November 26, 2012

Unknown drivers Compaq nx9420

Problem: There are no drivers for Windows7 Laptop HP Compaq nx9420

There are no Windows7 drivers on official HP web page, Windows 7 instals most of the drivers, and after Windows Update there are 2 unknown drivers left:
Mass Storage Controller and PCI Simple Communications Controller

Windows offered driver - not through automatic updates but via Action Center - Messages.

Missing drivers were both from one source: Texas Instruments Cardbus Driver, sp43509.exe media card reader

November 15, 2012

Hyperlink in Office 2007 doesn't offer all pages

Problem: Probably due to continuous break there are no pages outside break for hyperlink selection.

Workaround is to create bookmark on desired page and then insert hyperlink with this new bookmark(s).
In Office 2007, select title you want to be linked,
in Insert tab, Action group, click Bookmark,
create a new name - which will be visible only in Hyperlink option, name should not contain special characters,
and this bookmark will now appear when creating hyperlinks.

November 06, 2012

Outlook 2003 can't be opened

Problem: Error message while opening Outlook 2003; "Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook. Unable to open the Outlook window. The set of folders could not be opened."

Outlook shows only this message, Outlook cannot be opened.
Via Control panel - Mail - find PST options for add and remove PST:
Problem was resolved by removing one PST (with its location in default folder) - it was cut/paste to another partition on disk. Outlook worked with that pst file added back again - from that new location. User had many pst files, all other pst were on