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
Actually I discovered that the latest Horodruin_0506.zip file did contain the wrong program setup (v5.5). I fixed the file, and now the .zip file includes the correct setup. I am sorry for this problem. Regards Stefano
requirement: medium knowledge of C/C++ or similar languages under MS Windows. One of the problem of writing a problem are the coding errors. There are many types of errors but the worst ones are those that trigger a Chernobyl reactor like effect. Something wrong occurs during the program execution, and instead of dying peacefully, it loses any control multiplying the magnitude of the event. Although … Continue reading About Letting Your Program Die in Peace
updated 15/05/2018 Introduction The project of today is: Can I use NTFS compression to system drivers repository? It seems the ideal target to be compressed since it’s rarely used and it can consume 1 or more Gb of your system partition. The first problem is that we can’t use Windows File Explorer to compress it because we don’t have the correct access rights. The second … Continue reading HOWTO compress Windows OEM Drivers Repository
I appears I have uploaded the wrong .zip file (about v184.108.40.206). I fixed it. To get the new one, you only have to download it again (ie the URL isn’t changed). I am quite sorry for the inconvenience.