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Show passwords in FileZilla [Portable]

Recently I needed to regain access to a client’s FTP site where the password had been lost. Resetting the password was going to be problematic so instead we recovered the password by accessing FileZilla’s saved password list: For Portable FileZilla: FileZillaPortable\Data\settings\sitemanager.xml For regular FileZilla it should be similar to: %APPDATA%\filezilla\sitemanager.xml Open the sitemanager.xml file and browse to the Pass listing for the particular site that you need access to: This instructions are for Windows. I hope they are helpful to you 🙂

Turn off Kindle singles recommendations etc. [SOLVED[

Some Kindle questions from readers: Q1. How do I turn off the annoying Kindle singles crap that takes up half of my Kindle’s screen?! Menu -> Settings -> Device options -> Personalize your Kindle -> Advanced Options -> Cover View Recommendations -> Off Q2. Can I get rid of recomendations, they are way off?! While you are at it, you can also turn off Special Offers Recommendations: Menu -> Settings -> Device options -> Personalize your Kindle -> Advanced Options

Windows Update error 80072f8f [SOLVED]

If you get a Windows Update “error 80072f8f” when you try to Check for Updates, you may need to adjust your computer’s date and time settings! The 80072f8f error generally happens when there is a large discrepancy between your system clock and the Windows Update service…. so when that happens you will get the error and be prevented from receiving updates. 🙁 Thankfully, as mentioned earlier, the fix is generally very easy as you just need to update your computer’s date/time

uTorrent stopped, cannot start [SOLVED]

Q. I am having trouble with my uTorrent program. 🙁 Everything had been working great but now everything is stopped and I cannot get it to connect and download. I have made sure nothing is paused/stopped and I even tried ‘Force Start’ but that didn’t even work. Then things would work again for a bit and stop, it is driving me CRAZY! My internet connection is fine and nothing has changed there. I am hoping you have a suggestion to

How to find/follow twitter username via Hootsuite

Hootsuite is wonderful for keeping up with multiple twitter accounts and other social networks. However, if you are surfing the web and come across a twitter account that you want to follow, it can be a little intuitive to figure out how to follow someone. Therefore, here are the steps: #1 Look for the magnifying glass in the upper right hand corner of the Hootsuite They call that feature ‘Quick Search’ and you can enter a twitter username in and

Error 103 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED) Unknown error.

If you receive this error: Error 103 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED): Unknown error. when when using Google Chrome to visit sites like Amazon , or when trying to place an order on Amazon then you may want to check your extensions/plugins settings: (Click the wrench icon to the right of the Chrome taskbar -> Settings -> Extensions) For me, there was a plugin called: Autocomplete = on1.0 which changes ‘autocomplete=off’ to ‘autocomplete=on’ in web pages, so your passwords will be remembered. After disabling this plugin

How to get a refund from Amazon for an Android App Store purchase

I mistakenly placed an Amazon App store order. I thought the app was a “free app of the day” but turned out to be full cost 🙁 Much to my surprise, I could find no readily apparent way to get a refund. This came as a shock because Google Play (Android Market) and Apple (iTunes app store) both allow time limited refunds. So naturally, I contacted Amazon about getting a refund: ————— 03/29/12 09:34:30 Your Name: J.D. Hodges Order Id: DXX-XXXXXXX-XXXXX03 Comments:

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