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Using WOL to remotely wake-up your PC

Using WOL to remotely wake-up your PC

Send a magic packet to your PC and wake it from sleep

I often find myself needing to remotely access my PC from work or from a friend’s or family’s house to grab a few pictures or documents I omitted to bring along with me. Thankfully, my computers are setup to be arisen from their slumber with nothing more than a properly-shaped packet of data sent to the right place. Once online, I can log into the machine via Remote Desktop, Telnet, SSH or VNC/Log Me In.

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World of Warcraft Tweaks

World of Warcraft Tweaks and Fun Stuff

Make it better, faster and even bloodier

While World of Warcraft isin’t exactly the most system intensive game out there, there are some gamers who just need the extra framerates or simply like to customize their gaming experience as much as they can. In this article, I’ll be exploring several lesser known tweaks and variables to get the most out of the MMORPG we all love.

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Speed up and secure Google Chrome/Firefox by using a RAM disk

Speed up and secure Google Chrome/Firefox by using a RAM disk

Moving your browser's cache to a RAM disk

It’s no secret that Google’s Chrome browser is fast. Really, really fast. But with a little help from our friend the RAM disk, we can make it even faster. If you’ve never used a RAM disk before, you’ve been missing out on a potential speed increase, especially those of you on laptops who often have slower hard drives than their desktop counterparts, but plenty or RAM.

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WAMP

How to install, setup and configure WordPress on your PC

Run Wordpress on your PC using WAMP Server

WAMP Server (short for Windows Apache, MySQL and PHP) installs and runs some of the most popular server applications locally, all in one easy package allowing you to run a fully-functional WordPress installation on your home machine, server or even in a virtual machine.

In this article, we’ll be looking at WAMP Server 2.0i, its installation, configuration and how to drop in WordPress so we can develop themes locally and work on our websites away from the public eye, or without an internet connection.

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Easy user registration and login/logout in Wordpress

Easy user registration and login/logout in WordPress without plugins

Let users register and login from your front page

Only a few days after launching my new blog design, I’ve already received a couple of e-mails from other WordPress users asking me how I implemented the registration and login function of my blog from the front page, and the answer couldn’t be any simpler. Using a few simple preset PHP functions and a couple of specific name values, we can let users register, login and log out from anywhere we want.

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