Monday, May 17, 2021

How to install Windows 10 Pro on Intel NUC 11 Enthusiast


Q: So is it possible to install windows 10 pro during a clean install of windows when windows 10 home is embedded on the motherboard of a computer?

A: Yes. Create a text file containing:


Name the file as ei.cfg and place it in the sources folder in the install media. This will make Setup skip looking for a key in the bios and ask you which edition to install.

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Focusrite Clarette 4Pre USB + Ableton LIVE 10 Lite + ASIO4ALL + VB Audio + Voicemeeter + Meet or Skype + Windows 10

Here's how to make these all work together.

Configure Windows 10 default playback and recording devices

Right-click -> Open Sound settings

Related Settings -> Sound Control Panel

Configure Ableton LIVE 10 Lite

  • Set Driver Type to ASIO
  • Set Audio Device to ASIO4ALL v2

Input Config

  • Enable (Yellow) all 8 inputs
  • Name channels

Output Config

  • Enable first 2 channels
  • Name channels

Enable monitoring

  • Set Mic to channel 1 and Monitor to In.
  • Set Master Out to channel 1/2.

Configure ASIO4ALL

This can be accessed from Ableton in Settings->Audio->Hardware Setup.
- OR - 
from ASIO4ALL Taskbar (while Ableton is running)

  • Check wrench to enable Advanced view
  • Enable VB-Audio Virtual Cable Device & Out (IMPORTANT: Only as Output device, not as Input device)

  • Enable Focusrite USB Audio Device and In (IMPORTANT: Only as Input device, not Output device)

Configure Voicemeeter

  • Set Hardware Out A1 to Focusrite USB. This will enable all sound to go to Clarette.
  • Set Hardware Input 1 to Cable Output. Route to B2 (Voicemeeter AUX output). This will allow you to combine Cable Output + System to Voucemeeter AUX output for soundboard.

Configure Meet

  • Set Microphone as Voicemeeter Aux Output (if adding sounds) or VB Cable Output (if direct from Ableton)
  • Set Speakers to Focusrite USB 

Configure Skype

See above.

Friday, April 10, 2020

How to clear Microsoft Excel data on MacOS

Step: 1: Close Excel

Step 2: Open the folder: ~/Library/Saved Application State. (Use shortcut: Cmd+Shift+G)

Step 3: Rename to something else.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Assioma duo LED bahaviour

Fast and continuous blinking for 3 seconds
indicates that Assioma is being switched on.

Short blinking every 3 seconds
indicates that Assioma is switched on.

Fixed light
indicates that the battery is being charged.

Short blinking every 0.5 seconds
indicates that the battery charging has been completed.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Windows 10 does not shut down

Solution: Open a command prompt and run this as administrator; powercfg h off, then hit enter.

Disk speed tests

Vertex 3 SATA 6G 256GB

Samsung Evo 500GB SATA 6G

Samsung 960 Pro M.2 PCIE SSD

4x Intel 720P 512GB  PCIE SSD
Hyper M.2 X16 (VROC)
Not Bootable even with VROCSISMOD key

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Backup QNAP to External USB

The best backup application I found was Hybrid Backup Sync.

Step 1: Connect External Device

Step 2: Open Hybrid Backup Sync -> External Backup

Step 3: Configure Folder Pairs as follows:

Step 4: Run it!