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chart.apis.google.com error in Internet Explorer 11

It seems there is a problem with the chain of referrers with IE 11. If I try to connect with IE11 to http://chart.apis.google.com, it seems I am referred to https://chart.apis.google.com – the check of the security certificate here fails and exceptions to the rule are not allowed. If I try to connect with Firefox to http://chart.apis.google.com, I seem to get referred to https://developers.google.com/chart/?csw=1 direcly, which works. If I try to connect to the https://chart.apis.google.com, I also see a fail of the check of the security certificate and the rule permits to add the page to the exception pages. It seems…

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Ways to resolve error code 80240020 when upgrading to Windows 10

Hello everybody, As probably a lot of people lately, I tried to get some of my devices to upgrade from Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10. However, it was not easy, since I was not one of the first in the queue for MS obviously. Well, anyway, there are some descriptions out there how to force your Windows to download the update (if you are not good with Google, take a look here for example: http://www.itechtics.com/download-internet-explorer-all-versions/). Anyway, if you are looking for the error code 80240020, that my Asus convertible displayed after I did this, most pages will just…

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Goodbye Nokia Mobiles :-(

Hi, As long as I can remember, Nokia mobile phones were the easiest to use and the ones where the menu structure was the most intuitive. It is very sad, that Nokia was sold to Microsoft, and now, even more sad, Microsoft has decided to not develop new phones (http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/jul/08/windows-phone-microsoft-nokia-layoff-smartphones). Well, the good news is that Nokia also is allowed to sell their own phones again soon. So I hope, that they will and will do it right (a Nokia-Android, maybe?). Please, take Apple as an idol company, that also was nearly bancrupt once and is now the most valuable…

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My way to resolve 9C59 when installing Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7

Hi everybody, During the last days I tried to update my IE9 on my Windows 7-machine to IE10 – actually, I did not want to initially, but Windows was quite insistent on shutting down trying to install it – and always failed with error 9C59. As you may have found on the Internet, none of the tipps of Microsoft actually work – I succeeded with the following steps (and several trial-and-error attempts and a lot of restarts :-)): Download and run the Microsoft fix-it-tool (http://support.microsoft.com/mats/program_install_and_uninstall/) Download the Microsoft System Update Preparation Tool and run it Uninstall Microsoft Internet Explorer 9…

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