WordPress is unable to establish a database connection

Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, Tutorials, Windows Support 2.5.2013 Comments Off on WordPress is unable to establish a database connection

Why do you get this error? Well basically, you are getting this error because WordPress is unable to establish a database connection (just like the error says). Now the reason why WordPress is unable to establish a database connection can vary greatly. It could be that your database login credentials are wrong or have been…

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20 Great Google Secrets

Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, Windows Support 24.4.2013 Comments Off on 20 Great Google Secrets

By Tara Calishain PC Magazine Google is clearly the best general-purpose search engine on the Web (see www.pcmag.com/searchengines). But most people don’t use it to its best advantage. Do you just plug in a keyword or two and hope for the best? That may be the quickest way to search, but with more than 3…

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Windows XP countdown clock ticks!

Blog, Windows Support 25.2.2013 Comments Off on Windows XP countdown clock ticks!

Retirement deadline for Microsoft’s longest-lived OS is ‘ticking time bomb,’ says migration firm Windows XP has fewer than 500 days left to live, according to Microsoft and third-party countdown clocks. Microsoft will end support for XP on April 8, 2014, when it will issue a final security update for the 11-year-old operating system. Microsoft offers…

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Using Windows 8 Pro 64bit and Quickbooks?

Blog, Windows Support 7.1.2013 Comments Off on Using Windows 8 Pro 64bit and Quickbooks?

OK! You’ve decided to make the leap of faith and upgrade your Win 7 to Win 8 Pro. You have the 64 bit (x64) and now you open your invoices, create one, and go to send like you normally do, and WHAM! You hit a wall with an error that QuickBooks can’t create a PDF…

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Wireless Internet and Microwave Ovens

Blog, Just for fun, Linux Support, Mac Support, Mobile Users, Windows Support 27.12.2012 Comments Off on Wireless Internet and Microwave Ovens

We noticed something odd a while back– when the microwave oven was being used, we would lose all connectivity on our wireless internet connection. That lead to the internet dropping out in the whole building – internet radio, game consoles, laptops, etc. It turns out that the issue is that microwave ovens and wireless internet…

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How to Rename your iPad

Blog, Mac Support, Mobile Users, Windows Support 22.12.2012 Comments Off on How to Rename your iPad

Want to change the name of your iPod, iPad or iPhone? The first time you ran the iTunes Setup Assistant, you were asked to name your new device. But many people are so excited to play with their new toy that they blow right past this step. So what should you do if you want…

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How To Install & Carry Windows 7 On Your USB Flash Drive

Blog, Windows Support 22.12.2012 Comments Off on How To Install & Carry Windows 7 On Your USB Flash Drive

Since most of you might have a 4GB+ USB flash drive, this guide shows you how to carry Windows 7 on an USB flash drive and run it from the USB almost like a portable application! Yes, you can do it easily. Follow the instructions given below to make it happen. Requirements: Bootable USB –…

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Make a Bootable USB Installer for Windows 7 with WinToFlash

Blog, Just for fun, Windows Support 22.12.2012 Comments Off on Make a Bootable USB Installer for Windows 7 with WinToFlash

These days, it is always a good idea to have a bootable USB handy. Especially if you a laptop user. You can use a bootble USB or media to install an operating system and more. WinToFlash is a free tool thats lets you create a bootable USB and transfer your Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows…

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Transform a USB stick into a boot device packing multiple Linux distros using GRUB

Blog, Just for fun, Linux Support, Mac Support, Mobile Users, Windows Support 22.12.2012 Comments Off on Transform a USB stick into a boot device packing multiple Linux distros using GRUB

A USB stick used as a bog-standard storage device can be transformed into a host device for Linux images upon reboot in 5 easy steps. In this HOWTO the USB stick is identified as sdX and contains a single partition sdX1. Make careful note of the drive and partition labels on your system as they can be very different. The…

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Windows 8: The Animated Evaluation

Blog, Mobile Users, Windows Support 22.12.2012 Comments Off on Windows 8: The Animated Evaluation

 

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