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?

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.

January 01, 2005

Check out Neurotically Yours

Foamy The Squirrel... check it out...


November 14, 2004

Yahoo! Mobile Search Rocks!

Give the new mobile search a try at or

You can quickly do a web search, image search or a local search to find restaurants, movies, driving directions, etc. Also see changes to

June 12, 2004

Wireless Hot Spot Locator : Wireless

Wireless Hot Spot locator. Search by City. Example: Palo Alto, CA - Some are free.

September 25, 2003

Cool Image of Mars!

When Mars was historically close to Earth last month, Hubble Space Telescope officials took and released two color pictures taken with the observatory's Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2. They were said to be the sharpest views of Mars ever obtained from near Earth.

Complete info at:
Image of the Day

April 29, 2003

Wired News: Licensed to War Drive in N.H.

Wired News: Licensed to War Drive in N.H.

DURHAM, New Hampshire -- A land where white pines easily outnumber wireless computer users, New Hampshire may seem an unlikely haven for the free networking movement.

But the state, known for its Live Free or Die motto, could become the first in the United States to provide legal protection for people who tap into insecure wireless networks. [More]

April 12, 2003 - Geek it 'till it MHz

Here's a good site for utilities: - Geek it 'till it MHz

January 13, 2003

Various Manuals Online

Here's some handy bookmarks that I always have to do a websearch for and would rather have them handy here:

GNU Emacs Manual:

The rest of the GNU Manuals Online:

MySQL Documentation: