How do I install RAR on Linux?

Get rarlinux from here : http://www.win-rar.com/downloadwinrar.html After unpacking the archive using "tar xvfz rarlinux-3.2.0.tar.gz" on your Linux machine, copy all the RAR files to /usr/sbin/. (except the text files). As a registered user, copy the rarreg.key to your home directory, for example /root/ or /home/user. Then start RAR in the command line mode. If you get the following error message: rar: error in loading shared libraries: libstdc++ cannot open shared object file ...please use the static version of RAR -> "rar_static". Read more..

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The print operation is unsuccessful when you use the Point and Print feature on a client computer that is running Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista Service Pack 1, or Windows Server 2003

The print operation is unsuccessful when you use the Point and Print feature on a client computer that is running Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista Service Pack 1, or Windows Server 2003View products that this article applies to.Article ID:952832Last Review:May 22, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario.•A printer is hosted on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1), or Windows Server 2003.•You use the Point and Print feature to print to the printer ... Read more..

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You cannot add a Mail User or a Mail Contact to the Safe Senders list in Exchange 2007 by using OWA Client

Article ID: 954887 - Last Review: November 20, 2008 - Revision: 1.0You cannot add a Mail User or a Mail Contact to the Safe Senders list in Exchange 2007 by using OWA ClientView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSIn Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 with Service Pack 1 (SP1), you cannot add a Mail User or a Mail Contact into the Safe Senders list by using Outlook Web Access (OWA). When you try to add ... Read more..

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The Windows Server 2008 Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) responder does not work with signing certificates that do not use the SHA1 algorithm

Article ID: 960809 - Last Review: December 26, 2008 - Revision: 1.0The Windows Server 2008 Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) responder does not work with signing certificates that do not use the SHA1 algorithmHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:On a Windows Server 2008-based computer, the Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) responder is enabled. Note To enable the OCSP responder, you must add the ... Read more..

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An application may stop working unexpectedly on a Windows Vista SP1-based or a Windows Server 2008-based computer

Article ID: 967227 - Last Review: March 6, 2009 - Revision: 1.0An application may stop working unexpectedly on a Windows Vista SP1-based or a Windows Server 2008-based computerHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSYou run an application that uses the RPCRT4.dll module on a computer that is running Windows Vista SP1 or Windows Server 2008. In this scenario, the application may stop working unexpectedly, and you receive the ... Read more..

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The System Information tool lists zero buttons on a mouse or on another pointing device in Windows Vista

The System Information tool lists zero buttons on a mouse or on another pointing device in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:933707Last Review:April 24, 2007Revision:3.2SYMPTOMSIn Windows Vista, the System Information tool (Msinfo32.exe) lists zero buttons on a mouse or on another pointing device. 0 appears in the Number of Buttons box.Back to the topSTATUSMicrosoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the Applies to section.Back to the topMORE INFORMATIONTo ... Read more..

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How to update the RAID driver on a Toshiba Portege M400 mobile PC that is running Windows Vista

How to update the RAID driver on a Toshiba Portege M400 mobile PC that is running Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928235Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.4INTRODUCTIONThis article describes how to update the RAID driver on a Toshiba Portege M400 mobile PC that is running Windows Vista.MORE INFORMATIONTo update the RAID driver on a Toshiba Portege M400 mobile PC that is running Windows Vista, follow these steps:1.Obtain an updated RAID driver from the computer manufacturer. For information about how ... Read more..

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MS08-052: Description of the security update for GDI+ for Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1: September 9, 2008

MS08-052: Description of the security update for GDI+ for Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1: September 9, 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:947738Last Review:October 6, 2008Revision:2.0On This PageINTRODUCTIONMicrosoft has released security bulletin MS08-052. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites: •Home users:http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200809.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200809.mspx)Skip the details: Download the updates for your home computer or laptop from the Microsoft Update Web site now:http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/ (http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/)•IT professionals:http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-052.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-052.mspx)Back to the topHow to obtain help and ... Read more..

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On a Windows Vista-based computer, you may notice that some right-to-left characters are displayed incorrectly when they are used with Left-to-Right Override (LRO) and POP Directional Format (PDF) control characters

On a Windows Vista-based computer, you may notice that some right-to-left (bi-directional or "Bidi") characters are displayed incorrectly when they are used with Left-to-Right Override (LRO) and POP Directional Format (PDF) control characters. Specifically, the "(" character (opening parenthesis) and the ")" character (closing parenthesis) are displayed in the reverse order of how they should be displayed. For example, you have the following string: LROA(B)CPDF Note LRO and PDF represent the LRO and the PDF control characters, respectively. A, B, and C represent ... Read more..

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The SNMP Event Log Extension Agent does not initialize correctly on a computer that is running Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008

The SNMP Event Log Extension Agent does not initialize correctly on a computer that is running Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:950923Last Review:April 25, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSThe Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Event Log Extension Agent does not initialize correctly on a computer that is running Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2008. Therefore, network management middleware cannot use SNMP to retrieve event log information. ... Read more..

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Mac OS X – Iraq War Reference in Dictionary Widget

Mac OS X - Iraq War Reference in Dictionary Widget 1. Bring up dashboard 2. Either add the dictionary widget to the dashboard or select it. 3. Type the word: democracy into the search box. 4. Click on the thesaurus button on the top of the Widget to switch to Thesaurus mode. 5. Read the sample sentence in the description: A democracy in Iraq is quite unlikely for now or any time soon. Read more..

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You receive a fraudulent e-mail message that claims that an attached executable is a Microsoft security update

Article ID: 959318 - Last Review: November 5, 2008 - Revision: 1.0You receive a fraudulent e-mail message that claims that an attached executable is a Microsoft security updateView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSYou may receive a fraudulent spam e-mail message that claims to be a security e-mail message from Microsoft. The message may claim that an attached executable is the latest security update. The e-mail message encourages recipients to run the attached executable so they ... Read more..

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How to obtain Internet Mail Exchanger records with the Nslookup.exe Utility

When you troubleshoot Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) problems, you may want to obtain the Domain Name System (DNS) records for the SMTP domain in question. You can use the Nslookup.exe utility to collect this information. MORE INFORMATION loadTOCNode(1, 'moreinformation'); Requirements loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); DNS must be configured properly on the computer running the Nslookup.exe utility. If DNS is not configured, an error message is displayed when the Nslookup.exe utility starts. Steps to Use the Nslookup.exe Utility loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); 1. Open a ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to activate Windows Vista: Activation Error: Code 0x8007232b DNS Name does not exist

Error message when you try to activate Windows Vista: Activation Error: Code 0x8007232b DNS Name does not existView products that this article applies to.Article ID:938107Last Review:October 31, 2007Revision:1.2On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you try to activate Windows Vista, you may receive an error message that resembles the following: Activation Error: Code 0x8007232b DNS Name does not exist This problem may occur if you use volume-licensed media to install Windows Vista.Back to the topRESOLUTIONTo resolve this problem, use one of the following ... Read more..

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The enhanced video renderer (EVR) sends the EC_DISPLAY_CHANGED event when you play a video stream in Windows Vista

The enhanced video renderer (EVR) sends the EC_DISPLAY_CHANGED event when you play a video stream in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:935878Last Review:September 11, 2007Revision:1.3On This PageSYMPTOMSIn Windows Vista, you play a video stream by using DirectShow and the enhanced video renderer (EVR). When an upstream filter performs a dynamic reconnection, the EVR sends the EC_DISPLAY_CHANGED event. Therefore, the other filters may stop working.Back to the topRESOLUTIONUpdate informationThe following files are available for download from the Microsoft ... Read more..

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How to restore your personal files after you perform a custom installation of Windows Vista

How to restore your personal files after you perform a custom installation of Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:932912Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.1On This PageINTRODUCTIONThis article describes how to restore personal files after you perform a custom installation of Windows Vista.When you perform the custom installation of Windows Vista that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article, Windows Vista creates a Windows.old folder that contains the files from the Microsoft Windows XP installation. 932856 ... Read more..

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Microsoft has released an update for the Windows Vista validation components

Microsoft has released an update for the Windows Vista validation componentsView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929391Last Review:December 15, 2006Revision:1.1INTRODUCTIONMicrosoft has released an update for the Windows Vista validation components.MORE INFORMATION Microsoft has made a commitment to continuously evaluate and adapt to changes in software piracy. As part of this commitment , customers may see updates for the Windows Vista validation components posted on Windows Update. Install the Windows Vista validation component updates to make sure ... Read more..

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Get the Classic Media Player Back!

Are you fed up with the new windows media player. Did you like the version of windows media player that came with windows 2K? Windows XP still has the version of media player installed but they hid it. To get it back follow the directions below: 1. Click on the start button and select run. 2. type "mplayer2" and click OK. it's the orginal movie player. If you want to make this the default media player follow the directions below: 1. When the classic ... Read more..

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How to temporarily block the installation of the .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1

How to temporarily block the installation of the .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1View products that this article applies to.Article ID:949160Last Review:March 19, 2008Revision:1.0NoticeImportant This article contains information about how to modify the registry. Make sure that you back up the registry before you modify it. Make sure that you know how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up, restore, and modify the registry, click the following article number to view ... Read more..

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Description of the Outlook 2007 hotfix package: February 7, 2008

Description of the Outlook 2007 hotfix package: February 7, 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:948716Last Review:March 11, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSUMMARYThis article describes the Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated February 7, 2008.This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:•The issues that the hotfix package fixes.•The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.•Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package.•Whether the hotfix package is replaced ... Read more..

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