According to Bethesda, Starfield does not actually support the Intel Arc A770 graphics card. By updating manually updating the drivers, it is possible to at least get Starfield to launch. (According to some other A770 owners, the driver updater built into the Arc software doesn’t do a good job of actually finding the most updated… Read more »
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Even though many UEFI BIOSs have a virtual TPM, not all do. If your motherboard has a TPM 2.0 header, this video will show you how to install a TPM 2.0 module so you can install or upgrade Windows 11.
After several hours of trying and failing to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 22H2, the fix was super easy!
After doing some testing using a Lenovo T14 with a 12th Gen p-core and e-core CPU, Windows 11 is still slower than Windows 10 with a few minuscule exceptions even after the 22H2 update.
A couple days ago, I needed to record a short tutorial video for a client. I wasn’t able to get to my normal workstation where I normally do my recordings, so I decided to do it using my laptop running Windows 10 1909 and my Zoom H5 recorder with a Sennheiser ME-2 II lavalier mic… Read more »
A few minutes ago, I decided to see if I could cast Chrome to a TV. When I clicked the Chrome menu button, I spied something I hadn’t seen before at the bottom of the menu: “Managed by your organization.” The thing is, this laptop has never been managed by an organization, nor is my… Read more »
Bec got me an IBM 5150 PC for Christmas! In this video, I swap out the MDA video adapter for a VGA adapter and test it out. Here’s some details discussed/discovered in the video: Video Card Since I don’t have an MDA monitor, I install an 8-bit Western Digital PVGA1A-JK based video card. (Thanks to… Read more »
Just in case anyone needs it, here is a driver floppy disk image for the Network Anywhere 10/100 PCI Ethernet Adapter. The original floppy I made this from came with a card I bought on a sweltering July night in 2003 at my local Wal-Mart to satisfy some crazed nerd project I was working on…. Read more »
There’s a scary threat sweeping the computing world known as ransomware. Ransomware is a type of harmful software that makes your data unreadable unless you pay the creator money to make it readable again. And, unlike the threats of yesteryear (i.e. viruses, Trojans, rootkits, etc.), it is extremely unlikely that any antivirus software can help… Read more »
Let’s say you forget your LimeSurvey admin password and, very importantly, the server it’s running on cannot send email. Since the normal method for resetting a forgotten password involves email you will need to update the password via the underlying MySQL database.The password is stored as a SHA256 hash, so you need to use the… Read more »