Override bitlocker PIN entry during reboot

One of my machines has bitlocker enabed but doesn’t have a TPM chip. This translates into an annoying but secure PIN or password entry every time a reboot is required. This is okay when I’m near the computer but sometimes I have to reboot while being remote. WARNING: this might leave your computer vulnerable. You’re…


Debugging startup crash of a universal app

You’ll need a few tools: NP Profiler Make sure to select the Store App version of NP http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35370 WinDbg If you have the Windows Developer Kit, you already have it https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/hh852365 SOSEX This is an extension to analyze managed stacks in WinDbg http://www.stevestechspot.com/   Start the NP profiler and select your app. Select “Run under…

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MVP Stream (in Spanish)

Matías Quaranta, an MVP from Argentina, created this amazing tool that aggregates blog content from a multitude of Spanish-speaking MVPs from Latin America and Spain. http://mvpstream.azurewebsites.net/ Highly recommended resource for Spanish-speaking developers. Make sure you follow @mvpstreams on twitter too!