Acrobat Reader installs in Ukrainian (Russian)

Having installed Adobe Acrobat Reader, I found it had installed something called Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, with all the menus in Ukrainian, which looks like Russian, with Cyrillic characters. I was able to change the menus to English, but this is not the same as installing the English version. I also found that when I tried to update this version, I would get a message: “newer version already installed”. The solution….

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How to update Adobe Acrobat 9

I still use Adobe Acrobat Pro 9 because upgrades are too expensive. On trying to reinstall it on Windows 10, I discovered that none of the updates appear to be found. Here is how to get updates.

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How to run Eudora v7 on Windows 10

See also: Aid4Mail (Migration)

I still run Eudora v7.1.0.9, currently on Windows 7 (32-bit), and now need to move everything to 64-bit Windows 10.

It is not straightforward, because you can’t run Eudora from the 64-bit /Program Files/ directory, and you certainly can’t store your emails there, because the directory is write protected.

Moving to Windows 10 32-bit /Program Files (x86)/ might appear to be a workaround, but you can’t move your Eudora installation to another directory, because all the directory paths would change, in particular, the directory to attachments.

One of the error messages I was getting was “Cannot start Eudora the first time with attachments”

Here’s how I solved the problem…

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Unable to ping Android Samsung mobile from Windows 7

A couple of Apps on my Android phone run webservers, so that I can access them across my local area network. Recently, although the webservers continued to work, I was unable to access them from my Windows 7 PC. The solution took several day to track down, but was very simple.

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Plesk 11.6: How to copy a mySQL database

Not as straightforward as it should be. In Plesk 11.5, after selecting the Database tab, the obvious solution is to click the Copy link in the last column for a specific database. Unfortunately, you end up with a database with no specific user, and trying to assign a new one will not work. I also found that exporting a database from within phpMyAdmin was also hit and miss, required exactly the rights settings, and editing of the resulting file. Not ideal. The solution…

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Windows Update: Samsung Mobile MTP Device “installation failed”

Windows Update was showing an optional install (Released date: May 2012) for:
SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd. – Other hardware – SAMSUNG Mobile MTP Device (4.3Mb)

After downloading and starting the install process, a Restore Point would be created, but attempts to complete the installation would always fail, even after restarting my PC. The solution…

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