Friday, November 21, 2014

Mac OSX booting to black screen

Boot to Single User mode - Hold "command (⌘) + S" while powering on the Mac

Check the disk
/sbin/fsck -fy

Mount the file system as writeable
/sbin/mount -uw /

Remove three files
rm /Library/Preferences/ 
rm /Library/Preferences/loginwindow.plist 
rm /private/var/db/.AppleUpgrade


Friday, July 11, 2014

Mounting .CUE/.BIN Files As A Drive In Windows

Download and install DAEMON Tools Lite from

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Windows update KB2833941 failed. Error code 0x643

Download and install the following components:

Stubborn AVI files that refuse to be deleted or moved, particularly in Windows XP

Bug in Windows that causes Explorer to read the entire contents of broken AVI files before allowing any access to them is caused by shmedia.dll. To correct this, remove the following registry key. 

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{87D62D9 4-71B3-4b9a-9489-5FE6850DC73E}\InProcServer32

This will prevent Explorer from loading shmedia.dll in response to file property queries on these files.
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