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Aug
14
answered Easy way to switch default sound output device
Aug
14
comment What happens to Windows 7 guests under Virtual PC when the Host machine gets updated with windows 10?
A little off-topic, but would switching to Virtualbox be an option? That runs fine on all Windows versions I've tried, and survived an upgrade from 8 to 10.
Aug
14
comment Windows XP SP3: browser timeouts sometimes
Try an ipconfig /flushdns. Check your network connection status for dropped packets. And indeed, try different browsers.
Aug
14
comment Windows 8. Hosts file doesn't work
Also, do an ipconfig /flushdns to clear DNS cache!
Apr
14
comment rar extraction failing
Is this for every .rar file you try, or only for the one you specified? Try to make a .rar file with >3 files yourself, and see if that works.
Apr
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Apr
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Apr
8
answered Converting AVI encoded file with an IMM5 codec
Apr
8
answered Where'd PHP for cygwin go? Still have a copy with PHP installed? Wanna share?
Apr
8
comment Where'd PHP for cygwin go? Still have a copy with PHP installed? Wanna share?
I just tested it with the latest Cygwin installer, and PHP is definitely not in the repositories.
Apr
8
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Apr
8
revised How do you run Vim in Windows?
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Nov
9
comment How do I know if a remote machine is using Windows or Linux?
Mind you - some providers will detect port scanning using nmap as abuse.
Jul
17
comment After Windows 7 update and restart, Windows shows black screen
Can you still boot in safe mode? Hold F8 during windows boot and select safe mode.
Apr
27
comment Cannot boot anymore, power supply broken?
Do you still get the BIOS beeps, or nothing at all?
Apr
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Apr
6
answered Can Windows Essentials Remove the JS/Alescurf.C Virus from a Windows PC?
Apr
6
answered How do you run Vim in Windows?