Strange taskbar Icon in windows taskbar

Has 3 diagonal lines says connect when i hover over it

Does anyone know what this strange icon is in my taskbar?
It says “Connect” when hover it.
it only shows at windows start up, then goes away.

Taskbar Icon Connect strange weird 3 diagonal lines windows

Taskbar Icon Connect strange weird 3 diagonal lines windows


Added Disqus to the site

I hope this works out better then the WordPress standard comment system.
I would like to hear what people think about my blog posts.
also trying to figure out how to enable on my existing pages.
Commenting is enabled below.


Lumia Windows Phone Jack Settings, What happens when I plug something in.

A while back I used a selfie stick on my Microsoft (Formerly Nokia) Lumia Windows Phone.
I needed an extension pole to take pictures that were up high, and in places I could not reach.
In doing so I setup my phone to automatically open my Lumia Camera app.
After sometime went by I could not figure out how to change this.
I did not want my phone to open the camera every time I plugged in a headset or Aux cable.

So after searching the web I could not find any information on where this was, I searched all through my settings with no avail.
I finally found that it is an app that comes default on your Windows Phone called Gadgets.
Open the Gadgets App there you will find the settings to change what happens when a certain device is plugged into the headphone/headset jack.
You can select a device to automatically open an app, or select the device to NOT open an app..

I hope this info. has been helpful, as I was getting frustrated with the issue.



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Benchmarks SSD HDD PEX40039

Here are the benchmarks I promised of the SSDs and PEX40039 PCIe Sata3 card.
I did not get the card to work correctly while my system was set to RAID on the X58 system.
Seems to be a BIOS conflict. So these were done with RAID OFF.



Current Project: SSD PCIe2.0 Card

Samsung 850 PRO 256GB SSD
PNY Optima 240GB SSD

I will be doing some benchmarks, and reviews in the days to come.

Samsung SYBA / IOCREST SY-PEX40039 PCIe2.0 SATA3 850 PRO & PNY Optima SSD

Samsung SYBA / IOCREST SY-PEX40039 PCIe2.0 SATA3 850 PRO & PNY Optima SSD

Samsung 850 PRO & PNY Optima SSD

Samsung 850 PRO & PNY Optima SSD


Windows 10 My Feedback

I have been submitting my feedback on Windows 10 Tech Preview Build: 9926.
The previous builds were heading in the right direction,
but the latest build 9926 has me a bit off.
I have decided to keep a log of all this sent feedback.
Hopefully Microsoft Build team will take it into consideration.

I will be documenting all my feedback I am sending to Microsoft
through the Windows Feedback app from within Windows 10 Tech Preview right here in this post.

Using this System EVGA X58

Creating a shortcut: Windows 10 9926: 03/04/2015:
It takes at least 5 steps to create a desktop shortcut.
1). Click Start.
2). Click all apps.
3). Open containing folder.
4). Right click open file location.
5). right click send to desktop, Create shortcut.

Creative SB X-Fi Platinum Fatal1ty Champion Series Windows 10 9926 03/04/2015:
Driver: SBXF_PCDRV_L11_2_30_0004.
This card had no sound, Although it appeared to work fine in Windows 10 9926.
Device Manager reported the device working properly.
Properties sound meter showed working.
Just no sound coming through the headphones.
After an update yesterday 03/03/2015 the sound just started working.
However the Creative Audio Control Panel still does not.
I’m happy the card sounds great.

Windows Update Windows 10 build 9926 : 03/01/2015
Keeps automatically installing updates I do not want. Specifically Nvidia Geforce Drivers,
Which I would rather manually download & install this, there are features I want, and do not want.
Please give us more control with updates, specifiaclly 3rd party drivers, and software.
the old method in Windows 7 was much better. I could Hide the updates I do not want windows update to control.
Hide, Unhide, Choose, View, Manually install updates, turn off automatic updates,
Windows Updates is force updating my hardware, and software. need more windows update control.

Start Menu 9926 : 03/01/2015
I can no longer add programs to the context menu.
Previous version, I was able to add the Control Panel to the start menu,
A would make a context menu of the control panel items,
Now I cannot customize the menu.
I would like to see custom context menu on start.

Windows 10 Tech Preview 9926

My personal Windows 10 Tech Preview 9926