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Jun
16
comment Reading bad blocks from hard disk too slow in Linux
Why don't you just restore from your regular backups?
Jun
16
comment Which is better, run 32 bit OS in x64 processor, or keep away from windows updates ?
Run 32 bit OS in x64 processor, or keep away from windows updates? False dichotomy.
Jun
16
comment Something runs shutdown.exe at Windows XP startup
Pretty sure AutoRuns can also be run from WinPE. I think it's included with MSDaRT.
Jun
16
comment Desktop PC does not power up on power button
Update: I left the desktop off for a few days and it started. Ah, the ol' turn it off and back on trick.
Jun
16
comment Domain Admin Can't login at logon screen
From Chapter 1, Lesson 1 of Configuring Windows 7: Windows 7 Home Premium ... You cannot join this edition of Windows 7 to a domain.
Jun
16
answered Domain Admin Can't login at logon screen
Jun
15
comment What parts do I need to RMA? I made a TON of careless mistakes upgrading. Motherboard fried for sure, not sure what else
Uh... none. RMA is not appropriate for parts that you fried yourself.
Jun
15
comment iReport don't work on Windows 8 64bits
Why don't you ask the Jaspersoft community...
Jun
14
answered Google Chrome and Helvetica Neue, big bug
May
28
comment Exiting from Emacs is very slow… How to troubleshoot?
Well I guess you could use Process Explorer or Process Monitor to try to dissect what emacs is doing while it's closing. blogs.msdn.com/b/vijaysk/archive/2009/04/02/…
May
26
comment Ms Access : “Unrecognized Database format”
Restore from your regular backups.
May
26
comment Why is the root of my hard drive acting like a picture folder?
It's 2013. Time to upgrade to Windows 7 or 8.
May
26
comment Exiting from Emacs is very slow… How to troubleshoot?
I don't suppose you're automatically saving your session/workspace layout or something like that on close?
May
26
comment Exiting from Emacs is very slow… How to troubleshoot?
Whoosh.
May
26
comment Exiting from Emacs is very slow… How to troubleshoot?
I assume the same way you'd diagnose a slow shutdown for any operating system.
May
23
awarded  Pundit
May
19
answered Edit Xcode project on multiple devices simultaneously
May
18
comment Windows 8 Storage Space Recovery
Restore from your regular backups.
May
18
comment Windows XP always boots into chkdisk
Sounds like your problem isn't chkdsk, it's that Windows can't boot. What happens if you try Safe Mode, Last Known Good Configuration or booting without rebooting on error? (screenshot should still be valid for XP)
May
18
comment Windows XP always boots into chkdisk
What happens if you cancel the disk check? At the point at which One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency. you may cancel the disc check, but is strongly recommended that you continue. appears there should be a ~10 second window where you can push a key to cancel the check.