Windows

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 […]

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MySQL

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 […]

Windows

You can sign PowerShell certificates with New-SelfSignedCertificate and without MakeCert

  For those who can’t wait, here is the solution right away. Next two lines actually work – without using MakeCert.exe: New-SelfSignedCertificate -DnsName STA07 -Type CodeSigning Set-AuthenticodeSignature C:\T\add-signature.ps1 @(gci Cert:\LocalMachine\My -DnsName STA07 -codesigning)[0] First command creates a certificate in your Intermediate Certification Authorities.  Second command signs the script.  Wow!  Innocent […]

Domain Management

Histiry of This Site – DomainWebCenter.com

Welcome! This is not a typical article for reading. This is a log of important events in site development and growth.   2017 Dec 02 Sat After months of preparations we are LIVE on new everything: new Amazon Linux server, new PHP7, new MySQL, latest and upgradable WordPress (no core […]

Hardware

PC Sleep and PC Hibernate Shortcuts

Everybody wants a shortcut for PS Sleep to save time on clicks. Instead of 3 clicks Start – Shutdown – Sleep every time, let’s have just one click – Sleep. There is a way to do that. Please tell me, if this also works in Windows XP. […]