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How To Solve The Problem of No Internet Connectivity with VirtualBox

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I tried launching a Windows XP guest using VirtualBox (a free virtualisation software), and found myself in a copy of Windows without network connectivity. It was a trying problem that took me forever to figure out, but I managed to solve this problem by using the Intel network driver instead of the default PCnet-FAST III adapter (which seems to be hugely unpopular, at least from what the search...

How To Solve Lag Problems And Slowness With Samsung Galaxy S (Even After Updating Android OS)

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If you have problems with your Samsung Galaxy S (all versions) after you updated from 2.1 eclair to 2.2 froyo, you’re not alone. Turns out that there’s a problem with Samsung and their Galaxy S’s, and many people are experiencing lag, or general slow-ness, when using their phones. Android 2.1 was pretty okay for me, but after I updated to Android 2.2, things got horribly slow...

How to Fix The Problem of Avira Antivir “Always Ignore” Option Not Working

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I use Avira Antivir, and sometimes it detects and flags files that I want it to ignore. When this happens I usually choose the “Always ignore” option, but for some reason, the “Always ignore” works only for the current session. I.e. if the scanner scans the file again, it’ll prompt me about it again. This is probably a design choice, but raises the question of:...

How To Fix PDF Files Showing Up As A Blank Page in FireFox

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Recently, I realized that any PDF files that I was trying to view in my browser suddenly could not display. Whenever I click on a link to view a PDF file, I end up seeing a blank page. I didn’t do anything to Firefox, nor to Adobe Reader, and when I went to Tools > Options > Applications, everything was still under Adobe, so I didn’t understand what happened. It was until I went to...

How To Fix MTP Failed or CDC Failed Errors When Connecting Your Samsung Galaxy S via USB

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Today, I tried plugging in my Samsung Galaxy S, an Android phone, to my computer, thinking that I could transfer some files to it. Surprise, surprise, I was greeted by an error stating that there was a problem installing the USB drivers for my phone. Windows Update didn’t seem to have any drivers for this too, so I went to Google for “USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S” and found...

How To Install and Use Custom MP3 Ringtones For Android Phones

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When I got my Android, I was surprised that setting a custom ringtone was harder that it should be. What I did was: Install Blackmoon AttachSave (From Android Market) Install Blackmoon File (From Android Market) Using your computer, go to a site (I recommend zedge.net) and choose your ringtone that you want Download this ringtone to your computer Ideally, you should name this ringtone to...

How To Install IonCube Loader On MAMP On Your Mac

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MAMP (Mac, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is a package that allows you to run your own PHP-enabled web server with MySQL easily on your Mac. However, if you’re looking for additional libraries like the ionCube libraries, you’ll need to download and install them yourself. That’s not bad because it’s not hard at all. What you need is to go to , and download the ionCube loader file for...

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