Share Point Sever 2007Upon installing  Sharepoint Server 2007 standard or Enterprise it came up with an error : This program is blocked due to compatibility issues

Program Compatibility Assistant

Follow the steps:

1. Download and install : Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with Service Pack 1 32 Bit Version or Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with Service Pack 64 bit Version Depending on your Server install
2. Download : 2007 Microsoft Office Servers Service Pack 1 (SP1) Copy it to c:\temp folder.
3. Extract this exe. To do so, run this command from command prompt:
c:\temp\Officeserver2007sp1-kb936984-x86-fullfile-en-us.exe /extract:c:\temp1
This extracts the installation contents into folder c:\temp1 <– For 32 Bit

c:\temp\officeserver2007sp1-kb936984-x64-fullfile-en-us /extract:c:\temp1
This extracts the installation contents into folder c:\temp1 <– For 64 Bit

Copy the Contents of the Sharepoint Server 2007 Installation Files to C:\SharepointServer2007\
4. Copy all the contents of c:\temp1 into “C:\SharepointServer2007\(x86 or x64)\Updates” 5. Run Setup .exe again

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If you set up a user on Google Apps or Gmail and link it to their Blackberry Internet Services the user will get a copy of each sent item in their inbox. This can get frustrating however never fear , there is a simple fix. Luckily Blackberry Internet Services comes with a filter for incoming messages

Log into your BIS account through any one of these links depending on your provider

T-Mobile: BlackBerry Internet Service Tmobile (U.K)

Vodafone :Blackberry Internet Services Vodafone UK

Orange :Blackberry Internet Services Orange UK

O2 : Blackberry Internet Services 02 UK

Log in with your username and password , if you already haven’t done this you can create a new account using your Devices Pin ( Found in  Options then Status )

Select the Gmail or Google Apps Email Account from the list , and select the filters button blackberryfilters

Edit the filter options below to discard any messages from yourself

Blackberry Filter

Save and your done!

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A client needed to copy a file larger than 5 Gigabytes to a 16 Gigabyte Memory Stick. Due to the standard partitions of external storage being FAT32 , file copying failed. Formatting an external Hard Disk is easy through Disk Management in ( Control Panel , Administration Tools , Computer Management ). However there are a few tips to bear in mind when it comes to Memory Sticks
First due to technology limitations of the flash chips, there is a limitation on how many times it can be written to (around 10000 Times). NTFS also uses more activity on its file systems due to its Journaling File System to Log everything performed.
To ready your device for formatting, Go to Device Manager ( Right Click My Computer , Properties , Hardware ) and find your USB or Memory Stick under the Disk Drives Section. Double click on your device “optimize for performance” Under the Policies Tab


Then run this command in the command Prompt

convert u: /fs:ntfs ( u: being the drive letter of the memory stick)

If this brings back an error about exclusive access to the drive being denied , restart the computer and after startup, without opening anything up, try this again

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Installing this addin (WPG2) to integrate my Open Source PHP Gallery into my word press Blog and adapt to the blog theme to the gallery with a single click , produced this error when editing User’s or Viewing the gallery from WordPress

Fatal G2 error
Here’s the error from G2: Error (ERROR_MISSING_OBJECT)
wp-content/plugins/wpg2/ at line 468 (GalleryCoreApi::error)
wp-content/plugins/wpg2/ at line 231
wp-content/plugins/wpg2/ at line 111
wp-content/plugins/wpg2/ at line 523
in ??? at line 0
wp-includes/plugin.php at line 311
wp-includes/general-template.php at line 866
wp-content/themes/paalam-11/header.php at line 17
wp-includes/theme.php at line 472
wp-includes/general-template.php at line 8
wp-content/themes/paalam-11/index.php at line 1
wp-includes/template-loader.php at line 24
wp-blog-header.php at line 20
index.php at line 4

Upon research , the only way round this error was the installation of this plug-in :

This resolved both errors!

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I recently noticed the speed of my computer reduced dramatically. Upon examination of Task Manger it seemed that the executable “Microsoft User-Mode Driver Framework Install-v1.0-WinXP.exe” was running every 5 Seconds and creating a Temporary directory in C:\WINDOWS\Temp under the format of Folders such as “WDF20F.tmp”. By the time I had investigated there was well over 500 folders !!!

I removed these through the command prompt with command “rd /s /q C:\WINDOWS\Temp\”

I then did some investigation to what was causing the issue. This was Nokia PC suite trying to install the phone drivers for a phone that wasn’t even connected to my computer! I stopped this by opening up device manager and removing my phone from the device manager list.

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A computer with the LogMeIn Free Client installed randomly generated the error message

“LMIRfsclientNP.dll is not a valid Windows Image” on logging into windows. This is due to a corruption of the file accessed by Net and Userinit.exe. To clear this error simply reinstall the LogMeIn Free Client. You can get this from

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A client recently upgrade from to the latest version of Sage Line Accounts ( 2009 ). When starting the program and going to the default directory for the company folders ( C:\Program Files\line 50\) and selecting the chosen company folders Company.001 , Company.002 Etc it produced the error

“No data found in this directory”

A manual work around is:

Close Sage

Copy the folders into the new default storage of Sage 2009 ( C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Sage\Accounts\2009 ) from the old verison sage default location ( C:\Program Files\line 50\)

Then Edit the file “C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Sage\Accounts\2009\COMPANY” in notepad

And manually add the new folders to that list e.g.


Save the file and open up sage and you should see your new companies in the company list, select one and it will ask you to upgrade the company folder to the new version

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Installing a new version of Adobe Reader e.g. 9 or unistalling an older version can sometimes bring up the Error : Internal error 2753. Updater.api-NON-OPT during installation and not install Adobe Reader .. Useful!! To get round this error Download the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility package , install , and open through Start , Program Files , Windows Installer Cleanup Utility Find any old Versions of Adobe Reader in the list and remove them, once this is done , rerun the Adobe installation or un-installation

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Internet Information Services Error ( OWA! )

Internet Information Services Error ( OWA! )

After installing applications on Small Business Server 2008 such as VMware Server 1.08 , This may stop and break IIS 7.  This is usually down to the issue stated here ,;en-us;894435 ( ISS 6 or 7 Does not like running ASP 32bit and 64bit at the Same Time on the 64 bit computer )

In the Event Log it brings up this error

The Module DLL C:\Windows\system32\RpcProxy\RpcProxy.dll failed to load with Source: W3SVC-WP

The way to fix this problem with Exchange 2007 is

Go to Start , Type CMD , then Press CTRL , SHIFT and Enter to open the command prompt with Administrive Rights if not already logged in as administrator

Fire off these 2 Commands

  1. cscript %SYSTEMDRIVE%\inetpub\adminscripts\adsutil.vbs SET W3SVC/AppPools/Enable32bitAppOnWin64 0
  2. %SYSTEMROOT%\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v2.0.50727\aspnet_regiis.exe -i

Restart ISS if needed

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HP’s Proliant ML350 G5 has started shipping with a SATA dvd writer. Upon installation of Windows 2003 Server using the HP SmartStart disks , there is no DVD drive listed in Windows Device Manager , Windows

HP Proliant ML350 G5

Disk Management or under My Computer. This can be resolved by

-Shutting down the server

-Opening the case and locating the dip switches on the bottom right of the main board

HP Proliant ML350 G5

-Flicking up switch 6  ( Maintenance Switch )

– Powering up the server until it gets to the error screen ” Please put the maintenance switch to the off position”

– Power the server off , and as said ” put the maintenance switch to the off position” (Switch 6)

– Power up the server and you should have a DVD rom drive again , this is only a temporary fix , HP are aware and should be working on a solution


This is now fixed with Bios : 2008.08.04 (A)
26 Aug 2008

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