Fixed – Monitor taking too long to show display


Was using a BenQ GW280T monitor, which I had bought 10 years back around December of 2011. AT the time of writing it is almost 10 years for it. The monitor had been working flawlessly till last month., when it suddenly started taking around 2-3 minutes to show the display. The main power button’s light will flicker on and off till then. 2-3 minutes continued for the next 10 days or so and then then the duration increased to and then approximately around 10 minutes for some 15-20 days.

However, right now, it has started taking around 4-5 hours, directly from 10 minutes.
https://www.techspot.com/community/topics/monitor-taking-minutes-to-start-is-it-dying-fixable.205974/

Took it to the nearest repair shop, who mentioned that the issue was because of the failure of the capacitor. The repair took 1000 rupees (approx 14 USD) and the Monitor was up and running again. So if you are also facing the similar issue, better get it repaired instead of buying a new one.

Hope it helps..

 

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Fixed – Copy Paste not working in Remote Desktop Connection – Windows 10


Copy and Paste which was working as usual suddenly stopped working one fine day.

Other common Windows issue –RDP not saving credentials 

https://nishantrana.me/2018/10/28/fixed-windows-10-remote-desktop-rdp-not-saving-credentials/

Had the following setting enabled

Restarted the following process on the remote machine, but that also didn’t help.

 

Finally updating the following setting on the remote machine helped fix the issue

Go to command prompt – open Local Group Policy Editor

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Navigate to: Computer Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ Windows Components \ Remote Desktop Services \ Remote Desktop Session Hosts \ Device and Resource Redirection \ Do not allow clipboard redirection

Although it was not configured so it should not have affected the setting, however explicitly set is as Disabled.

Restart the remote server. This fixed the issue. (do the same for the client machine as well if that doesn’t work).

Hope it helps..

 

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“The application requires one of the following versions of the .NET Framework” or “.NET Framework 4.7.1 or later is already installed this computer” error while running application


While trying to run an application we were getting the below message

It was taking us to Microsoft Download site for downloading the framework.

We downloaded the 4.7.1 Framework but while trying to install it we got the below message that said the framework or a later update is already installed on this computer.

Tried uninstalling all the .NET Framework version installed including 4.7.

That also didn’t work.

Few of the forums talk about making changes in the registry, that also didn’t help.

Eventually we commented the supportedRuntime element in the configuration file of the application to get through this issue.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/framework/configure-apps/file-schema/startup/supportedruntime-element

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/21566528/what-happens-if-i-remove-the-auto-added-supportedruntime-element

Hope it helps..

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Fixed – Wi-Fi Network not showing up in Windows 10


[Update – 6th June 2018]

Finally working now –

Tried starting all the network and update related services randomly in Windows Services (Run –> Services.msc).

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Here are the list of services running in my machine

Try starting them and see if it works for you .

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GD1HG4S5goMod8u4GgbcvORIeC7Z3VXi/view?usp=sharing

[Update – 2nd June 2018 – Still can’t see the wifi network, have tried all the option. I think will have to format it. Meanwhile using the below approach]

Few days back I saw that my Lenovo (Windows 10 ) laptop was not showing any WIFI networks.

I tried everything that was suggested out there i.e. update drivers, configuring WLAN Auto Config, Auto Discovery On etc. etc. (except the last resort of formatting the operating system) but none worked.

Interestingly it was showing all the available networks on the lock screen, through which I was finally able to connect.

The other option that could help is, from the command prompt delete the existing profile using the below command

netsh wlan delete profile name=”WifiName”

and create a new wifi connection manually and start it automatically.

I think some of the Windows updates might be the reason for this issue, so still waiting for a newer update that might fix it. Till then at least I have the above workaround.

Hope it helps.

Annual Report – 2016 in Blogging– “Nishant Rana’s Weblog”


As there will be no Year in Review Annual Report for the wordpress blog this year I have created the report myself, following the same pattern used by wordpress.

 

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The blog was viewed about 206,021 times in 2016 with 145,939 visitors.

 

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Below were the top posts in 2016.

 

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