Monthly Archives: June 2007

Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x80070643: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 (KB 921896)

Those dreaded Tuesdays. Patchday. Can’t avoid them forever. Must. Install. Reboot. Hope. Bang: Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Bang: SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 Bang: Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 (because SQL Server Business Intelligence Studio really … Continue reading

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A quick update on Windows Vista and the Technotrend TT-budget C-1500 DVB-C PCI TV-Tuner

Although there is a driver (BETA update from May, 15th 2007) available, the story is still unfinished.   It will install. But there’s nothing you can do with it. This BDA-driver is BETA and doesn’t play with Windows Media Center. … Continue reading

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A quick update on removing Asus aaCenter

A while ago I was troubled by a tool that was installed with the software for my Asus P5B-E motherboard: aaCenter did show up in the task switch window because it had just it’s desastrous "ASUS ACPI Cneter"[sic] main window … Continue reading

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Renaming files using Powershell

Recently, I unpacked somebody’s installer. I know, it might be borderline with the license, but I just wanted to take a peek. It’s a redistributable package which is distributed with a development environment so it can be incorporated into an … Continue reading

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Windows Live Writer causes svchost to run at 100%

I wanted to write something interesting, really. But the state of today’s ubiquitous beta software is just that: beta. So I write about that.   My favorite blog writing tool, Windows Live Writer 1.0.1 (6), has been updated to a … Continue reading

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