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Top new questions this week:

Windows File is ludicrously huge and I cannot unzip it

I use an online file backup service (Backblaze) and recently got a new computer. Several files on my old computer were too large to move via my usb drive so I decided to download them from my backup ...

windows-7 hard-drive filesystems zip metadata  
asked by meed96 56 votes
answered by Steven 53 votes

Leap Seconds in Windows

A leap second was recently added: June 30, 2015 23:59:60 UTC. How are leap seconds implemented in Windows (specifically Windows 7)?

windows-7 windows time  
asked by Steven 31 votes
answered by smc 32 votes

Launch programs by typing their names in 'run' dialogue box

There are some applications such as notepad and cmd which can be launched by typing their name in run dialogue box, can I just create entrys like that for all applications?

asked by Soundarya 8 votes
answered by Suriya 3 votes

How To Change Tab Font Size In Notepad++

Just like the title says, I'm trying to change the font size in Notepad++ to the default font size. I don't know why it's so huge.

fonts notepad++  
asked by Pie 8 votes
answered by ABashore 6 votes

How do I identify what is my 'Intel Chipset' , on a Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit system?

How do I identify what is my 'Intel Chipset' , on a Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit system? This is actually a follow-up question to USB 3.0 ports function as USB 2.0 ports on Windows 7 -- trying ...

windows intel usb-3 chipset sandy-bridge  
asked by MercWithMouth 6 votes
answered by Tim 3 votes

External USB hard drive and risk of internal condensation?

Apparently you can kill a USB hard drive by moving it from a cold to warm environment and powering it up. The killer being internal condensation. Q1: How real is the risk? What kind of temperatures ...

hard-drive external-hard-drive hardware-failure hard-drive-failure physical-environment  
asked by misha256 5 votes
answered by harrymc 1 vote

7z: What *does* the -r flag do?

The man page for 7z simply says Do not use "-r" because this flag does not do what you think. The only documentation I can find basically restates the same thing. -r[-|0] Recurse ...

asked by tripleee 5 votes
answered by Moab 0 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Move an off-screen window back on-screen on Mac OS X

It seems that Mac OS X 10.6.1 Snow Leopard has a tendency to leave some windows off-screen at times, especially when I disconnect an external monitor from my MacBook. How can I move the window back ...

osx off-screen  
asked by Matthew Rankin 140 votes
answered by Hai Vu 147 votes

How to compare two columns and find differences in excel

I have two columns in Excel that I want to compare and find the differences between them. Suppose Col A has 50 numbers i.e 0511234567 Col B has 100 numbers in the same format

microsoft-excel worksheet-function  
asked by Sundhas 23 votes
answered by Ellesa 28 votes

Can you answer these?

Your Facebook web address has been changed too many times

So I recently made a new facebook page and was able to set the custom url to it. Today I wanted to make an other page and also set an url but then I got the error you see in the title. My question ...

asked by Max Pen 1 vote

How to create ftp restricted user with vsftpd? (by terminal in ubuntu)

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 with vsftpd. I need to create ftp users able to access only directories like /var/www/nameDirectory. I though it was a very basic feature, but seems not... I tried to ...

ftp chroot vsftpd  
asked by Sasha Grievus 3 votes

Customize Chrome auto-completion in address bar?

is there a way to customize Chrome's auto-completion? For instance it doesn't show past urls correctly: Here some examples of very often visited urls: it shows visited url ...

asked by stackoverclan 2 votes
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