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 PARROTFISH STUDIOS Well we’ve finally done it. We have set up a company to design and develop educational kids games. Parrotfish Studios has been born! Ever since forever I have been going to write/create something educational. I have so many filing cabinets full of teaching resources that I can’t bear to throw out, yet I  Full Article…


Quick Books 09-10 pdf Printer set up

A known bug in Quick Books in 64 Bit systems Having just spent the better part of two days trying to get the built in pdf printer required for “send to email” in  Quick Books Accounting 09-10 to work I decided that I had better document what I did. I don’t know what it was  Full Article…


Microsoft Access – Code Snippets

This post is just for me. I do occassional work on some Access databases, not as much as I used to do, and now I find that I can’t quite remember how to get the results I need. I have decided that I will copy bits of code into this blog so I can easily  Full Article…


Clear ARP Cache

INSTRUCTIONS: To clear the ARP cache in Windows 2000/2003/XP and Vista, take the following steps: Start button Run then type in    netsh interface ip delete arpcache as per screen shot 1 and [ENTER] If nothing happens try Start –>  Run  type  in cmd This takes you to a DOS screen  (see screen shot 2) you  Full Article…


Scanning from a printer using Open Office

This works with Samsung SCX 4828FN – can’t guarantee any other printer – especially older ones. One way to scan from the printer – put the paper in the printer and then open “Open Office” document and do the following – the next selection is the printer.


Performance Tweaks for MYOB on a Network

After a bit of research I put together this list of items that are resource heavy when running MYOB on a slow network. Do NOT check (activate) the following Preferences: “Warn for duplicate cheque numbers” “Warn for duplicate invoice numbers on recorded invoices” “Warn for duplicate PO numbers on recorded bills” “Automatically refresh lists when  Full Article…


Disable NetBEUI for MYOB on Windows 7

MYOB defaults to NetBEUI when starting up requiring the user to select TCP/IP from a drop down box. Each computer must be assigned an IP address for this protocol to work. This is for you Anne. Go to Control Panel  Network and Internet Then go to Network and Sharing centre: Then right click on the  Full Article…