Category Archives: Windows

Debug Output in PHP

This blogpost is an update for a old (2012) post on using the Win32 OutputDebugString API method from within PHP. To view the output of this Win32 API call, download dbgview.exe from SysInternals.com. The solution presented takes another route (not … Continue reading

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DISM repairs for (old) updates still requiring reboot

The reason for this post is to share my ‘solution’ for getting around an old cumulative windows update still needing a reboot that was obstructing a newer cumulative update. Clearly something gone wrong during install and corrupted the windows installer … 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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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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RadioCheck for MenuToolStrip

Today I wanted to code a submenu with menu items that are checked like a radio button group. So once a single menu item has been checked, there is exactly one item checked all the time. The task proved a … Continue reading

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Command line completion for Windows

When using a command shell on Linux another Unix dialect you have the ability to complete a part of a path by pressing tab. I was always under the impression that windows did not have such thing (off-course it does … Continue reading

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