Searching for images with no metadata or no metadata in specific fields?

By entering xnoword search into the search box, you will get hits in images which do not have metadata. When searching for xnoword in a specific field, you will get hits for images where that field is empty.     Note: For indexed archives you also need to make sure that the fields that you… Continue reading Searching for images with no metadata or no metadata in specific fields?

Showing 32-bit registry entries on 64-bit versions of Windows

As 64-bit processors become increasingly prolific, so do 64-bit installations of the operating system. However, most software is still written in 32-bit, which shouldn’t cause any significant problems for most end-users. However, if you need to modify or remove the registry entries for a 32-bit program, you won’t find it where you expect to.  … Continue reading Showing 32-bit registry entries on 64-bit versions of Windows

Using MSTSC to connect to a console mode session.

One of the most important tools in any sysadmin’s tool kit is the ability to remote control servers and client computers. Being able to quickly connect to Terminal Services is a great way to do so. If you’re like me, you leave a few windows open whenever you leave a machine, and a neat trick… Continue reading Using MSTSC to connect to a console mode session.

Deleting a service from the command prompt

Sometimes, as an administrator, you will need to remove a service from Windows. This can be because it is malfunctioning, and reinstalling the software it came with does not solve the issue, or because an uninstall of the software it came with does not solve the actual problem. Whatever the cause, removing a service takes… Continue reading Deleting a service from the command prompt

Configuring multiple sites in FotoWeb Desktop for iPhone

Once FotoWeb Desktop for iPhone has been initialized and configured for the first time, it will store the server host name you specified so you won’t have to type it again the next time you connect.   If, however, you would like to connect to another FotoWeb server, you can easily change the connection. To… Continue reading Configuring multiple sites in FotoWeb Desktop for iPhone

Password protecting your FotoStation Configuration

As a system administrator, you may want to limit access to certain program features in FotoStation, and even access to the entire configuration dialog, as well as prevent users from accessing certain types of side panels and program functions.   Security settings are accessed from the Configuration Menu, under General:     To prevent unauthorized… Continue reading Password protecting your FotoStation Configuration