Posts Tagged ‘tired’

Opening OpenOffice (odt) files without OO installed

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Got odt file and don’t want to install OpenOffice just to open it? Here is a nice piece of software that could allow you to open, view and print odt files (and many more!). It’s called TextMaker Viewer and it’s free. Here is the current list of supported file formats:

.doc (Microsoft Word 6.0 up to Word 2007), .rtf (Rich Text Format), .dot (Microsoft Word templates 6.0 up to 2007), .psw (Pocket Word (Pocket PC)), .tmd (TextMaker 6.0 up to 2008, .pwd (Pocket Word (Handheld PC)), .odt (OpenDocument Text), .htm/html (HTML documents), .sxw ( Text), .txt (Text files (DOS, Windows, Unicode, UTF-8)).


How to disable IPv6 in Windows Vista

Friday, August 8th, 2008

Disabling IPv6 in Windows Vista could be done using one of the following methods. Both methods will disable IPv6 on all networks adapters, excluding IPv6 loopback interface (excluding tunnel as well if you follow the first approach).


How to insert image into PDF file

Saturday, July 19th, 2008

Yesterday, I’ve been asked a question about how to insert an image into PDF file with Adobe Acrobat installed? Well, it came out that it’s not as straightforward as it supposes to be. Anyway, here we go.


Dealing with Cannot delete file: Access is denied error

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

This morning I’ve been fighting with “Cannot delete file: Access is denied” error under Vista Enterprise while trying to reinstall Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional. Don’t know what went wrong initially but activation get corrupted and Adobe was closing immediately after opening any pdf file. While trying to uninstall the package it failed to delete several dll files leaving Adobe half-removed. There was nothing wrong with permissions, nor I was able to trace by whom this dlls were locked. After googling and reading several similar cases on Adobe forum I came across to small piece of code which did the trick for me. The software is called Unlocker and it’s free. Try it – it worked for me, so I was finally able to delete and reinstall Adobe.