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Jan
13
comment Can zero-filling reset wear leveling of USB sticks / Flash drives?
thank you. I cannot understand why you explain to me that it is not mechanical/magnetic? (My question surely was not as dumb as to provoke I would not know this already). The question is actually about the specifics of the "wear leveling" and how a zero-fill (assuming a certain firmware) would indeed be able to reset the device. I just cannot accept that once writen to all blocks a stupid "wear-leveling" would never recover. Hence I think there must be something like a "TRIM" or reset (via zero-fill) for "good Usb-sticks"
Jan
13
asked Can zero-filling reset wear leveling of USB sticks / Flash drives?
Jan
8
revised Turn Javascript into bookmark or bookmarklet?
added an example
Jan
8
answered Turn Javascript into bookmark or bookmarklet?
Jan
8
comment Turn Javascript into bookmark or bookmarklet?
bookmark is not very specific. There is more than one program that knows something like a bookmark/bookmarklet. Of course it seems that you mean a browser. Well there is Firefox, IE, Opera etc.. which one?
Nov
14
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Nov
14
comment Can you tell by the network traffic whether a video was watched or downloaded from YouTube?
@ Karan :thanks for the consolation. Still I am confused to see a downvote on an "not-wrong" even partly helpful answer of mine. Instead of downvoting I would rather see better answers to be voted up. I am confused, since I though the site works the way that wrong answers are downvoted.
Nov
12
awarded  Scholar
Nov
12
accepted Can you tell by the network traffic whether a video was watched or downloaded from YouTube?
Nov
12
comment Can you tell by the network traffic whether a video was watched or downloaded from YouTube?
why the downvoting? It answers the question by showing an example of a case where it is different. At least it thereby partially responds to the question. It took some work to use wireshark and investigate this. I feel unappreciated for this work.
Nov
12
comment Can you tell by the network traffic whether a video was watched or downloaded from YouTube?
I see no reason why it should be impossible to make youtube-dl use https connections. Still the handling of https is a little more tricky and as it seems not required to achieve the goal (to provide a mechanism to download the resource). In the current way it would still not achieve the side-goal of downloading the data an "mimic video watching way". This goal (even with using https-connections) would not be achieved since I doubt the elaborate behaviour of the browser is immitated. I think youtube-dl is more like small python app.
Nov
10
comment Can you tell by the network traffic whether a video was watched or downloaded from YouTube?
I have to give this browser cache some background research. Maybe this way I can find a way / software which when downloading does not generate any difference to the simple watching of a video.
Nov
10
answered Can you tell by the network traffic whether a video was watched or downloaded from YouTube?
Nov
10
asked Can you tell by the network traffic whether a video was watched or downloaded from YouTube?
Nov
5
revised How to reduce the size (disk space) of Windows 8
added some more information
Nov
4
awarded  Student
Nov
4
comment How to reduce the size (disk space) of Windows 8
funny! :) investigting myself I found the C:\Windows\System32\DriveStore directory and wondering about "if this is a way to save space" I ended up on your answer to my very own posting. Great
Nov
4
comment How to reduce the size (disk space) of Windows 8
Deleting temporary files is good. Though I would like to focus on the less obvious things like unused driver softwae and help files... I have "too much" disk space usage on a clean install, meaning no temporary files I can delete
Nov
4
comment How to reduce the size (disk space) of Windows 8
I mentioned the pagefile.sys and the hiberfil.sys to provoke some thinking and to share already ways to safe diskspace (when you have enough RAM - maybe4GB - you can dispense of the pagefile.sys). The pagefile.sys can be disabled via Control Panel\System and Security\System and selecting "Advanced System Settings". There one can disable swapping via the Advanced->Performance settings found in this dialoge. If the RAM is enough there will be no noticable effect and about 3-4GB more diskspace
Nov
4
asked How to reduce the size (disk space) of Windows 8