I’d created a number of Zwift workouts and wanted an easy way to make sure they were automatically backed up by having the folder within Dropbox. Turns out this is really easy. Firstly MOVE the whole Workouts directory in Zwift to Dropbox and then from an admin command prompt simply use this command: mklink /J […]
My previous method stopped working with Windows 10, fortunately I found another workaround on the Microsoft Forums as follows: It looks like the OneDrive client in the RTM version of Windows 10 does not allow syncing OneDrive to an SD card via the empty NTFS folder method if there isn’t enough free space on the […]
I just came across this great utility for Mac and Windows which allows you to export your iTunes playlists and optionally copy music over to a USB stick to then play in a BMW. Just tested and works fine! http://www.ericdaugherty.com/dev/itunesexport/
I just got a HP Pavilion x2 and wanted to install the Windows 10 32 bit technical preview. Everywhere I searched said I could only UEFI boot a 64 bit OS. So I tried a different partition option in Rufus and I am pleased to say it worked. The secret is to use the MBR […]
I’ve been moving files over to Skydrive which appears to be working fine, then I’ve had all these notices about Microsoft Upload centre failing. Seems to me that two apps were trying to do one job and getting in each others way. So I’ve disabled the upload centre. Simply by right clicking the skydrive icon […]
I just installed Windows 8 onto my HP Folio 13 and one unknown driver. After some trial and error I narrowed it down to the Intel Smart Connect Technology Driver. I downloaded the driver from here. Attached picture of the device properties of the unknown driver prior to me installing this new driver.
I’ve now managed to get Dropbox syncing to the SD card on my HP Elitepad, following the same instructions I used for SkyDrive, namely: Format the MicroSD card as NTFS (otherwise this method will not work). Create a Folder C:Data Create a mount point for the MicroSD drive as C:Data on the fixed drive. Install Dropbox Desktop and […]
So I just got my HP Elitepad, I wanted to sync my documents using Skydrive to an SD card. At first Skydrive wouldn’t let me do this, fortunately I came across an article here, with some simple steps: Format the MicroSD card as NTFS (otherwise this method will not work). Create a D:Skydrive folder on the MicroSD. […]
I wasn’t able to see my Mac network share from Windows 7 and the single edit to the security policy that worked for Vista, didn’t work for Windows 7. It turns out a second step was needed, as detailed below: Start>secpol.msc [enter] Click on “Local Policies” –> “Security Options” Navigate to the policy “Network Security: […]
I came across this useful article on the apple support site. This explains how to prevent Mac OS creating .DS_Store files onto network shared drivers, like Windows Home Server (which I use).