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Mystery: HDMI stopped working in Bell PVR 9242

Yesterday my TV went black screen on my Bell PVR 9242, resetting did not help, changing cables either, the HDMI port was not working. same cable worked OK on other devices, so I switched to component video to watch survivor season finale. this morning turned on the TV and PVR and voilá.. the HDMI works […]

WD My Passport Escential SE USB 3.0 1TB not recognized by Windows

It has been a few weeks trying to figure it out this problem, my new Western Digital drive model WDBACX0010BBK, 1TB USB 3.0 was working fine in MAC OS X snow leopard but when plugged into windows 7 the operating system did not recognize the drive. not even appearing in Windows Disk Manager. Originally I […]

use your iphone in Italy with a Local pre-paid Vodafone micro sim

you can use your Iphone in italy without paying roaming fees, just get a local micro sim card in any vodafone italia store. here the instructions step by step: 1) go to a vodafone store, and ask for a pre-paid Vodafone Micro-SIM 128K the cost is 30 euro. 2) ask to activate the sim with […]

installing vyprvpn certificate for MAC OS X: message “keychain access wants to use the privateencrypteddatak”

when trying to install vyprvpn certificate for MAC OS X as per instructions from vyprvpn a message appears on keychain: “keychain access wants to use the privateencrypteddatak”. the solution: – uninstall adobe air. – go to keychain and delete all entries for privateencrypteddatak – repeat the process of importing vyprvpn certificate. – re-install adobe air