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Which User-Agent does Project Spartan use?

Interestingly enough Project Spartan (as present in Windows 10 Enterprise Technical Preview, build 10049) uses the following User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/39.0.2171.71 Safari/537.36 Edge/12.0

Which program came with the highest number of diskettes?

The highest number that I’m aware of would be Microsoft Office 97 Professional edition. This came on 55 diskettes, however ‘Depending on the options selected during Setup, you may not be prompted for every diskette.

What is ‘catfishing’?

Catfishing: The phenomenon of internet predators that fabricate online identities and entire social circles to trick people into emotional/romantic relationships (over a long period of time). Possible motivations: revenge, loneliness, curiosity, boredom. The term catfishing was inspired by the 2010 documentary Catfish. A catfish is someone who assumes a false identity on the Internet using …

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SSD's in drawer

I have unplugged my SSD drive and put it into storage. How long can I expect the drive to retain my data without needing to plug the drive back in?

It depends on the how much the flash has been used (P/E cycle used), type of flash, and storage temperature. In MLC and SLC, this can be as low as 3 months and best case can be more than 10 years. The retention is highly dependent on temperature and workload. [source: http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pvaul/en/solid-state-drive-faq-us.pdf ]

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