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How to Replace a String With a MySQL Query

This is a really stupid article, and the only reason I’m writing it is in the hopes that I’ll finally stop forgetting the syntax and having to google which order the MySQL REPLACE function’s arguments are supposed to go. And …

What Is hiberfil.sys and How Do I Delete It?

You’re likely reading this because you noticed a gigantic hiberfil.sys file sitting on your system drive and you’re wondering if you can get rid of it to free up some space. Here’s what that file is and how you can delete it…

Follow the How-To Geek Writers on Twitter

Ever wonder what the How-To Geek writers are up to? If you’re a Twitter user, you can connect with us directly. We’ve also setup a new @howtogeeksite account if you just want to keep up with the latest articles….

How to Gracefully Restart nginx (And Why)

After you make configuration changes to your web server or other service, you generally have to restart the process to get it to recognize the updated settings. The problem is that the regular restart first kills the process …
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