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Date registered: July 23, 2007
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  1. What is the best way to extract MP3 Length Duration in a directory? Windows — November 17, 2015
  2. XCache Best Settings — September 29, 2014
  3. Gmail IMAP/HTTP Down — April 17, 2013
  4. Solution for Schannel Event ID:36888 VPN Problems — December 11, 2012
  5. Hacked Joomla website — September 18, 2012

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Nov 17

What is the best way to extract MP3 Length Duration in a directory? Windows

Winamp Playlist Duration Calculator

I recently had a task of identifying total duration of 1800 MP3 files in a folder. I used Powershell and other tools but I couldn’t get the most accurate information. Powershell only spits out “length” almost like Unix epoch time and now it is up to you to convert that into duration so it is …

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Sep 29

XCache Best Settings

XCache is one of many opcode cachers that are available for PHP. There are many articles for nginx, apache, php and mysql best settings but I could not find one for XCache while I was struggling with configurations and I decided to put together this post. I am assuming you already have XCache installed and …

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Apr 17

Gmail IMAP/HTTP Down

Gmail went down roughly 15 minutes ago (7:15 Central time on 04/17/13). When accessed from web interface, it gives the error message “Server error”. When accessed from Outlook, it pops up the username and password window then disconnects from server. There are 150 reports on and twitter is full of people starting day with people complaining …

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Dec 11

Solution for Schannel Event ID:36888 VPN Problems

I have been experiencing issues when I use VPN. It started occuring after installing latest Windows Updates. So what happens was, as soon as I get on VPN, although I can ping public servers and even use telnet/ftp etc. to get information, surfing web pages was not possible. After going through series of troubleshooting, I …

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Sep 18

Hacked Joomla website

I found out of one my friend’s joomla site was hacked and hidden links were embedded into his website. It took me almost an hour to figure out where they had added the code. It started with finding out template change that they could hide links from us. templates/rt_maelstrom/css/template.css:#rt-lm {display-none;} templates/rt_maelstrom/css/template.css:#rt-lm{position: absolute; top: 0px; left: …

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