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Forum: Storage (alternative) October 13th 20, 08:09 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 11
Views: 1,963
Posted By R.Wieser
Is there really a problem, or are they being super-careful, or is this a bug in windows 7.

Micky,

Is there really a problem, or are they being super-careful,
or is this a bug in windows 7

It may simply be attributed to a different way/location to store the
"correct shutdown of the...
Forum: General January 23rd 17, 12:22 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 17
Views: 599
Posted By R.Wieser
Damage a case fan by vacuuming air vents from the outside?

micky,

Can you damage a case fan by vacuuming the air vents from the outside?

Theoretically ? Yes.

Noctua fan and it says not to use a vacuum cleaner or it may
apply "excessive force to the...
Forum: Printers August 9th 15, 03:54 PM Posted to comp.periphs.printers,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By R.Wieser
What is the smart chip in a laser printer cartridge?

micky,

No. I don't think it even tells the computer if has no paper.

:-) I think it does.

I think it doesn't. And I have a better view than you do.

Well, lets put it this way: ...
Forum: Storage (alternative) August 9th 15, 01:55 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 252
Posted By R.Wieser
Making two partition copies in turn

Micky,

Any reason not to do it this indirect way?

Yes. If the first copy somehow gets mucked-up the second copy will also
have that mucked-up file (read: will have no chance to make a good...
Forum: Printers August 9th 15, 12:03 PM Posted to comp.periphs.printers,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By R.Wieser
What is the smart chip in a laser printer cartridge?

Micky,

And if you leave the door open, the machine won't work.
Maybe that's to thwart conitinuous ink.

Its more likely that having the door closed means a) the cartridges are
seated correctly...
Forum: Printers August 8th 15, 11:08 AM Posted to comp.periphs.printers,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By R.Wieser
What is the smart chip in a laser printer cartridge?

micky,

What is the smart chip in a laser printer cartridge?

Its simply a "key" that fits the "lock" thats inside your printer. If the
key does not fit the lock then the cartridge is...
Forum: Storage (alternative) November 4th 12, 10:29 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By R.Wieser
How to create adminstrator password for install/unstall

Yes, with a modern OS like Win7, just remove the admin privileges

And if you have an a bit older OS like XP or even Windows NT it works the
same way.

Regards,
Rudy Wieser
Forum: Storage (alternative) August 25th 12, 02:18 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By R.Wieser
Possibly fake Toshiba 64GB flash drives

Arno,

OTOH the different text on front and back

As I tried to mention, no such thing, just two with different base-size
notations (bits v.s. bytes).

Just remember: Advertisements are created to...
Forum: Storage (alternative) August 24th 12, 12:29 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By R.Wieser
Possibly fake Toshiba 64GB flash drives

Remark: 64 Gb(it) equals 8GB(yte). Its quite possible that someone has been
trying to cash-in on the difficulty (by us and automated systems) to
distinguish between the upper/lower-case notation of...
Forum: Storage (alternative) August 21st 12, 11:02 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By R.Wieser
Windows XP and 64GB flash drives

Hello Joseph,

Windows 98's FORMAT is actually a DOS program
and it cannot format flash drives, because Microsoft
DOS doesn't support them.

Simple solution: don't boot into DOS....
Forum: Storage (alternative) August 21st 12, 02:12 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By R.Wieser
Windows XP and 64GB flash drives

Vanguard,

The format command in Windows XP won't *create*
a FAT32 partition larger than 32GB in size;

FORMAT does not *create* such a partition, FDISK(/the equivalent on XP)
does.

that...
Forum: Storage (alternative) August 21st 12, 02:04 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By R.Wieser
Windows XP and 64GB flash drives

Joseph,

From the MS webpage to that update:

"The exFAT file system is the *successor* to FAT32 in the FAT family of file
systems"

That could mean that exFAT is only usable on other machines having...
Forum: Storage (alternative) August 20th 12, 06:20 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By R.Wieser
Windows XP and 64GB flash drives

GMAN,

My apologies, I should have been more clear in the specifics of it.

Luckily I provided a link to an MS webpage with all the details .... :-)

Regards,
Rudy Wieser
Forum: Storage (alternative) August 20th 12, 02:57 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By R.Wieser
Windows XP and 64GB flash drives

Daniel,

The problem seems to lie in the fact that XP cannot *format* a drive larger
than 32 GB.

Funnily enough w98 had no problems with that, but that one FDISK could not
handle such a large...
Forum: Storage (alternative) November 28th 07, 09:13 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 23
Views: 337
Posted By R.Wieser
Copy with verify per block

Rudi W. schreef in berichtnieuws
...
R.Wieser schreef in bericht

Rudi...
Forum: Storage (alternative) November 24th 07, 04:46 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 23
Views: 337
Posted By R.Wieser
Copy with verify per block

Rudi W. schreef in berichtnieuws
...

Rofl !! Someone (lets guess who ...) seems to be doing an half-assed
attempt to imitate...
Forum: Storage (alternative) November 23rd 07, 09:21 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 23
Views: 337
Posted By R.Wieser
Copy with verify per block

Arno Wagner schreef in berichtnieuws
...

Previously R.Wieser wrote:
Folkert Rienstra schreef...
Forum: Storage (alternative) November 22nd 07, 06:09 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 23
Views: 337
Posted By R.Wieser
Copy with verify per block

Folkert Rienstra schreef in berichtnieuws
...

Although your claim is quite true its allso quite worthless to...
Forum: Storage (alternative) November 22nd 07, 12:12 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 23
Views: 337
Posted By R.Wieser
Copy with verify per block

Folkert Rienstra schreef in berichtnieuws
...

Can't you flush the cache like "sync" under UNIX? I think I recall...
Forum: Storage (alternative) October 29th 07, 02:27 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By R.Wieser
W98se and a Sitecom LAN-drive (RDC Semiconductor co) problems

Hello All,

I've bought a SiteCom LAN-drive, and have a bit of a problem with using
wildcards in filenames in Windows 98se : the drive cannot find any of the
requested files, although a simple...
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