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.

SQL : How to solve Northwind Database Install Error in SQL Server

Recently I was going through a database programming tutorial that used Northwind Database in code examples, so I thought "No problem, I'll quickly add that database to my SQL Server 2012". I assumed this would be easy but to my surprise that wasn't the case.

In this post, I will show you what problems I encountered while trying to install the Northwind database and how I finally managed to make it work.

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 an 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 on 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.

VS : How to solve error - The project file could not be loaded. Could not find a part of the path

I recently rearranged the content of my working folder which is used to store all my coding-related projects. But after doing that I had a problem loading the solution of my WinForm project in Visual Studio as I received an error telling me about a problem with a project file.

The exact error message in the Output window was:

error  : The project file could not be loaded. Could not find a part of the path...

Another way you can encounter this error is if you renamed your project folder and sometimes you can get this error without moving or renaming anything at all. In this article, you will be shown how to solve this problem for all those cases.

Winform : How to create a new popup window using C#

When I started to learn WinForm programming, one thing that I wondered was how to create additional window forms on the already existing Winform Project. For example, I wanted to create a popup window for editing purposes. I knew what code to write that would instantiate a new form but didn't know how to edit that form in the designer.