Archive for: August, 2013


Cannot Create Virtual Environment in Vagrant In Windows 8.1

One of the web projects that I am working on uses—broadly speaking—MongoDB, Django, and Python. There are other technologies involved too, but these lie at the core. The project is then deployed on Amazon EC2 instances which run on Ubuntu 12.04. I do not work on the project by myself, but in a small team…

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Microsoft Wired Keyboard 200

USB Keyboard Switching On and Off in Windows 8.1

I have been having a strange problem on my new PC which runs on Windows 8.1. My keyboard—just a basic, simple USB Microsoft Wired Keyboard 200—would seemingly just randomly switch on and off. This was quite annoying, particularly in games, as when it switched off it would sometimes take two key presses for it to…

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