Posted by paris on Nov 1, 2010 in Research
Well having had issues with Mcafee
before , this was another issue that took some research to find out what was going on! A friend asked me to check an email problem he was having. He had 2 computers in his house on the same net connection. The email was hosted by GoDaddy, one pc was recieving email over IMAP fine , the other had been , but one day decided to stop. The connection windows in thunderbird brought up “thunderbird refused connection”. At first I removed the SSL connection for IMAP and changed the port to 143. This still brought up the same error.
I make sure I could communicate to the imap server and nothing was blocking it router side through telnet
“telnet imap.server.com 143″ .
This brought back the correct IMAP headers so communication was fine which was even stranger. I then used the netstat command to find out what was listening and commuicating in the background. Bingo, I found Mcafee version of svchost.eve was listening on pop3 port 110. I thought this was strange as there was no pop3 email accounts setup on this computer. I unistalled Macfee Internet Security which was on a trial with the laptop and has been disabled, and straight away this fixed the email problem without even restarting!
I would like to big up two awesome sites for when you get a new laptop ,
to remove all the trial rubbish and toolbars you get with a new computer that manufactures make tiny amounts on from the software producers, but loose twice as much with support calls due to it
automated installer for opensource and freeware software
Posted by paris on Apr 30, 2010 in Research
?Recently a user
tried to go to a web page with Flash Adverts , and it brought up the following error message
“A script in this movie is causing Adobe Flash Player 10 to run slowly. If it continues to run, your computer may become unresponsive. Do you want to abort the script? Yes / No.”
I test to a flash site such as YouTube proved no problems at all
I used Reinstalled Adobe Flash , with still no joy , Removed Adobe Flash using the Adobe Flash Uninstaller
then tried to reinstall but still problems.
, Internet Options
, General Tab
, Browsing History
Chose the following :
History , Cookies and Temporary Internet Files , Press delete and this fixed the error!
Posted by paris on Mar 18, 2010 in Research
Upon opening up windows XP User Profiles and trying to delete or copy to another profile , the button is greyed out. Even though you have logged out of the account in question if you would like to delete it or copy to or from it Windows XP thinks its open.
Restart the computer from fresh and login to another account with Local Administrator access without being the account you would like to delete or Copy From or To and the button should re appear black and let you select it!
Posted by paris on Feb 11, 2010 in Research
If you receive this error on your HP Sender 9100c then your hard disk has either died or is on the way out , to resolve this issue you can either get the part already imaged with the HP OS on there : HP Part Number – C1316-69006 which can cost anywhere up to £200 or thanks to Bill ! You can now download the image files from here and load it onto a spare 40gig – 120 Gig IDE Hard Disk or one can be bought for around £60 In aid of his bandwidth , I have also hosted the images here : http://pariswells.com/upload/9100C_Image_1.rar and
http://pariswells.com/upload/9100C_Image_2.rar Image 1 will Extract to a 3 Gig .img File and Image 2 will extract to an 40 Gigabyte Image File. You will need to download WinRar for this Then download Self Image Here http://www.pariswells.com/upload/SelfImage-121.zip
Selfimage is pretty self-explanatory to use.
1. Connect the HDD to an IDE port on your computer or through a USB to IDE Converter
2. Start SelfImage.
3. Under 'Input' select 'File' then point to the location of the image.
4. Under 'Output' select 'Drive' then point to the drive letter of HDD.
5. Click 'OK'. Thats about it. Once SelfImage is finished, remove the new HDD and put it in your 9100C.
You may have to set the factory defaults on the DS on first boot.
Shift+Alt+green key - Tools - "Factory defaults" - Ok
Make sure the hard disk has the right jumper setting on ( To Single/Master) otherwise it will display "Hard Disk Error FFFFFFF"
Here is the Software, administrators manual & service manual - http://pariswells.com/upload/HP_9100C.zip
Posted by paris on Feb 3, 2010 in Research
Recently I was trying to insert a new image in an email signature for a user , however when I inserted the image it reduced the width which changed the resolution of the signature to an unreadable format. This is due to the fact outlook tries to resize the image to the width of an A4 page. There is no where in outlook 2007 to change the size of the image. To change the image back to its original 2
1) Find the sinatures HTM File , this will be in C:\Documents and Settings\”Your Username”\Application Data\Microsoft\Signatures
2) Open ( The name of the signature).htm with Microsoft Word
3) Right click on the image , click format
, select Picture
tab and choose Reset Picture
4) Save the file an this will change the signature back to its original size!
Posted by paris on Jan 29, 2010 in Research
When creating an email in Microsoft Outlook you attempt to correct a misspelled word, however when you right click on the word, the signature menu opens instead of the spelling menu.
This happens when you have a default signature at the bottom of your email , and is due to the fact outlook thinks your whole message is the signature due to :
A) Deleted the first two blank lines in the email to the point where the first character in your email is the first character in your signature. or
B) Hit Delete too much or used Backspace to the point where the first character of your signature is directly following the last character of your email.
The best way round this is to not do the above or add “–” to the start of every signature!
Posted by paris on Jan 13, 2010 in Research
Windows 7 have removed Removable Storage Manager (RSM) service from Windows 7
Microsoft say “You can use RSM to manage online libraries (such as changers and jukeboxes) and track removable tapes and disks.”
This means Windows NT Backup for Windows 7 and Server 2008 OS no longer included intergrated support for Tape Drives
The way around this for Server 2008 is to install Nortons Backup Exec
For Windows 7 , It seems the only tool I found that support this is http://www.uraniumbackup.com/index-en.aspx
but so far no free software
Posted by paris on Jan 10, 2010 in Research
Ebuyer have obtained an update for the SY885 which gives a full 7-char postcode search, plus map updates. Download an unzip this file : http://www.pariswells.com/upload/NAVIGO_Upgrade.zip
, there will be a pdf document in there giving the upgrade instructions.
Remember you can always install Tom Tom
Posted by paris on Jan 7, 2010 in Research
What you Will Need :
Execute pfdavadmin.exe on the server,
extract the files,browse to the extracted
map and execute pfdavadmin.exe again.
- Click File, connect.
- On the 'Exchange server' and
'Global Catalog' text boxes, fill
in your server hostname.
- Select 'All mailboxes' and press OK.
-- ONE BY ONE EDITING OF PERMISSIONS --
We can edit the calendar permissions one by one by
- Selecting an user, expanding it, then expand 'Top of Information Store'
- Right-click 'Calendar'
- Choose 'Folder permissions'.
Now you can view and set permissions.
- Click 'Add'
- Click 'Browse' and search for the user you want to have permissions on this
- Select the user and click Ok, Ok..
- Set the permission and click 'Commit changes'
-- ACCESS FOR EVERYONE!! --
Let's say you want everyone to be able to edit and view each others
This is a very common thing in many organizations.
Luckly this tool brings us a bulk permission set tool!
- Click tools
- Click 'Set Calendar Permissions'
- Click 'Add'
- Click 'Browse' and search for the 'Everyone' context
- Select it and click Ok, Ok..
- Set the permissions for everyone.
- Click Ok
A new pop-up reveals itself.
Read it carefully.. in the next dialog you can REMOVE permissions.
The role in the dropdownbox, as the pop-up tells us, has got no effect.
So select the entities you want to be removed by for example the 'Everyone' group.
Right now, we ain't going to use this setting since we are not removing, but setting permissions.
Just click 'Ok' and witness how the tool will edit al the calendar folders..
Posted by paris on Jan 7, 2010 in Research
I had just upgrade a Users computer to Office 2007 , They wanted to use Microsoft Outlook for their work email and utilise Outlook Express for their peronsal email. However upon opening the spell checker it had been changed to the French dictionary. I also noticed that I was unable to change it back to the English dictionary.
Turns out this is noted fault from Microsoft! http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932974
Their solution is to download and install Windows Vista / Windows 7 New Version of Outlook Express = “Windows Live Mail”
I know how users get attached to their software , and the way it looks and feels! So luckily I found a solution so the user could still utilise Outlook Express Spell Checker
This is to Download and Install : http://www.snapfiles.com/downloads/dlspelloe.html ( Which is Spell Checker For OE 2.1 )
Just to note , this will only restore English ( United States ) Language