Troubleshooting

All resources and resolutions for troubleshooting hardware failures or to debug softwares.

2014
16
Oct
How to change Windows default shel ...

Widows OS default shell is explorer.exe, if you need to change it so that you can run a particular application (ex: XBMC for multimedia home center ) here are some simple modes to do it. Method A Changing the default shell (all users): a) Start > Run > regedit b) go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon c) […]

2013
10
Sep
Set Outlook 2003 as default e-mail ...

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Trying to set Outlook 2003 as default e-mail client in Windows 7 but in Control Panel > Default Programs  > Set your default programs – the Microsoft Outlook 2003 can’t be found in programs list. There are several solutions outhere but none works as expected. Soluti0n 2 – no effect / not working: Reinstall Microsoft […]

2013
11
Jul
Opencart fatal error allowed memor ...

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There is a common error issued byOpecart > Administrator > System > Error Logs. The problem lays in PHP alocated memory. The error is: Opencart fatal error allowed memory size of bytes exhausted (tried to allocate bytes) There are varies suggestions but none seem to work. The primary suggestion is to increase php.ini value: memory_limit […]

2013
17
Apr
OpenCart – How do you increase t ...

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Currently the session timeout in OpenCart is set to 1440 seconds, which is sever standard setup at least on my host server. I was wondering if there is something special to do about this so i can increase the timeout session, since the usual ways seem to not work for Opencart. Usual ways meaning editing […]

2013
16
Apr
How to open Toshiba Satellite L300 ...

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Disassembly instructions guide for Toishiba Satellite L300-11F notebook. Here we cover the all important parts, release and removing the keyboard, front cover, display and mainboard. STEP 1 – remove external covers remove the battery remove the two screws securing the hard drive unit remove the screw securing memory module cover remove the screw securing optical […]

2013
16
Apr
Event ID 1000 – 1001 – 1004 Ap ...

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At computer start, after Windowx XP logon the Faulting application wuauclt.exe … window pops up. In Computer management the following error are related to this error. Event Type:    Error Event Source:    Application Error Event Category:    (100) Event ID:    1000 Description: Faulting application wuauclt.exe, version 7.6.7600.256, faulting module esent.dll, version 5.1.2600.5512, fault address 0x00008e2c. Event Type:    Error […]

2013
25
Mar
How to add eight internal hard dri ...

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SilverStone has turned the GD07 into storage addicted chassis, trying to use every space to mount as many hard drives as possible. With four external 5.25″, five internal 3.5″  and two of 2.5″ drive bays you can come up with an impresive amount of hard drives mounted in. Anyway even with all that large amount […]

2013
24
Mar
Display driver stopped responding ...

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As the title says the following error message is subject of debate in this article: Display driver stopped responding and has recovered. Display driver NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version xxx.xx stopped responding and has succesfully recovered. This error happens randomly but in time becomes more and more annoying. Are many debates about this error […]