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Jul
11
comment How can I see the last device plugged or unplugged to my machine?
I really wanted the script to work/find a way without needing apps, but this worked well. Thanks! Will mark as answer, but still hope a script/no software comes along in the future...
Jul
6
comment How can I see the last device plugged or unplugged to my machine?
Looks cool, but, can't seem to get it to work...
Jun
5
comment Does printer ink evaporate with time?
Hi @jvriesem - I posted this link years ago now and the market has moved on. I recommend you look at Ebay, as for reputable - cross your fingers, but at least you will get money back on problems there. A lot of printers are getting smarter and you can't do this on ones I have seen recently :(
May
25
comment How does BitTorrent work with only outbound connections?
@gsingh2011 there are many reasons... the most common with BT is that it may relay you through other people, so, your download speed can be limited by other people's upload speed.
May
18
comment How can I get wvdial to run from /etc/network/interfaces
Hi, I found this answer in another question here - it doesn't work. The problem is, sometimes the PPPD process dies, but, wvdial stays up - so, this script won't fire as wvdial can't run twice
Mar
21
comment How do I enable Automatic Logon in Windows 7 when I'm on a domain?
... To add to the little comment I made, if using this for a kios or similar, you would hopefully be using locked down software/a browser in kiosk mode or more so users wouldn't actually have access to the desktop...
Mar
15
comment Port forwarding failure on a Zyxel VMG8324-B10A
Your WAN ip is not the same as the LAN ip and that is why it is not working - or/and, your ISP is using CGN or port blocking.
Mar
14
comment What could cause internet speed to drop on devices but others work fine?
Have you tried changing the ethernet cable? Also, what is the actual specification of your machine... pretty much any machine should be able to get over 15, but, want to make sure!
Mar
14
comment Administrative Tools lost
@Pacerier - there are many more and some of them don't exist any more... That list was the majority of them in 2009 - please note that third party apps also install them. This is just the majority of them from Windows desktop and server.
Mar
7
comment Determining which program trapping which hot key shortcut
I won't downvote in case it does work for someone else, but, be warned... Windows 8 x64, just tried this - it disabled my second screen, started a bunch of programs and generally messed me up for a few minutes. This app(s) just go through every hotkey and it was messing around far too much so I terminated before it completed.
Jan
19
comment Is Cellular Internet Connectivity lost when connecting to WiFi captive portals?
Well, if the wireless fails, it will go back to 3G on my iphone... but remember, every device can be different
Jan
15
comment How to get Average for time in Excel 2007?
@Julian - I disagree, it is actually doing it's job - an average of 3,6,0 across three fields makes for an average 3... If you don't want certain cells to appear in the average, don't include them, but I don't believe this is a problem.
Jan
11
comment Why does my router slow down my Internet speed?
I recommend that you try to speed test from your desktop to another device if you can... ideally use something like Iperf (let me know if you need instructions). If it is a wireless backhaul provider, then, the most likely cause is that they are having the issues with 3/4, or, it could just be the bane of most ISPs, plain old congestion
Jan
10
comment iptables out bound port to remote mysql
Is that iptables-save thing you sent the entire file? With accept all, it should be working by default... Whilst I said that should be sport instead of dport, that rule shouldn't even be hitting in the first place... It really doesn't make a lot of sense.
Jan
10
comment iptables out bound port to remote mysql
Make sure the rule didn't switch back / you aren't reloading the save file when restarting the service...
Jan
9
comment How to print to a home network printer?
This is a tough one without being there in person. If you have a few minutes, I can help via teamviewer or some other remote method... If you are interested in this, please come in to chat or contact me (details in profile).
Jan
4
comment Router Port Forwarding and SSH
I would update to the latest firmware to rule out issues - on most consumer routers, it isn't always an option - most likely it is either off or on by default and it requires ssh/telnet in order to change... hopefully the firmware update will give it the kick it needs
Jan
4
comment Router Port Forwarding and SSH
Yep. Every connection that goes through the router has to be processed by different chains - one chain would be WAN in, another would be LAN in... Nat by default is only applied to WAN in, so, when you attempt to access your external IP (which exists on WAN), your router has no idea how to connect it back to you.. Nat reflection is basically a little addon that tells the router to apply the NAT rules to packets that originate from the LAN side... (Ok... not exactly, but, hopefully this gets the basics across to you!?)
Jan
4
comment Norton security toolbar is eating RAM
Norton software has got better in recent years, but, it is still awful. Chrome has built in phishing detection and various other protections. If you are nervous, I recommend you keep Norton, but, it will eat up your resources/there is nothing you can do there.
Jan
3
comment SSD and USB connections
Yep, standard laptop. And going back to quick removal... Did you also do safely remove? Just because it is optimised for quick removal doesn't mean that you shouldn't do safely remove... I have seen data go corrupt far too many times from people not safely removing!