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Published on February 20, 2013
Recently ArenaNet made an update to Guild Wars 2 that broke compatibility with the MSI On-Screen Display Server. If you used MSI Afterburner and the OSD you would be presented with an Application Failed to start message whining about RTSSHooks.dll. After a few hours of messing with the settings ...
Published on January 10, 2013
A few days ago, a good friend of mine went to update his Nvidia driver and ran into some serious trouble with the installer. The installer crashed halfway through and my friend was stuck in limbo with the two drivers. He had serious performance issues and was unable to remove the existing drivers due to corrupt permission settings on his main Windows 7 user account.
His device manager was blank so I got to googlin'. Almost every search result claimed this issue was due to a registry error or permission settings and provided steps to fix these issues. The problem is that our registry and permission settings were already correct.
Now for the extreme solution if all else fails, (the solution you try right before you reformat) resetting ALL of your Windows 7 user permissions. This solution worked flawless for me but I still recommend you proceed with caution and only if the other solutions on Google don't work.
Published on November 21, 2012
For years people have been turning to third-party applications to record PC gameplay when a native demo recording solution isn't available, like the Source Engines 'Filmmaker.' FRAPS was the only real option on the market for years back in my Shadowbane days, and it served its purpose.
Now there are many alternatives to FRAPS such as, Bandicam, Dxtory, Hypercam and a slew of others all boasting similar features and performance. Many comparison videos can be found on YouTube and as my personal experience goes, some apps like Bandicam and Dxtory have a few nicer features but...
Published on November 17, 2012
For those who don't know, AutoIt is a very strong BASIC-like scripting language for automating windows. Python is a multi-platform scripting language that I absolutely love to develop with for its ease of use. In this tutorial I will teach you about importing Autoit into Python.
The problem came ...
Published on November 16, 2012
The idea of cron jobs or crontabs is easy to understand, but it can be a daunting task for the novice sysadmin to understand. Basically, cron jobs allow you to schedule regular tasks to be run at specific intervals. Let us say that we have a folder /opt/www containing ...