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comment How to remove “Download Windows 10” icon on Windows 7 System Tray (“official adware”)?
I actually killed it before rebooting. I think I said that because I rebooted to see if it would re-create the folder or something (it doesn't). There's also some scheduled tasks/events, but they fail to run now so I didn't pay much attention.
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comment How to remove “Download Windows 10” icon on Windows 7 System Tray (“official adware”)?
@Andy No, because the new version is (usually) a minor increment, 100% compatible with everything (*). Computer OSs can not only break everything, but as in the case of Win7 to Win8 break your mind and make your eyes bleed with terrible design decisions. (* Except iOS, I have a friend who will never buy anything Apple for the rest of his life due to half his paid apps breaking. It's a joy to see how happy he is now with Android.)
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comment How to remove “Download Windows 10” icon on Windows 7 System Tray (“official adware”)?
@Sathya Oh thanks for mentioning that! And man, three hour difference for the duplicate. I thought I had searched well before asking...
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answered How to remove “Download Windows 10” icon on Windows 7 System Tray (“official adware”)?
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comment can you help me
My computer also has multiple colors, but it's working fine.
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comment How to monitor a folder for changes, and execute a command if it does, on Windows?
Seems more of an informational/debugging tool than an automation one, but still interesting.
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comment Delete Cached Windows Network Share Passwords
@HernánEche Use English only, please. As a Spanish speaker, I think you're just making us look bad and most people here speak English.
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comment Lossless compression for movie ISO files?
@PeterCordes Yes, menus, because that's the only thing missing in open standards. Even if you hack the already-existing formats, you'll need a custom player, and that sucks. But now I wonder, maybe (software) players that would run a normal BD would also run a BD with non-standard, better-compressed x264 streams. Because albeit closed it's a standard that supports menus.
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comment Lossless compression for movie ISO files?
@PeterCordes That's the problem. Since there's no open format that supports subtitles, you'd have to come up with a custom, proprietary one (even if open, or free); and really nobody would use it. Would you, for example, convert all your movies into a format that works but is obscure, nobody uses it, and requires installing software that may not be mantained in the next years? (because players would not support it as-is)
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comment Lossless compression for movie ISO files?
(hard as in nobody cares to do it, but actually simple in terms of most libraries for the hard parts already exist)
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comment Lossless compression for movie ISO files?
One important thing to note about this "statistics", though; if you recompress a JPEG you'll have negligible gains (or even slight overhead-related loss), but if you extract the DCT tables and recompress that, you can get to even 30% size reduction or more over the original JPEG. What is hard is not compressing the underlying data, but undoing the awfully simple compression used; badly compressed data is hard to compress even if there's little actual data entropy.
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comment Lossless compression for movie ISO files?
@PeterCordes Well, as I said it's some non-trivial work; but I'd also love that possibility. One problem is that there's no standalone format supporting that; MKV could in theory have menu support, but nobody has worked on it and if you take into account that MS has commited to supporting an MKV splitter in Windows 10, I think they also expect the format to be pretty much set in stone. Also note that MKVs support linking (like having consolidated opening/ending MKVs for a whole series in the same folder). Biggest problem is destination format.
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comment Program to encode or mux h.264 streams in a SWF container
First time I vote to close my own question (as off-topic, 'cause I think this kind of question is not welcome anymore in this site and gosh, it's been 4 years, it's not even relevant anymore with HTML5's native support for MKV (.webm) files).