Asrock J4205-ITX (Apollo Lake) DP to HDMI 2.0 Updating Firmware to 1.61 or 1.66 for Audio Pass-through Issue

To fix the HD Audio Pass-through issue with the MCP2800 DP to HDMI 2.0 chip, the firmware needs to be updated to 1.61/1.66 (the later seems to work better for me). 1.61 was provided by ASRock, 1.66 was direct from Intel, this link no longer works, and the latest version 1.72 does not work with … Continue reading Asrock J4205-ITX (Apollo Lake) DP to HDMI 2.0 Updating Firmware to 1.61 or 1.66 for Audio Pass-through Issue

(It’s Back) Kodi Forum Links Down 29 Sep – 6 Oct 17

The Kodi Forum server is moving datacenter this weekend, none of the links to the Kodi Forum in my blog post will work during this time. Strange that you get to Cloudflare error page rather than an explanation of what is happening. UPDATE (2 Oct): There is now a message, they are doing maintenance so … Continue reading (It’s Back) Kodi Forum Links Down 29 Sep – 6 Oct 17

Reclaim space from Windows 10 WinSxS folder

On my main PC my WinSxS folder increased to 28GB, to check it can be cleaned run the following from an elevated command prompt: Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /AnalyzeComponentStore Result: Component Store (WinSxS) information: Windows Explorer Reported Size of Component Store : 9.13 GB Actual Size of Component Store : 7.97 GB Shared with Windows : … Continue reading Reclaim space from Windows 10 WinSxS folder