During our working days we come across many challenges. In these pages we have documented some of the problems we have come across - and many we've solved.
Hopefully this will grow into a useful bank of knowledge for those treading the same paths. We are mainly Windows developers, primarily using VB (from VB3 to VB.net) but also ASP, ASP.net, HTML, XHTML and PHP. SQL Server is our primary database but we also use MySQL.
Since upgrading to IE8 all SSIDM website that use AddThis failed to complete loading, shoeing AddThis causes "1 item remaining" in status bar
Running Adobe Acrobat 8 Pro get this error "cannot use adobe reader to view pdf in your web browser" when opening a PDF in Internet Explorer
The HR tag is notoriously inconsistent between browsers. Here's how we got IE8 and Firefox to display the same.
Converting from POP3 to IMAP is straightforward if there is no mail held on the mail server but if you have been using the older webmail to store messages it can be more difficult.
How to create a new email account for Outlook 2003.
Problem with large Kayako eSupport database causing FastCGI process to exceed activity timeout doing a Creator/Replier search
One of our developers uses an HP nx9420 and this was running at up to 100 degrees and shutting down
Possible problems with IE8 after changing a domain's www A record to point to a different server. IE8 doesn't see the change and comes up with errors. Site works fine in Firefox.
After installation of IE8, the message bar says "Internet Explorer is currently running with add-ons disabled. Click here to manage"
We have a new client with an existing website hosted via Microsoft Office Live. Without any DNS changes possible we need to extract the domain to a preferred ISP.
Outlook Express won't allow storage folder to use a shared drive.
Output parameters from a SQL Server stored procedure are not returned when you run an ADO.NET command in Visual Basic
A brief overview of the POP3 and IMAP email protocols and how to choose which to use.
A floating point exception occurred in the user process. Current transaction is canceled. Error in SQL Server 2000
How to change an existing mail account to work with SmarterMail if you are using Outlook 2003
How to change an existing mail account to work with SmarterMail if you are using Outlook Express
How we used Helicon ISAPI Rewrite 3 to redirect URLS without www to the correct www URL on IIS 7.5
Scheduled tasks that call a PHP script using Wget.EXE run fine for all sites except those running under SSL on https