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[14 Feb 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Chrome Nightly: mini_installer.exe isn’t updating

I downloaded the latest nightly build of Chrome, only to realize that the mini_installer.exe wouldn’t update my Chrome installation on Windows 7. I would run the executable, but nothing would happen. Finally, I decided to change the compatibility to Windows Vista and Vola!, it worked!
So if you’re having trouble with the mini_installer.exe, just right click the exe, goto Properties. Then goto the Compatibility tab and then choose Windows Vista. No matter if you delete the mini_installer.exe, the settings should stay the same for any mini_installer.exe in that same folder (Desktop?). …

[3 Feb 2009 | 5 Comments | ]
Google Search + AJAX = Internet Fail!!

Google is testing out a new way to search, AJAX! It sounds all good, right? Now I don’t have to have the page reload every time I search! Well that’s a plus, but what about all the apps its going to break? I’m assuming that it will still accept the old format of the search (below) for a while so any search plug-ins should still work. However the real problem is for analytics.
Browsers don’t send “page link” elements in the referrer and so any analytics tracking sites will not be …

[26 Jan 2009 | 8 Comments | ]
IE8 RC1 Released For Download

IE8 RC1 has just been released for download here. Is it available for Vista and XP (Sorry Windows 7).  If you installed Windows XP SP3 after IE8 and you plan on installing RC1 then your SP3 and IE8 installations are permanent and the only option would be to install the final IE8, there is no downgrade option for the OS or IE8. If you want to be able to downgrade SP3 or IE8 then read the link above for more details.
When installing, make sure the “Install the latest updates” box is …

[14 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

Firefox Download Day is June 17, 2008
Mark Your Calendars! The link to the site is above (the banner).
On this date you will be able to download Firefox 3, the newest and best browser on the planet. I will be looking forward to testing Firefox 4 soon!
June 17, 2008 is also the day I can get my temp. drivers license.
In unrelated news…
Firefox 3 RC3 was just released.
Download Here
Just keeping you updated.
- James Hartig

[30 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

This is a redirect post for the following problem.
When trying to open a file, folder, etc. you get the following message from Internet Explorer…
“This page has an unspecified potential security risk. Would you like to continue?”

The solution on page…
Windows XP Problem: “Your current security settings do not allow this action”
should work, but if not, try
Windows XP zip Problem: “Your current security settings do not allow this action”
If that still will not fix your problem, then continue your search, or email me @

Hope That Helps!
-James Hartig

[16 Feb 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

Note: This is not the fix for drag-drop of networked files….
Windows XP Fix For Networked Files
This should also work for any other type of file.
This is a page to fix the problem where you get a dialog “Your current security settings do not allow this action” when drag-dropping a folder/file from a .zip (ZIP Archive) to another open folder/window.
This is caused by how Windows XP SP3 (Only pre-RC2) treats downloaded files and their restrictions….
—-Fix For This Problem!—-
1) Right-click on the offending .zip file
2) Choose Properties
3) Click Unblock

5) Then Click Apply
6) …