Windows XP: my wife's computer locks up a few times a day, but there are no other symptoms. What could be wrong? [more inside]
Where can I buy an electric door strike near Burlington, Ontario? [more inside]
Apartment Security: How can I make my particular set of door and windows more secure, on a budget? Details inside re. my existing setup. [more inside]
can you bring a bike lock (u-lock style) on a plane in your carryon? [more inside]
I'm looking for an OS X utility that will capture and discard all keyboard and mouse input until I tell it to stop. [more inside]
What’s the best way to secure a parked motorcycle? [more inside]
How can I lock Firefox open in fullscreen mode so that unless you do some hotkey, no one can get at anything else (including Ctrl-Alt-Del and Alt-Tab) [more inside]
Is it possible to fix or replace a door lock on a ten year old aluminium main front door that has now jammed? [more inside]
PadLockFilter: My tech teachers in school both have these really soft-edged "mickey mouse" keys (they have two holes in the head of the key, like mickey's ears) that open pretty much any key padlock (all Masters, and some other generics). [more inside]
My Bluetooth dongle locks up XP SP2. The device is KINAMAX BT-USB USB 2.0. The computer is a Compaq Presario 6000. I have tried installing useing the newest BlueSoleil drivers 2.3 and disabling the windows drivers. Once they are installed it pairs its self with my plantronics 320 headseat but the computer will intermittently freeze up. No error messages.
I have searched online, and been to 2 different hardware stores, including one with an extensive lock collection, and no one seems to have anything available. The door is 2 1/4" thick, and most lock hardware is for doors 1 1/2-1 3/4" thick. Any suggestions?
How do I get my bike lock open? [more inside]
What did I do to gain Administrator privileges to install software and how can I do it again? [more inside]
Help me fight The Man: My mail carrier is leaving me notes telling me that he is going to stop delivering mail to me unless I start locking my mailbox every day. Can he? [more inside]
Moving to a new house soon(ish). It's our first home in an area that will (we hope) improve over the next 10 years. The previous owners had a large dog that we're pretty sure discouraged most folks from being too ambitions about breaking in. [more inside]
Two coworkers of mine just had their personal laptops stolen. They were both locked using Kensington-type cable locks. Whose gonna pay for this? [more inside]
Calling all armchair MacGuyvers: My car is locked in my garage, and there must be a way to get it out. [more inside]
I'd like to trigger a relay that momentarily closes a switch based on the voltage of another wire. Maybe. I think. Please help me with this basic (I hope) electronics project. [more inside]
I need to lock my bedroom door [more inside]
The good news: I successfully changed the battery on my 3G iPod. The bad news: the hold button's locked... [more inside]
TradeShowContestSuppliesFilter: Hundreds of keys to bring them all...where can I find them? [more inside]
Miva Merchant 4.0 and security certificates...why don't IE customers see the darned lock? [more inside]
What resources do I have or what can I do when one of my tenants changes the locks on me on their unit?
CAPSLOCKFILTER: OK - I have to ask: what's up with the International Caps Lock Day post over on blue, and the >350 comments? Someone please explain!
What is the politest way humanly possible to tell the CEO of my company NOT TO TYPE EMAILS IN ALL CAPS?
what are the options I have for a keyless entry for my front door? [more inside]
So I'm living Chico, a great bicycle town, and I got my treasured cruiser (over 6' long, black & cream, whitewall tires) out of storage. Bike theft and vandalism is a pretty big problem here, and I was wondering what people are using to lock their bikes in the wake of the Kryptonite lock issues. Bonus points for something that doesn't make my cruiser much heavier than it already is.
How to require Caps Lock to be held down for a few seconds before activating? [more inside]
I have a home with old school door handles on the bathroom/bedroom doors. It's the push button type lock with no lock on the outside, or even screws on the handle. How would I open this up without breaking down the door? [more inside]
Locked out of my own vehicle's ignition. (More inside). [more inside]
My workplace has just instituted a system wide policy that locks machines after 5 minutes of inactivity, I monitor many machines, relogging in constantly is a pain. Does anyone know of a way to generate random mouse movements every minute or so or some other way of defeating this "security"?
Is there such a thing as a good, small, combination lock? [mi] [more inside]
Word 6.0 file says it's password protected, but we think it might just be corrupted. How can we recover it?
My father wrote a document years back of memories of his (now deceased) college roommate and their Berkely debauchery. Now that (Word 6.0) file says it's password protected, though he suspects it's just corrupted. Li'l help? (More inside on what I've tried so far.) [more inside]
Is it safe to leave your house key in the lock on the inside of your door? I always do this so I know where my keys are, but I've always wondered if doing so makes it easier for the lock to be bypassed by ill-intentioned citizens. Should I store my keys somewhere else?