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HYPER-V ON THE X470 FOR VIRTUAL MACHINES

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The MSI X470 Gaming Plus has 16GB of DDR4-2400 installed which can afford the machine with enough to run two virtual machines at one time The machine has dual SSD which can afford faster load times for virtual machines. The SPEC-01 machine has dual SSD installed and a corsair RM650 (2019) PSU. The AMD R5 …

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DEALING WITH 32-BIT DINOSAURS

There are not many gamers playing with 32-bit any more. For example over 99% of Windows 10 users are using the 64-bit version. Linux has also been available for 64-bit for a very long time. XP and older operating systems are now largely out of use with Windows 7 holdouts being the latest problem, Yes …

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ADDING MORE BOTS TO THE USER STATS

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So far over 20 more web crawlers are now added to the known list. The list now reaches about 175 or so known search engines. Worldwide there seems to be several hundred engines. Conveniently the bots list is a discrete PHP file so it can be easily edited live. Once it is saved it immediately …

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CHIA REPORTS 1EB IN USE

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Chia is an alternative to conventional proof of work digital coins and in recent years it has grown exponentially. Unlike coin mining chia needs only storage. Best bet for chia is to avoid the drive managed shingled disks which do not last long with that class of workload. Best bet is conventional perpendicular recorded disks. …

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WINDOWS FILE NAMING ERROR

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Seems that there is a problem in Windows renaming some files. The names are being left trimmed and intended for being organized into a directory hierarchy for easily search with Windows. What happened is that the file names were completely changed to numbered files instead of the desired filenames. System file checks did not find …

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BITCOIN AND INFLATION

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One of the reasons why people flocked to bitcoin et al is the problem of inflation. Inflation is large driven by deficit spending which forces the hand of the central bank to flood the market with more liquidity. The increase in money supply is inflation. Inflation hurts savers and pensions etc. It benefits debtors. Venezuela …

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BITCOIN AND CARBON

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One of the worst of Bitcoin and its derivatives is the fact that China has dominated the digital coin mining for several years. Some 75% of the world’s bitcoin mining is done in China. One of the main reasons is that banks in China are indifferent as to the sourced of the revenue. Since 2017, …

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BLOCKING CORPORATE BOTS

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Many corporations in the SEO business with high monthly fees use crawler bots to check out various web properties. There is no sale here as this site is content rich and does not need some dog and pony show to show me how to operate. Google is free for webmasters with no strings attached. Bing …

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12GB++ OF GAME UPDATES TODAY

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More then 12GB of game updates today. It seems that more and more developers are releasing wholesale expansions and overhauls. Today League of Maidens released another large 3.3GB update. Yesterday Marvel’s Avengers released a 15.6GB event update among the days other updates. It seems that many studios are releasing game updates as the demand for …

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BITCOIN TUMBLES

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Bitcoin et all have fallen from recent highs. Until demand for digital coins evaporates the prospect for the gaming community is outright dismal. At last check at various exchanges, the price was below $50,000. Fear of tapering quantitative easing and regulation weighted heavily on the markets. CNBC figures some $200 billion in paper losses. President …

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