Installing Nvidia Mobile GPU Display Driver on Laptops Upgraded to Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 x64 x86 Using Modded INF

This article is a guide on how to install the latest Nvidia GeForce Notebook Driver on any Nvidia mobile GPU originally not supported by the INFs included in official Nvidia mobile GPU drivers.

Upgrading laptops powered by Nvidia GPUs to Windows 7 has become annoyingly tormenting. Windows’ own WDDM driver—installed by Windows 7 Setup during a fresh Windows 7 install, or provided by Windows Update—is no good, lacking many features an original Nvidia Windows Display Driver contain. That’s when all drivers OEMs provide their clients with are rather old.

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Fixing KB974417 Installation Failure—Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 Security Update for Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP

Microsoft’s KB974417—.NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 Security Update for Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP—fails to install in Windows Server 2003 SP2 / Windows XP SP3 reportedly when computers are part of a domain using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

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Pioneer MVH-P8200BT/MVH-P8200 Mech-Free Digital Media Receivers Review (MVH-8200BT/MVH-8200, MVH-8250BT/MVH-8250 Varietally)

This article is a review of the Pioneer MVH-8200 family of mech-free music video headunits—Pioneer’s first steps towards tossing out the often-unused CD drive. These single-DIN mech-free receivers include MVH-P8200BT, MVH-P8200, MVH-8200BT, MVH-8200, MVH-8250BT, and MVH-8250. Continue reading

“tt6ynew.exe” Malware Database Policies Revised by the Virus Programmer

Today as I was playing with Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, my eyes rolled to the Server Explorer Data Connections and the database connection I had created to sneak in to the backbone database of the tt6ynew.exe malware written by some jerk in .NET—which luckily Sadjad has reflected it to its source code and investigated its database connections earlier.

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Sony VAIO SZ Series Bluetooth Driver Knocked Down by Windows Update “IVT Corporation – Other hardware – Bluetooth USB Controller (ALPS/UGPZ6)”

Sony VAIO SZ Series has been one of my favorite laptops for years, and in its heydays, given the choice between a “Made in Japan” VAIO VGN-SZ650N and say anything else, I’d choose the VAIO every time.

Microsoft has released an update yesterday, titled “IVT Corporation – Other hardware – Bluetooth USB Controller (ALPS/UGPZ6),” and if you own one of these incredible machines, you should be careful with that.

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How to Acquire Your Symbian Smartphone’s Certificate (.cer) and Private Key (.key) from OPDA

Nokia Symbian Certificate Closed since June 23, 2011[Updated August 25, 2011]

Bad news are aplenty for Symbian users these days, the latest one being that OPDA (and countless similar sites) has stopped working since June 23, 2011 to give them an IMEI-specific cer/key file, required to sign an unsigned app sis/sisx file. This is because some now rules and procedure is used by Symbian certification.

The following article is a step by step picture guide on how to acquire the certificate and private key for your Series 60 Smartphone using OPDA free service. Continue reading

Dell Inspiron Mini 10v (1011) Samsung SSD and Windows 7 x86 Upgrade

Last night, my brother bought our forth SSD—another Samsung SSD RBX Series 64GB MCCOE64G5MPP-0VAD1 SLC solid-state drive, disassembled from a Dell Latitude E Series—for $130. Having bought three of the same Samsung SSDs about a week ago from the same shop, the Dell dealer joked with my brother asking “do you have a research lab?!”

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My First SSD Installation Experience with Samsung MCCOE64G5MPP SLC

Yesterday I and two of my friends bought three Samsung SSD RBX Series 64GB solid-state drives for $130 each from a Dell laptop dealer. These fine SLC SSDs were disassembled from brand new Dell Latitude E Series laptops requested by stupid customers who preferred a 500GB slow, noisy, heavy, and power-hungry HDD over an agile, silent, light, and green SSD. All manufactured on 5/23/2008, the three of them revealed “Power On Hours Count” of less than 10 in HD Tune Pro. Dell OEM labeled MCCOE64G5MPP-0VAD1, they shockingly had around 40 reallocated sectors each, showing us how immature the SSD technology is, albeit for the moment.

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