Tag Archives: fix

What to do when Skype is connecting forever

Today my Skype wasn’t able to connect. It simply tried connecting for ages and then it failed.
It wasn’t my firewall and also not a old version, as i updated to the most recent version with no change.

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DNS not starting on Plesk debian server

After a Plesk Debian server reboot, and a manual DNS start trial (DNS wasn’t starting automatically),
Plesk wasn’t able to start the DNS server because of a locking error.

/opt/psa/admin/bin/dnsmng ‘–status’ failed with message: dnsmng: Unable to open file “/var/lock/files/23d9c96d428d491d87bd37baeae57baf”: No such file or directory.
System error 2: No such file or directory
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Extend Windows XP Update for 5 years

With this small registry file you’re able to extend your Windows XP upgrade time to get updates till the year 2019.

This tricks Microsoft into thinking that you run a corporate XP that is intended for banking systems and
payment terminals, which get extended support and updates for another 5 years!

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Edit MSI Installers

Why do some applications and games insist on a predefined Windows version?
As time passes and no current games are worth to be played, i resort to playing some of my old games that
i loved for their good gameplay and not for their high end graphics, which current games seem to rely on.

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Windows Installer Fix

This tool was built to fix unsolvable windows installer errors.

Fixes most of the Windows Installer errors and even the ones introduced by Microsoft Office 2010.

It solves errors of Windows Installer in x64 / x32 (64 bit / 32 bit) mode.
Privilege errors (caused by broken registry privilege settings).
Corrupted Service errors (caused by bad registry service values) and so on…
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