vBulletin / Photopost and MySQL 5

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On a few sites I run I have vBulletin and / or Photopost installed. Upgrading from MySQL 4 to MySQL 5 is simple because these programs are 100% compatible with both (as they should be). Except for one issue. When installing MySQL 5 it defaults to asking to be installed in “Strict Mode” which is… Read more »

Setting Processor Affinity Permanently

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The post below talks about processor affinity and setting IIS to use only one processor to increase stability of certain applications (PHP ISAPI anyone?). You can set the affinity by opening Task Manager and selecting w3svc.exe or inetinfo.exe on the Processes tab. Right click and choose Set Affinity. Uncheck the processors which should not execute… Read more »