Category Archives: Windows

How to Fix “ShellExecute failed (2): Is this command correct?” on Notepad++

Problem: When you click right-click->Edit with Notepad ++ and get the error “ShellExecute failed (2): Is this command correct?” as seen below:   Found this post useful? Subscribe to our RSS feed, follow us on Twitter or help us grow … Continue reading

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How to Fix “The installation source for this product is not available. Verify that the source exists and that you can access it.” error message

Problem: If you encountered the error when trying to install/uninstall an application, you may be facing a corruption in the registry where the keys missing or partially missing. The installation source for this product is not available. Verify that the … Continue reading

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Kaspersky Security Center displays “Not scanned for a long time”

Kaspersky Security Center is a great tool to manage several PCs from a server where you can manage,¬†monitor, scan for viruses, update, etc… from one control panel installed on the server. However, recently I have hit the problem below even … Continue reading

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The Downside Of a Fragmented Filesystem or Partition

Having a fragmented filesystem or partition is never good news for your system and may be undetected and uncured for day, weeks, or months resulting in loss of productivity since your computer is operating at a less than 100% efficiency. … Continue reading

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A closer look at Windows Update

In this post we discuss the importance of Windows Update and discuss: Purpose of Windows Update How does Windows Update work? Why sometimes updating Windows needs a reboot Getting rid of Windows Update’s nag to restart When is the recommended … Continue reading

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How to create a striped Parition in Windows

There are five well know volume/partition types in existence. Simple, Spanned, Striped, Mirrored, and RAID-5. Each with their benefits and drawbacks, however, this post will focus on how to create a striped volume in Windows. Found this post useful? Subscribe … Continue reading

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Differences between Hard disk partition Types

A partition is an area of hard disk which is reserved for the operating system to use to store data.¬† Each disk can have one or more partitions and a partition can exist on one or more disks. This post … Continue reading

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Clean (Wipe) an Encrypted Disk on Windows

This article is for those who get stuck with an encrypted disk and can’t use either Windows’ Disk Management or the disk encryption software supplied by the vendor (company) that encrypted the disk in the first place (ironic?…yes) The main … Continue reading

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How to Fix the “400 Bad Request” error message from a website

Problem: Whenever you access any website from a specific domain. For example http://www.abc.com/morepages/…. In the URL above, the domain is “abc.com” and “morepages” is a sub-site. The problem shows as the following: Bad Request Your browser sent a request that … Continue reading

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Twitter Monitoring and Management (SocialBro Review)

Whether you are a new or old member to twitter, you may be facing difficulty trying to effectively manage your twitter community (followers and following). This article will cover an application that I recently encountered that helps you do just … Continue reading

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