Category Archives: Bugfixing

How to reset a HP Hawlet Packard PageWide printer?

If your printer locks you out, asks for passwords you never set and tells you that each and every WiFi and other option is locked by a Administrator then you need to reset that thing.

Mine always forgot the settings for WiFi and networking and DHCP and so on and one day he simply locked me out, disabled the network altogether and didn’t let me set anything through the touchscreen anymore.

Please enter the Pin… but i never set a pin…!

To unlock the “Disable Menu” option, press the touchscreen buttons in this way: Continue reading

How to force Mozilla Thunderbird to use your old profile when downgrading or changing release channels?

If you downgrade Mozilla Thunderbird or switch from a beta or nightly release back to a stable “release” version, Thunderbird forces you to create a fresh profile, with no mails, no settings and no nothing left.

At the moment there is no reason for this and there is a small command that still enables you to force thunderbird to accept the version you’re switching to. Continue reading

How to log connection errors in Thunderbird

How to enable logging on mozilla thunderbird?

This is how to temporatly allow logging of thunderbird imap4, php3 or smtp connection events to a file to find out why things don’t work as expected.
The only permanent changes it makes, is the creation of your logfile… the logging mode will turn off, as soon as you close thunderbird and the commandline.

Open your commandline and type in these settings: Continue reading