Microsoft/Windows

Modifying the Windows Hosts File

Microsoft/Windows This post will explain how to modify the hosts file on a Windows machine (this post will work for Windows Vista and newer). There are a few different reasons you may need to modify the hosts file, and the most...

MySQL: Root Element Is Missing (Windows 8.1)

Microsoft/Windows The other day when I restarted my development machine I got a nice little surprise from MySQL Notifier. A charming error message appeared on the screen that said "High Severity Error: Root element is...

Editing Large Files on Windows

Microsoft/Windows I haven't had much of a chance to publish any articles or tutorials lately (I do have some awesome ones planned and in the furnace, though!). For this post I'd like to make note of the newest text editor to...

KeePass: Failed to Load the Specified File! Error Fix

Microsoft/Windows I use KeePass to manage my personal passwords on my computer. I’ve used it without incident for quite a while, but that streak recently came to an end after having to completely reinstall Windows 8.1 after a...

Microsoft .NET Framework Download Locations

Microsoft/Windows The following table is simply a list of the download locations for various versions of the Microsoft .NET Framework. Version Download...