Black Viper
Black Viper
Oct 312002
 

Rockstar Games has done it again with Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. An outstanding sequel in a line of games geared for adults. If you enjoyed GTA3, you will love Vice City. Out now on the PlayStation 2.

Oct 282002
 

Boot into safe mode and install this registry patch. It will place RPC service back into automatic. After applying the registry fix, you should be able to boot normally. This file contains only the “Start” key: The “RpcSs” service, this information is applied: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RpcSs] “Start”=dword:00000002 Download File Name: RpcRepair.zip ~ 288 bytes ~ Version .01 ~ October 28, 2002 If this does not fix the problem, you can attempt to reinstall Windows on top of the old installation. This usually repairs the OS, but keeps user data still accessible. However, [Continue Reading]

Oct 242002
 

Due to some rather strange problems with streaming PDF files, I have zipped up the Service Configurations. This is not without other benefits, also, since my bandwidth use has went through the roof. 🙂

Oct 192002
 

Brian Livingston mentions www.blkviper.com in his Windows Manager Column for InfoWorld magazine, again. 🙂 Links mentioned: Windows 2000 Services Windows XP Services Windows XP Super Tweaks

Oct 192002
 

This is due to spammers exploiting a feature that has been in Windows since Windows NT 3.5, but not Windows 95, 98, Me. It is called the “net send” command. This has nothing to do with MSN Messenger, nor is it “WinPopUp.” The reason spammers have begun to target this “feature” is the fact that people are beginning to adopt OS’s built on NT, such as XP. Previously, the un-requested popups were not a problem because so few people were running an OS that supported it. To test for this [Continue Reading]