Tag Archive: Operating system

Nov 07

Error deleting VHD: There is currently a lease on the Blob and no lease ID was specified in the request

Error deleting VHD: There is currently a lease on the Blob and no lease ID was specified in the request If you encounter with this error while trying to delete a storage account most probably it is because you created a Windows Azure Virtual Machine and removed it. In my case I was deleting a …

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Apr 18

Why does my Mac OSX say “update needed” on every boot?

Why does my Mac OSX say “update needed” on every boot? If you recently reinstalled your Mac with OS X you might notice that every time you reboot when you try to login instead of showing the username of the first user account created it shows an icon with the text “Update Needed”. You can of …

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Dec 26

Windows Server 2012 Powershell commandlets

Windows Server 2012 list of Powershell commandlets & a few common ones With the release of Windows Server 2012 server powershell got a few changes as well. There are some quick start guides available here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30002 that will make most tasks in the command prompt much easier. Below are a few common commandlets that can be useful …

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Jun 22

What are Hard Faults per Second?

As anyone who has taken a look at the Task Manager and then into the Performance Monitor, one of the two key metrics “Hard Faults per Second” is an important one to consider. I´ve never been too familiar with this term so I finally decided to research what it really meant (the name has a connotation that …

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Dec 14

How to: Take a screenshot on a Mac (either to the clipboard or to a file on the desktop)

How to: Take a screenshot on a Mac (either to the clipboard or to a file on the desktop) We all have from time to time the need to share a screenshot of something on the screen. If it is not to show someone else something on our screen it could be to capture information …

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