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comment Is it safe to disable cache flushing on a SSD with “power loss protection”?
Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe this setting disables disk buffer flushing only, not OS cache flushing. See blogs.msdn.com/b/oldnewthing/archive/2013/04/16/10411267.aspx
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comment Must TCP use IP?
TCP over IP explicitly include the IPv4 or IPv6 addresses in the TCP checksum calculation. How Is the checksum defined for TCP over morse code?
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revised Understanding metadata usage behavior in a newly converted btrfs filesystem
improved question title; added 76 characters in body
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asked Understanding metadata usage behavior in a newly converted btrfs filesystem
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comment Windows 7, file properties, date modified, how do you show seconds?
Microsoft made it (very) slightly better for users who don't care about seconds, but much worse for users who care. I'm glad there is a solution (the dddd => ddd trick)
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comment Chrome keyboard shortcut to pause script execution
F8 only works when you are on the "Sources" page in DevTools (Chrome 40)
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comment How to determine exactly which file actions will be reverted when doing an Undo in Windows Explorer?
Windows 8.1 no longer shows what will be undone in the status bar, but you can add the Undo button in the top left of the Explorer window, and then hover the mouse over the button to see it
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comment Keep the battery from charging fully (without Lenovo power manager)
Thanks Daniel for the pointer. tpacpi-bat works great for the Haswell X1 Carbon.
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comment Clean install Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 from OEM key
does this work with the retail ISO image?
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comment Why do Chinese filenames displays as boxes in Windows 7?
Placing a file with a Chinese/Japanese filename on the desktop solves the problem for me: superuser.com/questions/504707/…
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comment How to change hdd read error timeout?
Unfortuntely, no
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