April 14, 2023 | 13:53

Pain Management

Today, shortly before weekend, I felt that pain again when seeing a PowerShell script. Somebody has literally raped the System.IO.DirectoryInfo across several pages and eternalised himself beyond anything related to aesthetics, technology or rationality. The aim of the script was to zip all the subdirectories of given folder one by one and push them to another drive with an ISO 8601-compliant timestamp prefix. Read more

April 12, 2023 | 06:50

At My Service

Crashed services of a business software are inconvenient. If they occur more than once, it becomes annoying. If there is also a software supplier who is unwilling or unable to solve the problem, it gets complicated. A quick and pragmatic solution was needed shortly before the Easter holidays. Read more

June 26, 2021 | 23:50

Windows 11

Even measured by Microsoft’s own standards, the half-life of promises is astonishing. Since 2015 it has been said that Windows no longer follows the classic licensing and version scheme. Windows 10 is the “last Windows”1. Six years later, everything has changed. That roughly corresponds to the lifespan of a PC office desktop. Read more

August 25, 2020 | 08:00

Windows is broken by design

Feedbacks to my recently written blog “Working in Homeoffice Part I”: No Tomas, you can’t say you believe Windows is broken by design, bashing everybody up in the face. or: It’s not that simple getting privileges on windows computers. Well, how to put it right? Perhaps by explaining how easy and quickly you can become an administrator on Windows 7 or Windows 2008R2 server? Read more

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