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Minecraft: fix for “Multiplayer is disabled. Please check your Microsoft Account settings”

Minecraft for Windows has the “multiplayer” button disabled. There’s a tooltip that says, “Multiplayer is disabled. Please check your Microsoft Account settings”. That would have been a helpful tooltip if there were any relevant “Microsoft Account settings” that can enable multiplayer. But there is no such setting!

I can now confirm that there is a working solution, but it’s so obscure that not even an hour on the phone with first Xbox Support and then Microsoft Support was able to resolve it! Continue reading

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Love/Hate/Linux

Linux is awesome in the sense that any and all kinds to software you’d ever need, is available for free. It’s easy to see why people are so fond of it. Until you need to install new hardware, like a graphics card or, in this case, a TV tuner card. Then all hell breaks loose. Continue reading

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Spam, begone!

I’ve been fighting spam on my sites for too long. I’m happy to announce that I have found a solution that seems pretty damn watertight. Best of all, it does it completely without bothering the user with silly tests. Continue reading

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Excel tip: Alt+Enter works in formulas, too!

Did you know that you can use Alt+Enter in formulas, too? I didn’t, and I’ve been using Excel for exactly thirty years now. This blew my mind. Continue reading

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Paying unexpected bills without stress

We use a brilliant method to budget the family finances, and it enables us to pay unexpected bills without stress. It’s amazing! Continue reading

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