Reputation
585
Top tag
Next privilege 1,000 Rep.
See votes, expandable usercard
Badges
7 29 72
Newest
 Yearling
Impact
~312k people reached

  • 0 posts edited
  • 0 helpful flags
  • 47 votes cast
Jan
26
comment Monitor and control a VPN connection
Thanks. Funny enough, just last night I showed a young man I mentor how to use .NET's Ping class to check the availability of a printer. I also showed him the Windows ping.exe command, for scripting the job if needed. I'll just have to find out how to reconnect now.
Jan
21
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
I had to award the bounty due to the time limit, and this is the only answer that raises a question I have not already investigated and found to not be the cause of the problem.
Jan
18
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
Ooh, who would have though of that. I do, I'll look into that, thanks.
Jan
18
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
I have checked that. It should do nothing with mains power on.
Jan
17
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
@I'monstackexchange I don't see how anything on the monitor can tell the PC to lock. The comms channel, i.e. VGA, between them is strictly one way, from PC to monitor. If the monitor just went blank, I would consider this, but the PC goes to lock screen. How can a VGA channel make the PC do that?
Dec
27
comment No more custom libraries on Windows 10?
Oooh, thank you. I wondered where the hell you got a Libraries folder from, then found that mine was configured to not display, otherwise I would have figured something out with it. Thanks for the detail in your answer.
Dec
25
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
@EddieDunn My setting there is 240 minutes when plugged in.
Dec
25
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
@EddieDunn Hehe, no problem. Yes, on for the "On power" settings, those range from a minimum of 4 hours.
Dec
24
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
@EddieDunn I said I wanted to "see if anything changes". I don't know how you can read into that that I fixed it. David, I will now set it back to (none), again to see if anything changes.
Dec
24
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
@DavidPostill I said I had set a screensaver with a 5 minute delay, not that I had actually achieved one. The only differense setting that screensaver made was that now the screen doesn't go blank when it locks, it shows the lock screen, not the 'Mystify" pattern I chose for the screen saver. I have been away, and not able to time the locking, but the screen saver is definitely not working as it should.
Dec
24
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
@DavidPostill I hadn't checked them until now, but on finding that screen, I switched a screen saver on with a delay of 5 minutes to see if anything changes. Maybe a buggy Win 10 was showing the "(none)" screensaver after 1 minute for some reason, and now it should show "mystify" after 5 minutes.
Jul
10
comment Crop a range of images to the same size
I'm asking primarily how to do it in Paint.NET, but an alternate procedure, which I suspect will not be too different, in Gimp, would be really useful as well. I have and use both, but Gimp very infrequently.
Oct
10
comment How do I print two A5 documents on one A4?
I specifically want the documents in A4 size. My workaround is to physically paste two onto an A4 and scan that.
Sep
26
comment Cannot connect to TP-MR3220
LAN cable into LAN port, not the WAN port as I first did with no results at all. Only very left light, and very right light.
Sep
26
comment Cannot connect to TP-MR3220
Yes after a power reset, the second from left light is always flashing calmly.
Sep
19
comment Can't I add paper sizes to MS Word?
Not on my Word 2013. @Techie007 says below it depends on the printer driver.
Sep
18
comment How do I blur colour borders in Paint.NET
Thanks, I'll give them a try.
Jun
22
comment How to include a short digital message in a sound recording
The message isn't encrypted, and the radio broadcast will be commercial.
Jun
21
comment How to include a short digital message in a sound recording
The message is small enough to be slightly below audio frequency as well. The audio will be mainly speech, with i'm sure enough base to camouflage any audible residue.
Jun
18
comment How to include a short digital message in a sound recording
I am a programmer, so no problem there. This sounds just like what I need. I just mentioned that the signal should be transmitted over FM radio, but not dependent on it. See my change to the question.