• 2016
  • May
  • 18

Cure USB hickups on Windows

If you have issues with USB-Devices in Windows and nothing works (reboot, reinstal device, etc.) try to delete the following file:


After rebooting misbehaving USB-devices are often back to normal. It may occure that USB drivers are automatically reinstalled.

  • 2013
  • Jan
  • 18

Spliting a Mpeg video in smaller pieces

To split a MPEG video into smaller chunks to, e.g., get an 6 GB holiday video on an FAT32 USB-Stick the open source tool ffmpeg can be used.
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