Author: Leon Hoh

Synology DiskStation DS1618+

High-performance and 6-bay NAS ideal for tackling multi-tasking challenges.   User-oriented server with high-speed computing DS1618+ is a 6-bay NAS that provides storage scalability perfect for tech enthusiasts and small- to medium-sized businesses by effortlessly handling workloads. Further boost storage performance with the optional M.2 SSD cache or enhance network speeds by adding a 10 GbE NIC. CPU quad-core 2.1GHz RAM options 4GB DDR4 SO-DIMM, expandable up to 32GB High Performance 1,151 MBps sequential reading RAID type more flexible in RAID configuration     Supercharge your storage with speedy performance DS1618+ comes with a PCIe expansion slot to support add-in cards. Install a dual M.2 SSD card for high-IOPS system caching and a 10GbE NIC for ultra-fast data transmission. M2D17 dual M.2 SATA SSD slot, compatible with 2280/2260/2242 form factors 10GbE 10GbE network capacity for intensive bandwidth environments M2D17 and 10GbE network adapter cards sold separately.   Engineered for reliability, backed by Synology DS1618+ is designed to reliably store your data and is backed by Synology’s three-year hardware warranty. An optional two-year extended warranty is available in select regions for up to five years of coverage. Learn more Ultimate file management and sharing File Station is a web-based, fast and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operation without requiring any complex setup on Mac or PC. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organization and sharing of files with just a link. Supports SMB, FTP, AFP, NFS, WebDAV, compatible with any environment....

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Microsoft confirms Epson Printer bug caused by November 2017 updates

Microsoft confirmed today that November 2017 updates for the Windows operating system affect the printing functionality of some Epson printer models. Print jobs are terminated with the error message “Win32 error code returned by the print processor: 2147500037” on affected devices. The issue seemed to affect Epson dot matrix printers, and users reported issues with printer models such as Epson LX-310, Epson FX890, and Epson LQ690. Microsoft confirmed the issue affecting Epson printers in an addendum added to the know issues section of update support pages. The KB4048955  update page for Windows 10 Version 1709 for instance lists it as a new issue: After installing this update, some Epson SIDM and Dot Matrix printers cannot print on x86 and x64-based systems. Microsoft confirmed the issue but has yet to release a fix for it. The company notes however that the issue is not caused by printer drivers, and that it cannot be corrected by installing different printer drivers for the Epson printers. Microsoft and Epson have determined the cause of the issue and are working on a solution. This problem is not related to the printer driver, so installing current or older print drivers will not resolve the issue. Microsoft will provide an update in an upcoming release. Günter Born published workarounds on his blog that help Windows users and administrators fix the issue on affected machines. Here are...

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