Windows Server 2008 Standard hangs on first boot crcdisk.sys – ML110 G5

Question : Windows Server 2008 Standard hangs on first boot crcdisk.sys – ML110 G5 I am having issues installing Windows 2008 Server Standard on a factory fresh HP ML110 G5 tower model. Intel Xenon, 1 GB ram, (1) 160 GB 1.5 SATA drive factory, (1) 160 GB 3.0 SATA drive add-on, onboard RAID enabled, drive array mirrored. The steps I performed were: 1)  Downloaded Windows 2003 Server SATA RAID Drivers from Continue Reading →

Without vb, does excel have a COALESCE or (or IFNULL, or VALUE) function? VALUE(p1,p2,p3….) returns first nonempty parameter

Question : Without vb, does excel have a COALESCE or (or IFNULL, or VALUE) function?  VALUE(p1,p2,p3….) returns first nonempty parameter I get tired of using workarounds to do this function. A simple example: column A should show contents of col c, except empty cells would have the word “–emtpy–“. Sure, I can work around it with     if(c5=””,”–empty–“,c5)    , or with a custom format. But, I often would prefer Continue Reading →

ORA-22288: file or LOB operation FILEOPEN failed Permission denied

Question : ORA-22288: file or LOB operation FILEOPEN failed Permission denied I have installed Oracle XE (Universal) on Fedora Core 8 I am trying to update Apex to 3.1.1. I have downloaded and extracted the zip file using unizp apex_3.1.1.zip I ran   @apexins SYSAUX SYSAUX TEMP /i/ and  @apxchpwd Both were successful Now when I am executing this @apxldimg.sql /home/myuser I am getting Connected to: Oracle Database 10g Express Edition Continue Reading →

cwbsy1008 General security error

Question : cwbsy1008 General security error The backstory:  I recently set up a new system and installed IBM’s iSeries client access for our AS400 and the little puppy doesn’t work. Error message:  cwbsy1008 General security error occured rc=000 Symptoms:  If you’re logged into the machine as admin, any user can then log into the AS400. If a user is logged into the machine, then no one can log into the AS400 Continue Reading →

Error message — ORA-00901: invalid CREATE command

Question : Error message — ORA-00901: invalid CREATE command Hi, I am using Oracle8i. (8.1.7.2.0) When I use the following query — CREATE DOMAIN country_code (2) NOT NULL; I get the error message —  ORA-00901: invalid CREATE command There is nothing wrong with the SQL query. Why is Oracle not recognizing the reserved word DOMAIN? Thanks.   Solution: Error message — ORA-00901: invalid CREATE command CREATE DOMAIN is indeed part of Continue Reading →

Problem: CP Firewall – Delayed TCP reply – TCP packet out of state: First packet isn’t SYN; tcp_flags: FIN ACK

Question : CP Firewall – Delayed TCP reply – TCP packet out of state: First packet isn’t SYN; tcp_flags: FIN ACK  OK, I’ll try and explain this as best I can, Some months ago I set up an Anti-spam/Anti-virus gateway on my network.  I placed it in a DMZ.  When originally set up checkpoint was at version NG FP3.  My problem is the following; As part of the AS/AV gateways spam Continue Reading →

Run Ipconfig /flushdns remotely

Question : Run Ipconfig /flushdns remotely I need to be able to run the command ipconfig /flushdns remotely on all the client machines i saw the article http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Q_22549410.html I downloaded psexec Created a bat file that has the following commands @echo off cmd /c ipconfig /flushdns Then i ran the following command but it is not working psexec [\computer @file c:computers.txt -u powelladmin -p ciscoccna -n 5 -e -x -d I Continue Reading →

general mail failure. quit microsoft excel, restart the mail system and try again

Question : general mail failure. quit microsoft excel, restart the mail system and try again I keep getting the error below on a user. Every time I have excel open and then go to file… send to as a attachment. I have recreated profile, reinstalled outlook and entire office and made sure outlook is default mail cilient. I cannot find much of anything else on this anywhere. What is causing this Continue Reading →

ss32x25.ocx license file for custom control not found

Question : ss32x25.ocx license file for custom control not found ss32x25.ocx license file for custom control not found   Solution: ss32x25.ocx license file for custom control not found I ran a google for this and found the following hits for a forum, the thread sounds like it may be related: http://www.clubfarpoint.com/Forums/forums/2/78812/ShowThread.aspx (Page 1) http://www.clubfarpoint.com/Forums/forums/2/78812/ShowThread.aspx (Page 2) Most other google hits point back to these pages. If these don’t help can you give us Continue Reading →

Excel error: “style ‘comma’ not found”

Question : Excel error:  “style ‘comma’ not found” Originally, I built this spreadsheet in Lotus 123.  I later imported it into Excel 97.  It worked fine then.  As I have upgraded Excel, the spreadsheet has continued to work fine. Recently, I bought a new machine (running Windows XP), and I installed Office XP.  This version of Office uses Excel ver. 10.2614.2625. The problem is that now, when I want to format Continue Reading →