iCUE shutdown/reboot bug on Windows 10 – The memory could not be read

With Corsair’s iCUE (latest version) on my Windows 10 (all updates installed) I got an error dialogue on every shutdown/reboot from iCUE. It was something like the following: The instruction at 0x000000005FC4030B reference memory at 0x000000003ED0860. The memory could not be read. Taken from the Corsair forum this especially effects systems with ASUS soundcards. I …

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Windows ln style softlinks with mklink

You can use softlinks (linux: ln -s source target) under windows. The example mklink /D jdk11 jdk- will create a softlink with name jdk11 to folder jdk- in the same directory.

Create .zip for every folder of a directory under Windows 10

Open a terminal and cd to the directory with the folders. Then run the following command: for /f “tokens=* usebackq” %G in (dir /b /a:d “%cd%”) do “c:\Program Files\7-Zip\7z.exe” a -r -tzip “” “%~G Make sure you have 7z installed under default installation target. Otherwise it won’t find the 7z.exe.

Start/Stop PostgreSQL under Windows

There is a simple way to start/stop postgresql without any need to open the services dialogue: NET START postgresql-x64-9.3 NET STOP postgresql-x64-9.3 Just replace the version in the statements (you only need major and minor). Just skip the -x64 if you still have a 32bit version.

Normalemail.dotm in Office 2010

My outlook 2010 always wants to save¬†Normalemail.dotm when I close it. To fix this i created a .reg file with the following content and double clicked it: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftOffice14.0WordOptionsWordMail] “ATUserAdded”=dword:00000001 After that the problem was fixed.

Bug in htpasswd.exe

I tried to configure basic authentication under an apache 2.4.4 and could not find out why my password didn’t match. Just got the following line in the log though my password was correct: […] [auth_basic:error] [pid …:tid …] [client ::…] AH01617: user ___: authentication failure for “/asd/”: Password Mismatch, referer: http://localhost/ So I found the …

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