Installing .net 3.5 on an offline Windows 2016 Server

So, installing .net 3.5 on a window server is not really that hard and normally you just need to run the command Add-WindowsFeature NET-Framework-Core -Source d:\sources\sxs, but recently I had a few machines where this simply failed with error code 0x800f0922 or other vague error code. Looking up these errors provided me with more than enough results in DuckDuckGo, but unfortunately none of them provided a solutions. In a few cases I even ended up with reinstalling the OS. And that was also the only lead I had. Clean installed machines didn’t had this issue, but machines that already received updates had the issue. Hmm…

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Quick fix Microsoft Optical Mouse 200

The Microsoft Optical Mouse 200 is a simple and cheap mouse, perfect for offices, but sometimes they break quite fast due to a stupid design flaw. It’s not the first time that somebody brought in there “broken” mouse because the LED inside the mouse moved a little bit. I think about 10% of the mouse‚Äôs getting affected by this problem after a while. Fortunately a fix only takes a few minutes.
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Installing a SSD in a Mac Pro using a drill

A few months ago I ordered a Mac Pro for one of our people in the company. Because Apple only delivers SSD with Multi Level Cells, we decited to ordered a 1TB HDD with the Mac Pro and a separated 32GB SSD with Single Level Cells to install into the Mac Pro after it arrived,
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How To Solve Incorrect Language Preferences

I work for a Belgium company with allot of international employees and therefore all our windows installations are English. But a few application refuse to accept the language preference in Windows and still give you a different language, in my case Dutch. Continue reading “How To Solve Incorrect Language Preferences”