Category Archive: Microsoft

February 1, 2013

Playing with RunDll32.exe

Windows has a lot of nice functions that are seldom used since they are hard to find. You can find a whole lot just by searching the net for “RunDll32.exe tweaks“. Here’s a  good one I have found. Display passwords … Continue reading

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December 1, 2012

Windows 8 tiles not working

This week I ran into some problems with my tiles. They stopped working when I clicked on them and they didn’t trigger any toasts when I got a mail or something. I did some searching on the web to see … Continue reading

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November 29, 2012

Memory Stick Controller not recognized (ACPI\SNY5001\4&2948b322&0)

The drivers for the Ricoh 1394 OHCI Compliant Controller were also missing, since they were not installed by Windows 8 or Vaio Care (for windows 7). I found the drivers at Lenovos Website. You can download the 8axw02ww.exe from their … Continue reading

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November 29, 2012

Base System Device (Missing driver)

If you run into this problem when installing Windows 8 on your VAIO… Download this file  SODFEP-00270203-0082.EXE to solve the problem. …more.

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November 28, 2012

Messing with Windows 8 and Sony Vaio

When I installed Windows 8 on my Sony Vaio  VPCF13M1E I selected to format the whole drive (though not removing the recovery partition). Mostly because I wanted a clean windows without all the extra apps added by Sony (I hate … Continue reading

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September 29, 2011

Got Mango.

As it turned out, I didn’t need to wait a couple of weeks. The old trick to speed up delivery of NoDo worked fine this time too. It took about an hour to backup and install the new patches, but … Continue reading

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September 27, 2011

Finally Mango!

Well, nothing happerned the 1st of September, and nothing happened the 15th and nothing really happened on the 25th. But now.. finally things are happening. Microsoft updated the “Where’s my phone update?” page and it looks like the update is … Continue reading

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September 12, 2011

The 15th

It looks like Mango is coming on the 15th… Awesome… Let’s hope they release it to the world on the 15th and not only to the US. Maybe now the appmarket will be open for Sweden as well.. I look … Continue reading

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