Enabling NVIDIA GPU for Adobe Premiere Pro in Surface Book 2

I've really been enjoying using my Surface Book 2, but it's Adobe Creative Cloud performance has been terrible. In Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Media Encoder, hardware acceleration (GPU) options were all disabled, which means that doing things like encoding video were being done on the CPU. My 15" Surface Book 2 has two GPUs: an integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620 adapter, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060. It seemed to me that Adobe products were defaulting to the Intel driver, which isn't able to be selected for hardware acceleration.

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Making a shortcut to a folder on a NAS box in Windows 10

Tonight I learned how to make a shortcut to a folder on a NAS box in Windows. Happy Christmas Eve!

mklink /d "c:\Users\echeng\Desktop\picturesnas" "\\freenas\medianas\pictures"

... will put a folder called "picturesnas" on my Desktop that points to the "pictures" folder in the "medianas" share on my FreeNAS box. I'm frankly incredulous that you can't just make shortcuts of this stuff from the normal user interface. I assume "ln-s" would also work in Windows Bash shell, but Windows-mounted network shares don't show up in bash, and I'd have to mount them again.

After you do this, you can stick that symlink "file" in any folder and then drag it to your Quick Access area.

You really can't make this stuff up.