Update Quicken 2015 to R5 for taxes

Quicken 2015 R5 release notes

Quicken has recently (3/24/2015) released their version R5 patch for Quicken 2015. If you like to have all your financial software up to date while doing taxes, you may want to backup and then perform the upgrade! There are a couple ways you can update, you can find info on both below. #1 Perform a “One Step Update” from the Tools menu in the application, after the update completes it should show you a notice about the new update: After

Delete recovery partition on Windows 8.1 [SOLVED]

DISKPART commands to delete recovery partitions in Windows 8.1

I recently updated my Dell XPS 2015 to a 512GB m2 SSD. That left me with the old 128GB m2 SSD which I installed into a USB 3.0 UASP enclosure. However, I still needed to delete the partitions off of the old SSD so I could do a clean format. Here are the steps to do so: Open Command Prompt as administrator, then run: C:\Windows\system32>DISKPART DISKPART> LIST DISK Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt ——– ————- ——- ——- —

Treasury Direct 1099-B

Recently TreasuryDirect has been posting 1099-B forms in their online tax documents for TIPS holders. These forms can be a bit perplexing for people that never sell their TIPS but rather just hold on to them until maturity. Specifically, TreasuryDirect neglects to include the majority of the information the IRS requests. I have been putting together some notes on how to properly file the 1099-B’s, but for now here are some other resources on the topic: Treasury Direct 1099-Bhttp://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=90716Treasury Direct

Fix Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 scanner power problem [SOLVED!]

Check and see if this button has popped up

Q. Hiya. I have a Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 scanner for my Mac and it will not power on I checked the power supply and it is a really expensive scanner, do you know how I could go about repairing it so it will power on again? -Shirley Barnes A. Hi Shirley! I know something you can try. I have the same ScanSnap ix500 for my PC and the scanner has a small button/switch that is normally recessed, but it pops

Fix Dell XPS 13 5GHz wifi speed issues [SOLVED]

WiFi speeds as they should be :-)

When I first connected my Dell XPS 13 to my ASUS router I was quite impressed by the 893Mbps connection speed. However, a few days later and I could not even see the 5GHz wifi network. I was stuck at 144Mbps and not loving it. After experimenting with the drivers, I determined that an automatic driver update had effectively disabled the 5GHz capability of the internal wifi card and that by reverting to the original (stock) Windows 8.1 driver I

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Camo (Green Color)

This is part of the bought & sold category of my website… Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Camo (Green) Color   Condition: Excellent, no scratches on screen and perfect working condition. The phone has always been in a case with a screen protector.   Cellular provider: AT&T. Guaranteed to activate and work on the AT&T network.   Reason for selling: This phone was purchased shortly before Christmas, however I recently bought a Nexus 6 and I am looking for a good home for this Samsung

Dell XPS 13 128GB SSD performance, 512GB upgrade

Dell XPS 13 128GB SSD benchmark results:

The Dell XPS 13 default 128GB SSD offers decent performance: ———————————————————————– CrystalDiskMark 3.0.3 Shizuku Edition (C) 2007-2013 hiyohiyo Crystal Dew World : http://crystalmark.info/ ———————————————————————– * MB/s = 1,000,000 byte/s [SATA/300 = 300,000,000 byte/s] Sequential Read : 458.360 MB/s Sequential Write : 129.167 MB/s Random Read 512KB : 358.815 MB/s Random Write 512KB : 54.631 MB/s Random Read 4KB (QD=1) : 18.522 MB/s [ 4522.0 IOPS] Random Write 4KB (QD=1) : 38.975 MB/s [ 9515.4 IOPS] Random Read 4KB (QD=32) :

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