Posts Tagged ‘solution’

Mar 25, 2014

Tutorial: Real 3D Text in Adobe After Effects CS5.5 like Universal Studios Logo

A lot of tutorials out there claiming to show you how to do real 3D text like the Universal Studios logo, but either force you to download additional files or won’t show you how to do it at all. Well, extending on the existing tutorials online, I’ll show you how to do it. I’m nice like that. Check it out.

Mar 24, 2014

Solution: Error Establishing a Database Connection in WordPress, PHP, MySQL

By Chongchen Saelee

I never seemed to have this problem before and for the past week or two, my website seems to have been hit by the notorious “Error Establishing a Database Connection” problem with WordPress or MySQL databases in general. These are the steps I’ve been taking to remedy the problem: (more…)

Dec 22, 2013

Solution: HPMediaSmart DVD on HP Laptops stop playing Blu-ray discs

Solution: HPMediaSmart DVD on HP Laptops stop playing Blu-ray discs
By Chongchen Saelee

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-Systems-and-Software/Hp-mediasmart-dvd-play-the-avengers-blu-ray-disc/m-p/1851997/highlight/true#M109828

See, after 2012, 20th Century Fox slapped a bunch of their newly authored Blu-rays with BD+ and some other fancy DRM (digital rights management) techniques. So in order for you to play their content, you need to use their authorized firmware aka Blu-ray software players.

Unfortunately, if you’re an owner of an older Hewlett-Packard laptop who is stuck using their built-in media player software such as HPMediaSmart DVD, and you don’t have software upgrade or update support anymore, then you might be SOL or forced to buy a new commercial Blu-ray software that will play newer titles (Who has USD$100 lying around these days, especially to watch Blu-rays that have been collecting dust on our shelves for more than half a decade?).

HP, however, provided HP laptop owners with a FREE STANDARD VERSION of PowerDVD 10. The file is ~150 MB. (more…)

Sep 8, 2013

Solution: Firefox Audio Issue MP3 Slow or Cracking

http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=2542145

Wow, it’s all the way back in Firefox version 15.

NOTE: THIS SEEMS TO ONLY AFFECT WINDOWS VISTA SYSTEMS.

Anyway, if you’re trying to use HTML5 audio tag to play MP3 files, you might notice Firefox being a little lagging to play it. According to the forum in the link above, (more…)

Jul 27, 2012

Asus Maximus IV Extreme P67 revision B3 motherboard troubleshooting

Some problems I encountered and solutions to them. (more…)