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Advices to solve applications bugs. Tweaks and optimizations to improve performance of various software applications.

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
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
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 […]

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 […]