Solution: Windows 10 upgrade: “Couldn’t update the system reserved partition”

Problem When trying to update my Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit to Windows 10 the other day using Windows Update I got this error “Something went wrong” and “We couldn’t update the system reserved partition”. After some searching it seems this is related to not enough disk space on update partition, needs to be 50MB… Continue reading Solution: Windows 10 upgrade: “Couldn’t update the system reserved partition”

BOINC error when adding World Community Grid project

I just downloaded the latest version of BOINC, 7.4.27 for Windows 64-bit. When trying to Add Project and select World Community Grid, enter my username and password I get this error: Failed to add project Messages from server: missing or bad parameter: email_addr Workaround This seems to be a regression bug from way back. For some reason the… Continue reading BOINC error when adding World Community Grid project

Yes SSD does work!

Just wanted to share this, probably old news to most of you out there, but: SSD actually does work! I just installed an SSD (Solid State Drive) in my four year old (!) laptop and it is now lightning fast! My laptop is an Acer Aspire 5741G with 4GB memory running Windows 7 64-bit. I… Continue reading Yes SSD does work!

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Solution: Bootstrap glyphicons-halflings-regular.woff 404 not found

I’m testing out Bootstrap 3.1.1 by redoing the design of a very old site of mine, running on Php 5.3 on a Windows 2008/IIS 7 server. The new version of the site has been slow at loading the icons (wich are a Glyphicons web font) for buttons and when I check the Javascript console in Chrome… Continue reading Solution: Bootstrap glyphicons-halflings-regular.woff 404 not found

Troubleshoot email delivery in Exchange on Microsoft Online

I had a problem the other day where I noticed that of all the emails I sent to the same recipient outside my orgianization, some were delivered and some were not. They were not in Junk mail and I did not receive any non-delivery reports. I find the Microsoft Online user interface to be a… Continue reading Troubleshoot email delivery in Exchange on Microsoft Online

Barack Obama Presidential Motorcade in Stockholm, Sweden

This is a little off topic… The other day (September 4, 2013) US Preisdent Barack Obama made a state visit to my hometown of Stockholm, Sweden. On my way walking to a meeting I got stuck and watched the presidential motorcade on it’s way from the airport to the president’s hotel. So how could I… Continue reading Barack Obama Presidential Motorcade in Stockholm, Sweden