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revised What can I do to improve the performance of Windows?
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improvements in terms of what works.
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comment Why is Google Chrome not saving proxy username/password?
In Windows , at least in XP which i'm testing what you say in, when you click "change proxy settings" it brings up the "Internet Properties" screen which is the same oen IE uses. There is no "Manual proxy configuration screen". Maybe there is in Ubuntu. Perhaps what you say is Ubuntu specific community.screen-scraper.com/files/media/screenshots/…
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comment How to slave a 3.5" 500gb SATA external hard drive (Western Digital) to my Dell Inspiron laptop
@AJHDD What the heck is stopping you from connecting it if you have a SATA Connector on the laptop. Take a cable and DO IT. DO BOTH. Connect the thing in the ways that you can. And report back what happens
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comment How to slave a 3.5" 500gb SATA external hard drive (Western Digital) to my Dell Inspiron laptop
Contrary to your guess that it's the same chance of working, What i'm telling you is that with a PATA drive, and USB-PATA adaptor i've had a drive detected and read, where it couldn't get read from connecting it to PATA directly. So the same probably applies to SATA. Why - who knows - maybe the drive has to do less on an electronic level - Why - who knows.
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comment How can one machine ping another, but the reverse ping doesn't work
I don't know Windows 7 that well but, a possibility- is firewall on Virtual B blocking ping/icmp? sysprobs.com/enable-ping-reply-windows-7 Also, can host ping A and not B?
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comment Character, element, or hack to push everything after it to the next page?
what is your program?
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accepted how can I easily produce this screen related to end task?
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comment how can I easily produce this screen related to end task?
Here is some description from the page for shutdownguard code.google.com/p/shutdownguard ShutdownGuard tries to prevents applications to shutdown,reboot or log offYour computer When it prevents a shutdown in Windows XP,it will pop up in the tray and ask you if you want to continue.In Vista and Windows 7,you will see another dialog Note that ShutdownGuard will not be able to prevent all shutdowns, since some programs explicitly tells Windows to force the shutdown. This means some programs will still be able to shutdown your computer!and if of interest,the author's site stefansundin.com
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comment “tty” option detected in CYGWIN environment variable
Yes, this worked for me, and ak2'a answer didn't. How did you run into that?
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comment How to slave a 3.5" 500gb SATA external hard drive (Western Digital) to my Dell Inspiron laptop
the word slave applies more for ATA drives and ATA cables than SATA drives. Laptops are fiddly. and may not have a second port to connect it. you're better off trying to connect it to a desktop, but better than that, you're got more chance trying to connect it with USB, so you could get a new USB - SATA Adaptor.
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comment How to slave a 3.5" 500gb SATA external hard drive (Western Digital) to my Dell Inspiron laptop
how about you get another usb-sata adaptor.. doesn't have to be an enclosure. With ATA hard drives and probably SATA ones too, Using a USB adaptors and plugging it in USB can sometimes be more forgiving when it comes to seeing data on a faulty hard drive.
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comment How to slave a 3.5" 500gb SATA external hard drive (Western Digital) to my Dell Inspiron laptop
does it have a usb interface or a sata interface? you say you put it in an enclosure, is that enclosure for drives with a sata interface?
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comment how can I easily produce this screen related to end task?
@Psycogeek it works for a program I just tested it on(prio on softpedia is a little program that tries to restart the computer). Shutdownguard prevented it. You can post that as an answer and i'll see what other answers come up.
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comment how can I easily produce this screen related to end task?
@Psycogeek I'm not trying to shut it down or restart it i'm trying to stop it shutting down or restarting, like when I install a program and just click next next next and the damn thing decides to restart my computer.
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comment how can I easily produce this screen related to end task?
@Psycogeek not sure what you mean by the purpose of testing. But I want it for the latter, the purpose of being able to make a shutdown/restart only go ahead if I want it to. I don't know if shutdown -a would do it but i'd like that method described in my question, though if you know of another method, i'm interested.