Atom Editor: Configure proxy settings

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if you use the new Atom Editor from Github and want to use the integrated installer for packages and themes behind a proxy server you have to configure the .apmrc file.

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Windows: Boot from USB or external device in UEFI or BIOS mode

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when Windows runs in UEFI mode (and also BIOS mode) and you want to boot from an alternate boot device or want boot into safe mode you have to start Windows into the Advanced Startup Options menu.

The graphical way is to open the Charms Menu and Settings
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MSSql: Database cannot be opened. Marked as suspected

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the WSUS DB (MSSQL Express 2005) of a customer won’t start after a hardware failure and bluescreen. Here are the steps which recovers the database back in an usable state.

The SQL Server Instance logs errors like this

"Could not redo log record (183366:6166:54), for transaction ID (0:117029942), on page (1:657511), database 'SUSDB' (database ID 5). Page: LSN = (183267:2976:260), type = 2. Log: OpCode = 2, context 3, PrevPageLSN: (183366:1717:287). Restore from a backup of the database, or repair the database."


in “C:\Windows\SYSMSI\SSEE\MSSQL.2005\MSSQL\LOG\ERRORLOG” and the database is down.

First connect to the DB Instance using a named pipe


c:\> sqlcmd -S np:\\.\pipe\MSSQL$MICROSOFT##SSEE\sql\query

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Windows: Script to uninstall all Hotfixes and Updates

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here is a “oneliner” to uninstall all Windows Update at once. They were deinstalled in order from the highest to the lowest KB Number which increases speed of the remove process(Latest fix first).
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Windows: Apply a local policy for all user expect Administrator Accounts

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this is a very common task 🙂

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