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Jun
21
comment Random Freeze, Mouse and Keyboard doesn't work on Windows 7 and I need to force restart
More information would help your question. Have you checked the event logs? Have you assured all device drivers are up to date.?
Jun
18
comment Router dropping connections
How many IP addresses can this router provide as configured? Some routers have a low default range. Also possible as @ Frank Thomas notes,that the hardware cannot handle the traffic created by the connected devices. You may need to add a second access point or offload traffic to a wired connection(s)
Jun
13
comment DDR3 memory: is PC3-10666 compatible with PC3-12800?
How does this differ from the accepted answer? It might work as a comment to accepted answer.
Jun
13
comment Remote desktop group is missing in remote tab in Windows 8
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes.
Jun
5
comment Laptop HDD continuously working, everything is very slow. How can I debug the issue?
A simple check can be done with Task Manager. For more detailed info and control use SYSMON, part of the Systernals package technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb545021.aspx
Jun
4
comment Laptop HDD continuously working, everything is very slow. How can I debug the issue?
Have you run manufacturer diagnostics on the drive and the laptop? That would be a start. It would identify a failing drive as mentioned by @Ramhound. A scan for malware might yield some interesting results as well.
May
19
comment Enter to open a file in Finder
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes.
May
13
comment Does putting virtual machines in separate partition affect performance?
Unless the VM is on a different channel, the performance of the VM will be poor. A second HD would be best ideally on a SATA 6Gb/s channel. Failing that, put the VM on a USB 3.0 drive. Partitioning should not improve the VM performance.
May
2
comment How to make batch file to open specific Profiles in Google Chrome
How is this different than the answer by @DavidPostill? Can you elaborate?
Apr
30
comment Virtual Router & Android
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes.
Apr
29
comment Accessing APC Smart UPS Network Management Card via hostname
If you only want to access by name on your PC or a couple of PCs, then update the HOSTS file as indicated. Not perfect but it will work
Apr
29
comment Accessing APC Smart UPS Network Management Card via hostname
Who manages the router? An IT department?
Apr
28
comment Diagnose : Maximum+number+of+open+connections+reached
Open connections are common. Use a lookup tool to see what the IPs are. Many are likely related to browsing or a local app like AV or other software that checks for updates(Adobe,Java, Flash and the like). If the IP addresses are not easily identified, you will need to dig further. I would not immediately assume malware
Apr
28
comment Accessing APC Smart UPS Network Management Card via hostname
The UPS has to be connected to the router I expect. Test and see,
Apr
27
comment How to repair—or recover—data from a dropped portable external hard drive?
@JakeGould I appreciate your feedback. However, my experience was different and repeated trips of the same drive to the freezer gave repeated access to data while cold. This happened in several cases. Left alone-No data. Freezer- Data recovered. Data Recovery people say do not do it as noted in the linked info but they do have a vested interest in sending to them. I do not claim it works all the time or often, Simply that it ahs worked. Data Recovery firms do work more often but at a significant cost which is often worth that cost. As mentioned in my answer-Risk was low for me
Apr
27
comment How to repair—or recover—data from a dropped portable external hard drive?
@JakeGould I have used this method with current drives and been successful. That is why I mention it. If the drive has not responded to other methods, it is worth a shot. It has not always worked but enough to try again. One can always send to a recovery shop. Can you please give some support for your assertion it will cause further damage? I know some recovery shops warn against this but they are in the business of making money
Apr
27
comment Car charger for a laptop
Have used the Lenovo car adapter for my laptop for several years. Works great and well worth the investment
Apr
24
comment Diagnose : Maximum+number+of+open+connections+reached
Is 192.168.192.158 a device you have on your network? These connections are internal so possibly a printer or other device.
Apr
24
comment Accessing APC Smart UPS Network Management Card via hostname
See the additional info in my original answer and try again
Apr
23
comment Eset Smart security finds my hosts file as threat and quarantines it
Why would one do this?