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Oct
27
comment Why does the “>” command in a Windows console not redirect all messages to a file?
What's the difference between 2>&1 from your answer, and 1<&2 from the link? I've always seen it your way, and the other way makes sense also (just redirecting "input" instead of "output" but otherwise appearing the same), but it's interesting to see the second choice.
Oct
10
answered Is “HKLM” an alias for “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE”?
Oct
10
comment Is “HKLM” an alias for “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE”?
It's also a mostly-unsourced Wikipedia page, so take that for what it's worth (probably accurate but no better than a SO or SU page realistically, and perhaps worse).
Sep
4
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Sep
4
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Sep
4
comment What does fCK (RAM memory speed) stand for?
(I suppose you can argue Mb denotes 1,000,000 bits, if you prefer, and Mib would be 2^20 bits; in memory language 1 Mb is commonly used for 2^20 bits, and in any event is irrelevant to this specific issue.)
Sep
4
answered What does fCK (RAM memory speed) stand for?
Sep
4
comment What does fCK (RAM memory speed) stand for?
Mb commonly denotes megabits, or 2^20 bits. MB denotes megabytes, or 2^20 bytes, or 2^23 bits.
Sep
4
comment What does fCK (RAM memory speed) stand for?
Mb not MB, from the text of the question.
Jul
26
comment Are computers with more RAM potentially faster if not all memory is usually in use?
I find your answer tautological. Yes, the 'maximum speed limit' of the CPU is the CPU's maximum speed. Good show. However, from a practical standpoint, compared to a PC with only sufficient RAM, a PC with excess RAM will perform somewhat faster.
Jul
26
answered Are computers with more RAM potentially faster if not all memory is usually in use?
Jul
17
comment Why does Windows 8 application search no longer match substrings?
@SamuelNicholson Is it due to the `c:\windows` directory being not viewable by default?
Apr
27
comment Why are laptop screens sized the way they are?
I suspect Patrick's reason is the justification for why they now use diagonal, which Thanatos has right. There was a class action lawsuit a while back that earned me $4 or so when I was in college about this; they didn't at the time mention "diagonal" - and this was in the 4x3 days, where it made a huge difference.
Apr
25
answered Work Laptop keeps reseting desktop background from stretch to tile
Apr
14
asked Open files on network become read-only when laptop is closed and then later re-opened
Feb
25
comment What is OpenId URL for a account
Interesting to me that they never implemented the 'gmail.com' openID provider. 5+ years later and still have to use the 'geeky' url.
Jan
8
comment If 32-bit machines can only handle numbers up to 2^32, why can I write 1000000000000 (trillion) without my machine crashing?
@MirroredFate I disagree with 'is clearly talking about the number'. OP says 'displayed fine', which clearly is talking about the text '1000000000000' to me...
Jun
22
comment Convert date from Taiwan to Gregorian in Excel
Seems like this belongs on SuperUser, unless you want to do this in a program as opposed to using normal Excel.
Jun
19
answered Excel 2010, How do I write this formula? Data is on a different worksheet, same workbook
Sep
26
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