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Jul
2
comment What is the purpose of using a large ping packet?
@MaQleod or it checks the fragmentation needed flag in the reply.
Jul
2
answered What is the purpose of using a large ping packet?
Jun
15
comment What is a external reliable IP address to ping to check if internet is available?
@JohannesPille you could override your primary DNS to 8.8.8.8 instead of the DCHP default
May
30
comment How and why are operating systems bootable from a USB?
because bios can read the usb and it can contain a boot sector that will then act as a normal bootable disk drive
May
19
comment Can multiple Windows 7 Enterprise PCs use the same product key?
@and31415 they still won't like it if you use the key on more systems than you paid for
May
15
comment I'm using Chrome and Chrome Sync; does Google have access to my passwords?
@and31415 who is to say they don't send that passphrase over in some way, Google controls the entire Sync suite so I believe that they could steal that passphrase behind the scenes (if they were evil)
May
9
comment Hazardous materials in a hard drive
lead has not been allowed in fuel for a long time
Apr
28
awarded  Caucus
Apr
17
comment Wordy IP for internal devices
@grawity batch file on a file server... echo 192.168.1.20 Nasdrive >> /etc/hosts then telnet/ssh into each one...
Apr
8
answered folder won't show up in jumplist
Mar
19
comment Do cabled connections and Wi-Fi “use” the same bandwidth?
TCP avoids stepping on other's bandwidths though, if the game is through udp without throttling the brother will get priority
Mar
7
comment How to force a process transmit over UDP instead of TCP?
tcp vs udp is a very different usage and not interchangeable
Feb
26
comment What's the logic behind the “W” in Control+W to close a Tab in IE?
didn't Office also use it to close the current document?
Feb
19
comment How to put a cooler on a CPU?
turning fans around nilly willy is a bad idea if you don't understand airflow dynamics
Feb
11
comment Twisted Pair Eithernet
packet loss by interference would be horrendous
Feb
4
comment What limits Windows 7 x64 machines to <=192GB RAM?
@MattH the limit to 3GB is because the upper Gig is memory mapped to peripherals
Jan
13
comment My computer is loud: How do I tell which fan is the issue?
or a bendy straw
Jan
13
comment My computer is loud: How do I tell which fan is the issue?
did you put your ear near the various fans to see where the noise is louder?
Dec
6
comment Can this port be used to connect an external display to laptop?
technically you could use a screen sharing software and a virtual desktop but that requires a second computer...
Nov
30
comment Removing or disabling Chrome’s Task Manager with a batch-file
this somehow screams XY problem