Black Viper
Black Viper
Sep 052004

I have sifted through about 370 E-Mails this morning and it is time for food. I still have around 450+ to go, but I hope to have them all looked at later on tonight. Unfortunately, the average response rate is about 40%.

Sep 042004

I encourage all DNS server administrators and E-Mail server administrators to consider adding a SPF record to help fight spammers using your domain to send their solicitations. More information can be found at

Aug 312004

Mr. Leo Laporte has mentioned me several times on his Radio Show "The Tech Guy" hosted by KFI AM 640. Several of the show notes are listed below. Thank you much Leo! January 3, 2004: January 31, 2004: February 22, 2004: May 30, 2004: In other news, I am working hard on getting my Windows XP information pages updated to reflect the (many) changes in Service Pack 2. They will be posted when I finish. Mr. Leo Laporte has mentioned me several times on his Radio [Continue Reading]

Aug 232004

I did not make my deadline mainly because I wish to catch up on my massive backlog of E-Mail before I post any new content. I still have just over 600 E-Mails waiting to be read. If I do not get back to you, I hope you understand that I cannot answer personal technical support questions. (READ WHY)

Aug 192004

I have made minor adjustments to several Windows XP information pages. Very soon, hopefully this weekend, I will post my Windows XP Service Pack 2 findings relating to services. With around 80 pages of printed text to edit, I may not make my self imposed deadline, but I will try my best.

Aug 192004

With regards to World of Warcraft Beta, I modified a few UI files to make my life (and maybe yours) a bit easier. The changes include: Quest log is instant and shows level numbers Target tool tip moved from the bottom right to top middle of screen Mods that were taken partially from Cosmos: Party HP/Mana/Rage/Energy show always as text Party Buffs (16)/Debuffs (8) always show And something I conjured up myself (the code was always there, just not used): The HP status display bar fades nicely from Green -> [Continue Reading]

Aug 122004

Why can’t I access/check my Hotmail or Yahoo account using my DSL connection? This particular issue came about due to a family member that was unable to check their HTTP E-Mail accounts after a new installation of SBC DSL either by accessing it via a browser or Outlook Express. After over two hours of banging my head against the monitor, I figured out the solution.

Aug 082004

Today, Black Viper and Flipper McQuack will be joined together in marriage. With over 5 years of being together already under our belt, I would like nothing more than to spend the rest of my life with her.