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unexpected error exception from hresult 0x81030137

While running Windows Phone 8.1 on simulator got this error when changing configuration: unexpected error exception from hresult 0x81030137 Fixed it by removing the app on the simulator and ran it again from visual studio. To remove hold down the lauch icon on the mobile, then you’ll get a menu to uninstall it.

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Running Windows Phone 8 emulator on MacBook Air

The setup: MacBook Air mid-2013, 4gb ram. Running Windows 8.1 in Parallels Desktop 9 and Visual Studio Premium 2013 with Windows Phone 8 plugin. Enabled the Hyper-V in Windows Features. When running the Windows Phone 8 emulator the following error message came: Windows Phone Emulator The Windows Phone Emulator wasn’t able to ensure the virtual […]

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Synology Not Able To Upload File

Had this problem where Synology Diskstation did not allow to upload a file from the File Station. When pressing the upload button nothing happened. Same in all major browsers. It turned out Java needed to be updated and it apparently wasn’t allowed to run the upload procedure before the update was applied. So make sure […]

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Windows 8.1 Go To The Desktop Instead of Start

In Windows 8.1 you can change the default launch screen, so you don’t have to start in the (Metro) Modern UI Start Screen anymore. Start your Windows 8.1, login and go to the desktop, rightclick on the Task Bar (The big blue line) and select Properties. It’ll open the “Taskbar and Navigation properties”, select the […]

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Windows Phone Developement No Emulator

Visual Studio didn’t have the option to select the Windows Phone emulator, this happened after doing a repair of the Windows Phone SDK 8.0 – ENU. It only had the “Attach…” a process to it. The issue here was that the hyper-V wasn’t enable/installed. By right clicking your windows phone project try to deploy the […]

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Graphics Error Click To Retry Creating D3d Device

Trying to start Diablo 3 gave this error: “graphics error click to retry creating d3d device” Now, there have been several options and solutions depending on what causes the error. Have a look here for the varies solutions: http://us.battle.net/d3/en/forum/topic/5968136916 In this case changing resolution, DisplayModeWindowMode or other options in D3Prefs.txt didn’t work. What worked was: Right click on […]

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Git tf Path Already Mapped

Running with Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server with different projects in the DefaultCollection. Using the great tool called Git-TF http://gittf.codeplex.com/ you can pull and work with git while still having tfs as your default vcs. E.g. Xcode can’t connect to tfs so pulling to a git and running your Xcode project from the git repository you […]

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Netflix US Content Outside Of The US

There are many ways to watch Netflix unblock, hidemyass, Tunnelbear and more. You can however watch US Netflix without paying and alter your DNS. The only downside is that you have to use your PC to watch the US content since this solution is an extension for your browser. You don’t have to create US […]

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Xamarin Application Could Not Be Started

Encounter this error today while using Xamarin. The application could not be started. Ensure that the application has been installed to the target device and has a launchable activity (MainLauncher = true). Additionally, check Build -> Configuration Manager to ensure this project is set to Deploy for this configuration.   The setup was as follow: Using […]

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VirtualBox Log Files Location

VirtualBox log files is one of the great tools to diagnose an issue in your VirtualBox. It will always create a log file which reflects the lifecycle of your virtual machine. VirtualBox log files is located in user/per-vm directory. Depending on the OS: On Windows, %HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%\.VirtualBox\Machines\\Logs E.g. C:\Documents and Settings\Username\.VirtualBox\Machines\\Logs\vbox. log On Mac OS X, this […]