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Jul
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comment Limit which fonts Chrome can use
@Carsten Never, unfortunately. I mostly use Readability's bookmarklet when fonts get really bad. Good to know I'm not the only one with this problem though! But why don't you upvote the question if you want to know the same? That's what the voting scheme is for after all.
Jun
20
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
13
comment Why is my computer really slow despite of having a considerable amount of free memory?
@AthomSfere Java, heh, interesting language you pick as example ;-)
Jun
13
comment Why is my computer really slow despite of having a considerable amount of free memory?
@DanNeely Avoiding using unnecessary resources speeds things up, it doesn't slow things down, so that quite misses the point imo. Besides, if 2gb is obsolete then I think around 60% of the users in the western world (or 95% in other countries) are running obsolete systems. Definition of obsolete: "No longer produced or used".
Jun
13
comment Why is my computer really slow despite of having a considerable amount of free memory?
@AllInOne Right, hadn't taken x64 into consideration.
Jun
13
comment Why is my computer really slow despite of having a considerable amount of free memory?
Since when is 2GB RAM not enough for Windows 7? Can't say that it works fast, but I'd even argue two Windows Server 2008 virtual machines can work on a 2GB Windows 7 host.
Mar
28
comment What do i look for while buying a mouse?
Right. I don't really notice the difference between my 800DPI mouse and a 3500 one (besides the increase in cursor speed), but that makes sense.
Mar
27
comment What do i look for while buying a mouse?
I don't understand how DPI is of any importance. Can't you just set the mouse speed higher or lower in your OS or the game? Isn't the maximum trackable acceleration much more important (so that the mouse keeps track of where it is even when moving it very fast, for example in games to turn around and shoot instantly)?
Mar
27
comment Keyboard shortcut to minimize Remote Desktop
Not working for me.
Mar
27
comment Keyboard shortcut to minimize Remote Desktop
Very good to know this, though it doesn't direct all other input to the remote machine. Using windowskey+E for example is performed locally. +1 anyway.
Mar
22
awarded  Announcer
Mar
4
awarded  Yearling
Jan
28
comment TCP/UDP hole punching from and to the same NAT network
Could you explain how NAT Hairpinning differs from NAT Loopback? Thanks!
Jan
1
comment Random 'Drivers installed message' appeared and lost internet connection suddenly
This is a hardware or software issue, not a security issue. It might be, but a lamp going dark can also be a security issue while it probably just burned out. Your network hardware got reconnected, which is probably a bug in the driver or something, and the cause is not related to security.
Oct
29
awarded  Tumbleweed
Oct
22
asked Limit which fonts Chrome can use
Oct
12
comment Why does pinging 192.168.072 (only 2 dots) return a response from 192.168.0.58?
Try loading 1249739915. In Chrome it translates to 74.125.132.139, in Firefox it loads that URL. Related: php.net/ip2long
Sep
27
comment TCP/UDP hole punching from and to the same NAT network
@DavidSchwartz It doesn't have to rewrite both fields. It seems (also seeing the answer that was just posted) my question is a bit unclear...
Sep
27
comment TCP/UDP hole punching from and to the same NAT network
The block is probably to mitigate attacks such as ARP cache poisoning or browsing SMB shares or so. Hole punching enables a direct connection while still making these attacks impossible (also basically, the traffic is identical to internet traffic). Legal issues aside though, the point is that internal IPs aren't usable because internal traffic between hosts is blocked. When the udp/tcp hole is made, the public IP from the clients will be used. I was wondering how the NAT router reacted to a packet that both comes from and goes to his WAN IP, especially when it hasn't got NAT loopback.
Sep
27
asked TCP/UDP hole punching from and to the same NAT network