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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 Share An Wireless/Wi-Fi Internet Connection With a Windows 7 Computer

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It’s not often, but sometimes you end up in an area where there’s only a wired ethernet connection to the Internet, and you have 2-3 mobile devices that only use Wi-Fi. E.g. a hotel room in China where your 3G devices don’t work. What happens? This is when you’d be happy that you had a Windows 7 computer that had the following software: Virtual Router. From the...

How To Disable GTalk (Google Talk) On Your Android Phone

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I wanted to use both Windows Live and GTalk while on my Android phone, and I didn’t want the default GTalk app to run anymore, since there wasn’t much of a point running two apps for that when one would do. It seemed like there were only 2 popular apps in the market for this – Fring, and Nimbuzz, both of which were free. After installing both, I decided to use Nimbuzz on my...

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 Find Out What’s Locking Files or Folders in Mac

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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...

Best Wireless Keyboard: The Logitech K340 Wireless Keyboard Review

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I was using the Apple Bluetooth Keyboard for a while with my Thinkpad (running Windows 7), but I soon found it inadequate. The keys were mismatched, and I had to use software to match up the keys to what I want to achieve in Windows, i.e. home, end, delete, alt-tab. Also, since I got a Logitech Anywhere MX mouse with unifying technology, I decided that I should get a keyboard that uses the same...

How To Open Documents With Windows Applications On Mac OS (Using VMWare Fusion)

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I love VMWare Fusion, because it allows me to run Windows applications on my Mac seamlessly. It gets to the point that I want some forms of documents to always open with Windows applications. For instance, I don’t like Mac Office, and would rather use Windows Office to open my Office documents. The problem was that when you go to “Get Info” in Finder, some of the Office...

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