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    It depends on the chipset, and how fast your PC...

    It depends on the chipset, and how fast your PC is to handle the load without any noticeable side effects. Onboard NICs are usually adequate with newer PCs that have plenty of RAM, fast CPUs and...
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    You are right, it seems like they've just slapped...

    You are right, it seems like they've just slapped a new Windows 10 interface to do the simpler tasks, and default back to the old Control Panel interfaces for more advanced settings. The newer...
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    I've done it a few times myself, there are some...

    I've done it a few times myself, there are some really funny stuff buried in there :)
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    I like Windows 10 as well, at least for personal...

    I like Windows 10 as well, at least for personal use - it doesn't require more resources than 7, seems cleaner, etc. Ken is right that less control over your own PCs and the Windows updates may be an...
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    I moved to a RFID-blocking wallet too, seems to...

    I moved to a RFID-blocking wallet too, seems to be the new trend. Front pocket most of the time.
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    There are decent fingerless padded riding gloves...

    There are decent fingerless padded riding gloves for motorcycles you may want to check out, either Amazon or some local leather/motorcycle shops should carry them.
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    Thanks for the update, and thanks for sharing...

    Thanks for the update, and thanks for sharing that, glad you figured it out.
  8. There is also an article on the main page about...

    There is also an article on the main page about Denial of Service attacks, and possible ways to stop them depending on the type:...
  9. Thread: Knophler

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    Fine here, good to see you around :)

    Fine here, good to see you around :)
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    Both newer generation Intel and AMD CPUs are...

    Both newer generation Intel and AMD CPUs are good.. AMDs CPUs are a bit faster for the price (and a bit more power-hungry), Intels have a few more MoBo chipset options available.

    I usually lookup...
  11. Thread: Speed test

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    Woa, 177 Mbps. I subscribe to 60Mbps fiber and...

    Woa, 177 Mbps. I subscribe to 60Mbps fiber and it seems to work well enough for me.

    I am really curious to see what bandwidth/price the SpaceX Starlink satellites will offer, they are ramping up...
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    That is really cheap for a PC, great buys. SSD is...

    That is really cheap for a PC, great buys. SSD is the best upgrade you can make, smaller ones are really inexpensive, although they may sacrifice some reliability.
  13. Yeah, we should plan something in FL, you are...

    Yeah, we should plan something in FL, you are right. I am out of town for a couple of weeks, but I will talk with Ken when I get back.
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    I tried to somewhat answer in the other thread.....

    I tried to somewhat answer in the other thread.. Basically, Windows 10 moved away from the traditional serial number into a digital one, activation is now locked either to the computer hardware, or...
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    Use the TCP Optimizer first, set it to "optimal"...

    Use the TCP Optimizer first, set it to "optimal" settings.

    After that, read through the gaming tweaks article for some additional pointers: https://www.speedguide.net/articles/gaming-tweaks-5812
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    I would compare the Linux TCP/IP settings with...

    I would compare the Linux TCP/IP settings with the Windows OS.

    The NIC send/receive buffers may be the same, but the Windows driver may not be as well optimized for higher speeds, it may have...
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    It really depends on the latency/packet loss...

    It really depends on the latency/packet loss balance, it is not constant. Newer algorithms (CUBIC, CTCP, NewReno) scale up faster at the beginning of the connection, and newer OSes (updated Windows...
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    If you'd like to run two separate networks, you...

    If you'd like to run two separate networks, you will have to carefully configure them to be in two different IP blocks. In general, private IP blocks will not be routable outside the NAT router, so...
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    Different OSes have slightly different behavior...

    Different OSes have slightly different behavior on how fast RWIN scales when the connection starts, and may use different congestion avoidance algorithms by default. I would check what congestion...
  20. Thread: Windows 10 1903

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    It enables "bridging" of two network adapters...

    It enables "bridging" of two network adapters into a single connection. It can be disabled/removed in device manager, but you may have to re-enable IPv4 and TCP after in the Network adapter...
  21. Unfortunately writing is not possible in Windows...

    Unfortunately writing is not possible in Windows 10 Home/Pro for ICW as far as I know. Some parameters may be read-only with PowerShell cmdlets, but editable with netsh, or vice-versa. Some of the...
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    Windows 10 has digital licenses, either attached...

    Windows 10 has digital licenses, either attached to the hardware of the device, or your Microsoft account if transferable. You can install Windows by either cloning the hdd (a smaller SSD would...
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    Happy Birthday Randy! :)

    Happy Birthday Randy! :)
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    Some parts of netsh are still possible. You can...

    Some parts of netsh are still possible. You can try: netsh int tcp show heuristics (you can also change it with: netsh int tcp set heuristics disabled)

    You can also see it in powershell, with...
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    You can look at pproperty appraiser and search by...

    You can look at pproperty appraiser and search by name, if you have the name and age a lot of sites have at least some info available from public records, like addresses, relatives, party...
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    Group Policy/gpedit.msc is only available in...

    Group Policy/gpedit.msc is only available in Windows 10 Pro though, not the Home version. You should be able to edit it with netsh or Powershell too, even if the Registry setting does not appear....
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    It is a setting that exists since Windows Vista...

    It is a setting that exists since Windows Vista and Windows 7, it is listed here:
    https://www.speedguide.net/articles/windows-7-vista-2008-tweaks-2574

    It determines whether Windows can limit the...
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    You may also have to consider that not many...

    You may also have to consider that not many routers/nodes on long routes will allocate such large buffers just for your connection, the difference may not be in RWIN.
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    sounds like an issue with their update, glad you...

    sounds like an issue with their update, glad you figured it out
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    A search for their names, approximate age and...

    A search for their names, approximate age and location should yeild results, anythnig too specific may not.
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