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Mar
31
comment Copy image from Outlook and paste to Onenote is ugly
I tried each of the paste options, and except for "Paste as image" they don't keep the quality, but image-paste isn't desirable because of what it does to the text. I've not been able to find the default pasting option you mention.
Mar
29
comment How to find out which particular update Windows is downloading?
@Florian, yeah it's on automatic. I'll try turning that off and see what is reported.
Mar
24
comment Can VLC remember movie position?
@kwoxer that's a very nice companion piece for people using VLC less than v2.2 , I can follow it easily even though I don't read german. Note that as of v2.2 continue playback is a core feature (ref), though reportedly it may not be reliable yet.
Feb
21
comment Combine one image + one audio file to make one video using FFmpeg
With the 1st example I had same experience as superuser.com/a/1041823/16966, -shortest had to be moved near end of argument list
Feb
3
comment Show USB speed for all devices in Windows 7
Also nice: for storage devices USBDeview has a quick integrated read/write test, just Ctrl+t to see what it's actually operating at right now. What it doesn't have but I wish for is to also show the connection details, e.g. usb device itself is v3.0 but is connected to a v2.0 port.
Jan
7
comment Connect from Android (ES File Explorer) to Windows 7 Share
Link is broken now. Thanks for taking time to post the essentials. ... In my case the fix was to simply restart the "server" service, as per @aland comment, no registry change needed.
Jan
6
comment Windows 7: install True Type or Open Type font version?
Thanks. I found the " benefits of..." article particularly interesting. However all the posts focus on the technical differences between the files, either in how they are created or calculated, with relatively little attention given in how they differ (or not) in active use. I guess I'll just have to devote some time to running trials myself and see what comes of it.
Jan
6
comment Windows 7: install True Type or Open Type font version?
@miroxlav the initiating spark for the research is producing documents, primarily maps, with stacked diacritics (more than one accent type for a single character, e.g. ä̀̀). This is possible without diving into OTF/TTF differences but some material I read indicates OTF is better (reference lost at the moment). Output documents, usually pdf, need comparably excellent quality printed as well as on screen.
Jan
5
comment Windows 7: install True Type or Open Type font version?
Close voters please explain why you think this doesn't belong on Super User. Thanks.
Jan
5
comment Why does Microsoft Word force-change the font to Calibri when typing in Polytonic Greek?
just shooting in the dark, is the TTF instead of OTF version of Minion installed? Or maybe it's the other way around. Word wants TTF instead.
Jan
4
comment How to delete a font in Windows 7 that is still in use?
@powerbuoy try Safe Mode Command Prompt mode, which is different from straight Safe Mode, courtesy of superuser.com/a/516022/16966
Jan
4
comment Can't remove certain fonts in Windows 7
@Gusman ...after you identify the correct filename(s) for the fonts you need to delete yes this will always work.
Dec
23
comment I Cancelled Microsoft 10 Reservation and uninstalled KB3035583 but Window 10 is still trying to install
I wrapped this and the reg change suggested by @Alex G. into a batch file at gist.github.com/maphew/ce01f28851dd15c8948a
Dec
23
comment I Cancelled Microsoft 10 Reservation and uninstalled KB3035583 but Window 10 is still trying to install
Server Fault indicates this reg change is sufficient, serverfault.com/questions/695916/…
Dec
3
comment Web download manager aware of only new and changed files
Here's the latest (I think) version of my wget attempts. Maybe my problems were due to the wrong mix of command line options(?) gist.github.com/maphew/0f2f1b4f3659440bae82
Dec
3
comment Web download manager aware of only new and changed files
I did try wget a few of years ago but ran into issues with it occasionally corrupting archives. As best I recall it had to do with seeing a different (larger) file size and then appending the new content to the old file instead of overwriting the whole thing. I was unwilling to forego using "resume incomplete" download to accommodate this, because we often experienced dropped connections. It might be time to revisit now though.
Nov
16
comment Asus router reports different bandwidth usage from ISP
Last paragraph on Traffic Logging with Asus RT-N56U indicates the router is at fault, "I would do about a gigabyte of downloads and iptables would think that only 200-300kb had gone through. I managed to narrow it down to the fact that instead of the routing going via iptables, it would go through the hardware based NAT and it wouldn’t be accounted for". Though it's unclear to me whether that was before or after he started hacking the manufacturer's management software and firmware.
Nov
16
comment Asus router reports different bandwidth usage from ISP
@DavidPostill I was happy when I first read your comment, because that's an easy formula to reconcile with, but it was just a coincidence with the particular day I chose to open with. I added a table with a dozen days of stats from both router and ISP.
Nov
15
comment Asus router reports different bandwidth usage from ISP
@davidbaumann, it's not upload. Both the router and isp stats show direction and combined columns. I'll add that to the Q.
Oct
31
comment Can I move $Windows.~BT to another volume?
WTF?! The Forbes article is downright maddening. I will move when I'm damn well ready Microsoft, my choosing, not yours. Alex thanks for your encouragement to persist. I shall do just that.