AwkwardSwine

Lives in United States Seattle, WA, United States
Joined on Jul 31, 2007

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  • Why not?  You have an account here with Amazon. What's the difference?  One megacorp too many? Using a Microsoft Account with Windows gets you storage, synchronization between your PC's, and far ...
  • Why would you turn off OneDrive?  It's free and automatic syncing of your settings, documents, and photos.  Do ahead and back up to some other external storage, but you get a lot of security from ...
  • This first round of M1 Macs all MAX OUT at 16 GB of RAM. And the memory is integrated into the SOC so it is not expandable at all. An 8GB unit can't go to 16, and a 16GB unit can't go higher. I ...
  • Most Two Factor systems will work on a land line.  Cell phone is not required.  You can also use a land line, the system will just verbally read the auth code to you. Please set this up to avoid ...
  • You are not real specific about how you are accessing your email or what service you are using.  I assume you are talking about Hotmail.com (aka Outlook.com) Load any browser and go to ...
  • Replied in BenQ PD3200U
    Look into the Viewsonic VP3268. Same class as the BenQ but with much more consistently good reviews. I bought one in Dec last year and have been very happy with it.  It was $700 when I bought it ...
  • With most PCs running off SSDs these day there is no need for defragging. But Windows will take care of spinning disks automatically in the background.
  • Your device will still work. While they could possibly stop the Their software from working with the old devices' serial number, there are 3rd party free apps like DisplayCal that will work. I am ...
  • Run a full memory test.  Lightroom uses a lot of RAM and pushes the CPU and you might be tripping over a fault not hit in less demanding tasks.  You'd expect a BlueScreen when this happens, but it ...
  • Go with 4k not 1080 if you are editing on this machine.  The screen is not the thing to economize as you spend all your time looking at it.  OLED screens are amazing!
  • Sounds like a pretty sweet system and a great discount. I suspect you have go a bit too far with the Ram and Storage however, probably at significant cost. I would suggest paring back to 32GB Ram ...
  • I bought this last December and have been very happy with it.  My primary usage on the monitor is photo editing and perparing prints.  I did calibrate it with my very old Spyder2 and it looks ...
  • +1 for the Viewsonic VP3268.  I bought one of these in Dec last year and have really been happy with it.  I do a lot of photo editing on this and it's working great  Matte screen, great colors, no ...
  • That means that a process my have a file handle open to a file on that drive.  That is typically benign, as in "open for read".  Just save your file, finish your copy, close your app that is using ...
  • There is no buffering on removable media on Windows, even on USB keys.  If your file copy is complete, you can pull it out no problems.  If there was buffering it would cause people to loose data ...
  • I love to use the Ignore User button.  It Does do something!
  • I bought one of these last year for Travel Photo backups. It is Super Fast for backing up, multiple times faster than any other drive or USB stick that I used in the past. It is a tiny, rugged, ...
  • You never need to "Eject" or "Safely Remove" an external drive on Windows. By Default there is No Buffering of writes to removable media. As soon as your copy operation or whatever is complete you ...
  • Replied in Electrical Tape
    I have done this for years with several Nikon & 3rd party lenses.  It really is vexing to seal your camera in an underwater housing only to find the AutoFocus switch got bumped to Manual.
  • The Windows.Old will Automatically be deleted after 30 days or so. If you need to free it now, then you can go to Settings App, System, Storage.  Click on the "Configure Storage Sense or run it ...
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