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Aug
2
awarded  Excavator
Aug
2
revised Windows RDP — Possible to resize resolution on-the-fly?
Added mroe details about "smart sizing" functionality.
Aug
2
comment Windows 7 will not boot after sleep
In my experience, Hibernate is generally more reliable than Sleep. I'm not sure which could really be said to be more for laptops than desktops, as both have benefits for each, but I prefer to stay away from Sleep - or, at least use Hybrid Sleep.
Aug
2
comment Is there any software/tool/methods using in a real operating system may be like the snapshot in virtual machine?
How is this not Hibernation? Hibernation is a standard feature in Windows 7 and many other OS's.
Aug
1
comment How can I locate where this splash screen is stored on my computer?
@FrankComputer At this point, you should really consider if it's even legal for you to remove the splash screen. This isn't VirtualBox we're talking about, it's a Microsoft product - they tend not to like when people distribute modified copies of their products.
Aug
1
comment Getting laptop wireless LED to indicate wireless network activity?
I personally feel NIC LEDs fall under the same category as Wi-Fi LEDs in this regard. HDD LEDs, DVD LEDs, and Battery LEDs may still serve useful purposes in their blinking. The difference here being that there is a lot of noise in network activity. Just because a NIC or Wi-Fi LED would blink, doesn't mean it's doing anything you would have requested, expected, or even understood. HDD activity on the other hand, is mostly something even a mildly savvy end-user can anticipate and correlate to its source.
Aug
1
comment Can I delete the OEM partition on the new Dell XPS 15?
@jhayes The answer isn't meant to say the Utility Partition is not useful for recovery, or not used by Dell for recovery. It's meant to say it's not required for recovery. System recovery can be performed with third-party tools outside of the Utility Partition, just as well as (if not better than) with the tools that are pre-installed there. The tools are just there to help facilitate end-user support - generally a moot issue for power users of the kind who would be installing multiple OS's.
Aug
1
comment Getting laptop wireless LED to indicate wireless network activity?
I don't see much use for this information. A simple on/off is enough. When it's blinking, that just tells you that something's happening. That's not really useful unless you can tell exactly what's happening.
Jul
27
answered Mouse button and keypress counter for Mac OS X
Jul
27
comment Windows 7 goes into hibernation immediately after the UPS kicks on
@NitroxDM Thanks for the info. I think I got more confused by the phrasing of wullxz's comment than anything else.
Jul
27
comment Windows 7 goes into hibernation immediately after the UPS kicks on
Sorry. The presumption seems to be laptop here, since those settings aren't normally available on desktop systems.
Jul
27
comment Windows 7 goes into hibernation immediately after the UPS kicks on
How about you just take the laptop home with you, so you don't have to worry about it being affected by a power outage at work?
Jul
27
comment Find out exact MS Software product name using version info
@Michael If Bigfix can do custom Registry queries, find out what keys contain the Product ID and you should have the information you need. Just bang the list of Product IDs from your system against a reference that maps Product IDs to actual edition names.
Jul
26
comment Have Windows Explorer open to specific folder
+1 to @Dennis. We need a lot more meat to this question. Otherwise, you're just begging for a walkthrough on how to create folder shortcuts on your Desktop.
Jul
26
comment Multi Encrypted Operating Systems with TrueCrypt
@Fran TrueCrypt has an extensive list of security considerations and other precautions to follow so that the integrity of a hidden volume is protected.
Jul
25
answered Find out exact MS Software product name using version info
Jul
21
awarded  Notable Question
Jul
20
awarded  Caucus
Jul
20
awarded  Constituent
Jul
20
comment How can I receive phone calls on a Linux server and script stuff depending on the numbers pressed?
Off-hand, I must say this is a cool idea but you'd have to be really careful about how you do it. Be thinking about security from the get-go.