How To Set Custom Names for Windows 10 Virtual Desktops

After putting in a few hours work looking for an alternative to Dexpot, I found out Microsoft enabled naming Virtual Desktops natively some time ago. I can’t believe I wasted time looking for an app to do this! Dexpot is powerful, feature rich, and I recommend you give it a shot (>>here<<) if having custom …

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Getting Back to Work

man working on laptop

I’ve gotten past my inertia and am getting back to work on my web hosting business.

February Balance Sheet (Yes, I do know it’s April)

First Prime, I’m super late with this. These are the February financial balance sheet numbers and lessons learned for my website hosting business… But first, I’d like to apologize in advance for the stuffy writing style. So I had this thing whipped out the first or second week of March. Then I decided to make …

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January Balance Sheet

Below is the (rounded) itemized cash flow for hostwithjohn.com in January, 2020. This is the first live month, although I spent most of it building the Digital Ocean (I get a billing credit at DO if you sign up through this link) virtual servers. I’m providing this information to help anyone thinking of starting a …

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How I got here.

I’m going to start a website hosting business (hostwithjohn.com), and this blog is intended to be a journal of my learning experience. This post in particular is the short version of how I lost my business, nearly lost my mind, and ended up with the time I need to begin starting over after failure. I’ve …

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How to Stop DeX for Windows from Blinking!

I love Samsung DeX! Well, I love it on the Note 10+ anyway. The 2019 generation of premium smart phones has the memory, storage, and CPU performance to match a productivity PC. A productivity PC is powerful enough to run more than one web browser, each with multiple tabs, an email app (Outlook or Thunderbird), …

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