KB3000850 won’t install in Windows 8

This was probably one of the hardest issues I have had to troubleshoot, therefore special thanks goes out to Brian Lewis’s Post Here: http://mythoughtsonit.com/2015/04/cant-install-update-windows-8-1-x64-based-systems-kb3000850/ The being said, this issue occurs when a Kodak Printer is or has ever been installed on the Windows Machine.  Even if the drivers have been deleted, this issue will still … Continue reading

Magento – During Upgrade Mage/Conflicts

Symptom:  During the Magento Connect Upgrade you receive errors indicating that the new version or upgrade of mage conflicts with the existing installation: Solution:  Using SSH, go to the root directory of your Magento Install, change directory to “pkginfo” and remove “All_Mage_Latest.txt”. Once removed, return to Magento Connect and refresh, proceed with the installation again … Continue reading

SpamAssassin not Filtering certain domains

Problem: Spamassassin is not properly filtering domains such as link, click, xyz, science, and similar. Solution: Your Registrar Boundaries file is out of date. In Ubuntu, go to /usr/share/perl5/Mail/SpamAssassin/Util/ Use: wget svn.apache.org/repos/asf/spamassassin/trunk/lib/Mail/SpamAssassin/Util/RegistrarBoundaries.pm  (It will probably download as RegistrarBoundaries.pm.1) cp RegistrarBoundaries.pm to RegistrarBoundaries.pm.old cp RegistrarBoundaries.pm.1 to RegistrarBoundaries.pm sudo service spamassassin restart Enjoy!  

phpBB upgrade gets stuck during the database upgrade process when upgrading from 3.0.* to 3.1.*

phpBB upgrade gets stuck during the database upgrade process when upgrading from 3.0.* to 3.1.* Symptom(s): The phpBB automatic upgrade appears to get stuck during the database upgrade process when upgrading from version 3.0.* to 3.1.* and never proceeds on refresh.  No error is given since the issue is occurring within the configured folder and … Continue reading

Outlook 2003 Error: Your outgoing (SMTP server does not support SSL secured Connections)

Symptoms: You are unable to send mail from Outlook and the error message you may receive is that your outgoing smtp server does not support SSL Connections. Solution 1 of 2: Confirm your Email provider uses an SSL connection, if they do NOT use an SSL connection, go to Email Accounts > View or Change … Continue reading

xmap blank screen Joomla 3.2

Problem: XMAP displays a blank screen when you click on the sitemap in Joomla 3.2.* and higher, or it displays a Internal 500 error. Solution: XMAP references a component that is no longer required in versions later than 3.2.* Remove or comment out the following line from /components/com_xmap/helpers/xmap.php REMOVE OR COMMENT OUT:  require_once(JPATH_SITE .’/includes/application.php’); It … Continue reading