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Mar
31
comment Checking open ports on a netgear router
Testing outgoing ports is trivial, but you'd have to tell us the operating system you're using.
Mar
31
comment Checking open ports on a netgear router
DO NOT use port forwarding if you'd like to access external services. That's a very bad and misleading advice unfortunately often given by support staff as well. And to add it won't even solve the problem. Port forwarding is important if you'd like to provide a service (like a FTP server). If you open a port - especially a common one - without actually using it, you're just opening one possible attack vector for malware trying to use that port for its own communication.
Mar
31
answered Does multitasking while transferring a huge amount of data corrupts the file?
Mar
31
comment Did malware take over my BIOS, preventing the utility from reading all of the blocks?
For easier screenshots in the future: Just hit the "Print" key, which will put your current screen contents in your clipboard to be pasted in your preferred image editor.
Mar
31
comment Did malware take over my BIOS, preventing the utility from reading all of the blocks?
Unlikely I guess. Even if there'd be some malware in the beginning, the flash tool would still try to start at it's hardcoded address (which would be 0). Have you tried saving your current BIOS image to a file? If you do so, is that file the same size as the new one? If not, add that information to your post.
Mar
31
comment Is it safe to use a remote etc/hosts file?
Ah, OK. So these don't have any NetBIOS names you could use either? Maybe talk to your IT regarding this issue?
Mar
31
comment Is it safe to use a remote etc/hosts file?
Check the DHCP's documentation. If the DHCP server is a Windows host, then you should be able to modify the server's hosts file and be fine.
Mar
31
comment Is it safe to use a remote etc/hosts file?
Can't you just use your actual DHCP to propagate the proper names? Are there that many different ones for the same IP(s)?
Mar
30
answered Is it possible to decrypt files which were encrypted by gpg with a very strong password?
Mar
29
answered Making a new heading style
Mar
28
comment PC gets powered up only sometimes
Hard to tell, maybe some capacitor gone bad somewhere - either on the mainboard or inside the PSU.
Mar
27
answered Can I “simulate” a virtual network PC
Mar
14
answered How to fix my laser printer failing to print certain areas?
Mar
11
comment Can I use both my internal and external graphics card in same system?
Yeah, I most likely experienced the auto setting
Mar
9
comment Does imgur delete old images that have few image views?
I was referring to images connected to an account. I don't think there's any limit on anonymous uploads.
Mar
9
answered Does imgur delete old images that have few image views?
Mar
6
answered HP ENVY 17-1050ea Notebook PC screen flickering when I connect charger to my notebook
Mar
5
comment Can I use both my internal and external graphics card in same system?
I'm pretty sure modern CPUs will disable in-chip GPU's if not connected at boot anyway, but it might have been a special thing. At least I've had that experience with a ZBox: I wouldn't get any HDMI output unless the screen has been present when turning that thing on.
Mar
5
comment Run bash script at boot?
Another option would be creating a crontab entry with @reboot as the "time".
Feb
27
comment How to bulk rename numbered files?
@BeowulfOF You could probably use voice command to "automate" it a bit more. It might be a bit cumbersome, but it still gets the job done and it's probably the easiest/quickest solution that doesn't require any specific or additional setup.