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Is your site IE8 compatible?

Posted 29-04-2009 at 09:39 PM by Paul (TOLRA Micro Systems Limited Blog)

Microsoft recently released Internet Explorer 8 and with it increased the number of browsers that a site has to be compatible with. While IE8 claims to better support standards it also does not render all sites the same as IE7 did.

Microsoft attempted to solve this incompatibility by providing an IE7 compatibility mode which can be enabled by end users by clicking the "Compatibility View" button at the right end of the address bar. However if your site fails to display correctly...
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Is your website infected with a parasite?

Posted 29-04-2009 at 09:39 PM by Paul (TOLRA Micro Systems Limited Blog)

With hackers exploiting security vulnerabilities in popular scripts there are vast numbers of sites infected with parasites and their owners are unaware.

http://www.unmaskparasites.com/ provides an easy way to scan your web pages for suspicious content.

If suspicious content is found then you need to clean up, the basic steps for that are:
  1. Run a full virus and spyware scan on your computer, because you've visited your own site your computer may now be infected.
  2. Remove
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Slide show in MODx

Posted 29-04-2009 at 09:40 PM by Paul (TOLRA Micro Systems Limited Blog)

The following MODx snippet allows you to create image slide shows where the current image fades into the next image in the sequence. The snippet allows for multiple slide shows per page with the possibility of displaying text for each image and having each taking the visitor to a different URL when clicked.

Install
  • Download the attached ZIP file.
  • Create a snippet called rotatingPics and paste the contents of the file snippet.php into it.
  • In the document to show the slide
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Eee PC Recovery without CD

Posted 15-06-2009 at 11:38 AM by Paul (TOLRA Paul)

Having had the need to reinstall Windows XP on an Eee PC without being able to connect a CDROM drive directly to it, I came up with the following to use the supplied recovery image via a USB Flash Memory.

There's no guarantee this will work for you so use at your own risk.

You need:
  1. PeToUSB from http://gocoding.com/page.php?al=petousb
  2. USB Flash Memory, I used a 4GB stick.
  3. The CD that came with the Eee PC
To make a bootable USB Flash Memory stick for recovery,...
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