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GAME UPDATES NOW OVER 1/3 OF LIBRARY

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Vast numbers of game updates suggest that many developers are updating their games with a newer version of Visual Studio to be ready for Windows 11. Not many of the games had larger updates, most updates were more focused on small patches and integrity checks. Playtesting games with Windows 11 revealed no problems with compatibility. …

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10 MINUTE POWER OUTAGE

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For some reason the power went down for about 10 minutes. Once it came back the cable network box takes quite some time to reboot and connect. Not sure what causes the outages. The studio is as efficient as it gets for power. When editing the site the rig, monitor and air purifier all use …

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OUTLOOK 2019 CRASHING

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Even with the latest updates to Microsoft Office, Windows and drivers, the unresponsive problems with Outlook 2019 makes it hard to work with email messages. The problems only manifest maybe 2 or 3 weeks ago. Office 2019 has a online repair capability so it can download a fresh installer to fix the install. Depending on …

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NOT SURE WHAT IS WRONG WITH GOOGLE?

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Bing has been dumping organic pageviews galore on the site. Google by comparison seems to be really slim pickings. Evidently Google is more focused on advertising and Youtube than on search. Bing sends maybe 1 pageview every 17 seconds during the main waking hours globally and a lower rate of 1 every 2 minutes at …

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MUCH BETTER TWITTER IMPACT

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After spending much time investigating how to best leverage Twitter I have now been able to magnify the eyeballs reading posts than I was able to do 6 months ago. 6 months ago I was still struggling to get ahead of errors on the site. Large numbers of images were lost and posts were badly …

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EVGA RTX 3000 GETS SIREN WARNING

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EVGA has added a siren warning over the Amazon New World game which has been baking cards galore. The game continues to kill off video cards suggesting its extraordinarily demanding. EVGA has apparently taken steps to warn users of potential damage to their cards., The gaming box has lots of air flow intentionally to keep …

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DEALING WITH MILLIONS OF TAPES

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Some larger archives have by now exceeded 1 million tapes. NASA for example, has so much telemetry to store that hard disk arrays are used mostly as a staging. Years ago NASA was unable to find tapes with Apollo photographs. Eventually they failed to find them and its is now believed that the original tapes …

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CLICKER HEROES BETTER TUNED NOW

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Earlier I was struggling to make headway. I rejigged the outsiders and now that zone progress is far faster making the home stretch to zone 1 million easier. Before I needed to do 140 odd monsters to advance. It is much easier using the outsiders effectively as it plainly can be seen. I had to …

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THE APOLLO LAKE LAPTOP AND WINDOWS 11

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So far the Huashe NB14E laptop has not seen Windows 11 offered via Windows update. The machine came with Windows 10 home but it was upgraded to Windows Professional to allow for more capabilities. The Celeron J3455 CPU is code name Apollo Lake which followed the Intel Skylake systems. It seems that Microsoft wants the …

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FOUND A NEW BIOS FOR X570

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It seems that the latest BIOS beta now has support for Windows 11. I am not sure what that entails over and above the AGESA tables for processors and the UEFI boot process. The F3 BIOS was posted a few days ago suggesting there may be another beta before HF is finalized. Windows 11 Support. …

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