The system could not sucessfully load the crash dump driver.

Symptoms: Cannot hibernate. Whenever you try to hibernate, PC screen goes black and stays on login screen. A check in event viewer, you see this… Solution: Under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\CrashControl ensure DumpFilters key is empty. Under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class{71a27cdd-812a-11d0-bec7-08002be2092f}…

How to renew Spotify API access token

There’s the official way of requesting an API token, and then there’s this method. There’s two endpoint in which you can access Spotify’s resources. There’s the typical HTML generating one (open.spotify.com) and a REST API…

Arduino arithmetic quirk

You’d expect bigvalue to hold 16000 right? No. Apparently arithmetic operation are done using the data type of the operand. So if you do any arithmetic operation (+-*/) that exceeds what the operand data type can hold, for example integer {+32767,-32768} you’d…

Deezer vs. Spotify

In terms of Web Player Deezer: Fast and responsive Spotify: Slow, loads and skips queues. In terms of smartphone app (on Windows Phone) Deezer: Piece of shit, loading forever. Spotify: Light and intuitive In terms…