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VMware Slow Network Performance

If you experience much slower network performance in VMware guests than that in the host, try the following tweaks which may help improve the throughput. Edit the VMX file to use: ethernet0.virtualDev = “vmxnet3” Edit the VM Settings for “Network

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Blurry Text in TeamViewer

If you are using TeamViewer to remotely control other computers, a recent software change (not sure if it’s TeamViewer, display driver or Windows 10 itself) caused the text to be blurry because of scaling. There is no parameter in TeamViewer

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Mini USB Wireless Adapter

If you encountered a problem of unstable connections with a generic mini USB wireless adapter, the following tweaking in its properties may resolve the issue. Many of these adapters claim they will connect at Wireless-N standard. In many cases, the

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Cannot Map Network Drive

If you encountered a problem accessing a network drive (through mapping in Windows) after an upgrade of firmware is performed on the router, the following could be one of the reasons that may have caused the headache. In this case,

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VMware Workstation Graphic Settings

If you experience a video problem, e.g. intense flickering, after some system updates to a guest OS in VMware Workstation, try disabling the “Accelerate 3D graphics” option under Virtual Machine Settings –> Hardware –> Display –> 3D graphics. This may

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Fade-in / Fade-out using FFMPEG

The following examples show how you can use FFMPEG to do fade-in fade-out for audio and/or video. ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf “fade=t=in:st=0:d=10,fade=t=out:st=10:d=5” -c:a copy output.mp4 The example above applies both fade-in and fade-out effects for video, but not for audio.

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Migrating WhatsApp Data

WhatsApp is one the most widely used messaging software that becomes part of a core set of apps for many people. Migrating existing chat messages and multimedia to a new phone is normally not much of a problem unless they

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Convenient file sharing on the web, without registration. Simply upload files and share the URL. The files will expire automatically 1 week from now. Click Upload files, or drag and drop the files into the browser window. Wait until the

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Left Mouse Button Fix (2)

There is another solution to the problem described in the previous post, i.e. a mouse click registers as a double-click if though you only click once, using AutoHotKey which is an all-purpose utility that runs scripts to achieve whatever objectives

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Left Mouse Button Fix

The mouse is one of the most touched and used parts of any computer and you can attest to this fact and because of this it is very easy for it to get damaged very quickly. Most times on a

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