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Delete stuck read receipt in Outlook

Posted by admin on Jan 4, 2010 in Uncategorized

After changing ISPs in mail setup in Outlook I found that I had a read receipt that was stuck and stopped the normal send and receive. To fix this, I downloaded MDBVU32.EXE from Microsoft and then followed the instructions here http://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/deletereadreceipt.htm Basically, log on to the parent window, open the message store, open the root […]

 
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New graphics card

Posted by admin on Dec 30, 2009 in Uncategorized

I got a new graphics card for Christmas for my hackintosh. Its an older model Nvidia 8300 GS which has the lowest power consumption I could find so I don’t overload my power supply but still is HDTV ready. I got it working eventually by configuring the NVCAP using OSXTools and choosing custom and then […]

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Convert DateTime to Date in SQL Server

Posted by admin on Nov 26, 2009 in Uncategorized

SELECT CONVERT(DATETIME, FLOOR(CONVERT(FLOAT, DateField)))

 
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Restoring from time machine

Posted by admin on Sep 30, 2009 in Uncategorized

A successful time machine restore will still leave the Hackintosh PC dead because the MBR will be destroyed. After the restore, use ms-sys to recreate the MBR (sudo ms-sys -m /dev/sda) and set the boot flag to the first primary partition using gparted. Now use the installation DVD to install Chameleon so it will boot […]

 
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Hackintosh Adventures

Posted by admin on Sep 30, 2009 in Uncategorized

Upgrading to 10.5.7 was problematic. My working 10.5.4 install would not have supported the video card which I wanted so I had to bite the bullet. Steps Restored from TM backup Installed iAtkos 7 over the top choosing Voodoo kernel 9.5.0, Chameleon2 and USB kext (No network, No Video) Successful but the root password has […]

 
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Bulk Rename of Files

Posted by admin on Aug 22, 2009 in Uncategorized

I had a lot of files like .xml.bad which I wanted to rename to .xml perl -e “use File::Copy; map { $y=$x=$_; $x=~s/\.bad//; File::Copy::mv $y,$x; } glob (‘*.bad’);”

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Append date and time to a filename in DOS

Posted by admin on Jun 30, 2009 in Uncategorized

Sometimes its necessary to append a date and time to a file after processing it in a script. The %date% and %time% variables hold the date and time respectively and can be manipulated. e.g. ren myfile.txt myfile.txt.%date:~10,4%%date:~7,2%%date:~4,2%%time:~0,2%%time:~3,2%%time:~6,2% This can be put in a loop (all one line) for %%a in (bw*.txt) do ren %a %a.%date:~10,4%%date:~7,2%%date:~4,2%%time:~0,2%%time:~3,2%%time:~6,2%

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Do you know the website number?

Posted by admin on Jun 18, 2009 in Uncategorized

http://1249717604/

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