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Joe D

I have always had a passion for everything computing. In early 2000, I decided to take my passion to the web. Thus, C.O.D. was born. Through the years we have made many great friends at C.O.D. and hope to continue our journey for years to come.

Export Putty Session List

I don't know about you, but I tend to work from a number of different computers, most of them Windows. Well, when the time comes that I have to either migrate system settings or configure a new device, Putty settings is always something that seems to get lost in transition. With a little search and destroy, I found a way to easily migrate your Putty Session list for import on another device.

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Fix Windows Recognizing SSD as Hard Disk Drive

It seems that the weird and strange issues always find their way into my system builds. Recently, a Windows Server build was recognizing my SSD drive as a standard hard disk drive. For some, this may not be an issue as the read/write performance is still there. However, for those that dig a little deeper, Windows will try to use the standard "Optimize" for the drive on a regular basis, something you should not do to an SSD.

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Building a Kick Ass Mining Rig

We all know it's true... cryptocurrency mining isn't going anywhere, it is here for the foreseeable future. Just as with servers, I like to build instead of buy. Over the years, I have done my share of research when it comes to hardware and components. I have made plenty of mistakes along the way and I have learned quite a bit about what works and what doesn't work. With that in mind, I am going provide you with the list of components that I choose, at computingondemand.com, when building my mining rigs.

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Rosewill RSV-L4000C 4U Mining Case

rying to figure out how you want to build a mining machine, there aren't many options to choose from concerning its skeleton. One option is to build or buy an open rig frame, another is to mockup some metal shelving and hang some gear from it with zip ties, and the last option is to purchase a professionally made, well-manufactured mining case. While Rosewill may not be that well known in the cryptocurrency space, they have made a name for themselves in the server market by manufacturing and designing quality components at a price point that most people can afford. With that kind of pedigree, Rosewill introduced the RSV-L4000B and, subsequently, the RSV-L4000BC; a 4U 6/8 GPU Rack-mountable Mining chassis.

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Configure Windows 10 For Mining

Getting your rig up and running may not be that difficult to start, but you may soon realize that there are a lot of things running in Windows 10 that do not need to be a part of your mining experience or may cause unexpected results. For instance, things like Cortana and OneDrive serve no purpose. Additionally, Windows Update may reboot your system in the middle of the night without warning. Getting Windows setup properly for mining is not difficult and here are some of the more common things you should consider.

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