Size Matters! (At least for passwords)

October 12, 2016 TechGuy 0

I find the gif below interesting since most of the people I know gawk at my lengthy passwords. I can only imagine what people are using for their passwords. I go by this rule of thumb, well at least now I do: Do not use the same password twice. Have […]

Windows Bulk Rename Utility

October 5, 2016 TechGuy 0

I’ve used this program for a year now and it’s great for renaming bulk files. You can do just about any kind of renaming that you want with it. Some of the reviews that I’ve seen say it’s cluttered. I disagree. I am a programmer and if I had to […]

Ubuntu – Disable ssh root direct login

October 4, 2016 TechGuy 0

For security reasons it is not a good idea to permit ssh root direct login, it is better to login as another user, and then switch to root using the ‘su -‘ comand, to do this, you need to disable root from login directly using ssh protocol, this will decrease […]

Windows Logon Type Codes

October 4, 2016 TechGuy 0

I found a great article on the logon types for windows that you will see in the event viewer. Above is an example of a logon failure that I am referring too. All credit goes to the original author here. Event IDs 528 and 540 signify a successful logon, event […]

Web Forms / MVC From 50k Feet

September 30, 2016 TechGuy 0

Not sure where I found this. If I find the author, I’ll give that person the credit. Anyhow, it’s a short but good explanation of the difference between Asp.Net Web Forms and MVC: Enjoy.

How to generate a random password in C# or VB.NET

September 30, 2016 TechGuy 0

Original post taken from here. These code samples demonstrate how to generate a strong random password, which does not contain ambiguous characters (such as [1,l,I] or [O,0]). A strong password must be at least eight characters long and contain a combination of lower- and upper-case letters, numbers, and special characters. […]

Stop Print logging in event viewer

September 30, 2016 TechGuy 0

By default, Windows NT logs every print job processed by the server in the System Log. This can be disabled using the following procedure: Warning:Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious, system-wide problems that may require you to reinstall Windows NT to correct them. Run REGEDT32.EXE. Go to: \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Providers From the Edit […]