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Archive for June 4th, 2018

Chris Osbornes picture of (Almost) Every Wedge Computer he has Got : retrobattlestations

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/06/04

On reddit: [WayBackWedge Week(Almost) Every Wedge Computer I’ve Got (i.redd.it)

Via: [WayBack] My entry for #WedgeWeek on #RetroBattlestations. (Almost) every wedge computer I’ve got. No exact duplicates but a few are from the same series. Glad … – Chris Osborn – Google+ where I commended “Nice collection! I’ve used at least 10 or 12 of them in one way or the other (: Need to take a closer look when not on the road.”

So behind a normal machine instead of a smartphone, I think this is the list going from the top left in a counter clockwise and spiral order to the center:

  • I marked the ones I ever used (either at school, friends or university) with a star, and added some links later; mostly from Wikipedia/Wikimedia.

** I’m still not sure why, as there was a Dutch user group (see trs80.nl), but somehow no people in my “circles” me had one.

Original image is a [WayBack] highres 3211*1942 one and easier to see the model numbers (;

–jeroen

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How to Control Your Air Conditioner with Raspberry Pi Board and ANAVI Infrared pHAT

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/06/04

Interesting howto: [WayBackHow to Control Your Air Conditioner with Raspberry Pi Board and ANAVI Infrared pHAT

via: [WayBack] Air conditioners’ remote control codes are a bit different from say your TV remote control, as they don’t just send one byte, but a bunch of bytes… – Jean-Luc Aufranc – Google+

–jeroen

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stascorp/rdpwrap: RDP Wrapper Library – up to 15 RDP sessions on any Windows edition including basic/home/core

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/06/04

RDP Wrapper works as a layer between Service Control Manager and Terminal Services, so the original termsrv.dll file remains untouched. Also this method is very strong against Windows Update.

I’ve tested this on Windows 7 Home Premium and it works fine, see the log below. On Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and up, I had to get the rfxvmt.dll files (in %windir%\System32 and %windir%\SysWOW64) from a Windows Professional system, see Known Issues. You can download them from the repository as well.

  1. Download from github.com/stascorp/rdpwrap/releases
  2. Unzip
  3. Run the install.bat:
C:\Users\jeroenp\Downloads\RDPWrap-v1.6.1>install.bat
RDP Wrapper Library v1.6
Installer v2.3
Copyright (C) Stas'M Corp. 2016

[*] Notice to user:
  - By using all or any portion of this software, you are agreeing
  to be bound by all the terms and conditions of the license agreement.
  - To read the license agreement, run the installer with -l parameter.
  - If you do not agree to any terms of the license agreement,
  do not use the software.
[*] Installing...
[*] Terminal Services version: 6.1.7600.16385
[+] This version of Terminal Services is fully supported.
[+] TermService found (pid 1168).
[*] Shared services found: CryptSvc, Dnscache, LanmanWorkstation, NlaSvc
[*] Extracting files...
[+] Folder created: C:\Program Files\RDP Wrapper\
[*] Downloading latest INI file...
[+] Latest INI file -> C:\Program Files\RDP Wrapper\rdpwrap.ini
[+] Extracted rdpw64 -> C:\Program Files\RDP Wrapper\rdpwrap.dll
[+] Extracted rdpclip6164 -> C:\Windows\System32\rdpclip.exe
[*] Configuring service library...
[*] Checking dependencies...
[*] Checking CertPropSvc...
[*] Checking SessionEnv...
[*] Terminating service...
[*] Starting CryptSvc...
[*] Starting Dnscache...
[*] Starting LanmanWorkstation...
[*] Starting NlaSvc...
[-] StartService error (code 1056).
[*] Starting TermService...
[*] Configuring registry...
[*] Configuring firewall...
OK.

[+] Successfully installed.
______________________________________________________________

You can check RDP functionality with RDPCheck program.
Also you can configure advanced settings with RDPConf program.

Druk op een toets om door te gaan. . .

C:\Users\jeroenp\Downloads\RDPWrap-v1.6.1>rdpcheck

Note that this “error” is normal: [-] StartService error (code 1056). as it means the service is already started: [WayBackSystem Error Codes (1000-1299) (Windows)

ERROR_SERVICE_ALREADY_RUNNING

1056 (0x420)
An instance of the service is already running.

–jeroen

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