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Entries from June 2008

Remove Old, Moved, Or Non-existent Company Files From the QuickBooks Open Screen

June 27th, 2008 · 6 Comments

When you run QuickBooks you may be presented with a screen such as this: If you have company files listed that non longer exist, have been moved, or are for some other reason unable to open, you probably want to prevent them from being displayed. Here’s how:

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K-Lite Codec Pack: Play All Your Media Files

June 20th, 2008 · Comments Off on K-Lite Codec Pack: Play All Your Media Files

To play a media file you need two things (in addition to the media file itself obviously): a media player and a media codec. Most of you should have a player already. All versions of Microsoft Windows, in fact, include a media player known as Windows Media Player. There are also plenty of alternative players, […]

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Deleting Files “in Use”

June 11th, 2008 · Comments Off on Deleting Files “in Use”

If you have ever tried to delete a file, while it was still opened by a program, you probably received an error message to the effect of “Cannot delete file: Access is denied”. There are several other variations of this error, including: Cannot delete file: Access is denied There has been a sharing violation. The […]

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Process Explorer

June 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Process Explorer is like Window’s Task Manager on steroids, and then some.

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Fixing the “Unmountable Boot Volume” Error

June 4th, 2008 · 2 Comments

If you’ve turned on your computer, only to receive a “Unmountable boot volume” error followed by a restart, this guide is for you. This error occurs when Windows can’t access the drive crucial system files are on. Spyware or virus infections can cause this issue, in addition to hardware failures. Most commonly though, the issue […]

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