Gigabyte Z170XP-SLI – Ethernet drivers

That gigabyte mainboard made a lot of trouble during installation. After the initial issue during Windows 7 Installation i upgraded to windows 10 just to find out that the Ethernet drivers (previously working under windows 7) for intel Ethernet Connection (2) i219  are not working anymore. unsuccessful attempts i made: de-activated and re-activated the adapter (device manager) manually triggered search for drivers online downloaded the drivers from – of course they are not working manually tried to install the downloaded drivers file then i spent some time googling – seems that some people have that issue but no solution so far. what finally resolved the issue was to manually install the intel (2) i218 drivers. it seems to work stable for now – hope that helps.        

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Gigabyte Z170XP-SLI: Windows7 installation fails

Gigabyte dropped ehci support for its latest intel z170 based mainboards on socket 1151. while loading windows7 installer on Gigabyte Z170XP-SLI the “load driver” error pops up. Solution: Download the Gigabyte USB-Windows Tool Add the drivers to your existing bootable Win7 USB-stick load windows7 setup again   Explanation by Gigabyte: <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

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View installed Certificates on Windows Phone8

As far as i know there is no possibility to access the certificate store on Windows Phone8 devices. But i found out how to see all installed certificates. This can be very helpful for troubleshooting because Windows Phone8 doesnt show many error messages.   access the setting WIFI select a wpa2 enterprise WiFi enable “Validate server certificate” Choose a certificate This workaround is a bit circumstantial, but as far as i know the only way to check installed certificates. Windows Phone Version: 8.0.10211.204 HTC Windows Phone 8s

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How to link itunes app store icons with rounded borders

In case you want to embed directly itunes App Store icons in wordpress you can get rounded edges with a short CSS tag. Yep, it makes a difference: All you need to do is to go to advanced settings on the “edit image” window and past the following css tags into “Styles”.  

  In addition you can underline the icons with a shadow by adding following tag:

I am not a expert when it comes to CSS styles but this method works for me. if you know something more convenient please let me know!

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