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Mostly C++ programmer in Vancouver.
Specialising in image processing, 3d modeling, Lidar - I'm really a physicist


Aug
29
answered Digital Signage - What software to use?
Aug
29
comment How to create an “hybrid” usb stick?
most USB keys don't support multiple partitions
Aug
29
comment Is TrueCrypt truly safe?
would you rather have an app that people DO question and the source is available - or one supplied by a nice shiny American corporation that nobody doubts?
Aug
24
comment Tool for deleting directories with path/names too long for normal delete
Thanks - this got rid of a dir tree that went a bit recursive and was too deep for del/rmdir/rm/explorer to remove
Aug
24
answered Microsoft VPC or VirtualBox for virtual Ubuntu install in Windows 7
Aug
24
comment Is it still necessary to shut down computers?
@JFW - I think it was more a case of no win95 machine stayed up for 49 days because of other problems, or the fact that MS required you to reboot everytime you changed anything.
Aug
24
comment Is it still necessary to shut down computers?
Windows95 famously couldn't run for more than 49days because of a wrap around in a timer - but nobody ever discovered this!
Aug
19
answered Bootable disk ? how can I create them?
Aug
11
comment Explorer image thumbnail association
Sorry for being dumb, I'm on win7 I don't have a File types in explorer.
Aug
11
asked Explorer image thumbnail association
Aug
7
answered Display on TV using HDMI on laptop and TV
Aug
4
answered Restore drive image with PC reboot
Aug
4
comment Restore drive image with PC reboot
ntfsclone is probably easier (and certainly faster) than dd
Jul
23
answered How can I split a large ISO file?
Jul
23
comment Windows fix explorer 'new' menu
Yes I know - the trick is fixing it! There is somthing deeply broken with explorer, it crashes and restarts if I view any directory with an AVI file for example.
Jul
23
comment Windows fix explorer 'new' menu
Thanks but I'm admin
Jul
22
asked Windows fix explorer 'new' menu
Jul
21
comment How to get a dual boot Windows XP and 7 setup on laptop?
Either install a separate boot manager like Grub/Lilo or windows can do it with the startup options. Set the Windows7 drive as the main bootable partition and let it handle it
Jul
21
answered How to get a dual boot Windows XP and 7 setup on laptop?
Jul
20
comment Windows7 Create Striped volume
@Zoredache - thanks, it was really a 'why doesn't this work?' question