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"Sticky" System Tray Icons in Windows 10

So, I just got a new laptop for work. And this is really my first time using Windows 10 on a daily basis. I know… I know… I am way behind the times for someone that works with technology for a job… but really, the only time I upgrade my work laptop OS is when I get a new one. 229 more words

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Windows: What is a taskbar?

A taskbar is the piece of slab that runs across your screen (usually located in the bottom part of your screen) which holds the running applications and shortcuts. 358 more words


Anonymous Proxy

An anonymous proxy, also referred to as an anonymous proxy server, allows a client to access a file, web page, or some other resources through a server which services the requests of the client through another remote server. 289 more words

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Windows 8 Sells 40 Million Licenses in First Month

Reports of slow Windows 8 sales may be unfounded. Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it has sold more than 40 million licenses of Windows 8. On its Windows Blog, Microsoft writes that “Windows 8 is outpacing Windows 7 in terms of upgrades.” Microsoft’s Tami Reller shared the sales stats at

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ORA-12546: TNS: permission denied

Update: 16th Feb 2017

Sorry folks, I’ve given upon & moved to patch upgrade that resolves the intermittent service startup issues of Oracle on Windows OS (Uncertified OS like Windows 10/2008R2) 672 more words

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Powershell - Set up disk volume from scratch using Initialize-Disk, Get-Disk, New-Partition and Format Volume

You may wish to script the process of setting up a disk volume.

The example in this post covers initializing the disk using GPT, creating the partition using the maximum size on the disk, and then formatting the partition using NTFS. 133 more words


ACPI_BIOS_ERROR on installing Windows 8


I had a new notebook computer with no operating system installed on it. I had a Windows 8 license and a Windows 8 ISO which I wanted to use to install on this notebook. 157 more words