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Aug 312015
 

nvidiaGeForce Game Ready Driver 355.82 WHQL available. Supports Windows 10 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista.
The latest GeForce Game Ready driver, release 355.82 WHQL, ensures you’ll have the best possible gaming experience for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Mad Max
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Release Notes

Linux 352.41 drivers dated 8/28 available too. 64-bit and 32-bit.
NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver README and Installation Guide
openSUSE SDB:NVIDIA drivers

Aug 312015
 

samsung_ssdSamsung has updated their SSD tweaking software.
Samsung SSD software page
Download
edit – 1615hrs Apparently a global company like Samsung can’t handle a little download traffic.
If the above link doesn’t work hit up Major Geeks: http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/samsung_ssd_magician.html
User Manual

New in Version 4.7
Magician version 4.7 features a number of improvements over version 4.6:
– New model support: 850 PRO 2TB, 850 EVO 2TB
– Advanced Performance Optimization support for 840 EVO mSATA
; New firmware is required to use Advanced Performance Optimization
– Minor bug fixes

Aug 302015
 

win10_logon_logoThis has been making the rounds this weekend. Folks are claiming it works. I don’t know if it does or if the activation will stick over time.
I post this as information only.
http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/64770-How-to-upgrade-from-W7-8-1-without-to-go-through-the-upgrade-process-itself-with-ease
original source? https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/comments/3i93mp/no_need_for_a_full_upgrade_to_install_10_from/

I was under the impression that Win10 activation was somehow tied to info their servers which makes me wonder if activation can be yanked.

Aug 272015
 

nasa_blackholeGot Win10? Got Updates!
Released today:
Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3081448)
Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3081449)
Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3081452)

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10532 for PC
If you’re on the Windows Insider Fast Ring it should show up soon. This update looks kinda lame.

Firefox 40.0.3
Bugfixes / Security fixes
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Release Notes

Dr. Hawking’s New Statements On Black Holes
Hawking proposes way for information to escape destruction in black hole
Hawking presents new idea on how information could escape black holes [Video]

Aug 242015
 

thI didn’t want to have to write this but there is just too much misinformation out there.
I’ve seen multiple posts at websites and forums telling folks how to deal with GWX. Most of them either don’t go far enough, or usually, they go way too far and break stuff.
This applies to Windows 7 ONLY.
Here are your options:
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