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CSV Files display incorrectly in Excel 2013

Here’s one that caught me …. opening a CSV file in Excel 2013 all the comma separated fields were crammed in column 1 instead of being separated into columns as if the separator was not being recognised … the same … Continue reading

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Connecting to Azure with Powershell through an Authenticated Proxy

At my place of work all internet traffic is funneled through an Ironport authenticated proxy.   If you need to connect to Azure with Powershell through an authenticated proxy (e.g. Ironport) then you need to supply credentials for the proxy … Continue reading

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Powershell Variables and the Underscore character

Well you learn something new every day … The underscore character _ is a valid character in a variable name in Powershell. You will find this out if you try and concatenate two variables separated by an _ to make a … Continue reading

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Getting the Touch Screen to work under Windows 10 on the Pendo Pad 7

Following on from managing to get Windows 10 installed on the Pendo Pad 7 I now need to get the Touch screen working. I went looking all over the web for some drivers that might be remotely compatible but only … Continue reading

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Windows 10 on the Pendo Pad 7 Windows Tablet

After a number of challenging issues with the Pendo Pad 7 Tablet with its original Windows 8 (Std, non-Pro), the worst being the instability of WiFi connectivity, I thought that I’d try and upgrade the Pendo Pad to the recently … Continue reading

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Pendo Pad 7 Windows Tablet Review

Earlier this year I did an experimental purchase of a Pendo Pad 7” Windows Tablet from Australia Post for $99.  The Pendo Pad 7 came with a one year Office365 subscription which in itself retails for at least $89 so … Continue reading

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Can’t see Cursor in Windows Azure Powershell Window

Lots of people seem to be having this issue, from a far back as 2012 to even now in Jan 2015. You can install the Windows Azure Powershell Command Line tools but when you open the Azure Powershell command window … Continue reading

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