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Archive for January 4th, 2012

View .Pages Files Without A Mac

Posted by William Diaz on January 4, 2012


I haven’t come across these too many times, but every now and then a user will receive one of these and not have a way to view from Windows. I took a look for some printable strings in one of these .pages files and could see the universal compression signature within, PK:
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The Case of the Disabled Script Engines

Posted by William Diaz on January 4, 2012


Recently, users began reporting problems with certain functionality in Internet Explorer not working, including problems with the native Windows XP Search fields missing. In all cases, this was resolved by registering Jscript. At the same time, there were other reports of Windows Script Host errors when trying to process logon scripts: “Windows Script Host. Can’t find script engine ‘VBScript’ for ‘C:\path\Filename.”
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