Solving tech problems

How to import Odoo database and browse locally


If you use Odoo CRM solution, you can login into your account and under it you will find My Databases. When you click on it, you will be able to export existing database (to make a dump of it). This will be used for import on your local machine. Download this dump archive to your PC. Now, you need to install PostgreSql Database Server on your machine. I am using Windows and I choose to install version 14. You need to have 64-bit Windows OS and you can download PostgreSql…read more

How to free space on Disk C

System Administration

There are a lot of system stuff that just eat important space in Windows on disk C (if you have SSD and smaller C partition you don’t want to run out of space). The best way is to create a junction (symbolic link) and to move some big folder to another partition (you need to have one first). By doing this Windows will be fooled because you will get the same path but it will be shortcut (pointer) to another real location. To do this move completely chosen folder to…read more

Cannot resolve %windir%

System Administration

I faced once strange problem that somehow system environment variable %windir% could not be resolved. This means that all shortcuts that are pointing to C:\Windows\System32 will not work. You will not be able to set it directly by clicking with right mouse button on Computer icon and you will get this message To solve this just open this directly from Start > Run… and set this environment variable c:\Windows\System32\systempropertiesadvanced.exe In my case %windir% was pointing to undefined %SystemRoot% so I just added it and make it point to C:\Windows This…read more