10/17/2018

Google Backup and Sync doesn't launch (Sorry Backup and Sync needs to quit)

Symptom:
Your Backup and Sync enables you to log in, but in the next second you have been logged out.
(This error came after Windows 10 October 2018. upgrade.)

Solution:
Go to Task manager and stop the Backup and Sync process (GoogleDrivesync.exe).
Right-click it and select End process.
Type in  %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Google\ an Explorer window.
Locate any folder called "Drive" and rename it to Drive old
Reboot your machine or simply start Backup and Sync

Source:
Google Drive Help Forum 1.
Google Drive Help Forum 2.

4/26/2018

How to export PUTTY settings?

Export:
cmd.exe (elevated command prompt)

Only sessions:
(two rows in one):

regedit /e "%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\putty-sessions.reg" KEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SimonTatham\PuTTY\Sessions

All settings:
(two rows in one):

regedit /e "%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\putty.reg" HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SimonTatham

Save the .reg file.

(On the target system doble click on .reg file and import settings.)

Source (e.g.)
stackoverflow.com

3/23/2018

How to Print a Protected PDF File with Google Drive

Upload the protected PDF file to Google Drive.
Open it with the built-in file viewer and print it normal way, or to a pdf file.

Source: lablon.org

3/14/2018

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – March 2018 - Word 2016 crashes due to Endnote plugin

Symptom: After Microsoft Patch Tuesday – March 2018,  Word 2016 crashes due to Endnote plugin and only starts in safe mode.

Solution: Until fix this error, disable Endnote plugin.

3/10/2018

HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dn (CF278A) 79 service error

Symptom: HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dn (CF278A) printer has a "79 service error Turn off then on" error message. Then continuously reboot and initialize.


Solution: Switch the printer off from network, power off and on, reboot. If the problem is terminated, then clear the affected PC's print queue because there must be a workstaton which continuously sending a wrong printing job to the printer.

If you don't trust in the downloadable file above then run a command prompt with admin rights, write next commands and run each:


net stop spooler
ping localhost -n 4 > nul
del /q %SystemRoot%\system32\spool\printers\*.*
net start spooler
ping localhost -n 4 > nul


9/12/2017

How to competely remove pre-installed Office 365 (activation panel remained problem)

Symptom:
After removing a pre-installed Office 365, and install another version of Office (eg. Office 2016)  the activation panel of Office 365 remains.

Solution
Use Microsoft Fix it tool to remove the pre-installed Office 365
Download link: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9815935

Source: Microsoft

7/03/2017

Body of email is missing in Outlook

Symptom:
The AVG or NOD32 or GDATA add-in deletes the message body.

Solution:
To remove an add-in:

Outlook 2007: Tools > Trust Center > Add-ins
Outlook 2010/2013/2016: File > Options > Add-ins

In the Manage field choose COM add-ins and click Go
Highlight an add-in and click Remove

Source:
intermedia.net

6/30/2017

Duplicate emails in Sent Mail folder when sending from Outlook with Gmail account

Symptom:
Duplicate emails in Sent Mail folder when sending from Outlook with Gmail account.
(Delivery just once, but store twice.)

Solution:
Go to File => Account Settings => Account Settings => (your gmail account) => Change… => More Settings… => Special => Sent Items and then check the option "Do not save copies of sent items"."

Settings of different Outlook versions:
https://www.msoutlook.info/question/prevent-duplicate-sent-items-gmail

Source:
superuser.com


6/29/2017

SunVote error - System.IO.FileNotFoundException

SunVote 1.3.2.0-Beta

Error message:
System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly 'System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. File name: 'System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35'
System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization

Solution:
Download and run the MSChart.exe at
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=14422

Source:
stackoverflow.com

2/23/2017

Help to unlock your encrypted files without paying after a ransomware infection

The global fight against ransomware continues tirelessly as the No More Ransom project welcomes more than 30 new partners from both the public and private sectors. With more partners joining the fight, more decryption tools become available, offering new possibilities to victims of ransomware.

Decryption Tools:
https://www.nomoreransom.org/decryption-tools.html

Ransomware:
Questions & Answers

The most important thing against ransomwares: to make data backups regularly to an offline media.