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Entries from July 2008

Option to Install Windows is Grayed Out (when Running Network Install)

July 30th, 2008 · 18 Comments

This is not a guide to installing Vista on your m200. This is a follow-up to the original post here. This post is only for those that have tried installing Vista or XP on a laptop using TFTP32 and have experienced a grayed out “Install Windows” button.

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Fixing the “The SYSTEM HAS REACHED THE MAXIMUM SIZE ALLOWED FOR THE SYSTEM PART OF THE REGISTRY” Error

July 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

All versions of Windows store crucial system and program information in the registry. On some versions (Windows 2000 and NT), the size of the registry is restricted by a setting. If the registry size reaches this maximum set value, an error will be displayed. If you are running Windows 2000 or NT, you can manually […]

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Getting Around the “cannot Read From the Source File” Error

July 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on Getting Around the “cannot Read From the Source File” Error

There are 2 situations where Windows will present you with a “cannot read from the source file” error: You try to open/view/edit/delete a file which has already been moved or deleted. You try to delete a file (or folder) which is still present on your computer. In the first case, the solution is simple, return […]

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Solution to “Cannot Find Proofing.en-us” Error When Installing Office 2007

July 12th, 2008 · 21 Comments

I opted for a download only version of Microsoft Office 2007 for a discounted rate. Ever since I first tried installing Office 2007, the installer gives me error messages about not being able to find files. At first I wrote these off to a poorly designed conversion from the CD media Office normally comes on […]

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Fix Outlook Express to Properly Handle E-mail (mailto:) Links

July 5th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Many people rely on Outlook Express to send and receive e-mail. One of the most common issues with Outlook Express is that it will fail to handle “mailto:” links on web pages correctly. Clicking an e-mail address in a web page may open a blank window, present an error message, or not respond at all. […]

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Change the Header And Footer of Internet Explorer Printouts

July 4th, 2008 · Comments Off on Change the Header And Footer of Internet Explorer Printouts

When you print a web page from with-in Internet Explorer, the printout will contain a header an footer. By default, the header contains the web page’s title and pagination, and the footer contains the URL and date. You can change the header and footer to include other information too.

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