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Accessing hard drive on a dead laptop

Is there any way possible to get data off my laptop HDD without removing it from the laptop? It has problems possibly with the CPU or RAM and can't load the OS. I don't want to take it apart as I can ...
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Sound lowers when in voice chat

This question is asked often, and usually has the same response, but I cannot get the usual response to work. When I am in Skype, the volume of other programs lowers by quite a bit. The usual ...
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Hard Drive - Windows 8 Pro 100% Disk Usage Whenever Running Any Program

I have a AMD four core processor, a very old hard drive of very low capacity below 200GB and 2GB DDR3 RAM. I am facing a serious issue from the last 2 weeks. Before I had a old AMD processor which has ...
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Passing Windows Command via Citrix Receiver with Mac (for show windows side-by-side shortuct)

I have a Mac computer that I use to connect to a Windows 2012 server via Citrix Reciever 11.8. I would like to use the show windows side-by-side shortcut that is typically engaged by pressing the ...
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Windows 7 adding context menu entry

Alright, so I've followed this tutorial. Upon getting the common problem and reading the last entry, I found that Running as Admin did fix the problem and I used the shortcut method as indicated. I ...
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MacBook Pro shutting off and not able to wake up

I see there are others with this problem. My computer kept turning off until finally I couldn't turn it back on. It was giving me a message "the Start Up disk was full" and suggesting I rid of some ...
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How to change font size in mobile template of blogger

I recently changed the template of my blogger blog. The template is responsive and works fine on desktop. The mobile version also works but the font size of in mobile version is too small. I tried ...
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Symantec Prevents VirtualBox Guest From Starting

We were running VirtualBox 4.3.16 on a Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64 host. A couple of days ago, our Corporate IT decided they were going to silently install Symantec Endpoint 12.1.5337.5000. Since ...
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Change Safari address plus [+] button default action

The default action of the plus [+] button next to the URL is to save it to the Reading List. I care not for this list. I want to save it to my bookmarks because I have it organised into folders neatly ...
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Why has my Debian testing VM suddenly stopped loading X Windows System?

I recently installed Debian testing (jessie as of writing) into a VirtualBox VM. After installing, I loaded make, gcc, and dkms so I could install the Guest Additions. After installing Guest Additions ...
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OpenWrt Script (Inifinite Loop) Stops sending data over Serial Port

I have a TP Link Router TL-MR3020 flashed with the latest Attitude Adjustment. It is connected to an Arduino Uno via the usb port (usb cable into the arduino's type b connector). I have the following ...
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How to view mail through a client?

I just finished installing the postfix mail server and I was wondering how I can view my mail through a client rather than through command line? What clients exist for this and which are considered ...
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Gnome 3.14 system menu new button

Just installed Gnome 3.14 on Arch. What's the function of this new button on system menu? Thanks in advance! Screenshot --> ...
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Excel 2013 - Table connection problems

Okay I have a real problem on my hands and have spent several hours trying to figure this out. When I add a new column to and external data table (RP_DASH) the additional columns moves the data around ...
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1answer
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How do I force Firefox to always show the URL and navigation toolbar in popup windows?

How do I prevent websites from disabling the URL bar navigation bar when they open popup windows using javascript. Here is an example of such a window: http://jsfiddle.net/nLmw8t5q/1/ Basically, I ...
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1answer
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VBA code to select certain worksheets in Excel and save as new workbook?

Is it possible to use VBA in order to select certain worksheets in an Excel workbook and save as new workbook file?
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Chromecast not identified after router update

Folks I've updated the firmware of my router Asus rtn16 to the version 3.0.0.4.376.2678 and now I seem unable to connect to my chromecast. How can I debug it? Also I can't reach it from my phone when ...
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Backup Hard Drive (Data Only) To A Single Non Proprietary File (ISO, IMG)

I am looking for a way to clone/image a hard drive or removable USB to a single file, without preserving empty space. For example: I have a 1TB drive with 100GB of data that I want to back up. The ...
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2answers
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Changing pricing Excel 2007

I need to update all pricing to end in .15 no matter what it currently reads. As of right now I have formatted the cells to only show two digits past the decimal, but when I click on the number, it ...
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Why doesn't my chromecast device appear in my wifi settings on my ipad?

My Chromecast device does not show up in my wifi settings any longer. I had taken the device to a different location and network and since returning to original location and network, the device ...
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0answers
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How can I manually install and sign a USB 3.0 driver kext file for use on Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)?

(note I want to try this manual approach first before using MultiBeast (failed to do the driver install (failure message on screen) when I last tried last week) or any other automated tool.) I want ...
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1answer
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What is the right place to buy an SSL certificate? [on hold]

I'm hosting my domain on name.com, but my server is hosted with a different company. Both the domain registrar and the web hosting company offer SSL certificates, but which one should I buy it from? ...
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How to sync Pidgin with gtalk notifications?

When someone sends me a message through gtalk, I receive the message in Pidgin and on my phone. When I reply to the message in Pidgin, the reply gets sent but my phone keeps blinking a notification ...
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2answers
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Which graphics card can pull off 4k resolution at 60Hz? [on hold]

I got this shiny new 4K monitor (Samsung U28D590) at work but my graphics card (GeForce GT 640) can't do 4K @ 60Hz. I'm connected using HDMI. This is an office computer so no gaming performace is ...
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1answer
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Excel 2013 - need age that is input to reference numerical value

I am creating a spreadsheet of insurance rates from a number of companies. I would like to input the age of the individual once, which would then populate figures for each of the companies, retrieving ...
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How to compile Linux Kernel 3.x? [on hold]

Can anyone explain how to compile Linux Kernel 3.x? I've only compiled Linux Kernels 2.x and the usual procedure was: make menuconfig make dep make bzImage make modules make modules_install make ...
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0answers
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38gb of Data Used on Hard Drive with New Installation of Windows 7 Ultimate

I just installed Windows 7 Ultimate edition on a hard drive with 74.5 GB, but as soon as I checked the computer space I found out 38 gigs were used up. Upon further investigation I found these folders ...
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1answer
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How to use linux bash “sort” command in a portable script?

I am writing a bash script and I want to make it portable, to have the same results in the other computers. From this question I learned the system settings, like language settings and possibly other ...
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what are some useful/funny glitches on windows [on hold]

OK, I have found some glitches. Three glitches. I don't want to see the "bush hid the truth" glitch, neither the "CON" glitch, or the =rand(200,18) glitch for microsoft word.
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1answer
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Restore a file overwritten with ln -nfs?

I accidentially "deleted" a file by doing this: ln -nfs /path/to/file In my understanding the data itsself should still be there. I also stopped working on the machine as I did this shit... Is it ...
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1answer
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How to display pictures from shared OneDrive folder on the Windows 8.1 lock screen?

I would like one machine to show a photo slide show on the lock screen, with photos belonging to another Microsoft account. I have shared the "Camera Roll" album from the photo producers account to ...
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Win 7 local group policy login times

Simply put my question is do local group policies under the User Configuration elongate log in times? For instance we do things like many companies do and apply security via GPO from out domain ...
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0answers
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How to paste over selected text in sublime text 3

In sublime text 3, when I select something and do a Ctrl + V, the clipboard item is pasted after the selected item, and does not replace it. How can I change this behavior to replace the selected ...
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How to replace letter keys, say v using autohotkey?

One of the letters on my keyboard, v is not working and since I am on windows 7, tried using autohotkey to replace this letter with another key combination like win+c or alt+c. But that is somehow ...
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Are new OS's secure? [on hold]

I am not actually sure where to put this, so I will also be posting this to Stack Overflow and it will probably get kicked off one or the other. So I was messing around looking at different ways to ...
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Troubleshooting LCD vertical+horizontal lines/freezing [on hold]

I have an E-Series Vaio (Win8.1) laptop that is playing up - the (non-touch) LCD screen will display horizontal and vertical lines, and the display refresh ceases, and the colour slowly fades out, the ...
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Apache2 crashes on my RPI with no visible errors

I'm running Raspbian, a Raspberry Pi wheezy port optimised for it. I'm currently runinng WordPress on it, though it was doing it before(I think). When it crashes the rPi displays no onscreen errors on ...
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1answer
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Find Executables that link an SO file

I know that I can print out the so files that an exe has linked with ldd. What I want is to go the other way. My current approach is to run something like find / -type f -executable -exec ldd {} \; | ...
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1answer
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Unexpected result from sort command of linux bash

I have a file foo.txt with this content: chr1 15 chr11 5 chr11 8 chr1 7 chr2 23 chr1 35 I tried to sort it first according to the first column, and then according to the second ...
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0answers
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Launching Google Chrome 38 in background using node and socket-io

I need to launch google chrome in the background using service that will be using AD user. Windows service is running node.js and i'm launching Chrome by request via Socket-io. Chrome should open ...
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0answers
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Add Windows Server 2012 R2 to Grub2 boot-loader

Short version: I have Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my hard disk. I use grub2 as my boot-loader, so when I start up I can choose between operating systems. The ...
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1answer
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Converting problematic 9.99fps video to something standard (ffmpeg?)

I recently got some CCTV video released to me via a FOIA/PA request. I'd like to put up the full version on YouTube, as well as version edited w/ Final Cut Pro. However, Handbrake, Quicktime, Final ...
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0answers
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Robocopy files only with a certain date

I am looking to copy files from x: to z: only if the destination file has a date changed of 9/23/2014. If the destination file has an older or newer date, don't touch it. X is my backup and Z is the ...
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To put flavors.me's links into same line

I have now like this in flavors.me but I would like Instagram and Twitter be on the same line. You cannot control CSS there so no easy solution. How can you put those links to the same line in ...
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1answer
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What are the advantages of GRUB over LILO?

Why is GRUB so much more popular than LILO? The only distribution that I can think of that uses LILO by default is Slackware Linux. All other distributions use GRUB. To this day I've never understood ...
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1answer
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The OSX Process that wont die

I've got a process on OSX 10.9.5 that just wont die. I have tried kill PID kill -9 PID sudo kill -9 PID killall sshfs killall -9 sshfs sudo killall -9 sshfs Activity monitor / select process / ...
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0answers
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Excel concatenate returning #VALUE

Returning #VALUE! This says "a value used in the formula is of the wrong data type" =CONCATENATE("TVD_000",O8) Cell O8 has a number in it. I have formatted it general. Retyping the number, now that ...
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1answer
12 views

Couldn't load setup.exe in BIOS

I want to change my notebook OS. But, in BIOS notebook couldn't detect the USB Flash and/or CD/DVD Optical drives. How to determine and solve the main problem? P.S: In normal mode I can run the ...
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Can you guess how is this checksum calculated?

I'm trying to calculate the checksum of HP PCID strings (the ones printed on the bottom of HP laptops), but I'm stumped. The official specs say that the third and fourth characters represent the byte ...
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What means 'preload windows' in a laptop specifications?

A laptop specification says: Operating system: Win7Pro64 preload Win8Pro64 What exactlly means that the laptop comes with windows 7 and a preload Windows 8? Please clarify all the possible details ...

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