Author Archives: HeatfanJohn

iTunes web site and Google Chrome on Microsoft Windows – Part II

Ok, my first attempt (see my previous post on this) at this was a little “programmy” and “hacky“. It also appears that Apple changed the itmsCheck.js JavaScript code and no longer set the iTunesPresent cookie as they did before. Apple still doesn’t recognize Google Chrome as one of the browsers or platforms on which they […]

Using WinDBG to troubleshoot Windows BugCheck 9F – DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.Loading Dump File [C:WindowsMEMORY.DMP] Kernel Summary Dump File: Only kernel address space is available Symbol search path is: SRV*c:websymbols* Executable search path is: Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista Kernel Version 6002 (Service Pack 2) MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible Product: WinNt, suite: […]

This blog is carbon neutral

“My blog is carbon neutral” is an initiative started in Germany by the “Make it Green!” program. By creating this post about the initiative and emailing them the link to this post, they will plant one tree in the Plumas National Forest in California. The text below was copied from planet green, a Discovery Company […]

No AT&T uVerse for you today!!!

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 was supposed to be the big day for AT&T to install their new uVerse service in my home. Well sadly, as the “Soup Nazi” on Seinfeld would say, “No soup for you!!!”. For me is was AT&T saying “No uVerse for you” … at least not today, we’ll try again next […]

University of Miami Computer Room Nostalgia

This is a picture of Joey Vossen and Barry Miller (two of the best programmers that I know – Barry wrote a standalone bootable operating system for the 1106 that played Mozart through the system’s maintenance speaker and Joey wrote a program that transparently removed deleted items from every program file on the system) in […]