Troubleshooting

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

2013
18
Mar
Interent Explorer 10 fail to insta ...

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Internel Explorer 10 update is not available for some devices, usualy laptops with hybrid video sistem (AMD Radeon and Intel combination). This is the case for Dell Vostro 3550 running Windows 7 Professional x64 with Service Pack 1, the IE 10 update is not available by default so must be done manually. Unfortunately this time […]

2013
08
Mar
Use SEO URL’s – OpenCart is no ...

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If  [ Use SEO URL’s ] option on  OpenCart > System > Settings > Your Store* > Server (tab)  is not working is because one of the following requirements is failing: Apache module mod-rewrite must be installed You need to rename the htaccess.txt to .htaccess Or your OpenCart installation does not run on the main […]

2013
22
Feb
Wireless configuration WLAN Partit ...

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As the title says on each router (our example case DIR-825) configuration interface there is an advanced configuration where you can set amongst other settings the WLAN partition, usually is disabled. This is serious set so if you don’t need to restrict any comunications between wireless clients leave it DISABLED (see the pictures for punctual […]

2013
21
Feb
KIS won’t allow Remote Desktop C ...

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There is the case when you cannot establish Remote Desktop Connection on a computer with Kaspersky Internet Security (KIS 2012 in our tests) installed on it and the computer is behind a router (D-Link DIR-825 in our case). Even if KIS firewall settings are made to allow remote connections the firewall will block any connections attempt […]

2013
16
Feb
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 – ...

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 – Event ID: 7006

Event Type:    Error Event Source:    Service Control Manager Event Category: None Event ID: 7003 Description: The IASCServiceManager service depends on the following nonexistent service: Appcore 01cd68ba7eef4c30.   Resolution: Service name: Appcore Service description: Appcore Service Usually this error comes after Evend ID 16. So the resolution is to enable [First failure] explained here. Appcore is [ […]

2013
13
Feb
Optimize the Leverage browser cach ...

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When checking an website performance via Google Developers Tool, in some cases it returns an warning under Leverage browser caching. The following solution was tested on WordPress platform but should work on any website. The funny thing in this test/tools is that Google itself does not always follow protocol implemented by this test, see the results […]

2013
07
Feb
How to open Asus eeePC 1000H

How to open Asus eeePC 1000H - upper frame

Disassembly instructions guide for Asus eeePC 1000H netbook. 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 screws securing bottom cover and pull up the cover remove the two screws securing the hard drive unit remove the […]

2013
09
Jan
Windows XP – cidaemon.exe 100% C ...

2013-01-09

After disabling Index Service from Computer Management, Indexing Service is still runing even after restart. This may cause that the cidaemon.exe to use 100% of CPU time, may do that on Windows startup and stop after few seconds or may go on indefinitely. In any case is annoying to have 100% CPU used for nothing. To […]