TL;DR version: here’s how you can solve the Prestashop installation error “SQL error on query Invalid default value for ‘last_connection_date’”. If you are installing a Prestashop CMS for your e-commerce needs on a server that is configured with a mysql backend with version numbers 5.7, or any of its newer versions, you might get stuck
After following a very interesting thread on google plus with regard to people using adblockers while visiting sites on the internet, I’ve realised that so many people simply don’t understand that some of us actually make a living, as humble as it may be, by displaying ads on our sites. And according to some of
[ TL;DR: solution to set firefox portable as the default html handler ] Firefox Portable, and portable apps in general are great, but when it comes to setting firefox portable as the default html handler, or default internet protocol handler, the creators still haven’t found an integrated, in-app solution for doing that. Sure, you can
[ TL;DR: Tips and tricks for better thermal management on laptops, to avoid overheating ] Some laptops and notebook/netbook computers have a much better thermal management then others, some are silent and cool better, others make a lot of noise and yet, sometimes overheat. Most people think that in most of the cases in which
UPDATE: See at the end of the article ! I’ve been a Firefox user since its first versions, way back, when the norm for a pretty good computer was a CPU at around 900 mhz and a 20GB HDD was considered huge (around here, in Eastern Europe, most technologies get adopted a bit later 🙂
If you have a hosting account offering Cpanel access and you regularly back up your data, using its “generate full website backup” function, or “download home directory backup”, you should NEVER, ever, under any circumstances unpack the downloaded TAR.GZ file on Windows XP, Vista, or Win 7. I’m not sure about Windows 8, but for
If you ever come across a situation in which a simple splitting of an AVI file is needed, I would recommend using AviChop to do the task. While most similar programs are seemingly more “sofisticated” – nicer guis, nicer install apps, etc., the cons of the other avi splitting programs have made me look for
In the previous post about steps you can take if your computer or laptop starts working too slowly, I’ve talked about some hardware issues and things for the accomplishment of which you might need a qualified computer technician’s help. Let’s see what else can you do to try and make you pc or laptop running
If you notice that your computer or laptop starts working much slower then it used to, there are some simple steps you can take to check what could be causing the slowdown and also eliminate whatever is slowing it down. You don’t have to worry, because not every checkup and cleanup of a computer needs
If you have an IBM Thinkpad T4x series. or any other IBM or Lenovo based laptop, or any computer with the specific Intel Proset Wireless 2200 (or 29n51) wireless network card, and cannot get an ip address on your wireless lan, or you have constantly displayed “Aqcuiring network address”, here are some simple steps
If you happen to have an internet service provider that records and provides the service based on your computer’s MAC address – well, actually, the MAC address of your network card – and you don’t know where to look for this info, then this article will be helpful to you.
If you have several yahoo messenger accounts and would like to use several instances of the yahoo messenger program, which by default is not allowed, you can use a very simple trick, and transform your yahoo messenger with one single line of code entered into the command line into a veritable yahoo multi-messenger.
If you think you can give up on some of the “features” that come with the NTFS file system, like remembering when each file was accessed on the computer, you might gain a few percentages in file read/write operations. Windows versions XP and above come with a small command-line utility called “FSUTIL”, which is a filesystem utility …