Posts tagged with ‘Machine’

Windows 10 Will Not Start From RTC Alarm (Fixed)

August 27, 2019

A.K.A. Troubles With Power Management and Fastboot…! Introduction I’ve been trying to set up my windows desktop PC so that it: Starts automatically at 22:30, the time when cheap electricity runs in the house. Only runs for 30mins or so after starting up, unless I start work on it.  This is just to ensure it […]

Remove Flash from Windows 10

November 13, 2017

Flash is Bad Yep.  It’s a security risk, is being constantly “fixed”, but more importantly is being dropped in all good browsers very soon.  It’s already been dumped by the Chrome browser and with any decent website worth it’s salt moving off Flash to the HTML5 way of doing things there’s no reason to have […]

Why Throw Away History?

November 24, 2015

The Web, History, Link-rot & Crawling Chaos Again, while checking for link-rot, I came across a broken link on the Crawling Chaos website.  Specifically, it’s when I deal with our introduction to Factory Records and that I played with a hockey team called Northumbria alongside the Tyne Tees Television (TTTV) newsreader called Rod Griffith. I […]

Automatic Metric Solves Wireless and Ethernet Network Issues

December 20, 2014

Automatic Metric: Windows 7 Laptop Will Only Connect to Huawei E5372 on UK Three Network, OR the Wired Home Network Windows 8 Computers Work Fine Though! Automatic Metric is the place to be! I have two networks essentially: The “normal” wired network (gigabyte ethernet) that links all computers and printers through the Cisco Router. The […]

Windows Experience Index – in 8.1 – Where is it?

September 25, 2013

Introduction Recently Microsoft announced  a bit of a climb down over its release of Windows 8.1 to MSDN developers (like me).  Their previous stand was for developers to get 8.1 at the same time as commercial release. So I’ve had a look, installing it into a VirtualBox environment… The focus of this article is on […]