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Security consultant for a Big 4 professional services firm.


Jan
27
comment Copy Windows XP network drivers without installation
It is a heavily locked down kiosk image with keyboard and mouse disabled, firewall, etc. Putting all that back might be more effort than sneaking in the drivers.
Dec
7
comment How can I read my hard drive's SMART status in Windows 7?
Simple and works.
Dec
5
comment Change background color of office 2013
I don't have the "office background" available to me :( Is it a per-build, per app?
Aug
21
comment list folders by the number of files recursively
A common trick to copy lot's of small files is to not copy them as many, but as one. For example, using tar or cpio, like this: tar cf - |ssh myotherbox tar xvf -
Jun
28
comment Stop windows 7 disk thrashing when idle
Okay, i found the culprit. Using procmon from sysinternals i noticed that rtvscan.exe was most active - Symantec Endpoint Protection. Disabling it reduced disk activity to idle.
Jun
18
comment Stop windows 7 disk thrashing when idle
I guess this was what happened.I've never seen it thrash disk again after I let it churn for a while.
Jun
17
comment Stop windows 7 disk thrashing when idle
I will try it next time it does it and report back
Apr
1
comment Best software to build charts (pies, bars)
Excel does not allow to customize in sufficient detail location of labels, styles of legend, etc. The basic pie/chart is agreeable
Apr
1
comment Best software to build charts (pies, bars)
I am good with Linux & Windows