Message file sp1.msb not found Error 6 initializing SQL*Plus

Problem: When I attempt to start SQL*PLUS I am getting an error

Message file sp1.msb not found

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An Islamic History of Europe

الفيلم التسجيلي (التاريخ الإسلامي في أوروبا) هو من الافلام الوثائقيه التى قدمتها هيئة الإذاعة البريطانية (مترجماً باللغة العربية) الفيلم يروي تاريخ الإسلام في أوروبا و كيف ساهم الإسلام في التقدم العلمي و الثقافي الذي ينعم بها الغرب الآن. Continue reading

Troubleshooting DNS problems with Nslookup

If you are running a DNS server on your Windows NT or Windows 2000 network, you know that various problems can arise and cause the system to go haywire. When that happens, you dig into your arsenal of troubleshooting tools and go to work. If you are running Windows NT, chances are you head to the DNS Manager, since it is the primary tool for managing Windows NT DNS name servers. If you are running Windows 2000, you typically head to the DNS Console, since it is the primary tool for administering Windows 2000 DNS name servers.

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Determine service pack level

To determine the current Windows NT Service Pack level installed, you can query the registry, useful for script automation, using the following Windows NT Registry hack:

Key: system\CurrentControlSet\control\windows
Name: CSDVersion
Value: 0x100 SP1
Value: 0x200 SP2
Value: 0x300 SP3
Value: 0x400 SP4
Value: 0x500 SP5
Value: 0x600 SP6