Apache Localhost Rendering Slowly?

Is your localhost taking longer than expected to load?

A possible quick fix is to edit your httpd.conf file and set ‘ServerName’ to 127.0.0.1:80 . This can make the difference between millisecond load times and crying while Apache tries to load.


# ServerName gives the name and port that the server uses to identify itself.
# This can often be determined automatically, but we recommend you specify
# it explicitly to prevent problems during startup.
#
# If your host doesn't have a registered DNS name, enter its IP address here.
ServerName 127.0.0.1:80

Jelly SMS – Use your web texts from your desktop

jellysms
One program I’ve been using a while now and is a serious lifesaver for when I’m out of credit is “Jelly SMS” [previously just jSMS]. You need to have the latest Java installed for it to work but it is cross-platform. It basically lets you send web texts from your desktop without having to login to your network’s website.

The latest version of the software, available here [just click Free Version –> Desktop] even supports delivery reports, and support is very good, I’ve noticed it not working maybe twice in the last year[due to o2 redesigning their website], both times the issues where fixed and an automatic update was out within two days. They also now have an android and iPhone app, for anyone in possession of those luxuries!

Vipre Antivirus + Antispyware

VIPRE
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