Category Archives: Annoyances

Netflix USA… unblocked again ;

Netflix decided to block lots of dns unblock and vpn services during the first quarter of  2016. They do this very thoroughly. The result is the now famous error message “You seem to be using an unblocker or proxy. Please

Netflix USA… unblocked again ;

Netflix decided to block lots of dns unblock and vpn services during the first quarter of  2016. They do this very thoroughly. The result is the now famous error message “You seem to be using an unblocker or proxy. Please

You deleted the Windows Store App and want it back?

MS made management of Windows Store Apps really hard. If something is even possible, it’s only possible with some ugly PowerShell command. If you somehow deleted the Windows Store App there is no easy way to re-add it. PowerShell command

You deleted the Windows Store App and want it back?

MS made management of Windows Store Apps really hard. If something is even possible, it’s only possible with some ugly PowerShell command. If you somehow deleted the Windows Store App there is no easy way to re-add it. PowerShell command

Digitale gemeente: niveau anno 2015

Er is afgelopen jaren heel wat te doen geweest om de digitale dienstverlening van gemeenten. Het zou de drukke ambtenaren ontlasten en natuurlijk kostenbesparend zijn. De bevolking zou alleen maar voordelen ervaren. Helaas blijkt het niveau van de digitale dienstverlening

Digitale gemeente: niveau anno 2015

Er is afgelopen jaren heel wat te doen geweest om de digitale dienstverlening van gemeenten. Het zou de drukke ambtenaren ontlasten en natuurlijk kostenbesparend zijn. De bevolking zou alleen maar voordelen ervaren. Helaas blijkt het niveau van de digitale dienstverlening

Office 365 slow and unresponsive

[You might also be interested in How to Sync Active Directory to Office 365 or Google Apps] The last couple of weeks the user experience with Outlook in online mode was terrible. Slow and unresponsive… many users complained. Downloading attachments in

Office 365 slow and unresponsive

[You might also be interested in How to Sync Active Directory to Office 365 or Google Apps] The last couple of weeks the user experience with Outlook in online mode was terrible. Slow and unresponsive… many users complained. Downloading attachments in

When will MS deliver a real Visual Basic successor?

Recently the programming language Basic turned 50. Microsoft once created a succesfull Basic dialect as one of their first products in the ’80’s. They supplied it to a number of ‘home computer’ manufacturers so computers had a basic/simple instruction language to let the computer ‘do

When will MS deliver a real Visual Basic successor?

Recently the programming language Basic turned 50. Microsoft once created a succesfull Basic dialect as one of their first products in the ’80’s. They supplied it to a number of ‘home computer’ manufacturers so computers had a basic/simple instruction language to let the computer ‘do

Design flaw: Windows Printers Dialog

Sometimes I just wonder how Microsoft can come up with some UI designs… One example: the Devices and Printers dialog. Most people use this to take a look at installed printers. However, important information is just missing… like location, status and

Design flaw: Windows Printers Dialog

Sometimes I just wonder how Microsoft can come up with some UI designs… One example: the Devices and Printers dialog. Most people use this to take a look at installed printers. However, important information is just missing… like location, status and