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Aug
7
comment RAM Limitation on 64 bit arch
@user1683642 Memory is addressed in bytes and not in sizeof(register), so the size of the register doesn't matter.
Aug
4
comment Windows 10 upgrade - Windows on SSD, programs and files on HDD
If all of your work is on this PC, do you have backups?
Aug
4
comment Windows 10 upgrade - Windows on SSD, programs and files on HDD
@Ben That is a full reinstall of Windows. You will need to reinstall all of your applications if you're using that.
Aug
4
answered Windows 10 upgrade - Windows on SSD, programs and files on HDD
Aug
4
answered Why does setting an alias overwrite a executable link?
Jul
22
comment Why windows kill processes or doesn't allow them to allocate more memory even if there is some free RAM
@JamieHanrahan I never said it did; It does however decrease the amount of RAM available to be used as a reactive or proactive file cache. For reference, my system with (16GiB of physical RAM, 11GiB commited memory) has offloaded more than 2GiB of rarely-used application memory to the page file, allowing for that much more disk cache.
Jul
20
comment SATA3 and Hotswap mainboard?
I can't find any concrete data, but I've not had any issues with hotswapping SATA as long as the SATA ports are configured in AHCI mode (not IDE emulation) on Intel chipsets.
Jul
20
revised Add 2x4GB RAM to 2x2GB or replace?
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Jul
20
comment Add 2x4GB RAM to 2x2GB or replace?
@Ollie Yes. If you can afford it and it works with the system*, go with that. (*I've yet to actually encounter RAM /motherboards that weren't fully mix&match, but they do exist. If 2x8+2x2 doesn't work, try just 2x8; I'm not sure how picky iMacs are about their memory, but my macbookPro didn't care).
Jul
20
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Jul
20
answered Add 2x4GB RAM to 2x2GB or replace?
Jul
14
answered Is it possible to force the browser to ignore “weak ephemeral Diffie-Hellman public key”?
Jul
14
comment Changing wireless network password
What exact model is the router? Do you know if the router or the modem is supplying the WiFi (probably the router if you don't know)? Have you looked up the steps for changing the WiFi password for your router? Did they work?
Jul
14
comment Changing wireless network password
... which router or modem does this apply to? What model?
Jun
30
comment How to use linux to not get crazy with root privileges
You can disable the password prompt on linux just the same-- You lose the same amount of security, and I recommend you do neither. If you are frequently being bothered by sudo or UAC, then the problem is usually your workflow. And yes, you can install programs wherever you want. Usually, programs can be installed either system-wide or for your own user. Things like Apache, MySQL, PHP, etc. can all be installed inside of your user folder, running under your user account.
Jun
29
answered How to use linux to not get crazy with root privileges
Jun
29
comment “WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!” constantly occurring, even *after* deleting known_hosts
Do you get the error when you ssh in, instead of scp in?
Jun
26
comment Getting the smallest video with same quality, how to with FFMPEG?
You... can't. Shrinking the file will reduce quality. This is how video files are made smaller. H.264 is an encoding that has the least-noticeable quality loss.
Jun
26
comment Re - installing Windows 8 on a tablet, without usb-boot option
It would be helpful to know specifically what model of tablet you're dealing with.
Jun
26
answered Windows program to view all monitors and interact with them