Category Archives: System Management

Autonomous Driving Is A Pipe Dream

We have come a long way since the days of the first DARPA Grand Challenge, now every car manufacturer, technology giant and countless start-ups are creating driverless cars and put them on the road in Nevada, California, Switzerland, Singapore, and, … Continue reading

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GWX off my …

Just in case  

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All I Ever Wanted To Say

… about the current state of the Personal Computer business, Hal Berenson has already said better. What I would like to add is that probably not only consumers will abandon the PC, but enterprises will too, eventually. Already today a … Continue reading

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LSASS deadlock with PGP WDE (10.2.0 MP3 [2317])

Obviously, PGP Whole Disk Encryption is one of the greatest menaces ever let loose on mankind. Not only will it give SSDs a special “burn over” (you wanted “Whole Disk”, so shut up) and slows them down to a USB 1.1 crawl, … Continue reading

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The INSTALLSHAREDWOWDIR command line value is not valid.

I should rename this space to “Mutterings on Software Engineering”. Here comes another one. Yeah, I know. Apparently it is the INSTALLSHAREDDIR value that is not valid. What a great coincidence that I can’t change it. Web Platform Installer to … Continue reading

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Got shims?

Get out of that metal shop and head over to! Download details: Managing Shims in an Enterprise Another take on something I’d like to call “virtualization” for the purpose of application compatibility. Together with Windows XP Mode, it looks … Continue reading

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