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Feb
24
comment How can I edit a keyword search in Chrome?
Yes, thank you! I didn't think that they were considered "search engines."
Nov
25
comment Why won't any button in MF Toolbox (scanning software for Canon MF3010) do anything?
I forgot I even asked this. I had fixed it a long time ago, but what you suggested sounds very familiar - I'm pretty sure that's what I had to do.
Oct
2
comment What is the “real-life” noticeable difference between different processors with similar architectures?
@Ramhound - I'm sorry if my question wasn't clear - I'm really just interested on what the differences I'd notice as a user of the computer will be. I do understand that the 4700MQ will be faster, but I don't know how much (not in clock speed, but in real-life sense - and yes I realize this is not easily quantifiable). Essentially, if we took two machines that are otherwise identical except for the two processors and gave them to my grandmother to use, what would she say the difference is? Would it be twice as fast to open iTunes on one of them? Would streaming video be jumpy on one? etc.
Oct
2
comment What is the “real-life” noticeable difference between different processors with similar architectures?
@Ramhound - thanks, I didn't realize you can do that. Their comparison tool is definitely helpful. But knowing that one has 4 cores vs. 2, etc. doesn't really answer my question about what real-life difference there will be.
Sep
30
comment How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?
Great, thanks. Still curious why it's so hard to find out, but this is definitely good enough for me.
Sep
30
comment How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?
No, this is helpful. I suspected this was the case (I have a really old, slow netbook that can output at higher than 1080p) but just wanted to be certain. I am a little curious though - take the Toshiba Satellite S50 or S55. Do you know of anywhere I could find the supported output resolutions? Now that I think of it, a full list would be somewhat useful as I do like to use it with a much lower resolution if I'm sitting far away.
Sep
30
comment How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?
@techie007 - I don't see them anywhere. They have the screen's resolution of course, but I don't see output resolution anywhere. One that I'm considering, for example, is the Toshiba Satellite S50 (or S55), and I've looked at several sites. All I can find on Toshiba's is: "Audio and Video DISPLAY* 15.6" HD TruBrite® LED Backlit Touchscreen Display (1366x768) DISPLAY RESOLUTION 1366x768 (HD), 16:9 aspect ratio, Supports 720p content AUDIO DTS Studio Soundâ„¢, Headphone jack (stereo), Microphone jack (mono), harman/kardon® stereo speakers" and "HDMI® output port."
Dec
27
comment Password manager for multiple computers?
How do you remember what the exact site name is? For example, facebook.com now directs to the secure login page (facebook.com - not formatting right but that's https instead of http as the protocol). Will you remember that when you created the password, you used the old nonsecure page? Or what about when www.foo.com starts directing you (a year later) to www.foo.com/login or something like that?
Oct
10
comment How can I stop Outlook from expanding subfolders when they receive mail?
Ok, I figured out one problem - many of my rules had "stop processing more rules" which I guess makes it a client-side rule. I removed that so they're all server-side now. But they are still making the folders expand - are you sure about your answer?
Oct
10
comment How can I stop Outlook from expanding subfolders when they receive mail?
I'm a little confused. I'm not certain that my rules are server or client side, but: A) I can create a rule (such as "permanently delete mail from a certain person") and when I save it, I get a popup that says it's client-side rule and and will only run with Outlook is open, B) I have other rules that don't give me that popup (so I assume they are server-side), but C) those rules (in B) still cause the folder auto-expansion to happen. Does that make sense? How can I specify a rule to be server-side vs. client-side?
Jul
23
comment How can I add an exception to a Thunderbird filter?
Thanks, not sure why I didn't think of that!
Jul
23
comment How can I add an exception to a Thunderbird filter?
1. Did you think I didn't google it first? 2. The results from google don't answer my question. 3. Your answer doesn't answer my question. Sorry :(
Jul
21
comment In Windows 7, why won't my display stay off despite the power settings saying it should?
Another test - I changed the nircmd command to turn the screensaver on, and set up a "blank screen" screensaver. This works as expected - I click the shortcut, and the screen goes blank and stays that way until I move the mouse. This is ok, I guess, but not ideal because there's still a bit of a glow coming from the monitor (a blank screensaver is still brighter than the monitor being off). So I can pretty safely say it's not the mouse that's moving, unless there are different "thresholds" for being "awake" for the monitor being off vs. in screensaver mode.
Jul
21
comment In Windows 7, why won't my display stay off despite the power settings saying it should?
And one other thing I just tried - I kept the mouse still and didn't even touch it, and then ran the nircmd command using just the keyboard from a command prompt. The mouse is not moving - it's across the room. Still, the monitor turns right back on.
Jul
21
comment In Windows 7, why won't my display stay off despite the power settings saying it should?
Well, this is bizarre. It's a cordless USB mouse so I tried two things. First, I clicked the shortcut for nircmd, and immediately unplugged the USB receiver. It worked! The screen stays off. However, when I switch to the "turn off asap" power profile, and then unplug the receiver, it still won't turn off. But seriously, this mouse is not moving - it is perfectly still, on my desk, and I'm going to great care to just push the button as quickly and quietly as possible...
Apr
10
comment Is there any way I can more easily run Outlook rules?
You just made my day. Tiny modification to iterate again over the specific rules that I want to run, and it's running perfectly. Thanks!
Apr
10
comment Are Outlook rules recursive?
You really don't mean "recursive".
Mar
8
comment In Excel, can I provide a “default value” in case my formula returns #NA?
That first example is exactly what I'm looking for. Thanks!
Feb
2
comment Why won't any button in MF Toolbox (scanning software for Canon MF3010) do anything?
And actually I never used the one that came on the CD, because my CD drive wasn't working - I started with the latest one from canon site.
Feb
2
comment Why won't any button in MF Toolbox (scanning software for Canon MF3010) do anything?
I'm using Windows XP, and yes, this is the software that you download at usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/products/printers_multifunction/… when you select XP as your OS.