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    AMD Navi RX 3080 $249. Leaks & Rumors.

    The price is probably for just the GPU chip. Factor in the cost of DRAM and other components, the video card will be priced around $450-500. Those RGB LEDs aren't free...
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    Trouble Mapping Network Drives

    use a Group Policy
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    Creative brings '3D' sound to headphones after US$100m R&D

    Aureal 3D with Calibration Routine what's old is new...
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    The Center Channel Conundrum

    Depending on your viewing distance from the TV, you could mount a speaker above the TV(angled down). Or set your receiver/processor to use a Phantom center channel. Or if you aren't using the fireplace(mine is just for looks), place a speaker in front of the hearth.
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    Simplest Administration, Inexpensive UTM With Content Filtering (including HTTPS)

    If you have less than 50 devices, Sophos has a free UTM solution. Otherwise, you're going to have to pay-to-play when it comes to content and application filtering. Checkpoint, Juniper, Sonicwall, Cisco Firepower, Meraki, Sophos, Fortigate, Palo Alto, Untangle firewalls all require...
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    Network help or recommendation

    Consumer routers tend to run too hot with inadequate cooling. Is their ventilation around the unit? Is it hot to touch? Are you on the latest firmware?
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    MS SQL Server 2014 connecting to a remote server via VPN

    What method are you using[trying] currently? You can use SSIS, T-SQL, Linked Server, OLEDB, ODBC or RemoteDesktop directly to the server.
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    Why Microsoft Will Drive Serious Linux Innovation

    MS contributes so that it can control what features are compatible with it's ecosystems. The endgame is probably to release an MS Linux fork which will be certified/supported with Windows and Office/Exchange.
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    Introducing Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition

    Since this is a cosmetic variant, a scorpion graphic would have been made more sense.
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    OSI Model?

    If you're just configuring switches and the occasional router, then understanding the layers may not seem important. However, in troubleshooting beyond that or designing an architecture, the knowledge is important. That's the difference between an administrator versus engineer.
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    Apple Refuses To Enable iPhone Emergency Settings That Could Save Lives

    It should not be automatic. The user should be allowed to Disable/Enable the option in their phone to opt-in or out.
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    4K AppleTV with Dolby Vision/HDR10 Seemingly Confirmed by HomePod Code

    They should just make an AppleTV app, like Netflix or PrimeVideo.
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    Creators update start garbage

    In a similar vein, the update corrupted my Start menu. Clicking on Start button and no menu appeared. I had to rebuild it.
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    VPNs Are Now Banned in Russia

    This will probably affect IPsec and Tor, but not SSL VPN. A lot of businesses rely on VPN. It does not make sense to ban all VPN.
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    Dolby Atmos Upward Firing Speakers vs Ceiling

    In-Ceiling is the way to go, better feeling of "height". Upward-Floor speakers are a compromise. My room was 8.5ft high.
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    Yamaha HTR series receiver remotes - do they use the same hex codes?

    I have 2 Yamaha receivers that are 6 years apart(2010 and 2016). Their remotes are interchangeable. If you are using a Harmony remote, Logitech most likely already has the Function codes in their database. I also have several Harmony remotes..
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    Unable to get Yahama RX-V567 to do 1080p output via HDMI

    try turning HDMI Setup, Control to OFF [CEC]
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    An interesting scenario and ask for help

    If it's a managed enterprise-type switch, you should be able to use LLDP commands to list the Neighbors and match the MAC.
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    Want to Setup a Local PBX Server

    Some states require permission from both parties before recording a telephone conversation.
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    Using wifi router with combo cable modem/wifi router - IP address questions

    No. Most combo modem/routers will not be IP addressable in Bridge mode. The WAN[external] interface on your separate router will have the public IP address which was previously on the combo unit. The LAN[internal] interface on your separate router will be 192.168.xxx.xxx or whatever private IP...
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    TP-Link AC 19000 in bridge mode: completely unreliable - typical of a router in bridge mode?

    For Wireless AC, both endpoints must be 802.11ac capable devices. Your bridge is running in Wireless N mode. That TP-Link router/access point is a decent unit. I would try using that as the router, instead of the Comcast unit. Assign static IP address to your bridge endpoint. Then use WDS...
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    Help recovering IOS on Cisco AIR-CAP 2602I-A-K9 AP

    Why are your TFTP commands pointing to mulitple TFTP server addresses? I would skip using the router for the initial reflash. Attach the AP network port directly to your PC with a crossover ethernet cable. This way you only have 2 devices to deal with. Then initiate the AP to download the image...
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    SonicWall Issue - VPN

    User Authentication Settings: Enforce Login uniqueness limits to one session per user account
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    Good smallish rack for home gear?

    I have a small Middle Atlantic IDF rack. It's frame is stronger than typical racks, because it was designed to hang from the ceiling or beam. Thicker gauge panels, welded seams, lockable solid doors, ventilation holes, lifetime warranty, small enough to fit in closet. I added some casters from...
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    SonicWALL Spectrum Ubee Issue

    What model Ubee device? If it was a gateway, was it set to bridge-mode?
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    Hyper-V and Link Aggregation

    Assuming you are not directly assigning a physical NIC to the VM: Team the NICs on the Hyper-V host, then, assign the new team virtual adapter to a virtual switch. You can also create a team within the guest VM, but it's easier at the host level so all the guests are covered by the team.
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    new to Hyper-V multiple domain joins

    do you have the File and Storage Services role enabled on your server?
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    Automate Dell iDrac IP's

    dhcp ip address reservation to the idrac mac address
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    Samsung UN40KU6300 40-Inch 4K

    probably need a USB HDMI-CEC adapter
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    How to make Windows 10 HIPAA compliant?

    The healthcare providers and insurance companies use cloud hosting, terminal services or vdi to maintain compliance regardless of what front-end OS/box is used. No data resides on the client's front-end. As such, they don't care if the doctor's office uses Win10 or XP (it's still out there).
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    Looking into toying with jumbo frames and have a question or two...

    If your server is enabled with Jumbo, but your client is not, you will get I/O errors. The endpoints need to both have the same setting. Enabling Jumbo frames on your switch just means that it will accept them. It does not convert the frames from Jumbo to non-Jumbo or vice-versa. If the Roku or...
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    Looking for an easy solution for client isolation over a wired network

    Get a gigabit capable router. Assign the appropriate port to DMZ. Anything on the DMZ port will be isolated from your other LAN.
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    Samsung UN40KU6300 40-Inch 4K

    Here are some of the menus you can find in there: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/handbook/Samsung UHD TV/00toplevel_zpsrqucrp4e.jpeg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/handbook/Samsung UHD TV/01option_zps2btnklmv.jpeg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/handbook/Samsung UHD...
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    Samsung UN40KU6300 40-Inch 4K

    Service Menu Using a Samsung normal remote: television is in Standby mode (screen is Off), Mute, 1, 8, 2, Power Using a universal remote: television is in On mode (screen is On), Info, Factory *** I used a Logitech Harmony remote ***
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    Does Cisco have command to test bad port on their devices?

    documentation on Cisco's site http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/switches/catalyst-6500-series-switches/12027-53.html
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    Samsung UN40KU6300 40-Inch 4K

    I bought the 6290 version of this. I am messing around with the service menu options. Have you guys found any good setting tweaks in there? Trying to figure out the WhiteBalance/RBG tables and also unsuccessful to get pvr enabled.
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    Hackers Make Game Boy, Mega Drive, SNES Games Playable on NES Mini

    you could do this on the Wii homebrew like 10 years ago...
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    Activision Admits Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Failure

    Military shooter fatigue. They need to let the franchise take a sabbatical for a few years. There's too many FPS games. The best multiplayer shooter is Overwatch and will be for the near future..
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