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Monday, May 16, 2011

How to Fix an Ubuntu Error: "No init found. Try passing init= bootarg"


Problem: ‘No init found. Try passing init=bootarg’

Solution:

Tried Booting into "Recovery Mode". Problem repeated

Boot with ERS 12.2 or any Ubuntu Live CD. Open/Run Terminal.

Type: ‘sudo fdisk –l’ (to get the device name) then press ENTER;



In this case, the partition is /dev/sda1.
Now run disk check on that partition using fsck.
Type ‘sudo fsck /dev/sda1’
Once the above command has successfully executed, reboot the computer.

Monday, May 9, 2011

9 features to use Internet Explorer 9

9 reasons to select fastest browser

Internet Explorer 9 provides the best web experience for Windows. Here are the top reasons why you should get it today.
1
It's all-around fast — hardware-accelerated text, video, and graphics speed up performance and make websites perform like programs that are installed on your computer.
2
Streamlined and simplified design — gives you the basic controls you need and puts the focus on your websites.
3
One-click access to your favorite sites — with Pinned Sites, you can get to your favorite sites directly from the Windows taskbar without having to open your browser first.
4
A combined search and Address bar — one place to either navigate to a website or start a search.
5
Redesigned New Tab page — now you have quick access to the sites you visit most often, and you can also reopen closed tabs or your last browsing session, or start an InPrivate Browsing session.
6
Integration with Windows 7 — with Snap, Pinned Sites, Jump Lists, and thumbnail preview controls, Internet Explorer 9 and Windows 7 bring you the best web experience for Windows.
7
Improved add-on management — Add-on Performance Advisor tells you if an add-on is slowing down your browser and allows you to disable or remove it, helping ensure that your browser stays fast over time.
8
Helps control your privacy — Tracking Protection enables you to limit the browser's communication with certain websites to help keep your information private.
9
Keeps your downloads in order — Download Manager keeps a running list of the files you download from the Internet, notifies you if a file could be malicious, and allows you to pause and restart a download.

Source:Microsoft.com

Windows Explorer has stopped working Error in Windows vista/windows7/Windows 2008 server


  Recently there are so many calls reported related to windows explorer crashing in windows vista/windows 7/ Windows 2008 server.Please try the below solutions and if any additional fix or solutions available please share with us.

Problem: The most annoying error messages in Windows Operating system are “Windows Explorer has stopped working” -  “Windows Installer has stopped working”.

Operating system: Windows vista,Windows 7/Windows 2008 server

Suggested Solutions;

Method1:
  • Go to the Start button.
  • In the Search box, type “regedit” (without quotes) and press Enter.
  • Browse the following registry key: “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ Microsoft\ SQMClient\Windows\DisabledSessions”.
  • On the right window pane, delete the subkey: “Machine Throttling”.
  • Reboot your computer.
Method 2:

In Administrator mode, At the command prompt, type “chkdsk /r /f” (without quotes) and press Enter. Restart the System.

Method 3:
 
 Incompatible Drivers installed while updating the Sound Card,Graphics Card, LAN Drivers etc. So Roll back the driver that you installed recently.It may also happen due to old drivers. Go the official download page for the respective hardware  to get the driver updated.

Method 4 :
  1. Press the key combination Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog.
  2. Type gpedit.msc in the Run dialog and press Enter.
  3. In the Local Group Policy Editor navigate to
    Computer Configuration
    Administrative Templates System Internet Communication Management Internet Communication Settings.
  4. You would find a setting on the right hand side pane — Turn Off Windows Customer Experience Improvement program
  5. Double-click on this setting and choose Enabled and then click OK.
  6. Close the Local Group Policy Editor windows