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

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In Windows, how can I get a list of all installed programs via script?

I'm trying to figure out how to get a list of all installed applications using a script. My O/S is Windows 7 x64. I've found several purported mechanisms to generate a list of installed ...
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Do chrome desktop apps use the proxy?

I have the chrome browser on my linux laptop, and Chrome starting supporting web apps that can run on your desktop, instead of in the browser. So in my browser I configured a proxy, which is working ...
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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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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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Windows 8.1 WindowsApps Folder Permissions

I read some threads about people who were able to modify metro apps files (WindowsApps dir) on Windows 8. However, I cannot do this on Windows 8.1. I am an administrator and even when I take the ...
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Application to automatically switch between two applications in Windows

Does an application exist that will cause the computer to switch (bring in to focus) between two different applications, on a timer? This is for Windows 7. I need this for a screen that will display ...
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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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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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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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WinMerge and Diffmerge

I prefer Winmerge to Diffmerge. But the one thing I envy is diffmerge's folder diff feature. Diffmerge shows, for complecate folders and subfolders, only different files(not folders). Winmerge shows ...
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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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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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How do I delete the Chrome App Launcher?

I'm running OSX 10.8.5 and I can't figure out how to get rid of the Chrome App Launcher. In launchpad when I long click on it and things begin to wiggle there's no X for me to click to delete it. ...
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Screencast several application windows at once in Microsoft Windows [closed]

I have several (20+) applications running on a Microsoft Windows PC. What I would like is a solution that allows me to broadcast the window of each application in a webpage, in readonly mode (there's ...
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Is there a way to password protect a windows application on Windows 7 without changing the exe?

I want to password-protect a few applications (not just files/folders) on Windows 7, such that, there is no change to the protected application's .exe file itself. Since the .exe files can't be ...
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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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How do i open multiple browsers or .exe in windows at same time?

When I come to office in each morning, to get started I have to open eclipse, Mozilla, Outlook, etc. Can I make script or an file which contains .exe path of above programs and once I run it, it ...
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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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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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How to remove an account from Mail app in windows 8?

I added my Outlook mail account and Gmail account to the Mail app of Windows 8. Now I want want to remove one of those account from the app. How do I do that ? I searched every where but there if no ...
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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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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 can I see the source code of installed Firefox OS apps?

How can I see the files and the source code of installed apps? For packaged apps I’d expect to be able to see all files (HTML, CSS, JS, images etc.), for hosted apps I’d expect to be able to see the ...
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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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Why does Visual Studio run in “Always on top” mode?

My copy of Visual Studio seems to be set in "Always On Top" Mode. It runs this way by default; there seems to be no way of changing it. Visual Studio runs as Administrator/Elevated, but that really ...
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How to save window positions in GNOME?

I have to do a lot of programming and multitasking and to help I have multiple terminals, emacs and Google-chrome instances open over several workspaces on my gnome desktop. I have these all exactly ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I make it so that all executables can run as administrator?

I'm trying to install Angry Birds on my Windows 7 PC. During installation, it shows an error that it can't be installed becaus i don't have administrator privileges, but I do have those. When I right ...
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Windows 10 apps in fullscreen mode by default

In Windows 10 Technical Preview, the "Modern apps" now starts in windowed mode by default. Is there any option to make the apps start in fullscreen mode by default?
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How to fix broken AppData permissions in Windows 8

Not knowing that this is a bad mistake — or maybe a massive bug in Windows 8 — I shared my complete user folder using Home Group on Windows 8 Pro x64. This changed the permissions for ...
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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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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 ...