Category Archives: Software Tips

Post-processing of the image failed likely because the server is busy or does not have enough resources. [SOLVED]

If you encounter the following error: Post-processing of the image failed likely because the server is busy or does not have enough resources. Uploading a smaller image may help. Suggested maximum size is 2500 pixels. and you have tried all the normal solutions (adjusting php.ini, other upload settings) then I suggest checking your plugins for potential issues. Here is the error screenshot: Specifically, I encountered this error when the following plugin was enabled: After you deactivate potentially troublesome plugins, you

“Connect to GOG Galaxy Communication Service was lost and could not be restored!” [Remote desktop issue]

Please note, if you try to connect to a machine via MS Remote Desktop Protocol and start GOG Galaxy then you will likely encounter the following error: “Connect to GOG Galaxy Communication Service was lost and could not be restored!” Unfortunately, there is no resolution for this error other than to manually login to the machine locally (not remote desktop). If the error still persists, I recommend rebooting the PC and trying to start GOG again. Sorry to not have

How to sync time on Windows 10 VM after pause/resume

Recently after restoring a paused VMWare Workstation Windows 10 VM, the VM guest had an incorrect system time. After a bit of checking through options, I was able to get the time updated/synced correctly and it did not even require a pause/resume or reboot πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒ Here is where you can enable automatic time sync between host and guest: Player -> Manage -> Virtual Machine SettingsOptions -> VMware Tools features -> Synchronize guest time with host I hope this helps you

How to re-enable Hey Google on OnePlus 8 Pro [SOLVED]

If your Google assistant no longer responds to the “Hey Google” wake command, give this a try: Open the “Google” app on your OnePlus phone At the bottom of the “Google” app, click the 3-dots “… More” and select “Settings” Select “Google Assistant” Select “Voice Match” Toggle the “Hey Google” slider to “On” Exit out of the app and voila, your phone should answer to “Hey Google” again! I hope this helps πŸ‘πŸ˜‰

Unable to open kernel device ‘\\.\VMCIDev\VMX’: The operation completed successfully.

If you encounter the following error message: Unable to open kernel device ‘\.\VMCIDev\VMX’: The operation completed successfully. Did you reboot after installing VMware Workstation? Module ‘DevicePowerOn’ power on failed. Failed to start the virtual machine. You may want to try editing the VMX file for your virtual machine and changing this variable from true to false: vmci0.present = “false” (it was the located on the last line in my VMX) After making this change, I was able to successfully boot

How to clear the recent files list in Photoshop

Photoshop shows thumbnails of recent photos that you have edited. If you find those images distracting or your prefer to keep that information private, here is how you can clear all the recent files from Photoshop: Go to: File -> Open Recent -> Clear Recent File List (See screenshot below) After: If you were looking for information on how to clear those recent image thumbnails, I hope this helps! πŸ‘πŸ˜

How to add a Google Calendar Reminder that repeats on 1st of each month

Recently I needed to create a Google Calendar reminder that repeats on the 1st day of each month. πŸ“… Initially, it was slightly confusing how to do this. Therefore, once I figured it out, I wanted to share the tip in case other people had similar issues: Go to Click the “+Create” button in the upper left hand corner Choose “Reminder” Set a title for the Reminder Choose the 1st day of the month that you want the reminder to

Mass Delete Multiple Downloaded Quicken Transactions

SometimesΒ  you may need to delete Quicken downloaded transactions. However, on face value, it appears that Quicken makes it very time consuming to delete downloaded transactions. πŸ™Β  Thankfully, there is a way to delete more than one transaction at a time! This cuts down on the number of clicks required and will hopefully save you some time. πŸ™‚ UPDATE: I finally figured out a way to delete ALL downloaded transactions in a Quicken account. I am making this Tip 1