How Do I Write Letters With Accent Marks In Microsoft Word?

On Microsoft Word, if you need to write Á or other letters, just press CTRL key, hold and press Apostrophe key, release both keys and then press A key. The same for other letters like IUEO.

If you want to write on your blog just copy from Word to your blog editor, maybe there another keys combination in your blog editor but instead of remembering different keys combination I prefer to copy and paste from Microsoft Word.

a with accent
To type À or other vocal letter, just press CTRL key, hold and press Tilde key(~), release both keys and then press A key. 

The timing is very important I need several times exercise to type the correct accent character but after that is easy to type correctly.

capital a with accent
To type Â or another vocal letter,  just press CTRL+SHIFT keys, hold and press Caret key(^), release all keys and then press A key.

a with accent french
To type Ä or another vocal letter,  just press CTRL+SHIFT keys, hold and press Colon key(:), release all keys and then press A key.

how to type french accents
To type Å or another vocal letter,  just press CTRL+SHIFT keys, hold and press at sign key(@), release all keys and then press A key.
Also read: Text to Binary and Binary to Text

capital e with accent
Those special accents common use in French, Spanish, and other languages. How to move those accent letters into another application? Just copy and paste from Microsoft Word, that is the easiest way to do.

What is the difference between a 32-bit and 64-bit Processor?

At the moment there are 32 bit and 64 bit processor type, the main difference is hardware architecture that allows more instruction per second executed in 64 bit processor, thus the performance will better in a computer with 64 bit processor.

32 bit or 64 bit

32/64 bit application

32 bit processor only can run 32 bit operating system, while 64 processor can run 32 or 64 bit operating system.

The other reason is maximum memory can be recognized and utilized by the system. When using 32 bit processor it’s maximum memory is 4GB regardless of what Windows Edition you are using. While in Processor 64 bit can up to 192GB in Windows 7 depend on what windows edition you are using.
In Windows 10 you can add up to 2TB RAM (memory).

Windows 7 64 bit and its maximum memory:

Windows Starter Edition: 8GB
Home Basic Edition: 8GB
Home Premium Edition: 16GB
Professional Edition: 192GB
Enterprise Edition: 192GB
Ultimate Edition: 192GB

Windows 10 64 bit and its maximum memory:

Windows 10 Enterprise Edition 2TB
Windows 10 Education Edition 2TB
Windows 10 Pro Edition 2TB
Windows 10 Home Edition 128GB

If you are using high intensive memory usage like database applications and video intensive application then the more memory you have, the better your system running.

How to Download Youtube Videos to a Computer or Mobile Phone

There are times when we found a video we loved on the Youtube and we desperately want to download and save to the computer but we for some reason it will not save.

Usually, we download many programs or extension just to save a video. Sometimes this working well and other time it failed. the problem with this method is that we need to install a program or extension to download Youtube videos. This is for a pro who always download videos on a regular basis, but not for me who only now and then download a Youtube video.

I am not really like install a program to download a video,  I have a better way to do this:

How to download videos from Youtube to a computer without software

1. Goto savefrom.net

how to download youtube videos

2. Insert the youtube link video
3. Download the video

How to download a Youtube video to a mobile phone

How to download a Youtube video to a mobile phone

This what happened to my sister, she needs to download a video from Youtube for Sunday morning aerobic. She needs to download it to her mobile phone, and below is how to do it in an easy way:

1. Go to youtube from your phone and play the video you want to download so you can copy the URL of that video.

how to download youtube video without software
2. Copy the URL above and insert into savefrom.net on your mobile phone.
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3. Download your video on your phone
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4. Wait until download finish and now you have your video file on your mobile phone, ready to be played anytime without having to connect to the internet.
how to download youtube videos permanently

Hope this help to download your Youtube video whether to a computer or to a mobile phone, see you in the nest post.

Someone is currently logged into the APC Management Web Server – Solved

This “Someone is currently logged into the APC Management Web Server. Please try again later” error happen if someone just closes the browser instead of logging off. In this case, APC web server thinks that the session is still running and they do not allow another session to be created existing session closed first. There are several ways to fix this problem:

Someone is currently logged into the APC Management Web Server - Solved 1

1. Add logout.html after the URL

I read this from https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/42177-someone-is-currently-logged-into-the-apc-management-web-server-error

If you are usually accessing from http://x.x.x.x then modified to http://x.x.x.x/logout.htm this will work fine as long as your computer IP address are the same as the last successful login computer. If this doesn’t work because you have different IP address then you have to find the last successful login IP address as described in this post and video.

2. Telnet the device and logoff

From http://forums.apc.com/thread/3263  you can use telnet programs such as PuTTY or terminal to log in to the device and log out. This work if you have telnet port open (port 23 or 22), if not you have to telnet directly to UPS serial port.

3. Using FTP this is my experience

This is only required if your IP address different from the last successful login user. If the same IP address uses no 1 above.

All our client computers are DHCP client means it sometimes got a different IP address from the server. If we forgot to log out after using APC web management server then the error Someone is currently logged into the APC Management Web Server will arise and we cannot just add logout.htm at the end of UPS address as in step no 1 because the IP address is different. Below are steps how we can overcome this problem.

This should work if FTP port opened and it does on my UPS.

ftp://x.x.x.x

Open file event.txt

Look for the IP address from last successful logged in.

Now login from a computer who have the same IP address but first you have to log out using http://x.x.x.x/logout.htm

After that, you should able to log in.

If you are still unsure how to do this, I made this video for you.

Summary of the above video is:
Login to APC device FTP

Open event.txt file

Find the last successful login IP address

Change the IP address to be the same as in the event.txt record.

Logout by adding logout.htm after device’s IP address

Now you can log in again

4. Press the reset button on the network management card

If you have physical access to the UPS you can press the reset button on network management card. This card usually located on the rear panel of UPS. This is the most simple solution to the error message: Someone is currently logged into the APC Management Web Server. However, this method requires access to APC UPS physical device. Please see below picture to find the exact location of the button.

5. Still having a problem?

Read this APC forum.

About APC management web server:

We use an APC management web server to check current UPS status, voltage, battery etc. The most important for us is to configure alert if the room temperatures go beyond the limit. It means something happens with an air conditioner that can cause servers down/broken because of overheat.

I configure the setting so that anytime temperature rise above the limit in the server room because of the problem with air conditioner, maintenance team and IT team are the ones who got alert and we try to fix before something bad happen with servers and other IT equipment in that room. This is a very important feature for us and we glad it worked perfectly. Oh yes by the way our APC UPS model is: SMART RT8000.
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SCNotification Has Stopped Working Error

Do you experience this? Every time you start your computer always pop up an error message “SCNotification Has Stopped Working “. This is annoying because we have click “Close the program” text to make it disappear. scnotification error

What is Scnotification.exe

Scnotification.exe is a system notification file of SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager) from Microsoft. This file is used by SCCM to install, deploy updates and managing windows based system. SCCM was previously known as System Management Server (SMS). If you found SCNotification Has Stopped Working error, please see below solution to get rid of this message.

what is scnotification

How to fix Scnotification error message

There are several reasons why you get SCNotification Has Stopped Working error every time you restart your computer, one of the best solution is:

Add “Domain Users” to the security of the “C:WindowsMicrosoft.NETFrameworkv4.0.30319configmachine.config” file and giving it full access permission.

Remember only give full access permission to machine.config file not to the folder

scnotification permission

If you want to know what is happened in details, try to read the log file on %windir%CCMLogs_SCNotify*.log

In very rare case you will need to reinstall dot NET framework 4.5.1 download from Microsoft website.

Hope this short post is useful to resolve the issue with Scnotification.

Read another posting about There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request Error

SCnotification is abbreviation for System Center Notification. This file is not part of WIndows operating System. Although sometimes it causing error like in this article, the file will help administrator to manage alot of computers from a central location.

Installing Ion Cube Extension on VPS Server

One of my websites needs a plugin that needs IonCube loader. IonCube loader is needed to decrypt script that encrypted by Ioncube, without it the script/plugin will not work.
Below is step by step installation of Ion Cube 5.6 :

First, you need to install IonCube Loader version 5.6

Installing Ion Cube Extension on VPS Server 3

Log in to the server using PuTTY, check whether you have 64 bit or 32 bit system architecture by issuing arch command:

installing ion cube

as my system 64 bit then I need to download following:

wget http://downloads3.ioncube.com/loader_downloads/ioncube_loaders_lin_x86-64.tar.gz

Once downloaded unzip it using the command:

# tar xfz ioncube_loaders_lin_x86-64.tar.gz
ioncube loader install

Check your PHP version by issuing command:

php -v
install ioncube loader ubuntu

As you can see here, my PHP version is 5.6.35, if not this version you might need to change your PHP version, see this post how to do it.

https://yunarwinardi.com/change-php-version-via-vpssim/

Check which Ion Cube version I match it with your PHP version, as my PHP version is 5.6.35 then my Ion Cube file will be ioncube_loader_lin_5.6.so

install ioncube centos 7
Issue command php -i | grep extension_dir to get the information of the location of extension directory.
install the latest version of the ioncube loader
Copy IonCUBE to the directory using the command:
cp ioncube/ioncube_loader_lin_5.6.so /usr/lib64/php/modules
ioncube loader wordpress
Edit PHP.INI in vi editor using command:
vi /etc/php.ini
add this command:
zend_extension = /usr/lib64/php/modules/ioncube_loader_lin_5.6.so
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Some commands while working with vi editor:

Press Semicolon key (:) and type wq to save and quit from VI editor
Press Semicolon key (:) and type w! to save and quit from VI editor

Now restart apache server by issuing command systemctl restart httpd or restart server when restart apache server doesn’t work 🙂

Verify IONCube loader installation using a command

php -v

When you see the phrase “with the ionCube PHP loader (enabled)…” then you have succeeded installing ION cube, congratulations!

Installing Ion Cube Extension on VPS Server 5

Now you are ready to install and activate Gembloong plugin.

UEFI vs BIOS Legacy Which One is Better?

UEFI vs BIOS Legacy Which One is Better?

UEFI and Legacy BIOS are 2 different systems of Motherboard’s firmware. UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) is the replacement for the legacy BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) system. It has several enhancements over the legacy BIOS.

Security features

UEFI has more security features than a legacy mode which is why highly recommended to use this mode than the legacy mode.

Less complex code

UEFI developed using C language while legacy BIOS mode use assembler. C language is simpler than assembler, thus we can add new code easily and adapt the program to match the user’s needs.

Boot Faster Than Legacy Mode

As UEFI able to customize causing it to boot faster than Legacy BIOS. This is because UEFI no need to self-test the system as the Legacy mode does.

Compatibility Issue

in Legacy mode, you might remember that we need to update BIOS firmware to make our new hardware works with the system. With UEFI drivers can be uploaded without upgrading the firmware as it has a separate system.

Recognize Bigger Hard drive Partition

UEFI is able to support Harddrive with more than 2 TB capacity. To be able to boot using UEFI mode, you need to replace MBR with the GPT system.

UEFI can have more than 4 primary partitions.

Secure Startup

UEFI is able to check the integrity of the Operating system when booting to make sure the operating system is not changed by any malicious program.

Remote Support Networking

Remote troubleshooting is possible at the level of UEFI before accessing the Operating system. This is not possible in Legacy mode.

With the above features will you start using UEFI for a better and faster computer system? All new computer systems support UEFI and you should use them.

CMOS Checksum Error, What To Check?

CMOS Checksum Error, What To Check?

When you found CMOS checksum error or CMOS checksum bad message this indicates there is a problem with your BIOS system.

There are 2 options, press Esc key to continue (on some computers you need to press the F2 key). The other option is to press F1 key to enter the Setup menu.

cmos checksum error

If after setting the BIOS configuration you start the computer the next day still found the same error it indicates that the battery is not functioned properly.

CMOS battery is weak or dead. You have to replace it with the new one.
Replacing CMOS battery will need to open computer casing so you need to prepare a screwdriver and a new CR 2032 battery. Some computers still using the green battery that soldered into the motherboard. You need to prepare the solder to replace the battery.

CR2032 battery
Modern computers using button battery CR2032 to maintain the BIOS data.

BIOS battery

Source:
picture: enademic.com

Besides CMOS checksum error message it will also reset all your BIOS setting thus every time you turn on the computer it will ask setup BIOS before you can continue working with the computer, this is very annoying.

In most cases after replacing the battery, CMOS checksum error message will disappear. However, if you still see the error it could be a hardware problem. Maybe there is corrosion on the mainboard or other problems.

How I Resolve Windows 10 Updating or Installing Stuck

How I Resolve Windows 10 Updating or Installing Stuck

As a free upgrade to Windows 10 will end on 29 July 2016 I tried to update my laptop immediately before its free offer ends. To upgrade for free just go to the Microsoft website and you will see a free upgrade banner somewhere on the page. Just hit the free update to the Windows 10 banner and you are going to be guided step by step.

In my case, the process took about 2-3 hours (depending on how fast your internet connection). It will first download and then install windows 10.

After boot, it will try to update the software and the problem begins, the update stuck even after I wait for hours.

There are several solutions out there to this problem but the one that worked for me was trying to fix the update service. We can detect this problem before Windows 10 update.

In windows 7 or 8 Make your windows update service is working correctly by opening Internet Explorer and clicking Tool>Windows Update and try to update your windows if you are able to update some patches from there, then you will not have a problem updating to Windows 10, but if you are unable to update using windows update you will face the same problem above.
Mine is Windows 7 Pro edition with SP1 installed. To check what version you got, click Start, right-click the Computer icon and click properties.

How I Overcome This Problem?

Install System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 (KB947821) from here
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/947821
If you are like me using Windows 7 Sp1 then you can use the direct link below
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=3132
The file size is about 230Mb. After installing the update above make sure you can update via windows update successfully. If still cannot restart your computer.
When you are able to use windows update, you are ready to update to Windows 10 without a problem. Have a nice try.

Get Windows 10 ISO Direct Download From Microsoft Website

Get Windows 10 ISO Direct Download From Microsoft Website

If you ever upgrade or install Windows 10, you will notice that the process is 100% online. You will need to be connected to the internet while upgrading. This sucks when you have a slow internet connection. You will need to start all over again if your internet connection is disconnected in the middle of the process.

windows 10 iso download 64 bit

You will try to find a way to install windows 10 offline by getting the ISO file so you can burn it to a DVD disc or mount it using DVD emulator software such as ISO power.

Today I am going to show you how you can download windows 10 ISO file directly without using Windows 10 installation media tool.

Steps to get Windows 10 ISO Direct Download

1. Open Chrome internet browser, if you don’t have it, get one here.

2. Install mobile browser emulator from https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/mobile-browser-emulator/lbofcampnkjmiomohpbaihdcbjhbfepf?hl=en

3. Using Chrome open this URL https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

4. After the webpage is opened click the mobile browser emulator button (red M button) from Chrome, choose mobile portrait 320×480 or any resolution on the list.

5. Choose Windows 10 edition from the list, and click confirm.

6. Mobile browser emulator will refresh itself and we were asked to choose the language, and click confirm.

7. Mobile browser emulator will refresh itself and be asking whether we will download 32 or 64-bit version.

8. The screen will splash and the download started. To check the progress press CTRL+J you will see it. As in the picture below, the Windows 10 ISO file size is 4GB and I have 2 hours left until download finish.

9. Take a cup of coffee wail waiting for the download finish, when finished you can burn it into ad DVD disc and install windows 10 offline. Now you can get Windows 10 ISO Direct Download.

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