I have a large music library of MP3 files, around 3 TB, and finally got around to organizing it. I had a few requirements: I wanted the file tags standardized as they came from a variety of sources. I wanted the files organized as FIRSTLETTER/ARTIST/ALBUM/song.mp3 For this, I ended up with a two-step solution: Step… Continue reading Organizing a Large Music Library in 2021
Did this today. It was a fairly clean upgrade, with only these exceptions: VirtualBox would no longer launch so I upgraded to the latest version, v5.1.18, and that fixed it. Microsoft Outlook (part of Office 2013) errored upon launch. I ran the Inbox Repair app, which found a bunch of errors that I had it… Continue reading Upgrading to “Windows 10 Creators Update”
The automatic reboots are my biggest pet peeve of Windows 10. Microsoft may find this hard to believe, but not every application saves its state when Windows requests a reboot! The upcoming “Creators” release may fix this, but in the meantime I tried this fix. Fingers crossed it will do the trick.
I took the plunge on upgrading on my main machine. These were the hiccups: I have a DisplayLink USB/DVI adapter for an external monitor. The “compatibility check” Windows runs prior to upgrading failed to catch that I needed to install the latest driver. It just was a blank screen after upgrading. So I had to… Continue reading Upgrading to Windows 10, Part 2
I updated my laptop from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 over the last day. I did not want to leave this major update up to Microsoft’s timing, so I installed all the available updates from Windows Update, which triggered the little Windows 10 icon at the bottom of the screen. I then initiated the upgrade… Continue reading Upgrading to Windows 10