FIX: Outlook Error 1025 “Invalid Mailbox Name” for Gmail on Mac

Error Code 1025 Invalid Mailbox Name error occurs on the Macs running Outlook usually when your e-mail configuration is incorrect or if the settings have been changed, such as when you re-configure your e-mail account. ie. when folder settings are changed on an IMAP Account. One user reported that after changing the …

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FIX: Your Microsoft Account wasn’t changed to a local account 0x80004005

The 0x80004005 error is usually related to an Access Denied situation. However, if it occurs when you’re trying to switch to a Local Account on your Windows device, it means that the Microsoft account wasn’t synced properly. When installing Windows 8/8.1/10, you are required to login with a Microsoft account. …

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How to Fix Error “Compile error in hidden module” on Word for Mac

Getting a Compile error in hidden module: link error when you’re opening or quitting Microsoft Word on your Mac usually happens when code is not compatible with either the version, architecture or platform of the application. It is caused by Acrobat DC, which installs an add-on that causes the error. …

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How to Fix Thread Stuck In Device Driver BSOD on Windows 8 and 10

The Windows 10 Thread stuck in device driver is an error caused by a driver file caught in an endless loop while it waits the hardware to enter inactive state. Fortunately for the user, the error is caused by a driver problem, and not faulty hardware, so with that being …

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How to Fix Error 0x8007003B “An unexpected network error occurred”

Error 0x8007003b while trying to copy a large (>100MB) file over a VPN connection can appear when the connection to the server is not stable, or if the configuration mismatches such as if you are running Samba or OpenVPN tunnel which limits the bandwidth to the server. Some users also reported …

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How to Stop Sound Lowering on Android Phones When you Plug Headphones in?

Have you ever noticed that when you plug headphones into your Android device, your sound automatically lowers? This ‘bug’ is actually a safety feature that has been implemented into Android to stop smartphone owners from damaging their ears. You can turn the sound back up as soon as you’ve plugged …

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How to Hide the On-Screen Buttons on Android

Some Android devices have on-screen buttons for home, back and recent apps, as opposed to physical buttons. By default, you cannot hide the on-screen buttons on Android but you can make a few changes to your device so that the buttons can be hidden on command. Follow this guide to …

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Galaxy S7 Edge Feeds aren’t Working

The Galaxy S6 Edge has a number of new features available for the Edge display, but Samsung fails to clearly explain how to use some of these features. In this article we’ll explain how you can get the Galaxy S7 Edge Feeds to work when they aren’t being responsive or …

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How to Make an Android Look like an iPhone 7

The Android OS is so customizable that you can even make your homescreen look like an iPhone 7. If you’d like to have an iOS 10 theme on your own Android device, follow the guide we have provided below. This guide does not require root access! All you need to …

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How to Limit Download Speed on Android

To limit your download speed on Android you’ll need to root your device and download an application from the Google Play Store. Follow this guide to learn how to limit your speeds. Whether you’ve run across problems with data limits or you want to stop your phone from hogging your …

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How to Get Past the Galaxy Lockscreen

If you’ve forgotten your lock pin on a Galaxy Note 4, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge or any other Samsung device, you won’t necessarily need to send it back to Samsung to get it fixed. You may not even need to do a factory reset either. In this guide we’ll explain …

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How to Find Paid Apps and In-app purchase History on Google Play

Do you let your children or other family members use your Android smartphone or tablet? Here are some quick tips to check up on your recent purchase history on Google Play to ensure they aren’t draining your credit card. We’ve all heard nightmare stories about how children have spent 1,000s …

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How to Open Thunar in Xfce with the Super+E Binding

Users of certain types of Microsoft Surface devices may have gotten used to holding down the Windows key and pushing E in order to open up File Explorer. The same goes for users of tablets running Microsoft-branded operating systems that feature an on-screen touch keyboard. This shortcut is implemented by …

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How to Use the Linux CLI as a Stopwatch

Several vendors have developed stopwatch software, which can be useful for keeping track of things. Timing is very important in several types of tasks. System administrators might need a stopwatch in order to time the booting of a computer or the execution of a certain task. You may wish to …

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How to Lookup an ASCII Table in Linux

If you author smartphone apps or you’re a Web developer, then the time might come that you need some advanced information on how apps interact with individual characters. While we view characters as letters, numbers and symbols, underlying system code sees them only as a series of numeric values. Programming …

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Disabling Font MRU Lists in Word for Windows Under Wine in Linux

Windows users who move to open source operating systems often need to continue running legacy software. In fact, lack of support for legacy materials under newer versions of Windows is sometimes a reason for installing Linux. While those who use Linux solely for running Windows software will be disappointed, individuals …

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How to Read Messages Stored In RAM on Linux

Random Access Memory (RAM) generally refers to the technology that provides devices with a volatile area to temporarily store data. This technology is used across all form factors of digital electronics, and its mere existence is a memory to no one who has worked with computers or cellular phones for …

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How to Troubleshoot Silent Programs with PulseAudio

PulseAudio is a sound server application that ships with network capabilities. Occasionally it will be necessary to directly invoke it before a different program in order to allow said software to interact with a device’s sound system. Programs started from both graphical and text-based interfaces may actually require this sort …

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How to Configure Phoenix Firestorm Viewer on Linux

While Second Life and the OpenSim virtual worlds are popular with PC users, some Linux systems have difficulties with running the native viewers. They often develop driver problems, and thus would require users to download proprietary closed-source drivers. Sometimes this might not actually solve the issue. PC owners who are …

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Fix: MSCONFIG Not Saving Changes on Windows 10

MSCONFIG is an extremely handy system utility that is included in all versions of the Windows Operating System and is designed to be used to alter and make changes to the Microsoft Windows startup process. If a Windows user wants to have Windows boot into Safe Mode or have Windows …

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How to Disable “Allow This Device to Wake the Computer”

Computers running on the Windows Operating System can be put into Sleep mode – an extremely-low power state that is designed to save tons of energy and resources, all the while keeping the computer running. When a Windows computer is put to sleep, the user’s session is simply paused and …

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How to Recover /lost+found Fragments

The folder entitled /lost+found in the root directory of an Linux file structure is part of a technology heritage that it shares with pretty much every form of Unix throughout history. This folder saves files that were deleted before a dramatic event that corrupted a file system. These files have …

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How to Repeat a Previous Command at the Command Line on Linux

Linux, as well as other Unix-based operating systems like OS X and FreeBSD, uses the concept of a root super user to keep unwanted execution of code to a minimum. The sudo (super user do) command is necessary to execute commands requiring such access when a user is currently working …

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How to Fix “System Program Problem Detected” Messages

As with all things in Unix-based operating systems, error-handling mechanisms in Linux are at least partially based around the presence of certain files. Graphical login shells report errors as soon as they are capable of presenting the user with their selected desktop environment. How these errors are presented differ from …

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How to Mount IMG Files in Linux

ISO images are often used to contain CD-ROM or DVD data, but Linux users will occasionally find themselves working with IMG files instead. These contain direct disk images, which can be worked with in a similar way. At one point these were generally used for writing an entire file system …

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