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How do I find a dual DVI-D (dual link) graphics card for 2560x1440 resolution?

Mar
26

With high-end LCD and LED monitors becoming affordable, I've opted to upgrade my current 21" monitors with a larger 27" capable of displaying 2560 x 1440 resolution. I have a Dell Optiplex 3010 computer which has 1 x VGA and 1 x HDMI (they are only capable of displaying 1920 x 1050 resolution). I've opted to shop for a new graphics card, but it wasn't easy to choose one as descriptions of the products shown on major websites weren't clear enough to ensure compatibility.

IE9 certificate error blocks navigation and can't continue

Mar
05

As a developer, we often require proceeding with IE browser despite with the certificate error. Microsoft decided to block this completely "trying" to fool-proof phishing and other hacking attempts. But, this is a nuisance to developers. This is how you allow it.

1) Run cmd as administrator

2) Execute the following command as an administrator:

certutil -setreg chain\EnableWeakSignatureFlags 8

3) Restart the computer

PC Charge Payment Server Client Installation

Mar
03

Ok, you already have at least 1 PC Charge (Server + Client) installed and trying to add additional licenses to your setup. To begin accepting credit card with the PC Charge, you'll need a PC Charge server.

How to edit Windows hosts file (C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\Etc\hosts)?

Feb
04

Windows users have a trouble saving plain TXT files without extensions on a Windows machine. For example, if you have to edit C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\Etc\hosts file and save as a plain text file, Windows will automatically add .txt file extension to the file and save it as hosts.txt. Also, Windows does not allow you to edit the file directly in the system folder such as the C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\Etc.

To get around this problem, you'll first have to change folder options of your Windows machine. To do this, please follow the instruction below.

[SOLVED] Vmware Server 2 network bridge is not working (missing vmnet0)

Aug
05

I've had a hell of time today trying to figure out vmware server 2 network bridging problem. The server I've setup more than 2 years ago have been running flawlessly with more than a few reboots over the course of 2 years, and never had network problem in the Guest Operating system running Centos 5.

How to share a folder between the VMware host and guest?

May
01

If you need to share a holder between your Windows host and Linux guest, you may use native VMware folder sharing available on VMware Workstation or VMware Player. To allow folder sharing, you must install VMware Tools on the guest operating system. I've used a VMware Player to demonstrate the configuration options, but WMware Workstation 8 will follow the similar steps.

Prerequisites
■ VMware Tools installer is written in Perl, verify that Perl is installed in the guest operating system.

1. Go to Virtual Machine -> Virtual Machine Settings ....

Malware detected on website

Apr
27

One of the server we manage has been compromised, and hosting malware according to Kaspersky Anti-Virus software. The site uses a number of open-source applications such as Wordpress, Gnuboard and phpLinkDirectory. We initially thought it would be either the .htaccess or base64_encode exploit, but after close examination, we found that plain javascript snippet was inserted into one of the Gnuboard include file (bbs/visit_insert.inc.php).

My serial printer doesn't work. What shall I do?

Feb
04

Serial printers generally do not require a device driver to work in a desired software application. If POS software cannot print directly to the serial printer, it is preferable to make sure we can print from the running operating system such as Windows or Linux. Here are a few things to do to diagnose serial printer problem.

Use the right cable. When trying to connect DTE (PC) to a DTE (such as printer), you'll need to use a null model cable. For information about RS232 Cabling, refer RS232 Cables, Wiring and Pinouts.

Copy and Paste Word document to HTML form

Feb
04

Many users without computer knowledge copy contents from a word document, and paste them into a HTML form (<textarea></textarea>) and expect to retain formating as well as special characters such as smart quotes and emdashes. You may opt to translate smart quotes to regular quotes and emdashes to regular dashes with a PHP script. If any user submits a non-ASCII character contents, you'll probably see weird characters in the database and HTML page. Finding and fixing just a few of them (curly quotes and em dashes) isn't going to solve the real problem.

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