Category: Windows 10

Zotak Mek1

20181108 Powered up after sitting for a month, GTX 1070 Ti fan is on full blast Not on when in BIOS Uninstalled NVidia drivers, fan goes off Installed NVidia drivers back to on full blast System restore back to 20181004, still same Factory reset using supplied DVD, still same Pulled shroud off GTX 1070 Ti […]

W7Server 20180105 Core Hardware update

20180106 W7Server running like a 1 legged dog.  Worse than that actually.  So bad smells of a hardware fault.  Switched out Ram so not that.  Will replace core hardware and carry over Windows 10 license In preparation: Uninstalled MS Office 2010 Pro to free up license Tied existing Win 10 license to my MS Account […]

Backups, Raid, SSD, M-Disc

After issues with our Raid setup, need to do an upgrade. 20161010: Basement server W7SERVER PC, built 2012? Windows 10 autoupgraded from Win 7 20161010: Gigabyte 880GM-UD2H (Ordered Asus M4A78L-M Socket AM3 MB (6 Sata) but out of stock so got a Gigabyte 880GM-UD2H AM3 Rev 1.3) AMD Athlon X2 845 2 x Kingston 2GB […]

Dell XPS 2710 driving 4K Screen via HDMI

thewarehouse.co.nz: Veon 55″ UHD TV Bought new in Mar 2016 NZ$899 Manufactured by Soyo in 2014 according to MonInfo Reminder to self: Only HDMI4 port does 60hz refresh others are 30mhz max Dell XPS 2710 Doesn’t have HDMI 2 (1.4) Intel HD-4000 onboard graphics With target UHD screen attached Right Click Right desktop and navigate to (Intel […]

Z170 chipset & NVMe SSD drive not working

Interoperability issues getting the NVMe drive to be bootable under windows: Asus Z170-k with Intel Z170 chipset SSD 950 PRO NVMe SSD Assembled new machine, started install off Windows 10 64 bit Pro OEM On first reboot (first boot directly off target system drive, i.e. above SSD) PC seems to sit in POST somewhere, response […]

WICED IDE Windows 10

Downloaded WICED-SDK-3.3.1-IDE-Installer Ran installer, says it requires JRE 1.6 or higher so off to get Java, done Installed Started it, it says Eclipse Win64, Java Java was Started but Returned Exit Code=13 So installed Java 64 bit runtime WICED starts ok