6/13/2019

Google Chrome: How to delete cookie from a site / url

Symptom:
E.g.: 'unremember' Instagram account on Google Chrome

Solution:
Type the URL
Developer tools (​Ctrl+Shift+I).​
Application
Cookies
Right click on the URL: Clear.​


Source: quora.com

3/06/2019

Excel cell: date number error

Symptom:
After giving different data series (from non-Excel format), certain cells in the given columns take a date value. Set to number format is giving back not the original number in that cell.

Solution:
Windows regional settings must be changed to English (United States) format.
Control Panel => Clock & Area => Region => Format

10/19/2018

SPSS 25 - comma and decimal point

Symptom: 
In a non english operating system, the comma and decimal point is not suitable in SPSS

Solution:
Edit
Options
Language
Locale' writing system
Locale
Change "OS wrinting system" to "English-US"
Press OK





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