How to: Microsoft Surface – Mini DisplayPort to HDMI No Sound Fix

In my case I am using this adapter to connect my Surface Pro 3 to various displays / TVs.

Step 1:
Make sure the connected display / TV does support audio over HDMI. Check if another HDMI devices does provide audio on the same HDMI port.

Step 2:
Select your display / TV as the primary audio device in Windows by going to the speaker symbol in the taskbar. Right click -> Sound and make sure your HDMI connection appears and is selected as primary. If it does appear and is selected as the primary device and

How to: Behringer FCB1010 Expression Pedals not Working even after Calibration

First of all you should try to calibrate your Expression Pedals. Already during calibration I noticed, that my Expression Pedals barely changed or did not change the values at all for about 40% of the way. So then I tried a suggestion by orb451 and checked the sensor and the corresponding LED. To do that you need to follow these simple steps. Notice: I do not take any responsibility for any damage at all.

 

1. We need to open up our Board by unscrewing these 16 screws. Notice that some are longer than others, just keep that

How to: VW RCD 200 MP3 CD Standart

Dieses Gerät ist sehr wählerich wenn es darum geht, MP3 CDs zu lesen. Daher muss folgender Standart eingehalten werden (in Nero kann man unter Daten CD (ISO) all diese Eigenschaften anpassen):

,,[…]dass unterstützte Medien CD-ROM, CD-R und CD-RW sind. Die CD muss im Standard ISO 9660 Level 2 sowie im Joliet-Dateisystem erstellt werden. Die maximale Dateianzahl je Medium beträgt 512(max. 355 in einem Verzeichnis). Die maximale Anzahl der Verzeichnisse beträgt 255 auf max. 8 Verzeichnisebenen. Dateinamen dürfen nicht länger als 64 Zeichen sein.

Ganz wichtig ist aber die Bitrate: Das Gerät unterstützt MP3 Dateien mit Bitraten von 64 bis 256

How to fix: Lightroom 4 – Crash on Import

After importing a file, Lightroom stops working. This might not be a solution for everyone but here are two things you can try:

1. Delete the Preference file located at

“%appdata%\Adobe\Lightroom\Preferences” (just enter this at Start->Run or WindowsKey+R)

or the long way:

C:\Users\<Username>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Lightroom\Preferences

2. Disconnect all USB Controllers. Lightroom disliked my connected Windows 8 Phone so go check those devices as well.

How to fix: Windows Phone 8 Driver Not Found

So yeah this took me some time to figure out so here we go:

Hardware-IDs:

USB\VID_045E&PID_F0CA&REV_0100&MI_01
USB\VID_045E&PID_F0CA&MI_01

I am using Windows 7 64-bit.

Problem: Upon connecting the Windows 8 Phone, there are 2 drivers to be installed. One installs succesfully, the other one is left with a yellow exlamation mark in the Device Manager.

1. Get yourself the Windows Phone USB drivers e.g. from here

2. Unzip the folder.

3. Open the “WmZuneSerUSB.inf” file with Notepad/Editor.

4. Change the lines
[Microsoft.NTx86]
%DeviceDesc% = WINMOBIL, USB\Vid_045E&PID_04EC&MI_01

[Microsoft.NTamd64]
%DeviceDesc% = WINMOBIL, USB\Vid_045E&PID_04EC&MI_01

to

[Microsoft.NTx86]
%DeviceDesc%

How to fix: “You are logged in from a region we do not allow someone to play from.”

“You are logged in from a region we do not allow someone to play from.”

If you look at the log files you can see, after you start the Launcher it will download an update in the background. Patience is a virtue.

01111241954 ERROR  ManifestComplete:patcher/http://manifest.swtor.com/patch/patcher.patchmanifest
201111241954 INFO   Manifest: patcher, current=-1/upcoming=-1/required=23
201111241954 INFO   ManifestState=Download: patcher, current=-1/upcoming=-1/required=23
201111241954 INFO   Download: http://127.0.0.1:54263/app/download.solidconfig
201111241954 INFO   Download: http://cdn-patch.swtor.com/patch/patcher/patcher_-1to23.solidpkg

So just be patient, the launcher will restart automatically to finish the update. This is all being done in background so you won’t notice anything. You can check the log files