Suspend BOINC when full screen game is running (better than exclusive_app)

Running sceintific distributed computing apps in BOINC is nice, but they slow down the computer too much if you want to play a demanding 3D game. This is expecially true for BOINC GPU computing projects. In fact if you have just one GPU it makes sense to suspend it if you have only one videocard […]

Home PC Is Unresponsive Error when doing Configure Backup on Windows Home Server

At some point of time I started getting an error message “Home PC is unresponsive” when trying to configure backup of one of my machines with Windows Home Server. Backups started failing at that point too. I did a lot of research and found several solutions that I will summarize here. None of them worked […]