Applications refer to computer or web-based software that enable a user to complete a specific task or activity.

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Windows 7: Block an entire folder from accessing the internet (outbound)

Every time I need to block an application from accessing the internet I do so by creating a rule (firewall) for a specific EXE file (or other). Usually there are multiple programs in one folder and ...
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Volunteer Java Guide/Mentor Needed - Medicaton Tracking Application for Vet's & Seniors [closed]

EDIT: Not sure why posting a programming language request for help is "off topic" in a site that is all about sharing knowledge about computer related issues..." Good Day! My name is Roger Baran and ...
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How to set up a startup program on Windows for a whole network?

Setting programs to run automatically when Windows start is easy with the Startup folder as instructed here: ...
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Xbox Labelled Apps on Windows 8.1 App store

Many games in the Windows app store are labelled Xbox. Do they work on 8.1 Windows PC ?
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Transitioning to note-taking app: what to choose (details follow) [closed]

The situation is as next: I have been writing all kind of notes, temporary text etc to text file for like 15 years. It is now huge. For the long time i'm thinking that I need to somehow put an order ...
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Where are the downloaded apps on Windows 8?

I have a new Windows 8 machine and I can't locate the apps I have downloaded from the store.
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Convert holding a button into pressing it quickly [closed]

Does anyone know of a way to convert holding a button into pressing it rapidly? For instance, if I just hold the "p" key for a few seconds, the computer would receive the message that I actually ...
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On Android, how can I run an installed system application that doesn't appear in the app list? [migrated]

I have a rooted Android device and have a couple of pre-installed System apps in the /System/App folder that do not show up in the normal App list. Using various file explorers, I can "look inside" ...
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Flip through all the instances of all the applications running - mac

Got my first Mac couple of days ago and I may be missing something.. Usually need to I open couple of instances of the same application: couple of IDE's for different projects, couple of Chrome ...
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App / Program / Web Service to manage multiple social networking accounts from one place

Is there a service / app that is to social media, what Slack is to development / start up management & communication? Specifically I would like to be able to control / manage - at least be able ...
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Some applications can't run when run as root on Yosemite

I deleted App Store on my Macbook, and reinstalled it using the Combo Updater 10.6.6. Now, when I run it, it starts dancing in the dock briefly and then just disappears, and doesn't run any more. I ...
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How can I hang an application?

I want to hang a Windows application (exe) for testing purposes. The goal is to see the (Not responding) status in the Task Manager.
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OS X 10.5.8 Default Apps Phoning Home

I was curious about OS X 10.5.8 Default Apps Phoning Home? Such as TextEdit, Calculator and Finder. Why would these Apps want/need to make an online connection every time I use them? Is this normal ...
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Metro Apps crashing Windows 8 - corrupt windows files?

I have Windows 8. (Not 8.1) Metro apps won't open, i.e. Mail, Photos, Weather, Games, Sport, Bing, Travel, Skype... Windows Store works until installing an app, to which I get the error message ...
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How do I search for multiple terms in ResophNotes?

How can I search for two or three words in resophnotes, such as "Perfect Blue"? I've tried putting them in quotes google style, I tried AND, and &&, but it keeps finding all the irrelevant ...
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The application “SomeApp.app” can’t be opened

Problem: after downloading an application in OS X Yosemite (10.10.x) trying to open the application (either from the command-line or by double-clicking the application) produces an "The application ...
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How can I track when certain applications are used?

I would like to record when certain applications are used. For example, if Firefox is opened, I would like to record the system time that this action took place. How can I do this? I've perused my ...
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Firefox becomes unkillable, waiting on AFD driver, any suggestions?

Is anyone else having this problem? Both Skype and Firefox are freezing and becoming unkillable due to "\Driver\AFD". I'll open Firefox and it won't work, it just sits there, "Connecting...", then ...
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Applocker Exceptions issue with Photoshop Droplets

I have Applocker configured (GPO) to block .exe files from executing on %OSDRIVE%/* unless they live in %PROGRAMFILES%* and %WINDIR%*. This prevents users from running self-executing applications, ...
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How do I change Adobe Acrobat background?

How do I change the default adobe Acrobat's background ? I want to put it from disgusting dark-gray to beautiful and masterful pure white, is it ? I don't talk about the page's background but I'm ...
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How to uninstall an App from Word 2013?

Word 2013 lets you install apps from the Office app store, which you can access from the Insert / Apps / My Apps menu. Being too curious, I did not make a proper research on this feature before ...
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ALT-TAB showing program with blank name

A program seems to appearing on my desktop; I don't know the related process. But it appears as a blank box, on my desktop. It also appears with in the Alt+Tab, without a "name". I want to try ...
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Is it safe to move system applications like Preview in OS X?

I'd like to move a bunch of applications from /Applications/ to /Applications/Preinstalled/ like Preview, Mail, etc. OS X complains that I can't do this: “Preview” can’t be modified or deleted ...
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Can I install a Windows 8.1 desktop software (exe file) on Pipo W4 (Windows 8.1) tablet?

Is it possible to install Windows 8.1 desktop software on Pipo W4? Model PIPO W4 Screen Information 8 inch multi point IPS Capacitive Screen Resolution 1280x800px CPU Intel Z3735G Quad core; ...
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Syncing environment across multiple computers (vocabulary)

I am trying to figure out some ways to, if not solve, make it easier for one user to manage 2 or more computers, and I don't find anything useful. This may be because I am not searching for the right ...
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Mysterious OS X File Extension (bug?)

I'm coming over from stack overflow since my question isn't programming orientated. I Hope I am in the right Exchange Platform now ;) Ok, let's get started. I know that OS X uses the Launch ...
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Unable to launch the Java application Strados2

I am running a Toshiba Windows 8.1 and I have Java Version 8 Update 25 and I’m trying to open Strados2, a program on a game website found here. However, when I try to run Strados2 it says Unable ...
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Google Chrome not working on Windows. IE-tab with-in Chrome and Chrome App work

OK, I recently have been having issues with Google Chrome on my laptop computer. Last night I could not get Chrome to work at all at home. I figured it was just a one-night event; however, today at ...
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Reloading applications from a crashed drive

A friend called today in a state of panic. He had taken his old Windows 7 laptop into Frys and asked them to clone his old drive onto his new SSD drive. They reported to him (I have not seen this ...
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Ubuntu - /usr/bin/p4v.bin: not found

forgive my ignorance here. I’m trying to install P4 Visual Client on my Ubuntu VM. I’ve done: cp <package>/bin/* /usr/bin cp <package>/lib/* /usr/lib chmod +x /usr/bin/p4v When I try to ...
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Set Which Programs to Run on A Startup [duplicate]

Each time I boot up my computer, is it possible to set which applications to run? For example, I want my Google Chrome Browser to automatically start up, and don't want my Skype to start until I ...
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What protocol is used to transfer a message in a HTTP application?

This is from an interview question - http://www.glassdoor.com/Interview/Yelp-Software-Engineering-Intern-Interview-Questions-EI_IE43314.0,4_KO5,32_IP2.htm "protocol used to transfer message in HTTP ...
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Surface 2 tablet: moving apps to sd card triggers errors

I'm trying to move the WindowsApps folder to my SD card on my Surface 2 tablet. It's a 32 Gb model, and already out of storage. As a workaround (Windows RT forces uses to install only on the built-in ...
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Packaging Windows Application with Wine in deb and rpm format

My Question is can I package a Windows application with WINE in .deb and .rpm file ? Just like TeamViewer and Picasa for Linux. I don't have the source code of the application available with me, so ...
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cmd.exe error windows 7 the application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000142). Click ok to close the application

when i try to open the cmd.exe. a box pops up with the message of cmd.exe error windows 7 the application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000142). Click ok to close the application. my pc was ...
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Mac App: Pdf Compiler to generate “reports” [closed]

I'm looking for a mac compatible software that can take multiple PDF-files as input, and output a merged and structured compilation of those files into one single PDF. The purpose being: making a ...
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Restrict access to applications by password protecting them

I have need to restrict access to specific applications in windows 7. I'd like to be able to password protect the applications rather than use for example windows account restrictions but worst case ...
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Applications folder not responding after restoring time machine backup

I have purchased a new iMac and I got a backup from my old macbook air, I tried to restore this backup file via Time Machine on iMac and already all data transferred successfully but the Applications ...
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Windows 7 Task Manager: Difference between applications, processes, and services

I would like to know the difference between Applications, Processes, and Services, as listed in the Windows 7 Task Manager. Under UNIX/Linux, these terms work as follows: processes refer to executable ...
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OS X: How to give different icons and titles to simultaneously running instances of Firefox

I often run two different instances of Firefox simultaneously. This works great, except that the various FF instances show up as identical-looking icons in the App Switcher (aka ⌘+tab), Dock, ...
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Is there an app/tool in mac that lets you monitor for file/directory change once an app has been launched or being used? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there's an app or tool that will let me monitor certain changes in a directory or a file. Example, if I launched a specific application, it will notify me if there was a change that ...
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Import Certification for 3rd party Engine to IBM Application Server 7.0.35

I used 3rd party module in my system called (/n) slash n, This module have its own certification, As a temporary solution I added this certification to JDK directry. How I can add this certification ...
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Desktop apps hang upon launch on Windows 8

I've been noticing a strange issue lately regarding specific apps (Opera and MS Office 2013) not fully opening when launched. For example, sometimes I'll open up Word, it'll show the loading screen, ...
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Android - Disable GOOGLE APPS auto-update [closed]

I don't like google's calendar new version, so I have revert back to old version but I want to disable the auto update on google store of that app. Problem is that it seems that since it's a google's ...
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GNS3: Increase default NVRAM size

Which setting increases the default NVRAM size for a router node type in GNS 0.7.4 on GNU/Linux? For example, a new Router c3700 has a NVRAM Size of 55 KB. But I want every new router to have at ...
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Force a file to be opened using an application in the same drive (USB)

I've been searching for how to make some files on my USB drive open in an application in the same drive, but to no avail. Is there any way to do this with or without adding some external files? The ...
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How to wrap a program and a batch script in a standalone .exe?

I'd like to wrap my own copy of Google Chrome and a batch script in a standalone application (.exe-file). Basically, what I want to achieve is for a user to double-click the application icon, and ...
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Cisco Packet Tracer: Closing a Telnet session manually

How do I escape a Telnet session in Cisco's Packet Tracer 6.1.1, when I'm connected from an end-device such as PC-PT or Laptop-PT to a Server-PT device? For instance, telnet 192.168.0.1 80. I'm using ...
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Blustack apps missing in my my “app folder”

In my "my apps" folder, no apps appear. how can I fix this? I have tried looking through my folders in order to find them, but to no avail.
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FTP Server with XCRC command native?

Anyone knows a FTP server that supports XCRC command native? I've found ProFTPD, but it is necessary add a module and recompile it.