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JBOSS Class Cast Exceptoin – Resolution

I came across this ClassCastException when launching an application packaged as an enterprise archive (.ear) on JBOSS 4.2.2. Without going much into the details of the root cause, here is a way to quickly reconfigure JBOSS to get away. Locate the following files in your JBOSS folder and open them in a text editor. <JBOSS_HOME>serverdefaultconfjboss-service.xml […]

Install Windows-7 on a vista laptop

Ever since Microsoft announced the Windows-7 OS, I was curious and so were millions of Windows users. Well I personally did not like the Vista OS for the primary reason that it simply overloaded the PC. A typical Vista installation treacherously occupies 7GB of space on the hard-drive and demands a minimum of 2GB of […]

Computer virus types; Symptoms & effects of infection; Review on free antivirus, firewall & antispyware

My lil laptop caught cold! Etiology (study of disease causation) of common cold says there are over a hundred different kinds of viruses that cause common cold. In addition, that is one reason why one cannot ideally gain immunity to common cold. My laptop is no super man, so she got one too, a bitter […]