Tips to Minimize Downtime

If you run a business, even a small one, chances are good that you interact with a database of some sort. And if you interact with a database, it’s quite likely that you have already learned the most important lesson of Database 101: Things go wrong. It’s true. No matter how careful you are, things will go wrong. Of course you should still take the time and devote the resources necessary to maintain your database. You should certainly research and utilize certain industry “best...

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Getting Back to Normal.dotm

Anybody who uses a computer, whether at home or the office, knows how disruptive a full system crash can be.  Even if you’ve never experienced it personally, the internet is full of complaints about lost time, irretrievable personal documents, pictures, homework, contacts, etc. Even if you’ve backed up everything, the hassle of recovering from a crash is legendary. Hardware must be checked, perhaps replaced or upgraded; software must be re-installed; personal documents must be migrated to...

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How to deal with ‘Not a valid Archive’ error message while opening a zip file

When it comes to using computers, error messages tend to be a common occurring. From your typical file not found errors to blue screen of death, most computer users have learned to deal with common error messages that computer programs throw at them. However when it comes to zip files, some errors messages can really make your life miserable as you hardly expect them to come up in the first place. Imagine you go to your favorite website and download a popular music file or software in form...

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