Technorati’s Crawler Access Blocked By Your Robots.txt File – Solved

Just submitted the site/blog to Technorati yeaterday. In “verifying my site” or claiming site with Technorati I inserted Technorati’s claim code into home page and blog page. Went back to Technorati to “claim” site now that there code was entered on site, tried this 3 time and received errors each time from Technorati.

“Technorati’s crawler access is explicitly blocked by your robots.txt file”

My privacy settings with the blog was all set “to allow search engines to index this site”
(Technorati support ...

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Dell Latitude D630 Service Disassembly Guide

Older Dell laptop still in great shape, was overheating bad at 98 celsius under load. With an idle temp of 66-68 celsius.

First off, this is a guide and by no means does Lightspeeds Computer Repair take any responsibility in the dis-assembly of your laptop by this guide & photos, and you damaging the laptop. Dis-assemble at your own risk.

Dell Latitude D630

Remove the battery

You have 13 ...

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Gateway NV53A75U / NV53 Laptop Disassembly

This customers Gateway NV53A75U was running hot, and shutting down on the customer. It’s an AMD Triple Core processor, so it does run on the hot side.

  • This Gateways idle temp 60-65 C
  • Load Temp of 74-78 C

Dis-assembled laptop to check, clean the fan & heatsink, modified the cooling with 2 copper shims and applied Arctic Cooling MX2 Thermal Compound. Cooling fan was blocked by dust buildup, not bad have seen much worse.

Re-Assembled Gateway temperatures now:

  • Idled Temp of 48-54 C
  • Full load tempt of ...
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YouTube Trouble With WordPress 3.4.2 – Solved!

Just signed up for wordpress hosting few days ago. Began posting a few posts here, and just tonight had problems with embedding a youtube video. Spent few hours trying several plugins with no success.

The problems I ran into when trying to embed youtube video were:

  • After updating and publishing, I had a broken blog, all other blog posts below were gone
  • Or Ended up with just a link to click on,,, not what I wanted
  • Or half video player was there, ...
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Battlefield 3: Aftermath Premiere Trailer

They sure do make these Premiere trailers look good, to bad the game is still very much broken, along with Battlelog.

Well after almost 12 months of BF3, since 10-25-11 release date, I have 894 play time hours in. And as of last week i have sort of lost interest in the game. I’ll be posting a complete review of Battlefield 3 here shortly.

In short, the game has great graphics and audio, but gameplay is still broken for PC. Numerous patches ...

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Trojan DOS Alureon Removal Repair – Solved

Trojan:DOS/Alureon.A is the detection for a variant of the Alureon malware family that infects the Master Boot Record (MBR).

Recently came across this Trojan:DOS/Alureon. A rootkit on a customers laptop. Customers laptop was badly infected with 168 virus and malware. All viruses & malwarte removed clean with the exception of this Trojan:DOS/Alureon. I tried several programs, including 3 boot rescue cd’s. All of them detected the remaining infection but failed at fixing or removing the rootkit. HitMan Pro also detected ...

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