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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Comodo Individual Code Signing – UK Issues

Programmers out there will understand the importance of code signing, to the end user, it stops the yellow untrusted publisher window from appearing when running software, and shows the executable has not been tampered with. All the utilities on this site are Code Signed, for the last 2 years they were signed by Thawte but they no […]

IdleComputer V2.1

See original article for full description Force NAS Computer to Sleep when idle This version makes it more suited to NAS only use (with ‘Ignore Keyboard and Mouse’ on) and a work computer with the setting off.  This will probably be the final version unless there are feature requests. As the monitored IP could change by DHCP, it […]

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