Fixing picture glitches and freezes on the Logitech BRIO 4K webcam in Windows

At the worst possible moment, my C920 developed a horizontal line of dead pixels. I’m due to run an online event this weekend and I can’t do that without a half-decent webcam. But, with the lockdown in full effect, it seems that everyone has scrambled to buy them, and they’re out of stock everywhere –… Read More Fixing picture glitches and freezes on the Logitech BRIO 4K webcam in Windows

Re-enabling NIC Teaming (LBFO) in Windows 10 & other desktop SKUs, even after Microsoft removed it

Windows Server supports NIC Teaming, also known as Load Balancing/Failover (LBFO), which allows you to bond multiple network interfaces together, for example using 802.3ad (LACP). It used to be possible to use Powershell on Windows 10 to use teaming, even though it wasn’t intended, but in 2016 Microsoft said that the feature was never intended… Read More Re-enabling NIC Teaming (LBFO) in Windows 10 & other desktop SKUs, even after Microsoft removed it

Setting up SMB Multi-Channel between FreeNAS (or any BSD/Linux) and Windows for 20Gbps transfers

SMB Multi-Channel is a useful performance feature that distributes SMB traffic over multiple network connections, allowing it to scale across multiple network adapters, as well as multiple CPU cores through the use of receive-side scaling (RSS). It is supported and enabled in Windows 10 by default, and Samba has support for it as of version… Read More Setting up SMB Multi-Channel between FreeNAS (or any BSD/Linux) and Windows for 20Gbps transfers

Mirroring content across multiple screens on Windows, without changing display configuration

TL;DR – OBS can do this using a display capture source and multiple output projectors. I’m using Streamlabs OBS on Windows, but you can probably make it work on regular OBS on any supported OS. On my home workstation I’ve got three side-by-side monitors. Normally I roughly dedicate them to separate tasks – left usually… Read More Mirroring content across multiple screens on Windows, without changing display configuration