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Jul/16

Left Speaker Bias Asus Maximus VI Hero

After checking I wasn’t going deaf I figured out the left speaker was louder than the right speaker from my PC. I only noticed this on Windows 10 and I have been dealing with the issue by moving the speaker … Continue reading

7

Mar/16

Windows 10 Waking From Sleep

Overview Since switching to Windows 10 I have been seeing the computer being woken up from sleep from random events here are some of the things I looked at to solve the wake up issue. Setup Set the computer to … Continue reading

23

Nov/15

MySQL Workbench Error Code 7

Overview On Windows, I was getting the following error trying to take a database dump to file: mysqldump: [ERROR] unknown variable ‘delayed-insert=FALSE’ Operation failed with exitcode 7 At the time I was using Workbench 6.3.5. Temporary Fix Edit the file … Continue reading

31

Aug/15

Make Windows Update Time More Often

Overview Microsoft Windows doesn’t update the clock enough times in the day and when you have a motherboard with a dodgy clock it doesn’t help when the time drifts. Thankfully the time synchronization can be controlled using the Task Scheduler … Continue reading

27

Jul/15

Windows 8 Sticky Edges

Similar to Ubuntu Microsoft has decided to add a bit of resistance on the edges of a multi-monitor display setup. This allows the system to popup a menu (like the charm bar) before allowing your cursor to move to the … Continue reading

2

Mar/15

Virtualbox Stopped Working After Installing Hypervisor

I got the message when I tried to run one of my VMs and got this or similar message about 64bit support: VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Your 64-bit guest will fail to detect a 64-bit … Continue reading

28

Jul/14

Creating ls command in Windows

Create a ls.bat file with the contents: dir %1 the %1 is the parameters passed into the command so that you can do ls My Documents or just ls. There are different places to put the ls.bat file but as … Continue reading

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May/14

Organising Photos

Overview Dave Bradford has been on it again but this time on file or more specifically photo management. My existing library contains camera shots from film days scanned in to digital shots from things like phones totally 44GB. Organisation of … Continue reading