Install firmware using LEGO MindStorms

First, make sure you have EV3 software from LEGO. Once you have it launched up, go to Tools and select Firmware Update. Next to Online Updates, click Check. Then, click Browse. Select the firmware and then click Open. Connect (via USB) your LEGO creation. Under Firmware, click Download. Watch the progress. Once it's done, you'll […]

Setting a signature line for your SI e-mail – Microsoft Outlook edition

To set up your SI signature in Microsoft Outlook, do the following: Click on File and select Options. From the left side, select Mail. Then, on the right side, select Signatures. Make sure you're on the E-mail Signature tab. And, if you're creating a new signature (as opposed to editing an existing one), click New, […]

Error 0x80070190 when activating Microsoft Office 2010

Had this happen once on a Windows machine. Microsoft has several solutions outlined at When attempting to activate Office 2010 receive error "An unspecified error has occurred. Your request cannot be processed at this time. Please try again later. (0x80070190)" The one that worked for me was 3. Change the UserOperations key under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform to […]

Packaging Adobe Acrobat for Windows from Adobe CS6 Master Collection

It's fairly straightforward to make à la carte packages for Mac using AAMEE if you have a site license. I thought it'd be equally straightforward to do so for Windows as well. There is one exception—Adobe Acrobat Pro. Every time I tried to install it based on the build, the installer would just die in […]