I was recently trying to find out how to automatically set the date on a windows machine(windows XP, but solution here should be generic I think). I tried using the system date and time setting “Automatically Update Time”, but that failed because the date was different/wrong also (contrary to this info from MS (http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/windows_date_it_overview.mspx?mfr=true) it… Continue reading Automatically update the System Date and System Time in Windws XP (and beyond!)
First off, make sure you have the latest windows sdk. The direct show base classes are in there now and not directx sdk. There are required headers in direct show base classes in the samples directory of the sdk.
I have a laptop (Dell Studio 1557) that I have set to go into hibernation when the lid of the laptop is closed. I have been annoyed for the last while that when I turn on the computer to resume from hibernate, it would immediately shutdown again, but this time in sleep mode.