Floorstanding Loudspeaker Focal Aria 926 Review (Part 2)

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Floorstanding Loudspeaker Focal Aria 926 Review (Part 1) The Focal family sound is generally very fast, sharp and engaging; these speakers go loud without compression and punch hard on transients, making them lively listens. And the new 926 doesn’t lose any of these good things, but it seems to do everything with a little more elan than you’d have got from the earlier 800 series. There’s a sense that the new cone Continue Reading →

Floorstanding Loudspeaker Focal Aria 926 Review (Part 1)

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Why is it that some steaks taste like sun-dried cardboard, while others are dripping with flavor and have the texture of warm butter? It’s not that difficult a question to answer, is it? The finest food needs ingredients of the best quality, prepared in a skillful way that doesn’t hide the natural goodness. And so it goes for loudspeakers too – no one ever made a great one with sub-par Continue Reading →

HikVision DS4000 Mpeg4 Board

Question : HikVision DS4000 Mpeg4 Board Hi A friend bought this video/audio capture card in Dubai somewhere. It has four channels for video/audio capture. I want to use it as a CCTV device in my pc to monitor certain areas in the building. The problem is that we don’t have a driver or software for this card. My friend seems to have misplaced the cd. Does anybody know where i can Continue Reading →

Execute immediate within a DBMS_JOB

Question : Execute immediate within a  DBMS_JOB Can I do a dynamic SQL WITHIN A DBMS_JOB.  Here is how my job looks like. ———————————————————————————————————— DECLARE X NUMBER; viewDDL VARCHAR2(30000); BEGIN viewDDL := myPkg.getViewDDL; SYS.DBMS_JOB.SUBMIT ( job       => X ,what      => viewDDL ,next_date => to_date(’24/10/2008 10:50:38′,’dd/mm/yyyy hh24:mi:ss’) ,interval  => ‘SYSDATE+1/1440 ‘ ,no_parse  => TRUE ); SYS.DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LINE(‘Job Number is: ‘ || to_char(x)); END; / ——————————————————————————————————————– The viewDDL is Continue Reading →

DoCmd.TransferDatabase – need assistance with syntax. keep receiving runtime 13 type mismatch error

Question : DoCmd.TransferDatabase – need assistance with syntax.  keep receiving runtime 13 type mismatch error Hello, I have been trying to get this working now for a while but not having any success…. If someone can take a quick look and provide some insight I would really appreciate it. What I am trying to do is automate the importing of a table from an Oracle database to my local access database. Continue Reading →

Oracle 10g EM Dbconsole will not start up!

Question : Oracle 10g EM Dbconsole will not start up! Hello… I’m running Oracle 10g (10.2.0.1) on RHEL4. My listener, database and Oracle HTTP Server are up and running. The sole purpose of this database is to run Oracle Application Express applications. The oracle apex applications are all running fine. However, I cannot for the life of me get Oracle EM (dbconsole) running. I’ve tried everything but obviously not the right Continue Reading →

print small fonts (The number must be between 10 and 400…

Question : print small fonts (The number must be between 10 and 400… I got the following error, when I open a normal excel document. Warning “The number must be between 10 and 400. Try Again by entering a number in this range.” Additionally, if I print out the document, there are very very small fonts, which I can’t read. Has somebody a solution about this problem??   Solution: print small Continue Reading →

“Your mailbox has been temporarily moved on Microsoft Exchange server.”

Question : “Your mailbox has been temporarily moved on Microsoft Exchange server.” I have just upgraded a client to a new laptop and from Outlook XP to Outlook 2007 connecting to an exchange 2003 server and I have the following message when I lauch Outlook: “Your mailbox has been temporarily moved on Microsoft exchange server. A temporary mailbox exists, but might not have all your previous data. You can connect to Continue Reading →

SMB 1,x MiniRedirector service failed to start, SMB 1.x MiniRedirector is not a valid WIn32 Application

Question : SMB 1,x MiniRedirector service failed to start, SMB 1.x MiniRedirector is not a valid WIn32 Application How do I correct a problem with a service not starting with Vista. My Vista machine can no longer see or access other Vista or XP machines in our local network.  I get the following three errors in the system log. The Computer Browser service depends on the Workstation service which failed to Continue Reading →

Failed to switch Terminal Server to INSTALL mode

Question : Failed to switch Terminal Server to INSTALL mode I’m connecting to a windows 2003 server sp2 using remote desktop. They’ve asked me to install upgrade an application they have running on the box. Whenever I click Autorun on the CD, I get the following message box. “Failed to switch Terminal Server to install mode. Please switch the mode manually. To switch the mode, run “change user/install” from the command Continue Reading →