Category Archives: Tips

How To: Mass-Compress / Mass-Resize Image Files

Sunday, July 5, 2009 @ 2:09 am

This guide will show you how to compress image files to be ~200 kB JPEG files, or mass-resize images, suitable for emailing or uploading to sites. Download Irfanview (free! :)) Install it (default settings are fine, but I generally don’t like installing Google Toolbar) Run it (Start => Programs => Irfanview => Irfanview #.##; where […]

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 […]

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 […]