• Scan to Excel

  • This week I've mostly been trying to figure out a way to digitalise some of my bank statements to make accountancy and archiving easier.

    I figured there must be a way to scan them in using a document scanner, then use OCR software to render the data into Excel.

    Of course, nothing does this natively, but there are ways to do it.

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  • stole my code

  • I wrote a little script for an article entitled “Remove OGA Notifier”.

    Today I discovered that had clearly taken details from my batch file code and used it without giving any credit at all.

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  • ERROR 5 (0x00000005) Copying NTFS Security to Destination Directory

  • Got this error today using ROBOCOPY to copy files to a SAMBA share.

    ERROR 5 (0x00000005) Copying NTFS Security to Destination Directory e:\xxxx\

    Access is denied.

    I figured out a workaround…

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  • Ident Spoofing

  • Today I wrote about Oidentd on Wikipedia. Ident as per RFC 1413 is used for a few different services, in particular IRC. A feature of oidentd that my users find useful is ident spoofing.

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  • W32Dasm

  • W32Dasm (or Win32DASM) doesn't seem to exist on the map any more, but it's still a very useful programmers tool, especially if you like reverse engineering.

    W32Dasm is a Windows 32-bit (Win32) disassembler. What it does is display the programs routines in assembly code, which makes it easier for you to trace what the software is doing.

    I like to use this software every once in a while, but recently I found there were no decent sources for this software.

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