Category: HowTo

HowTo: Backup/Synchronize files and folders using SyncToy

Overview SyncToy is a free application from Microsoft. It can be very useful for keeping two folders identical between user accounts, across network drives, or for backup purposes. It does not have as many features as a full, commercial backup application, but it can be useful for light-duty backup and sync.  Download and Install You…


HowTo: Install VMWare ESXi 4.1 on ASUS P5Q-E

Overview VMWare’s ESXi is a bare metal hypervisor that can host your virtual machines. ESXi is meant to be installed on server hardware, but it will run on most PC hardware. The issue you will run into when installing on PC hardware is driver support. The ESXi installation will fail without a proper LAN driver,…


HowTo: CSS code boxes

The easiest way to create boxes for code in your website is to use CSS. This can be done by setting up your own custom element, or by defining the <pre> tag. I like to use the <pre> tag because it obeys spaces and line breaks. This is fine as long as you don’t want to use…