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"An unexpected error occurred" - Airport Extreme Base Station Error Fix

TLDR fix: Use a LAN cable to connect to your Airport Express Base Station rather than connecting through WiFi.

Long and winded details:

I bought a secondhand Airport Extreme Base Station a while ago and I just decided to set it up tonight. I ran into this error when I ran the AirPort Utility on my Macbook Air: "An unexpected error occurred".

No clue, no nothing. It just refused to finish the setup.

Here's my current setup:
1. PLDT Home Fibr with its own WiFi Router/Modem (FiberHome GPON ONU Model: AN5506-04)
2. Airport Extreme Base Station Model 1408 (5th gen I believe)
3. One of the Airport Extreme LAN port is connected to one of the LAN ports of the PLDT modem
4. Macbook Air running macOS Mojave 10.14.4

Things I did / suspected to be causing the issue:
1. Aftermarket power brick of the Base Station. I'm using a 12V 1.5A output instead of 1.8A required by the Base Station. But it's working fine until now so I guess that's okay.
2. I thought it is straight up …

How to Force your Mac to Show the Log-in Page of a Public WiFi Hotspot

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Most public Wifi hotspots requires you to sign in and register first using the supplied password. But if you're using a Mac this could be a problem because most of the time it will not show log-in page.

I recently experienced this when I went to Bangkok and had breakfast in McDonalds. They offer free AIS WiFi internet for 45 minutes, but the problem was the log-in page doesn't show even though I was connected. Tried different browsers (Chrome, Safari, and Firefox) but still no dice.

This problem is due to the DNS setting of you computer. Basically, you need to delete the current DNS stored on your computer so it will force to get a new one.

To fix this problem, follow these steps:

1. Connect to the public WiFi hotspot
2. Click on the WiFi icon on the top right side of your desktop
3. Click Open Network Preferences
4. Click Advanced
5. Go to DNS tab
6. Under DNS Servers, click on the first set of numbers (there are usually two on the list)
7. Delete the entry by clicking on th…

How to Change Google Language from Thai to English

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Google giving you results in another language? This is one of the most annoying things when you migrate to another country. I am currently in Thailand and I encountered this problem. The Thai alphabet uses different characters, so it is quite hard to change the settings especially if you don't know how to read Thai script. It is okay if you are just for the holidays but if you are relocating indefinitely, you will find yourself longing for the results you are used to. Here's what you need to do, just follow the steps on the screenshots.

First, click the gear icon on the upper right hand side of Google results. Click on the first entry. That is the settings button.


Then, on the left side, click on the second entry, it is Pasa. It means Language in Thai.

Next, click on the language selection button and choose, Pasa Angkrit. It means English Language. Click on the screenshot for reference.

Now click the blue button at the bottom (Save) and that's it.


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Solved: Prefetching is not allowed due to the various privacy issues that arise

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I encountered this error while browsing new posts in technibble.com. I can't go to the second page of the result page. At first, I thought that it was because of a Google Chrome extension that I am using (Fastest Chrome). It auto-load the second page of a page you're browsing. But after researching, it seems that it was because I am behind a proxy here at my workplace. Refreshing the browser didn't work.

Solution:

Just press Ctrl + F5 to delete cookie before refreshing the page.

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Solved: iertutil.dll was not found error

After so many years, Microsoft started to phase out IE6 and started rolling out Internet Explorer 8 update. But many people experienced a problem after the compulsory IE8 windows update. Their Windows computers won't boot, instead it shows this error:
bcmwltry.exe/explorer.exe - Unable to Locate Component
This application has failed to start because iertutil.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.
 The ordinal 681 could not be located in the dynamic link library iertutil.dll This error is caused by an improper installation of Internet Explorer. You can try this solution to fix this problem:
1. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL when you see the error.
2. With the Task Manager running, click File then New Task, type CMD then press enter.
3. A black window will open, this is the command prompt. Type these commands (press enter after each command):
ren c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iertutil.dll iertutil.old copy c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iertutil.dll c:\windows\system32…

Dropbox error message: This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action

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Actually this is not a Dropbox error message, rather Windows 7 autoplay problem. But I found out that it is related to Dropbox.

There is an ongoing beta test with Dropbox right now and if you join the beta testing program you can have a chance to get 4.5 Gb more space. I tried it and it worked for some of my device but it didn't work for some. It worked for my point and shoot cameras but it didn't work with my old SLR (Canon Digital Rebel) and my smartphone (Nokia 5800 XM) connected via bluetooth.

Then I tried the USB / flash drive technique but this error message appear every time I plug the device and choose to sync the pictures via Dropbox:

This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Please install a program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs control panel.


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I tried several things to to fix the problem to no avail. I tried different settings in Default Programs control pane…

Why is my Google Analytics Site Search Overview blank?

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Google Analytics is one of the most important tools if you have a website. You can analyze your web traffic and easily make changes depending on the data presented on it.
One of Google Analytics feature that I always check is the site search overview. Why? Because it gives me ideas on what topic I should right next on my website. I installed Google site search on my blog not just to add additional income from Google Adsense but to know what my readers are searching as well. If they’re searching from it on my site, it means that they are interested in that topic.
Where can I see the searched terms or keywords on Google Analytics?
In Google Analytics, go to Standard Reporting. On the left sid e click on Content, then Site Search > Overview.

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But what if your Google Analytics site search is blank just like in the screenshot above? It means that Site Search tracking is disabled on your GA account. I first noticed this when I switched to the new version. I don’t know if i…