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Jul/15

Windows 8 Sticky Edges

Similar to Ubuntu Microsoft has decided to add a bit of resistance on the edges of a multi-monitor display setup. This allows the system to popup a menu (like the charm bar) before allowing your cursor to move to the … Continue reading

2

Mar/15

Virtualbox Stopped Working After Installing Hypervisor

I got the message when I tried to run one of my VMs and got this or similar message about 64bit support: VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Your 64-bit guest will fail to detect a 64-bit … Continue reading

3

Feb/15

Windows file name(s) are too long

I wanted to delete some Windows 8 store cache files but an error came up when I tried to delete them from Explorer. I found a cool way to get around this as Windows have a limitation of not just … Continue reading

2

Feb/15

Flashing Nexus 7 2013 4.4 to Android 5.0 Lollipop

Overview Flashing a new OS onto a tablet requires a computer and and USB cable so it doesn’t require a lot. All the stock images from Google are freely available to download. This is provided as a guide only and … Continue reading

1

Dec/14

Windows 8 Disables WoL

Overview I had Wake on LAN working on Windows 7 but since Windows 8 it didn’t work. It didn’t help that every UEFI firmware flash would wipe the settings. It turns out Windows 8 shutdown behavior is different to Windows … Continue reading

28

Jul/14

Creating ls command in Windows

Create a ls.bat file with the contents: dir %1 the %1 is the parameters passed into the command so that you can do ls My Documents or just ls. There are different places to put the ls.bat file but as … Continue reading

21

Jul/14

Reduce SSD Wear By Moving Windows Temporary Files Cache To RAM Disk

Overview Temporary files used by Windows can be moved to a RAM disk to improve speed as well as Go here to see how to create a RAM Disk. Drawbacks As with most things there is a compromise. RAM Disk … Continue reading

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Jul/14

Reduce SSD Wear By Moving Firefox Cache To RAM Disk

Overview It’s known that SSD have limited amount of read / writes similar to USB memory sticks. Drives usually come over provisioned so there are plenty of spare space to replace the bad sectors but it’s inevitable it will need … Continue reading