Posts Tagged ‘error message’

Netflix crackdown on VPN services has begun

Friday, February 26th, 2016

It’s Friday, so what the heck, here’s a fun one … it looks like those of us in the US will no longer be able to use a VPN or unblocker to watch the UK version of Netflix.

If you are currently using a virtual private network, unblocker or proxy to access Netflix, you have likely been greeted by an “whoops, something went wrong…” message on the site on stream start.


How to Fix the “No Data Received” Error in Google Chrome

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Usually, the first thing I do when I see the “No Data Received” message is to try a different browser …

Sometimes when you are trying to connect to websites or services in Google Chrome, you may receive the error message no date received instead of the website you wanted to load. The message indicates a data transfer issue that is sometimes difficult to correct as it may not always be caused on your end.


Fixing Firefox’s “Couldn’t Load XPCOM” Error Message on Start

Friday, December 13th, 2013

I haven’t run into this problem myself (yet) … but maybe you have.

When I tried to start the Firefox web browser today I received two error messages instead of the web browser. It would not start because of this, which left me puzzled for some time. The first error read “The program can’t start because pgort100.DLL is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem”. The only option was to hit on ok, which caused the second error prompt to appear on the screen.


A Serial Switch that Supports Network Time Protocol Provides Exact Synchronization

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

In many network applications, the ability to synchronize time settings across a variety of different network devices is of utmost importance. This is especially true in applications where data is collected from multiple network devices, and when time stamped log records are generated to record significant network events. In cases like this, a serial switch that supports network time protocol (or NTP) can prove to be a very valuable asset.


Using a Serial Console Server to Collect and Buffer Data Generated by Network Elements

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

A serial console server ( can perform a lot of different tasks in addition to providing an out of band management solution. In some applications, a serial console server is used to collect data, status messages and error messages that some network devices send out via console port.


Using a Console Access Server to Collect Data and Error Messages

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Most network devices can be configured to send a wide variety of different types of data via their console ports. In addition to data items that the network device may have collected via monitoring capabilities, many network devices can also generate status messages, error messages, activity reports and other types of data which are then sent out via console port. In many cases, this data is either lost or ignored, but this is actually a waste; data sent out via console port can be an extremely helpful tool for network administrators who need to review error messages and status messages after a significant network event. WTI console access server products ( offer an easy way to collect and store this data, providing administrators with the ability to revue recently generated data for diagnostic purposes.


How Can a Console Switch Capture Error Messages from Network Devices?

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Most savvy network administrators know that a console switch can be used to provide remote command access to console ports on network elements such as routers, servers and switches. This provides a valuable tool for remote diagnosis and troubleshooting of network devices, but an advanced console switch can also do a lot more than just provide remote command access. For example, a console switch can also be used to collect error messages and alarm messages that network elements transmit via their console ports.


Can Your Console Server Tell You When Error Messages are Received?

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

When a problem arises with a server or router or switch, many network devices can be configured to generate error messages and then send those messages out via console port. Sometimes, error messages can provide network administrators with incredibly useful information regarding system status and operating conditions, often allowing the administrator to address a problem before it’s even noticeable to network users … as long as the administrator knows that an error message has been generated in the first place.