How to make Selective Black and White images in Photoshop

You've probably seen photos around the internet where the majority of the picture is black and white and there are specific parts of the image that are left in color. If you're wondering how to do this, you can actually use Photoshop. Depending on the image, it can be a little tidious to do, but [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:55:22-05:00June 16th, 2015|Categories: Photography, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Add a Copyright Watermark to a Batch of Photos in Photoshop

As a newcomer to the photography scene, my wife and I are starting to get our feet wet with Photoshop and photo editing. I created a transparent watermark already and I can copy it into an image just fine. After doing a large photo shoot, we realized it would take a long time to watermark [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:55:23-05:00June 13th, 2015|Categories: Photography, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Fix: Outlook Error Message “Either there is no default mail client or the current mail client cannot fulfill the messaging request. Please run Microsoft Outlook and set it as the default mail client.”

If you're running Microsoft Outlook you may have run into this error message. The Microsoft KB article says you can run into it when trying to send an email from a third party app. I've also read where Adobe Acrobat can cause it. For me, I'm running Windows 10 Technical Preview and Office 365. The [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:55:32-05:00March 14th, 2015|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , |14 Comments

Windows 8.1 & Windows 10 Update Error 0xC1900101-0x40017 Solved

I've had some difficulties when it comes to upgrading my Samsung Windows Tablet. Last year when Windows 8.1 Preview was released, I kept running into 0xC1900101 errors and this post walks through those fixes. Now with Windows 10 Technical Preview, I was able to upgrade from 8.1 to the first release of Windows 10, but [...]

How To Fix: WMI Error In Event Viewer Windows 7

If you're troubleshooting issues on your computer and you've come across an error in the Windows Application Event Viewer Log regarding the WMI service in Windows 7, here's a fix for you. Event Viewer Details Log Name - Application Source - WMI EventID - 10 Level - Error User - N/A OpCode - Info Task [...]

Tech Tip: Excel Conditional Formatting – Highlighting or Underlining Every Nth Row

If you're a Microsoft Excel user, you might be familiar with Conditional Formatting where you can set certain rules to cells based on values and information in them. For the past few years, I've used a spreadsheet that I had to enter data off of and every 12th row I had to stop and page [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:55:57-05:00December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Tech Tip: Fix For “Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network” error on Windows XP

When you try to logon the wireless network, you may end up getting this error message: “Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network xxxx”. This error is normally related to the authentication on a wireless network, usually because the Windows is looking for 802.1x connection by mistake. Step [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:56:00-05:00November 12th, 2014|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tech Tip: Faster App Startup Windows 8 and Windows 10

Ever since Windows Vista, Microsoft has added a startup delay for apps. This remains true in Windows 8 and even the new Windows 10 Technical Preview. The good news is that you can do a simple registry tweak to disable this startup delay. If you have a lot of startup processes then this could actually [...]

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