Fix: Clipboard is not working + Restart-Process with PowerShell

Sometimes it happens that the clipboard stops working. The routine of copy and paste we all rely on so many times a day suddenly refuses to do its job. The reason this happens is usually an application blocking the keyboard, making it impossible for other applications to get access to the clipboard. In order to … Continue reading Fix: Clipboard is not working + Restart-Process with PowerShell

Fix: Chrome won’t start or taking a long time to start

Two simple, yet not intuitive solutions to solve two quite annoying Chrome problems (worked for me on Windows 10 and Windows 8). 1. Chrome browser refuses to launch Solution: Reset the winsock catalog (see https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/811259 and https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753591%28v=ws.10%29.aspx for more details).: Open an elevated command prompt (see here) Type: netsh winsock reset and hit Enter Restart … Continue reading Fix: Chrome won’t start or taking a long time to start

Retrieve UninstallStrings to fix installer issues

Recently I have encountered several installer related issues on my machine. Most of them seemed to be caused by insufficient privileges. This kind of issue can be usually fixed by running the installer "As Administrator". In case the issue is in relation to an already installed software packet, it's sometimes not so easy to locate … Continue reading Retrieve UninstallStrings to fix installer issues

Use PowerShell to set Exchange Out of Office status from any PC

I'm sure this has also happened already several times to you. You finish up your work to start into your well deserved holidays and only after you arrive at home do you realize that you forgot about to set your "Out of Office" status (considering that you actually do that). Usually, this would mean that … Continue reading Use PowerShell to set Exchange Out of Office status from any PC