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Factory reset / restore Iconia W500 tablet without CD/DVD drive (USB)

Need a clean install of your Acer¬†Iconia W500 series tablet but didn’t opt for the external cd/dvd drive? Normally you can restore via a hidden partition, but more often than not that has been removed or failed. After some serious back and forth trying a number of things to copy the Iconia Read More

LYNC DNS Settings for WHM/Cpanel – Working

So your having problems validating the office 365 Lync settings when your using a cpanel / WHM based web host? Well here’s the simple trick to get the records added so you can complete the validation of office 365. When adding a DNS record via WHM, specifically the SRV record you will Read More

Fix Magento Reset Password Error – Fatal error: Call to a member function setCustomerId()

We recently had users report issues when resetting their password via the magento customer area. The error message users were getting was: Fatal error: Call to a member function setCustomerId() on a non-object in /app/code/core/Mage/Customer/controllers/AccountController.php on line 587 Technical Read More

Mark Partition As Inactive

So you have multiple partitions marked as active, perhaps you accidently selected the option to mark partition as active. Well we have the perfect quick fix for marking partitions as inactive. You can easily mark a partition as active through the disk management component of windows, but Read More

cPanel Fix 550 Access Denied – Invalid HELO name

After migrating to a new cPanel server i found several users getting the message “550 Access Denied – Invalid HELO name” when trying to send email. After a bit of digging we were able to find 2 fixes So what does this error mean? 550 is the error code (with a handy message Read More