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May
30
comment How do I Connect a 30yr-old Tandy 1400LT laptop to the internet?
Oh yes, dialing directly into your workplace is a perfectly cromulent use case for those times.
May
29
answered How do I Connect a 30yr-old Tandy 1400LT laptop to the internet?
Oct
25
suggested rejected edit on How to make TAB work right in Command Window?
Feb
8
comment How to force a file association in Windows 7? (Regedit?)
For reference, my problem was with having 3 versions of MS Project installed. Not even uninstalling the old ones would let me associate the files to Project 2010.
Feb
8
comment How to force a file association in Windows 7? (Regedit?)
This worked for me even when all the built in Explorer methods failed. Thanks!
Nov
12
comment What is the Windows hotkey to minimise a single, currently active, window?
Doesn't work on any window that is maximised, or snapped to half a screen.
Jul
28
comment Power on laptop without opening lid
Some Dell laptops (like mine) specifically have the power button on the side. This is a good idea in the absence of other solutions.
May
30
comment PuTTY pastes the terminal selection rather than the clipboard
@Lèsemajesté: That's certainly possible, but I would rather use KiTTY with this xterm selection behaviour than PuTTY without it.
May
29
answered PuTTY pastes the terminal selection rather than the clipboard
May
29
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May
29
comment PuTTY pastes the terminal selection rather than the clipboard
sure, but then select paste and it will paste the selection rather than the clipboard contents. Check out the pic I posted.
May
29
asked PuTTY pastes the terminal selection rather than the clipboard
May
22
comment Turn off change file extension warning in Windows 7
@Synetech: oh yes, I understood that but I was wondering whether you had a github/codeplex/geocities page where I could take a look and fix my own explorer in the same way.
May
21
comment Turn off change file extension warning in Windows 7
@Synetech: some more information about your "all-purpose Explorer hack" would be much appreciated.
May
8
comment What is the ⎋ key?
It's not just comparable to Escape, it is Escape. ⎋ is merely the symbol for Escape the same way ⇧ is the symbol for Shift.
Jul
20
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Jul
20
comment How can I good performance from an OSX install on a USB stick?
Even a slow laptop drive like the one in your Mac mini is definitely faster than even a high-quality a USB flash drive.
Apr
15
answered the best choice of a partition type to be seen from WinXP, MacOS and Linux
Mar
23
answered Can I run a single Mac application inside a virtual machine?
Oct
19
answered Curly braces annoyance in Windows 7 on MacBook