Wikipedia:Reference desk/Archives/Computing/December 2012

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December 1[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 1

  1. Python syntax error
  2. JQuery works on Codecadamy but not on my machine
  3. Help finding information for Teknique Freeview Box T181b
  4. 64 bit / 32 bit
  5. VB 6

December 2[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 2

  1. Borland Pascal and Free Pascal
  2. Multi language ability of facebook, twitter, linkedin
  3. Blender scaling
  4. Email notifications after WLM shuts down
  5. Finding a temporary Word document

December 3[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 3

  1. Two Firefox questions
  2. I Download Videos, but only some shows Video Preview thumbnail

December 4[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 4

  1. doubt on synchronized block in java
  2. Big American Internet Forums
  3. INTERCAL
  4. Scrolling text in title bar

December 5[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 5

  1. Bluetooth bust
  2. Automating file resource replacement..
  3. Windows 7 settings
  4. vb express xml comments
  5. New RAM, corrupted RAM? [memtest86+]
  6. Facebook's How can we reach you?
  7. CRITICAL! error in win8
  8. Why is UDP hardly used for multicast applications?

December 6[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 6

  1. Why are PDFs so slow?
  2. Animated GIF as wallpaper

December 7[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 7

  1. What's a cell phone SIM card worth ?
  2. A quick way to create a world map from data
  3. Google evaluating results
  4. Switch on computer

December 8[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 8

  1. Windows 7 file search function
  2. Text only, ad-free web sites for cell phone browsing
  3. How do I recover Bookmarks/Favorites from an O/S which won't run ?
  4. Abstraction level and programming paradigm
  5. Windows Movie Maker 2012 doesn't let you burn DVDs any more?

December 9[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 9

  1. need a programme on synchronized block in java
  2. Resizing partitions on Linux without losing data?
  3. How to exponentiate BigInteger values in Java?
  4. Online store doesn't work with Firefox 16, but works with other browsers

December 10[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 10

  1. Laptop mouse
  2. Wifi is only accpeting my laptop but not the others
  3. INSTALLING ANDROID TO A PC
  4. Modifying the hardware of the Nokia 101?
  5. doubt on synchronized block 3
  6. How to let Firefox extension FireGestures do "Open URL in new tab and active it / Search for Selection"?
  7. ISO images vs burnt image

December 11[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 11

  1. Google image search
  2. On what's that site running

December 12[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 12

  1. How do I get Windows 7 to show me file extensions ?
  2. A Big Thank you to the Wikipedia Computing Reference Desk
  3. Difference between VPS and dedicated server
  4. new way doubt on synchronized block
  5. Was the transatlantic cable really built without repeaters?
  6. Syllable-based hyphenation software for HTML
  7. Powershell/command prompt fonts in Windows 7
  8. Caching of javascript and css
  9. How do I name an unnamed disk in iTunes or otherwise
  10. mixed up networking graph labels in task manager (win7)
  11. Performance of auto serialization of a HashSet<String> in Java

December 13[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 13

  1. PostScript Printer Prints "Insufficient Memory" Error Messagse
  2. Set Top Box (STB) connection to CRT monitor. Possible?
  3. Quantum computing
  4. Security: Is it necessary to set HTTPOnly if you're using SSL and the values inside the cookie are encrypted?
  5. Adjusting cursor blink rate Mac OS X

December 14[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 14

  1. Conflict with YouTube?
  2. Firewire 400 power clash?
  3. Citroen website and javascript causing reboots
  4. Changing Directory by command line
  5. Who really made Instagram unusable (directly) over Twitter?
  6. Variable substitution not working with delayed expansion variable (Windows XP)
  7. mobile internet abroad
  8. Official North Korean Instagram?
  9. Installing Firefox 17 without administrator rights
  10. Loading values of a Java HashMap as needed from file
  11. Lithium-ion cell phone battery

December 15[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 15

  1. disc full - can't delete
  2. Wikisource content is being indexed as Wikipedia content (in Google)
  3. What makes algorithms non-deterministic?

December 16[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 16

  1. Google Instant
  2. Testing wifi link
  3. Skyrim help

December 17[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 17

  1. PC Memory stick as Random-Access Memory
  2. Word frequency tables
  3. How to disable "Accessibility features" in Windows 7 ?
  4. Oldest Computer stuff
  5. What's the cheapest that 2GB DDR2 667 SODIMMs have been?

December 18[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 18

  1. DOS find command in Windows 7
  2. SHA1 and MD5 collision attacks
  3. FileMaker
  4. Playing Blu-ray discs on my computer
  5. Is this a virus?
  6. Solve chess
  7. python

December 19[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 19

  1. List of non-x86 computers geared for home users?
  2. Updating XP in one session.
  3. Success of object oriented programming paradigm

December 20[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 20

  1. Browseprotect.exe
  2. How big can an internal HD be?
  3. Parse two-dimensional array from string in C#
  4. Serving scaled images and relative widths
  5. The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.
  6. How is Google connecting merchandiser ID data to the person using Google?
  7. Content supervision

December 21[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 21

  1. What was/is the original Linux OS?
  2. Hash that allows for similarity comparison
  3. Is it possible to display 2 Excel 2007 spreadsheets on screen at the same time?

December 22[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 22

  1. Is the data rate of a connection the same as that of the slowest device in the path?
  2. Egyptian Arabic Wikipedia
  3. My laptop speakers have become crackly & tinny - how to restore the sound myself?
  4. Video calls
  5. Ping hosting provider
  6. What other Chrome Apps are like Session Buddy?
  7. how do I prevent text from being part of a link? (esp. Google Docs)

December 23[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 23

  1. Youtube's 500 Internal Server Error
  2. How secure is the https connection in Wikipedia?
  3. Why have some programming languages failed and others not?
  4. Can I use a different laptop power adapter?
  5. Standardisation of power adapters

December 24[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 24

  1. Sorting photos into folders by creation date
  2. 1920x1200 monitors -- how good is the rendering at that resolution

December 25[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 25

  1. How can I synch from iTunes to my nephews' MP3 players?
  2. Multiple connections for wifi
  3. Downloading Adobe Flashplayer - no success

December 26[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 26

  1. Re-mapping keys
  2. Which content user need?
  3. Accessing an A4 page for letter writing on the computer
  4. TouchesMoved event not firing properly with iOS
  5. Tablets and smartphones

December 27[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 27

  1. Some Questions Regarding Itunes and Ipods on Windows 8
  2. Facebook "profile viewer"
  3. Linux distribution that never needs restart.
  4. A gpedit.msc thing maybe
  5. Which Linux distribution is the best for gaming, web browsing, watching HD and 3D movies and listening to music?
  6. Google play on Nexus tablets

December 28[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 28

  1. Do you need Internet access to use a QR reader?
  2. C++ standard library list container
  3. How do Windows users in the EU obtain a web browser?
  4. What is the most windows 7 like linux distrubution (that also have live cd)? (explained version of this usual question)
  5. HELP with iphone contacts !!

December 29[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 29

  1. New tablets
  2. C++ double comparison
  3. Apple business strategy

December 30[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 30

  1. 840 million flops?
  2. Microsoft Word and Excel

December 31[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2012 December 31

  1. Memory advantage of a hypothetical computer whose hardware used -1, 0, and 1
  2. Microphone humming
  3. Update for Microsoft Excel
  4. Pronunciation of NAS?
  5. Pixels on tablets