July 12 2017 Windows Update Killed Firefox. How I got FF to work.

I woke up to an update from Windows on July 12th, 2017. It happened in the background while working and it restarted by itself. I usually let these happen, so no big deal. When it restarted, I was in an endless loop of firefox crashing. Uninstalled, reinstalled, lost all bookmarks, etc. Very frustrated. I was …

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SOLVED Macrium Reflect FREE larger hard drive to smaller! (With ONLY Macrium Reflect Free)

I was upgrading my computer to a SSD drive that had a smaller capacity than my current one, and I thought it was going to be an easy process. Once I had the new SSD drive in place, I started Macrium Reflect FREE and then got a message stating that there was not enough space …

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ZC01 / Z01 – Smartwatch Android 5.1 – Custom Watch Faces With WatchSquare

Below are the notes on the ZC01 / Z01 smartwatch that I found while using it (start of a manual?). I wanted to change the watch face to something more personalized, but couldn’t find anything in the play store that suited what I needed. So, I wrote an app. I call it WatchSquare. Since I …

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Carvana.com Truly the best car buying experience I have had.

If you have ever traded or even bought a car at any brick-and-mortar dealership, you know how rushed and icky it feels. You always feel like you got duped. Luckily, there is now an option for the computer generation! I had been researching buying a used car for two months, due to a circumstance that …

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How to make a negative / inverse / opposite/ mirror image (NIOM) mold with the XackPhobe Method

While pondering the creation of a kit car, I came across the issue of getting the car exactly mirrored on both sides. Some people suggested that you get it digitally scanned and then 3D printed. Others suggested buying something that would be malleable, make a mold, then pop it out backwards to make another mold …

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SOLVED WordPress wp-admin redirect loop can’t log in lost css

The last two updates of WordPress (4+) have produced a redirect loop when attempting to log into the wp-admin page. I went through numerous solutions found online and the one that worked for me was to change the permissions on the wp-login.php file (in the root directory) to 644. It seems that when doing the …

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Xack’s Frozorganizers! Color-coded freezer bags!

So, the latest idea I am putting “out there” is my Frozorganizer Freezer Bag System (On Indiegogo). It consists of several different colors of gallon freezer bags that are also labeled. Red for beef, green for vegetables, etc. Here’s the idea: Heavy duty freezer bags that are color coded and pre-labeled with the type of …

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