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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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.