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Constant loud high-pitched tone coming from computer

I have a video of the problem here. Please turn your volume down before 47 seconds into the video; the noise is quite loud (the volume in the video isn't even as loud as it sounds in real life from ...
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Weird alarm sounding on my computer when under load, but no overheating

I am having a rather odd hardware issue and to be honest, I am not quite sure what is causing it. I have been building my own systems for over 10 years and have all kinds of qualifications, but this ...
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How to set RTC alarm from script or terminal in OSX?

I have a iMac mini running OSX for powerpc which I want to use for remote backup. The backup will be run via a bash script with rsync over ssh. To save energy the computer is automatically put to ...
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CUPS and Foomatic fail with “Cannot allocate memory” on Arch Linux ARM

I'm trying to print to my Brother MFC-7820N via network printing on a Pogoplug with Arch Linux ARM installed on it. I'm using the BRScript3 CUPS driver that came in the distribution. When I try to ...
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How can I use terminal to ping a computer every 60 secs continuously, if no ping response sound an alarm

How can I use terminal to ping a computer every 60 secs continuously, if no ping response then ping every 1 sec, if still no response after 5 one second pings then sound an alarm and continue pinging ...
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Are there any decent vocal time / date / appointment announcers for Fedora Linux?

I'm looking for a Fedora / Linux application which announces the system time vocally at regular intervals, similar to the time announcement feature Mac OSX has. A quick look around Google hasn't ...
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Battery alarms and notifications don't work in Windows 8

It's about some months that I have a strange problem with my laptop battery. In the past, whenever my laptop went about 10% of battery, my operating system Windows 8 showed a notification alarm to ...
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Alarm when a wireless mouse disconnects

I work in a public computer lab where we just got a bunch of new computers, but they all came with these nice wireless mice. We'd like to reduce the chance of theft, so I thought that it might be ...
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Some easy way to turn all IMAP -devices silent in the same network while sleeping?

I have different IMAP devices such as Debian laptop, iPad and Android -phone. When I get email, they all start banging. How can I put them to silent mode automatically when I put alarm clock on?
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Repeating alarms for Google Calendar

I've always wanted to set up repeating alarms for Google Calendar (that turn off when the "off" button is pressed.) If it isn't possible to choose this option from Google Calendar itself, Is there any ...
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iCal AppleScript, how to specify 'the same day at 9'?

I know that I can define a new iCal event programmatically, by means of AppleScript, defining something like: tell application "iCal" tell calendar "My Calendar" set theCurrentDate to ...
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zone alarm 10 blocks eclipse updates

I have win 7 64 bit with zone alarm 10. Although zone alarm says it gives permissions to access the internet, eclipse fails to reach the internet. If I shut down zone alarm, eclipse can update fine ...
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Alarm clock software that can turn the computer on?

Is there any alarm clock software that can turn the computer on or wake it up from standby/hibernation, and play selected mp3 file at the required time? E.g say I set an alarm for 7 am and turn ...
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Running a bash program every day at the same time

I've written a program using the bash shell that I want to use to wake myself up in the morning (pulls up the weather, plays some music, etc.). How do I make my Mac OSX run the program every day at ...
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Computer Alarm Software?

Does anyone know of a free (preferably open-source) program that can wake up the computer from sleep/hibernate and do something, like play an alarm sound? (Yes, this is possible -- Windows's ...
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How to hack iCal alarm snooze times list, so it`s not full with mostly useless ones (like 1 min, 1 week, etc)

I'm really annoyed by the iCal snooze times, I have a daily status phone call with the default alarm (of 15 minutes before event), which I'd want to snooze in a way that it reminds me 2 minutes before ...
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iCal Default Alarm

How do I change the iCal default alarm from Message with Sound to just plain Message?
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Can Windows 7, Vista, or XP notify me after 30 minutes, or at 2:30pm?

Come to think about it, since Windows 3.0, Windows 95, 2000, ME, XP, Vista, and Windows 7, does any Windows have a capability of giving a "beep beep" notification to me, let's say I need to go meet ...
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APC ES 350 - continuous alarm

Continuous alarm on ES-350, power light (green) blinking. There are no other audio/visual indicators. Circuit breaker button is popped out, won't reset, attached devices have power. Power cycle and ...
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Outlook and all day event reminders

When I create an all day appointment in Outlook is defaults to setting a reminder eighteen hours before the start. Frankly I don't like being woken up at 6am! Is there any way to change the default? ...
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Is there an alarm clock app for Windows (running on a laptop)?

I need to use my laptop computer as an alarm clock. The laptop is specifically an X301 running Vista Enterprise Features I am looking for in this application, ordered by importance: Will work even ...