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Feb
12
comment Java is extremely slow to start up
Anti-virus. Broken dns. Disk about to die. System badly swapping.
Jan
18
comment Putting a file encoded with UTF-8 on the clipboard with CLIP.EXE under Windows?
It turned out that the UTF_16LE Java encoding (with an explicit BOM) works as expected. Thanks.
Nov
23
comment Win7 backup fails with “The system cannot find the file specified” 0x80070002 - has worked before
I have installed and uninstalled a few programs and done regular Windows updates (nothing pending). I have local administrator rights.
Oct
12
comment What's the quickest way to count the number of each character in a file?
@Dave your counter array is int, not long. May be too small.
Oct
12
comment What's the quickest way to count the number of each character in a file?
@queueoverflow "it would be cheaper" - strongly depends on what the expensive part is here. If the bottleneck is how fast the original file can be read, then it is insignificant.
Sep
24
comment Google Chrome is in Danish
Personally I'd consider that to be a feature rather than a bug :)
Aug
6
comment Why isn't my graphics card good enough when it should be?
@tombull89 apparently even this modest requirement still mean you have to update your card regularily. Also be sure you have a motherboard which can feed the graphics card fast enough.
Aug
6
comment Why isn't my graphics card good enough when it should be?
When wanting to use newest games on highest settings, you get to upgrade your card regularily.
Aug
2
comment Alternative to rsync for file level cloning?
THat long could imply you have a broken filesystem. Consider running Disk Uility.
Aug
2
comment Is the performance of a CPU affected as it ages?
Note, there is a difference between actual speed and perceived speed.
Jun
29
comment Locally monitoring services up/down on other Windows machines
sc works here. I'll have a closer look.
Jun
21
comment Not able to transfer large files from DVD to windows 7 desktop
Can you copy with "COPY" in a CMD.EXE window?
May
25
comment Free program to sync folder with FTP?
Have you considered using a shared DropBox?
May
22
comment Google Chrome (Mac) set keyboard focus from address bar back to page
Nice hack......
Apr
11
comment DNS works, ping/wget/ntp/etc does not. (linux)
Does the default gw know how to contact the 10.1.13.X segment?
Apr
11
comment DNS works, ping/wget/ntp/etc does not. (linux)
This makes sense. Local traffic works (DNS server 10.1.10.10). Remote doesn't.
Apr
10
comment What's the recommended virtual machine on a Mac?
Note that VMWare Fusion 4 claims to be time machine friendly, Fusion 3 is not (unless you have your virtual machine in a sparse image)
Mar
31
comment java warnings on linux
How did you install it?
Mar
29
comment Is Unix not a PC operating system?
@ott, the Y2K bug was a real issue. The reason it wasn't worse was because it was taken very seriously.
Mar
14
comment How can I find out why the internet connection speed in our LAN is so slow?
What does the network administrator say happen "on the wire"?