Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Software Articles

Windows Update Error 80245003 – Windows Update won’t run on Vista RC2

Updated on 06.25.07: I have added some more detailed steps based on feedback I received. See end of post for further details. I'm playing around with Windows Vista on a test box that I have. So far, it's looking like...

Helper apps for the Mac (specifically Remote Desktop Connection)

I'm sure that if you are a mac user and you use Microsoft's Remote Desktop (RDC) to connect to other PCs, that you have become frustrated on how limited the capabilities are. I found a couple of tools that...

Fun with PHPSurveyor v1.08a2

I'm finally getting back to testing out other opensource software. I just installed the latest version of PHPSurveyor (1.08a2) and ran into some .htaccess madness. No matter what I did, after initializing the security features (which depend on .htaccess...

Voice call hangups after 4 minutes on Tmobile MDA/HTC Wizard

I figured that I would post this little bit of mobile phone tweaking for any users who may be searching for a solution to the following issue. Ever since I upgraded my Tmobile MDA to the "latest and greatest"...

Evaluating two Open Source Apps: Vanilla Forum & CraftySyntax

First one that I was looking at was Vanilla forums by Lussumo. What I was looking for was a forum that was different from all of the others out there. A looong time ago, I played with SnitzForums and...

Cookie Monster killed my Safari

Over the past few days, I had been having issues with Safari simply crashing every time that I launched it. No matter what I did (Disk Repair, Repair Permissions, etc.), I was unable to correct. I had to resort...

Fun with OpenSource

Some interesting opensource items that I have been playing with: JitterBit Integration Server - pretty nice stand alone integration server with various types of hooks activeCollab - a flat out opensource "attack" at BaseCamp SugarCRM - an extremely solid implementation of a...

Anti-Spyware Tools (recommended)

There are two anti-spyware tools that are free that I recommend all Windows users install: Spybot Search & Destroy SpywareBlaster Both of these tools are free, however, you need to be diligent in terms of updating their "definitions" regularly (part of the...

The blame game

Macs rule! Simple, elegant and the stuff just works. Prime example: new digital camera. After our old digital camera died and we purchased a new one, we, of course, wanted to see how well it worked. The test: take...

Printing Fixed

...how something that has been documented for many years can continue to crop up...
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