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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?). …

[31 Jan 2009 | 19 Comments | ]
Google Search lists everything as “Malware”

If you searched anything on Google within the last few minutes, you will now notice that every site is listed as “Harmful”. Under almost every link you will see: “This site may harm your computer.”. Even Google is listed as harmful (see left)! Someone must have screwed something up, or Google was hacked! Well, in the meantime, just ignore the “ Warning - visiting this web site may harm your computer! ” message and in the URL box of your browser remove the “http://www.google.com/interstitial?url=” part.
If your URL looks like this: http://www.google.com/interstitial?url=http://www.google.com/ it would change …

[30 Jan 2009 | One Comment | ]
Spotify closed to USA? :(

Spotify users in the USA have been denied access and presented with a “Why is Spotify not available in my country?” message on the homepage and a link to a post about the recent ban in countries. The post is here and just says that your IP is in the United States and they cannot offer services in that country. However, a post on TechCrunch explains that it was various record labels that shut them down.
Also, a post on Spotify’s Blog explains into more detail the changes and the reasons for the …

[24 Jan 2009 | 9 Comments | ]
Woopra Web Analytics: From Awesome! to huh?!? Then to better…

I have used Woopra for a long time now and so far my experiences have been fairly good. They are a beta service, but yet there hasn’t been too many hiccups along the way. I like the fact that they are free, but they will go paid, they said. I don’t know if I’m ready to pay for them yet, but depending on the price I might shell out $5 a month for them, but with so many free alternatives (Google Analytics), its not very promising.
Recently however, I have had …

[20 Jan 2009 | 6 Comments | ]
Windows 7: Windows Installer Stopped Working

On Windows 7, when running a installer, you may get a dialog saying that “Windows® Installer Has Stopped Working”.  This is caused by the “Customer Experience Improvement Program” and only happens every so often. The fix is easy, however.

Step 1: Open regedit (Start –> regedit (type in “Search Programs and File” box and hit enter) )
Step 2: Navigate to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SQMClient\Windows\DisabledSessions]
Step 3: Delete everything in that “folder” except “(Default)”. Final result should look like:

Step 4: Close regedit and try install again

Other websites say that you should disable the “Customer Experience Improvement …

[23 Dec 2008 | 7 Comments | ]

If you have been receiving:
Event ID 4226: TCP/IP has reached the security limit imposed on the number of concurrent TCP connect attempts.
or you plan on using any sort of BitTorrent or setting up any sort of server.
Tweak Tcpip.sys on Windows XP
1) Visit http://www.xp-antispy.org/index.php/lang-en/download and download “packed zip archive” for your language (filename is like “xp-AntiSpy_english.zip”)
2) Extract the zip file downloaded (Click “Next” -> “Next” -> “Finish”)

3) Open the new folder created  and double click on the exe (something like “xp-AntiSpy.exe”)
4) Goto (in the top menu) “Special” -> “Connection Limit…”

5) In the new …