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Top new questions this week:

How do I insert a new row in Excel via the keyboard?

Right clicking on a row and clicking insert is fairly time consuming. I'd rather not have to take my hands off the keyboard. How can I insert a new row above my current row using only the keyboard? ...

asked by jstricker 27 votes
answered by jstricker 39 votes

Is there really a "USB communication protocol"?

According to Wikipedia, USB: defines the cables, connectors and communications protocols used in a bus for connection, communication, and power supply between computers and electronic devices ...

linux usb linux-device-driver  
asked by smeeb 18 votes
answered by RedGrittyBrick 42 votes

When is CPU cache flushed back to main memory?

If I have a CPU with two cores, each core has it's own L1 cache, is it possible that Core1 and Core2 caches a same part of memory at the same time? If it is possible, what the value of the main memory ...

cpu cpu-cache  
asked by CarmeloS 14 votes
answered by David Schwartz 22 votes

What is the 6-pin power connector on an HP ProDesk?

I have an HP ProDesk 600 G1 desktop PC, and I'm upgrading it with a new graphics card and a new power supply. Now, the problem I'm having is that the motherboard in the PC doesn't have a standard ...

motherboard power-supply power  
asked by Squeazer 13 votes
answered by Kristian 16 votes

GHOST glibc vulnerability (CVE-2015-0235): is it required restart a server after glibc upgrade?

I want to update glibc according to RedHat: Is it required restart a server after the glibc upgrade?

vulnerabilities ghost glibc  
asked by Michael 10 votes
answered by gowenfawr 20 votes

Why does the system have /etc/sudoers.d? How should I edit it?

Last time, I asked about the risk of these (in /etc/sudoers): user_name ALL=(ALL) /usr/bin/vim /etc/httpd/confs/httpd.conf %group_name ALL=(ALL) /usr/bin/vim /etc/httpd/confs/httpd.conf ...

ubuntu vim sudo httpd sudoers  
asked by aob 9 votes
answered by BillThor 7 votes

Will Windows 10 Technical Preview be upgradable to final release?

Is there any information about if Windows 10 Technical Preview will then be upgradable to the final release ? I'm asking that because I would like to use it on my primary PC (I'm aware of the risks ...

asked by Michaël Polla 5 votes
answered by Overmind 3 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Where can I download Windows 7 (legally from Microsoft)?

I just bought a serial for Windows 7 on-line from the Microsoft store (the most painful shopping experience EVER!). I selected that I wanted to download my version of Windows 7 after purchase. After ...

windows-7 download iso-image community-faq  
asked by Luke 122 votes
answered by KCotreau 146 votes

How can I send a Ctrl+Alt+Delete through Remote Desktop in Windows 8?

I need to send a CtrlAltDelete to a remote machine through Remote Desktop. The CtrlAltDelete is being intercepted by Windows 8, regardless of whether the remote desktop has focus or is in full screen. ...

remote-desktop windows-8 ctrl-alt-delete  
asked by Tanner 107 votes
answered by Graham Wager 143 votes

Can you answer these?

How do I set up the ARChon custom runtime on Chromebook?

Most of my friends use Skype, and I wanted to use it on my Chromebook. If was searching for how to install it, and I found this article. I followed the steps in the article and on it's linked pages, ...

android skype google-chrome-extensions chromebook  
asked by Deep 2 votes

VMware Workstation 10.0.5 MSI failed

I am upgrading to VMware Workstation 10.0.5 from 10.0.4. The upgrade process has removed 10.0.4, however when trying to install 10.0.5, I get an error: The MSI ...

vmware-workstation windows-installer  
asked by etnguyen03 1 vote

I'm locked out of my MacBook pro because my password uses a russian keyboard but I can't change to it from the English keyboard

Is there a way to change the language of the keyboard in Mac OS X 10.9.5, or even system language, while not logged into an account (as I restarted)? This is my toolbar at the moment: There is ...

osx mac language input-languages  
asked by idiot 3 votes
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