“New” X230 ThinkPad!

My old X230 laptop finally bit the dust after MANY years of faithful service. This particular laptop has been upgraded with what is widely regarded as the best overall IPS matte display for the X230 (LG125WH2-SLT1) πŸ‘πŸ˜Š The old X230 SSD worked perfectly in the new X230. Now I am cloning from that same 1TB SSD over to a new 4TB SSD for an upgrade. This should end up being a very fun machine! Here is the eBay description of

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Please note, if you try to connect to a machine via MS Remote Desktop Protocol and start GOG Galaxy then you will likely encounter the following error: “Connect to GOG Galaxy Communication Service was lost and could not be restored!” Unfortunately, there is no resolution for this error other than to manually login to the machine locally (not remote desktop). If the error still persists, I recommend rebooting the PC and trying to start GOG again. Sorry to not have

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Recently after restoring a paused VMWare Workstation Windows 10 VM, the VM guest had an incorrect system time. After a bit of checking through options, I was able to get the time updated/synced correctly and it did not even require a pause/resume or reboot πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒ Here is where you can enable automatic time sync between host and guest: Player -> Manage -> Virtual Machine SettingsOptions -> VMware Tools features -> Synchronize guest time with host I hope this helps you

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If your Google assistant no longer responds to the “Hey Google” wake command, give this a try: Open the “Google” app on your OnePlus phone At the bottom of the “Google” app, click the 3-dots “… More” and select “Settings” Select “Google Assistant” Select “Voice Match” Toggle the “Hey Google” slider to “On” Exit out of the app and voila, your phone should answer to “Hey Google” again! I hope this helps πŸ‘πŸ˜‰

Reading list from May 1998

Reading List (what I was reading as an 18 year old, either for school assignments or recreation) “Salvation” by Langston Houghes “Shame” by Dick Gregory “A Wagnor Matin’ee” by Willa Cather “An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge” by Ambrose Bie “In Another Country by Ernest Himingway “The Hugging Judge” by Jack Canfield “A Brother Like That” by Dan Clark “A Legacy of Love” by Bobbie Gea “The High Cost of Nikes” by Larry Janowski Our Town by Thorton Wilder “The Salt