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Hard disk not found with error loading operating system

I have a Lenovo Y50-70 since 5/6 months (so it's a new one!). I had an important error with Windows OS and mainly with my hard disk. Before asking my question on SU, I did several researches (as ...
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Beaglebone with LCD 7" Cape, starts up into display sleeping

I have a Beaglebone Black Rev-C running debian, and a 4D Systems 7" LCD Cape. When the beaglebone boots with the LCD in, the Linux boot process displays on the screen, but then seems to hang. I have ...
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Booting an MBR disk from UEFI mode

I have a Linux setup that I boot in UEFI mode with GRUB. I want to try out OpenBSD, which unfortunately doesn't support UEFI yet, so I partitioned a drive with a traditional MBR table and installed ...
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2 domains pointing to the same folder maintaining the requested domain's url

I need to point 2 domains to the same folder in my vps. I have read many questions here on SE and in other places. So I tried to do it this way: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName ...
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Unity 5 trashed my Unity 4.6 project

What's up with Unity 5? It insists on using the highest version of Android sdk, and then doubled the size of the compiled apk from Unity 4.6. It also messed up all the alignment of buttons and other ...
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How is a SAP relay server different to that of a reverse proxy?

The article from SAP seems to suggest that a relay server provides a service that differs from a reverse proxy although it seems to provide the same functionality. Can someone please provide a view on ...
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Mint not recognizing my USB Lexmark printer

I have a Lexmark X1250 printer, which I'm trying to get working on my box, which is running Linux Mint 17 Qiana itself. Some info: # uname -a Linux grid 3.13.0-24-generic #47-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 2 ...
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Can an NTFS symlink have a volume guid target?

Any way to specify e.g. \\?\Volume{f993747a-5d7a-4de1-a97a-c20c1af1ba02}\path\to\target.txt as the target of a symlink? Or does the absolute path always require a drive letter?
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Network adapter issue (ONLY at university) - no networks available

Recently I keep on encountering an odd issue with my wireless network adapter. When I go to my university (which has an eduroam network, among others), I usually get the network tooltip 'Not connected ...
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Stuffing copper wire into laptop charger cable?

recently my laptop charger hasn't been working well. I've had to push the plug-in cord pretty hard into the adapter in order to get current moving through the adapter, so the way I fixed this is by ...
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How to diagnose crashes?

My laptop recently started to shut down suddenly, in both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The PC is 8 years old, it is not overheating (it was before, but the fan was cleaned last year) , I suspect the ...
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Windows 8 Start Menu - How to set a program's category?

Windows 8 Start menu has default categories such as 'Tools' and 'Productivity'. The desktop version of Google Chrome is set to be categorized as a 'Tool'. Without creating a new category, how can I ...
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What is the C:\EFI folder on Windows 10 Technical Preview and should a user be able to modify it?

I have not seen a folder named C:\EFI before, but I was wondering why the default permissions are not more restrictive. Every user could just delete that folder. What is this folder and is it ...
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I can't configure firewalld with my custom rule xml

Centos7: I dropped my xml in /etc/firewalld/services when running firewall-cmd --permanent --zone=public --add-service=rules.xml all i get is "Error: INVALID_SERVICE: rules" When running ...
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What features are important in a scanner + sheet feeder for old personal documents

I would like to scan some old text documents, and then destroy some of the originals. I estimate there are a few thousand sides of A4 to scan, and I am aiming for only a few failures (missed or ...
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How can I change the permissions on WinSxS?

I am trying to follow these instructions to move WinSxS on Windows 8. Yes I know what WinSxS is. Yes I am aware of the issues. Yes I really need to move it. I did a dry run of these instructions to ...
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1answer
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Wifi won't turn back on after I accidentally turned it off

I accidentally pressed Fn+F12 on my HP dv6 laptop, which turns off my Wifi. When I tried to do the same to turn it back on, it said "Airplane Mode Off" on the screen, but wifi still wouldn't work ...
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1answer
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My pc screen has gone mental, any ideas?

My screen used to have this issue a couple of months ago, then it faded. Now it came back again. If I squeeze the sides or move it agggresivly it will be normal again. But when I remove my hand it ...
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1answer
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Can internal Blu Ray drives rip region-locked Blu Ray discs from other regions?

I would like to purchase a Blu Ray disc from the United States and then use an European Blu Ray reader (internal PC drive) to rip it. Is this possible?
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I'm having security cert. issues

I've been reading about windows issues with security certificates. My problem is with Alcatel one touch c9 Pages won't load, or stick and freeze, or Jump to different pages. SU will not update ...
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See what others print

You had a question on this site about how you can see what others print on your printer. Did you get an answer? I found a software from czsolutions but it seems there's a problem with it on my pc. ...
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1answer
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Is it a bad idea to trust Google Drive with my KeePass database?

I'm concerned about synchronization and the possibility of overwriting the wrong file. I recently got it set up to synchronize between my laptop (on both Linux and Windows) and my Android phone. ...
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How to reduce error rate when scanning pages using sheet feeder?

I would like to scan old text documents, and then destroy some of the originals. Apart from spot-checking, what can I do to get an acceptably low scan failure rate? I would like to get a failure ...
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2answers
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iptables default rules understanding

What does the last part in the following rules means in term of traffic that is allowed in (dtp:domain, bootps) ? From my research I understand that bootps is bootstrap and dpt is destination port but ...
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1answer
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bash script: moving one hour old log files from host to rackspace cloud storage

I am working on cloud. I am using turbolifter to move one hour old log files from my server to rackspace cloud storage but it is not working due to a Python issue then I am using this script this ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to power a SATA drive from an 8-pin PCIe power connector?

I have a Dell Precision T3610 workstation that currently has two 3.5" SATA HDDs installed, and I'd like to add two more 2.5" disks in a hot-swap bay. I have two free SATA ports, but I'm struggling to ...
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How to verify scanned page count and quality when using sheet feeder?

I would like to scan old text documents, and then destroy some of the originals. To do this I will need some procedure to "QC" that all the pages have been scanned, and that the scanned pages are ...
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Why don't torrent clients able to find local torrent files automatically?

Why don't torrent clients able to find local files automatically? This is especially paradoxial, if we remember, that the same clients are able to find files (and even their parts) all over the ...
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Pressing Tab deletes all text after cursor in a bulleted list - MS Word in Office 365

I cannot tab anymore the text inside lists. Every time I press the tab on my keyboard to insert the tab character, instead of doing so, it deletes all the text on the same line I wish to insert Tab. ...
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PC gets stuck when start the MySQL Workbench

I'm using mySql workbench 6.2CE and I was using it for more than 3 months. Suddenly when I start it few days back, it opened the workbench but my pc got stuck (Windows 8.1). Ans still the problem is ...
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How to setup an Asus RT-N66U as a secondary router with VPN client

I have a Mikrotik 450G as my primary router, dialing out over PPPoE. It's my intention to use the Asus RT-N66U to connect to VPNs and to run DLNA. What I am struggling with is how exactly to setup ...
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booting Fedora from USB taking forever

I am trying to install Fedora 21 workstation from a .iso usb drive and it is taking forever. It allows me to select the live workstation, and then the white diagonal fill line goes up until it is ...
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Is there a way to set symbolic links to only executable files in Linux?

I have a directory with code files and executable files and I want to know how to create a symbolic link only to executable files in that directory? I know that path-of-directory/* selects all files ...
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Is it possible to boot hdd image by pxe

I had purchased a Banana Pi and just received yesterday. Device is ready to boot by preinstalled OS. I made a few search and see there are some other OS'es ported for this device. But all of them are ...
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Need help on Alienware 17 R2 AMI BIOS - editing /SP /SF /BP /BPH parameters

When I received the first technical intervention on my Alienware 17 R2 some days ago, the Dell technician replaced my defective frontal speakers and also motherboard, when rebooting the system he ...
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My windows 7 64bit sys isonly using half the mem installed, Why?

I have 4 GB memory installed and when I check the performance monitor the computer only uses half. Please advise.
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How to disable LED blinking on an MK808B [on hold]

I'm trying to disable LED blinking on my device (Android stick MK808B running 4.2 with external Wi-Fi dongle with RTL8192CU chip). The problem is that the Wi-Fi dongle shines too much and I can't hide ...
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Unable to change screen resolution on Debian 7 Server running without GUI in text mode

I am trying to change the screen resolution on a server running Debian 7 without a GUI. This is bare metal not a VM. I have tried the previous answer to this problem by adding the following settings ...
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Yellow and blue horizontal stripes across the screen when using my Nvidia GTX 470 with a MSI Twin Frozr III cooling system installed

I think I have a faulty video card. A month ago I bought a secondhand Nvidia GTX 470 with MSI Twin Frozr III cooling. I got it specifically for CUDA rendering with the Adobe suite. The temperatures ...
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Ready-to-use VMware guest operating systems

Do you know of any good preconfigured VM sites available out there? Mostly VMware. I'm looking for sites such as this one. Google didn't return much. Maybe I'm not using the right terms in my ...
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How can I mount an HFS+ (Time Capsule) volume Raspberry Pi 2?

I would like to mount my Time Capsule (HFS+) where my music is stored on my Raspberry Pi 2. To do this, I’ve tried 2 commands: sudo mount -t hfsplus //10.0.0.4/'Data' /mnt/timeCapsule -o ...
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1answer
5 views

Separate highlight and comments in Adobe Reader

I am working with another person, so I have to read tons of PDFs and: -highlight what I think it is important for later reading - make comments in the PDF, about what I don't understand and send him. ...
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1answer
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Linux utility to convert a binary sequence stored in a text file into ASCII values

I have reversed a file, dumped its binary contents, wrote a tool to perform some operations on the binary, and the output is stored in a new binary file. I want to convert this binary back to ASCII. I ...
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Windows 7: fix .exe issue but cannot access regedit.exe

I'm running Windows 7 Professional, SP1, 64 bit. I tried to fix what I think is a corrupt regedit.exe file since almost all file associations do not work. Crucially, .exe won't work, and so I want to ...
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Is there an OS that sandboxes all applications?

I’m looking for a desktop operating system that isolates (sandboxes) every application. I’m looking for an OS like iOS in which apps can’t mess-up files that it doesn’t own; plus you can uninstall ...
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2answers
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Service com.apple.quickook doesn't stop from restarting

Running Mac OS X 10.2.2 in MacBookPro model MacBookPro11,2. I'm having this issue that I could find using console application: A daemon named com.apple.quicklook deosn't stop from restarting after 0 ...
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1answer
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How to unfilter the project explorer in Eclipse IDE to show all kind of files

I can't figure out how to show all types of files under the project explorer. I need to see some text files from the tree view but I'm able to see only .pl files. I have deselected all filters from ...
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How to encrypt data on Android on per-file basis before backup to a cloud storage

I would like to automate file encryption on my Android device before sending them to a cloud storage. I don't want to have a container encryption (like Truecrypt or VeraCrypt) since it will require ...
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1answer
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Why is my IP address appearing in the email header even though I am using a proxy server?

When I visited a proxy-check site accessing through a proxy server, I found that my true IP didn’t appear. But in the header of the mail that I sent accessing through the same proxy server, there ...
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parted magic will not load on PC

I cannot get parted magic to load up, I get RAMDISK couldn't find valid ram disk image starting at 0 insert a root floppy and press enter? can you help sort this issue please? failing that i wish ...

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