Luigi Iotti

Operating Systems, Network, Security consultant. After graduating cum laude in 1992 at 23, started working as a computer systems engineer in companies in Reggio Emilia; in 2000 founded Lux Servizi.

Placing a SIP call on a Xiaomi MI9T with MIUI 11

It seems there is some lack of info on the net about placing a SIP call with this device. I would like to use the native Android SIP stack and not another app which would remain running and drain some battery.

First, configure the SIP account. Go to phone app->setting->advanced setting->SIP settings->Add account. By checking
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29144 error upgrading VmWare Workstation

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I tried to upgrade VMware Workstation on Windows 10 from 15.5.0 to 15.5.1. As usual, the installer first removed the older version, and then installed the newer one. But it stopped with error code 29144 and rolled back the installation process. Which resulted in no Workstation version installed.

I tried the method I found
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(Italiano) Manuale centrale d’allarme Security Cà 085/8 Senior

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GetIF.exe on Windows 10

2019 06 11 update:

GetIF is still working on Win10 1903. And I found that there’s a somewhat simpler way to make it work in win10:
right click on the getif.exe executable, properties, compatibility and choos to run it in XP sp2 compatibility environment.
Put the two files MSFlxGrd.ocx and MSChrt20.ocx (found
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(Italiano) Proxy per accesso a router TIM Technicolor AG COMBO

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SSL connect error in wsman

Today I had to reset a Dell R520 which I dedicated to a new web service. The server was previously allocated to a different customer, so I wanted to wipe previous data, configurations and logs from it.

The only non-trivial part was to erase the Lifecycle Controller logs which in theory are meant to be
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HP Care Pack Odyssey

I would like to tell the adventure I had with HP support about a failure to my Probook 470 G3 notebook. Aware of the importance this notebook has for me, a few days after the purchase I decided to buy an HP Care Pack extended warranty for it, choosing the most complete option available which
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(Italiano) Ritrovata scheda SD in piazza del Duomo

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Cisco VPN Client is still working on Windows 10 anniversary update

I just updatet my Windows 10. after rebooting, it notifies me that the Cisco vpn client app had been removed because it is not compatible with the current OS.

But the app is indeed still installed, only not working. I did these steps to recover it, which resemble the original procedure to make VPN Client
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Utilities still working on Windows 10

While I try to get used to the new Windows 10 OS, I think it can be worth mentioning two utility programs which are not officially documented to be working on this OS but I found them to have no problems.

The first one is MS Keyboard Layout Creator. I use this to create a
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