Category Archives: Windows

Quickbooks problem: “QuickBooks was unable to back up company file”

Problem: I have Quickbooks Pro 2008 installed in Windows XP. I try to save a backup of my company file on local disk, and got the error message: “QuickBooks was unable to back up company file” again and again. I’m frustrated. Please, how to solve it? Solution: Here’s a solution: do a Windows Update. I […]

LiveMesh vs. Mobile Me

If you need to synchronise files between multiple machines but don’t fancy shelling out $99 per year for Apple’s MobileMe, Microsoft has an alternative: Live Mesh. Currently in beta, the software gives you 5GB of online storage that you can use with multiple PCs, Macs and mobile phones. First things first: Live Mesh is no […]

Spector Pro–The Cadillac of Monitoring Software

Written: Feb 20 ’04 (Updated Feb 21 ’04)happy2000usa’s Full Review: Spectorsoft Spector Internet Monitoring Software P… The term “Spyware” has an ugly connotation. It has evolved to mean a piece of code added to your computer that allows person or persons unknown to monitor your use or retrieve confidential data. In fact, there is good […]

Missing codec: .AVI file plays with sound but no image!

Problem:.AVI files play with sound but no image. Cause:Missing codec. Solution: Download and install AVIcodec: This diagnostics utility will display the attributes of / information about a given media file. It is most frequently used to determine what audio and video codecs a media file uses. Open the .AVI file in AVIcodec to find […]

Disable the Avira AntiVir avnotify nag screen and splash screen!

.: Disable the Avira AntiVir avnotify nag screen :. Windows 2000: Click Start, and then click Run In the Open box, type gpedit.msc, and then click OK Expand User Configuration, expand Administrative Templates, and then expand System In the right pane, double-click Don’t run specified Windows applications Click Enabled, and then click Show Click Add, […]

Spector Pro v6.0

Turning Off Ad-Hoc Connections in Windows XP

Question:  What is Ad-Hoc Mode in Wireless Networking? Answer:  On wireless computer networks, ad-hoc mode is a method for wireless devices to directly communicate with each other. Operating in ad-hoc mode allows all wireless devices within range of each other to discover and communicate in peer-to-peer fashion without involving central access points (including those built […]

Screen capture software

Question:What software do you use for screen capture to video? Answer by Macintosh screen capture, we use Amborsia Software’s Snapz Pro.  For Windows screen capture, we use TechSmith’s Camtasia Studio. Note: Snapz Pro X 2.1.2Name: 219519E-Mail: c@surfeu.atSerial: 5H5P-TUAF-4YY2(from

Turn on Vietnamese keyboard in Windows XP and Vista.

Question: “How to turn on Vietnamese language for Windows XP or Vista?” Solution:This solution is for Windows XP. Vista has a simliar process. Step 1: Go to “Control Panel”, run “Regional and Language Options”, click on “Languages” tab, check the first box “Supplemental language support” that says “Install filles for complex script…” It will ask […]

Adding Network Printers in Windows Vista

Question:“I have two local printers on my Windows XP machine. And I wanted to connect them to my Windows Vista laptop via router network. When I tried to add a network printer through Control Panel of Windows Vista, I got an error message: ” Windows Cannot Connect To The Printer. Access Is Denied” What should […]