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Difference between DDR3 SDRAM and DDR3 SODIMM for laptop

I have an ASUS A55VD-NS51 laptop with 6GB of RAM and I've been wanting to upgrade the memory for a while. I've finally decided to go through with it, but I am unsure as to whether to buy DDR3 SDRAM or ...
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Why is my disk at 99% usage here?

I have a similar issue as this user. You can pretty much take his screen shot and apply it to my issue: Windows 8.1, 99% disk usage or in that vicinity for a longer period of time (minutes). Yet the ...
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Create .zip folder from the command line - (Windows)

Is it possible to create a .zip file from a folder in the command line, I don't want to use any third party executable. I was thinking something like 'send to compressed folder' but I don't know how ...
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Delete all files from a folder and its sub folders

I want to remove all files from a folder structure, so I'm left with an empty folder structure. Can this be achieved in either batch or VBScript scripting? I have tried a very basic batch command, ...
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command not found when using sudo

There are a few question on the site that seem related to my problem but I could not find a solution in any of them. My operating system is Ubuntu 12.04. I have mvn installed in ...
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How to get BIOS serialnumber with WMIC command

Whenever I use the command line below wmic bios get serialnumber It outputs the BIOS Serial number with my laptop. However, I've tried that command line to get BIOS serial number with my ...
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Can't get Chromecast to connect to my wifi, I have an Actiontec Q1000

I put the Chromecast into my HDMI tv and downloaded the app to my Android phone and my Android Tablet. My laptop which is Windows Vista says it is not supported. When I try to connect to my wifi from ...
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Why do images from some Tumblr pages not load, but using wget on them works?

Helping a friend out with their Internet connection because “some pages won’t load”, I noticed that the problem was that the images of certain blogs' image posts weren’t loading on the browser. I ...
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How to play YouTube videos on a Sonos system?

Out of the box, a Sonos system is not able to play (the audio of) YouTube videos. How to achieve this? If you have a server (or a VM running Linux) that is always turned on in your house, here is a ...
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What is Windows 8 core?

I've found some references, when looking for information on WAIK installs of Windows 8 of a varient called Windows 8 core, that can be installed off the professional edition disk. There's also a ...
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Can a file be maliciously changed in a way that maintains its original SHA-1 Hash?

According to this article, and many others, SHA-1 is not secure. In my case, I am not concerned about passwords or digital certificates. I am concerned about file integrity. Is it reasonably ...
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VBA code to hide or unhide rows based on a cell value

Heres my code, but its not really doing anything, I dont see anything wrong with it: Private Sub PG1(ByVal Target As Range) If .Range("E50").Value = "Passed" Then ...
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Excel 2010 - how to Select or display rows if column C has specific values? No VB

I have a huge spreadsheet and column C contains IDs such as 1, 99, 732387, 28. I have a separate list of IDs such as 23, 87, 902 and I only want to display the rows whose column C value belongs to my ...
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How to boot a Sony Vaio E Series running Windows 8 into Safe Mode

Following a bad graphics driver update leaving my screen completely black at boot I had a huge amount of trouble getting into Safe Mode to roll back the driver. First off the problem is that F8 ...
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Windows 10 doesn't support Nvidia Graphics. Any fix to this?

I downloaded the Windows 10 technical preview, and tried to run League of Legends. It wasn't running (gave an error message, something about DirectX), so I went to the NVIDIA control panel and made ...
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ping can't resolve hostname, but nslookup can

ping tells me that it can't resolve some hostname ("ping: unknown host domain.company.local") in a URL but when I use host or nslookup on the same computer on the command line, the resolutions works ...
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Can I fix error 0xc0000225 without reinstalling Windows?

I have a system which dual-boots Gentoo Linux and Windows 7 using GRUB2. The computer has four drives, and Windows is installed on the third (last) partition of drive #2. The drive layout looks like ...
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Is it possible to install Helvetica for Microsoft Office?

I am trying to use a font in the Helvetica family for a Word document on a Windows 7 machine. Why is the Helvetica font is not available by default through Microsoft Windows or Microsoft Office?
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How to install Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 with IE11 installed?

I'm developing a website and it's experiencing issues on IE9 (so I've been told). To debug the site, I need to uninstall IE11 and install IE9 (Windows does not allow one to have two versions installed ...
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How to send POST with body, headers, and HTTP params using cURL?

I found a lot of examples on how to use simple POST commands in cURL, but I didn't find examples on how to send full HTTP POST commands, which contain: Headers (Basic Authentication) HTTP Params ...
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Excel VBA - adding an element to the end of an array

I would like to add a value to the end of a VBA array. How can I do this? I was not able to find a simple example online. Here's some pseudocode showing what I would like to be able to do. Public ...
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Is it possible to track browsing history inside a wireless network

I'm using Internet, shared through wireless network. Now, is there any possibility to track me (i.e. my browsing history) from another computer of same network using "Wireshark" or other tracking ...
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Permanently change default language and keyboard settings - what am I missing?

I'm trying to configure a Debian Linux (ARMHF 3.8.13-bone20) on a BeagleBone Black to use German as the default language and keyboard layout, which does not work, and I can't see why. I'm talking ...
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How to Extend primary partition(/dev/sda1) in linux?

Im having a problem, my primary partition is running out of space. Due to this, I can't access linux machine remotely (through vncserver). I have another drive (/dev/sdb) having much more free space. ...
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How do you write an Excel formula that will paste a specific value in a different cell?

So basically I want to write a formula that will check a condition, and if that condition is met, then I want to paste a specific line of text in a different cell. I should note that I do not want the ...
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Concatenating Variables within Powershell

I'm trying to concatenate two variables within Powershell to form a complete file path and file name to save a text file. I have two variables $Log_path and $Log_name I'm trying to join the two ...
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How to unrar a password procted rar file?

I have a rar file which is password protected. I forgot the password. Is there any way that will extract this file without giving password ?
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I need to make Windows 7 STOP disabling the wifi adapter when the wired LAN is connected

This is a Dell Latitude E6430. There is a setting in the bios to control this behavior and I have DISABLED it but it still happens. I am also running the latest bios. When I plug in a network cable ...
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How to sync bookmarks between Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on multiple computers?

There are some similar question on bookmark syncing, but most answers point to Delicious or Google bookmarks. However, as Chrome doesn't have the Google toolbar, how would those sync? I use several ...
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Change RAW partition to NTFS or recover files from RAW

I've resized my C:\ partition and now I can't boot. I tried to use CHKDSK but I get the error: CHKDSK does not support RAW disk. How can I restore it to NTFS or at least recover my files? Thanks for ...
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Self signed certificate is not appearing in Chrome after importing

I have a Synology NAS that creates a self signed certificate for SSL access. I'm using the latest Chrome on Windows 7. Upon visiting the NAS's landing page, Chrome presents a red warning to say that ...
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Why is CBS.log file size 20 GB

Two days ago I had full C: drive after which I deleted 8 GB of data. The next day the hard drive was full again, so I continued with deleting another 5 GB, and once again the next day the disk was ...
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Fix damaged MicroSD card that cannot be formatted

I have, not one but two microSD cards that my phone (Samsung Galaxy Young, Gingerbread OS) seem to have broken. One is 1GB and the other is 2GB. The 1GB one won't be formatted. When I put the 1GB one ...
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Put file with tftp client in Linux

I am going to put a new ROM file on a network attached instrument and I need to use tftp. Does anyone know how to do this? I am going to upload two different files and they will go into separate ...
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Disable wireless when ethernet connection is detected on an HP EliteBook

My company has recently started giving out HP Elitebooks to employees, replacing the Lenovo ThinkPads we used to use. I'm trying to find a way to disable the wireless when it detects that an ...
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Hiren's Boot CD with UEFI support?

I am a long term user of Hiren's Boot CD, but the CD does not support booting on UEFI/EFI/SecureBoot hardware, is there some kind of update/patch to apply to the cd image to be able to boot without ...
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“Connection refused” vs “No route to host”

I have an Apache server running on a server: [root@te-srv2 ~]# ps -ecf|grep httpd root 698 32047 TS 19 10:45 pts/24 00:00:00 grep httpd root 32081 1 TS 19 10:16 ? 00:00:00 ...
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How to install AMD driver for ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics in Windows 7?

I have a ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics on a HP Pavilion g7 (hp pavilion g7-1246ef). I had some graphics problems with this VGA card in Linux and I found (here) that I have this double-VGA type of ...
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Which 5Ghz channel to use?

My "better" router has 5GHz channels - 36,40,44,48,149,153,157,161 My not so much better router has 5GHz channels 36,40,44,48,52,56,60,64,100,104,108,112,116,132,136,149,153,157,161 I am ...
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Putty: 'Server unexpectedly closed network connection'

Putty 'Server unexpectedly closed network connection' I have been getting the 'Server unexpectedly closed network connection' (see Putty ends to an unexpected error and VNC shows terminal with error ...
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Using wildcard search/replace in Notepad++

Here's my problem: In a .txt file, I need to find and replace thousands of instances of syntax like this: (see (a053007djfgspwdf)) or (see (a053007djfgspwdf) and (a54134xsedgeg)) or (see ...
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How can I run a command after boot?

I would like to run the simple shell command echo 1 > /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq at each boot, to enable the sysrq keys. When in boot should this be done, and where should I put a script to do it?
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What's the difference between a AM3, FM1 or FM2 AMD processor?

I am thinking about upgrading my computer, and my PC store offers three different branches of AMD processors: AM3, FM1, FM2. Which technical differences do those branches have? Is FM1 obsolete (by ...
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How to create an EFI System Partition?

TL; DR How do I create an EFI system partition from scratch? How do I put the EFI firmware on it onces it is created? Long version I hava Toshiba T430 laptop. I received it with Windows 7 installed ...
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Install Windows 8.1 on Windows 8 Pro with Media center addon key

This question has been asked earler in this forum but a clear answer for the same is not yet available for the people who bought windows 8 pro upgrade I purchased Windows 8 pro upgrade from Win 7 ...
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Where can I download the OpenVPN client?

I would like to download this version of the OpenVPN client for my Windows 8.1 (x64) computer: However, I can't find the official link. On OpenVPN download page, only the OpenVPN GUI is provided. ...
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ASUS RT-AC66R hard reset

Have an ASUS RT-AC66R - we had set it up for our church and was working flawlessly. I was approached last sunday to say it was not connecting (2014-01-19). We had set it with the 2.5 and 5 Ghz ...
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Telnet: Could not open connection to the host on port 23 : connect failed

I've Googled it a lot and checked it on many forums, but still haven't been able to solve it. When I do a telnet from a Windows system 192.18.212.169 to an RHEL system on 192.18.212.124 I get the ...
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Is it possible to burn a bootable OSX Mavericks ISO on a DVD?

My early 2011 Macbook Pro is almost full right now, and I was thinking about formatting and installing the new OSX Mavericks, because it's free. But. Since my Macbook came with OSX Lion 10.7.5 ...
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Deleting Mail on iOS 7 won't delete them from server

I recently got an iPhone 5s to replace my last phone. When trying to set up the Mail app I can't figure out how to make it so when I delete an email, it also get deleted from the sever so when I log ...