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How to fix android phone to work with T-Mobile after moving from Sprint

In some cases Sprint phones do not work correctly on the T-Mobile Network after installing a T-Mobile SIM card and need to be manually configured.

Here are the settings you will need to use in order to update your phone to have data service again.

  1. Go to Settings > Network > Mobile Networks
  2. Select Access Point Names (APN)
  3. Use the menu in the upper right to "Add APN" and Set the following:

    Name: T-Mobile
    APN: fast.t-mobile.com
    MMSC: http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc
    APN Type: Internet+MMS or in some cases  default,supl,admin,dun,mms

    (Leave everything else to defaults)
  4. Now go to Settings > Network > Network Settings Reset(in some cases "Network Reset"
  5. Then Chose "Reset Settings" and it will require you to enter pattern or unlock code.
  6. Click "Reset Settings" again.


Known Issues:

  • This will not fix the connecting to network authentication issues.
  • This will not fix the Update PRL or Update Profile authentication issues.
  • This will not update your phone number in the about phone area under settings.

If you continue to have issues, call support and talk with a supervisor. The standard support has no clue how to fix these issues.

What can you do with Chaga fungus?

First off what is Chaga? Chaga is a fungus that grows mostly on birch tree's in northern climates. Its spread to new tree's through wounds in a tree, these can be broken branches, wood pecker holes, splits or cracks, etc. Once a tree is 'infected' by chaga it can continue to grow for many years without issue. Chaga will grow and 'fruit' into a black growth on the tree. Looks something like cracked lava rock.

When you harvest Chaga it does not hurt the tree, and the Chaga will continue to grow as long as the tree lives regardless of how much you harvest. It is however, best practice to leave at least 50% of the chaga on the tree for others to harvest in the future, since it is a very slow growing fungus. Many people believe that if you harvest too much it will not continue to grow which is not the case as long as at least a small bit is left on the tree and unless you are damaging the tree during harvest this will always be the case.

Here you can see what it looks like under the black 'shell' after harvesting some.

The inner part of the fungus has a cork like texture while the outside is relatively hard and crusty.

You should dry any chaga you do not use right away to prevent it from going bad or growing mold since it does have a high moisture content.

Chaga has several great uses including a healthy substitute to coffee, and many medicinal qualities. It can also be mixed with coffee or cacao.

My personal favorite is to simmer the chaga in water for a few hours, then mix with raw cacao powder, a little maple syrup and some cream for a wonderful drink. Perhaps not as healthy as just chaga tea alone which is also good and has a flavor almost like lightly sweetened vanilla. 

Used or spent Chaga once dried can be used as a fire starter in your outdoors kit so don't waste good chaga without making some tea with it first.

Rochester, MN Roofing Contractor: Ronningen Roofing | Updated Website

Launch of new website for Ronningen Roofing a southern Minnesota Roofing contractor located in Rochester, MN. The new design brings a new modern look & feel as well as streamlined client conversion process. The owner Eric Ronningen has been in business since 1998 providing roofing repair, new roofing, skylights, gutters as well as ice and snow removal.


Ronningen | Roofing Contractor: Rochester, MN

Site information:

Code: HTML5, CSS3, JS, C#.Net

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NVMe bootable Raid array on Windows 10 Pro using AMD TRX40 built in raid controller

In order for this to work you must follow each step exactly or windows will fail to see your raid array as a bootable device and the setup will fail to boot from your raid array.

  • Enter your motherboard UEFI bios.
  • Go to Advanced > AMD PBS
  • Enable "NVMe Raid mode"
  • Go to Advanced > RaidXpert2 Configuration Utility (in some cases you may need to F10+save and reboot before it will show up as an option)
  • Warning! Going beyond this point will delete any data on your NVMe drives
  • Once in the RaidXpert2 management, go to array management > delete array
  • select the drives you want to use for the new raid array and choose "Delete Array(s)"
  • Now choose Create Array select enable for the drives you want to raid with the correct raid type and your preferred configuration, then click create.
  • Save.

Download the AMD Raid Drivers from here: AMD Drivers and Support for Radeon, Radeon Pro, FirePro, APU, CPU, Ryzen, desktops, laptops

extract the drivers to a usb drive, preferably the same drive that you use for installing windows 10 pro.

Now insert your windows 10 pro install media and start the setup process.

Now install raid drivers from the file you extracted to your usb in this order:

  1. \WIN10\x64\NVMe_CC\rcbottom
  2. \WIN10\x64\NVMe_CC\rcraid
  3. \WIN10\x64\NVMe_CC\rccfg

Once you do this you can install windows like normal and it will boot from the raid.

That's it now you're done.

How to solve: Page content blank when printing but works in InPrivate/Incognito view

This is an odd one and actually stumped me for a bit, in order to solve I used f12 developer tools to uncheck specific css attributes and tested the print function again. It ended up being a font-family attribute in the all css style.

Once removed the page printed all of the content on all browsers once again. I also tried adding a second font but that also did not solve the problem. It seems that the font was not being imported correctly or was corrupt. Replacing the font using the @media print solves the issue.

For example: