Category Archives: Random Computer BS

Clearing the Offline cache / Windows CSC directory

Create an empty, temporary directoryy. Such as c:\emptycsc run CMD as administrator robocopy c:\emptycsc c:\windows\csc\v2.0.6\cache /mir Alternatively, if looking to wipe _everything_ ; robocopy c:\emptycsc c:\windows\csc\v2.0.6\namespace /mir Notes: You won’t be able to use tab completion in CMD to browse to these directories, you just need to type them out. If you are unsure of what… Read More »

Status Solutions’s Sara System + IPSession’s IPCelerate – delayed phone/message notifications

I currently work for a company that runs Senior Living, Memcare, etc. type facilities. At some of these locations Sara is used for Pendant alerts, roam tags, wander gaurd, door, pull chain, etc. type alerts and notifications for the residents. One of the main features is a phone messaging system that texts the alerts to… Read More »

_deviceImage-0.iso was not found while deploying OVF (or OVA)

Minor issue, but slowed me down. Recently while deploying an OVA that I created and tested on another host (ESXi 5.5), I was presented with the error: File ds:///vmfs/volumes/52c252-0b-bf765663-bffd-0026b95-d10a0/_deviceImage-0.iso was not found Expecting I left a .ISO mounted (even though I had NOT checked the option to “include image files attached to floppy and CD/DVD… Read More »

82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset on Windows 7

Intel isn’t going to update their drivers for their older Chipsets re: Win7. I had to salvage my parent’s computer recently from an onslaught of viruses. Formatted and installed Win7 rather than deal with the mess again. This will only work for 32 bit. Start by downloading the Intel GMA / Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset… Read More »