11 08, 2015

How to switch from IDE to AHCI mode in Windows 7

By |2016-12-22T21:35:10+01:00August 11th, 2015|Errors and fixes, How-To's, Windows 7|3 Comments

Recently I received a notebook that once didn't load Windows, USB stick (bootable) - at all. The first thing was to enable booting. The problem occurred after reset of the BIOS. I assumed the CMOS battery has depleted. Generally, no big deal. Switch off UEFI boot option and enable legacy instead. After booting, however a [...]

5 08, 2015

Attachment size exceeds allowable limit – Outlook

By |2016-12-22T21:35:10+01:00August 5th, 2015|Errors and fixes, Office, Outlook, Windows|0 Comments

Setting maximum attachment size for outlook - a little warning When you want to change maximum attachment size for Microsoft Outlook, you may see on the Internet guides that you may set this limit to actually - unlimited. This might be done by setting proper registry key to value of "0": For Outlook 2013: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Outlook\Preferences [...]

7 10, 2014

End of support for Windows 8.1 and RT without KB2919355

By |2016-12-22T21:35:10+01:00October 7th, 2014|Microsoft, Updates, Windows|0 Comments

Today is the last day of support for Windows 8.1 systems as well as Windows RT 8.1 that does not have KB2919355 update installed. Microsoft announced this earlier this year. According to Microsoft, all systems running Windows 8.1 with automatic updates enabled should have this already installed. If for some reason your Windows system didn't install it [...]

28 08, 2014

Copy and paste in Word 2010 produces black spot | Windows Secrets Lounge

By |2016-12-22T21:35:10+01:00August 28th, 2014|Microsoft, Windows|0 Comments

BLACK BLOB SOLUTION (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) For many users with this black blob/dot issue, the problem is caused by a defective Bluetooth add-in for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Black Blob Word 2007 FIX (Similar process for Excel and PowerPoint, just use excel.exe, and powerpnt.exe instead of 'Winword' in the following) Click Start button --> Type Winword into the search box [...]

26 08, 2014

Disable HP Password Manager

By |2014-08-26T11:14:01+02:00August 26th, 2014|HP, Windows|4 Comments

Maybe you have noticed, that when you buy a new computer from HP it is loaded with lots of software. Most of them are considered very "helpful" by HP staff - maybe for home users they are. But most of them are just software that you won't probably ever use. Among them there's HP Client Security [...]

25 06, 2014

Windows XP updates still available

By |2014-06-25T12:46:30+02:00June 25th, 2014|Updates, Windows|0 Comments

As stated by Microsoft many times before, on  8th of april 2014 Microsoft has stopped updating Windows XP Professional and Home systems. That said, none of almost 1/4 in the world computers will receive updates for their computers. Many of their users will simply not bother  since they are home or not-so-aware-of-risk users. Some of [...]

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