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Category: Windows 🠪 Software
Benchmark + Stress Testing + Identification Software
May 1, 2024

CPU:
https://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000005567/processors.html


Benchmark/Test - Hard Drive/SSD:
https://crystalmark.info/en/
https://hddscan.com/
https://www.hdsentinel.com/download.php
https://chipgenius.en.lo4d.com/windows


USB Flash Drive Testing:
https://www.grc.com/dev/ValiDrive/
https://h2testw.en.lo4d.com/windows

Memory:
GFX Memory Speed Benchmark
https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/gfx_memory_speed_benchmark.html
Memtest86+ ( Boot from UBCD )
Windows Memory Diagnostic


Video/Graphics:
https://geeks3d.com/furmark/
Compare Furmark results:
https://www.geeks3d.com/20120413/furmark-opengl-benchmark-scores-comparative-charts/


Category: Windows 🠪 Software
Disable Windows Version Upgrade
November 30, 2023

You can use InControl to block a computer from upgrading the version of Windows to a newer feature release.
https://www.grc.com/incontrol.htm

Keywords: Windows 10, Win11, Win10, Upgrade, Update, Feature, 21H1, 21H2, block, disable, stay, restrict


Category: Windows 🠪 Software
File Synchronization Software
November 27, 2023

https://syncthing.net/downloads/

https://www.sync.com/

https://owncloud.com/

Dropbox

OneDrive

Google Drive
https://support.google.com/drive/answer/7638428?hl=en


Category: Windows 🠪 Software
Imgburn - USB or CD/DVD to ISO
November 28, 2023

Steps to create a bootable ISO from a USB drive:
Install ImgBurn. You can even get a portable version of it, just search for it.
Plug the bootable USB into the computer
Start ImgBurn.
Click on the "Create image file from files / folders" button on the home menu.
In "Sources" browse to the USB drive.
In "Destination" choose where to save the final .iso image.
Go to the "Advanced" tab on the right and then "Bootable Disk".
Check the box "Make Bootable Image" and then, in the "Boot image" box browse to...<Too long, click to read the rest>


Category: Windows 🠪 Software
Install HEIC/HEIF extensions, and other extensions and file types
November 30, 2023

HEIF Image Extensions
https://apps.microsoft.com/detail/9PMMSR1CGPWG?hl=en-US&gl=US

MPEG-2 Video Extension
https://apps.microsoft.com/detail/9N95Q1ZZPMH4?hl=en-us&gl=US

Raw Image Extension
https://apps.microsoft.com/detail/9NCTDW2W1BH8?hl=en-us&gl=US

VP9 Video Extensions
https://apps.microsoft.com/detail/9N4D0MSMP0PT?hl=en-us&gl=US

Webp Image Extensions
https://apps.microsoft.com/detail/9PG2DK419DRG?hl=en-us&gl=US

Windows File Manager
https://apps.microsoft.com/detail/9P7VBBBC49RB?hl=en...<Too long, click to read the rest>


Category: Windows 🠪 Software
Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Files
February 5, 2024

VCRUNTIME140.dll and MSVCP140.dll missing in Windows 10/11

x86: https://aka.ms/vs/17/release/vc_redist.x86.exe
x64: https://aka.ms/vs/17/release/vc_redist.x64.exe


Category: Windows 🠪 Software
Quick Assist - Remote Support
December 1, 2023

Microsoft Quick Assist can be used to quickly assist a remote user. You can search for it in the Start Menu, or use they keyboard Shortcut, Ctrl-Windows-Q to start it.


Category: Windows 🠪 Software
Windows 11
November 29, 2023

https://aka.ms/GetPCHealthCheckApp
Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz)+, 2 or more cores
Memory 4 GB RAM
Storage 64 GB or larger storage device
System firmware UEFI, Secure Boot capable
TPM Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0
Graphics card DirectX 12 compatible graphics / WDDM 2.x
Display > 9" with HD Resolution (720p)
Internet connection Microsoft account and internet connectivity required for setup for Windows 11 Home
https://www.ghacks.net/2021/06/24/find-out-if-your-pc-is-compatible-with-windows-...<Too long, click to read the rest>





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