Archive for the ‘Windows’ Category

Windows 7 or Vista Recovery Console

Windows 7 or Vista Recovery Console

7 Comments | Friday, January 1st, 2010

Windows 7 and Vista’s System Recovery Options menu and therefore the Command Prompt (formerly the Recovery Console) can be accessed in at least three ways. This article provides step by step how to access the console whatever your situation including creating your own bootable CD if required.

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Error 1923.Service Kaspersky Administration Server (CSAdminServer) could not be installed

Error 1923.Service Kaspersky Administration Server (CSAdminServer) could not be installed

1 Comments | Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

When installing Kaspersky Administration kit you receive the error: “Error 1923.Service Kaspersky Administration Server (CSAdminServer) could not be installed. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to install system services.” This article contains the solution to this common issue.

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Error: You Have Exceeded Your Profile Storage Space…

Error: You Have Exceeded Your Profile Storage Space…

22 Comments | Monday, August 10th, 2009

You receive the error when trying to log off or restart Windows: “Profile Storage Space – You have exceeded your profile storage space. Before you can log off, you need to move some items from your profile to network or local storage.”

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HOWTO: Add A Domain User as an Administrator in Windows XP

HOWTO: Add A Domain User as an Administrator in Windows XP

1 Comments | Friday, August 7th, 2009

Network User As Local Administrator This HOWTO explains how you can add any user on your networks domain as a local administrator on a Windows XP PC. It also explains the difference between a Domain User and a Local User for your information. Typically a domain user is a user who has a user profile […]

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NTLDR is compressed.  Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart

NTLDR is compressed. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart

119 Comments | Monday, August 3rd, 2009

After switching on your computer or after restarting Windows XP you receive the error NTLDR is compressed. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart on a black screen with white writing when trying to boot into Windows.

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Can’t open www.hotmail.com

Can’t open www.hotmail.com

0 Comments | Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Problem Description When you enter the URL www.hotmail.com into Internet Explorer you get an error page and the URL changes. You have no problem accessing Hotmail from another computer such as your office or a friends. Common Symptoms You enter www.hotmail.com into your browser and you get the error “The page cannot be displayed” The […]

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iTunes background has gone PINK!

iTunes background has gone PINK!

2 Comments | Monday, August 3rd, 2009

SOLUTION: iTunes background colour has changed to pink or purple since you last upgraded. This may also be caused by changing your display settings. Read More…

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Windows Setup: Setup did not find any hard disk drives…

Windows Setup: Setup did not find any hard disk drives…

262 Comments | Saturday, July 25th, 2009

SOLUTION TO: When you reach the Welcome Screen of Windows XP Setup and choose to install Windows you are presented with the error “Setup did not find any hard disk drives…”

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Initramfs Prompt When Ubuntu Boots

Initramfs Prompt When Ubuntu Boots

130 Comments | Saturday, July 25th, 2009

The Initramfs prompt (busybox) issue arises after selecting to boot into Ubuntu from your boot menu. The boot process halts at a black screen with an initramfs prompt is displayed. You have probably installed Ubuntu on an NTFS partition dual booting with Microsoft Windows which is causing the problems.

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Invalid Boot.ini or Missing Windows/System32/Hal.dll

Invalid Boot.ini or Missing Windows/System32/Hal.dll

23 Comments | Saturday, July 25th, 2009

After switching on your computer or after restarting Windows XP you receive either of the error messages below and cannot get into Windows.

These errors are usually shown on a black screen with white writing and you cannot get anywhere further. You have no choice but to shutdown or restart the computer.

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