Clear DNS Cache in Google Chrome

Google Chrome has its own internal DNS caching. To clear it:

Enter chrome://net-internals/#dns in the Google Chrome address bar and click Clear host cache button.

In some instances you may also need flush socket pools. This can be done at: chrome://net-internals/#sockets

Outlook 2016 doesn't work with Microsoft Exchange 2010 Accounts


After upgrading Microsoft Office 2013 to Office 2016, Outlook 2016 no longer works properly with Microsoft Exchange 2010 accounts and frequently crashes. Trying to remove the old Outlook profile and creating a new one fails because auto-discovery is not configured on the Exhcange server.

Prevent HTPC from muting sound when connected via HDMI


Media PC occasionally boots or resumes from a sleep mode with muted sound. Sometimes even when the PC is running sounds get muted if HDMI device (Denon AVR in this case) switches inputs or is powered on or off. There is no regular pattern when this happens, but it only occurs when the PC sound is transferred to the AVR via a HDMI cable.


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