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Making sense of S.M.A.R.T

First of all, I think everyone knows that hard drives fail a lot more than the manufacturers would like to admit. Google did a study that indicates that certain raw data attributes that the S.M.A.R.T ...
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Is there a software that performs a textual analysis on blogs?

My company is looking to create a PivotViewer visualization of a client's Wordpress 2 blog posts for the last 11 years. To do so, however, we need to edit the somewhat haphazard, incomplete, and ...
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spectrum analyzer that shows 'live' input from the microphone

I have a friend which helps children with speaking disabilities, and she needs some software that shows the amplitude of the sound immediately as the children speak through the microphone. I have ...
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Any Firefox extensions that track how long I stay on a web page?

I want to analyze my web surfing habits, and could use something to monitor how long I stay on a page with seconds precision. Anything like this?
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Analyzing properties of a ZIP file

I have a ZIP file, and I want to determine how it was compressed (the specific algorithm, properties used to apply that algorithm, etc.). What software can do this for me?
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Application to gather mouse usage statistics

Any application available to gather and analyze stats about mouse usage. For e.g.: Mouse movement speed, number of productive and unproductive clicks, etc. The more the analysis available the better....
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“Empty” DVD, but supposedly contains a backup, how to diagnose?

A colleague brought over a DVD which a friend of his created as a backup from his computer, due to malware or whatever on his computer. This is basically the ultimate fuzzy question, but here's what ...
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Is there a free security log analyzer for apache?

What I need is a forensic log analyzer tool for apache to do the after math of a successful abuse of service attack which took place 2-3 month in the past. We are running a shared hosting service and ...
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Web log files analyzer

I already use Google Analytics on my page, but I'd like to get additional info from log files. I've looked at various packages during last days, but nothing impressed me so far. Some requirements: ...
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GUI program to locally analyze server / web logs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Web log files analyzer I have a web server log file locally that I would like to extract unique visitors and downloads from, possibly visualised on a time-line. However, ...
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Fourier transform software [closed]

After spending a lot of time searching for this, I thought that some Super User gurus might know the answer. I'm searching for an open source application to compute a FFT, that could: Import a ...
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Wanted: GPS-Track (gpx) Analyzer for Linux [closed]

I'm looking for a nice tool for Linux to get statistics out of a GPX track. Most important is total length, but also average speed in different section, height difference etc. would be useful. Any ...
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BootCKCL.etl file size & Session “Circular Kernel Context Logger” stopped due to the following error: 0xC0000188

I have a few regular / re-occurring errors in my event viewer which seem to be linked to logging upon boot and shutdown. I am running Windows 8 x64 professional. Event ID 4: The maximum file ...
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Windows Application Analyzer

I'm searching for a programm that is Win7(32 and 64bit) compatible and includes as much usefull features for application forensic as possible, including: File System changes Registry changes ...
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Freeware alternative for Chanalyzer? [closed]

I need to analyze the channel my wifi card is operating on. I have found a program called Chanalyzer Pro, offered by metageek. However, it is not really worth it for me to buy the software if I will ...
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Cloud computing? [closed]

I'm an analyst and intermediate programmer working for a consulting company. Sometimes we are doing some intensive computing in Excel which can be frustrating because we have slow computers. My ...
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Webdav log analyzer

Are there any monitoring tools for webda Are there any monitoring tools for webdav (logfiles)? What analyzers are available for webdav logs.
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Why cocoa packet analyzer shows “capture packets to a trace file” menu?

I am trying to use 'cocoa packet analyzer'('C.P.A'). I uses mac OSX and I installed this from appstore. After installed this, when I launch this program a popup comes out. Others say that to get ...
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Crypto-Analysis of keylogger logs and config file. Possible?

Is there any way to break the encryption on an unidentified file? The files in question are the config and log files from Ardamax keylogger. These files date back to 2008. I searched everywhere, ...
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Tool to visualize the layout of a WebPage?

Before I build it myself, is there a tool that gives me a quick tree-like structure of a webpage? Basically all Divs and other layout element with an overview of their ID and CLASS tags, but no ...
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How to format numbers in Excel column using the same exponent?

I have a bunch of decimal numbers in a particular column, for example: 1.123E-05 4.567E-06 8.910E-03 1.112E-07 I would like to format the column so that they have a common exponent, say E-06 like ...
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Testing a SD card? [closed]

I am suspecting that one of my 32GB cards might be damaged - I would like to analyze it. Is there some free software to run an analysis of an SD card?
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Determining the way the IPv6 interface identifier was created

In IPv6 the 64bit interface identifier of an IPv6 address can be determined in one of 3 ways: Stateless Address Autoconfiguration: put in the MAC address of the NIC (+ FF:FE and flip a bit). ...
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Time analysis of a movie

I am looking for a tool to analyse a video file on a time basis easily. What I want to do is, while watching a movie I will hit a shortcut and time will be recorded (in a file or clipboard or ...
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Log application changes made to the system

Windows 7, 64bit. I have an application which I don't trust but still need to run. I would like to run the installer of this application and later on the installed executable under some kind of "...
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Elasticsearch: How to disable field analysis for a field in a existing index?

I'm using Elasticsearch to analyze my logs. I would like to stop analyzing some fields and consider them as plain strings. Can I disable a field analysis for a field in a existing index?
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Video player with millisecond resolution

Are there any free-download-able media players out there that supports sub-second seek/display? I wish to do a more in-depth analysis of a .avi file.
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Howto analyze dump files [closed]

PDF-XChange Viewer keeps crashing on my Windows XP sp3 and I'm investigating the reason. Since I don't have the sources and the support team could not reproduce my error, I decided on debugging it on ...
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Table data analyzer [closed]

I have big file that contains log information. Suppose, it in CSV format and has table structure. I want tool that can load this file and make some queries. For example: show often repeated entries, ...
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How to efficiently analyze simulation results with various degrees of freedoms?

I have been doing a lot of application testing, trying different libraries, threading ratios, operation distributions, etc... I want to be able to quickly generate graphs from my run data. The data ...
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Looking for tool to show IP packets (and do analysis) sent/received from/to my machine (want to debug why can't mount network drive)

fiddler2 comes close but this only deals with web browsers it seems. I need this tool to debug why I can't mount a common standard network/NAS drive (e.g. via SMB/SAMBA) in Windows 7 Pro and Home. ...
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Is there an Installer Analyser tool that can list what Registry Keys will be created?

I can think of 3 ways to achieve my goal: Create a clean VPC, install a given piece of software, and compare the before and after states. Somehow reverse-engineer the installer. Somehow redirect the ...
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Analysis to extract task flows from UI event log

Given a table of UI events, how can I detect task flows, task loops, and behavioural patterns? I'm instrumenting my software to track what the user does. Controls clicked, keys pressed, and so on, ...
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Can network sniffing in promisc mode on a network bridge produce “false” TCP retransmissions?

I have a Wireshark log from a computer that was running Ubuntu and tshark. The computer has two NICs and I've connected them to a bridge (using /etc/network/interfaces) and gave that bridge a static ...
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Analyze disk usage based on file type

I want to analyze disk usage by file type, if possible also sort and find. In other words, the output of the file utility as criteria for the analysis or the sort. So regardless of file name, the ...
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Analyzing the actions of a running program

Do you know a Windows software (or several) that can analyze what a running program is doing ? For example, detecting if the program is connecting to the Internet (and to what), of sending data via e-...
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What are “Difference” and “Delta” in Wireshark RTP Analysis?

I tried to find this in the documentation, but had no luck. I would love to dig the sources to find out, but I honestly don't have the time. I tried to google this, but either people do not get any ...
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Google Analytics visits counter decreasing [closed]

A week ago my page had 1500 visits, now the counter shows 1000. I have another website using Google Analytics and the counter for that one also decreased from 500 visits this month to 400. Is there a ...
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How to get data from sniffed usb communication?

we are trying to get raw measurement data from one usb sensor as the control software is a black box and the manual does not contain anything about how it process the measurements. I was able to ...
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Event Log analytics?

My Windows Event Log is being spammed by the same entry over and over again (an authorized entry managed by my workstation's keepers). I need to convey the frequency with which the entries are being ...
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Software automatic content analysis of pdf files

Is there an open sourc/ commercial software which can perform automatic content analysis (to produce wishful summaries) in a large collection of pdf documents which have tagged meta-data for easy ...
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Program to get unique words and their count from a Word document [closed]

Is there a program that takes a Microsoft Word document and produces a spreadsheet of all the words contained in the document and the number of times the word appears? e.g. cat 23 said ...
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Query Execution Plan for MySQL

In Microsoft SQL Server you can see Execution Plans for queries to see how a query is executed, what joins take the most time and see any missing indexs now i want to do the same for MySQL scripts ...
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How do I view my Apache log nicely? (I don't want to “analyze” it)

I tried Webalizer but it turned out I actually want something different. I don't need percentages or "top 10" lists I want a full list of unique IPs and a way to see all pages/files someone visited (...
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How can I see what changes malware made to a virtual machine?

I want to know if I can open a virtual machine (VMware , Virtual Box ...) and (for example) install windows 7 + some programs (chrome,Word,antivirus....) and then save the current stat (i don't have ...
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How to define manual maximum bandwidth for Linksys WRET45GL

I need to study the impact of increase in number of concurrent users on a LAN throughput. The data size is about 500KB and bandwidth is 4Mbps. Here is my questions: Can I do it in real testbed or ...
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Folder size inside a compressed file

I use windirstat to see the total size of files contained in each folder, but it doesnt support analysis within compressed files. I am looking for a program that report space usage inside a rar file.
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Microsoft Office Keyword Analysis

Is there a piece of software that will do keyword analysis on a batch of Microsoft Word files? In other words, I would simply like a word count on all words used. The objective is to identify keywords ...
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Desktop software for data analysis, like Business Objects “Lite” [closed]

My data set is sourced from ~100k users, with a few million records scattered over a dozen tables. Just too big for Excel, but not quite a data warehouse. It's sourced from a web-sites user base and ...
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Inspecting the effects of base64 encoding on file composition and network traffic patterns

BACKGROUND I'm reading up about base64 encoding with a view to understanding the network traffic generated by content I'm writing (HTML(5), CSS(3), Javascript) and came across the following article: ...