Monthly Archives: February 2013

Qualcomm Atheros AR9287 Connecting 150Mbps (versus 300Mbps) To ASUS RT-N56U Wi-Fi Router – SOLUTION!

As long as I was posting solutions to other issues, I figured I may as well post this one too. My Sony Vaio F-Series (VCPF237FX) laptop with the Qualcomm Atheros AR9287 Wi-Fi card is limited to a max speed of … Continue reading

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All You Need To Know About The Sony Vaio F-Series Laptop – Model VPCF237FX

CRITICAL LINKS: Sony Support – drivers and pre-installed/new software: Station Drivers – new drivers/firmware not found on Sony site: UNPUBLISHED INFO: SATAIII interface (600MB/s) Blu-ray drive – PIONEER BD-RW  BDR-TD03 MAX R/W: CD-153X DVD-19X BD-6X Intel(R) 6 Series/C200 … Continue reading

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HACKING PROJECT – Upgrade [ HACK ] Time Warner Cable’s CISCO / Scientific Atlanta HD DVR Explorer 8642HDC From Mechanical Hard Drive To Solid State Drive SSD

This week’s hack project is upgrading Time Warner’s HD DVR Explorer 8642HDC sloooow mechanical 5,400rpm hard drive to a solid state drive SSD in an attempt to dramatically improve video transfer speed and overall quality. Anyone subscribing to Time Warner’s … Continue reading

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New Renesas / NEC USB 3.0 Controller / Hub Driver Fixes Issues With Many Devices Connecting At USB 2 Speeds Only On Sony Vaio F Series Laptops [Such As Patriot Supersonic Magnum Flash Drive]

The latest NEC / Renesas USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver – version 2.1.39 from – has finally allowed my Sony Vaio F Series laptop to get full USB 3 speeds on my Patriot Supersonic Magnum 64gb flash drive! While … Continue reading

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