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Home Successfully fixing a BSOD problem | Ed Bott’s Windows Expertise | This is the very picture of an unhappy, unhealthy Windows system: In this Reliability Monitor chart, the two rows to focus on are at the bottom. That string of Windows failures (and related Miscellaneous failures) indicate the appearance of the dreaded Blue Screen of Death. I’ve highlighted the last appearance, on October 14. Note that the Failure Detail section below lists the error code, 0x000000D1, and examining the blue screen itself shows that the error is triggered in (although not necessarily caused by) a Windows system file called Afd.sys, which is related to networking. As you can see from the chart, this string of errors started on October 1, and these hard crashes were occurring with alarming frequency by October 10. Ran hardware diagnostics. And still the crashes continued. After about five minutes of research, he came back with the answer. The results? And the moral? I have to give props to HP for its support as well.

Turn Your Ubuntu Intrepid Into Mac OSX Leopard This is an updated version of my previous post Turn Ubuntu Hardy into Mac OSX. That post was written six months ago and many things have changed during this period of time: release of Ubuntu Intrepid, newer Mac4Lin theme, better globalmenu applet etc. As such, I have decided to rewrite this tutorial for the Intrepid platform. Disclaimer: This tutorial was based on Ubuntu Intrepid and Mac4Lin RC1 themes. I don’t guarantee that it will work on other distro or other version of Ubuntu. Download the Mac4Lin themes and extract it to your Home folder. Preparing the installation path Next, in your Home directory, press Ctrl + H to reveal all the hidden files. Installing the Mac4Lin themes Open a terminal, type in: cd Mac4Lin_v1.0_RC1 sh This will install the Gnome themes (window border and icons), change the wallpaper and the panel background. After the installation, your desktop should look something like this: Installing the AWN dock sudo apt-get install xcompmgr Install AWN

The Top 15 Google Products for People Who Build Websites - StumbleUpon Google’s strategy of empowering site developers and owners with free and valuable tools has proven to be effective in garnering a fair bit of geek love for the company. But this affinity to Google by technology enthusiasts is not without warrant—they really do make excellent products that can be instrumental in building, maintaining, and improving websites. What’s more, they’re all usually free. Check out some of the best Google products for developing, analyzing, maintaining and tinkering with websites. 1. Google Chrome Developer Tools Most developers know the advantages and convenience of testing and debugging in a web browser. Google Chrome, the latest major entry in the web browser market, has a robust, capable, intuitive, and downright helpful suite of tools geared for developers comparable to—and some might even argue, better than— web development tools such as Firebug. 2. 3. Google Web Toolkit is a development framework for web application developers. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

GNOME: The Free Software Desktop Project 10 Killer Firefox Extensions That You Probably Don’t Know About This isn’t the usual list of extensions that everyone is used to using, but 10 add-ons that many may not know about, but can be very useful for everyday web browsing. 1. PicLens PicLens instantly transforms your browser into a full-screen 3D experience for viewing images across the web. 2. You know the times where you have been trying to find something through a search engine, but you have to go through every link one by one in order to find it? 3. With Tab Scope you can hover over a tab to get an instant preview of the web page. 4. This is for those who spend hours on Firefox, including myself. 5. You can view and manage downloads in a small status bar in the corner of the screen, without having that download window get in your way. 6. This add-on makes every word interactive by adding a very handy options menu when you hover over it. 7. If you’re like me and use Firefox on multiple computers, you’ll want Foxmarks. 8. 9. 10. This is by far the best add-on out there.

Thesis Theme for WordPress — Solving the fundamental problems of Website development and design Here at DIYthemes, our goal for 2017 is a simple one: We want to make Thesis smarter and better able to accommodate your website needs. We already made great strides with Thesis 2.3 and its built-in WooCommerce compatibility, and we also sprinkled in some features and fixes that help Thesis work better wherever you want to use it (staging servers, WP-CLI environments, etc). With Thesis 2.4, we are pleased to introduce a new saving/response feedback system on Thesis Admin pages and the Skin Editor. Whenever you hit that green Save button, Thesis will tell you exactly what’s happening. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg with Thesis 2.4. [click to continue…] At first glance, Thesis may look like any other WordPress Theme, but that’s really where the similarities end. In reality, Thesis is a comprehensive template system that gives you total control over your design and allows you to do things that simply aren’t possible with a traditional WordPress Theme. [click to continue…] Not anymore.

Making A Cool Login System With PHP, MySQL Martin Angelov Introduction Today we are making a cool & simple login / registration system. It will give you the ability to easily create a member-only area on your site and provide an easy registration process. It is going to be PHP driven and store all the registrations into a MySQL database. To add the needed flair, we are using the amazing sliding jQuery panel, developed by Web-kreation. Step 1 – MySQL First we have to create the table that will hold all the registrations. table.sql CREATE TABLE `tz_members` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL auto_increment, `usr` varchar(32) collate utf8_unicode_ci NOT NULL default '', `pass` varchar(32) collate utf8_unicode_ci NOT NULL default '', `email` varchar(255) collate utf8_unicode_ci NOT NULL default '', `regIP` varchar(15) collate utf8_unicode_ci NOT NULL default '', `dt` datetime NOT NULL default '0000-00-00 00:00:00', PRIMARY KEY (`id`), UNIQUE KEY `usr` (`usr`) ) ENGINE=MyISAM DEFAULT CHARSET=utf8 COLLATE=utf8_unicode_ci; Step 2 – XHTML demo.php demo.css

Gitorious Hack Attack : Install Leopard on your PC in 3 easy steps! | dailyApps Update : 2 : If you are looking for a guide to Dual Boot Windows Vista and Mac OSX Leopard, please follow this guide Hack Attack : Dual Boot Leopard and Windows Vista. The Dual Boot Guide is a comprehensive guide and it should work for most of you with a little bit of hard work. Update : 1 : There is a newer version of this Hack that you might want to check out. Well its been only a day since the Mac OSX Leopard was released officially by Apple and the hackers have managed to create a patched DVD that everyone like you and me can use to install Leopard on PC’s without having to buy a Mac. Make sure you backup all important data before you proceed. The Patched DVD Image The zip file containing the patch One pen drive or USB Flash Drive formatted as FAT32 Well once you have all these you can go ahead and Install Leopard.. Step 1. Burn the DVD Image onto a Single Layer DVD-R using a software like Nero. Step 2. Now that you have the Patched DVD with you, you can now install Leopard. Step 3.