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How To Remove Bonjour mDNSResponder.exe

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If you’ve recently installed an Adobe product on your Windows machine, such as Photoshop CS3/CS4, you may have an issue where your computer can see the network, but not the internet. This is usually caused by a program called mDNSresponder.exe, which is a Bonjour service that Adobe installs for network/internet communication. Unfortunately, this sometimes has a side effect of causing ... Read More »

Error when attempting to download or install Office 2013 – “Your product is busy doing something else”


Are you trying to install or update Office 2013 (or Office 365) on your computer, but are unable to due to the error: “Something went wrong. Office can’t do that right now because your product is busy with another task. Please wait for this task to complete and try again.” or “Windows cannot find ‘C:Program FilesMicrosoft Office 15clientX64integratedOffice.exe’. Make sure ... Read More »

Error: “ Acrobat failed to load core DLL ”

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Are you unable to open Adobe Reader or Acrobat due to the pop up “Acrobat Failed to Load core DLL? If so, you may have a rootkit on your system preventing you from using Adobe products! But don’t worry, we have the solution to get you back up and running. Follow these 3 steps, and your Adobe will go back ... Read More »

Connection Status Bar missing in Outlook

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Did your connection status bar disappear? The one that tells you how many Items you have, and whether or not you are connected to exchange or any other service? Quick fix to make it show again! If you don’t have the ribbon enabled, you will go to View and make sure “Status Bar” is checked. Voila! It’s back! If you do have ... Read More »

Delete IMAP Messages in Outlook

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Note: This Article was written for Outlook 2003, but should still work (with modifications) for other versions. Are you running your Outlook email through IMAP and getting a strikethrough in your messages when you hit Delete? Well, to completely remove them, your will need to “purge” your deleted emails. Read More »

Change Receive Limits in Exchange 2007 and 2010

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Do you need to change your sending and receiving limits in Exchange 2007 or 2010? There are two steps to edit either (or both) of the receive or send connectors in Exchange 2010. Here’s a quick guide to both Powershell and Exchange Management Console.   Read More »

Ninite – install multiple programs with the click of a button

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I recently came across another tool that has saved me a ton of time, and headaches, on deploying software to new, refreshed, and current PCs. Essentially what Ninite is, is a micro installer with programs that you choose inside. Select the programs you want from and download the installer. When you run it, it does all of the installing for ... Read More »

Scan IP addresses quickly and with detailed information


Are you looking for a fast, effective, and descriptive IP Scanner? Do you need to scan IP addresses for information? I recently stumbled across a tool, called “Advanced IP Scanner” (Great name right?) that did everything I needed when I was looking for information on one of my networks. In less than 5 minutes, I had downloaded, installed and run ... Read More »

Notification: “To free up disk space outlook express can compact messages”

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When you reboot your PC, do you get a pop up notification that says “To free up disk space outlook express can compact messages“? If so, then there is a two part process for making it stop! Part One: Turn off Indexing for Outlook Express Click Start and select Control Panel Select Indexing Options Press “Modify” and uncheck Outlook Express. Part ... Read More »

Adobe crashes when printing

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When you select “Print” in Adobe Reader X (and previous versions), does it become unresponsive, and then crash? This is likely due to a recent issue with the program. (As of this time, 10.1.4) There are two ways to fix this issue, depending on the below scenarios: 1) You are below version 10.1.3 (To check this, Open Adobe Reader and ... Read More »

Error 0xc0000135 – How To Fix It

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Are you getting the error message: “Application failed to Initialize properly: 0xc0000135″  and cannot find out what is wrong? As you might have already found (if you did a web search of course!), the most common cause for this error is not having the .NET framework installed on your system (or not installed properly). There is an easy way to ... Read More »

Unable to open links in outlook

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Are you unable to open hyperlinks in your Outlook Email Client? Do you get the error message: “This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator.” This is not an Outlook error. The most common cause is a corrupt registry key in Internet Explorer. To fix this, follow these steps: 1. ... Read More »

Windows Remote Desktop won’t lose the scroll bars

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If you are using Remote Desktop, and it looks minimized (with scroll bars) and maximizing it doesn’t fix the issue, here is a quick fix! If you are using an icon on your desktop for RDP, right click on it and choose “edit”. From there, choose the display tab and set it for “Full Screen”. Hit connect at the bottom ... Read More »

Top margin missing in Microsoft Office Word

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When you open a document, is the cursor at the top left corner of the page, as if the top margin was missing? Then it is likely, you accidentally disabled “Show White Space” in Word. This is a very simple and easy fix that will only take a minute of your time! There are two ways to fix this problem: ... Read More »

Cannot dismiss a calendar event in Outlook

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If you have a past recurring event that you deleted from your calendar and one of these events still remains “stuck” even when reminder pops up every once in a while, and you click “dismiss” or “dismiss all”, it does not stop the reminder, then there is a quick run command you can use to remove the calendar event. Click ... Read More »

Symantec Endpoint Protection getting hundreds of DWH temp files

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Are you running Symantec Endpoint Protection and getting hundreds of notifications from Symantec that there is infections by the name of DWH<randnum>.tmp? Well, lucky for you, they are not actually viruses, but files being created by Symantec itself! (Pointless, I know!) Essentially, a process of Symantec Endpoint Protection, called DWHwzrd.exe is creating these files over and over, when generally it ... Read More »

Outlook Express Messages Stay in Outbox

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If you are still using Outlook Express, and are sending an email that stays in your mailbox no matter how many times you hit “Send/Receive” there is a very easy fix for this. Essentially, the mail is still sending, but there is not enough room in your “Sent Items” for it to move, so stop trying to send it as ... Read More »