Archive of category ‘troubleshooting’

Saturday 23 January, 2016 om 20.48 door Ad  

Solving problems with Windows printers and printer drivers

printerI have two HP printers that are a few years old: LaserJet 4050 and Color Laser Jet CP2025. Both printers are connected to local desktops through a USB connection. Both printers witnessed my upgrading from Windows 7 up to Windows 10. I kept on having problems: the operating system did not recognize the printers, so I had to add them manually. Basically the communication between the printers and the OS failed. So I removed the printer devices and added them again. No avail. Downloaded HP printer drivers. Even worse because they only have a Universal Printer Driver. >> >>

Thursday 7 November, 2013 om 11.19 door Ad  

Undefined reference to _time32, _gmtime32 and _localtime32

two-gnusIrritating bug

We are developing applications for multiple platforms using Qt. These platforms are Windows, Linux and Mac. Unfortunately when upgrading ffrom Qt4 to Qt5 compiling breaks on Windows XP. >> >>

Monday 20 August, 2012 om 21.28 door Ad  

Windows 7 Pro PPTP VPN error 807 and will not connect to remote server

You can find hundreds of problem reports about failure establishing vpn connections with Window 7. The title of this post is part of the error message often displayed. Also in my case. >> >>