Category Archives: Techie

Office 2007 Installation Error

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 @ 3:02 am

“The windows installer service cannot update one or more protected windows files” From the Windows install disk, or c:\i386 that may have been set up in an OEM install, open (double-click) on the FP40EXT.CAB file. It should open. Find fp4ault.dll in the archive Double-click and extract to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\bin Restart the […]

Uninstall Windows Live Messenger

Sunday, May 31, 2009 @ 10:17 pm

I couldn’t find “Windows Live Messenger” in the Add/Remove Programs window (in XP), so I had to search for an alternative solution. I found one here, where it says to go to Start => Run and paste the following in the textbox: msiexec /x {0AAA9C97-74D4-47CE-B089-0B147EF3553C}

Kon-Boot

Sunday, May 17, 2009 @ 1:46 pm

http://www.piotrbania.com/all/kon-boot/ Kon-Boot is an prototype piece of software which allows to change contents of a linux kernel (and now Windows kernel also!!!) on the fly (while booting). In the current compilation state it allows to log into a linux system as ‘root’ user without typing the correct password or to elevate privileges from current user […]

Disable WordPress Autosave

Sunday, May 3, 2009 @ 4:28 am

WordPress has a feature where revisions are kept of each post. I found this annoying and found a page that describes that to disable this feature, add define(‘WP_POST_REVISIONS’, false); to your wp-config.php file. EDIT: Found a query to delete all page revisions from the database: DELETE a,b,c FROM wp_posts a LEFT JOIN wp_term_relationships b ON […]