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 Solve The MediaMonkey Error of “Runtime error 217 at 00469DAD” in Windows 7

The fact that Windows 7 is mentioned in the title of this post should give you some clue on why this error message will surface. If you haven’t figured it out yet, it’s got to do with Windows 7’s permissions and UAC mechanisms. Apparently MediaMonkey tries to load some dependencies, and it’s not allowed to do so. If you right-click on MediaMonkey.exe and choose to run it as an administrator, you should be able to run MediaMonkey just fine. The

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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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How To Open All New Windows As New Tabs, By-Passing The _blank Attribute

One quirk that I discovered in Safari was that new links (the links that are assigned a target=”_blank” attribute) are always opened in a new Safari window, even though you may have set the option to open all links in a new tab in Safari’s preferences. The fix for this turns out to be simple, as I found out from this blog post. Simply open up Terminal by going to Applications > Uitlities > Terminal. In the Terminal window that

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How To Solve Skype Problem “Unable To Mount Database”

There was an update for Skype that I performed on my Macbook this morning, and when I was done with the update, Skype was restarted. However, there was a problem when Skype started, and it showed this error message: “Unable to mount database”. Searching around, I found a solution by Skype user Michael on the Skype forums. Apparently several people were having this problem too, and the fix proposed by Michael was a simple solution to this problem. You just

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