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May
17
comment Does Windows 7 deployed via the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit still require activation within 30 days?
Are you in an active directory environment? If so, why aren't you using KMS? MAK should really only be used for computers that have to be off the domain for some reason.
May
16
comment How to get IPv6 of a website?
An NSlookup is like looking somebody up in an address book. You get their address, but just because you know the address doesn't mean that if you go to their house their door will be open.
May
16
comment How to get IPv6 of a website?
@mhmdhsenkamal ping doesn't use nslookup directly, but it does basically the same thing internally. In order to ping something you need to know its IP address. And in order to find an IP address, you must do a nameserver lookup. However, a nameserver lookup can return an IP address which you might not be able to ping.
May
16
comment Kernel panic - not syncing VFS: Unable to mount root fs
What screen? Did you mean to upload a screenshot?
May
12
comment Is it possible to create a reference Surface Pro 3 with all the required software and capture to be deploy to 15 Surface Pro 3
You can do this the same way you would for any other OS deployment... using SCCM, MDT, or whatever imaging software you usually use. Do you have an existing OS deployment platform?
Apr
30
comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
@RandytBaker you may need to refresh the page; I edited the answer I posted.
Apr
30
comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
@RandytBaker OK I've added detailed instructions, give that a try. Hope it helps!
Apr
30
comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
Flash drive is better. You're going to need a flash drive (at least 256 MB) and a separate PC with the same version of Windows 8 or 8.1. I'll edit my answer to have instructions.
Apr
30
comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
What version of Windows is it? And does the computer have a CD/DVD drive, or do you have a spare flash drive around?
Apr
30
comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
@RandytBaker so it's going through the "repairing" screens and then it gets stuck on a blank screen with nothing showing?
Apr
30
comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
Could you specify the model of the laptop? When you boot up and it "tries to repair itself" what does it say exactly? I'm assuming it's not an issue with the screen itself being broken if you can see some sort of "repairing" message during startup?
Apr
30
comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
@pulsarjune that was not a quality edit. The post needs a lot of work and you just added one tag which isn't even relevant. If you read the post you'll see it says "a bluish blank screen", which is different from bsod which is an error message screen. Please work on making better edits.
Apr
29
comment View / install certificates for local machine store on Windows 7
Nice! I wish I'd known about this years ago.
Apr
26
comment How do I reverse the DLL hack done by UxTheme Patch?
@Ramhound if you look at the revision history, he didn't completely change the question, he edited it to more clearly address the issue at hand. Editing a question to improve it is a valid and encouraged response to critical comments and downvotes. This seems quite reasonable to me, and notifying a user who is engaged in a comments conversation about a question that the question has been edited seems quite reasonable as well.
Mar
19
comment How to apply group policy settings to specific local accounts in Windows
@Pacerier if you don't open it through mmc, it'll apply the policies to the whole computer. When you open through mmc, you can choose whether to only apply them to a certain account.
Feb
28
comment How do I press Ctrl+Alt+Delete in VirtualBox?
@Pacerier I had 826 reputation points on May 13th, 2010, and at that time suggested edits weren't a thing, so there would not have been any edit button available. Back then the only way to view source was to know the URL to see the source view, there was no button for it exposed in the UI.
Feb
28
comment How do I press Ctrl+Alt+Delete in VirtualBox?
@Pacerier wow, and award for "digging up a comment from 5 years ago for something I no doubt know now" goes to.... you!
Feb
18
comment Are all versions of Windows case insensitive?
@Matt if you read all of the comments and answers here you'll see that's already been very thoroughly covered.
Feb
10
comment Why can’t Windows 98 be installed on latest computers?
I think the better question is, why are you trying to install Windows 98?
Feb
8
comment How to emulate context menu key when there's none on keyboard?
Do you have any keys on the keyboard you don't often use?