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Show passwords in FileZilla [Portable]

FileZilla password listing

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 Photo

Turn off Kindle singles recommendations etc. [SOLVED[

Turn off Cover View Recommendations! :-)

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]

The dreaded error message!

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 to

uTorrent stopped, cannot start [SOLVED]

uTorrent transfer limit option

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 try?

How to find/follow twitter username via Hootsuite

Use Quick Search to find the username

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.

Disable Chrome extension to fix error-103 problems

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

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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: Hello,

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