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windows update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running window 7 - when the official fixes don't work

Sometimes the solution is soooo simple:

The fix for me was to:

  1. go into Windows Update and
  2. change the settings to “Never check for updates (not recommended)”,
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LSI sense codes

A while ago, I had RAID arrays suddenly drop out with unexpected sense codes.

I had a hard time tracking down what was wrong (it ended up being a faulty… 187 more words

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reStructuredText notes (.rst file extension)

Thanks to Eric Grange who asked Which lightweight markup language? I learned about reStructuredText (no cap R!) from a few comments Joseph Mitzen made.

It looks like reStructuredText has been around for much longer than… 1,253 more words


Windows Power User Menu

Although I have been using Windows since Windows 95, this feature is relatively new (atleast to me) so I thought I would share.

The Power User Menu is available in Windows 8 and in Windows 10. 126 more words


Happy birthday .nl top-level domain for getting 30 today

I remember this happening when I was almost starting the studies at University: the Netherlands getting their country code top-level domain in 1986: at first mostly universities and research institutions were getting their… 193 more words

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