Fix: Synology hibernation issues

The Synology Disk Station (DS408) is a fantastic feature rich NAS box, which works flawlessly out of the box however if you want to get the most out of it some advanced configuration may be required. In my case the DS408 hibernation feature caused much head scratching. My DS408 was set to hibernate after 15 … Continue reading Fix: Synology hibernation issues

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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: 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!