringing up…

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Save and Restore Registry Security with Microsoft SubInACL

2017/04/29
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Problem You need to search and replace large registry databases with a set of new values.  You have a third-party utility to do the job, but this utility can only update values writable by administrator.  Thousands of registry keys are owned by NT Service\TrustedInstaller and protected even for Administrators.  What to do? If you simply…

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Body, Mind and Decision Making

2017/04/28
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Processing-Requests

  Going Nowhere, Aiming for Nothing Instead of going to the forest, to my favorite bog, I stayed home to write.  That is in accordance with principle “Going nowhere, aiming for nothing”.  Instead of fighting traffic, biking through the bumpy path and covering myself with a bug spray from head to toe, I just took a…

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IE10 is not saving passwords and user names

2017/04/27
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IE10 is not saving passwords and user names

I hope this post will help a lot of frustrated users out there. PROBLEM: IE10 was working fine, but at one point it stopped saving user names and passwords for web sites. This most securely-configured browser, so switching was not an option.   Here is my solution.  Please see, if it works for you. SOLUTION: For…

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Sep 3 MON – From Rome back to Boston

2017/04/26
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13-46 EST Data used

  We took an early breakfast, and left the hotel at 08:24.  I put another €23 worth of benzene into the car to top it off, and we returned the car to the airport at 08:57 with 11109 km on odometer. Here is a breakdown for days, kilometers, liters and Euros that we used during…

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Using Ajax Toolkit Controls on Pages With Other Scripts and Master Pages

2017/04/25
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Ajax Extended Calendar

[ASP.NET – This  material was tested on Win7, W2K8 Server,  IS7 and IIS 7.5  and Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2010]   Install Proper Version Download and unzip proper version form http://ajaxcontroltoolkit.codeplex.com/releases/view/76976 Open the site where you intend to uses Ajax Controls, Follow  generic instruction and add a new control tab inside your Visual Studio or Web…

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History of Panama Canal (1513 – 1915) Connecting Dots on the Map

2017/04/24
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What is an isthmus? It is a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas. Why Panama? Because it is irresistible. It was irresistible for everyone, who looked at the map of Americas for 400 years. At first, they search for a open waterway. There was none. Then…

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Stuck in MSCONFIG Diagnostic startup? – Steps to fix

2017/04/23
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MSCONFIG - Diagnostic Startup

XPS12 is back online. I experienced a mini-crisis of my own creation.  My 3-year old Dell XPS 12 laptop with latest Win 10 Pro build started to misbehave here and there, and I used MSCONFIG and set computer to Diagnostic startup – the option in the middle. That locked laptop from starting up properly.  Laptop…

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Sep 2 SUN – Last day in Rome [… in progress …]

2017/04/22
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[…in progress…] Today, Sunday September 2, I woke up at 7:30 and immediately drove 600 meters to a nearest gas station and put 35 liters of benzene for €70.  Around 9:00 we had a good breakfast.  I even ate a boiled egg and some bacon. Hotel staff recommended taking a car to a free parking…

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Store ASP.NET User Security Inside Your SQL Database

2017/04/21
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How to move all ASP.NET security tables to your custom SQL database and how make it all work together. Consists of three steps: -01- Create security tables in your current custom database; -02- Generate a machine key -03- Modify web.config

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Notes after Woodstock Fruit Festival 2016

2017/04/20
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Notes after Woodstock Fruit Festival 2016

  Woodstock Fruit Festival was held from August 21 to August 28, 2016. This page will eventually grow with more and more pictures from various days of this week-long event. Most of this will be interesting for the actual participants of the Woodstock Fruit Festival that has nothing to do with Woodstock. 2016-08-25 THU Camp Walden –…

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XML Parsing Error in Firefox; Cannot Display This Feed in IE

2017/04/19
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Firefox-XML-Parsing-Error

This article describes, how to fix RSS Feed error messages in WordPress. In Firefox the error is “XML Parsing Error”.  In IE you see “Internet Explorer cannot display this feed”.   Symptoms When you click on RRS link in WordPress (or bbPress), you are getting this error message (see images bellow).  The message is different…

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