How To Fix MySQL error “mysql server has gone away”

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You usually get the “mysql has gone away” error while trying to execute huge queries in mysql. In my case, I was trying to import data consisting of over 1,000 records into a table and got the error….

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How To Update PHP Version In XAMPP Without Re-downloading XAMPP

It’s very easy to update / upgrade your version of PHP in XAMPP without needing to re-download XAMPP again or Apache. DO NOT listen to anyone who says you have to re-download xampp for it to work. If…

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Warning: Parameter 2 to function() expected to be a reference, value given in File.php

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I recently moved from shared hosting to cloud hosting servers where I had installed newer versions of most of the server software, Apache, PHP, MySQL. After I moved my websites to the new servers, I was not surprised…

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Netflix – How To Renew Expired Downloads

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Offline downloads from Netflix have expiry dates attached to them. This means that you can only watch downloaded movies offline for a limited amount of time after which you would be required to “renew” it to continue watching….

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Windows 10 – How to Disable Automatic Updates

Though it is important to update your Windows 10 and take advantage of the numerous security updates and perfomance fixes, you would agree with me that the update process is annoying and sometimes long. First, let’s look at…

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Fix Netflix Error 10015 – Title Can No Longer Be Watched Offline

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People who download movies on Netflix for offline use sometimes encounter the Netflix error 10015 on some downloaded movies that says: Title can no longer be watched offline. This error message can be frustrating especially when you are…

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Mod_Pagespeed – How To Clear Cache For Css & Template Edits

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Google’s mod_pagespeed for Apache and Nginx can speed up your website and make it load 10 times faster. The reason for the speed boost is that the mod_pagespeed module minifies and caches everything, storing and loading them from…

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PS4: How To Deactivate All Devices On Your PSN Account

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It is possible to disable or deactivate all Play Station consoles and devices on your PSN account. To achieve this, you would need to login to your Playstation account from a computer web browser. Note that you can…

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Enable Delete Confirmation Dialog on Windows 10

Are you sure you want to move this file to the Recycle Bin?

Are you sure you want to move this file to the Recycle Bin?   If you just upgraded to windows 10, or recently got a new Windows 10 computer, you might notice something a little bit strange while…

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How To Increase Your Laptop Performance Speed & Make It Run Faster

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Most people who have limited budgets end up buying low-end low-power laptops. Specs synonymous with low processing power include: Intel celeron or AMD processors, 2GB RAM, and anything less than 2.0GHz of cpu processing power. It is true…

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