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You, Steam Deck, SteamOS and Windows 10/11: Non-destructive Dualboot Guide.

Ever wanted to run SteamOS and Windows side-by-side on your Steam Deck without having to reinstall the OS? At the end of this tutorial, you will achieve being able to dualboot between Windows 10/11 and SteamOS. Your installed games on SteamOS will be preserved, unless something goes wrong during the partitioning stage of the tutorial….

Quick Review: FENVI WiFi 6 MediaTek-powered USB Adapter

From time to time, AliExpress sends me emails that show off some really nice deals. One said deal was 30% off a FENVI-branded USB 3.0 WiFi 6 Adapter. I decided to check it out and order one unit. The unit arrived after a bit of an extended wait due to the Chinese Lunar New Year….

Follow up (again): Purging Microsoft Edge off Windows breaks some updates

I forgot to write about this earlier but I will admit that I have had second thoughts in ripping off Microsoft Edge from Windows 10 or 11. Instead, it’s probably better to leave it installed but disable its automatic updates executable, which I detail in my guide for this. Why the change of heart? I…

Follow up: Microsoft Edge reinstalls itself after Windows Updates

If you’ve followed my guide to purge Microsoft Edge off your Windows installation, sometimes you may notice that it’ll come back uninvited. Luckily, I have figured out how to stick a gag into it and tell it to bugger off. The Remedy Firstly, check to see if the MicrosoftEdgeUpdate.exe file exists in a specific folder…

Fix being unable to boot back into SteamOS after a BIOS Update

If you’ve followed my guide on how to dual boot Windows 11 and SteamOS together on the internal storage of the Steam Deck, you may run into a situation where the Steam Deck BIOS boot selection entry is gone after a BIOS update is installed. Read on to find out how to get yourself back…

The Ultimate Steam Deck Driver Pack

This is literally the ultimate Steam Deck Windows Driver Pack and it’s a supplement to my guide on how to do a non-destructive dualboot setup on the Steam Deck. While it mostly contains Valve-supplied drivers, it also has some of the missing ones that I’ve found over my adventures on the internet. UPDATE 2023-10-26: Apparently…

Metal Waltz: Coburn’s Probably Not-So-Lengthy Review

Metal Waltz, also known as Panzer Waltz in Japan is a game developed by Shanghai JingCai Computer Software Development Co., Ltd. and was originally released on iOS and Android devices with a Steam PC release which can be found here. Oddly enough, the splash screen states What’s Up Labs as the developers, so I wonder…

rEFInd: Dualboot stuff with Ease on Valve’s Steam Deck

Experimenting with dual booting various Operating Systems on devices like the Steam Deck can be a pain. However, I would like to point you at this GitHub Repository called “Steam rEFInd”. What the github repository contains is a installer that installs a open source bootloader to your Steam Deck’s boot partition. This allows one to…

AliExpress Choice XrayDisk MicroSD Cards: They’re legit!

So… we’re back and here’s the results of the testing of the AliExpress Choice MicroSD Cards. These were XrayDisk-branded, which has been a good brand with some SSDs I got from them in the past. Surprisingly, they are genuine and unlike the fake 256GB/512GB KRY-branded MicroSDs some time ago, they actually have a good read…