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May
25
comment Can employer retrieve emails sent using work email after you delete them in outlook?
I guess you know, but just to be sure: if you delete a sent message, it won't disappear from the recipient's mailbox.
May
25
revised Partitioning on Mac OS X (Yosemite)
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May
25
comment How to manage space effectively on a small SSD
As an aside, @SE505: alternativeto.net/software/wiztree -- I've always loved windirstat.info (or in my case, a Mac alternative).
May
25
comment How to manage space effectively on a small SSD
For what I've heard, the Windows system32 folder holds the 64 bit system files nowadays, and Windows automatically maps requests of 32 bit programs to the 32 bit files in some SysWow64 folder. And all that was introduced as, apparently, too many (old?) programs are hardcoded to use the system32 folder. That makes one wonder: how many programs still rely on C:\Program Files...
May
24
comment JavaScript error on embedded Internet Explorer
Ah, when not having provided any credentials, a GET to xrm_ui?get=getTabs yields null rather than an empty string like for the other values: {"openedtabs": null, "tabindexselected": "", "tabidselected": ""}. Maybe the same happens when the script executes the POST, presumably with a proper authenticated session.
May
24
revised JavaScript error on embedded Internet Explorer
A GET to xrm_ui?get=getTabs yields {"openedtabs": null, "tabindexselected": "", "tabidselected": ""}
May
24
comment Adobe Reader DC, remove sidebar
Nice. Just in case this also works on OS X, for anyone doing the above: this may break its digital signature then. But I guess that only affects firewall settings, if Reader would need to be allowed to accept incoming connections. And I doubt Reader would need those, so no problem, I guess.
May
24
comment What happens when laptops reach 100% charge?
(Totally unrelated: alot. ;-))
May
24
comment What happens when laptops reach 100% charge?
"does the computer circuitry switch from using the battery power to directly using the power that comes from the charger" -- I assume this differs per type/manufacturer. However, Apple notebooks might run slower when the battery is removed which "prevents the computer from shutting down if it demands more power than the A/C adaptor alone can provide", according to Apple.
May
24
comment What happens when laptops reach 100% charge?
"Keep your battery between 40-80%" and "Seldom charge your battery to 100%": this might be true if a manufacturer provides some management software for that. But if not, then stopping charging below 80 or 100% implies that you are unplugging the charger, hence will be using the battery and are going to discharge it. Companies like Apple define battery life in cycles nowadays, so discharging would add to those cycles. So my 2 cents: leave the thing plugged in whenever convenient and stop worrying about it. Better try to save energy instead.
May
24
reviewed Approve Internet Explorer 11 will not show videos after running CCleaner Registry Cleaner
May
24
revised Can I use a 3.5 mm microphone with a 10 meter wire?
Made title summarize the question
May
24
comment Make my NAS send me a notification when it receives a new public IP
(Still then: make your script send email alerts upon success and failure. You don't want other errors to be buried in the log files either...)
May
24
revised Java applet needs permission but doesn't ask for it!
Quoted relevant details; changed broken links in archive.org versions.
May
23
comment Why are my NAS drive transfers so slow?
possible duplicate of Troubleshooting slow Wi-Fi performance writing to NAS
May
23
comment What information do my ISP collects when I connect to a website through HTTPs?
Sorry, my conclusion is that "I don't believe SSL is a particularly strong tool against an ISP" and "compromised the secured tunnel, which they are capable of doing" are false.
May
23
comment How to install exe versions of linux utilities on windows?
Or: put them in any other location and adjust the PATH that Windows uses for searching.
May
23
comment I accidently pressed 'No' to 'Do you want to save your changes' in Visio 2007. Can I recover?
Indeed, @Paul. But, fun fact: old versions of Excel (like Excel 97, I think) would prompt you to save workbooks, but then not give the workbook it was asking about focus. It would show the filename, I think, but surely I've been fooled into saying no, looking at a different workbook when seeing the prompt. (And just in case you didn't know: new versions of Excel indeed do keep a copy for some time, when you said no, for their Recover Unsaved Workbooks option.)
May
22
comment I accidently pressed 'No' to 'Do you want to save your changes' in Visio 2007. Can I recover?
Downvoter, are you sure? I'd have thought this answer is right, but only recently I was proven wrong about similar functionality for Excel. However, I don't know if Visio works the same as Excel.
May
22
comment I accidently pressed 'No' to 'Do you want to save your changes' in Visio 2007. Can I recover?
I don't see that article mentioning that choosing "No" when prompted to save, will in fact still retain the recovery data. (That said, Excel has a Recover Unsaved Workbooks option in its user interface nowadays, which works after choosing "No". So it may very well work like that in Visio too.)