Do you keep a diary for your computers?


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Yeah, I keep a diary, but my little sister stole it and showed it to all her friends. :D
 

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    Still assembled, still runs. Haven't turned it on for 13 years?

    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?183088-5000-B-E-on-M2N32-SLI-Dlx-Overclocked&p=2891724#post2891724

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Yeah, I keep a diary, but my little sister stole it and showed it to all her friends. :D
I know..., she posted it online..., I read it...,









... ALL of it!!! :oops: :wink:
 

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Well, you just added the payroll mechanics. You may not be personally responsible for writing the report, but the report is always needed to show what work is done for what kind of $. The report is thus a rightful justification to get a paycheck. The report is not an excuse to get a paycheck, that's a strange notion.

Anyway, the report is a good source of what work is done in IT.
I know for local government the payroll department only needs the hours worked and at what pay rate. There is no reason that the head of the department would have to make up a reason for the workers to get paid. If your park is clean and well-kept, then the workers must be doing something. If not, maybe the town needs a new head of the parks department.
 

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    PowerSpec B746
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    Intel Core i7-10700K
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    ASRock Z490 Phantom Gaming 4/ax
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    16GB (8GB PC4-19200 DDR4 SDRAM x2)
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    NVMe WDC WDS100T2B0C-00PXH0 1TB
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    HP Envy x360 15-ds1083cl
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    AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2.0GHZ
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    16 MB DDR 4-2666
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Thank your head of department for writing the work-for-$ reports to get the paychecks signed, even if you never saw those reports. His head could indeed roll if his reports failed the audits.
 

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Thank your head of department for writing the work-for-$ reports to get the paychecks signed, even if you never saw those reports. His head could indeed roll if his reports failed the audits.
You have no clue and IMHO you feel that public works employees do nothing but waste your tax dollars. Try walking a mile in our shoes than you can comment.
 

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    Windows 11
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    PowerSpec B746
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    Intel Core i7-10700K
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    ASRock Z490 Phantom Gaming 4/ax
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    16GB (8GB PC4-19200 DDR4 SDRAM x2)
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    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 TI
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    Realtek Audio
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    Samsung SAM0A87 Samsung SAM0D32
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    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    NVMe WDC WDS100T2B0C-00PXH0 1TB
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    750 Watts (62.5A)
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    PowerSpec/Lian Li ATX 205
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    Logitech K270
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    Logitech M185
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    HP Envy x360 15-ds1083cl
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    AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2.0GHZ
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    16 MB DDR 4-2666
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    AMD Radeon
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    15.6"
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Yeah, I keep a diary, but my little sister stole it and showed it to all her friends. :D
...and explain this "Furries" thing?

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    LG 32MA68HY 32" IPS
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    ASUS P7P55D
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    Kingston HyperX Fury Black 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3-1600MHz CL8
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    MSI GeForce GT 240 N240GT-MD1G/D5 1 GB DDR5
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I might scrawl on a note somewhere what I just installed or updated so I can undo the change. After that, I lose the note if everything seems to be going well. So, my diary is very fleeting.
 

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    Asus M5A97 LE R2.0
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    16MB DDR
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For things that I do infrequently, things that I need to look up on the web how to do it, etc., I generally write up what I am doing while I am doing it so that I can back track if something does not go as planned, or do something differently the next go around.

I keep the notes (and even write a short summary) only at the very beginning of setting up the machine.

At subsequent events, I lose the notes. I think there is a case to be made to keep the notes and write a short summary at subsequent events, too.
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Beyond that, and beyond doing backups, what preventative maintenance do people do? For example, I took notice of some people doing clean installs every year, and pros having service contracts including doing clean installs every six months. I would certainly scale that back to whatever makes sense to me, just wonder what makes sense to me, LOL
 

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For things that I do infrequently, things that I need to look up on the web how to do it, etc., I generally write up what I am doing while I am doing it so that I can back track if something does not go as planned, or do something differently the next go around.

I keep the notes (and even write a short summary) only at the very beginning of setting up the machine.

At subsequent events, I lose the notes. I think there is a case to be made to keep the notes and write a short summary at subsequent events, too.
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Beyond that, and beyond doing backups, what preventative maintenance do people do? For example, I took notice of some people doing clean installs every year, and pros having service contracts including doing clean installs every six months. I would certainly scale that back to whatever makes sense to me, just wonder what makes sense to me, LOL
I reinstall only when necessary. If it ain't broke, don't fix it. I do routine backups twice a week when I know everything is working as intended. I run cleanup tasks regularly with Norton and System Mechanic. That's about it, though. Things seem to be working well for me with those few things I do.
 

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    Windows 11 Pro
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    PC/Desktop
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    Home built
    CPU
    Ryzen 9 5900X
    Motherboard
    MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI
    Memory
    Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 3200 MHz DDR4 DRAM Desktop Gaming Memory 32MB
    Graphics Card(s)
    ZOTAC RTX 3060 Twin Edge OC/ ZOTAC Gaming GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB GDDR6 192-bit Gaming Graphics Card
    Sound Card
    Proprietary
    Monitor(s) Displays
    ViewSonic XG2530 25"/Benq XL2411P 24"/ Samsung SyncMaster BX2331 23"
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080 240Hz/144Hz/60Hz (based on monitor setup above)
    Hard Drives
    SK hynix Gold P31 1TB PCIe NVMe Gen3 M.2 2280 Internal SSD
    ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 1TB
    Samsung SSD 860 EVO 1TB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD
    PSU
    Thermaltake Smart 700W 80+ White Certified PSU
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    Rosewill ATX Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case, Gaming Case with Blue LED for Desktop
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    Corsair iCUE H60i RGB PRO XT Liquid CPU Cooler
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    Corsair K70
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    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    120MB/s Download/ 10MB/s Upload
    Browser
    Edge (Chromium)
    Antivirus
    Norton 360
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    Windows 10
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    Home Built
    CPU
    AMD FX Black Edition
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    Asus M5A97 LE R2.0
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    16MB DDR
    Graphics card(s)
    I forget, but it's old.
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    ACER LED 24"
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    1920X1080
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    1TB Samsung SSD 3.5"
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    Corsair
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    Stock
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    Logitech
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    Currently taken down because of a lack of space :-(
    Maybe I'll make room somewhere and connect to the Dev channel if possible.

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For things that I do infrequently, things that I need to look up on the web how to do it, etc., I generally write up what I am doing while I am doing it so that I can back track if something does not go as planned, or do something differently the next go around.

I keep the notes (and even write a short summary) only at the very beginning of setting up the machine.

At subsequent events, I lose the notes. I think there is a case to be made to keep the notes and write a short summary at subsequent events, too.
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Beyond that, and beyond doing backups, what preventative maintenance do people do? For example, I took notice of some people doing clean installs every year, and pros having service contracts including doing clean installs every six months. I would certainly scale that back to whatever makes sense to me, just wonder what makes sense to me, LOL

I like to do clean installs several times a year and whenever I think I might possibly be compromised. This takes very little time as all my data is kept on OneDrive and is instantly there the moment I log in to Windows. App installs are quick as my Internet connection is reasonably fast at 700/24.
 

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    Windows 11 Pro
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    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell XPS 15 9510 OLED
    CPU
    11th Gen i9 -11900H
    Memory
    32 GB 3200 MHz DDR4
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050Ti
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15.6" OLED Infinity Edge Touch
    Screen Resolution
    16:10 Aspect Ratio (3456 x 2160)
    Hard Drives
    1 Terabyte M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
    2 Thunderbolt™ 4 (USB Type-C™)
    1 USB 3.2 Gen 2 (USB Type-C™)
    SD Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC)
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    700 Mbps, 24 Mbps
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge (Chromium)
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Windows Security (Defender)
    Other Info
    Microsoft 365 subscription
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I know..., she posted it online..., I read it...,









... ALL of it!!! :oops: :wink:
I heard through the grapevine that it's going to be made into a movie. :ROFLMAO:
 

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  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    PowerSpec B746
    CPU
    Intel Core i7-10700K
    Motherboard
    ASRock Z490 Phantom Gaming 4/ax
    Memory
    16GB (8GB PC4-19200 DDR4 SDRAM x2)
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 TI
    Sound Card
    Realtek Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung SAM0A87 Samsung SAM0D32
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    NVMe WDC WDS100T2B0C-00PXH0 1TB
    Samsung SSD 860 EVO 1TB
    PSU
    750 Watts (62.5A)
    Case
    PowerSpec/Lian Li ATX 205
    Keyboard
    Logitech K270
    Mouse
    Logitech M185
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge and Firefox
    Antivirus
    ESET Internet Security
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Dev
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy x360 15-ds1083cl
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2.0GHZ
    Memory
    16 MB DDR 4-2666
    Graphics card(s)
    AMD Radeon
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15.6"
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
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    PCIe NVMe M.2 512GB
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    32 GB 3200 MHz DDR4
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    NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050Ti
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    15.6" OLED Infinity Edge Touch
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    16:10 Aspect Ratio (3456 x 2160)
    Hard Drives
    1 Terabyte M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
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    Mouse
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I reinstall only when necessary. If it ain't broke, don't fix it. I do routine backups twice a week when I know everything is working as intended. I run cleanup tasks regularly with Norton and System Mechanic. That's about it, though. Things seem to be working well for me with those few things I do.
I also follow don't-fix-what-is-not-broken which is an after-the-fact method. I am exploring a preventative do-the-work-even-if-there-aren't-any-problems method. It will always be a bit of both, I think.

I like to do clean installs several times a year and whenever I think I might possibly be compromised. This takes very little time as all my data is kept on OneDrive and is instantly there the moment I log in to Windows. App installs are quick as my Internet connection is reasonably fast at 700/24.
Don't you have to spend time configuring your apps?
 

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Don't you have to spend time configuring your apps?
It doesn't take me long to set things up the way I like.
I'm just an amateur photographer.
I do all of this for my own enjoyment.
 

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    Dell XPS 15 9510 OLED
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    11th Gen i9 -11900H
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    32 GB 3200 MHz DDR4
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050Ti
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15.6" OLED Infinity Edge Touch
    Screen Resolution
    16:10 Aspect Ratio (3456 x 2160)
    Hard Drives
    1 Terabyte M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
    2 Thunderbolt™ 4 (USB Type-C™)
    1 USB 3.2 Gen 2 (USB Type-C™)
    SD Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC)
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    700 Mbps, 24 Mbps
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge (Chromium)
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Windows Security (Defender)
    Other Info
    Microsoft 365 subscription
    Microsoft OneDrive 1TB Cloud
    Microsoft File History

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    Microsoft Visual Studio

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I have been involved with many systems (Networked), ( from a couple of devices to several hundreds or thousands of different sizes over the years and it was expected to have everything fully documented, down to a very granular level, this was a major task to keep up to date but it was demanded by the nature of the useage.

Items were purchased in batches, of identical setups and hardware, but this was not the case with batches of hardware over longer periods as technology advances. This would often go to a level where the serial numbers of components ( hard disks and motherboard levels ) and obviously the allocated licences were managed.

At home now I run just a desktop and a laptop, ( See my Specs ), and I still maintain a list of the software and their allocated Keys, ( though most licences for the software I run are supplied with multi device activations, either concurrent use or either/or useage - install on more than one system, but only use one at a time )
 

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    Windows 10 Pro x64 [Latest Release Preview]
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    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Chillblast to my design
    CPU
    Ryzen 9 5950X, 4.9GHz
    Motherboard
    Asus Prime X570-Pro Motherboard
    Memory
    64GB DDR4 3200MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    4GB NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 1650 Ti - HDMI, DP
    Sound Card
    On motherboard Feeding SPDiF 5.1 system
    Monitor(s) Displays
    32" UHD 32 Bit HDR Monitor + 43" UHD 4K 32Bit HDR TV
    Screen Resolution
    2 x 3840 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    1TB M2 SSD OS, 500GB Fast Access SSD, 2 x 8TB Data + Various Externals from 1TB to 4TB, 10TB NAS
    PSU
    NZXT C750 80 PLUS Gold 750W Modular PSU
    Case
    Chillblast Silent Workstation PC Case - Black
    Cooling
    NZXT Kraken X63 280mm CPU Cooler, Quiet Case fans Fan
    Keyboard
    Wireless Logitec MX Keys + K830 [Depending on where I'm Sat]
    Mouse
    Wireless Logitec - MX Master 3 + M570 Trackball
    Internet Speed
    72 MB Down 18.5 MB Up
    Browser
    Latest Chrome
    Antivirus
    BitDefender Total Security 2021
    Other Info
    Also run...
    Laptop - Quad 8GB - Windows 10 Pro x64 HP 15.2"
    Nexus 7 Android tablet [x2]
    Samsung 10.2" tablet
    Blackview 10.2 Tablet
    Sony Z3 Android Smartphone
    Samsung S9 Plus Smartphone
    Samsung Note S20
    Wacom Pro Medium Pen Pad
    Wacom Pro Small Pen Pad
    Wacom ExpressKey Remote
    Loopdeck+ Graphics Controller
    Shuttle Pro v2 Control Pad
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro x64 [Latest release]
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell XPS 17 9700
    CPU
    i7 10750H
    Motherboard
    Stock
    Memory
    32 GB
    Graphics card(s)
    Stock Intel + GTX 1650 Ti
    Sound Card
    Stock 4 speaker
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Stock 17"
    Screen Resolution
    3840 x 2160 HDR touchscreen
    Hard Drives
    2TB M2 NVMe
    PSU
    Stock
    Case
    Stock Aluminium / Carbon Fibre
    Cooling
    Stock + 2 fan cooling pad
    Mouse
    Stock Trackpad +Logi Mx Master 3
    Keyboard
    Stock Illuminated + Logi - MX Keys
    Internet Speed
    72 MB Down 18.5 MB Up
    Browser
    Latest Chrome
    Antivirus
    BitDefender Total Security 2021

SmokeMe

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I have a spreadsheet of my 3 desktops, 1 server, 3 laptops & 1 tablet (NIC iPad).
I track what OS & apps is/are on each partition on each along what to press at POST to display the boot menu (ex. F8).
Ex. Main Rig has 6 OSs on it, some are dedicated to certain tasks.
I also track which build of the OSs on a separate worksheet/tab.

Edit: All my Win11 OSs are on (4) external drives that I plug into a PC, restart, press F8, choose drive then from the Boot menu for that drive which Win11 OS I want to run.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 10 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Self made in 2021
    CPU
    i7-9700K @ 3.6GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Prime Q370M-C
    Memory
    2/8 GB Critical Ballistix
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
    Sound Card
    On board sound
    Monitor(s) Displays
    27 inch LED
    Hard Drives
    1 TB Samsung SSD w/ 4 partitions
    250 GB Samsung SSD for WSE 2016 BU OS
    1 60 GB External SSD
    1 TB WD HDD (Storage)
    Browser
    Brave & EDGE
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 x3 & Windows 11 x1 (MS Test)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Self made 2017 (Test Rig 1)
    CPU
    i7- 6700 Skylake @ 4.0 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Z170M-E D3
    Memory
    1 x 8 GB Corsair Vengence
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 8400GS
    Sound Card
    Onboard sound
    Monitor(s) Displays
    27 inch LED
    Hard Drives
    500 GB Samsung SSD
    250 GB Samsung SSD
    320 GB WD HDD (Storage)
    Browser
    EDGE

Haydon

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I have been involved with many systems (Networked), ( from a couple of devices to several hundreds or thousands of different sizes over the years and it was expected to have everything fully documented, down to a very granular level, this was a major task to keep up to date but it was demanded by the nature of the useage.
That's the gist of this thread, executed on a scaled down household level or perhaps small biz level.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10 Pro
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