Category Archives: Windows

How to run linux environment with LAMP on Windows WSL

Install Linux on Windows with WSL You can now install everything you need to run WSL with a single command. Open PowerShell or Windows Command Prompt in administrator mode by right-clicking and selecting “Run as administrator”, enter the wsl –install command, then restart your machine. wsl –install Restart and continue with setup  Before installing the first LAMP… Read More »

How to istall HACS – Home Assistant Community Store for fresh Home Assistant instance

HACS (Home Assistant Community Store) is an open-source extension for Home Assistant, which is an automation platform for home control. HACS provides a way for users to easily install and manage custom integrations, plugins, and themes developed by the Home Assistant community. With HACS, users can browse a library of community-created add-ons and install them… Read More »

How To Install Home Assistant on Windows in few easy steps

Home Assistant is a home automation platform. that allows you to control and monitor your smart devices at home¹. It has a web-based interface that lets you create dashboards, automations, integrations and more¹. You can also use the official Home Assistant apps to control your devices and receive notifications on your phone or watch¹. There are… Read More »

Fix Windows 11 Calendar freezing on opening.

I was working on recently development task related to ICal files (.ics) generation. I used for testing native Windows 11 Calendar Application.  On starting the application was not set up on my computer.  Clicking on file opened the Calendar app using the system’s default association. Initial setup went smoothly, but on second time Calendar did… Read More »

MSSQL Server – Enable or Disable a Server Network Protocol

Microsoft describes process of enabling or disabling a Server Network Protocol for MSSQL server as follows: Using SQL Server Configuration Manager To enable a server network protocol In SQL Server Configuration Manager, in the console pane, expand SQL Server Network Configuration. In the console pane, click Protocols for <instance name>. In the details pane, right-click the protocol you… Read More »