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

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 developer’s website: Virtual Router turns any Windows 7 or Windows 2008 R2 Computer

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

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 Android phone because it had a

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

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 it! There are two packs that you can use, depending

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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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Best Wireless Keyboard: The Logitech K340 Wireless Keyboard Review

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 unifying technology so that I don’t

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

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 applications wouldn’t be listed. I solved this by searching for where the

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