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What causes Ping.exe to run?view story

http://superuser.com – I noticed there was a prefetch file for ping.exe in c:/windows/prefetch Tracing the time that it was created, I compared it to event viewer. I compared 3 different prefetchs, and they were all created around the same the volume shadow copy service started and the Microsoft shadow copy provider service. (HowTos)

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Asus N56VB-S4016H disk response timeview story

http://superuser.com – We recently bought 3 Asus N56VB-S4016H laptops, and although the specs are great for the price it costs, we are experiencing similar issues on all 3 of the devices. After startup, a cold boot or from hibernate, the average disk response time (as indicated by the Windows 8 task manager) jumps very high, basically making the system unresponsive for minutes after boot. The system is in the status i (HowTos)

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How do I install php-mbstring with missing dependency php-common which is already installed?view story

http://stackoverflow.com – How do I get php-mbstring to recognize php-common? I am trying to install the php module php-mbstring so I can install phpMyAdmin. Upon trying to install using yum, the installation fails due to a dependency. How ever the required dependency is already installed. Maybe there's a version conflict? (HowTos)

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excel link to another sheet in same document without using filename?view story

http://superuser.com – This formula does exactly what I want: =HYPERLINK("[!Monitoring Profile Matrix v2 (In Progress).xlsx]Metrics!3:3", "POWR01") However, if I rename the document, I'm assuming all my links will break. (HowTos)

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How to open a file inside an XP Mode application from the command lineview story

http://superuser.com – There is a shortcut in Start menu for a Windows XP Mode application. It has a Target like this: %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\VMCPropertyHandler.dll,LaunchVMSal "Windows XP Mode" "||123a4bc5" "App Name" If I run that shortcut, it opens the application in a Seamless Mode window. (HowTos)

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Advice on a VGA capture card.view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have been scouring the internet for any card which will *input* VGA (or DVI) signal ... and is cheap! 640x480 is the max resolution I'll need even, so nothing special. Anyways, I have found this http://www.cnbtec.com/en/html/produc..._prod=197#p_v1 card, and I honestly know nothing about it. (HowTos)

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Restricting the memory for a c++ application in Linux [on hold]view story

http://stackoverflow.com – By default OS may be allocating some resources to an application. How can I restrict the maximum memory allotted to my C++ program by my linux OS? (HowTos)

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Networkingview story

https://www.kubuntuforums.net – All, Where is a good HOWTO on rebuilding networking without any connection? All I see require the inet connection. My networking got corrupted on my laptop, so had to purge it. (HowTos)

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any way to run grep backwards, i.e. from the end of the file and up?view story

http://superuser.com – i have a 70G+ log file, and i'd like the most recent entries (apache log append new items at the end) that match a pattern. i can either: run grep | tail or run tail | grep option 1 will take forever. option 2 may return nothing, then i will have to increase the count for tail and keep running until i get something. If i could grep from the last line up to the first, it would be ideal. (HowTos)

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samba testparm rlimit_max warning, is that ok or do I need to change it?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Every time I run a testparm on a couple servers we're playing with here, I always get the following warning: rlimit_max: increasing rlimit_max (1024) to minimum Windows limit (16384) Is that ok, or should I change a setting in smb.conf so it doesn't always tell me that? I'm not sure what that impacts either, but we are primarily Windows here. (HowTos)

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wlan0 - Just Shoot Meview story

https://www.kubuntuforums.net – So, after two exceptionally frustrating rounds of failed upgrades from 12.04.4 to 14.04.1, and falling back twice I managed to kill my wireless interface. /dev/wlan0 does not exist and NetworkManager will not let me add a wireles interface. The Ralink wifi card does exist and it was working exceptionally well until I deleted the wireless interface from the tray. (HowTos)

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How can I find max value for a text as unique identifier in Excel?view story

http://superuser.com – This is basically for an auction setup in Google spreadsheet. Say there are 26 bidders A to Z and each bid 5 times with different values. I need to find the max value bid by each of them and display next to it. I'm using the below function to get the unique name list. (HowTos)