Running PHP 5.2 or 5.4?

If your website is running PHP versions 5.2 or 5.4 it is important that you update to 5.6 as soon as possible as support for the older versions will cease later this year. If your website is hosted by us (Mobile PC Rescue) then I have already upgraded your PHP versions for you today and you need do nothing else 🙂 If your site is hosted by other companies then I suggest you get in touch with them A... Read More »

How to fix Windows 10 Update that kills Internet etc

Many of you may have heard about the Windows 10 update that kills your internet/LAN ? If you encounter this issue, this is how you fix it: Run Command Prompt in ADMIN MODE (Right Mouse Click it after typing CMD in search) at the command prompt type: netsh winsock reset then netsh int ip reset Reboot and go online 😉 Save Read More »

How to enable/Disable ONE DRIVE in Windows 10

For Windows 10 Professional, Enterprise, and Education Professional, Enterprise, and Education editions of Windows 10 get access to the Group Policy Editor. This utility provides an advanced option that allows you to disable OneDrive system-wide, but Windows 10 Home users can’t use this. To do this, press the Windows key to open the Start menu’s search box, type gpedit.msc into it, and press Enter... Read More »

What to do if Windows fails after updates saying “REGISTRY Corrupt”

Today I have been working on a Windows 7 PC where the registry got corrupt after installing some Windows 7 updates (at least that’s what we think did it) After many reboots and trying to use the Windows Boot Disk (via USB of course) to force a recovery I have found another way to recover the registry backup and copy it back to the Windows folder – I hope you find this useful: First thi... Read More »

Windows 10 – Ready to Upgrade

Windows 10 – Ready to Upgrade

Is it OK to Upgrade now? Yes, now all the bugs are fixed and it seems much more stable here Just make sure you disable Kaspersky As with ANY Operating System Update there may be residual errors carried over from the previous version and these can cause a myriad of problems AFTER such a big upgrade. The best way to update is a clean install, but to get your free OS License you must upgrade first so... Read More »

How to Reactivate Windows 7 using CMD (DOS)

So, you got a PC and someone decided to put a hacked version of Windows 7 on for you or maybe you installed a DVD off the internet that has pre-cracked your software? May be you just want to go legal BEFORE upgrading to Windows 10?? Whatever your reason, this is how you do it 🙂   Click on the Start Button and type: CMD (into the ‘Search programs and files’ field in the Start Menu)... Read More »

Windows 10 – No details Pane at the bottom of Explorer – Grrrr

Well, once again Microsoft annoy the hell out of everyone by changing a  feature that is loved! On Windows 7 at the bottom of Explorer you have a small detail pane which shows details of files selected, brilliant for file size, dates etc; I sue this so much because of the my Photographs, it gives me detailed EXIF info BUT on Windows 10 it has gone After much hacking of files and DLL’s I foun... Read More »

Why can’t I paste into youtube comments on firefox?

Why can’t I paste into youtube comments on firefox? Solution: go to your address bar and type “about:config” (or copy and paste the text without the quotes) then press the “I’ll be careful, I promise” button next type “dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled”  (or copy and paste the text without the quotes) then double click it so the value is false. Now t... Read More »

Kaspersky Internet Security 2016

Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 RELEASED! A MUST HAVE if you are installing Windows 10 Personally I would install 2016 (however if you install 2015 make sure it has patch C) Please uninstall Kaspersky completely and REBOOT before you upgrade to Windows 10 and install 2016 fresh when Windows 10 is running smoothly with all upgrades etc. Most should by now be able to download 2016 from the official... Read More »

Where is SCAN.PST?

Scan.pst is the file used in Microsoft Office to help fix a myriad of errors on your PST files, but typical of Microsoft they don’t store it in a normal location, and with every version of Office it moves around – bloody crazy if you ask me :/ So to help you all, here is a list of KNOWN file locations 🙂 Outlook 2013 32-bit Windows C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15 64-bit Windo... Read More »

DVI-I or DVI-D – what’s the difference?

After much hassle looking for the right adaptors and monitors for a specific job at an Engineering company, its become apparent that some adaptors will not work with some monitors :/ This graphic may help Read More »

Why does dllhost.exe Com surrogate consume memory? (KB2670838)

Why does dllhost.exe Com surrogate consumes memory until crash (KB2670838) Why does dllhost.exe  Com surrogate consumes memory until crash. It happens when I highlight or view a folder containing video files, Even if I close the folder or select a different folder the memory keeps getting consumed. It seems to happen mostly with 3D Video files but it has done the same with 2D files. So it seems to... Read More »