requirement: medium knowledge of C/C++ or similar languages under MS Windows. Introduction Some days ago, I was explaining how a .DLL works, and how to use them in programs written into C or C++. Supposing to have MYAPP.EXE and MYLIB.DLL, we will face the following main scenarios: scenario MYAPP.EXE MYLIB.DLL 1 The program uses MYLIB.DLL. The used functions are all exported. 2 The program uses … Continue reading About Using & Designing DLLs
Here a small list of commands to handle User Accounts working on Windows Home editions. User Account Window from ‘Run‘ window, type: netplwiz Enable ‘Administrator’ account from ‘Command Prompt‘ window, type: net user administrator active:on List any defined account from ‘Command Prompt‘ window, type: net user Show account information from ‘Command Prompt‘ window, type: net user <account_name> List any defined (local) group from ‘Command Prompt‘ … Continue reading Windows Home – Useful User Account Commands
[repo_drv] fixed UI update issues when manually selecting items.
Published Horodruin v5.6.416.0, (a bugfix release). – (copy engine) minor tuning – (copy engine) fixed UI progress stats. – (copy engine) improved error handling. Link
last update: 23/06/2017 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. Since I don’t need it, I tried to switch off by some BIOS/OS setting, but I didn’t find one. The only way … Continue reading ROG G752 USB port overheat
After having installed the Windows 10 Creator update, I have found these unknown devices into the Device Manager: MAP MAS-SMS0 MS-ABTP MS-TCC They aren’t working because the system cannot find a proper driver. You can delete them, but the system will detect & restore them again. I tried to find some information on MS but I didn’t find anything. Improving my investigation range, I found … Continue reading How to remove MAP MAS-SMS0 and friends
Published: sys_minion v220.127.116.11 – added elevated command prompt shortcut. – added ‘health check’ shortcut. – added ‘health scan’ shortcut. – minor internal improvements. RipBinTS v18.104.22.168 – a new command line utility reachable from Projects page.
Several weeks ago I had the following issue while running the Disk Cleanup utility: It detects wrong cleanup space on Windows Update Cleanup point. After some investigations, I found this post explaining the problem. To make a long-story brief, one of the applied updates has broken one or more of the hardlinks present into Windows Component Store folder. After some other investigations, I discovered how … Continue reading Windows 10 Cleanup disk 3.99 TB
Published Horodruin v5.5.414.0, (a bugfix release). – (copy engine) improved error handling. – (src.add) fixed GPF & hang on path changing. – minor UI fixes. – minor internal fixes. – minor source maintenance. link: http://www.stefanobordoni.cloud/projects/horodruin/
Suddenly my notebook isn’t able the see my Lumia phone anymore. Every time I connect it, a driver error occurs and it generates the event 151. The phone was seen as a USB device, but it wasn’t recognized as a working Lumia phone. The effects of this problem were that I wasn’t able to access to the phone data storage (internal and microsd). After a … Continue reading Event 151 – DeviceSetupManager Lumia driver problems