GMail “Synchronization Has Stopped Unexpectedly” Error

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For a few days, my offline Gmail was refusing to synch up with the server. Every time I would try, I would instantly get an ! in the synch status and it would say “Synchronization has stopped unexpectedly”. Well, yeah. I had figured that part out. I’m sure there are lots of reasons for this, […]

Live Mesh Review: Big Mistake! Back to Allway Sync

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Always looking for a better way to synch my laptop and desktop, so I tried Live Mesh. After many computer crashes, narrowly escaped with my data intact. So I’m back to Allway Synch, which has, in over a year of intense daily use, put my data at risk.

Word 2007 Annoyances

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Word 2007 has a slick new interface. I like it. Now if only it weren’t broken! Here’s a list of the things that, off the top of my head, appear broken in Word 2007.

Secure Surfing on Public Networks

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I sometimes find myself on public hotspots at a hotel or airport or what have you. And sometimes, the reason I’m online is because I have to pay a bill or do some other sort of business. I know that on an open network, I’m putting myself at risk and it always makes me really […]

Finding Gmail Messages with No Label

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Finding all your unlabeled Gmail messages can be a chore. If you find yourself wanting to do that regularly, here’s how to build a bookmark for your link bar so you can have single-click access to all Gmail messages without a label.

Microsoft Word Index Entries Out of Order

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If you’re Word 2000 index is out of alphabetical order, the culprit could be a semicolon in my the text of an index entry. If you do that, it throws a wrench in the works.

Getting Roboform Default Logins to Work Right

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I am an absolute Roboform lover. It’s gotten to the point that my wife and I can’t bear to use a computer without having Roboform on it and now own three licenses between us. My wife really likes the Google Chrome browser, but refuses to use any browser that doesn’t have Roboform integration. If you’re […]

Fixing Hidden Windows Tooltips

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Windows has had the annoying habit of hiding system tray tooltips behind the taskbar ever since Windows 95. This annoying bug, which MS refuses to patch, has finally been fixed by the brilliant humanitarian at Neosmart.