IdleComputer V2.1

See original article for full description Force NAS Computer to Sleep when idle This version makes it more suited to NAS only use (with ‘Ignore Keyboard and Mouse’ on) and a work computer with the setting off.  This will probably be the final version unless there are feature requests. As the monitored IP could change by DHCP, it […]

Cheap Dynamic DNS with own domain

Domains from namecheap.com cost £7/per year for a .co.uk and £11/per year each domain comes with DDNS feature included, To host your own domain on some DDNS service can be as much as £18($25)/per year. Problem is that the DDNS dropdowns on most routers, especially if from an ISP, only have a few supported services, […]

IdleComputer v2.0

I use this program to aggressively put my NAS Server to sleep when not required. See original article for full description Force NAS Computer to Sleep when idle New Features: Select which Network Card to monitor. Allow setting if Sleep or Hibernate is preferred. Sleep/Hibernate test feature. Bug Fixes: Would not monitor traffic on a computer […]

Upload problem with Backblaze on 64 bit computer (Intel Apollo Lake?) (possible workaround).

** This is now fixed, see https://rewster.uk/2019/07/10/upload-problem-with-backblaze-on-64-bit-computer-intel-apollo-lake-finally-fixed-after-18-months/ ** IMPORTANT: The workaround in this article is NOT supported by Backblaze, my ticket with them was closed before the problem was resolved on my 2 computers. If anyone has Backblaze stuck on ‘Producing File Lists…‘, please add your computer CPU and Motherboard information to the comments, so […]

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