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NetBeans on Windows 7 x64

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NetBeans 7 has a problem under Windows 7 x64. When trying to start it, it only says: JVM creation failed. Just adding “-J-Xmx256m” to the netbeans_default_options, and thus not relying on the default value, solves the problem.

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GRE® POWERPREP with Windows 7 Pro

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Everybody who finds himself in the situation that he or she has to take the GRE General Test will receive a CD with the GRE® POWERPREP software from ETS a few days after registering for the test. Alternatively, the software can be downloaded from the ETS website. However, it only works with Windows OS up […]

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WordPress, and Server Error 500

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Like others, whose webhoster is 1and1 and who use WordPress, I experienced a lot of problems with some very popular plugins, such as qTranslate or NextGen. After activating the plugin, an Internal server error 500 occured whilst using the admin panel, even preventing me from deactivating the plugin. In this case, there’s only one option […]