May 2017

YouTube – Might be the best compressor and converter for MP4 video file

31st May, 2017|Categories: Video, YouTube|Tags: |

From time to time, I have to deal with video file conversion and try to compress the file as much as possible.  It's because Media Library file size restrictions for WordPress web publishing platform.  You can only upload to the Media Library up to 40MB in size (Correction 18/06/17: My new hosting server allows me to [...]

How to make Powerpoint Presentation to YouTube 2K Video

29th May, 2017|Categories: Software, Video, YouTube|

Although Microsoft Powerpoint 2013 and 2016 can convert Powerpoint Presentation file to MP4 format, there are some restrictions.  On top of Microsoft support on line office, I found embedded MIDI audio file would not be converted.  Also, output file is restricted to MP4 and WMV format only which tends to become bigger taking more time to [...]

Local SQL Server – Client logon using Windows Authentication

27th May, 2017|Categories: Network, SQL|

There are tons of articles available for SQL Server and client connections on the net which tend to be very technical with full of computer jargons.  Not much of help when you set up a local testing environment for SQL Server + client connection for a Workgroup network.  It is a little inconvenient for the testing [...]

USB 3.0 Flash Drive Read/Write Performance (How is it?)

27th May, 2017|Categories: Hardware|

USB Flash Drive also known as USB stick, thumb drive, pen drive, jump drive, flash-drive or USB memory evolved from first generation to 2.0 and 3.0 standard and in 2015, 4th generation 3.1 standard was introduced.  The USB 3.0 interface specifies transfer rates up to 5 Gbit/s (625 MB/s) and USB 3.1 type-C flash drives gets [...]

Gigabyte GA-Z270M-D3H failed in to install Windows 10 from USB Flash

24th May, 2017|Categories: Hardware|

When you assemble a new PC selecting parts of your choice, perhaps the most important component is a Motherboard. I came across the other day where a newly assembled PC using Gigabyte GA-Z270M-D3H motherboard failed to install Windows 10 operating system from a purchased USB flash drive installation media.  It hanged almost at the end of installation.  No matter [...]

Windows XP – Really ended it’s life?

24th May, 2017|Categories: Windows XP|

You may recall recent world wide ransom ware "Wanna Cry?" attack targeting mainly Windows XP operating system.  Thousands and thousands of PCs were infected by this nasty attack. Officially, Windows XP ended it's life cycle at the end of February 2014.  There has been no more updates/fixes released by Microsoft since that time.  (Except for [...]

Protect yourself from Fake E-Mail

22nd May, 2017|Categories: Security Protection|

These days, you may start receiving so many fake e-mails.  Unfortunately, the longer you use the same e-mail address, chances of getting those fake e-mails will increase. Those fake e-mail became very sophisticated and looks real on surface. Please take a look at following sample fake e-mail image.  For safety reasons, download link will not [...]

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