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Skype issue: duplicating contact groups on signing in

Microsoft®’s People Web app allows creating groups of contacts. That’s great. But recent versions of Skype desktop app don’t seem to manage the groups well: they transform groups into Skype groups, but repeat this operation each time I sign in … Continue reading

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Silverlight Developer Runtime installed but still not able to debug applications

It has been reported that Windows 8.1 update will break previously installed Silverlight Developer Runtime. I can confirm: when I tried to debug Silverlight 5 applications, a message box appeared stating that Silverlight Developer Runtime (aka Silverlight for Developers) is … Continue reading

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Resolved: some Windows 8 apps wouldn’t open or had runtime issues, libraries couldn’t be read, and URLs wouldn’t open

Since I’ve upgraded my machine from Windows® 7 to Windows® 8 (and recently 8.1) I have had a few related issues with Windows Store apps (i.e. those Windows 8 specific apps that could start in “the Modern UI area”, i.e. … Continue reading

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Links don’t work, URLs don’t open in Windows 8

I have a strange issue in Windows® 8, and Windows® 8.1 update hasn’t solved it. (It is either related or not to the other issue I have regarding file libraries.) On my machine (originally upgraded from Windows 7), at least … Continue reading

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Reading local libraries for a specific user profile persists on Windows 8.1

I have had an odd issue with multiple Windows Store apps on a Windows 8 machine: they are not able to read item libraries (photos, music, etc.) due to some internal COM exception that suggests a security permission issue in … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 update disabled all networking

After a very long install time (about 2 hours, actually – surprisingly for the “new” Microsoft way) my Acer TravelMate notebook has been “successfully” upgraded (without any error messages) from Windows 8 to the recent 8.1 version (the update being … Continue reading

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TypeScript declaration generation issues

It’s nice that TypeScript compiler (tsc) is able to generate declarations (*.d.ts files) out of TypeScript source files (*.ts), besides the standard JavaScript® output. That is very useful for component development or whenever you don’t want to include all TypeScript … Continue reading

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