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  1. Thread: Throttlestop Question - Options Disabled in 1 Laptop by mccnavy
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 2 Views 1,120

    Yep...tried that...it looks like Dell has...

    Yep...tried that...it looks like Dell has implemented BIOS controls that prevent undervolting.
  2. Thread: Intel RST Driver Question by mccnavy
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 2 Views 2,771

    Intel RST Driver Question

    I've never been able to find an explanation...closest think was win-raid.com. My desktop has a Z270 chipset and my new Dell XPS 15 9500 has a mobile 400-series chipset. Right now I'm running Intel...
  3. Thread: UAD vs. HDA Drivers Dell XPS by mccnavy
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 8 Views 1,168

    Lol...just because I can get it to work doesn't...

    Lol...just because I can get it to work doesn't mean I recommend it. It actually sounded alright, but for whatever reason, when I went to try out the microphone, it was extremely muted, and you...
  4. Thread: Throttlestop Question - Options Disabled in 1 Laptop by mccnavy
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 2 Views 1,120

    Throttlestop Question - Options Disabled in 1 Laptop

    I have two Dell laptops...a Dell XPS 13 9350 with i7-6600U and a new Dell XPS 15 9500 with i7-10875H. I wanted to use Throttlestop to undervolt and improve both temps and battery life. I thought I...
  5. Thread: UAD vs. HDA Drivers Dell XPS by mccnavy
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 8 Views 1,168

    Well...for those that are interested...I ended up...

    Well...for those that are interested...I ended up getting generic UAD drivers from Microsoft Update Catalog to work. Only 11MB download and seem to be working ...just install directly from Device...
  6. Thread: Windows 10 GPU-Scheduling Setting? by mccnavy
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 1 Views 1,425

    Windows 10 GPU-Scheduling Setting?

    Can someone explain what the Windows 10 Hardware-enabled GPU Scheduling option under Display and Graphics Settings does? I clicked it to on and the only thing I've noticed with normal use is that...
  7. Thread: Dell XPS 9500 Settings by mccnavy
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 3 Views 1,387

    Dell XPS 9500 Settings

    Hello...I have a brand new Dell XPS 15 9500 with both Intel and Nvidia graphics. Except when I open Nvidia Control Panel and click the image settings I see 0 activity from the discrete Nvidia card...
  8. Thread: UAD vs. HDA Drivers Dell XPS by mccnavy
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 8 Views 1,168

    Thanks to both of you on your responses. I'm not...

    Thanks to both of you on your responses. I'm not having issues with driver update issues or anything like that. I was curious if Dell hardware still prevented installing more modern UAD drivers or...
  9. Thread: UAD vs. HDA Drivers Dell XPS by mccnavy
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 8 Views 1,168

    UAD vs. HDA Drivers Dell XPS

    I just received a new XPS 15 9500 in the mail today and intend to open and set up this weekend. It's replacing a XPS 13 9350 (a few years old now). Minor complaint I've had with the XPS 13 is that...
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    Reinstall Windows and Remove Dell Recovery Partition?

    I have a Dell XPS 15 in production and expected to arrive in a few weeks. I know it will come with bloatware and I'd rather either do a Windows 10 refresh or simply reinstall from scratch than do...
  11. Thread: Killer Networks Driver or Software+Driver by mccnavy
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 1 Views 312

    Killer Networks Driver or Software+Driver

    I ordered a new Dell XPS 15 and it comes with the Killer 1650ax. I've always had Intel Wifi adapters. I prefer using manufacturer drivers because they update more frequently. On Killer's page...
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    I just posted on the same thing. Appears to be a...

    I just posted on the same thing. Appears to be a bug with recent Windows Update push. Go to services, stop Windows Update, do a manual Update check in Settings, and you might have a failed update...
  13. Thread: PC Stopped Automatically Sleeping by mccnavy
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 34 Views 4,868

    PC Stopped Automatically Sleeping

    Please advise if this is incorrect forum, or whether a thread already explains this (I did a search but didn't see anything).

    I have not installed anything or made any changes recently yet my...
  14. Replies 4 Views 3,881

    Thanks for quick response. I know I can't get...

    Thanks for quick response. I know I can't get Gig speed over wireless but I wanted to see if there's a way to get higher than 330 Mbps. Router listed above and PCIE card is an Asus PCE-AC68 (3 x 3...
  15. Replies 4 Views 3,881

    Gigabit Internet over 802.11AC Wifi and Windows 10

    Hello...because it was only $10/month to upgrade from 300Mbps to Gigabit, I opted in. However, the max DL speed I can get over Wi-fi is ~330 Mbps. I have a Linksys EA9500 router (rated at 5400Mbps)...
  16. Thread: Dell Audio Keeps Popping Up by mccnavy
    Forum: Sound & Audio
    Replies 1 Views 508

    Dell Audio Keeps Popping Up

    Hello...I'm just trying to figure out if this is because there is some bloatware somewhere embedded in Windows or if this is inherent to Realtek Audio. I have a Dell XPS 13 9350. After realizing...
  17. Thread: Early Bug w/ 2004 Update by mccnavy
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 2 Views 756

    Early Bug w/ 2004 Update

    Anyone who has successfully updated to 2004 notice this issue. When I optimize my SSD in Windows it executes and shows the normal "0 days since last optimization." As long as I stay logged in there...
  18. Thread: Powerpoint Icons (Office 2019) by mccnavy
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 3 Views 520

    Much appreciated...I love this site. Hopefully,...

    Much appreciated...I love this site. Hopefully, it'll automatically save all future documents without thumbnails.
  19. Thread: Powerpoint Icons (Office 2019) by mccnavy
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 3 Views 520

    SOLVED - Powerpoint Icons (Office 2019)

    When saving Word documents, there is the little checkbox for creating an icon thumbnail. You have to click it during save to change the normal Word document icon to one with a thumbnail image. ...
  20. Thread: Recovery Drive Question by mccnavy
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 7 Views 4,077

    Thanks all...sorry I should've been clear. As...

    Thanks all...sorry I should've been clear. As someone alluded to above I was referring to the "create a recovery drive" option from within Windows...same as is discussed in the TenForums tutorial. ...
  21. Thread: Recovery Drive Question by mccnavy
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 7 Views 4,077

    Recovery Drive Question

    A couple of questions:

    1) I have (3) machines with Windows 10 on them. Will a single recovery drive be usable on all three...if I ever needed it...or do I have to make (3) individual recovery...
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    Thanks but not ETU...the Intel products installed...

    Thanks but not ETU...the Intel products installed are graphics drivers, chipset drivers, rapid storage technology, and optane pinning extensions (installs w/ RST). This is on a Dell XPS 13 ultrabook...
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    I did...that didn't work either. I think the...

    I did...that didn't work either. I think the drivers are actually being used by "something" but I don't know how to find out what it is. It "should" be something by Intel as that is the only...
  24. Replies 8 Views 2,090

    DriverStore Help - Can't delete duplicate drivers

    I noticed in DriverStoreExplorer that I have somehow ended up with two identical drivers...prosetextension is what it's called. Obviously by Intel. They are the same version as well. I tried to...
  25. Replies 2 Views 1,762

    I did, however I think I found a solution. ...

    I did, however I think I found a solution. Deleting and adding new profile didn't work because of Office's press to become more user friendly (not a bad thing)...it would simply try to restore the...
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