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 […]

Windows 10 Tablet/Mini PC low on space?

If you are low on space on your Windows 10 OS tablet or Mini PC, you could try compressing the OS. With an elevated command prompt, type: compact /compactos:query Depending on the compressed state you will get: “The system is in the compact state. It will remain in this state unless an administrator changes it” […]

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 : […]

top