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comment Firefox sporadically loses ability to perform DNS lookups
I have been experiencing the issue again, so network.dnsCacheExpiration=0 didn't help.
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comment Is there a way to zerofill the page file once for VM compaction?
@AFH: fair enough. And I'll take a no as an answer to my question. But if possible I'll go for the single-shot solution instead of having to boot again and disable the policy manual. But thanks for the input. It is appreciated.
Jun
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comment Is there a way to zerofill the page file once for VM compaction?
@AFH: yes you are missing something big. If I boot it again to disable the policy, the page file is "dirty" again. Hence, no need to enable the policy the first time around, because rebooting into the system will undo the effect. Wiping the page file only ever makes sense if the system is left offline afterward (for compaction/archiving in my case).
Jun
28
comment Is there a way to zerofill the page file once for VM compaction?
@Hennes: same question as which one? In principle a bootable ISO would work, that would require a more opinion-based question and answers (which I asked on Software Recommendations).
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asked Is there a way to zerofill the page file once for VM compaction?
Jun
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asked Is it possible to use Firefox with HTML5 videos (video/mp4) without KB968211?
Jun
22
comment “DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE” on Windows 10
@GamersRule: actually, you won't believe it, I looked at the dump files to establish which drivers are loaded (no symbols needed for that; none needed to see which module was the culprit either). Hadn't even scrolled down to the other question before that point.
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revised “DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE” on Windows 10
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Jun
20
comment How to dynamically change IP address repeatedly?
@learner: the people to which you would show it would use actual different IPs. So what? Still for your own IP you could simulate the behavior of an ever-changing IP address in order to test all your assumptions. Look, I get it, you want to try the real thing. Nothing wrong with that. But in order to get it right first, it might make sense to start with a simulation of what you expect to see.
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comment “DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE” on Windows 10
@GamersRule: uhm ... what? The bugcheck code is crystal clear. WinDbg proves that nt tears down the system, so all points to a misbehaving driver. Nothing even pointed to RAM or hardware in the first place, although BIOS (also for the VGA) is always a possibility. HighTechGeek is spot on, though, lm shows nVidia drivers loaded and you would be well advised to check the driver timestamps for those nVidia drivers against the driver bundle (unless you know already). I think that HighTechGeek is spot on. And it's on nVidia to fix the issues (i.e. not MS, none of us certainly). +1 to HTG!
Jun
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comment How to dynamically change IP address repeatedly?
Wouldn't it be much easier if your spam detection engine used your known IP (use something like DynDNS to make it known to the engine) and would switch into a mode where it garbles the IP in this case and thereby pretends it's a different IP every time? This is deterministic and it should be less time-consuming than having to reboot a PC. Also It's more likely you'd have to reboot your router than your PC.
Jun
20
comment SSH to Vmware virtual machine with NAT network
@Shahinism: more interesting than your tcpdump output would be the firewall logs. Even though your VM may respond to the request, who's to say the host doesn't drop it on its way out? Also, I presume IPv4 forwarding is enabled in your system? DNAT would work both ways, though, but only if the packet is let through on its way out.