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My primary area of expertise is writing firmware for embedded systems, communications and control networks.


Jul
28
comment How can I rename the Bookmarks menu in Firefox?
I am a software engineer by profession, so that may be an option. Do you have any pointers on how I can get my hands on Firefox's source code?
Jan
7
comment Scale Object By Percent in SmartDraw 2010
I see. Thanks for the feedback, Jill.
Jan
5
comment How do I reassign conflicting IRQs?
About 25% to 75% of the time when I boot my computer, it blue-screens (attachments.techguy.org/attachments/162503d1262669945/…). There are also other times when the computer seems to lockup, sometime after booting, for no apparent reason, which, just as hunch, I think is related to the first issue. The Event Viewer shows only DCOM errors, which, as I understand, doesn't mean anything.
Jan
5
comment How do I reassign conflicting IRQs?
About 25% to 75% of the time when I boot my computer, it blue-screens (attachments.techguy.org/attachments/162503d1262669945/…). There are also other times when the computer seems to lockup, sometime after booting, for no apparent reason, which, just as hunch, I think is related to the first issue. The Event Viewer shows only DCOM errors, which, as I understand, doesn't mean anything.
Jan
1
comment How do I reassign conflicting IRQs?
Here's a link to a screen capture of my Device Manager showing the current IRQ assignments: attachments.techguy.org/attachments/162339d1262368313/…
Jan
1
comment How do I reassign conflicting IRQs?
Hello Molly. Yes, the Device Manager does report no conflicts, but viewing the IRQ assignments tells a different story. Here's a link to a screen capture of the Device Manager: attachments.techguy.org/attachments/162339d1262368313/…
Dec
24
comment How do I re-enable the DCOM service, after I disabled it?
I'm going to try a system restore from the command line. Brb in a few (I hope)....
Dec
24
comment How do I re-enable the DCOM service, after I disabled it?
The DCOM service doesn't appear in the list. You could be right; just prior to this I also installed a bunch of Windows updates via their new "Microsoft Update." Do you have any ideas on how to launch System Restore without going through help? Thanks.
Dec
24
comment How do I re-enable the DCOM service, after I disabled it?
Unfortunately, dialog boxes are no longer working, so clicking on Properties isn't doing anything. Any other ideas? Any thoughts on how to get to System Restore without going through Help?
Dec
17
comment Notepad++ Find in Files Filters
Thanks, that did the trick!
Dec
17
comment How do I plug more that two monitors to my computer?
Just FYI, VGA is an analog video interface standard. Using an adapter is still a good idea, though.
Dec
7
comment Windows is shutting down screen takes a long 20 minutes
Basically, I just kep turning off services and disabling startup items until the problem went away. It seems that there was a Cisco VPN service installed that was causing the hangup. I couldn't figure out how to disable it, so I just uninstalled it, and the problem went away. Thanks again!
Dec
2
comment Windows is shutting down screen takes a long 20 minutes
Thanks for the suggestions, but I'm really more interested in solving the problem, rather than just masking the symptoms.
Sep
28
comment Where is the tab/indent options in Notepad++ 5.5?
Okay, I'm blind; they moved the "tab" settings to the tab tab. lol