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"Against stupidity, the Gods themselves fight in vain."


Dec
11
comment Intel RAID controller failing to diagnose faulty disk
Attribute 1, Raw Read Error Rate.
Dec
11
comment Intel RAID controller failing to diagnose faulty disk
But all of this, only after disabling RAID in the controller; while that disk was in a RAID array, all of this was hidden from the OS, and the RAID software never bothered diagnosing this mess or giving any warning about what was happening.
Dec
11
comment Intel RAID controller failing to diagnose faulty disk
Windows is throwing errors left and right in its System event log; things like Atapi event 11 and 52, Disk event 11, 15 and 51, and even DiskDiagnostic event 1 ("SMART says the disk is failing, replace it ASAP"). Also, the BIOS warns about the bad SMART status of the disk at every boot, and the WD diagnostic tool says "this drive is so much broken I can't even complete my tests on it".
Dec
11
asked Intel RAID controller failing to diagnose faulty disk
Nov
7
comment How to shut down a Windows 8.1 Pro computer in remote session?
@ScottChamberlain, I meant of course disallowing them from the GUI. And forcing the user to run around in circles if he wants to perform a perfectly normal task. A warning would really have been enough here.
Nov
6
comment How to shut down a Windows 8.1 Pro computer in remote session?
The reasoning behind completely disallowing remote shutdowns is pure nonsense. Requesting a remote shutdown on a server-edition system will bring up a dialog asking "are you REALLY SURE you want to shut down a system which you can't turn back on without physically going there?", and this is an effective safeguard from accidental remote shutdowns. Disallowing them altogether is even more wrong than freely allowing them.
Nov
6
comment How to shut down a Windows 8.1 Pro computer in remote session?
Upvoted, and this really should be accepted. ALT-F4 is the only solution that actually works.
Nov
6
accepted Windows 8.1 on ThinkPad S540 plagued by frequent BSODs with error CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED
Nov
6
answered Windows 8.1 on ThinkPad S540 plagued by frequent BSODs with error CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED
Oct
29
comment Windows 8.1 on ThinkPad S540 plagued by frequent BSODs with error CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED
Yes, all firmwares have been updated with the latest releases from the vendor.
Oct
29
asked Windows 8.1 on ThinkPad S540 plagued by frequent BSODs with error CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED
Oct
7
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
16
asked How to disable default reminders for accepted meeting requests?
Sep
3
answered Powershell font too small on Windows 8.1 - how to adjust?
Aug
31
awarded  Yearling
Jul
5
awarded  Famous Question
May
30
comment Is it possible to use a nVidia GPU to render graphics if the monitor is connected to the motherboard video port?
So, you're saying this is not supported out-of-the-box by the motherboard or the O.S., and it's up to the specific software to take advantage of additional GPUs if it can?
May
30
comment Is it possible to use a nVidia GPU to render graphics if the monitor is connected to the motherboard video port?
Hello, I know very well all of the things you mentioned, but thanks for mentioning them anyway; however, you missed the point of the question, which was about how to use (if possible) the GPU on an add-on card to render video output if the monitor is plugged in to the motherboard instead of the add-on card.
May
30
asked Is it possible to use a nVidia GPU to render graphics if the monitor is connected to the motherboard video port?