Gmail Blackout

February 27th, 2009 admin Posted in Uncategorized Comments Off on Gmail Blackout

February 24 was a black Tuesday for Gmail addicts. The panic that Gmail was down spread everywhere from IRC to Twitter back and forth.

Some of Gmail users were so desperate that you could feel their desperation from tearfull words on the computer screen.

One of them was even convinced that Google went down intentionally for him to ruin his life:


Twitter was also pumping messages with “Gmail own” in every 3 words.


This Gmail blackout demonstrates how we are all dependent on one service provider.

Some tips how to prevent future downs of Gmail.

  1. Have an alternate email account where you can forward emails to. You can set up to forward your emails automatically and even if the front-end doesn’t work there is a chance that some services are still functioning.
  2. Do not use Gmail for business. If you have a website, you must have your own domain email address. You can forward emails, but the opposite way: from to

Access Your File Properties Faster

November 2nd, 2008 admin Posted in tricks, Uncategorized Comments Off on Access Your File Properties Faster

This is a little trick to view file properties faster with only 2 clicks of a mouse (to view file properties normally it takes 3 clicks).

To view file properties for a single file or a group of files you have to:

  1. Select them;
  2. Right click on them;
  3. Select properties;

Hovewer this method is sometimes very time consuming, especially if you have installed many programs which has additional functionality while right click on the file. Read the rest of this entry »

FIX ZEN CART. ERROR! Profile does not exist, loading default Profile instead. (PL_DEFAULT_PROFILE)

July 26th, 2008 admin Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment »

If you tried to install this Zen Cart module Printable Price list and experienced this error:

ERROR! Profile does not exist, loading default Profile instead. (PL_DEFAULT_PROFILE)

Read some suggestions experienced by me on how to fix it.

At first this error could be thrown because SQL patch was installed incorectly. Try to at first install this module on your local machine at localhost and see if everything works. Read the rest of this entry »