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That's "Steven" (with the "n" at the end)


"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." — Bertrand Russell


Product designer, consumer electronics: audio (with Philips), home automation.
Done computer science in a previous life too.


Belbin team roles: Plant and Resource Investigator


Personal values: respect, honesty, pride, modesty, fairness


I yell because I care


favorite candy


Nov
7
comment IE9 reliability issues
Seems be fixed. At least I could visit several sites and IE is still there after a couple of hours; with GPU rendering it would crash within a minute or so.
Nov
7
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Nov
7
revised Permissions for apps in Windows 7
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Nov
7
asked Permissions for apps in Windows 7
Nov
7
comment IE9 reliability issues
Thanks. BTW, Internet Options are also available from within IE, under Tools. That's where I found the GPU rendering checkbox. Do you know a real heavy website where I can do more load testing? I tried the Acid3 test, but that just tests compliance.
Nov
7
comment IE9 reliability issues
@weberik - It's a laptop, I can't replace the video card.
Nov
7
comment IE9 reliability issues
@Sathya - turning off GPU rendering seems to help (keeping fingers crossed). Could you make your comment into an answer, so that I can upvote it, and accept if it solves the problems definitively?
Nov
7
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Nov
7
comment IE9 reliability issues
Thanks Steve. Resetting doesn't help. Pages render well in FF7, but print garbage from IE9.
Nov
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Nov
7
comment IE9 reliability issues
Could the BSoD error also be due to the video? I don't expect video memory to have parity check. OTOH, it would explain why MemTest86+ didn't find errors.
Nov
7
comment IE9 reliability issues
Thanks. The PC is somewhat old and I only found a video driver for Vista. Could this have to do with it? Also, since other programs work well, is this an IE9 or a driver problem?
Nov
7
asked IE9 reliability issues
Oct
26
comment Mean Time to Failure (MTTF): When disk manufacturers post this, how should you interpret their numbers?
@Kaitlyn - I guess you're referring to bad sectors. I'd say a disk failure is when you can't read from or write to the drive any longer. Usually a mechanical error, like a head crash. This usually happens when you still have plenty of good sectors left.
Oct
25
answered Mean Time to Failure (MTTF): When disk manufacturers post this, how should you interpret their numbers?
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