Tag: Windows 10

Setting Sail with Sea of Thieves

It’s time to channel your inner pirate, form a crew, and set sail with Sea of Thieves. It’s a new game that revolves around sailing, piracy, adventure, and of course treasure! I was able to experience this first-hand playing the

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Windows 10 gains in Steam hardware survey September

Steam’s monthly Hardware & Software Survey shows Windows 10 is gaining big amongst gamers. The new operating system features the latest DirectX 12 graphics API so most of these gains also reflect in DirectX 12 adoption. From August to September

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Block Spotify Free Ads in Windows with EZBlocker

If you’re using Windows and listening to music through Spotify Free then you might be interested in EZBlocker, a small piece of software that auto mutes ads and blocks banner ads. EZBlocker stays open the entire time Spotify is open

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Prologue Screens

Warning this post contains Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain spoilers but only from the very start of the game. As is in the name, Prologue is the very first mission(s) of the game and explains what has been

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GeForce Windows 10 Driver update for The Phantom Pain

NVIDIA released a new GeForce Game Ready WHQL driver Monday August 31st 2015. This driver coincides with the release of the game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, which NVIDIA offers for free with the purchase of a new

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Install 64-bit Java in Windows 10 x64

Whether you are playing Minecraft, developing Android apps or using browser plugins you need Java installed. If you’ve running Windows 10 x64 then not only do you need Java but 64-bit Java. By default the owners of Java Oracle install 32-bit

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Chrome does not work well with Windows 10

Slow launching, constant lockups and issues with forms seem to plague Google’s Chrome under Windows 10. After the initially install Chrome took a few minutes just to open up and that was the start of a horrible bug ridden journey.

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Troubleshooting and fixing Battle.net issues with Windows 10

If you’re having trouble installing the Battle.net App and Blizzard games then this guide will help you fix them! I kept running into “BLZBNTBTS0000005D” errors when setting up my new Windows 10 computer. I briefly talk about this issue in my

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Battle.net App issues with Windows 10: BLZBNTBTS0000005D

Installing the Battle.net App can have it’s issues. The launcher for Blizzard games gave me trouble on Windows 10. These bugs seem to involve the new operating system and Windows 8/8.1 64-bit users. I wrote these guides to help troubleshoot and

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Chrome issue downloading Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft

While trying to download the disk image (ISO) for Windows 10 from the official Microsoft servers (http://software-download.microsoft.com/) I kept getting an error in Chrome: “This download was taking too long and was stopped by the network.” The image should be

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