Software

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

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
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 […]

2012
23
Dec
Windows 7 BSOD – An attempt was ...

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The Windows 7 BSOD occurred with the error message [ An attempt was made to write to read-only memory ]. In this case the full report shows the following: An attempt was made to write to read-only memory. The error code is 0x000000BE (0xFFFFF8800657FC9C, 0x0000000138789121, 0xFFFFF880009A9180, 0x000000000000000B) The debugging procedure first, should include hardware tests, […]

2012
14
Dec
Windows XP – desktop icon text b ...

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Sometimse Windows XP desktop icons text background loses transparency. To re-establish text background transparency check: Control Panel > System > Advanced (tab) > Settings in the Performance section (or right click on My Computer desktop icon and choose Properties) check the  [ Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop ] check box If […]

2012
10
Dec
Links are not opening in Outlook : ...

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For Microsoft Outlook users, in some cases installing / unintsalling Google Chrome leave some traces with negative effect for Outlook, which consists in being unable to open links within emails. The error message is: This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator (see picture) For […]