Fixes, Quickbooks, Tech Blog, Tech Random's, Tips and Tricks

Quickbooks – set excel to open with macros enabled when running reports.

Quickbooks typically allows you to open excel reports with macros already enabled.  But some of their “other” reports open Excel directly.  When it does, it opens the file as a temporary file, and subsequently not a “trusted location” in excel. While it’s easy to get around this, save the workbook to a trusted location (i.e., My Documents) then reopen it…

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Android, Fixes, Microsoft, Tech Random's, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized, Weird Tech Issues

Google Play Family Library fails with Minecraft License Error – Android

Minecraft has been a staple in my household for years.  It just makes sense our offspring would love it too.  We set out to install Minecraft on one of their tablets and to my surprise, it said: “install”.  Normally indicating no costs. Great!  I assumed it was free from all of the other “marketplace” items for sale now, especially with…

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Fixes, Robocopy, Tech Blog, Tips and Tricks

Robocopy Hides Destination Folder

The root cause is you are transferring from the root directory. There are many suggestions on how to fix/correct/prevent this but /A-:SH Did not work /A:-SH errors out Excluding “System Volume Information” Did not work Fix:   run cmd from the parent folder of the hidden folder notice it starts at that path! 😀 run the following command: attrib -R…

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Fixes, Tech Random's, Windows

DJI Assistant 2 error: An app has been blocked for your protection.

The Issue: When running DJI Assistant 2.exe you encounter the following error: User Account Control This app has been blocked for your protection. An administrator has blocked you from running this app.  For more information, contact the administrator. DJI Assistant 2.exe Publisher: Unknown File origin: Hard drive on this computer Program location: “C:\Program Files (x86)\DJI Product\DJI Assistant 2 For Phantom\DJI…

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Those mysterious cloudberry errors

Started using cloudberry again.  When it works, it works great.  But, its awful when it comes to error messages.  Going to start listing those errors here, and hopefully what worked to get past it. 3-24 “Failed The system cannot find the path specified. Open” Open what exactly?  Lets dig deeper… Log file shows: System.IO.IOException The system cannot find the path…

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Command to end Unifi service

Error:unifi is still running and cannot be installed Run this command using command promp copy and paste each line in a command prompt window and press enter.cd “%UserProfile%\Ubiquiti UniFi\”java -jar lib\ace.jar stopsvcjava -jar lib\ace.jar stop Stop mongod.exe in task manager before (re)installing If this fails, stop all processes related to Java. If you want a batch file, open notepad, enter…

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Fixes, Hyper-V, Linux, Tips and Tricks, Weird Tech Issues

Error when expanding partition on CentOS Linux on a Hyper-V virtual machine.

Error when expanding partition on CentOS Linux on a Hyper-V virtual machine. Error creating partition on /dev/sda: Command-line `parted –align optimal –script “/dev/sda” “mkpart \”\” ext2 ******MiB ************b”” exited with non-zero exit status 1: Error: The Backup GPT table is not at the end of the disk, as it should be.  This might mean that another operating ystem believes the…

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