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Sep
22
comment Any way to access StackExchange from a text only browser?
This is pretty darn cool. Never knew about the site
Sep
22
comment Is there any way to select the sound device for HTML5 audio playback?
@grawity: I think you can still use the same XP APIs in Vista. They didn't significantly change until Windows 7.
Sep
22
comment Is there any way to select the sound device for HTML5 audio playback?
@hayder: Yes, the browser can control it's audio device output. But the browser has to do it. You can't switch the audio device from HTML5.
Sep
22
comment Loading registry hive is not remembered: where to start searching for errors?
@JeroenWiertPluimers: Your question assumes that there is documentation to support your method. I know of no documentation that says your method is supported.
Sep
22
comment WinDirStat sees files that are not there - what's wrong?
Yup. The Virtual Store helps older programs by silently redirecting writes to the Program Files folder, which requires admin access, to a separate folder. Safer and helps spot malware.
Sep
22
comment CD/DVD Drive does not work - Compaq 6715B
"Filters" are drivers. I didn't make that clear in my comment. msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/…
Sep
21
comment Windows XP style compact path in Windows 7 file browser window
Keyboard shortcuts added.
Sep
20
comment CD/DVD Drive does not work - Compaq 6715B
That registry setting just tells the OS the name of the driver. It's clear that your OS install has the driver installed.
Sep
20
comment Is this a graphics card issue?
If it happens in the middle of the game, the most common culprits are heat and power. I'd borrow a fresh power supply and test it.
Sep
20
comment Can't do any admin task
Moses is correct
Sep
20
comment Windows 7 elevated privilege window not appearing
prompt to run a Downloaded program != UAC
Sep
19
comment How can I search and install Windows Updates through the command-line?
Powershell is the way of the future.
Sep
15
comment How to access OneNote notebooks from anywhere?
You don't have to share the Notebook to actually use it on Live.com.
Sep
15
comment How can I elevate once and for all the monitoring software from my motherboard when logging with a normal account?
UAC != distinction between normal and admin users. Distinction between normal and admin users has existed in Windows since the NT 4 days.
Sep
14
comment How to launch the Windows Explorer shell after starting with a different one?
I'd highly question the need to replace the entire Shell just to show a EULA. Global solution to a local problem.
Sep
14
comment Moving the 'Windows' folder onto another hard drive?
One does not simply move the Windows folder. . .
Sep
14
comment Can Windows 8 use two hard drives for better speed?
Please post the motherbaord and type of drive. If it is a Sata 3 drive, you might already be maxing out the total disk bandwidth for your system.
Sep
14
comment Can't seem to disable Windows 7 password complexity requirements
@Ramhound: Technically if they are in a WORKGROUP, they are "stand alones" aka NOT part of a domain.
Sep
14
comment Prevent copying from specific network locations
I'm assuming they don't have Admin permissions on their local machines.
Sep
14
comment Redirect “specific” traffic to another pc on the network for vpn
You could probably do this by editing the routing table.