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  • A list of Video and Image Extensions downloadable from the Microsoft Store

    I wanted to have every Video and Image Extension just in case I ever needed to use one but I couldn’t find a list online so I made one.

  • How to compile and use Facebook Research’s Craftassist

    UPDATE: These instructions are likely out-dated, and Facebook has made the instructions on their GitHub easier as well, please follow those before attempting mine.

  • Intel XTU ‘Attempted to install on an unsupported platform’

    I was recently wanting to mess around with the CPU clocks on my laptop which is a Surface Book 2 using Intel Extreme Tuning Utility, but whenever I tried to install it I was greeted by an error dialogue that said ‘Attempted to install on an unsupported platform’. This is how I fixed it…

  • How to install chrome plugins on Microsoft’s new Chromium based Edge

    Microsoft just released the new generation of their Edge browser which was intended to be compatible with pre-existing Google Chrome plugins, but how do you exactly do it, well that’s probably why you clicked on our website so we’re gonna tell you.

  • Easiest way to connect your PS4 controller to your Windows Device

    To all my fellow PS4 users who might feel a bit left out with how Xbox controllers can connect to Windows devices but PS4 controllers cannot, this is the tutorial for you!

  • How to get an Xbox One Controller to work with Google Earth Flight Simulator

    Are you so bored that you decide that you want to play the Google Earth flight simulator but find out that the keyboard controls are horrible so you grab your Xbox One controller and it doesn’t work, well I have some good news for you.

  • How to program a Wemos D1/ESP 12 over TTL Serial

    I recently accidentally shorted one of my Wemos D1 minis and it would no longer be powered over 5v so the USB port was made pretty much useless so I wanted to try and get it working with at least the ArduinoOTA sketch so here is a tutorial on how to program a Wemos D1 mini over the TTL serial pins.

  • Best Australian Hosting for your location

    You should always have the nearest hosting for your target area so your customers can have fast load times. A study by the Aberdeen Group revealed that “a 1-second delay in page load time equals 11% fewer page views, a 16% decrease in customer satisfaction, and 7% loss in conversions.”

  • How to use old Equipment with a Virtual Machine

    I have an old slide scanner that only works with Windows 98 and I was wondering if I could use it again to scan some slides and I tried using Oracle VM VirtualBox with Windows 98 to connect to it but it wouldn’t detect the scanner but then I found VMware Workstation Player and it worked great probably because it looked for the device then unmounted the device from the ‘Host’ and connected it to the ‘Guest’ and I’m going to show you how to do it yourself.

  • How to convert a Physical Disk to a VMware VMDK image

    I was recently wanting to convert all of my old hard drives from old computers to VMDKs so that I could run the drive virtually in VMware, but I couldn’t find a way to do it so that’s why I’m writing this now. Most other guides would use Disk2vhd and use Hyper-V but most people don’t have a pro version of Windows to use that or some guides would say to use VMware vCenter Converter but the physical machine has to be running and I only have the hard drive so I can’t use that. Then I found StarWind V2V Converter which can convert a VHD (and VHDX) file from Disk2vhd and that’s what this guide is going to use.

  • How to Change the Desktop Background on a School/Work Computer

  • Download Background Changer [Graphical Background Changer.vbs](\assets\downloads\Graphical%20Background%20Changer.vbs)
  • Find the Picture you want then Shift + Right Click it then Select “Copy as path”
  • Right Click the Program and Select “Run as Administrator”
  • Wait 5 Seconds then when it says “Enter Background Location: ” Right Click and Select “Paste” then press enter

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