Installing an IPP printer in Windows 10

Using a single USB printer on several computers isn’t the simplest task: you have to either connect the printer to each computer separately, share it from one (and start it up every time you need to use the printer) or, my personal choice, set it up on a Raspberry PI and share it with the world.

The information provided here covers the second half of the setup process – the client side of things…

Connect to a VPN server in Windows and Android

A VPN connection is still mostly regarded as “business solution”, only useful to connecting employees to the company network. But this is no longer true nowadays.

VPNs can be very useful in protecting the integrity and security of data transfers, no matter who the two communicating parties are. To learn how to set up a connection and connect to a VPN server…

Desktop Heap limitation

When running lots of applications, one may notice a moment where no more windows can be opened. This is the Desktop Heap limit; you will see this logged in the Event log as “A desktop heap allocation failed”

Back when I was running Windows Xp I hit this limit quite often (because of my working habits). The solution was to increase the limit; for this one needs to edit a specific registry key (always backup first!):