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May
10
comment Does it make sense converting a file to a higher audio bitrate?
I would say it makes more sense to re-rip your CDs or acquire MP3s rather than re-encode from any low-bitrate media.
May
10
comment Does it make sense converting a file to a higher audio bitrate?
In most cases the result will be of lower quality, because the second lossy encoder is going to try encoding the resulting noise from the output of the first encoder.
May
4
comment Crashplan + TrueCrypt - Overkill?
If you're a CrashPlan employee, please disclose your affiliation as required by the faq.
May
3
comment How to check quality of CD/DVD before burning?
The only things you can do are to try to read with multiple devices and use a media scanning tool like the linked to qpxTool to profile the media. CD/DVD burning is mostly a game of convergence, where you have to find the right combination of devices and media and burning software and settings such that you get discs that can be read more often than not.
May
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answered How to check quality of CD/DVD before burning?
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open Collating scanned PDFs from 2 folders
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reviewed Close What does the percentage in Disk Defragmenter Represent?
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reviewed Close How do I get an application to start on Mac OS X before anyone logs in?
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reviewed Close When using a VPN (for anonymity) can other computers “see me”?
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answered upgrade xp 32bit to 64bit
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reviewed Close How do I run a virtual machine using the host IP address?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on SQL Data types for Time
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on differences between many lib folders in linux
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reviewed Close How do I “safely remove” (eject) an SD card or other removable media from the command line?
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reviewed Leave Open Low-cost video streaming distribution system
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reviewed Close Computer and power supply
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reviewed Close Internet Explorer crashes on startup unless using remote desktop, Windows 7, IE 9
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reviewed Close Windows 7 crashes if left idle over night
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reviewed Close Prefferred DNS server points to own network. What to enter as best alternative DNS server?
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reviewed Close Hard Drive usage causing system lag