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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Freeware alternative for Chanalyzer?

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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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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Image forensics software [closed]

I'm not really sure if this question belongs here, however I didn't find it fitting well into photography nor stackapps. I'm looking for a software I've seen some long time ago on Discovery channel. ...
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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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“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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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

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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Text tagging/analysis tool for Mac

I'm a doctoral student doing research in the humanities. As part of my research I have gathered together a lot of interview text. To analyse this data I want to be able to easily tag sections of text ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Excel 2010 not displaying calculated measures as currency

When connecting Excel 2010 to a SSAS 2008 R2 datasource, calculated fields(Standard Margin) do not display with the appropriate currency symbol. When I define the measures in the cube, I am setting ...
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1answer
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Can I do a Multiple Regression with Excel?

I have performance data for 3 years for about 50K employees. Each employee has 3 ratings associated with them. I would like to create an equation that will predict (or try to predict) the future ...
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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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Excel Free Text Survey Analysis

I have to analyze a survey. The survey consists of some yes/no questions, some numeric questions and some questions like the following (free text where respondents have entered multiple answers). Do ...
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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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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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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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Is This Forged And Spoofy Email? [closed]

The email from Agent@Adobe.com claims to be from Adobe. After analyzing its source i have not found anything suspicious, only ivest8 and this IP: 98.143.35.69. While invest8 shows a lot in Google, i ...
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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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Excel choosing x lowest values from 10000 records

i have following problem. I have 10000 numbers in column A (A1:A10000) I want to fill column B with for example 90 lowest numbers from column A. Maybe data analysis toolpack will help?, but i dont ...
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Table data analyzer

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 ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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Desktop software for data analysis, like Business Objects “Lite”

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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Excel price function not working despite adding the analysis tool pack

I am trying to price bonds using the Excel function, PRICE(..), but the intellisense doesn't come up. The help file says to install the analysis tool pack, but this doesn't resolve the problem. I have ...
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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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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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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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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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Best approach to doing automatic analysis of sets of tags in Excel/Access/or similar?

I have a large set of open-ended responses to a survey (~10,000), and each has been assigned a set of tags representing what the person has said in the response. This data is sitting in an Excel ...
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1answer
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Looking for network analysis tools

I mostly develop network analysis software, and sometime I need to do some deep protocol analysis which is basically to reverse engineer a network protocols. Currently, I am working with wireshark + ...
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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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1answer
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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

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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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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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. ...