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Nov
26
reviewed Approve Remapped keys (with xmodmap) in Linux host stopped working in VirtualBox Windows guest
Nov
26
reviewed Approve How do I disable an Outlook 2013 add-in without starting Outlook?
Nov
26
reviewed Approve Turn off windows 8 update to 8.1 and delete downloaded update
Nov
25
comment Chrome 39 crashes after a few minutes on XP
Windows XP is no longer supported, expect more software to fail as upgrades come out. Just the tip of the iceberg as the world leaves Windows XP behind.
Nov
25
reviewed Approve After enabling raid0, blue screen of death
Nov
25
reviewed Approve Why is IE lacking in Add-on/ Extensions as other browsers?
Nov
25
reviewed Approve ffmpeg concat output not playing in windows media player
Nov
24
comment Data Recovery on reformated drive is encrypted
Encrypted or scrambled? There is a difference and if this happened after a crash using a data recovery program, you're just getting digital noise.
Nov
24
comment Unable to open Excel or Word files in Office 2013
And the person asking the question in that link never got a resolution. answers.microsoft.com is a cut'n paste wonderland of scripted answers that often miss the boat.
Nov
22
comment Why is my Wi-Fi connection speed much slower than a wired connection?
Encryption overhead, near channel interference.
Nov
22
comment Why is data still recoverable after writing zeros to a harddrive?
Have you actually recovered data from a modern hard drive after a single zero write pass?
Nov
22
comment probable cause of excel files getting corrupted
Seems like a good excuse for not using the feature. Microsoft has several dodgy things out there like Offline Files that eventually punish those who hardheadedly ignore empirically derived warnings from the software userbase. If you use Offline Files long enough, you will find one day, they only exist in the cache, not on the server and if something blows the cache, oops! Same goes for Shared Workbooks on Excel... Poof into the bit bucket.
Nov
21
comment Microsoft Word file corrupted because I opened it in emacs
Blew the xml tag structure? Run a copy through xmllint to see. Also, take a copy and use a programming editor with regex replace functions to strip the xml tags so you can recover the text.
Nov
16
comment Why can't routers use MAC addresses instead of private/local IP addresses?
Heh, MACs are for local ethernet segment communications. Read up on OSI layers to better understand abstraction of communications.
Nov
16
comment number of tracks
Makework question that lost its relevance quite some time ago.
Nov
16
comment number of tracks
Heh, a question so dead it needed buried about 10 years ago. Doesn't even begin to have any relevance in today's ZBR, LBA and SSD world.
Nov
12
reviewed Reject Typescript syntax highlighting in netbeans?
Nov
12
reviewed Edit Can I use same SSID for dlink modem router and AirPort Time Capsule?
Nov
12
revised Can I use same SSID for dlink modem router and AirPort Time Capsule?
fixed grammar; added link to relevant SU question
Nov
12
reviewed Approve How to properly use this code?