Category: Software

Chrome keeps crashing on startup

This morning, when I turn on my PC, I saw the alert message window of Google Chrome. Problem signature: Problem Event Name:    BEX Application Name:    chrome.exe Application Version:    45.0.2454.85 Application Timestamp:    55df881b Fault Module Name:    guard32.dll Fault Module Version: Fault Module Timestamp:    55c148a3 Exception Offset:    000269c9 Exception Code:    c0000409 Exception Data:    00000000 OS Version:  

Small update of Nexus 7

My Nexus 7 got another update again, when I am back home. It is said, “This software update will upgrade your Nexus 7 to improve stability, increase security, and ifx bugs. Downloading updates over a mobile network or while roaming may cause additional charges. Update size:10.3MB.”   After installation and restarting. The system Android version

Piwik upgrade to 2.14.3 from 2.14.0

Upgrade my installation of Piwik from 2.14.0 mto 2.14.3 directly. These are all minor release. Fixing bugs, adding small improvements.   Piwik has self-hosted program and cloud program. If you want, you can download the self-host program and install it on your own server, all free. Or, you can pay to get

Upgrade Piwik to v2.14.0

Piwik announce the new release of its Analytics software to latest 2.14.0. It is a major release. and This release is rated critical. There are more than 130 tickets closed and a lot of changes or improvement on it. In this release we have focused on improving the usability and design of Piwik. Several screens

Upgrade to Calibre 2.31

Just upgrade my installation of Calibre to version  2.31, 64bit. New Features of v2.31 E-book viewer: Make the search engine used for searching for selected text configurable (in the Miscellaneous section of the viewer preferences) New Features of v2.30 An option to auto-convert a book on adding even if it is already in the output

Windows 10 Update

Here is a new icon in the notification area of my Windows 7. The white four grids window icon. Double click it and I saw the pop up window as below. It asked user to agree to Reserve your free upgrade.  Of course agree it.  Before click the button, let me check the details of

Upgrade to Calibre 2.29

It is a long time since I update my Calibre to 2.20. Let me see what is new features of it. The installation file is almost 67M now for 64bit. New Features of v 2.29 Allow opening the full Tag Editor dialog directly from the book list by holding down the Shift key while starting

How to make a bootable USB drive

Yesterday, I serched the tool to make a bootableUSB drive with DOS command. Rufus tool is one of the choice. I download the tool. It is only 788KB.  Just click it and run on the Windows 7.   Look at the screenshot above. I plug in a 2GB USB drive. Then choose the bootable option,