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Windows 7

If you installed Windows 7 in IDE mode and you want to switch to AHCI mode to enable the AHCI functions like Hot-Plugging and Native Command Queuing, follow these steps:

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jZip, winzip, but free

jZip is an easy to use and fast archiving software. It’s just like goold old WinZip, but free. It supports packing and unpacking of 7z, ZIP, RAR, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR and even ISO.

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Finally, i found a solution for an annoying Thunderbird bug. Every time i started Thunderbird i had to type in the master password multiple times. Once for Thunderbird, once for Lightning and once for a google calendar plugin. Googling, I found a lot of people with the same issue and never a solution. It seems […]

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Linux

When starting VirtualBox i got the error: VirtualBox: supR3HardenedMainGetTrustedMain: dlopen(“/usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox.so”,) failed: VBoxVMM.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory It took me some time to find a solution, it’s a dirty trick, but it actually works; on 32 bit systems: find /usr/lib/virtualbox/ -name \*.so -exec ln -s -t /lib ‘{}’ ‘;’ on […]

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Linux

I don’t know why but suddenly the cursor keys don’t work anymore. The keypad moves my mouse pointer. I tried numlock The solution:

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How to delete duplicates in Outlook? Use Outlook Duplicates Remover.

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Linux

Removing annoying ^M characters that show up in files after edited on a Windows box. :%s/[ctrlkey+v and ctrl-key+M]//g And in VI the command shows like: :%s/^V^M//g

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