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Feb
4
reviewed Close Can I run existing MS Windows in parallel to OSX?
Feb
4
reviewed Close What is this “Default Profile”?
Feb
4
reviewed Close Messenger with webcam support for linux
Feb
4
reviewed Leave Open What limits Windows 7 x64 machines to <=192GB RAM?
Feb
4
reviewed No Action Needed Is it possible to modify the tooltip of a Taskbar pinned shortcut?
Feb
4
reviewed No Action Needed How to prevent skype from hogging bandwidth?
Feb
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is it possible to burn an iso image to a DVD using cmd in Windows 7 or 8?
Feb
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to synchronize the home folder between multiple computers?
Jan
31
comment Does Windows Firewall have a log?
whoever voted this answer down: why?
Jan
31
answered Does Windows Firewall have a log?
Jan
30
awarded  Enlightened
Jan
30
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
30
comment What is the danger of inserting and browsing an untrusted USB drive?
fyi: youtube.com/watch?v=D8Im0_KUEf8 youtube.com/watch?v=CPEzLNh5YIo and other related talks. it might look like a simple usb-stick, but these suckers have their own cpu and their own firmware on board.
Jan
29
comment .zip file got corrupted while scp through 2 linux servers
And so one of the circumstances mentioned above took place. Then go over to step 2, the solution: retransfer the file, check the checksum (sha1, sha256 etc). If the filetransfer is faulty again, try other means (cables, other servers). If it's still faulty: check the machines in question for bad ram, bad disks, bad network cards etc.
Jan
29
answered .zip file got corrupted while scp through 2 linux servers
Jan
29
comment Simplest way to get XML node count
you missed my point: counting elements in something arbitrary like xml is only possible for something like a programming language because it must support such fancy counting ideas such as "well, count all subnodes called 'foo' underneath the nodes 'bar' and 'shoo', but only as long as their not adjacent to each other". OP will have a hard time to find something that does the job if he stick to his non-programming requirement. xpath is the right answer imho.
Jan
29
comment Simplest way to get XML node count
xpath == coding :)
Jan
28
comment Is it safe to store critical passwords in server environment variables?
#1 is important in the case that some chunk of the ram hits the disk (swapping) or if it hits a ssd sector which becomes "bad" later on and is moved away from the OS but still holds that piece of ram. even when the disk is currently unlocked that chunk of data ends up scrambled on the platters.
Jan
28
revised File Name Too Long (for just Windows Explorer)
fixed typos
Jan
28
comment There is a length limit to Windows file extensions?
fyi: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/… .. by using the "other" version of the file api you can use up to 32k chars for the path/filename. by "other" i mean the unicode one which is triggered by using unc paths ala "\\?\"