Domain Management

Histiry of This Site –

Welcome! This is not a typical article for reading. This is a log of important events in site development and growth.   2017 Sep 01 Fri – 05 Tue Entire site was down during long Labor Day weekend. A successful recovery was finally performed on Tuesday, 2017-09-05. Today 2017-0-09 our IT announced a new wave […]

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How to Move MySQL D/B Files (Windows)

Locate your MySQL installation files and central configuration file basedir=”C:/Program Files/MySQL/MySQL Server 5.1/” Your MySQL configuration is stored in “my.ini” file Locate your MySQL Database location: datadir=”C:/Documents and Settings/All Users/ Application Data/MySQL/MySQL Server 5.1/Data/” Stop MySQL service. Modify My.ini file to point to a new D/B location and Save. Move your Data directory to a […]

Win XP - Win 7

Invisible Files in Windows 7, 8 and 10 Program Files

Summary First of all – it is not a virus! It is not a bug either. It is a feature, that doesn’t allow legacy applications to write files inside Program Files directory.  This feature allows legacy applications think that they are writing to a system folders. Symptoms You can see your custom files inside one […]

Win XP - Win 7

Extremely Slow Windows XP Shutdown – Fixed

Several years I had this problem in one particular instance of Windows XP Professional – an extremely slow shutdown upon clicking on Shutdown button.  For several minutes system would completely freeze, and then Shutdown/Restart dialog box would finally come up. What did I know about the problem.  It was extremely annoying.  It was persistent.  And […]