[Windows 10] VIDEO_SCHEDULER_INTERNAL_ERROR after wake up

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I have installed new Windows 10 on my PC, everything was fine until I decided to put my computer in to a sleep mode. After a while I turn on my computer and got my first BSOD. That was VIDEO_SCHEDULER_INTERNAL_ERROR. After this error, I have tried to update my chipset and video drivers, that didn't work. Then I have disabled Inter Rapid Start Technology in BIOS, result is the same - still BSOD after returning from the sleep mode. Probably this is driver issue, so now I am waiting for a fix from...

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[Fix][Windows 10] ctrl+c / ctrl+v not working in cmd.exe

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After installing Visual Studio 2015 on my fresh Windows 10, I've figured out that ctrl+c \ ctrl+v not working anymore in command prompt (cmd.exe) For some reason, VS has put my cmd.exe in the legacy mode. To fix that: Open cmd.exe Right click on a windows header Go to Properties  Option tab Deselect Use legacy console Close cmd.exe

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[Raspberry Pi 2] Create C# Background Application for Windows 10 IoT Core

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In this article,  we will see how to create simple Web Server for Raspberry Pi 2 running Windows 10 IoT Core. Because it is a Web Server we don't need UI for this application, we can run it in headless mode. Open Visual Studio 2015 RC and create Windows IoT Core Background Application solution. Now we need a web server. This will be simple one. It will always response with "Hello, World!" string. internal class WebServer { private const uint BufferSize = 8192; public void Start() { StreamSocketL...

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[Raspberry Pi 2] Enable Headless Mode on Windows 10 IoT Core

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If you want to run your application as a service (without UI) on Windows 10 IoT Core you first need to switch your device to the headless mode. First, let's connect to your Raspberry Pi 2 with a Power Shell, so then we can execute commands remotely on the device. Run PowerShell as an Administrator Start WinRM service to enable remote connections: net start WinRM Add your Raspberry Pi 2 in a trusted device list: Set-Item WSMan:\localhost\Client\TrustedHosts -Value <IP Address> Disable psrea...

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Raspberry Pi 2 Benchmark. Linux vs Windows

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I have installed Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi 2, then I have created a simple C# application for it. Now, I am curious what is the difference in performance between Windows 10 IoT Core and Raspbian. To test that I will run a simple C# code on both OS. Code I will do a simple calculation in a loop and will run this code in multiple threads. The amount of threads - 4, because Raspberry Pi 2 has 4 cores. This will load CPU up to 100%. I know that I am using different CLRs and different compilators, b...

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Create C# Universal Application for Raspberry Pi 2

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It is time to create our first C# Windows 10 Universal Application for Raspberry Pi 2. You can find LED blinking example in an official documentation, so today we are gonna create weather application. This application will connect to the remote server and get actual weather information based on city and country name, and display this information on a screen. Prepare your computer Download Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition RC Select Custom installation and enable Universal Windows Apps Develop...

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Install Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi 2 from VirtualBox

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Microsoft released Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi 2. Today I have got my board, so it is time to install Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi 2. As described in an official documentation you can install Windows 10 Core on SD card only from a physical machine with Windows 10. But today we will install Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi 2 from VirtualBox. Prepare VirtualBox Install Virtual Box (4.3.28 or newer) Install Virtual Box Extension Pack (from the same link) Download and install Windows 10 Enable USB 2.0 in US...

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[Fixed] Cannot update Windows 10. Error 0x80246017

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When I have tried to update Windows 10 (build 9926) to the latest build, I got following error: "There were some problems installing updates, but we'll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help - (0x80246017)" Solution Open regedit (ctrl + r -> regedit.exe) Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\Applicability Delete ThresholdInternal value Delete ThresholdOptedIn value Set ThresholdRiskLevel  to l...

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Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 9926

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As you know Microsoft released new version of Windows 10. Now you can update your current system to Windows 10 Technical Preview for free. I have installed this version (build 9926) on Virtual Box. Here is a small review: First impression First impression was bad. After installing Windows 10 I want to start internet explorer to check how it works, but I have found out that you cannot search in start menu anymore. What a fuck? I am used to using this operation so much! Whenever I want to start a ...

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[How-To] Get free developer account in the Windows Store \ Windows Phone Store

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Edit: This information is outdated! Recently, Microsoft have introduced new "Dev Center Benefits" program. If you're a serious app development expert, as past of this program you can create developer account in the Windows Store or the Windows Phone Store for free. But then you need to publish application in one of those stores. To get free account you need: Go to Dev Center Benefits Press "join" Sign in with your microsoft account (or create new one) Fill all necessary information. Create  Wind...

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[Review] New features of Windows 10 Technical Preview

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As you can see in my previous post  I have successfully installed Windows 10 Technical Preview on Virtual Box. Now I want to show you new features which were added in Windows 10 Technical Preview. No window borders: Now: Before: New show\hide windows animations Now windows slide from top with fade in effect. New Start menu Taskbar in bottom position: Left: Top: Right: Virtual Desktops You can easily "jump" between virtual desktops by pressing Ctrl + Win + Left\Right arrows You can also run each...

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[How-To] Install Windows 10 Technical Preview

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Hi everybody! Finally! Next version of windows is available for download. This is just Technical Preview, but it already contains a lot of cool features. First of all: Download Windows 10 Technical Preview Because this is technical preview it is not recommended to install this system to your main computer, so for this tutorial we will install windows 10 on virtual box. Install VirtualBox Create new "Windows 8.1 64-bit" VM Mount downloaded ISO as CD drive Start VM We will see almost the same inst...

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