Posts by tag: software

Missing Notification Area Icons in Windows 7

Almost after every other system boot (Windows 7 on my Dell laptop), some notification area icons tend to disappear (while the corresponding processes/services are running issue-free). The “champions” are the volume and the power icons, although they are not the only ones affected. And I’m not talking about those “show icon and/or notification” modes which […]


Whimsy HTC Desire

A couple of weeks ago, my smartphone HTC Desire HD running on Android 2.3.5 started to completely freak out: ··  USB tethering ceased to start automatically when the device got connected to a computer’s USB port. ··  When making or accepting calls, the speaker started to turn on at the very beginning of the conversation. […]



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