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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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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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Hyper-V New-VM and Remove-VM Powershell cmdlets require Administrator privileges

If you want to script the creation of a new VM in Windows 2012 Hyper-V (and possibly Azure) using the New-VM cmdlet you have to run a Powershell session with elevated privileges (Run as Administrator) in order for the command … Continue reading

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