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WdFilter.sys & boot loop

Today my computer decided to start a boot loop where it claimed that WdFilter.sys was missing or damaged. The file looked ok when inspected from the command prompt option of the Windows Recovery Environment (WRE). However in this same environment … Continue reading

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Double precision issues

Due to some interaction with a Swagger related project and a simple yet fast and easy to use C# JSON library SimpleJSON I used in the code generated by my swagger parser and code generator, I stumbled upon some issues … Continue reading

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WHS 2011 Client Backup Drive Full

This week I had that dreaded message for the second time. Probably due to modern GB games that patch themselves regularly and entering the Windows Insider program (so a new Windows 10 version every now and then). The last time … Continue reading

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Reindexing WHS 2011’s DNLA Server

Searching for this subject reveals a couple of links of which each has some issues. So I started combining code and testing in so I would be able to rebuild the index without restarting the server. The reason for rebuilding … Continue reading

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Using a Denver AC-5000W with Windows (or OS X)

Some weeks ago, the Denver AC-5000W action camera’s where for sale for around € 50. So a lot cheaper than a GoPro and thus nice for testing. As it comes with a underwater housing up capable of withstanding water pressure … Continue reading

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WP8 LongListSelector and not correctly updating ContextMenu’s

These last days I have been working on a simple WP8 app that uses TvDb.com to keep track of the next/upcoming series episode to watch. I made extensively use of the LongListSelector combined with a ContextMenu from the WP8 Toolkit … Continue reading

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Debugging PHP

As an old fashioned programmer I grew up with debugging methods like post-mortem traces and trace statements. Today however we have and are used to GUI’s for debugging and can single step code or even re-compile code and retry the … Continue reading

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