Windows USB fix

On one of my windows boxes I was simply unable to use my favorite backlit keyboard.  It’s a USB device. After much frustration – I found that copying this file from another machine fixed it: C:\Windows\inf> dir usb.inf Directory of C:\Windows\inf 11/20/2010 10:28 PM 42,536 usb.inf I do a lot of cleaning (and deep cleaning); […]

IE 9 / Javascript fix

New notebook computer; I always clean out as much crap as possible. Apparently – I cleaned too much. Was unable to run any web page with Javascript. Also, found out later that Windows Media Player failed. Tried all the usual things – add/remove IE, WMP, whatever. What worked: run regsvr32 on all these: C:\Windows\System32\jscript.dll C:\Windows\System32\jscript9.dll […]