Error 1001 : The specified service has been marked for deletion

When you uninstall and then subsequently attempt to re-install a windows service you might run into this annoying error which will prevent you from completing the re-installation process: Error 1001 : The specified service has been marked for deletion In the past, a simple restart of your machine would have solved the problem, however Jóhannes …

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How To Rename A File To .htaccess In Windows

If you are looking to rename a file like htaccess.txt to .htaccess and you are stumped because when you attempt to right click and “rename” you get a “You must type a file name” error, below is what you can do. Go to Start -> Run -> cmd. Once inside command prompt navigate to the …

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How To Burn An ISO Image To Disc

The other day I had to burn an ISO image (Visual Studio 2010 Trial version) to a DVD in order to be able to run the installer on my Windows 7. I haven’t purchased Nero or any other burning software, and a licensed version of it didn’t come with my laptop so for a moment …

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