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How to protect Coppermine against SPAM

coppermine.jpgCoppermine is a great photo album. Unfortunately the scum of the world sends their spam to the most often used packages like Coppermine. I also started receiving spam on a Coppermine installation on one of my websites. I found a good solution in the Captcha plugin, prepared for Coppermin by Abbas Ali. After installing this, the user needs to type the letters he can read, but a bot can’t. Here’s howto.
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How to create your own virtual private network with Hamachi

HamachiThe internet is great. But still there are things you can do in a local network that can not easily be done over the internet. Share a printer, share a folder, play a LAN game, etc. With the free virtual private network application Hamachi however, you can access your computer from anywhere on the internet as if you were home on your local network.

Here’s howto install such a network using Hamachi.

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How to synchronize Google Calendar with Outlook

Google CalendarWebbased calendars are accesible everywhere. Google is one of the best webcalendars available, but I already use Outlook as my agenda and Outlook is fine because of the integration with contacts and Outlook mail. It’s possible to export data from Google through iCal, but I want it automated. RemoteCalendars comes to the rescue.
But how to use RemoteCalenders to synchronize Google Calendar and Outlook? Here’s howto.

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How to add a harddrive to Windows XP

hd300--lj-pers.jpgToday my new Samsung Spinpoint 300Gb harddisk finally arrived. The Samsung Spinpoint is one of the quietest harddrives on the market while being superfast and without using a lot of energy. I will use it as a backup for my files on the existing 200Gb Maxtor hd and I will use the remaining space for non-important files like swap- and temporary files. Therefore the hd has to be installed. But howto?

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