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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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 >...

How To Solve Skype Problem “Unable To Mount Database”

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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...

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