Tag Archives: Windows

How to fix the map change crash in Battlefield 3

Battlefield 3 owners could experience black (loading) screens during a map change when playing online. For me this only occurs when playing on Back to Karkand servers. I found this video explaining the solution: update PunkBuster manually.

Update Dec. 30 2011: Since my BF3 crashes at a map change again it seems the PunkBuster solution (as explained below as well) was only a temporary fix, and there’s no permanent one yet. An official bug report can be found here.

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Getting started with LaTeX and BibTeX in LEd

Recently I started writing a simple paper in LaTeX. Since I was only used to editors like Word and OpenOffice writing in LaTeX was completely different. In this post I’ll describe how to get started with LaTeX and BibTeX in a simple and free LaTeX editor for Windows called LEd. First of all, download LEd here and install it on your system. Make sure you install MiKTeX, a Windows implementation of Tex, as well if you not already have it.

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WordPress IIS URL Rewrite rules

This WordPress blog is installed on an IIS 7.0 webserver. In order to use nice permalinks without index.php in it (such as example.com/2010/01/01/test), a rewrite engine has to be used. Since there is no mod_rewrite for IIS, my web hoster installed Microsoft’s URL Rewrite Module. On this page I found the rules to add in the web.config file.

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