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, … Continue reading Cheap Dynamic DNS with own domain
Just received my new EE Smarthub router through the post, decided to configure it before I switch from BT in a few days so I have no messing around with Wi-Fi issues on the day. With the EE Smarthub if you switch the Wi-Fi to separate bands you cannot type the name you want for … Continue reading Renaming 5 GHz network SSID on EE Smarthub with Microsoft Edge
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 prefered. Sleep/Hibernate test feature. Bug Fixes: Would not monitor traffic on computer with … Continue reading IdleComputer v2.0
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 Backblaze will do something about it, Thanks I … Continue reading Upload problem with Backblaze on 64 bit computer (Intel Apollo Lake?) (possible workaround).
I was trying out a backup to OneDrive using Arq5, the backup had got to 400GB (hadn't noticed it had got that far). I decided to quit the backup and deleted the files created by Arq5 from the web interface of OneDrive. This is when problems started, the 5 machines that sync OneDrive folders (1 … Continue reading Resetting OneDrive with Sync Issues on Windows 10
If you want to encrypt your system drive with BitLocker then your computer requires a TPM module or you will be required to type a password on boot up. There is no TPM module built onto the J4205-ITX, so you need to purchase the correct TPM Module from Amazon.co.uk here (should be around £14 delivered) … Continue reading ASRock J4205-ITX Installing TPM 2.0 Module for Windows 10 Bitlocker Encryption
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