Lync CTRL-Enter Foo (Update)

It seems that Microsoft’s products creating more and more foos. This time it is Lync, also known as Skype for Business. It is okay, that Lync uses the Enter key to send a message or the CTRL-Enter combination start a call. But it is not okay that there is no way to change these key… Continue reading Lync CTRL-Enter Foo (Update)

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Windows 7 “The Computer Restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error” Foo

HP’s Windows recovery installation seems to be a little bit broken. Or at least for me it was. While restoring the Windows 7 on an HP Elitebook 8540w I ran into some issues when the drivers installed. The system just stalled and nothing was moving anymore. After a reboot I saw this nice error message:… Continue reading Windows 7 “The Computer Restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error” Foo

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Enable Administrator Account on Windows Vista, 7 & 8

Most of you might have noticed that ye good ol’ administrator account is not available anymore in newer Windows versions. Actually it is hidden and disabled for all versions since Windows Vista. And under normal circumstances you actually don’t want to use this account anymore. But there are some use cases where you want to… Continue reading Enable Administrator Account on Windows Vista, 7 & 8

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Windows Keyboard Typing Consecutive Numbers Foo

This Windows Foo showed it’s ugly head today for the first time and I was simply flabbergasted. Whatever I typed, only the first letter appeared correctly and from there on the system was showing consecutive numbers. Something like this for good ol’ hello world: H2345678901 It happened first in a Java application so, I suspected… Continue reading Windows Keyboard Typing Consecutive Numbers Foo

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DLL Foo… OK, it is DLL Hell

It’s been a while since the last post and now Windows makes headlines. At least here. But enough of the whining and back to business. The DLL hell problem. Well, everybody using Windows sooner or later became acquainted with this nice place. Nowadays the hell is not as hot anymore because programs are nice and… Continue reading DLL Foo… OK, it is DLL Hell

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