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September 1[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 1

  1. A really private wiki
  2. Reading user's IP address.
  3. How do I get my Yahoo toolbar back?
  4. Windows 7 Experience Index is not working
  5. re-chargeable batteries
  6. Noise algorithm, Perlin?
  7. Background Music in Microsoft Excel 2003
  8. Skype and charges...

September 2[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 2

  1. Compiler Writing: NOT Parser Generators!
  2. Backing-up to a NAS drive over the Internet?
  3. This Type of Image
  4. Difference between SIMD and Vector Processors
  5. Conventional Explosives Simulation Software
  6. Mini-flash cookie app
  7. broadband numbers
  8. Javascript wait
  9. NP theory
  10. Typing credit card details into SLL-enabled CGI proxies
  11. Compressing
  12. Domain Names
  13. e-mail account hijacked

September 3[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 3

  1. Idiotic and Useless Emails
  2. data corruption
  3. Parchive
  4. Webpage to PDF
  5. a/b drives
  6. Javascript time
  7. Cell Phone and Lap top
  8. Methods for multiple classes
  9. Terminal window of safari

September 4[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 4

  1. Recovery of Deleted File on SD Card
  2. What is the cellular 3G base station price range?
  3. Scanning over the network
  4. Extracting a date from a serial number in MS Excel

September 5[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 5

  1. Disk Defragmenter leaves lots of fragments.
  2. Excel Programming
  3. date
  4. Divx wrapped in AVI container

September 6[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 6

  1. Is it safe to use an open wireless router (say, in a cafe)?
  2. Removing IE from XP
  3. Best and Quickest Way to a Blog
  4. Reimaging HD
  5. Accept big, output small
  6. Oldest and Newest YouTube video, please?
  7. Youtube

September 7[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 7

  1. Second Internet Line Cable
  2. Recording a Skype conversation
  3. Viruses
  4. Batch file question - how to find the newest document in a subdirectory structure
  5. Google translate default/detect language
  6. Google
  7. Web
  8. Frustrating ADSL problem
  9. help

September 8[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 8

  1. What is a GeekTool script?
  2. Trillian AIM connection issues
  4. Easy computer game development software
  5. Test case
  6. How do you find out what search terms were used to find your blog?
  7. diffing with text motion
  8. TLDs favouritised by google
  9. Hub
  10. How to view Korean NTSB page from late 1990s
  11. TV tuners

September 9[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 9

  1. ram
  2. mac address
  3. Saved pages
  4. Alarm
  5. Vintage Optical Computer/Mainframe
  6. RAID block size

September 10[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 10

  1. Using optical drive ports for hard drives?
  2. Using another type of wiki
  3. Internet speed, difference between 1 mb/s and 6 mb/s?
  4. Other than IP Address, how else do forums/Q&A sites, etc. know that you're the same person?
  5. Hard drives
  6. Almost certainly phishing email, but top-level domain is
  7. Data compression built into TCP/IP

September 11[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 11

  1. Storage Area Networking: Difference between SAN Group & SAN Pool
  2. operating system
  3. Microsoft Publisher 2003
  4. Running commands on another (Windows) computer
  5. EMAIL
  6. Teletext and the BBC Micro
  7. Configuring Toshiba Satellite 3000-X11 to use LAN and Wi-Fi (urgent, please answer if you can, cause it's not my laptop)
  8. Display
  9. Date handling with XML in Expression Web
  10. Freeware old fashioned database

September 12[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 12

  1. Maximum LUN Size
  2. Shell Script
  3. What is this Place
  4. Not sure what to look for when Choosing a Web Hosting service for a plain Website.
  5. Internet browser slow and freezing
  6. Free database software
  7. Spam from a friend's email
  8. Prejudice against Macs
  9. Getting the static URL for a Flash video
  10. texting
  11. Word's Editing Tools

September 13[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 13

  1. old computer doesn't play HD video
  2. Meta date
  3. Computers double
  4. Resize
  5. I am lost can you please tracert me so I can find out where I am
  6. Compatibility of MGS2

September 14[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 14

  1. Lost pictures on SD card
  2. Java generics, what use is "extends"?
  3. can we make an arrangement?
  4. Which torrent client allows establishing without too much effort exlusive connection to one peer only
  5. Map Building
  6. Fios

September 15[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 15

  1. pine
  2. blogspot/blogger visual verification (captcha) unreadable
  3. Translation request
  4. 'E' for signal on iPhone
  5. os installation
  6. Display or download

September 16[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 16

  1. Remoting into Ubuntu Desktop VM from Ubuntu Desktop Computer
  2. other programming language tutorial pages
  3. Free Complete Multi-Root Operating-System
  4. Vista Themes
  5. Strange Icons
  6. Programming question
  7. Fonts
  8. View Options—Mac OS X
  9. PHP imagecreate to imagick
  10. Outlook rule on outgoing messages
  11. Software to plan PhD project?

September 17[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 17

  1. Copying pictures between camera and PC
  2. kindle dx graphith
  3. solitaire games
  4. Getting rid of background tasks
  5. Command prompt
  6. How to get my tv tuner to work
  7. Twitter

September 18[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 18

  1. Controlled (Fixed) Bandwidth Allocation
  2. Can I get rid of the 'My Videos' folder?
  3. USB Ports on a universal travel adaptor
  4. The Guidebook Gallery
  5. Greasemonkey script
  6. Looking for a lost browser
  7. Keyboard: "Dead keys" quit working for no apparent reason
  8. Contacting people on Panoramio
  9. e-mail addresses in Excel
  10. Question about my Pc system/Graphics capability

September 19[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 19

  1. Remoting into Ubuntu Desktop VM from Ubuntu Desktop Computer - Automation
  2. "Locked" Micro SD Card
  3. Can anybody convert this Flash 8 file into a Flash 7 file?
  4. Real-time shared comments on videos?
  5. Computer code
  6. Installing Ubuntu (dual boot) on a Windows machine with minimal disruption of Master Boot Record
  7. Is it possible to copy all the mails in a Gmail account to another account?
  8. Computer security certification
  9. web archiving
  10. Java

September 20[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 20

  1. Open-Source Nature of Linux
  2. need a information for project
  3. Lost images on SD card
  4. OO Calc formula question - DONE
  5. Adding one million record
  6. How much does an IBM server (mainframe) with 4 TB of RAM cost?
  7. Windows 7
  8. Ubuntu/Linux delete /usr/share/doc?
  9. Hotmail will not word wrap
  10. Microsoft Certifications by Technology
  11. Javascript
  12. photo negative to positive
  13. what's faster on a modern computer: reading more bytes of raw text from ram, or fewer bytes (compressed) and uncompressing it in the CPU
  14. Order of Files
  15. Sony IC recorder ICD-B26. How to connect and transfer recordings

September 21[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 21

  1. Windows Firewall Blocks Google Earth
  2. Faster wget
  3. Need Proxy
  4. Creating/modifying a keyboard layout on Windows 7 with very limited rights
  5. Why does Google chrome have have a totally different window from any other Windows applications.
  6. How to link to google searches
  7. Website capture software working with a cached version

September 22[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 22

  1. Physical Address Extension motherboards
  2. Computer program illegal operation
  3. most bang-for-buck RAM in a hard-drive case?
  4. Spaces in a path variable in a shell script on OS X
  5. Landing page
  6. UHDTV - 8k resolution
  7. Digital broadcast TV in Ireland
  8. cannot access ExtendedReader, duplicate class: extra.ExtendedReader

September 23[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 23

  1. Replacing software
  2. Internet
  3. Timeout
  4. What is something like "javascript:OpenDetailWin('<value>')" called

September 24[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 24

  1. Google chorme (
  2. Playstation3 (PS3) SDK
  3. computer science and technology
  4. Moving the contents of Windows PST files to an archive on a linux machine
  5. Temporary files
  6. Hard Drive
  7. Transferring songs from the mini-disc player to the computer, is it possible ????
  8. Latest Mozilla Beta Version
  9. Help! How do I announce my blog

September 25[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 25

  1. Is Windows hacker-friendliness now officially deliberate?
  2. Memory allocation
  3. wget
  4. My anti-virus thinks that computer game is virus/trojan
  5. Facebook login

September 26[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 26

  1. Android Tablets
  2. Send a kiss?
  3. Spurious http redirect, can anything be done?
  4. Remote Desktop
  5. How to diagnose slow internet?
  6. Thermal past on an i5-750
  7. Is it bad for my laptop to leave it playing me music all night long every night?
  8. Burn mark on laptop screen

September 27[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 27

  1. Linksys WAP54G wireless access point help
  2. How to Run Emacs Org Mode Commands From the Terminal?
  3. tsql:sqlserver=plsql:oracle=?:mysql
  4. mac safari won't submit form
  5. Loose lines in LaTeX
  6. Safari Autofill data stealing
  7. Access 2007 and too many fields

September 28[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 28

  1. ISP big brother?
  2. submask
  3. More on facebook login
  4. DPI in Irfanview
  6. Word count in Publisher 2010
  7. Matlab Array Column Misalignment - Help!

September 29[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 29

  1. Two hardware questions
  2. Microsoft Windows update frequency
  3. Video WB correction
  4. Can't access a certain website
  5. World daylight map - free screensaver?
  6. hard drive
  7. Ping Localhost
  8. free touchscreen software like a whiteboard to save handwritten documents
  9. computer
  10. What regulatory issues have to be considered when exporting or building products that heavily use cryptography?

September 30[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Computing/2010 September 30

  1. Hack firefox to reenable saving passwords
  2. Protocol for electrical signals going from computer to monitor.
  3. Eskimo Question
  4. http status codes
  5. MS online games in WinXP
  6. Who physically made the first Apple Computers