Acer recovery partition password:  Saved in plain text in a file named aimdrs.dat at the root of the recovery partition. 


Mac: F12 ejects media from the optical drive during boot

ERROR: “Windows cannot find ‘(null)’ ” when using IE; FIX: uninstall and reinstall IE

When installing SP1 0x800F0A12: FIX  What I did:  Enabling automount did not fix the problem; mountvol /e did not work.  Using diskpart to set the 100MB “Startup repair” partition to active resolved the problem.  


ERROR: When opening a link in Outlook, “This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator.”  Resolution: (Microsoft KB310049)