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Several months ago, I wrote a post about how to regenerate a SVN repository. In this post I will show how to purge undesired files from it (for example compiler intermediate files, …) on a Windows system. This may be needed to keep the repository size under control. One thing to care about is that, once committed, a file is stored permanently into a repository. … Continue reading HOWTO purge undesired files from your SVN repository
A couple of weeks ago, I noticed that one of encrypted disks was going out of free space. After some investigations, I found many folders containing huge VS2017 temp files: <your solution folder>\.vs\<your solution name>\v15\ipch\AutoPCH I fixed the problem by deleting them all. The walkaround I also found that this is a WAD (work as designed), but it can be walkarounded by updating VS2017 settings. … Continue reading HOWTO Take your Visual Studio browsing files under control
On two of ‘my’ Windows Server 2008 r2, I had an update (KB2992611) that failed with the following error code: 0x80244019 In my investigations, I found the following procedure to fix the problem (in both cases). The Solution Open an Administrative Command Prompt. As a first step you have to stop Shadow Copy & Windows Update services, by the the following commands: net stop wuauserv … Continue reading HOWTO fix Windows Update error 0x80244019
Published Horodruin v5.7.420.0. – (copy engine) improved file attributes processing. – compiled with C++ Builder v10.2.3 (RTL changed). Link
I have noted that my Thunderbird doesn’t display the date as configured in my Windows profile. This is annoying since I use the english version into my italian PCs and the date formats are different. Digging here and there, I found an easy solution deep into program configuration. The solution Open the program and: select ‘Option‘ from ‘Tools‘ program menu click on ‘Advanced‘ icon click … Continue reading Fixing Thunderbird date format
When you delete an user account from Windows, you only delete the releated credentials. All files related to the account are left untouched. You can remove them by the following steps: press <windows_key> + R type ‘sysdm.cpl‘ click on ‘Advanced‘ tab press User Profiles ‘Settings‘ button. select any Unknown entries and press ‘Delete‘ button. This can free several disk MBs.
I recently bought a new notebook (ASUS ROG GL703GM), and one of the issues I solved is the 5ghz wireless. It can connect without any problem on network 2ghz but not to 5ghz because the system WLAN Autoconfig service quit itself. While looking for a solution, I discovered that if switching off and on the wireless interface, it was likely connect to 5ghz. During my … Continue reading Windows weird behaviors
updated: 23/08/2018 The Problem From time to time, I noted that my ROG G752VT heated horribly in this point (above the right-bottom angle): After some investigations and tests, it seems something related to the quick charge capability of the nearest USB ports. I had switched it off, by removing the USB Charger Plus program, but after some weeks of calm, the problem pops up again. … Continue reading ROG G752 weird overheat
Introduction A couple of weeks, a 12-15 years old desktop PC of mine died. After a quick investigation, it appeared to have some sort of electrical problem around the mainboard and the power supplier. I took a full week, to evaluate what to do. From hardware point of view, it didn’t deserve any replacement. What is annoying me, is the 180€ of Windows 10 Professional … Continue reading Virtualizing an old broken PC