Category: Support

Mount: can’t read superblock

We recently had a power outage in the building, which lasted longer than my UPS could handle. When I booted up my server, I could no longer mount my drive, getting the following error: After fiddling about with mdadm as that’s what I used to create my /dev/md0 raid, I realized that everything was correct

Surface not charging more than ~47-50%

If you’re looking for find out what Battery Limit means, or if you’re simply not sure why your Surface device is not charging more than ~47-50% – Well, keep reading… What even is Battery Limit? The Battery Limit feature, that can be found in the BIOS of your Microsoft Surface device, is a feature made to

Laptop Battery Health Report

If you feel that your battery is not what it used to be on your laptop, but not sure about the actual state. You can generate a report directly from your laptop in command prompt. Press and hold Windows button + R Type cmd and hit Enter When the command prompt opens, type in powercfg /batteryreport

VirtualBox (failed to open a session for the virtual machine)

I was trying to boot up a VM on VirtualBox, testing Ubuntu 19.02 but was faced with the error below. The VirtualBox error reads (in clear search-able text): Call to WHvSetupPartition failed: ERROR_SUCCESS (Last=0xc000000d/87) (VERR_NEM_VM_CREATE_FAILED). Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: ConsoleWrap Interface: IConsole {872da645-4a9b-1727-bee2-5585105b9eed}   The issue has got to do with Hyper-V (Microsoft’s version

Google Chrome – top turns black

You may have experienced that the top of Google Chrome becomes black like displayed in the picture below, when you maximize the window – the black box covers the URL and bookmarks.   At first I believed it was only a Google Chrome issue, until I read that people had the problem with Firefox as

Lenovo Laptop not charging in Windows

What happens? The laptop is not charging once you have logged into Windows. Keeping it in BIOS will however charge the laptop, but when OS boots up, the charging stops. What causes the problem? So it turns out that Lenovo Vantage has a setting called Airplane Power Mode. What it does is that it will “protect the