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by i0null
Sat Sep 22, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Why is du high for an empty directory?
Replies: 5
Views: 1596

Re: Why is du high for an empty directory?

ls -ld shows the same size as above - 229376.
Looks like a feature of ext filesystems.

Thanks for your help
by i0null
Fri Sep 21, 2012 5:27 am
Forum: Hardware and Devices
Topic: Cannot format my harddrive..I need partions...help
Replies: 5
Views: 9478

Re: Cannot format my harddrive..I need partions...help

I've been through this with my HP laptop. If you have a win7 install disc: 1- boot from Win7 disc 2- delete ALL partitions on hard drive 3-install Win7 on the Full unpartitioned space 4- you've just successfully taken back control of your machine. Win7 will install on "C" and create a tiny partition...
by i0null
Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: Updates and drivers make windows crash on boot up?
Replies: 6
Views: 1831

Re: Updates and drivers make windows crash on boot up?

I have a Nvidia GeForce GT 240 and use a DVI cable. I don't it's the video card because even when I don't install the driver and install only the windows updates it still doesn't work. I don't have SP1, but It's not in the list of updates when I go to windows update and I can't figure out how to ins...
by i0null
Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do I remove everything from the hard drive?
Replies: 6
Views: 1815

Re: How do I remove everything from the hard drive?

Hi It's a good idea to make sure your computer is clean when you give it away. we had a case here that involve a man (someone who worked at the same ad agency i did many years ago)giving his old computer to his church.that was a nice thing to do what could go wrong with that? The problem was that wh...
by i0null
Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:50 am
Forum: Drivers
Topic: Can't connect to home wireless-Limited Access
Replies: 1
Views: 1365

Can't connect to home wireless-Limited Access

A few hours ago I installed a Windows update, so my ACER Aspire 5733 restarted. I shut it down after the restart, not paying attention to the wireless. When I went to turn it back on, I couldn't get online because my home wireless connection has "Limited access." The icon signifying signal strength ...
by i0null
Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Help With Open with?
Replies: 1
Views: 1301

Help With Open with?

I right click on a .yml file, go to open with, and select Notepad ++ in program files. It doesn't even show up in the list after I hit open! HELP
by i0null
Tue Sep 11, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: nightmare with network user name/password
Replies: 1
Views: 1087

Re: nightmare with network user name/password

When my daughter selects the connections icon. Our router SSID is in the list. She then presses connect and that's when the when we are prompted to provide a username and password. I have tried using the ones we set up the router with. Plus have tried various combinations using WEP key. Even windows...
by i0null
Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: internet working in ubuntu but not windows 7
Replies: 2
Views: 9016

Re: internet working in ubuntu but not windows 7

A new development. I uninstalled my ubuntu 10.10 and installed ubuntu 12.04LTS. wifi wasn't working on that either. Had to go back to ubuntu 10.10 to post this message. Link to ubuntu forum discussing this [ubuntu] wifi not working on ubuntu 12.04LTS and WIndows 7 but works on ubuntu 10.10 - Ubuntu ...
by i0null
Sun Sep 09, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Overclocking
Topic: Has anyone used Windows 7′s XP mode?
Replies: 1
Views: 8436

Has anyone used Windows 7′s XP mode?

How does Windows 7 XP mode work? How do I create shortcuts to the XP mode on my Windows 7 desktop?
by i0null
Wed Sep 05, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: customisations of applications software?
Replies: 1
Views: 1086

Re: customisations of applications software?

I think the level of customization must be analyzed, because in my experience, applications too customized are subject of many changes, and software maintenance is one of the most expensive tasks in development. I think it is better to build a customizable app than a customized app, being all of the...

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