This is a guide on how to solomine Trezarcoin, a relatively new cryptocurrency that I believe has some legs behind it. So on to the instructions on Windows. Sorry I don’t have a Linux box handy to doc this with. What you need Trezarcoin wallet. You can download that here. ccminer. I am using an […]
I fix my CPU miner to produce 1740 kH/s instead of 990 kH/s with a few check boxes.
So I noted the other day my Plex server, which I adore BTW, was running a tad shy on disk space. That’s cool, but why. So just a little poking around revealed that Plex Media Server has been hoarding disk space by keeping all previous downloads of the installer/updater on disk. Not really sure why. […]
So another Cryptocurrency has piqued my interest. Vertcoin Vertcoin is very similar to Bitcoin and Litecoin but is ASIC resistant. I looked at the miner Vertcoin provides on GitHub and found it to have requirements that a normal Windows user could consider to be complicated. So I wrote this guide cause it’s what I did […]
Dude here. I give credit where credit is due. Today I was offered a preview/beta version of Outlook.com to use. And. It’s awesome.
Anyway I wrote this partly for me to remember. More than anything really. The mind, has a way of filing things off in those weak brain cells that slip and falls destroy it seems. So this is sort of a log. Week 1 at Microsoft. In my face-to-face interview with Microsoft, I had a great […]
So, there I was at my computer one night and I realized “wow, this thing is slow, wth”. No really, that’s what happened, scouts honor. So I fired up TaskManager, my favorite level 1 triage tool. And ZOINKS yo! (as Jay from Jay and Silent Bob fame is wont to say) 1.8GB of RAM. Not, […]
Update: post second rebuild on 10…the issue is gone. Beta bits to blame? I’m trying to reproduce to get to the bottom of it. No one should have a drive like this and be down 1GB/s in read speed… So I installed a new Samsung 960 Pro NVMe SSD in my Asus Prime x370 […]
Ok in our last installment on Windows Server 2012 R1 and the balanced power plan, we saw core parking. But was that ‘bad’? I think so. It depends, naturally, on a variety of factors, but generally speaking in server land, we want stuff done quickly, not don’t slower to save power. Generally. So here’s what […]
Howdy, simple walk-through post on how to build a Perfmon data collector set using the excellent templates available from Clint Huffman’s PAL utility. Step 1: Export the appropriate template from PAL; One just clicks Threshold File (1), then Export to Perfmon template file (2), and gives it a file name to save as. Step 2: […]