Fix: Slow Browsing of Network Drives in Windows Vista/7

I noticed while browsing my network shared folders each click was taking considerable time, each time i clicked on a folder to open it i was getting a noticeable delay of a couple of seconds. I did not experience the delay while accessing the same folders on my Windows XP or Ubuntu box. The solution … Continue reading Fix: Slow Browsing of Network Drives in Windows Vista/7

Fix: Slow network file transit with Windows Vista/7

I noticed my network file transfer speed was much slower when moving files from my NAS to my Windows 7 box, when compared to moving the same files to my XP machine. Both my XP machine and Windows 7 machine have gigabit NIC's, the DS-408 NAS also has a gigabit NIC, and they are connected … Continue reading Fix: Slow network file transit with Windows Vista/7

Fix: This Page Has an Unspecified Potential Security Risk

Another little annoyance i have with Vista, each time i right click on a zipped archive via windows explorer on a network shared drive i get a message informing me 'This Page Has an Unspecified Potential Security Risk' You put up with the warning for a while but it soon gets tedious, much like the Vista UAC … Continue reading Fix: This Page Has an Unspecified Potential Security Risk

Fix: An error is preventing the slide show from playing

If you use the Vista slide show screensaver and get the following error: An error is preventing the slide show from playingIt may be the database file is corrupt, in which case navigate to: C:Users<Your Username>AppDataLocalMicrosoftWindows Photo GalleryPictures.pd4and delete 'Pictures.pd4'. It may also help to remove any video files from the target directory, although the … Continue reading Fix: An error is preventing the slide show from playing

Fix: Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable!

Problem: When attempting to access PHP MyAdmin on my Synology DiskStation i get the following error: Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable!Solution: Enable FTP access from the management UI and then open/install FileZilla. Connect to the DiskStation using admin credentials and navigate to the //diskstation/web/phpmyadmin folder/. Locate the 'config.inc.php' file right click and … Continue reading Fix: Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable!