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Weird NIC behaviour on Windows 10

I have an old Lenovo T 410 which I upgraded to Win 10. It’s been working fine even after an image backup and restore onto an SSD. Last week I noticed while playing with the Azure Resource Portal that I … Continue reading

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Google Hangout – Performance through Proxies

For my current client we’ve had a request in to enable video Hangouts. The first attempt was to run the traffic through the on-premise McAfee Web Gateways that are used to inspect all traffic in and out of the Internet. … Continue reading

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2012 Nexus 7 Performance fix

I’ve been having a lot of UI slowness problems with my 1st generation Nexus 7. I’ve seen a lot of people reporting the same symptoms online. Luckily I stumbled across this post online which seems to have done a lot … Continue reading

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Raspbmc remote display

So there I was assuming the display could be remoted using native X11 capabilities and it turns out xbmc on the pi uses opengl for embedded systems – gles. This means the app runs locally with no inbuilt way to … Continue reading

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Outlook 2010 Error – “Your outlook data file cannot be configured” referencing my OST file

Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 hung so I killed it off with the close all open windows option in Windows Explorer. After that I got the above error message stating that it couldn’t configure my email with a reference to … Continue reading

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Mercedes A Class failing to unlock using key fob

The wifi fix didn’t last long as a solution. On the next heavy rainfall the central locking system wouldn’t unlock the doors when using the remote fob. Luckily it appears to now be fixed, well it’s been working fine for … Continue reading

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Mercedes A-Class remote key fob doesn’t unlock the car – fixed

My wife has just taken dleivery of a used Mercedes A-Class Classic. It’s a nice little car but after a while we couldn’t open the central locking system using the key fob. We took the car back to the dealer and the … Continue reading

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