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An IT Engineer with a love for all things IT including (but not limited to), Microsoft Azure, Automation and Service Management!


  1. Faulting application name: SimCitySocieties.exe

    Getting the “Faulting application name: SimCitySocieties.exe, version: 1.0.4.243” and cannot play your game? Try the fix below. Usually caused by the Tradmark characters in a folder name “™” which Windows does not support. Uninstall SimCity Societies Reinstall the game and make sure the install path is C:Program FilesElectronic ArtsSimCity Societies Note: If the above does not work, then you need to edit the registry to change the games install path: “Install Dir” in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREElectronic ArtsSimCity Societies”  ...…


  2. Enable Javascript in Internet Explorer

    Problems running Javascript and want to enable it? This is how you do it. Open Internet Explorer  Click on the “Tools” menu. Click Internet Options Click “Security” tab at the top Click on “Custom Level,” then click on the “Enable Active Scripting” option. Click “OK” …


  3. Eliminate period after each word in letter

    Getting a period after each word in Microsoft Office? That is due to formatting marks, being enabled. To disable them follow the instructions below: Open Word Click Tools Click Options View and untick the SPACES box Click ok   …


  4. Increase Internet Explorers Download Limit

    Internet Explorer limits the amount of concurrent downloads. This is how you increase it  Click Start Click Run Type in “notepad” and press enter Copy the following and paste the HKey Local machine code underneath these instructions. Save the document as “IEDownloads.reg“ Go to where you saved the document and double click it to merge it into the registry. If a confirmation prompt appears then accept it. Restart the computer and you should be able...…


  5. Disable the Windows Vista/XP Hotkeys

    Click Start In the Search box type regedit.exe Press Enter In the registry editor locate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorer Create a 32-bit DWORD value called NoWinKeys and set the value to 1. You’ll need to log on and back off for the changes to take effect. …