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Please do not “fix” lowercase i’s in my posts. It is a conscious decision on my part.


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comment How to create Windows 8.1 with Bing installation media?
@Matteussz I don’t think a flash drive would work given the size of current install.wims…
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answered How to create Windows 8.1 with Bing installation media?
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comment Which part of Windows are irreplacable?
Sectror-based backup is baaad when you take disk defrag into consideration. Better use tools that are NTFS-aware.
Dec
20
comment Transfer files over hardwired LAN for speed; computers are also WiFi connected
@vembutech What’s a cross wired cable? I’ve used regular ethernet cables between two computers for a few years and don’t know what you’re talking about.
Dec
19
revised How to work around Skype 7's notice that a hotkey is “probably” used by another application?
Moved transcript to alt text
Dec
17
comment Opened up a USB stick and it looks a bit odd
Did the pendrive work?
Dec
16
comment Is your MAC address revealed when you hit up a website?
Websites cannot execute arbitrary commands on the computer unless there is a security bug in the browser.
Dec
15
answered Actual Public IP different from Public IP shown on ip lookup
Dec
12
revised How to make IE’s spellcheck recognise English?
added 46 characters in body
Dec
12
asked How to make IE’s spellcheck recognise English?
Dec
7
comment I have a legitimate license for Windows 7 but not the disc on me - can I download the ISO anywhere?
-1 Starting with Vista, there is no difference between OEM and retail ISOs.
Dec
5
comment Which registry keys need to be edited to change the default browser?
@jakub.g The commands i posted are for HKLM. Never, ever, try to change the HKCU entries programmatically.
Nov
29
comment win 8.1 explorer eating CPU when opening “Device and Printers”
Aaaand now you see it has nothing to do with MultiByteToUnicodeN.
Nov
29
comment win 8.1 explorer eating CPU when opening “Device and Printers”
You need to configure your debugger to use the copy of dbghelp.dll in `%ProgramFiles%\Windows Defender` — this version supports symbols unlike the one in system32
Nov
29
comment win 8.1 explorer eating CPU when opening “Device and Printers”
You don’t have symbols. A correct stack trace would not show functions like Ordinal111.
Nov
28
comment win 8.1 explorer eating CPU when opening “Device and Printers”
Do you have symbols loaded for everything? Cause to me it seems you don’t
Nov
25
comment What happened to the B: drive in Windows and why does the hard drive default to C?
@TankorSmash Windows has always allowed installing to drives other than C:. If you start install from an existing operating system, the drive mappings get preserved.
Nov
25
accepted No 6to4 default route in Windows 8.1
Nov
25
answered No 6to4 default route in Windows 8.1
Nov
24
comment How can I change username in Windows 8.1?
The question is unclear.