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Paul Braren
Works at IBM, Founder TinkerTry.com, LLC
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How to enable a VMware Virtual Machine for GPU Pass-through. | Dell US
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Dell support article tagged with: GPU Passthrough, VM GPU. This is an article from the official Dell Support Knowledge Base and contains inf

HTML5 Audio
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Free HTML CSS JavaScript DOM jQuery XML AJAX Angular ASP .NET PHP SQL tutorials, references, web building examples

YUMI – Multiboot USB Creator | USB Pen Drive Linux
www.pendrivelinux.com

YUMI (Your Universal Multiboot Integrator), is the successor to our MultibootISOs. It can be used to create a Multiboot USB Flash Drive cont

Snagit (Windows): I need to move my unsaved captures to another computer
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Windows XP / Vista / 7/8 The easiest way to move the Library is by using the interface built into the Snagit Editor. However, if this is not

How to install iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad drivers on Windows XP 64 bit
www.copytrans.net

As you probably know by now iTunes is not compatible with Windows XP 64 bit. This article explains how you can install the iPhone, iPod Touc

The Unofficial Official VMware Certified Professional 6 – DCV Study Guid...
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With VMworld 2015 around the corner I thought this would be a great time to announce our latest version of the VMware Certified Professional

VMware Workstation Technology Preview 2015 - VMware Workstation Zealot
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The VMware Workstation team is happy to announce public access to the VMware Workstation Technology Preview July 2015 build to gather feedba

Quick Tip - Pre-filled credentials in the vSphere 6.0 Web Client
www.virtuallyghetto.com

This past weekend I was finishing up a couple of demo recordings for my VMworld sessions in case the live demos fail for whatever reason, wh

#vBrownBag TechTalks Schedule – VMworld USA 2015
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The TechTalks will, as always, be held in the Hang Space. Look for the stage at the back right as you come into the Hang Space. We couldn't

Windows 10 compatible Remote Server Administration Tool expected this month
windowsitpro.com

A new Remote Server Administration Tool (RSAT) compatible with Windows 10 will be released this month alongside the Windows Sever 2016 Techn

RSAT for Windows 10 Technical Preview (January 2015)
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Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10 Technical Preview lets IT administrators manage Windows Server Technical Preview from a re

WordPress › Support » Can Search Engines/Bots See Comments?
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Hi,. We have the plugin set to load Disqus on scroll, but my concern is that since this is a conditional/lazy load that search engines (Goog

This super-thin OLED desk lamp will also charge your phone
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Do you take your desk lighting seriously? Really seriously? You'll want to look at Aerelight's just-shipped A1 desk lamp, then. The eye-catc

How to Do System Clone and System Migration to HDD/SSD?
www.backup-utility.com

This guide mainly talks about what system clone is, why need to migrate/clone system to HDD or SSD, and how to carry out system clone with g

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)
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This is a general procedure on how to find and upload the files in order for us to help you repair your computer.

Yoga Keyboard and touch pad stop working... - Lenovo Community
forums.lenovo.com

I just received my new Yoga and have noticed a very annoying glitch. The keyboard and touchpad stop working and the only way to get them bac

Yoga 2 Pro Windows 10 disables keyboard permanently once in tablet mode ...
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Hi, Installed the preview on my Yoga 2 Pro as it needed a rebuild anyway. It all works ok except for the transition app. As soon as you swit

VMworld 2015 US – all parties, gatherings, events & activities
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Full list with all parties, gatherings, events and activities taking place during VMworld 2015 US in San Francisco. Take care to plan your a

Intel Crafts Broadwell Xeon D For Hyperscale
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The first of the server processors based on Intel's "Broadwell" cores and using its 14 nanometer chip making processes comes to market today

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Dang, it's fast, and actually fun to use again. Have a look at the screenshots and the short video, and enjoy a taste of the HTML5 future!
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Installed this first day they released it and excited for this version 2....it was definitely a must for esxi.
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I'm testing sector-by-sector cloning of a suspect Samsung 840 EVO drive tonight with AOMEI Backupper from http://www.backup-utility.com, we'll see how it goes! (video soon)
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Want to see the animated version of the Windows 10 "Hero" desktop image (wallpaper)? Can't miss it, right at the top of this article.

See also:
http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/25/8845379/windows-10-desktop-wallpaper
Windows 10 enables businesses to be more productive by simplifying management and deployment and helping to protect corporate data better than ever.
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IBM wants to cool data centers with their own waste heat
You know those little "do not eat" packs that come in shoe boxes? Well, IBM wants to use those things to improve the function of its data centers' A/C.
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Certainly share a lot of your feelings about this massive OPM fail, Christian, particularly great episode!
This week on Cyber Frontiers Jim and Christian take some time to discuss what has quickly become a favorite past time - data breaches! With the LastPass breach and OPM breach both making waves in the news (one more so than the other) - we took the time...
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Thanks for the feedback Paul!
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Just in time for your fresh Windows 10 machine, a new release of VMware Workstation is here! Keeps getting easier to take your VMs into and out of ESXi 6.0. Now with 4K monitor support, and claims of improved performance that I'll be testing as I head to VMworld with my freshly built Windows 10 system next week.
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Version 11 works fine for me.  :)
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Easier/better/faster than the LastPass method I've been using since March 2015 https://TinkerTry.com/easyvspherewebclientlogin
Thank you William Lam!
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Is this a glimpse at an HTML5 future of the oft-maligned vSphere Web Client?
This version of the ESXi Embedded Host Client is written purely in HTML and JavaScript, and is served directly from your ESXi host and should perform much
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Great, thank you Daniel, looking forward to hearing how it goes!
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Eager to use Windows 10 on July 29th. But if you already have an upgraded build 10240, you can create your own clean-install ISO today! (with video walk-through)
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Jeroen, you're right, great article (which I've added to my list of "See also"below my original article. I recall that  with Surface Pro 3 (that I briefly had my hands on), I did have to do FAT32 instead of NTFS, which is odd, and Rufus worked, see also: https://TinkerTry.com/how-to-create-bootable-windows-10-flash-drives-for-clean-installs-on-legacy-and-uefi-pcs-including-surface-pro-3
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Handy 2 minute tweak to help you enjoy your home virtualization lab  just a little bit more. Enjoy your weekend!
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Is there something similar for the native client? Sometimes that disconnects, but I've not yet tracked down after how many hours.
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IT Professional, author, home virtualization lab enthusiast.
Introduction
IBM XIV Technical Advisor. Creator of TinkerTry IT @ home - Efficient virtualization, storage, backup, and more. A wealth of in depth technical articles and videos.
Bragging rights
VMware VCP5-DCV, vExpert 2014/2015.
Education
  • Tufts University
    B.S. in Psychology & Philosophy, 1986
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@paulbraren
Work
Occupation
IT Professional and Blogger.
Employment
  • IBM, Founder TinkerTry.com, LLC
    XIV and FlashSystem Storage Technical Advisor, 2009 - present
    IT Professional. Author, videographer, consultant.
  • IBM
    IBM Lab Services Consultant, BladeCenter & System x Deployment Automation, 2005 - 2009
  • IBM
    World Wide Technical Team Lead, IBM ServerProven Program, 1999 - 2005
  • IBM
    Solution Partnership Center / IBM Innovation Center - Waltham, 1997 - 1999
  • MindShare Associates
    Corporate Trainer for IBM, 1994 - 1997
  • Cornell Information Technologies
    Help Desk, Early Web Development, 1993 - 1994
  • Cornell University
    Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant in Visual Perception Studies, 1989 - 1992
    http://academic.research.microsoft.com/Author/1858523/paul-a-braren
  • Cornell University
    Grad Student/PhD Candidate (incomplete), 1989 - 1992
  • Temp Agencies
    Data Entry / IT Operations, 1985 - 1989
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Visting the TWiT studio back in August of 2012 was an great experience. Very impressive. Leo and Chad welcomed us, and gave quite the tour. A very pleasant way to spend a Sunday afternoon!
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