• Could you give me an overview of the format war between .avi, .mov, and .mp4?

    Best answer: The war between them arises because they are file types promoted by different organisations. .avi was developed by Microsoft. .mov was developed by Apple. .mp4 was developed by the Moving Pictures Experts Group. As well as having different origins, there are various licensing issues associated with the different file formats that... show more
    Best answer: The war between them arises because they are file types promoted by different organisations. .avi was developed by Microsoft. .mov was developed by Apple. .mp4 was developed by the Moving Pictures Experts Group. As well as having different origins, there are various licensing issues associated with the different file formats that have limited the adoption of rival formats by different organisations. There are many other audio/video file formats as well as the three you mention. Microsoft used licensing of the codecs (the modules that encode and decode the files so they can be captured or viewed) as one of the reasons why Windows Media Center was dropped when they went from Windows 8.1 to 10. They also claimed that fewer people were using WMC to watch DVDs and so it was no longer really needed. I hope this helps.
    2 answers · Other - Computers · 3 weeks ago
  • My "tabs" are too small! How to I increase the size? I use Firefox?

    Best answer: If you mean the text is too small, hold the Ctrl key and tap the +/= key to increase the size or the _/- key to reduce the size. This also works in the Chrome browser.
    Best answer: If you mean the text is too small, hold the Ctrl key and tap the +/= key to increase the size or the _/- key to reduce the size. This also works in the Chrome browser.
    Other - Computers · 3 weeks ago
  • What does outward RDC, south west RDC, outward RDC volumetric acceptance mean?

    Best answer: RDC - Regional Distribution Centre Outward RDC - the place where the company delivers parcels they want to ship. South West RDC - the specific distribution centre. Outward RDC Volumetric Acceptance - I suspect this refers to bulk notification of planned parcel shipments so that the shipping company can schedule the correct... show more
    Best answer: RDC - Regional Distribution Centre Outward RDC - the place where the company delivers parcels they want to ship. South West RDC - the specific distribution centre. Outward RDC Volumetric Acceptance - I suspect this refers to bulk notification of planned parcel shipments so that the shipping company can schedule the correct resources. This is the best I can offer.
    3 answers · Buying & Selling · 4 weeks ago
  • URGENT One of our neighbors keeps connecting to our onkyo tx nr676 to blast garbage music. It's 12:30 am. Please help me?

    Best answer: If you are using WPA2 encryption on your WiFi, change the pass phrase and pick a good long random sequence of characters including letters, numbers, punctuation and other symbols on the keyboard. Disable WPS and UPnP in the router. On any Windows 10 PCs, disable the stupid facility to tell your contacts the credentials of your WiFi... show more
    Best answer: If you are using WPA2 encryption on your WiFi, change the pass phrase and pick a good long random sequence of characters including letters, numbers, punctuation and other symbols on the keyboard. Disable WPS and UPnP in the router. On any Windows 10 PCs, disable the stupid facility to tell your contacts the credentials of your WiFi network(s). Make sure there are no trojans on your computers that are sending information to the enemy. I count Windows 10 as a potential trojan. Check what MAC addresses are connecting to your network. These should be listed in the router's network pages and possibly its log files. The first half of the MAC address will indicate the type of network chip and possibly the type of device that is connecting. Use MAC address white list or black list filtering in the router to allow only your devices or block alien devices. Turn off the WiFi network during the night. many routers include settings to do this automatically. Make sure there is no port forwarding configured in the router that is allowing access that way rather than by WiFi. Also make sure the DMZ and remote management of the router are disabled. Is the NR676 controlled using infrared, WiFi or Bluetooth. If it is IR, then it is possible that a neighbour may be triggering your unit unintentionally when they control their unit. If it is Bluetooth, could a second controller be paired with your unit? Finally, although I mentioned it first, changing the WiFi pass phrase should be done as a last step if WiFi is the source of the control. However, if a good random pass phrase does not stop the problem, I would be inclined to suspect IR. Bluetooth should not normally be an issue as most systems require authorisation of some sort to allow pairing to take place. I hope this helps.
    7 answers · Computer Networking · 1 month ago
  • Why did chatrooms on the internet die away?

    Best answer: Social Media Sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram have largely replaced much of the chat room requirement. Then Skype and WhatsApp have filled in any gaps that were left.
    Best answer: Social Media Sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram have largely replaced much of the chat room requirement. Then Skype and WhatsApp have filled in any gaps that were left.
    7 answers · Computer Networking · 1 month ago
  • How do you connect Windows XP to modern WiFi?

    Best answer: First point - modems do not offer WiFi. You need a router to operate a proper WiFi network. If your PC has an Ethernet port, a device such as the TP-Link TL-WA850RE is probably the easiest solution. https://www.tp-link.com/us/products/details/cat-5508_TL-WA850RE.html This can be used as a WiFi to WiFi range extender; a wireless access... show more
    Best answer: First point - modems do not offer WiFi. You need a router to operate a proper WiFi network. If your PC has an Ethernet port, a device such as the TP-Link TL-WA850RE is probably the easiest solution. https://www.tp-link.com/us/products/deta... This can be used as a WiFi to WiFi range extender; a wireless access point; a WiFi to Ethernet adapter; or all of these together. If there is no Ethernet port, other options include installing an internal wireless network adapter or using a USB wireless network adapter. With the internal adapter, there has to be a suitable slot for the adapter to use and a suitable connector on the motherboard. With either type of adapter, then make sure you get one with an XP compatible driver. Modern adapters may not have suitable drivers. USB adapters are normally much easier to install than internal adapters. You might need to look on sites such as eBay to find XP compatible adapters. Many people will point out that XP no longer receives security updates. On my XP systems, my C: (Windows) drives are treated as read-only drives as I have installed the Enhanced Write Filter (EWF). Writes to C: are cached in RAM and not written to the actual drive so they are lost when the system shuts down or reboots. If you want to try EWF, you can find it at: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1LKY_yD... After downloading, unzip the file then copy the EWF folder to your downloads folder. Go into this copied folder and run the install batch file. I suggest you make a backup of C: before installing EWF. After installing EWF, if you need to make changes to C: do a restart then make the change then run the script to write the changes permanently to C:, then restart the PC again. The first time you reboot after installing EWF you may get an error saying the system did not close down properly. You will need to update C: as described above to stop the message appearing each time it boots. When EWF is installed, turn off any update daemons as well as System Restore. Also, either disable paging or move the page file to a different drive letter. I have run EWF on a PC with 0.5 GB of RAM, but normally a minimum of 1 GB is recommended. I have only used EWF on 32-bit XP, but on both the home and pro versions. I hope this is useful.
    6 answers · Computer Networking · 2 months ago
  • How to share internet from a notebook to a cell phone?

    Best answer: 1-Notebook with ADSL, having WIFI function. No Bluetooth. The only way I know of having a Notebook with ADSL is for the Notebook to have an external USB modem. 2-How to pass the internet from a cell phone connected in WIFI to a notebook? Will that be more expensive? You turn on the phone's cellular data and enable the phone's... show more
    Best answer: 1-Notebook with ADSL, having WIFI function. No Bluetooth. The only way I know of having a Notebook with ADSL is for the Notebook to have an external USB modem. 2-How to pass the internet from a cell phone connected in WIFI to a notebook? Will that be more expensive? You turn on the phone's cellular data and enable the phone's WiFi hotspot, then connect the Notebook to the phone's hotspot. It depends how your cell company charges for data access as to how much it will cost. 3- How to set a hot spot? Go through the device's settings. Sine you have not identified what devices and operating systems are involved that's all I can tell you. 4-How to have QR code in the cell phone? Install a QR scanning App and use it to photograph and decode the QR code. 5-How to access another computer home? I mean you have 2 computers and want to enter in the other using the first one. Read up on the ways to set up remote access. Again without details of the operating system involved it i impossible to answer. You could read up on VNC (Google it). Next time submit separate questions for different topics. Question 4 is not a networking topic and should not appear in the networking section of Yahoo Answers.
    4 answers · Computer Networking · 2 months ago
  • How the hell do i get wifi?

    Best answer: To get WiFi, you need to buy a wireless router designed for home use. Power it up and configure it as you want it and it will give you WiFi. If you want access to the Internet, which is a service that can be carried over a WiFi connection or a wired connection such as Ethernet, then you need to sign up with an Internet Service Provider... show more
    Best answer: To get WiFi, you need to buy a wireless router designed for home use. Power it up and configure it as you want it and it will give you WiFi. If you want access to the Internet, which is a service that can be carried over a WiFi connection or a wired connection such as Ethernet, then you need to sign up with an Internet Service Provider (ISP). Some ISPs will supply a modem and a router for use with their service. (A modem is a device to convert the analogue connection from the ISP into a digital connection required by the router.) Remember, WiFi and the Internet are not the same thing. You can have a wired connection to the Internet without WiFi, and you can WiFi without any access to the Internet. Many people do not understand this and unfortunately seem to believe that WiFi and Internet mean the same thing. I hope this helps.
    14 answers · Computer Networking · 2 months ago
  • I am deeply interested in programming. But I am worried that it will affect my eyesight and very soon I will have to start wearing glasses?

    Best answer: There are two ways your eyesight can be affected by close work and may require optical correction at some point: 1) If you did a lot of very close work at a young age without doing much long distance viewing, then as the eyes could still have been developing. This can lead to short sightedness which can become apparent in middle to late... show more
    Best answer: There are two ways your eyesight can be affected by close work and may require optical correction at some point: 1) If you did a lot of very close work at a young age without doing much long distance viewing, then as the eyes could still have been developing. This can lead to short sightedness which can become apparent in middle to late teenage years. This can affect people who do a lot of fine drawing or small print reading as a young child, and obviously can affect people who spend most of theirs days using small screens in those early years. Watching TV from normal viewing distances should not be a problem. 2) Over the age of around 40, many people suffer from hardening of the lenses in their eyes. The muscles in the eyes that distort the lens shape to focus an image can struggle to focus to close distances and this can lead to tired eyes and an inability to focus on close objects clearly. Wearing glasses for reading can help with this. I started this way, but switched to varifocal glasses around 30 years ago so that I am not everlastingly putting fixed focus glasses on and taking them off again. There is another issue that can cause some discomfort. If you grew up looking mainly at distant objects, your eyes will have a parallel view by default. When you look at closer objects, the eyes have to turn inwards so that they are both focussing on the same near object. Squinting is a deliberate attempt to turn the eyes inwards. Holding this position for long periods can cause some discomfort; however, this is not true eye strain. It is possible to get glasses that can correct for this, but they are not very common. Take a break every 30 to 60 minutes where the break time in at least 10% of the session time (at least 3 minutes every 30 minutes as an example). I hope this helps.
    5 answers · Programming & Design · 12 months ago
  • How do you change your IP address of your router?

    Best answer: ISPs normally assign a single public IP address to each home Internet connection. With IPv4, there are simply too few addresses for every device to have a public address of its own. Your router has a feature called Network Address Translation (NAT), or more accurately Network and Port Address Translation (referred to as NAT and PAT).... show more
    Best answer: ISPs normally assign a single public IP address to each home Internet connection. With IPv4, there are simply too few addresses for every device to have a public address of its own. Your router has a feature called Network Address Translation (NAT), or more accurately Network and Port Address Translation (referred to as NAT and PAT). When you make an outgoing connection to a website, the NAT function changes your computer's local private IP address into the router's public address on the Internet (or in some case such as in an apartment block, to an address on another subnet covering the different apartments). The router remembers which addresses (source and destination) and which ports (source and destination) were used by the computer and by the router when the connection goes out on the Internet. When a response comes back, the router checks the addresses and ports (although source and destination are swapped over) and does the reverse mapping. If a computer on private address 192.168.0.11 with source port 12345 opens a connection to an http site on address 123.123.123.123 port 80 (the http port), the router will change the 192.168.0.11 to its public address (say 111.222.112.221). The destination address and port are unchanged. The source port may not be changed; however, if another computer on the private network (192.168.0.12) opens an http connection to the same website, and by chance is using the same source port number, then there is nothing to tell the site that it is a different connection. In this case, PAT comes into play and the router changes the source port number to one it is not using on the Internet. When the response comes back reverse NAT and PAT can route the response to the correct computer. Although the destination port on an outgoing connection is normally predefined (80 for HTTP, 443 for HTTPS, 25 for SMTP, etc) the source port is picked at random by the source computer's operating system from the higher numbered ports. Open two connections from two tabs in a browser with both connecting to the same site, and the connections will have different source port numbers assign by the operating system. This will happen even without a NAT/PAT router being present The NAT function in the router is why all computers on a home network can have the same public IP address. Depending on how your ISP assigns and manages public addresses, your public address may never change. It may change spontaneously normally only at a maximum of perhaps twice a day unless you disconnect from the ISP. Disconnecting from the ISP for a period of time can mean the ISP will assign that address to someone else and you will be assigned a different address when you reconnect. Generally there is no need to change your public IP address. If your router is working correctly, it will only let in packets from the Internet that are responses to outgoing packets. If you want to run some form of Internet accessible server, then you will have to configure port forwarding that will tell the router to allow packets arriving on the public IP address with a specific port number, such as 80 for an HTTP web server, to send these packets to the specific computer on your internal network that is hosting the HTTP server application. I hope this helps.
    13 answers · Computer Networking · 8 months ago
  • How does aspect ratio affect printing companies with fixed size prints?

    Best answer: If the aspect ratio of the picture is different from that of their fixed print ratios, then they have to decide exactly what to crop from the image so the rest fits the paper. The other alternative is to print the image with unprinted areas at the top and bottom or at the sides so the whole image is correctly printed but smaller and then... show more
    Best answer: If the aspect ratio of the picture is different from that of their fixed print ratios, then they have to decide exactly what to crop from the image so the rest fits the paper. The other alternative is to print the image with unprinted areas at the top and bottom or at the sides so the whole image is correctly printed but smaller and then the customer can crop the print if so desired.
    1 answer · Other - Computers · 3 months ago
  • What does it mean if my computer says that it doesn't have the necessary services for bluetooth?

    Best answer: Bluetooth requires hardware drivers to allow the Bluetooth hardware to be controlled by the operating system. In addition it also requires one or more service drivers to allow it to support different types of operations. These services include: File Transfer Communications Sound input and output and a number of other features. It... show more
    Best answer: Bluetooth requires hardware drivers to allow the Bluetooth hardware to be controlled by the operating system. In addition it also requires one or more service drivers to allow it to support different types of operations. These services include: File Transfer Communications Sound input and output and a number of other features. It sounds as though one or more of these services is not available, I hope this helps.
    2 answers · Computer Networking · 5 years ago
  • How do I make my Amazon Alexa louder?

    Best answer: I believe the Echo Dot has Bluetooth capability for connecting to external speakers. This may be the best and easiest solution to your problem. Having said that, I have never needed to set the volume on my Dot much above half way. I hope this helps.
    Best answer: I believe the Echo Dot has Bluetooth capability for connecting to external speakers. This may be the best and easiest solution to your problem. Having said that, I have never needed to set the volume on my Dot much above half way. I hope this helps.
    Other - Computers · 4 months ago
  • Need help designing a hypothetical network between 3 school campuses. What would i need?

    Best answer: I have only had direct experience of this being implemented using a server farm and thin client approach. All the main processing was done in the server farm, and users simply logged on from whatever PC or terminal they were sitting at. That also allowed mobile and home users to log on and sign in to there accounts from anywhere in the... show more
    Best answer: I have only had direct experience of this being implemented using a server farm and thin client approach. All the main processing was done in the server farm, and users simply logged on from whatever PC or terminal they were sitting at. That also allowed mobile and home users to log on and sign in to there accounts from anywhere in the world that gave them full Internet access. When I was working from home, I could log in and open and work on files I had been using a few hours earlier in one of the company's offices. I had an application on my home PC that provided a secure connection and front end into the server farm, but allowed me to run normal Internet traffic from the PC as any home user would do. (I could also open up a browser in a farm server and hop on to the Internet from there, although this was restricted to certain specific users who had a business need for Internet access.) From memory (I retired over 10 years ago) the software was called the Citrix Thin Client system. It had the advantage that any old PC built from the early to mid 1990s could be used as a terminal on the system. In the office, my desktop PC had a 500 MB disk and 16 MB of memory and was running Windows 98. I hope this helps.
    2 answers · Computer Networking · 4 months ago
  • Dns Bypass Unlock Activation No Longer Is Working ? IPHONE 6 PLUS?

    Best answer: I assume you are trying to reach a website that is not normally accessible using your ISP's DNS server, or you are trying to access media that is not normally available where you live. There could be a few reasons: 1) The DNS you were using has updated its cache and is now returning a different IP address from the one it provided... show more
    Best answer: I assume you are trying to reach a website that is not normally accessible using your ISP's DNS server, or you are trying to access media that is not normally available where you live. There could be a few reasons: 1) The DNS you were using has updated its cache and is now returning a different IP address from the one it provided previously. 2) The site concerned has changed its IP address, and the DNS is still returning the old IP address. 3) The site is currently not working. 4) The site has started rejecting connections from the country where you are located. 5) Your ISP is blocking the DNS servers you have entered. 6) Some malware may have put a rogue entry in the phone's hosts file. Entries in the hosts file take precedence over any DNS servers. When everything is working correctly, it should make no difference which DNS server you use. Theoretically all DNS servers should return the same information. If they do not have the information cached, then they should load their caches from other servers. If you use a none standard DNS, then there is no guarantee that this will be correctly tracking any changes of IP address that a site may make. Changes of IP address can happen because a site physically moves to a different location or because the site has changed its ISP. Normally the DNS details would be amended some days before such a move to reduce the TTL (Time To Live) of cached entries down to a few minutes. After a few days, the address change would take place, and the site would disappear for the new short TTL time. After this the TTL could be put back to a more normal figure often set at 7 days. If you use a non-standard DNS, then there is no guarantee that it will observe these procedures. What happens if you let the iPhone get all its addresses automatically from the router? Having multiple WiFi networks should make no difference. Your phone can be connected only to one, and your phone will still be accessing the same DNS server(s). Try deleting the profile for your WiFi connection, then reconnecting to the WiFi network without making any manual changes to the address settings. Finally, when you ask a question like this, it is always helpful if you include details such as where you are located, the site's URL you are trying to reach, the DNS server address(es) you are using, and the reason you are not using your ISP's DNS servers if you set up DNS entries manually. The URL and DNS server addresses will allow others to test access to the site. If others can get through, then the problem is with your ISP or your own network and devices. I hope this helps.
    1 answer · Computer Networking · 2 years ago
  • What's program i can run from the boot in a Windows computer?

    Best answer: 1-What's program i can run from the boot in a Windows computer? GRUB. 2-What's a good Linux? Red Hat, Mint or? MINT LMDE. 3- How to stock photos received from the email? SAVE THEM TO LOCAL DISK. How to organize? BY DATE OR SUBJECT. How long it stay in the email? UNTIL YOU DELETE THEM. 4-Is it necessary 4G, internet to have... show more
    Best answer: 1-What's program i can run from the boot in a Windows computer? GRUB. 2-What's a good Linux? Red Hat, Mint or? MINT LMDE. 3- How to stock photos received from the email? SAVE THEM TO LOCAL DISK. How to organize? BY DATE OR SUBJECT. How long it stay in the email? UNTIL YOU DELETE THEM. 4-Is it necessary 4G, internet to have Telegram, What's app? Or only the cell phone? A PHONE WITH INTERNET CAPABILITY. 5-How can i do to access CMD.exe from the boot? And CHKDSK? YOU DON'T. USE WINDOWS THEN WINDOWS-KEY+R THEN CMD AND RETURN. 6- What are the advanced options starting? DEPENDS WHAT SOFTWARE IS INVOLVED. I press F8 after start and appeared that. Then safe mode but appeared a window asking if i would like to recover but it would erase all the files in C:. But in the F3 says that a recover can be done, but after click in 2 windows, the recover doesn't load. What's the difference between the two kinds of recover? IF YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND THIS STAY WELL AWAY. 6-How do i open a .xls file? INSTALL MICROSOFT OFFICE THEN DOUBLE CLICK THE FILE. 7-What's stop the plug-in? IT'S WHEN A SCRIPT IN A WEB PAGE KEEPS LOOPING. And the page is not answering? THE WEBSITE IS VERY SLOW OR BROKEN. 8-How is possible 900 photos files appeared in the HP stocker photos? THERE ARE BILLIONS OF PHOTOS ON LINE. SOME SITES HAVE THOUSANDS.
    4 answers · Other - Computers · 4 months ago
  • My app keeps automatically closing while I'm using it in Windows 10?

    Best answer: Is your unnamed App designed to work on Windows 10? If the App is not fully W10 compatible this can explain the problem.
    Best answer: Is your unnamed App designed to work on Windows 10? If the App is not fully W10 compatible this can explain the problem.
    1 answer · Other - Computers · 1 year ago
  • Is it possible for 3rd parties to hack your hotspot connection?

    Best answer: Your hotspot will be a WiFi network offered by your router. Although you can choose not to use any encryption, there are basically four groups of encryption: None (which I guess is what you currently have) WEP WPA WPA2 These are in order of potential security with WPA2 being the most secure. WEP can normally be hacked in a few minutes... show more
    Best answer: Your hotspot will be a WiFi network offered by your router. Although you can choose not to use any encryption, there are basically four groups of encryption: None (which I guess is what you currently have) WEP WPA WPA2 These are in order of potential security with WPA2 being the most secure. WEP can normally be hacked in a few minutes by a skilled hacker. WPA is much more secure, but does have a known security flaw. WPA2 addresses this security flaw. If the router offer options, use WPA2 (PSK) with the AES algorithm. WPA2 with a good pass phrase is virtually unbreakable. You should pick a good random pass phrase. For WEP this is limited to either 5 or 13 characters, but WPA and WPA2 the pass phrase can be between 8 and 63 characters in length. I recommend using a pass phrase of at least 20 characters, made up of a random mixture of upper and lower case letters, numbers, punctuation and any other symbols on your keyboard. Set up the encryption and pass phrase over an Ethernet connection. If there are any problems, you can correct them over Ethernet, but may not be able to fix them over a WiFi connection. If the router has WPS for easy WiFi set up, turn it off. This is also a security weakness. Some routers allow you to hide the network name. Personally I do not recommend this. It has minimal effect on security, and it can mean that other nearby networks do not detect your network and can establish a rival network on the same channel. I hope this helps.
    3 answers · Computer Networking · 2 years ago
  • Server hit by virus; I need GPO's. Is it possible?

    Best answer: Before I retired, when we hit a problem like this, we simply performed a complete restore of the affected devices from the most recent clean nightly backups. As we operated in a thin client environment, our 300+ PCs all had pretty much standard images installed, and the actual applications and data were run and held on around 10... show more
    Best answer: Before I retired, when we hit a problem like this, we simply performed a complete restore of the affected devices from the most recent clean nightly backups. As we operated in a thin client environment, our 300+ PCs all had pretty much standard images installed, and the actual applications and data were run and held on around 10 corporate servers. Since the PC's had standard images (except for specifics such as IP settings), backups of each PC were not required. The corporate servers were backed up every night, with daily backups kept for one month and weekly backups kept for 12 months. For legal reasons certain accountancy and stock data were held for years. You really ought to specify GPO in plain language. I assume you are referring to a Group Policy Object, but there are several other definitions that could apply. I'm not a Windows expert, but asking the question on a Microsoft forum may yield better results. Try: http://answers.microsoft.com/ I hope this helps.
    1 answer · Security · 2 years ago
  • Why wont my chromecast find my wifi anymore?

    Best answer: If you have done a factory reset on the Chromecast, you should be able to access it from the Chromecast utility on your phone with your router turned off so your WiFi network is off. If the phone cannot connect to the dongle then power cycle the dongle and check that its power is connected. Also check what the light on the dongle is... show more
    Best answer: If you have done a factory reset on the Chromecast, you should be able to access it from the Chromecast utility on your phone with your router turned off so your WiFi network is off. If the phone cannot connect to the dongle then power cycle the dongle and check that its power is connected. Also check what the light on the dongle is showing. If the router was not provided or supported by Comcast, then they will say its no good just to protect themselves. I hope this helps.
    1 answer · Computer Networking · 2 years ago