VIDEO: Dell Precision T7920 Unboxing, Disassembly, Installing Rear Flexbays & Benchmark

If this video we fully explore the Dell Precision T7920 workstation.  The T7920 we are demonstrating on has two Intel Xeon sockets but only one of them populated.  We did this to allow for future expansion to protect our investment.  We: Unbox Perform a basic disassembly Install two sets of Dell Flexbay expansion bays at the rear of the machine Install Windows 10 Enterprise and benchmark it with NovaBench  

How to Stop Your CPU from Overheating

A gaming computer or laptop that runs at a high temperature is not simply annoying. That heat can actually harm the components within the computer and detrimentally affect the computer’s efficiency or even shorten its life. Thanks to the high-intensity of the CPU market, you can always find a brand new unit for your gaming PC that’s not too expensive. However, you might not want to budget any resources for that just yet. Luckily, if…

SOLVED: 16 Ways To Start The SETTINGS App Windows 10

Here are the 16 different ways to launch the SETTINGS app in Windows 10: USE THE START BUTTON TO OPEN THE SETTINGS APP Click on the START button, then the cog icon . START BUTTON CONTEXT MENU DIRECTLY Right click on the START button,  select SETTINGS . START BUTTON CONTEXT MENU INDIRECTLY Right click on the START button,  select APPS AND FEATURES then click HOME in the APPS AND FEATURES window . DESKTOP PERSONALIZATION MENU…

SOLVED: Setup Office365ProPlus To Using Windows 10 Delivery Optimization

If you have Office365 ProPlus (aka Office 2016/2019) you will know that it updates constantly.  Originally patches were released weekly but from 2018 one they are released monthly. To be clear, Office365 Pro Plus patches are released on the second Tuesday of each month (aka Patch Tuesday), just like Windows Updates.  However, Office365 patches update using a completely different data source.  Microsoft calls their Office365 source the “Content Delivery Network” or CDN. Originally Microsoft told…

SOLVED: How To Easily Setup Delivery Optimization In Windows 10

If you have been running a network for a while, you likely are: using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or SCCM with WSUS to manage Windows patches and download them locally using local file shares for Office patching. Historically, this minimized network traffic but in recent versions of Windows 10, Microsoft has made significant strides in what they call Delivery Optimization eliminating the need for local copies of patches. Put simply Windows 10 Delivery Optimization…

SOLVED: How to Change WSUS To Download Patches Directly from MS and Not Store Updates Locally

In recent versions of Windows 10, Microsoft has made notable strides in what they call Delivery Optimization.  It is to the point now that, if you configure Delivery Optimization correctly, there is little need to have your Window Server Update Services (aka WSUS) store the patches locally. The question is, how to change WSUS from downloading and storing patch files locally to sourcing missing patches directly from Microsoft: Launch WSUS Expand OPTIONS Expand UODATE FILES…

4 Expert Tips to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Did you know that over 8.5 billion accounts were estimated to be hacked in 2019? Identity theft is increasing at a staggering pace with no one, from the elderly and the young to even the dead, being spared by cybercriminals. Over the years, stealing personal and financial data has grown in complexity extending beyond financial gains to impersonating individuals for illegal and criminal activities, marketing purposes, for government propaganda or even to gain public benefits.…

The Ultimate Tech Guide to VPN

Oftentimes, you will find yourself flanked by a number of obstructions when either surfing the web domestically or abroad. Access to certain channels or websites will be prevented as some countries have some channels or websites blocked for a number of different reasons. Such circumstances will call upon the help of a little service known as a VPN, which is a Virtual Private Network. Its uses are many and each VPN may come with different…

SOLVED: WordPress Stuck at BRIEFLY UNAVAILABLE FOR SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE

If your WordPress site is stuck on: BRIEFLY UNAVAILABLE FOR SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE. CHECK BACK IN A MINUTE the solution is FTP into your site and delete (or just rename) the .maintenance file in the root. CLICK TO EXPAND GRAPHIC: If problems still occur, rename the PLUGINS folder under WP-CONTENT.   If you are now able log in, rename the PLUGINS folder back to PLUGINS but rename each of the folders in the PLUGINS folder one at…

SOLVED: VIDEO: Hisense R6 58R6109 Unboxing Setup Configuration & Review

In these videos we unbox, setup, configure and review the Hisense R6 TV line which includes a 65″ 58″ 55″ 49″ and 43″ version, most of which are available at Costco.  We demonstrate: how to easily remove a large TV from its shipping box what the inputs are what ARC is and how to use it how to setup Roku how to connect a cable box, PlayStation 4 and an old Super Ninendo Entertainment System…

SOLVED: VIDEO: 2FA Cannot Be Verified or VERIFICATION REQUIRED: Additional verification is required for login

If you have enabled two factor authentication and/or reCaptcha in Wordfence but can no longer sign in because: VERIFICATION REQUIRED: Additional verification is required for login. Please check the email address associated with the account for a verification link. AND/OR The 2FA Code Could Not Be Validated. Please Try Logging In Again The solution is: to use and FTP program like FileZilla to get into your WordPress site rename to the WP-CONTENT > PLUGINS >…

SOVLED: What is Google reCaptcha Version 3, How Does it Work & What is Wrong With It?

Even if you don’t think you know what a Captcha is, I will guarantee you have used them before.  A Captcha is a program or system intended to distinguish human from machine input, typically as a way of thwarting spam and automated extraction of data from websites.  Let’s quickly go over the differences between Captcha’s and reCaptcha’s. What does Captcha Stand For? CAPTCHA is an acronym for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers…