Fix: Google Chrome is out of date – Group Policy settings (error: 7)

Posted on Jan 29, 2015 in Tips and Tricks

Fix: Google Chrome is out of date – Group Policy settings (error: 7)

I’ve been living with the red menu icon bars in Google Chrome for quite a while and finally decided to have another go at solving it. Basically, every time I tried to update Chrome it gave me an error like the following: Update failed (error: 7) An error occurred while checking for updates: Google Chrome or Google Chrome Frame cannot be updated due to inconsistent Google Update Group Policy settings. Use the Group Policy Editor to set the update policy override for...

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Upgrade: Asus UX32VD with the Killer Wireless-N 1202 Wireless Card

Posted on Jul 23, 2013 in For Electronics, Tips and Tricks

Upgrade: Asus UX32VD with the Killer Wireless-N 1202 Wireless Card

I’ve been having some really annoying wireless internet connection issues with my relatively new Asus UX32VD-DB71 ultrabook. Sometimes I have problems connecting to my Linksys EA3500 Dual-Band Wireless-N Router just one room away! I knew something wasn’t right, but tended to suspect the router first as other devices’ connections weren’t stellar either. I started having my doubts when I realized I sometimes had problems when trying to connect to other...

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Running a Program in Windowed Mode (Windows 7)

Posted on Apr 3, 2013 in Computers, For Windows™ OS, Tips and Tricks

I’m currently using SplashTop 2 as a way to access my HTPC (Home Theater PC) remotely from not only any other computer or laptop but also from any smartphone or tablet! It works great as long as both the server and client computers are using the same WIFI connection. The only catch is that it chokes on any programs running full-screen. The solution is simply to only run programs in windowed mode. There are two ways to do this in Windows 7: Add “-window” at...

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Unusual Useful Words to Know

Posted on Mar 20, 2013 in Tips and Tricks

WordDefinitionUsefulness Abetto help, encourage, or support someone in a criminal act4 Acumenkeen insight; shrewdness5 Algorithmset or rules for solving a problem in a finite number of steps9 Anachronismsomething or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time8 AnthropogenicCaused or produced by humans.6 Antipodalrelating to or situated on the opposite side of the earth6 Apricitythe warmth of the sun in winter2 AsceticExtreme self-discipline and...

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