Category Archives: Tricks n Techniques

php.ini changes have no effect

Today I tried to install PHP and MySQL on my local Windows XP Pro machine. Both were working fine individually but I couldnot connect to the MySQL from PHP code. I tried to change php.ini file but no matter what I do, changes were not reflected when I tried phpinfo() function. It was showing Configuration… Read More »

4 ways to enable Windows XP language toolbar

I was completely frustrated with Languge toolbar as it was enabled in some computer and not enabled in other computer. I tried many methods and after some trial and error, I found few things which might help you get your Windows Language Toolbar back. This solution is given for Windows XP user. Method 1: Right… Read More »

Where is “Security” tab when I check for property of file/folder in Windows XP Pro?

Go to Windows Explorer. Go to Tools > Folder Options… Click on “View” tab. In “Advanced Settings” uncheck the option “Use simple file sharing(Recommended)” Now you will be able to see “Security” tab Vishal Monpara Vishal Monpara is a full stack Solution Developer/Architect with 12 years of experience primarily using Microsoft stack. He is currently… Read More »

How to export thunderbird contents and settings?

Go to c:\document and settings\username\application data\thunderbird\ Open the file profiles.ini Check the setting “Path=Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default” Now go to c:\document and settings\username\application data\thunderbird\Profiles\ and copy the folder xxxxxxxx.default for backup. Now to export this content to another computer, copy this folder to c:\document and settings\username\application data\thunderbird\Profiles\ on another computer and change the profile.ini to use this new… Read More »

How to get the default login page in dotnetnuke?

Soemtimes it is possible that you have updated the login page information in dotnetnuke and after that you dont have any way to get back this login page. Ironically, you cannot even login to change the login page. You are completely stuck. Now only one way to get back this login page is directly updating… Read More »

How to put banner on dotnetnuke portal?

Go to “Admin” > “Site Settings” Expand the node “Advanced Settings” Expand the node “Other Settings” Set the “Banner Advertising” to “Site” Now go to “Admin” > “Vendor” Add new “Vendor” Add “Banner” for the newly added vendor Remember(/copy) the “Banner Group” Add “Banner Module” to the page. Go to the “Banner Options” menu Put(/paste)… Read More »

Firefox – Choose User Profile

Today I was browsing using firefox and suddently it got stuck. I closed the browser window and tried to open it again but I got the screen for user profile. I tried to use “default” profile but gave me error that “Firefox cannot use the profile ‘default’ because it is in use”. I created another… Read More »