Lately, I started noticing that my computer was extremely unresponsive and barely functional at times. I initially thought that it was due to some kind of virus or malware but using reputable anti-virus software and malware scanners proved that my computer was nothing but clean. I then spotted high memory usage out of completely no where. Upon further inspection, the “non-paged pool” section used up to 90% of my RAM (I had 16 GB of RAM installed). Upon further research, I realize that this is a problem that many faced two years back. Somehow I only realize it now.
This particular problem might be affecting users of motherboard or computers with Killer NIC (network interface controller) installed. You might face it out of no where as well. The problem lies within the Windows Network Data Usage Monitor Driver suffering from memory leakage. Apparently it keeps logging and allocating memory to itself to the point that it takes up all available memory. The fix is basically to turn off the Windows driver from starting. Continue reading →
Just spent the last few days playing The Witcher 3. Have been following the series for the past few years, completing every single game without fail. The Witcher 3 ends the trilogy with a bang! Damn is the game fantastic. If you haven’t got yourself a copy, there is no reason not to.
Star Citizen is one of the most ambitious games ever. It is a space simulator. It has spaceship simulation, first person shooting, trading, flying and everything! It is massive and it looks absolutely gorgeous. Here is their latest video trailer for SXSW 2015, made to showcase some of the best moments so far in the game.
The latest video game I have completed is a hidden object game. Never did I expect myself to actually try out a game in such a genre let alone complete one. I must admit that I did enjoy the one I played. The developers of Hero of the Kingdom II (HOTK2) gifted a copy of their game to me and I went into the game not expecting much. I mean what fun can there be finding objects hidden in a picture? I was wrong and I think I know why.
Went cycling half-way through the nearby park connector and managed to see the sun rising. After a decade of never cycling I managed to slowly pick it back up again. Have never cycled outside my estate before though. Maybe one day I will be confident and skillful enough enough to cycle along the roads or something.
I must say cycling is pretty fun. Much better than running. I hate running.
Back to school (college this time around) and I’ve gone on an insane spending spree on nothing but messenger bags. I’ve started using a messenger bag years back mainly because I thought they looked “cooler” (I still do) and it was definitely more flexible compared to a backpack.