Windows Defender

Windows Defender complaining about that there is no malicious software on my PC...

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Oracle installation hiccups

A few weeks ago I had to install an Oracle 11gR2 database on my local development machine. Unfortunately, the installer always crashed before starting the installation, causing an EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION in the 64-Bit Server VM (1.5.0_17-b04 mixed mode) on Windows 7.

After a few hours of digging around it turned out that I had to remove my "Downloads.lnk"-link from the Windows desktop to get the installer to work. This is just crazy!

I included the stacktrace in the full article, just in case this might be useful for somebody.

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OS X Chess

With OS X 10.7 "Lion" the chess game now seems to be an integral part of the system. The screenshot says: The object "Chess" cannot be modified or deleted because it is required by Mac OS X.

The object "Chess" cannot be modified or deleted because it is required by Mac OS X.

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Big Ben tweets

Web 2.0 does not even spare the Big Ben …
 Big Ben on Twitter

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