Apache : How to Solve port 80 is occupied problem on Windows

The other day I decided to install EasyPHP (a WAMP package that includes PHP, Apache, MySQL) on my machine running Windows 7. After install I ran the application, but to my surprise, Apache server was not working. It complained that Port 80 is used by another application. I thought this issue would be easily solved, but it took me a while to figure out what exactly is causing the problem. In this article I will show you what I tried and how I finally solved the Apache problem of not being able to run.

Local Area Network : How to fix slow LAN transfer speed of files in Windows

Recently I had to solve a problem of a very slow transfer of files between two computers on a LAN network using Ethernet cable. Both machines had Windows 7 x64 installed and the transfer speed was ridiculously slow at 10-15kb/s. Using Task Manager under Networking tab, Network Utilization was showing only around 0.25% for Local Area Connection.

I looked around the web for solutions and found quite a few suggestions how to tackle this problem. Those that I tried and the one that finally solved my problem are discussed here.

iTunes : How to fix error message that video file cannot be copied to iPod / iPad

I recently bought an iPod Classic and since this iPod has a large capacity, you can easily store movies on it. So I added a .MP4 video file to iTunes and it was able to play the movie without a problem. So I decided to Sync the iPod to add the movie to the device, but to my surprise an Error Message window showed up stating:

...was not copied to the iPod ... because it cannot be played on this iPod

In this article you will learn how to solve this problem in two different ways.

Blogger : How to backup your blog website

When you have a blog, you must get into a habit of making regular backups. It only takes a few moments and it is going to be a lifesaver if you lose access to your blog for whatever reason or if you delete a post by mistake and need to retrieve it.

This article will first tackle how to do an entire backup of a blog in Blogger and then we will examine what elements of a blog will be left out during backup process.

Blogger : How to hide and remove Navigation Bar at the top of the page

Every blog you create in Blogger will contain a Navigation Bar also known as Navbar at the top of the every page.

Navbar provides visitors with features like search box, Google+ share button and when signed in, it provides you with the ability to edit posts, edit widgets and to go to Blogger Dashboard directly from your website.

I do not use it that much and think that without it, the site looks a bit more professional.

In this post, you will learn how to remove Blogger Navbar by modifying Blogger Template.

Blogger : How to modify Desktop / Mobile Template

Modifying a template in Blogger is very powerful feature. It allows you to make significant modifications to your blog which helps your blog to distinguish itself from millions of other blogs. It also gives you ability to add interactivity to your blog. This article will show how to achieve that for both Desktop and Mobile Template.

Some cases which require modifications of the template:

Blogger : How to change RSS Feed Title using FeedBurner

Adding Subscription Link Gadget / Widget to your template is a simple way for readers of your blog to subscribe to your blog's feed. But there is one thing I found annoying with that widget is that you can not customize even simple things like changing feed title. as it will always be the same as a title of your blog.

Most of the time, this is fine, but there are occasions where you want to change it to something else.