To enable Java 7 Update tab in Java Control Panel go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\ and create a shortcut to javacpl.exe on the Desktop.
Edit the shortcut, and add to target : -tab update
Sep 19 2014
Because HP is now requesting money for some of their software and updates, i had to use a live Ubuntu 14.04 x64 disc in order to upgrade the firmware for HP P420 SAS Controller. I needed to try this update because on my HP ML310e Gen8 v2 servers (i have two), the controller is not initalised at cold boot. The problem is described here.
Jul 22 2014
I’ve noticed that my Lenovo E440 laptop was slow.
Apr 16 2014
If you have an Windows XP with Microsoft Security Essentials Antivirus installed or Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection, and your PC is hanging / freezing at the login screen, then the cause is an update that makes it to crash.
Also systems with Windows Server 2003 seem to be affected.
Definitions version for Microsoft Essentials / Forefront Endpoint Protection is 22.214.171.124.
Apr 01 2014
I received a Seagate Exapansion 2TB USB 3.0 external drive to backup some files on it. The problem is that i get random disconnects during file transfers.
I am trying to copy a large file of 280GB, but the drive disconnects and immediately it’s detected again by Windows after 5-10 minutes of copying. Continue reading