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February 2015

Citzen

Allen Citizens Fire Academy – Day 1

February 28, 2015

I am attending the Allen Citizens Fire Academy this spring. We had a our first class Thursday evening. If you have ever wanted to be a fire fighter or just interested in learning what is involved with being a fire fighter you should sign up for a future class. Continue Reading…

Technology

Recover FileZilla Site Manager

February 26, 2015

I recently had a hard drive go bad which required me to re-install the OS and all my applications. The challenges with this is all the configuration files associated with various applications.

FileZilla is a great FTP client which I use daily. Once you have your FTP clients working, the last thing you want to do is to recreate all your settings. It is important to easily recover FileZilla Site Manager settings. This was one of the easier tasks in my hard drive recovery.

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Technology

Recover iTunes Library from an Old Hard Drive

February 25, 2015

 

My old hard drive started sending SMART errors.  I purchased a new hard drive and tried to clone it…but alas, it would not clone. So, I re-installed the OS. I am able to access files from the old drive, so I need to figure out how to migrate my iTunes library from the old hard drive to the new one.  Here are the steps I took.  My new hard drive is my C: drive and my old drive is my F: drive.

  1. Install iTunes.
  2. Do a shift-start of iTunes.  Press *AND HOLD* the shift key while starting iTunes.  Keep pressing until you get a prompt to choose a library as illustrated below.
  3. (If this is a new iTunes install you will be prompted to accept the Terms and Conditions.)

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