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Posts from ‘May, 2012’

I thought 64-bit OSes were supposed to solve this...?

This machine has 4 gigabytes of addressable RAM, is running a 64-bit OS and native x64 code. However, it also wants to behave like it's a 32-bit OS. Anybody know why? (no bonus points for suggesting I don't use IE9, this was an unfortunate necessity at the time)

Ever listened to Chef Aid and wondered why some of the vocals' sound quality is 'weird'?

I bought Chef Aid: The South Park album years ago. Great album, love it to bits and every so often still listen to it. However Track 18 always bugged me - Chef's vocals alternate between crystal clear studio quality and some dingy, Skypesque highly compressed garble (in reality probably closer to a 64 kbps ISDN […]