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  1. How to Fix the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Repositoryhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10204-how-to-fix-the-windows-management-instrumentation-wmi-repository

    A corrupt WMI repository can mess up things like the Symantec management agent and its ability to deploy software. If you check properties of "WMI Control" in Computer Management (under Services & Applications), and it shows problems, then the PC...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  2. MS Outlook - None of your email accounts could send to this recipienthttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10263-ms-outlook-none-of-your-email-accounts-could-send-to-this-recipient

    type to MAILTO instead of SMTP. This info is cached in Outlook, so even re-entering the recipient address manually does not fix the problem. SOLUTION Resend the email, being sure to change the recipient type to SMTP before clicking "send." * Open the...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  3. Roku - Blocking Hard-Coded DNShttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10225-roku-blocking-hard-coded-dns

    my Roku would insist on using Google's DNS, so Netflix would no longer work properly. Boooo! There are 2 comparable ways to fix this: Add a Null Route to Your Router Most basic home routers allow you to add custom routes. Add a route to 8.8.8.8 that...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  4. Kingston USB Drive Not Working With MacOS El Capitanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10355-kingston-usb-drive-not-working-with-macos-el-capitan

    I upgraded to MacOS El Capitan and to my chagrin my Kingston USB drive no longer works. I get some stupid "Unable to start DTXX application" or "ERR_COULD_NOT_START" error. Luckily, there's a solution--you simply have to upgrade the USB drive firmware...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  5. Joomla - YouTube Videos Too Big After Gavick Template Updatehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10251-joomla-youtube-videos-too-big-after-gavick-template-update

    PROBLEM After updating my Joomla Gavick template to the latest version, the embedded YouTube videos appeared massively large on desktop browsers. Mobile browsers looked OK. SOLUTION The problem is caused by the fitvids library introduced in later...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  6. Joomla Running on Nginx and Ubuntu Server - Setting Uphttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10224-joomla-running-on-nginx-and-ubuntu-server-setting-up

    uses PHP as FastCGI, so configuration is found in /etc/php5/fpm/php.ini * set expose_php to OFF (security measure) * set cgi.fix_pathinfo to 0 (security measure recommended by Nginx documentation) * set output_buffering OFF (recommended by Joomla...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  7. Batocera - How To Pair 8BitDo M30 Controllerhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10417-batocera-how-to-pair-8bitdo-m30-controller

    it, it will likely go kinda crazy. Down doesn't work, and it keeps scrolling to the side, etc. Take a deep breath. We can fix this. 3) Turn off the controller by holding down start. 4) Restart Batocera. 5) Turn on the controller by holding down start....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  8. Getflix - Netflix Still Not Working on PS3https://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10187-getflix-netflix-still-not-working-on-ps3

    UTM firewall called PFSense. I targeted the settings for Squid--a proxy / cache server. My hunch paid off...here's the fix if you happen to be the 0.01% of Getflix users in the same boat as I. 1. Set a static IP on the PS3. 2. In PFSense, go to...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  9. Working Around the Limitations of the Sony a6300/a6500 Camerahttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10362-working-around-the-limitations-of-the-sony-a6300-camera

    insists otherwise. * Use a tripod. You'll get smoother pans. * Most video editing software these days has a rolling shutter fix feature. Fix it in post. The Ultimate Solution If you really want to undo the limitations on this camera in one (expensive)...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  10. Dell Windows 7 Laptop and Wifi Problems with iPhone Personal Hotspothttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10382-dell-latitude-e7270-e7250-laptop-and-wifi-problems-with-iphone-personal-hotspot

    PROBLEM The Dell Latitude E7270 & E7250 laptops my company uses have various wifi-related issues under 32-bit Windows 7. They won't connect to certain wifi hotspots (especially iPhone personal hotspot), auto switching sometimes won't work, etc. I've...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  11. Running Adobe Illustrator with User Privileges on Windowshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10368-running-adobe-illustrator-with-user-privileges-on-windows

    Here's a quick one. I've been struggling with getting Adobe Illustrator (Creative Cloud) to run properly with user-level privileges. It would often freeze and crash. After making the changes below, Illustrator now works quite well. My gut tells me that...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
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  12. Elastix PBX - Voicemail Disabled After Yum Updatehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10252-elastix-pbx-voicemail-disabled-after-yum-update

    packages. The update process completed without error; however, voicemail was disabled on all user extensions. Here's how I fixed it. * SSH into the PBX and cd to /etc/asterisk. * Find voicemail.conf. If you cat it, you'll notice it's basically empty....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  13. iPhone Mail with MS Exchange Mailbox - Unable to Move Message to Trashhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10223-iphone-mail-with-ms-exchange-mailbox-unable-to-move-message-to-trash

    PROBLEM Once in a while I am unable to delete an email message on my iPhone. It throws an "unable to move message to trash" error message. I use the normal iPhone Mail app and have an MS Exchange mailbox that syncs with my office email. While this...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  14. How to Get Your Computer Repaired in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10212-how-to-get-your-computer-repaired-in-japan

    You live in Japan, and your computer is acting up. Perhaps you prefer communicating about the problem in English. Perhaps you manage or work in a branch office of a foreign firm with lots of English-speaking employees. Perhaps you just want some IT...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  15. Computing in Japanese - Dealing with Mojibakehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10185-computing-in-japanese-dealing-with-mojibake

    "junk text") is a horrible affliction that most computing in Japanese have encountered at some point. Here are some simple fixes that I use with Microsoft Windows and Outlook. These instructions are written with Windows 7 / Outlook 2010 in mind....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  16. How to Find and Replace Text Using MySQL Queryhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10179-how-to-find-and-replace-text-using-mysql-query

    ' ', ' ') update joomla_content set `fulltext` = replace(`fulltext`, ' ', ' ') Change "joomla" to whatever DB prefix you use.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  17. How to Modify JomSocial to Support MP3 Audio Uploadshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10163-how-to-modify-jomsocial-to-support-mp3-audio-uploads

    video uploads. The wording on the ffmpeg version / copyright info changed, so some code modification was necessary to fix it. * Go to a terminal on your server and type ffmpeg -version to see what the version / copyright info wording looks like. * Edit...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  18. Vaping in Japan - How to Find Nicotine Vape Juicehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10246-vaping-in-japan-how-to-find-nicotine-vape-juice

    to those looking to completely eliminate nicotine from their smoking routine, it's a bummer for those seeking a vape nicotine fix to replace the one they get from analog cigarettes. After some research I discovered some overseas vaping vendors that ship...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  19. How to Watch Netflix in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10176-how-to-watch-netflix-in-japan

    geo-location continuously redirects you to the Japanese version? Yeah, that can be annoying, huh? A VPN would likely fix that. Albeit more aggressive, a VPN is a more versatile and configurable option. But in my case I didn't need such a multipurpose...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
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