MacBook Pro Retina GPU Fix: A Faster, No-Bake Approach

Video Instructions This is a potential solution to a common problem with no video on your MacBook Pro. If you’re faced with a black screen of death, then this may solve your problem quickly. Only try this if your situation matches the following conditions exactly.     If your situation matches all of these criteria:… Continue reading MacBook Pro Retina GPU Fix: A Faster, No-Bake Approach

Google Drive File Stream encoutered a problem, Mac OS X High Sierra

So, Google File Stream isn’t work in Mac OS X High Sierra (10.13). You saw complicated directions about deleting Application Support files, like the DriveFS folder, closing Chrome, restarting. None of them worked. This probably will. Ughhh…. the solutions was so easy, I overlooked it. Or expected that Google and Apple would have worked this… Continue reading Google Drive File Stream encoutered a problem, Mac OS X High Sierra

[Solved] HTTP Error on Large Image WordPress Upload

                If you’re here, you don’t need me to describe the problem to you. The dreaded HTTP error on large image upload to WordPress. You’ve already tried 6.3 trillion solutions and they all sucked. So, try this one. And be done! Add the following lines to your theme’s… Continue reading [Solved] HTTP Error on Large Image WordPress Upload

[SOLVED] G-Suite Catch-All Address Assignment in 2018

Article date: 2017-07-22 Oh, hi. It’s Google. Let’s Set Up a Catch-All Address in G Suite with More (Counter-intuitive) Steps than Ever Before. Remember how easy it used to be to set up a catch-all when setting up G Suite (or Google Apps) on a new domain? Apparently, those days are gone. If you’re scratching… Continue reading [SOLVED] G-Suite Catch-All Address Assignment in 2018

Video Tutorial: Use The Start Menu’s Search Box To Own Windows Like a Boss

Chris Mayell | 2015-11-14 Hey, Toronto! Every day, I get the opportunity to on-site computer repair house calls, where I work on clients’ computers while they wait. As they watch me do computer repairs and upgrades, one thing that seems to amaze a lot of them is just how much can be done by using… Continue reading Video Tutorial: Use The Start Menu’s Search Box To Own Windows Like a Boss

[SOLVED] Windows won’t fully maximize in Mac OS X

Update 2015-06-09: The solution mentioned in the article doesn’t work particularly well in Yosemite (Mac OS X 10.10). Still, for some of you clients on older Mac OS X versions, you’ll love this tweak. Last week while working with one of our clients in the North end of Toronto, it was asked “Why is it… Continue reading [SOLVED] Windows won’t fully maximize in Mac OS X

Download the Aviato Logo

If you’re anything like me, you loved Season 1 of HBO‘s Silicon Valley (not to be confused with “Start-Ups” reality show produced by Bravo!). The show is edgy, and scandalous at times.  But it shares biting truths about the tech world.  I love it! One of my favourite characters (Aw, heck – they’re all my… Continue reading Download the Aviato Logo

Old-School CBC Radio Chime Ringtone for Android Device

A few days ago, we posted directions on how to install our custom-made CBC Radio ringtone on the iPhone.  One of our followers asked, “How can I do this on my Android device?”. And thus, this tutorial was born.   Directions for Android Devices: STEP 1: Get the .mp3 file on your phone Download Ringtone… Continue reading Old-School CBC Radio Chime Ringtone for Android Device

How to install a custom Ringtone on your iPhone (.m4r file format)

So, you’ve gotten your hands on a fun new ringtone that really reflects who you are, as a person. Doubtless, you can’t wait to share it with the world!!  Here’s how: Chances are good that, if you’ve downloaded the ringtone from a source online, then it’s a file in the .m4r format. (For example, you… Continue reading How to install a custom Ringtone on your iPhone (.m4r file format)

Windows XP End-of-Support: the XPocalypse Approaches

We here at Perfect Fit Computers are taking the end of Windows XP seriously.  On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will stop providing security updates to Windows XP.  Computers running Windows XP will become vulnerable to new Internet-based threats. It seems, though, that a number of home users and organizations are not. For those folks, we… Continue reading Windows XP End-of-Support: the XPocalypse Approaches