How To Solve Windows 7 Activation Error 0x8007232B DNS Name does not exist

If you’re trying to activate Windows 7, and are faced with the following error: Error Code: 0x8007232B Description: DNS Name does not exist You can try this to solve the problem. Search for “cmd”, then right-click on “cmd.exe” and choose to “Run as adminstrator” (this is important!) Then type these: slmgr.vbs -ipk [Your Windows 7 Product Key with the dashes] slmgr.vbs -ato That should work and activate your copy of Windows 7.

How To Automatically Remove error_log Files

Apache has great logging features, but if you’re using shared hosting, then sometimes removing error_log files might not be very simple. Poking around the Internet did lead me to Lester’s site, where he has generously created and offered an error_log file cleaning script for free. Grab that script here. Just upload that script to your web server, run it, and any error_log file that it finds (it searches downwards recursively), it will delete. So if you’re looking for a way

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How To Find Out What’s Locking Files or Folders in Mac

One of the first problems that I came across the Mac was the “File in use” error that occurred whenever I tried to unmount a hard drive, or unmount a USB thumb drive. It was annoying because I didn’t know how to find the source. In Windows, I would face the same problem too, but I had a program that I used to tell me the offending application. It was handy because it would show me what exactly was locking

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How To Run The Apple Hardware Test On Your Mac

After I did my last post on 4 Months After Switching Over From Windows To A Mac, I got asked about how I actually ran the Apple Hardware Test on loop mode. To do so, you’ll need the Applications Install DVD that came with your Mac. This is the one that has a little block of text in the upper right corner that says to press D to launch the Apple Hardware Test when starting up. Follow those instructions, and

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How To Reset The MySQL Root User Password and Privileges

Problem: I was developing using PHPMyAdmin when I added a new root user (with a host value of %), and removed the rights of the default root user. When you do that, you’ll get a gut-wrenching feel that you just made a huge boo-boo, find that suddenly everything will not work, and kick yourself in the ass. Fortunately, you have a fix. It’s in the mysqld –skip-grant-tables command, but you can’t just run it directly. First of all, fire up

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How To Solve Codec Type Mismatch Error When Converting Videos With ffmpegX

For a video conversion tool that’s so powerful and easy-to-use, ffmpegX is something that throws up occasional errors that just frustrate you to no end until you discover what it means. One such error that I get is when I convert video files to Flash video (FLV). Here’s the error: Codec type mismatch for mapping #0.0 -> #0.0 Turns out that this has got to do with the audio of your original video file, and how it was mapped together

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