script

Mon
30
Oct
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How to Fix: Stop Windows 10 Update Restart / Reboot

Infopackets Reader Steve P. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a question regarding the Microsoft policy to have Windows 10 reboot after an update automatically. Oftentimes the automatic reboots cause me to lose my work (example: open documents, open ... tabs on my browser, certain folders open, etc). I would prefer to have it so that Windows 10 doesn't reboot on updates. I understand the policy to reboot on update is forced Windows 10 users but can this be prevented? " My response: You can stop Windows 10 from rebooting on updates using two easy methods, which I will describe below. Before I get into ... (view more)

Mon
01
Feb
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How to Fix: Script Errors in Firefox, IE, Chrome

Infopackets Reader 'dbrumley' writes: " Dear Dennis, I've had a problem lately with Firefox when visiting Amazon's website. I get a pop-up window saying a 'script on this page is either busy or not responding'. There are 3 buttons that say Stop ... script, Ignore error, and Debug script, along with an option that says 'Don't ask again'. I've tried using the 'Stop script' button, which closes the window, but the browser slows down and the window re-appears. The 'Ignore error' button does the same thing. The 'Debug script' button opens a window with what looks like HTML, but I can't make heads or ... (view more)

Mon
13
Apr
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'No Script', and 'Port Mapper'

No Script No Script is a Mozilla Firefox extension that allows JavaScript, Java, Flash and other plugins to be executed only by trusted web sites of your choice (example: your online bank), and provides the most powerful Anti-XSS (anti cross site ... scripting) protection available in a web browser. http://noscript.net Port Mapper Port Mapper is a program that maps a specific TCP or UDP port on your machine to another port on another machine. It can also limit access based on the IP address of an incoming connection request. http://www.analogx.com Today's fresh software picks were provided ... (view more)

Mon
26
Jan
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'Gparted', and 'DaVinci Script'

Gparted GParted is an industrial-strength package for creating, destroying, resizing, moving, checking and copying partitions, and the file systems on them. This is useful for creating space for new operating systems, reorganizing disk usage, ... copying data residing on hard disks and mirroring one partition with another. http://gparted.sourceforge.net Davinci Script daVinci Script makes available to you a wide range of functions, including the unique ability to completely automate tasks, no matter how complex or extensive they may be. The various daVinci tools carry out their tasks by reading ... (view more)

Tue
30
Sep
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'Script Zombie', and 'Zorro'

Script Zombie Batch files and scripts are crucial tools for Windows Systems Administrators. The traditional scripting functionality in Windows is robust but the limitations start becoming obvious when you involve multiple remote systems. Enter ... Script Zombie, which helps fix the problem. http://www.nerdcentric.com Zorro Zorro is a utility to completely blank the screen except for a rectangular area selected by the user. This is especially useful for watching videos on your computer without being distracted by other, annoying little updates or programs. http://www.gabrieleponti.com Today's ... (view more)

Wed
06
Jun
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'Script Elevation Power Toys', and 'Scratch'

Script Elevation Power Toys Among the many features Windows Vista introduced to address security concerns, User Account Control (UAC) is one of the most significant. With User Account Control, even users who are administrators run most applications ... with standard privilege, but have "elevation potential" for specific administrative tasks and application functions. These Power Toys address that potential. http://www.microsoft.com Scratch Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations ... (view more)

Wed
14
Feb
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'Windows Powershell', and 'Microsoft Script Center'

Windows Powershell From Microsoft. Using a new admin-focused scripting language, more than 130 standard command line tools, and consistent syntax and utilities, Windows PowerShell allows IT Professionals to more easily control system administration ... and accelerate automation. Windows PowerShell is easy to adopt, learn, and use, because it works with your existing IT infrastructure and existing script investments, and because it runs on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server "Longhorn". Exchange Server 2007, System Center Operations Manager 2007, System ... (view more)

Wed
20
Dec
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'Remote Script', and 'Pdf Printer'

Remote Script Remote Script lets you execute commands and scripts on a remote machine. http://simply-ware.com/ Pdf Printer PDF Printer is a completely free program that allows you create PDFs by printing to a PDF document from any Microsoft Windows ... application. No ads. Supports Windows 2000, 2003, XP and Vista (both x64 and x86 platforms). http://www.bullzip.com/products/pdf/info.php (view more)

Thu
28
Oct
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Copy and Paste Java

Infopackets Reader 'Annie' writes: " Dear Dennis, I'd like to know how to copy and paste something into HTML but don't know how to do it. I am trying to save an animated 'Java' clock I saw on a web site into another HTML document, but I just can't ... seem to get it to go. Can you please help me? I don't really know a lot about computer languages. Thanks. " My response: It sounds like you're trying to copy and paste Java code through the browser; regrettably, it's not as simple as this, as Java is a transparent feature of the web browser. If you want to copy and paste Java that is ... (view more)

Tue
11
Nov
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IE Script Error message when Printing: access denied?

Die-hard Infopackets Reader Colette C. writes: " Dear Dennis, I love your newsletter! It's very informative and gives us 'technologically challenged' folk a chance to understand what the heck is going on in the world of computers. Speaking of 'What ... the heck is going on?'... Occasionally, an error message appears in Internet Explorer when I try to print out something. It reads: 'Internet Explorer Script Error: An error has occurred in the script on this page. Error: Access is denied. Line: 93 Char: 1, Error: Access denied: 0, URL: res://C:\WINDOWS \ SYSTEM \ SHDOCLC.DLL / preview.dlg. Do ... (view more)

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