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Feb
2
comment Likely cause of BSODs associated with Desktop Window Manager warnings
Let's assume it's one physical core that's damaged. You could try turning Hyper Threading off or seeing if you BIOS allows you to limit the number of physical cores that are enabled. msconfig allows you to adjust the number of processors that Windows will use but to my knowledge you can't adjust which ones.
Feb
2
answered Likely cause of BSODs associated with Desktop Window Manager warnings
Feb
2
comment Likely cause of BSODs associated with Desktop Window Manager warnings
It probably wouldn't hurt to mention the vendor/model # of the RAM you're using.
Feb
2
comment Likely cause of BSODs associated with Desktop Window Manager warnings
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_GenuineIntel ... FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x124_GenuineIntel_PROCESSOR_CACHE
Feb
2
comment Likely cause of BSODs associated with Desktop Window Manager warnings
Just !analyze the dump with WinDbg.
Jan
26
comment Can't recognize 4TB GPT HDD in Windows Explorer
Look in the event log - the System category. It might say something like Disk 69 failed to <something>. Keep an eye out for any event, but usually the source is volmgr, atapi or disk
Jan
26
comment How do I switch back to Ati after changing to Intel on Linux Switchable?
Most people that switch from ATI don't watch to switch back.
Jan
14
comment Setting up port 3360 access on McAfee firewall using windows 7 for network access
google.com.au/search?q=mcafee+firewall+mysql
Jan
7
comment Windows Update is running, but not working
Have you run the System Update Readiness Tool? windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/…
Jan
6
comment How to reduce Google Chrome's CPU usage?
Shift + ESC => Task Manager for Chrome
Jan
3
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Jan
2
comment How can I hear music through my notebook speakers when the earphones are plugged in
Try setting the default audio device to your speakers and change Skype's "output device" to the headphones virtualaudiostreaming.net/images/…
Dec
29
comment Install of Update for KB2862330 fails with error 800B0100
If the System Update Readiness Tool encounters problems while running, it records them in a file called CheckSUR.log, which is located in your Windows folder, under Logs\CBS\. On a default installation of Windows this will be C:\Windows\Logs\CBS.
Dec
29
comment Install of Update for KB2862330 fails with error 800B0100
So the System Update Readiness Tool didn't work?
Dec
29
comment Install of Update for KB2862330 fails with error 800B0100
Did the first result on Google for "800B0100" not help? windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/…
Dec
16
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Dec
14
comment OS X Lion VNC server alternative
RealVNC Free works fine on OS X: realvnc.com/products/vnc/licensing
Dec
13
comment Can't access YouTrack, unless using Firefox
While Fiddler is running can you try accessing it with FF/IE and watching what happens? Also in IE are you trying http://whatever:82 i.e. including the protocol (https if necessary). From past experience IE doesn't try to guess protocols if you give it a non-standard port.
Dec
13
comment Can't access YouTrack, unless using Firefox
AFAIK IE/Chrome will try to automatically configure proxy settings in a way that might not be the same as FF (the former will use Windows' network stack more than FF will). In the past I've found Fiddler to be a good tool for discovering "surprise" proxy settings. Tools => Fiddler Options => Gateway => Show Current Gateway Info.
Dec
2
comment Why is my computer really slow 20% of the times I turn it on?
Or xperf, which is like the swiss army knife of performance problems