Using custom fonts in C# application revisited

I response to our article Using custom fonts in C# application from March 2016 we had question about loading multiple fonts.  After looking the the previous code I made few changes what makes it simpler and also allows to load more than one font. To see details  about embedding actual font files please see previous article. Used fonts… Read More »

Why your phone/tablet might be charging slow

USB Cable Resistance: Why your phone/tablet might be charging slow Tablets and smartphones are now ubiquitous, and almost universally, they rely on some form of USB connection to provide the power to charge the device. This is, in no doubt, because of a desire to reduce waste and meet EU regulations and has made it… Read More »

Using custom fonts in C# application

Recently I wanted to embed custom fonts in my application. After some googling and mixing the solution is this

Add your font file to project resources : Embed Font   Use the code above and you are ready to go. This solution also works with DevExpress edit components Nice tool to quickly make your font… Read More »

Payday 2 won’t launch on Windows 10 with Intel HD video

I had issus with computer with  HD 4600. On executing Payday 2  it closes immediately without any application window appearing.  For me the solution  was: Download d3d9.dll from one of links: (Same file as above just unzipped) (Same file as above just unzipped) Download the file from one of the links above… Read More »

Windows 10 – how to change a drive letter

Use the following steps to change the letter used to identify a drive or a partition: Right click on the Start menu . Select Disk Management. Right-click on the drive letter you want to change and click Change Drive Letter and Paths. Click Change… Use the drop down to the right of Assign the following… Read More »

Asus UL30A upgrade to SSD and Windows 10

As a owner of Asus UL30A I have been looking for ways to make it more responsive. Upgrade to SSD seems like good choice. Over the years there has been lot of reports about BIOS not compatible with SSD, so I have postponed this task until now. But as Windows 10 free upgrade is going… Read More »

How to Delete the Windows.old Folder in Windows 10

Here’s the proper way to delete the Windows.old folder: Step 1: Click in Windows’ search field, type Cleanup, then click Disk Cleanup. Step 2: Click the “Clean up system files” button. Step 3: Wait a bit while Windows scans for files, then scroll down the list until you see “Previous   installation(s).” Also Temporary Windows installation files can be… Read More »

Unable delete partition from USB Flash Drive

Unallocated space on  USB flash drive  can be taken i use via deleting the partition and creating new one of full size.  But  volume on USB flash drive  con not be deleted in Disk Management since the “Delete Volume” button is grayed out. What’s the reason and how to solve the problem? USB flash drive is… Read More »