How to reset a Sony Bravia Android TV

Since the website does not mention it clearly: Turn it off. Remove the power Hold Volume Down and Power on the right side of the device. (not on the remote) Turn the power back on while holding the buttons. Watch if the notification LED turns green. Let go of the buttons.

How to make TeamViewer Portable save your settings.

So the TeamViewer team decided to not save settings directly to the .ini file that is processed during start up, causing all your settings to reset to default every time you launch the app. Workaround is as follows: Start TeamViewer Portable Configure everything to your liking Go to Extras > Options > Advanced > Show Advanced Options Scroll all the …

Don’t replace owner/group when uploading files with WinSCP

WinSCP by default uses temporary file names for files above a certain size, when uploading to a server. This makes you lose permissions and user/group settings on files you upload and chose to replace existing files on the server. You can disable this here by making it not use temporary files. Feedback thread on the official forums: https://winscp.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=45

My thoughts about the Windows Insiders program

Disclaimer: Every single number I state in this post is pure guesswork. Every time I have to read a “the insiders want more builds” thread on Twitter I just have to shake my head and wonder why Microsoft keeps doing the Windows Insider program the way they are doing it now, instead of the far better version they have on …

Adding a Let’s Encrypt cert to a Synology NAS

1. Forward 80 and 443 to 80 and 443 on your router 2. Install the Synology WebStation package 3. Turn off Automatically redirect HTTP connections to HTTPS  in the DSM Control Panel –> Network –> DSM Settings. 4. Start the WebStation package 5. Create a Virtual Host with your DynDNS domain name as host 6. Ensure the backend server and …

Fixing Windows 10 Component Store Corruption after Creator’s Update

Prerequisites: Run dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth If it completes fine :goto end If it fails with Error: 0x800f081f The source files could not be found. open C:WindowslogsCBScbs.log. If it mentions Microsoft-Windows-TestRoot-and-FlightSigning-Package, then this guide is for you. There are two ways to fix this problem, one is sledgehammer and just delete the package and remove the registration of it from …

Dear Skype: Please revert the new group name and topic behaviour

So for most of Skype’s existence, a Skype group had a group name and a group topic that could be changed individually of each other. With the later versions (it started after 6.21) this was changed so now groups only have one option: “Rename group”, which actually does not rename the group locally you, yet changes the topic of the …