Adobe PDF Prints junk characters

Applies to Adobe Professional Version 9 / 9.5 using Windows 7 – 64-bit

If other versions of Adobe / Windows OS have the same problem; kindly do put up a comment on this post

  1. Select Devices and Printers from Windows Start Menu
  2. Right-Click Adobe PDF and select Printing Preferences
  3. As per below illustration; uncheck the tickbox that says ‘ Rely on system fonts only; do not use document fonts
  4. Click and Ok
  5. Try converting any document to PDF and you should manage to get it working without any Junk Characters


Remembering Sharepoint Password in Internet Explorer

How do I avoid SharePoint from asking for my password?

Use the below steps to save the password in Internet Explorer

  1. From Internet Explorer Menu – Select Internet Options
  2. Security – Custom Level
  3. Scroll to the bottom and check ‘Automatic logon with current user name and password’
  4. Click Ok and close Internet Options


Konica Minolta bizhub C203 / C253 / C353 – Scan to email error


From Address is not set. Unable to transmit. Please specify the from Address


You can get through this error if you have defined an administrator email address for your Printer. If not, you can get assistance with the basic setup with the below Youtube Video

Steps to resolving the Error

  1. On the machine; click the Communication Settings button as illustrated in above screenshot image of the Printer
  2. Click on Email Settings
  3. Click on From Address
  4. Click on Administrator Email Address
  5. Click ok and Scan


IMAP – Unable to view all Server Folders in Outlook

Applies to Microsoft Outlook 2007 / 2010 / 2013

Under IMAP Setup there is a concept of Subscribed and Unsubscribed folders. The folders that are not visible are presumably those not subscribed

From the left pane of your Outlook; right click the account and select IMAP Folders

IMAP Options

Untick the checkbox “When displaying hierarchy in Outlook, show only subscribed folders”

IMAP Folders


You should now see all folders under your IMAP Account

Install Pre-Requisite Software on Windows Mobile before installing Applications

This is applicable for Windows Mobile 5.0 and earlier.  Windows Mobile version 6 already has the functionality built into the platform

Before you can install applications on Windows Mobile Devices; you would be required to copy or install pre-requisites. These files are usually CAB and REG files as given below

  • sqlce.ppc.wce5.armv4i.CAB
  • sqlce.repl.ppc.wce5.armv4i.CAB
  • NETCFv35.Messages.[language].cab

Download and Install below softwares onto your PC and then copy the required CAB files as suggested by the Application requisities onto the Mobile Device

  1. Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 Service Pack 1
  2. Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 3.5

You may also seek assistance from below  Microsoft Post

Unlock your Nokia Phone – Enter Restriction Code

With the Smart Phone Era; this post may seem like a far cry; but still could be a relief to some who are happy with their simple Nokia Handsets

In certain countries; the Phones you purchase from Authorized dealers could be locked for use with SIM Cards of Service Providers in other countries. This could land you in a soup when travelling and have to use a local SIM on your existing phone. This is when you may need to unlock the phone to have the restriction removed.

The below website is an excellent guide to help you through. But sadly there is no guarantee; that your Nokia can be unlocked with their instructions. Try your luck.