Tagged: software

Is my ISP traffic shaping my connection?

Thanks to a guy on the #OBSproject Quakenet channel I found this pretty neat program by the Georgia Tech College. It´s called shaper probe! Grab it here! The goal of DiffProbe is to detect if an ISP is classifying certain kinds of traffic as “low priority”, providing different levels of service for them. DiffProbe actively (and non-intrusively) probes the network...

NirCmd: Useful commands

NirCmd: Useful commands

Following the Audio Guide you can find here, I also wanted to list some more useful features of NirCmd. First of all, you need the Program from the NirSoft Page: Download NirCmd Download NirCmd 64-bit Using a shortcut or the windows commandprompt, or a batch file you can use the following commands:    restartexplorerRestarts Windows Explorer gracefully.shellrefresh Initiate a general...

NirCmd: Change Windows Audio settings per Shortcut or Hotkey

“NirCmd is a small command-line utility that allows you to do some useful tasks without displaying any userinterface”. Today I´m gonna show you how to use this program to change Windows 7 sound settings, like Volume, active devices and similar stuff. Even setting up a hot-key to mute a single Application is possible. First of all, you need the Program...

How to clean my System for Streaming/Recording or Gaming?

Here is a quick tutorial on how to clean your System so its set for a nice streaming/recording or gaming experience: While proceeding through the steps, steck your Number of Processes and Ram Usage, for example with Process Explorer (run as Administrator) Update your System Components, Codecs, Flash, .Net Ninite K-Lite Codecpack .Net Remove unnecessary programs that run at startup....

How to find out whats the bottleneck in my system?

First of all, there are several ways to find bottlenecks or interrupting devices/software that causes your system to Lag/Crash/BSoD. While trying to figure out what is causing these problems I normally use a few different Programs: Page 2 – DPC Latency Checker Page 3 – Process Explorer Page 4 – Open Hardware Monitor and Autoruns Page 5 – Some more...

Possible setup solutions for a Multi-View(PiP) stream

This time I want to give you a brief overview of how to accomplish streaming more than one “video source” at the same time. Co-Op game play, Clan-Matches with more than one viewpoint. Hunger-Games with several streamers. So far I have seen different needs and setups that can be used to accomplish these things. Two or even more PC’s capable of...