Bioshock on Windows 10

After spending almost three hours trying to get Bioshock (the first game) working on my Windows 10 computer (upgraded from Windows 7), I determined that the issue was related to the initialisation of the audio device (regardless of what the audio device actually is / was). I’ve got a Creative Sound Blaster Audigy sound card, […]

Get Cisco VPN Client Working on Windows 8.1

I recently needed to be able to use the Cisco VPN Client (I’m specifically referring to version: on 32bit Windows and version: on 64bit Windows, although this fix would apply to earlier versions as well) on my Windows 8.1 (32bit Windows) tablet (Acer Iconia), but was not able to connect to my remote VPN endpoint. […]

How to Factory Reset a Cisco ASA 5512-X IPS

I recently ran into a situation with a new Cisco ASA 5512-X IPS where I needed to fully reset it back to its factory default settings (ok, I entered a password incorrectly, twice. Thankfully it wasn’t in production yet). After some searching and reading, I came up with the following (get out of jail) process. […]

Unlimited Licence for HyperVM

Borrowed straight from here at the time of writing: Useful if you are getting the error message: “The system is not at present working because there is not enough license for vps_num” or something similar. Do the following 3 steps: Replace the file located at: /usr/local/lxlabs/hypervm/httpdocs/htmllib/phplib/lib/licenselib.php with this file. Run: cd /usr/local/lxlabs/hypervm/httpdocs/ Run: lphp.exe ./htmllib/lbin/getlicense.php Done!