Electronics-Hardware

Windows Fails to connect to Bluetooth Speaker with error – That didn’t work. Try again, and make sure your mouse is still discoverable and Couldn’t Connect

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Scenario: On Windows 10 System, you pair a Bluetooth wireless speaker (say SoundBot SB571) successfully. However, your system fails to connect to your Bluetooth wireless speaker.  It gives below Error messages: In System Settings console:  That didn’t work. Try again, and make sure your mouse is still discoverable. From the Action Center: Couldn’t Connect You were able to connect to the same Bluetooth speaker in the past from the same Windows 10 System.  You’ll  also able to connect the Bluetooth speaker using other Windows 10 system or Mobile devices and it still works just fine.  It only that your Windows […]

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Repackaging

Customize default behavior of New Session launch in WinSCP

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Requirements: Using WinSCP, you have navigated to a folder that has a lot many sub-folders to list.  WinSCP doesn’t respond until it completes the enumeration of all the sub-folders. This forces you to terminate/close the WinSCP program.  The trouble returns when you launch the WinSCP program as it again starts in the same folder where it was closed before and again becomes unresponsive. This is the default behavior of WinSCP and it doesn’t leave you with any other option then to just wait for WinSCP to complete the  sub-folders enumeration. Its a common practice that many website owners opt for […]

Web Technologies

Block Spam User Registration on WordPress – Users registering from Russia with email having mail.ru

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Scenario: Spam User Registration on WordPress When you enable New User Registrations on your WordPress website, you end-up having a lot of spam (unexpected/unwanted) new user registration taking place. If you manually delete them,  they again gets recreated automatically the next day. Most of these spam new user  registration are reported from different locations within Russia.  Below are some of the spam users details from the logs. Also, most of them use the email address with mail.ru domain as show from the logs below. Logs:  Logs showing spam user registering from Russia with email having mail.ru Used an invalid username […]