Author Archives: J.D. H.

Remove undeletable partitions from Windows 10 drives

Need to removeĀ stubborn un-deletable partitions from Windows 10 or previous? Here is what those partition layouts might look like: Here is how to remove those same partitions šŸ™‚ First open a command prompt and then proceed as follows: C:\Windows\system32>diskpart […] On computer: XWING10 DISKPART> SELECT DISK 8 Disk 8 is now the selected disk. *NOTE: make sure you select the correct disk! DISKPART> LIST PARTITION Partition ### Type Size Offset ————- —————- ——- ——- Partition 1 System 300 MB 1024

Remove pre-installed Windows 10 apps

While I have kept most of my office systems on Windows 7, I do still have a few Windows 10 devices around. One of the most annoying things about Win10 (other than MS’s policies about user data collection etc.)Ā is the number of apps that are pre-installed after a fresh install šŸ™ Thankfully, there are ways to removeĀ most Windows 10 built in apps: [Guide] How to Remove All Built-in Apps in Windows 10 – AskVGhttp://www.askvg.com/guide-how-to-remove-all-built-in-apps-in-windows-10/UPDATE: Tutorial updated to include instructions for

Exede real world download speeds

Real world Exede download speeds: Downloaded 8/20/2016 @ 10:58AM *Bandwidth speed conversion details here. We live off the grid (no power lines, no phone lines) and this download speed compares favorably with DSL in the nearest town (16 miles). Town DSL in the area is generally around 1.2 MB/s or 9.6 Mbps. However, please be aware there are significant drawbacks inherent to satellite internet (latency/lag, affected by weather, relatively high costs, limited monthly bandwidth).

Reviewer plugin: php version may not be greater than 10 character

While trying to activate the “Reviewer” plugin by evoG, I encountered the following error: Thankfully, after a little looking around I found where the PHP version is passed to the activation routine. By manually specifying a short PHP version (< 10 char) I was finally able to active the plugin šŸ™‚ Here are the relevant sections to edit: /wp-content/plugins/reviewer/admin/includes/class-license-page.php NOTE: I recommend backing up your file before editing. If you encounter an error like this, I hope these tips will

Eero wishlist

Eero makes a rather splendid WiFiĀ device, however, there is certainly room for improvement! As such, here is my wishlist for future Eero enhancements or revisions: Dual WAN failover option load balancing option PoE support Per device bandwidth usage statistics QR code or barcode scanning for setup (when bluetooth fails, manually entering a deviceĀ ID is a pain) Despite the simplistic feature-set of the Eero, I do still like it. Here’s hoping they choose to enable some additional functionality for their faithful

NanoStation Loco M900 default IP address (192.168.1.20)

Recently I setup a point-to-point (Layer 2, transparent bridge) using two UbiquitiĀ NanoStation Loco M900Ā wireless (900MHz) devices. For reference purposes, here is the default IP address as well as the defaultĀ username/password: Ubiquiti NanoStation Loco Default Login Info: Default IP address: 192.168.1.20 Default username: ubnt Default password: ubnt Overall, the performance and link quality has beenĀ excellent. Range and resistance to interference has also been superior to most 2.4GHz/5GHz implementations. šŸ™‚ If you have experience with NanoStations, feel free to leave a comment!

[SOLVED] Moto G 3rd Gen (2015) SD card not accessible via USB

If you have a Motorola G3 (2015) phone with Android 6.0 and a microsd card installed, you may find that the card is inaccessible via USB/PC: Here is how to fix it: Go to Settings, Apps, 3-dot menu, select Show System (to show system apps) Scroll down thru apps to External Storage, select that, pick Storage, pick Clear Data (which also clears the Cache). Go back to the app list and do the same for Media Storage, as you did