OVA / OVF  Deployment Gets Stuck ‘Validating’
Nov06

OVA / OVF Deployment Gets Stuck ‘Validating’

KB ID 0001664 Problem I had this problem (on sphere 6.7) the other day when trying to deploy some OVA files on my test network. Solution Well as stated elsewhere I tried reconnecting to my vCenter using its FQDN, this didn’t solve the problem, using Flash or HTML5 didn’t cure the problem either. What did cure the problem was using a different browser! I switched from IE to Chrome and it worked fine. Update: I Also cured...

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Chrome Browser – Show Sites SSL / HTTPS Certificate?
Apr07

Chrome Browser – Show Sites SSL / HTTPS Certificate?

KB ID 0001300  Problem I used to use Chrome all the time back in the dark ages before I saw the light and bought a mac. Since then I’ve persevered with Safari and never felt the need to go back. This afternoon someone in the office asked, ‘How do you see site certificates in Chrome?’ Which I thought was a little odd as it’s easy to do in IE, Firefox, and Safari. So I jumped on a remote machine for a look. Sure...

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Google Chrome – Cannot play embedded .wmw or .mpg/.mpeg
Nov17

Google Chrome – Cannot play embedded .wmw or .mpg/.mpeg

KB ID 0000184  Problem I’m a big fan of Google Chrome, i’ts fast, and clean, and it does exactly what it says on the tin! I had noticed, I had a problem playing embedded video though. As I use this format on PeteNetLive it was my only gripe, (well that and syncing bookmarks, but I cured that with Xmarks). Took me a bit of searching but I got it fixed in the end. Solution 1. Download THIS (Yes I know it says Firefox –...

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How Do I Remove / Uninstall Google Chrome Plugins / Extensions?
Nov17

How Do I Remove / Uninstall Google Chrome Plugins / Extensions?

KB ID 0000195 Problem Some extensions are a pain to get rid of. Solution 1. Open Chrome and Navigate to chrome://extensions 2. Click Disable or Uninstall as required.   Related Articles, References, Credits, or External Links NA  

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Google Chrome – Page Icon has Disappeared
Nov17

Google Chrome – Page Icon has Disappeared

KB ID 0000322  Problem You’re used to having a “Page” icon, and a “Spanner” icon in Google Chrome. But now it’s disappeared? Solution Don’t panic, the new version of Google Chrome has amalgamated both icons into one, all the tools from the old “Page” icon are now on the “Spanner”Icon.   Related Articles, References, Credits, or External Links NA...

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Google Chrome – AutoFill stopped working
Nov17

Google Chrome – AutoFill stopped working

Enabling auto fill for web forms KB ID 0000326 Problem A recent update of Chrome (in my case to 6.0.472.59), turned off AutoFill, I use autofill to remember information for web forms a lot, so because I’m lazy I wanted it turned back on again. Solution 1. From with Chrome, Click the “Spanner” / “Customise and Control Google Chrome” Icon > Options. 2. Select the “Personal Stuff” tab >...

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