Upload problem with Backblaze on 64 bit computer (Intel Apollo Lake?) FINALLY FIXED, AFTER 18 MONTHS!!

This post relates to the following articles, which contains an overview of the issue and the workaround rewster.uk developed to resolve the issue: https://rewster.uk/2017/12/31/upload-problem-with-backblaze-on-64-bit-computer-possible-workaround/ and https://rewster.uk/2018/12/19/backblaze-workaround-update-backblazeworkaround-exe-and-scheduled-check/ GREAT NEWS, I received the following email on the 9 Jul: My name is Christopher and I am one of the senior support agents here at Backblaze. Our engineering … Continue reading Upload problem with Backblaze on 64 bit computer (Intel Apollo Lake?) FINALLY FIXED, AFTER 18 MONTHS!!

FLAC to OPUS – Convert a folder of FLAC Lossless music to OPUS compressed versions and keep them in sync.

I have a large collection of FLAC losslessly encoded music (CD and Hi-Res) on my home server, this is great when listening at home, but I want to listen on my phone offline and when traveling, I use Foobar2000 for this purpose. I have a 256GB MicroSD card in my phone, so I looked at … Continue reading FLAC to OPUS – Convert a folder of FLAC Lossless music to OPUS compressed versions and keep them in sync.

Backblaze Workaround Update – BackblazeWorkaround.exe and scheduled check

** This is now fixed, see https://rewster.uk/2019/07/10/upload-problem-with-backblaze-on-64-bit-computer-intel-apollo-lake-finally-fixed-after-18-months/ ** There is an update to the BackBlaze Workaround article, with updated executable instead of the batch script: Upload problem with Backblaze on 64 bit computer (Intel Apollo Lake?) (possible workaround). BackblazeWorkaround.exe Changelog: 1.4 Fix for closing the service, and resolved issue when copying the bztransmit files. Double … Continue reading Backblaze Workaround Update – BackblazeWorkaround.exe and scheduled check

Windows 10 1809 (October 2018) Update – Switches edition from Pro to Enterprise

After one of my computers updated to 1809 (Oct 2018) the Windows 10 edition was changed from Professional to Enterprise, this left the computers license unactivated. To fix this issue click the 'Change Product Key' and paste the following Microsoft Generic/Dummy Windows 10 Professional key: VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T This will switch the edition back to Professional and … Continue reading Windows 10 1809 (October 2018) Update – Switches edition from Pro to Enterprise

TP-Link Smartplug/Smartbulb Control for Windows

Just finished the basic version 1.0 of TP-Link Smartplug/Smartbulb control for Windows, still working on it, so follow my blog and check back here for new versions. These are standalone executables, no extra DLL files are required. If you have any issues please let me know in the comments below. Instructions GUI On the settings tab add … Continue reading TP-Link Smartplug/Smartbulb Control for Windows