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Jamie Hanrahan
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236 votes

Why does Windows think that my wireless keyboard is a toaster?

150 votes
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Is CRT degaussing really dangerous for nearby laptops?

89 votes

Windows says RAM ran out while there is still 4 GB of physical memory available

88 votes

How does a computer differentiate '\0' (null character) from "unsigned int = 0"?

76 votes

Why is my "Committed" memory so much higher than my actual RAM space?

65 votes
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How do priorities work on task-manager and when should/n't I set this?

54 votes

Is an HDD overwritten with zeroes faster?

49 votes
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How much Wi-Fi signal strength do I lose per foot of antenna cable?

44 votes
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What exactly is IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL?

42 votes
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Commit charge is 100% full but physical memory is just 60% when using no page file

40 votes
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Why do Resource Monitor and Task Manager's total RAM usage not even remotely add up to the total Physical Memory usage?

39 votes
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How can I get a history of running processes

34 votes
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Why do x86 CPUs only use 2 out of 4 rings?

34 votes
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How does the CPU communicate with the GPU before drivers are loaded?

30 votes

Does partitioning hard drives into a smaller partition than the actual size make it perform better objectively?

30 votes

Can a new battery go bad if unused

28 votes
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Computer doesn't use more than 4 of my 8GB of RAM...? (64-bit computer)

25 votes

What do you call the area on a hard disk smaller than a sector?

21 votes

Would an executable need an OS kernel to run?

18 votes

What are "Commited Memory", "Cached", "Paged", "Not-paged pool" & How They are Different with "In-Use Memory"

18 votes

Connecting switches between two buildings, each building has it own mains electrical supply

18 votes

Which Windows 7 log file contains device connection/disconnection information?

17 votes

Windows 10 Low Memory Warnings when I have plenty of available memory

15 votes
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What is PeSATA?

15 votes
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How does memory/commit charge work in Windows 10?

14 votes
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Can I remove the BSOD?

12 votes
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Can I continue running the PC with damaged front USB pins on the motherboard?

12 votes

Why does computer memory only have two states?

12 votes
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How to measure total RAM usage of a program under Windows?

12 votes

Can long range Wi-Fi work if one end of the connection is not using a high-gain antenna?

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