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  • Windows 8 had a small hot-corner on the left end...

    Windows 8 had a small hot-corner on the left end of the taskbar that you could click/tap to bring up the Start Screen. If you right-clicked that corner, the power menu would appear.

    Win+X is the...
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    Are the two applications running with separate...

    Are the two applications running with separate privileges (i.e. explorer running regularly, After Effects running with administrator rights)?

    Programs running with separate privileges can't...
  • "Why do my forums look like this? Any...

    "Why do my forums look like this? Any suggestions?"

    Question'd that for him.
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    Damn shame. It had a lot of potential. I could've...

    Damn shame. It had a lot of potential. I could've seen myself visiting it regularly when it launched as an alternative to those naff meme-filled sites.

    Good luck on your next project.
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    All that stuff removed, and yet I can do...

    All that stuff removed, and yet I can do everything with 8 that I could with 7. Hell, I'll take that trade-off any day of the week.

    It's almost like your post reeks of opinion instead of actual...
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    I'm surprised how much progress Microsoft has...

    I'm surprised how much progress Microsoft has made with Internet Explorer. I don't have any real complaints with IE10 for everyday usage.

    Having said that, the last version I tried was IE7. It's...
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    Not the best argument for using text instead of...

    Not the best argument for using text instead of an image (although it'd win points with the management). Here are more reasons to use text over a static image:

    * Easier to modify in the future...
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    That's great. I hadn't considered that at all....

    That's great. I hadn't considered that at all. Thank you very much.
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    Yes, a red link indicates that the linked page...

    Yes, a red link indicates that the linked page isn't in the database yet. Clicking it takes you to an edit form for that page so you can create it.


    At the risk of incurring wrath, it's PHP. No...
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    I'm creating my own wiki software for personal...

    I'm creating my own wiki software for personal use. I could just use MediaWiki and be done with it, but I wouldn't learn much from that. This uses the MVC design pattern.

    Reading / Editing
    ...
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    Why would you turn off UAC in the first place?...

    Why would you turn off UAC in the first place? Making prompts less chatty, sure, but outright disabling?
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    http://i.imgur.com/YPONu.png That solves some...

    http://i.imgur.com/YPONu.png

    That solves some of the privacy issues people have with Chrome. To each their own, though.
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    It does come up with a small "tutorial" (if you...

    It does come up with a small "tutorial" (if you can call it that) during user account initialisation, which amounts to nothing more than a short animation with a pointer moving and text saying "move...
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    And this shit, too. ...

    And this shit, too.

    http://i.imgur.com/N1bfk.png
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    Miljaker is working on that in the web...

    Miljaker is working on that in the web development thread.

    edit: Massively late. As you were, gentlemen.
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    You are allowed. He's also allowed to point out...

    You are allowed. He's also allowed to point out why he disagrees with you.

    It's a site for sharing Windows 8 tiles. I think a Windows 8 theme would fit in.
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    Or you could buy it right now for pennies.

    Or you could buy it right now for pennies.
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    Gadzooks. I've been using Windows 8 for weeks and...

    Gadzooks. I've been using Windows 8 for weeks and I never realised this. Thank you.
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    "That's progress". You can't deride the previous...

    "That's progress". You can't deride the previous poster for "knowing nothing about server OSes/admin" when you clearly aren't as up-to-date as you should be. Server Core was around in Windows Server...
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    VS2012's dark code colour scheme (when used with...

    VS2012's dark code colour scheme (when used with Resharper for additional highlighting) is nice. The interface itself is vomit, though.

    (IMO)
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    I've had a few clicks around in Windows 8 outside...

    I've had a few clicks around in Windows 8 outside of a virtual machine, since my PC was due for a hard drive reshuffle and reformat anyway.

    One neat feature: if you try running an application...
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    I think they should focus on the leftover Windows...

    I think they should focus on the leftover Windows 95 icons first.
  • http://www.facepunch.com/login.php?do=logout ...

    http://www.facepunch.com/login.php?do=logout

    It'll give an error at first (it did for me). Click the link on the page and it'll go through.
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    Every single button on that site is a separate...

    Every single button on that site is a separate Flash object.

    Chrome is not amused.
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    Someone has extracted the wallpapers; you can...

    Someone has extracted the wallpapers; you can find them here. They're quite flowery.

    I'd link to the source, but it's a forum which openly discusses Windows activation cracks and such. Not sure if...
  • Why? It's disabled until it isn't. Use Google...

    Why?

    It's disabled until it isn't. Use Google for now.
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    I like it. Although it fits into the...

    I like it.

    Although it fits into the "notebook" theme, I'd lose the ruled background in the content area and go with a plain colour (or subtle texture). It doesn't line up with the text, and it...
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