Question: What does TBW stand for on my SSD? Answer: TBW stands for Terabytes Written. Specifically, TBW is the number of terabytes written that the manufacturer expects a particular SSD to be capable of during the lifetime of the drive. In general, the higher the TBW the better. However, be aware that different manufacturers may use different estimates and formulas for arriving at a given TBW. If you go with a reputable manufacturer, like Samsung or Intel, and choose a
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Question: How do I get a refund for a domain that automatically renewed? I did not want the domain to renew, but then it did and I got charged for it. How can I get my money back? Answer. If you catch the charge early then you can easily get a refund, here are the steps: Delete the product from your account *make certain that you do not want the domain anymore, because deleting it from your account will allow
Question: I reset a laptop (Lenovo X1 Carbon G6) using Windows 10 and I want to ship it to a new owner in a pristine condition where it will let them set up Windows 10 to their liking. However, after I booted it to test that it booted okay, I am now at the initial Windows let’s start with region setup screen and I cannot shut down 🙁 Can you tell me how to turn off my PC during the
Question. How can I check wifi speeds in Windows 10 Pro? Answer. Here are two methods to check Windows 10 wifi connection speeds: #1 Graphical User Interface (GUI) method Press Windows Key + R and type ncpa.cpl Press Enter Double-click the WiFi adapter that you want to check The Wi-Fi Status window will display: #2 Command Prompt text method Open a Command Prompt (or Press Windows Key + R and type cmd) Type netsh wlan show interfaces and press Enter You will
Question: My credit card is being charged $2.99 or $3.99 every month for “Amazon SUBSC*[…] Amzn.com/” and I cannot figure out what it is 🙁 I checked my Amazon subscriptions but that did not show anything. We just have a regular Amazon Prime account and a Kindle Fire. Any ideas? Answer: You may have Amazon “FreeTime Unlimited” enabled on your Kindle Fire device. Please perform the following steps: On your Kindle Fire tablet, go to -> Settings (the Gear Icon
Originally posted in 2016. LAST UPDATE: January 2019 Recently I was going through my filters to see which ones to keep and which ones to sell. Many of my filters were of the 58mm or 62mm variety but I even found some oddities like 43mm 😉 After some effort trying to round up lenses to see what the filter size was each, I determined to put together a complete list* of Micro Four Thirds lenses and their corresponding filter size,
Question: What is the deadline for 1099-MISC to be sent out? Answer: For the 2018 tax year, employers should send the forms out by January 31st, 2019. Reporting payments to contract workers on Form 1099-MISC (box 7, nonemployee compensation) must be filed by Jan. 31. Source IRS.gov Do you have questions or comments related to this answer? If so, feel free to ask in the comments section below! Thank you and have a GREAT day 🙂 Best regards, -Jay D.
The easiest way to use a Nissan Leaf for backup/emergency power is to utilize the onboard DC to DC converter and a 3rd party pure sine wave inverter. The built-in DC to DC converter takes the onboard high voltage DC and converts it to standard 12V accessory power. The 3rd party pure sine wave inverter takes the 12V accessory power and inverts it to 110V AC. The maximum continuous output is around 1000W (1kW) but that is still sufficient for