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How to Fix the “OpenGL” Problem when Running Dropbox as a Windows Service

What’s the problem with Dropbox? As we wrote about last week, Dropbox version 81.4.195 often fails to run as a background Windows Service. The telltale sign that Dropbox is in trouble is this wordy alert, which appears in Session 0: … Continue reading

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Dropbox Version 81.4.195 (September 18, 2019) Not Working With AlwaysUp For Some Customers

The most recent release of Dropbox — Stable Build 81.4.195, posted the morning of September 18 — may not work properly as a Windows Service with AlwaysUp. We are actively investigating. So far, the problem appears to be related to … Continue reading

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Q&A: How do I Fix “The service did not start due to a logon failure”?

  I setup AlwaysUp to run JRiver Media Center as a Windows Service but it’s simply not working. I reboot the server every week and every time AlwaysUp says it can’t log on. These errors come up, over and over: Help! … Continue reading

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How to Run a Python Script Every Hour, On the Hour

Python is fast becoming the world’s most popular coding language. It’s no surprise that more and more administrators are turning to the simple, efficient, and ubiquitous platform for a variety of day-to-day tasks. One question that frequently comes up on … Continue reading

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