Upgrading to the latest version of Windows 10 isn’t straightforward for all of us. For some reason, Windows Update is unable to perform its duties when asked to look after “other Microsoft products”. Continue reading Upgrading to Windows 10, version 1511, build 10586
At work we switched from a Cisco Catalyst 3560G to a Catalyst 4500E a few weeks ago.
Remember to issue the
spanning-tree extend system-id command prior to enabling VTP version 3.
During the test period, the Icinga instances logged packet losses of varying degree around the clock when doing ICMPv6 pings. Continue reading Lessons learned on Cisco Catalyst 4500E
I had to take apart an Acer Aspire E5-551 to exchange the hard disk for a SSD. What a mess. Continue reading Acer Aspire E5-551
After installing KB3114409, Outlook 2010 started only in safe mode, even when told not to do so. Removing KB3114409 solved the problem.
wusa /uninstall /norestart /kb:3114409
QA at Microsoft keeps lagging behind. A few weeks ago, HTML email made Outlook 2013 crash due to “improved” font handling, courtesy of KB3097877. Others were unlucky and couldn’t login until KB3097877 was removed. Curiously, RDP remote login wasn’t affected.