Thursday, July 21, 2016

Window 10 Unable To Connect To WiFi

If you are facing wireless connectivity issues with your Windows 10 where even previously working connection now failed to connect with " " error, check if you have a Qualcomm Atheros wireless adapter. If you do then you will need to replace the driver.

1. Download the drivers from the official website of the manufacturer. Some devices, like Dell 1705 adapter is actually a Qualcomm Atheros adapter

2. Delete the existing Microsoft driver

- Open Device Manager
- Double click on the wireless adapter
- Select the Driver tab
- Select Driver Details button
- Take note of the list of driver files and their location
- Open up File Explorer and navigate the driver files location
- Delete all driver files in the list earlier

3. Uninstall the wireless adapter

- right click on the device and select Uninstall
- select 'Delete the driver software for this device'

4. Install the driver downloaded in Step 1.

Windows 7 BSOD when waking up from hibernation or unable to wake up from sleep

If you are facing issues with your Windows 7 either

- ending up with a blue screen of death when waking up from hibernation with iusb3xhc.sys error OR

- unable to wake up from sleep

then you may have your USB driver corrupted.

What you need to do is completely remove the USB extended driver.

1. Go to Device Manager
2. Find the USB extended device, right click and select Properties > Driver > Driver details
3. Take note of the driver files location
4. Open up file explorer and nagivate to the location in Step 3
5. Delete all the files found in Step 2.
6. Go back to device properties
7. Select uninstall and select delete the driver software for this device
8. Download drivers from your notebook official site and install.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Asterisk: Creating A Conference That External Callers Can Call In

If you need to create a Conference that external callers can call in, you will need to create both an Extension as well as a Conference.

1. Create a Conference as per normal
2. Create an Extension as per normal
3. Edit the "Follow Me" settings of the Extension and under "Destination if no answer", point it to the Conference number.
4. Give the Extension (not Conference) number to your external callers

That's it