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Mar
20
comment How to Create a Mockup Windows XP Alert Box?
This is what the pros do. They do it through Visio.
Mar
20
comment Is email encryption practical enough?
For email to be secure, it cannot be stored locally on the client side.
Mar
18
comment PXE Boot Server without DHCP, for many different computers?
The client machines would have to also support Boot from LAN.
Mar
16
comment How can I limit other (administrator) users access to my profile?
If you explicitly deny a user who's part of the administrator group, it still won't work. As an admin, they can seize ownership of the file and reassign the permission.
Mar
15
comment Matched or unmatched drives for RAID arrays?
Zeke brings up a good point. Depending on the RAID Controller, the differences in unmatched drives can be heavily mitigated.
Mar
15
comment Does opening a lot of tabs in Google chrome cause a performance issue?
+1 The number of processes /= Average CPU usage.
Mar
8
comment How can I limit other (administrator) users access to my profile?
This is true. The admin group is a built in group. The permissions cannot be changed.
Mar
6
comment Sharing OneNote 2010? Desktop and Laptop and the Web(Skydrive)?
+1 for Web(skydrive). Skydrive also allows for concurrent edits.
Mar
6
comment Sharing OneNote 2010? Desktop and Laptop and the Web(Skydrive)?
Microsoft Live is a better option. Not only is it more storage (2GB vs 5GB) but also allows concurrent editing among users or other machines.
Mar
6
comment encrypt multiple systems (Windows 7 + deb)
I'm glad that worked out. I'm not a dual booter myself. Prefer VMs.
Mar
1
comment Disallow saving an Excel spreadsheet
It would help is you further explain the situation. Do yo mean protecting an existing spreadsheet from change?
Feb
27
comment My system is always disk-bound (the disk light is always on). Why is this?
I would also not the system administrator so he can read the performance logs.
Feb
27
comment i have not access to shared files in a network… needs a permission
simple file sharing doesn't turn off network credentials
Feb
25
comment is there a way to make outlook 2007 like gmail in functionality and look?
Use Offline Gmail lab or bribe a developer.
Feb
25
comment Why can the BIOS only read and execute code and data from only cylinder 0, track 0 and sector 1?
I like the book analogy.
Feb
21
comment Looking for Windows RAM Disk which mirrors writes to hard disk
Isn't this what Windows disk cache does?
Feb
21
comment Sharing folders over LAN while dialing pppoe through router on windows
It helps if you draw us a picture of your LAN. How are all your computers connected? Are they all connected through your router? A separate switch?
Feb
21
comment some sites are not opening in our network
Contact the site's ISP also. I've helped two companies with the same problem and it ended up the site's ISP had blacklisted the companies' IPs. Former malware incidents but both companies on some ISPs' blacklist.
Feb
20
comment Graphics card with Clarkdale
The IGP is dual monitor capable however.
Feb
20
comment Why can I ping, but not browse?
What are you trying to ping and browse?