Windows 10 Free Disk Space Running Out

I’m running a Dell laptop on Windows 10 and it was fast running out of disk space of the bootdrive (c:). Checking around and exploring possible housekeeping tasks were hampered by complex security privilege and uncertainty issues. Finally, TreeSize Free provided some important insights leading to investigation and removal of Dell Backup And Recovery Manager and its historical data. The disk space utilization stabilized after this was done.

Results – about 184 GB of occupied hard disk space was freed from the boot drive.



Moodle e-Learning – Building An Effective Content Structure

Organizing an effective content structure is essential in order to ensure that your e-learning programs are easy to understand by course participants and that they would be able to navigate through them smoothly.

Content structure is created using Categories, Courses and Sections.

The following shows how Categories and Sub-Categories are used.


The following shows how Courses and course descriptions are used.


The following shows how Sections within Courses are used.


SFC /ScanNow

System File Checker is a utility in Windows that allows users to scan for corruptions in Windows system files and restore corrupted files. This article describes how to run the System File Checker tool (SFC.exe) to scan your system files and to repair missing or corrupted system files. If a Windows Resource Protection (WRP) file is missing or is corrupted, Windows may not behave as expected. For example, some Windows functions may not work, or Windows may crash.

Source: Use the System File Checker tool to repair missing or corrupted system files

Embed Google Map Into Your Joomla Website

How do you embed Google Map into your Joomla website?

There are several plugins and modules that do this for you, but some come with some issues. Here’s how you can achieve the same with a normal Joomla HTML module.

  1. First, you need to disable the iFrame filter from your tinyMice editor
  2. Then, go to Google Map and find the location you wish to display
  3. On Google Map, get the embed code (Top Left Menu Button -> Embed Map)
  4. In Joomla, create a new HTML module (or an article)
  5. Switch the editor to HTML mode and paste the Google Map embed code

Your result should look like this website.

The following screenshots show how it is done (click on the pictures to see larger versions)

How To Google Verify Your Site

You can use the Google Webmaster Tool to submit your website to Google Search, and benefit from its many management and monitoring features. However, the Google Webmaster Tool requires you to verify that you own your website.

How to do that:

  1. In Google Webmaster Tool
    1. In Google Webmaster Tool click on Add A Property (red button, top righthand corner) – add the url to your website here
    2. When you are asked to verify your website with Google Webmaster Tool, choose to verify with an alternate method – you will be given a few alternatives, choose to use the Metatag method
    3. Copy the Metatag code snippet presented
  2. In your Site Settings
    1. Navigate to WP Admin (menu item at lower left corner)
    2. Click on Tools (on the menu at the left sidebar)
    3. Paste the code into the Google Webmaster Tool box.

Refer to the following screenshots



Google Webmaster Tool


1 WP Admin