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SSRS list view bug in Internet Explorer 11 with SQL 2016 SP1 CU3 update
Issue:  If you happen use SSRS with IE 11 and you have SQL 2016 SP1 with CU3 installed and then try to switch to 'list view' you'll get an error message about could not load folder contents Workaround: Go back and just use 'Tile View' or  switch to Chrome (...
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An expensive lesson about diesel particulate filters
So I have a diesel SUV a Holden Captiva 2011. So far it's been a great car up until I ran into DPF issues. First up if you don't know what a DPF is go and read this  Wiki - DPF I had issues with my DPF. The DPF had became too blocked to clear through a norm...
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How to convert KM per L to L per 100 KM
Say the dial on our car says  8.4KM per L (1L) and want to convert this to L per 100 KM the formula to conver this is Litre Used  / Distance in KM driven  * 100 1 L / 8.4 KM *100 1 / 8.4 * 100 = 11.9047619047619 Rounded down that 11.9L per 100KM Let's try a...
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Google Why did you take a simple messaging platform and make messaging so hard?
In the beginning there was SMS. Then data plans exploded. There was now SMS and IM. So google brought out Gchat and SMS functions to Android. After a while a very smart cookie in google said  "IM is very much like SMS why don't we combine the both into one?...
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Hangouts v15 unable to send MMS
I recently moved mobile providers and found I was no longer able to send MMS messages via Google Hangouts. No matter what settings and reboots I tried I ended up moving to Google Messenger to fix/workaround the issue. If you find this article useful please ...
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Unable to delete Publication in SQL - Principal dbo does not exist
Found I couldn't delete a publication in SQL this morning.. Turns out the database needs to have an owner it can't be blank. Sure enough specifying an owner to the database then allows me to remove publications. Source: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/For...
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Android Auto, now on your phone.
I've now had a chance to use Android Auto on my Nexus 6P for the past week and can say that this is the way your phone should behave when driving. First up the this makes the interface for you phone very simplistic. The interface is reduced to only what you...
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Using Windows explorer favorites locations
A small but nifty feature often overlooked you can add explorer folders into favorites locations 1. Navigate to the folder you want to add to favorites. 2. Scroll up and rights click on Favorites and click 'add current location to Favorites'. If you find th...
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Holden Captiva 2011 LX Diesel Towing specs
These are here for my own reference, If you require confirmation look at your manual or contact holden Holden Captiva 2011 LX Diesel Towing specs: 1700 kg (braked) Ball weight should be 10% of the loaded trailer weight (if loaded weight exceeds 158 kg extra...
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Unable to send notifications for Multi-server jobs to custom Operator
So it turns out that you can't configure a custom operator to notify for a multi-server job (SQL 2014). not sure if this is the case on SQL 2016 yet. This job has one or more notifications to operators other than 'MSXOperator' BTW if you do manage to save t...
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