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Quick Support Session

Do you need help with any IT related issue? We can help. This option is available to anyone looking for remote assistance or advice on an ad-hoc basis. Our time is charged on an half-hourly basis – pay for the first hour upfront and any additional hours will be invoiced for online payment. If we… Read More »

Proxmox KVM machine will not stop

Occasionally a backup locks one of my KVM machines. Running any of the commands from the UI or from the command yields no results – Stop trying to aquire lock…TASK ERROR: can’t lock file ‘/var/lock/qemu-server/lock-136.conf’ – got timeout Reset trying to aquire lock…TASK ERROR: can’t lock file ‘/var/lock/qemu-server/lock-136.conf’ – got timeout Solution – /etc/init.d/cman stop… Read More »

Making icons for windows applications

Making icons for windows applications can be a challenge. We created a simple tool to help you get an idea what the icon will look like easily. Simply upload a multi sized .ico file and instantly see the results in the taskbar. It also displays the common icon sizes so you can tell which sizes… Read More »

Useful Outlook 2013 switches

https://support.office.com/en-ca/article/Command-line-switches-for-Outlook-2013-079164cd-4ef5-4178-b235-441737deb3a6 Switch Description /a Creates an item with the specified file as an attachment.Example: “c:\program files\microsoft office\office15\outlook.exe” /a “c:\my documents\labels.doc” If no item type is specified, IPM.Note is assumed. Cannot be used with message classes that are not based on Outlook. /altvba otmfilename Opens the VBA program specified in otmfilename, instead of %appdata%\microsoft\outlook\vbaproject.otm. /c messageclass… Read More »

Called runscript when not marked in progress

Error during installation – “called runscript when not marked in progress” Problem – Installer does not complete and application is not installed Solution – Grant Full Permissions to the c:\Windows\Temp folder for the current user http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-windows_programs/error-2503-called-runscript-when-not-marked-in/76e72d98-cbef-432f-8f6f-40417d139bc1