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Apr
27
comment Will a 100 Mbit/s wired router slow down my internal network speeds? (See diagram)
@derobert Yes, I'm aware that this might happen, but I considered it unlikely for a "home" installation.
Apr
23
comment Will a 100 Mbit/s wired router slow down my internal network speeds? (See diagram)
Just a bit of food for thought: The fact that the router has a 100 Mb/s interface does not mean it can in fact route at 100 Mb/s. Consumer units might choke at speeds as low as 10 Mb/s between WAN and LAN, when they actually need to do the routing and firewalling. Also note that if you happen to set up say two subnets on the internal LAN, traffic between them will need to go through the router, impacting internal network speed.
Mar
15
comment 5400rpm HDD speeds in a USB 3.0 connectivity enclosure
A bit of trivia: I myself am using a USB 3 enclosure (ICY BOX IB-112StU3-B to be exact) for my 5400 RPM hard drives. I usually get around 50 MB/s from few WD6400BPVT hard drives I have and around 85 MB/s from an ancient SSD I have.
Feb
28
comment What to do when Windows can't get the BSOD crash dump?
@magicandre1981 It's managed by Windows and has size of 1 GiB. I'll try increasing it by hand.
Feb
27
comment What to do when Windows can't get the BSOD crash dump?
@Moab Just had another BSOD, small memory dump didn't help.
Feb
27
comment What to do when Windows can't get the BSOD crash dump?
@magicandre1981 No D partition on the HDD, pagefile is around 1 GiB.
Feb
22
comment What to do when Windows can't get the BSOD crash dump?
@Moab I'll report back when I have results.
Feb
21
comment What to do when Windows can't get the BSOD crash dump?
@magicandre1981 No, page file is not disabled.
Feb
21
comment Cannot access a certain URL, everything else works fine
Indeed, my idea was that maybe there's IPv6 that seems to be working, but is broken, since the DNS server is fe80::1.
Feb
21
comment Cannot access a certain URL, everything else works fine
To me, this looks like a possible IPv6 issue. Can you access ipv6.google.com ?
Jan
31
comment Got shocked by a native dell laptop charger outputting 19.5 V 6.5 A DC. It was REALLY uncomfortable, but was that dangerous?
@Noah Then this is going to be a bit hard to answer. As it has been mentioned in other answers, something had to complete the circuit. You're sure you got shocked when you touched the laptop and not before? Could it be that you stepped on something? Only thing that I can think of now would be to get a multimeter and use it to check the voltage between outside of the PSU's jack and pretty much all stuff you have near it.
Jan
31
comment Got shocked by a native dell laptop charger outputting 19.5 V 6.5 A DC. It was REALLY uncomfortable, but was that dangerous?
@Noah Don't trow the cable out!!! If you do, and it's not just the cable, you could be hiding symptoms of a much more serious issue!!! Keep the cable until you determine what's the fault.
Jan
31
comment Got shocked by a native dell laptop charger outputting 19.5 V 6.5 A DC. It was REALLY uncomfortable, but was that dangerous?
@Noah to my other hand which was resting on the PC what PC? You mention it here for the first time? Is that PC the laptop whose charger you're mentioning? Is it another computer? Was it connected to power somehow? If it was connected to power, was it connected to a different receptacle than the power supply? If yes, this could indicate grounding issues.
Jan
23
comment Is there a faster way to open a process as Administrator (With UAC enabled)?
@Jonno Don't forget that you can accept your own answers to a question you make!
Jan
10
comment Is there any way to change %USERPROFILE% for one application only?
You get the tick. I just had to run the batch file as administrator to get the path to work.
Jan
10
comment Is there any way to change %USERPROFILE% for one application only?
The application is called FL-DIGI and I can't find any errors specific to it.
Jan
10
comment Is there any way to change %USERPROFILE% for one application only?
Well looks like this solution doesn't work with this particular application for some reason. Still, +1 for providing a general answer to the question!
Jan
10
comment Is there any way to change %USERPROFILE% for one application only?
@Jonno I do want to do exactly that. The application tries to make subdirectories by using %USERPROFILE% for the path. Then it seems to incorrectly handle the path and directory creation fails.
Jan
5
comment Getting BSODs when video card load is LOW
In the meantime, I reached the same conclusion, but couldn't be bothered to write an answer. So you get the tick.
Dec
13
comment How does the IP range work to find a specific computer on a network with separate network addreses?
@Lightness Races in Orbit I do not find it strange at all. When curricula were developed for computer networking, they were up to date. What then happens is that such things are taught by inertia. It's probably the same reason why I had to learn token ring networks or IPX.