Outlook can’t save password

The problem is Outlook ask for the password over and over again.


HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftProtected Storage System Provider

Delete the subkey

The user subkey folder resembles the following example:

Restart computer

Start Outlook, enter and save the password.…

PostgreSQL Money / Numeric localisation

Living in a country, where our currency symbol is the $ x.00, I wasn’t aware of the vast differences between countries and how they deal with currency.  France uses , instead of . for decimals. Germany uses a space instead…

Slax: solution to read only external hard drivers

When Slax auto detect External hard drives or USB keys but it permission defaulted to read only. Slax will not allow you to change the file permission. You will not be able to copy important files to the external

How to find USB VID/PID on various operating systems


Linux users can, of course, just use lsusb or usbview.   Run as root because on some systems, this doesn’t show all the information otherwise.

lsusb (short form)

$ sudo lsusb

Bus 002 Device 049: ID eb1a:1760 eMPIA Technology, Inc.…

How To Tar Files And Folders Easily

DD comand examples


The dd command copies an amount of data block by block. The most basic syntax is:

# dd if=xxxxx of=yyyyy bs=zzzzzz
( Where if=xxxxx is the source, of=yyyyy is the target and bs= both read and…

Joining a Windows 7/ Windows 2008 R2 system to a Samba domain

This article suits for both Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2(tested on 17/10/2010):

To join the domain for Windows 7 make sure you do the following steps:

  1. First you need to be running Samba v3.3.4 or later. Earlier versions have

Outputting from Postgres to CSV

f ','
o /home/john/moocow.csv
SELECT foo,bar FROM whatever;
If a field has newlines, this will break. You can do something like  this instead….. 
SELECT foo, bar, '"' || REPLACE(REPLACE(field_with_newilne, 'n', '\n'), '"', '""') || 

Can’t set default printer to Windows terminal server users

I had same problem using Windows 2003 SP1 and terminal server.

Based on previous comments, I have found some solution to this. Someone mentioned it could be related to problem in registry at [HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWindows] a advised to export this…

change postgresql time zone for west Australia

In west Australia, like Perth, when you are using postgresql database, you may need to change the time zone abbreviations to Australia:

change it for a session

postgres=# set timezone_abbreviations to ‘Australia’;

change it for database

postgres=# alter database DATABASENAME…