Having this site hosted on has some limitations that I need to overcome if I’m going to be doing this more regularly. So, all of this content has been moved over to the new and much improved Update your whatevers as appropriate. P.S.  Yes, this totally counts as today’s post. Advertisements

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Plist files are found sprinkled throughout OS X and iOS and contain the various configuration settings and other information of use to the OS and applications.

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Blog a day

welcome back! A lot of changes are afoot for 2015.  I am in a position where I’ve decided I need my public persona to be a little more public. So, I’m stealing a move from David Cowen’s playbook and will be doing a blog post a day for the next year. The goal being to […]

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People still use Word macros!?!

I got an interesting email today.     The headers: Received: from ( by ( with Microsoft SMTP Server id 14.2.347.0; Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:02:52 -0400 Received: by with SMTP id cm18so2352642qab.6 for <>; Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:02:51 -0700 (PDT) X-Gm-Message-State: ALoCoQmf9GbcGqvsr0EmNIh1kGul9vAE9+L+H3zfk+CntPSkas8OLcrLeM9ISXmYIS16W57cL4L/f3pUKDnO10Mmi5n9T9cnDERwdGJaTC2EeaIDxh6tMsRjT3Dn47O9O/05tSlXz5UayMWhvD9Scvhx7fCjrrFSy0WYOv7nsHpSYcCzPY/mADE= X-Received: by with SMTP id c50mr52767444qgc.77.1413982971840; Wed, […]

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I’m not sure how I missed it when it came out in 2009, but Peter Norris has put together an absolutely fantastic write up on the internal structures of the Registry. Deep internal knowledge like this is vital when you are finding parts of old registry files in unallocated space, the page file, or memory. […]

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RAW Images

Many digital cameras will compress their images into JPEG files, making them much easier to deal with for the average consumer. But, occasionally, you run across those that take their image capturing seriously who will set their cameras to save the files in “RAW Mode”. What that means depends on the model of camera. IrfanView […]

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