Annoying beep when pressing multiple keys like FGH or shift

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Press and hold the F, G, and H keys together at the same time. You should hear a beep. Is it the same beep you’re complaining about?

To turn it off:

Right click My Computer
Hardware Tab
Device Manager
View button at the top
Show Hidden Devices
Non-Plug and Play Drivers
Beep

Right Click “Beep” and hit “Disable.”

Restart your computer, and it should go away. Try the FGH thing again.

Play embed YouTube video at specific start time

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NOTE: The feature only works for embedded clips, not links. Read the update to know how to hot-link to a segment in a video..

By adding the time in seconds behind the movie URL in embedded youtube clips, you can let the embed video start at a given time.

In this example 20 seconds into the clip:


becomes:
http://www.youtube.com/v/A-9HuQZ7kkI&hl=nl&fs=1&start=20

<object width=”480″ height=”295″><param name=”movie” value=”http://www.youtube.com/v/A-9HuQZ7kkI&hl=nl&fs=1&start=20“></param><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”></param><param name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always”></param><embed src=”http://www.youtube.com/v/A-9HuQZ7kkI&hl=nl&fs=1&start=20” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” width=”480″ height=”295″></embed></object>

result: (the video jumps to 20 SECONDS immediately)

Restore power config after a You are not authorized to display the panel for selecting a power scheme error

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If you are the proud owner of a IBM Thinkpad Lenovo and the computer displays an error saying “You are not authorized to display the panel for selecting a power scheme error” when pressing Fn F3 ? Follow this advise.

Go to Start, click Run and type powercfg /RestoreDefaultPolicies and click OK.

If this doesn’t work, look at Chris Brandlehner’s solution.