November 12, 2015

Removing DS_Store files from your Mac

Recursively Remove .DS_Store

1. Open up Terminal
2. In the command line, type: cd
3. In the command line, type: `find . -name '*.DS_Store' -type f -delete`
4. Press enter key to remove these files from your home folder..

February 04, 2010

HTTP Error 12057 - Sec cert rev failed

Why do I see HTTP Error 12057 - Sec cert rev failed?

Tweak Library – Enable checking revocation of server certificate.

Also see: HTTP Error 12057

1. Go to Internet Explorer>Tools>Internet Options>Advanced tab>

2. Scroll down near the bottom to the Security options group

3. Uncheck the box next to option, "Check for server certificate revocation". (requires restart of Internet Explorer to take effect)

Additional details are at Microsoft Technet

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July 26, 2008

Rush on Rock Band

Geddy, Alex, and Neal playing their best on Expert-level of Rock Band?

May 29, 2007

Chat Abbreviations

Common online acronyms

What do online abbreviations/acronyms mean?

14AA41 one for all and all for one
1-D-R I wonder
121 one to one
143 I love you
411 information
4ever forever
86 over
AAF as a friend
AAK alive and kicking
AAMOF as a matter of fact
AAR at any rate
AAS alive and smiling
AATK always at the keyboard
ABT2 about to
AFAIK as far as I know
AFK away from keyboard
AFN that’s all for now
AKA also known as
ARE acronym-rich environment
ALOL actually laughing out loud
AND any day now
AOTA all of the above
ASAP as soon as possible
A/S/L? age, sex, location
A/S/L/M/H? age, sex, location, music, hobbies
AYSOS are you stupid or something
AYTMTB and you are telling me this because

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March 29, 2007


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August 25, 2005

Windows Installer Clean Up Utility

Description of the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility

I was getting an error dialog saying:

The feature you are trying to use is on a CD-ROM or other removable disk that is not available. Insert the 'Scan' disk and click OK".

I couldn't browse anywhere on my drive to find the scan.msi file that it seemed to be looking for. I clicked cancel and then got the following error dialog:

Error 1706. No valid source could be found for product Scan. The Windows Installer cannot continue.

The file '1' is not a valid installation package for the product Scan. Try to find the installation package Scan.msi in a folder from which you can install Scan.

I did a Yahoo! Search for variations of my error message and found the solution at Description of the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility

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May 31, 2005

My Blog has a new home...

I've started blogging with my Yahoo! 360 service.

It allows me create and share my blogs; share photos from the Web or a mobile device; recommend favorites and a lot more. Nicely ties all my Yahoo! services together in one place. Very cool for social networking too.

Read the Yahoo! 360 press release for more details.

Send me an email if you want an invitation to Yahoo 360.