June 2011 archive

Turning off Automatic Reboot when Windows 7 Updates

┬áHaving windows 7 automatically update is fine and all but by default it will reboot the computer if needed. That can be a problem. So to prevent that, take the following text and save it as ‘automaticrebootoff.reg’ in notepad and then double click on it to import it into the registry. This turns the automatic …

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The activex control for flash player could not be registered

This error came up when I tried to install the newest Flash player for Internet Explorer. Here’s the fix. In Window XP open a command prompt and type: secedit /configure /cfg %windir%\repair\secsetup.inf /db secsetup.sdb /verbose Press Enter. Reboot the computer, reinstall Flash. Sources: (highly recommend reading)http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie8-windows_other/activex-control-for-flash-player-10-1-could-not-be/b038c4fb-42a9-4483-ae16-98930dd5d706 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/313222

Easy Fix: Microsoft Security Essentials won’t update: Error 0x80248014

0x80248014 Error Microsoft Security Essentials error 0x80248014 got you down? We’ve been there! We found an easy fix that should work great for you. Follow below for the simple fix. I recently had a customer who got one of those “your hard drive is about to die” viruses. I removed the virus, fixed windows update …

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