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  • Enabling “Touch” in Windows PowerShell

    Publish Date: February 4th, 2016 | Posted in Windows 10 | Last Updated

    Creating an Empty File in PowerShell with UTF-8 Encoding This tip is relevant to Python developers using Windows (but who love the *nix command line [i.e. bash]). 1. Paste this into windows File Explorer: %UserProfile%\Documents\WindowsPowerShell to open the PowerShell profile directory. 2. Create a user profile:

  • Windows 10 Spotlight Images

    Publish Date: November 8th, 2015 | Posted in Windows 10 | Last Updated

    Windows 10 Spotlight Photos Also known as the “pre-login” screen background image, Windows 10 delivers these high resolution photos to your device everyday! Windows Central also posted a tutorial that may be easier to follow since it has screenshots of the steps. Viewing the Collection Online The entire Windows 10 Spotlight collection has been uploaded […]

  • MySQL Workbench and Windows 10

    Publish Date: October 9th, 2015 | Posted in Debugging, Windows 10 | Last Updated

    The type initializer for ‘HtmlRenderer.Utils.FontsUtils’ threw an exception Ok. Not cool at all. But here’s the fix: VIOLA! This fix just works! https://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=75673 [1 Jul 13:03] Luka Pribanić I can confirm that a fixed “HtmlRenderer.dll” posted by Frank Quinteroon 21 Jun 2015 used with MySQL Workbench v.6.3.4.0 (build 828) is the first GA version after […]

  • Acer Laptop Mouse & Touchpad Not working

    Publish Date: August 9th, 2015 | Posted in Debugging, Windows 10 | Last Updated

    After Restarting Laptop, Mouse and Touchpad are Non-functional Problem: After a Windows 10 update, both the mouse and the touchpad on our Acer ES1-512 stopped working. Cause: The issue is caused by a BIOS incompatibility issue with a Windows Update. The Solution So you’ll need to update your laptop’s BIOS (aka flash the BIOS). Just […]