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

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Difference between program and application [closed]

Wikipedia defines a program as a sequence of instructions written to perform a specific task. What i understand from this is that a program is a single compiled file. If we have multiple compiled ...
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Use letter keys to input number without Fn function

My keyboard does not have a Fn key, nor a number pad. But I would like to input lots of number with a number pad layout. I wonder if there is an application, which can change some letters, say, ...
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Hide running apps

I have a Windows 8.1 HP 64 bit computer, and when I open an app it displays it on the taskbar. Before it doesn't display it on the taskbar, the only way to get to it is to slide your mouse to the top ...
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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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Cannot install application after certain minutes

After 15 minutes* have passed, my laptop won't run any .exe to install applications. This is what shows up: If I restart my laptop, it works fine (it gets installed)... until another 15 minutes* ...
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Do I need XCode to develop an iOS app?

I've been looking to develop an iOS app and don't have regular access to a Mac, nor can my computer run OSX. A friend of mine told me I'll need to write my program in XCode (which I'm aware I'll ...
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Why are some programs suddenly displaying in low resolution?

Description: Some of my applications are running in a weird low-resolution mode. When the affected programs are open, the icons on my taskbar reflect the low-resolution. If the program is closed, ...
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How to import & export the data for default programs? [duplicate]

I try to use Portable Apps as much as possible. I always put them in D:/PortableApps/AppName on all of my computers. Everytime I reinstall Windows (which I do often) or get new machines, I have to ...
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Windows 7: any way to restore application postition and sizes after switching from/to dual monitors

At work we're setup with a laptop (lenovo) with dock and two external monitors, but often I have to undock. Every time I undock all open application windows move to the primary monitor (on the laptop) ...
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Losing memory application

I have a 2009 Mac Book Pro. Just added 8 G of memory. It filled that memory in 10 minutes. I have to force quite up to five times a day. If you offer help please use lay terms as I cannot ...
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Access to Remote App requires login to remote Desktop

I have a remote app (using remote desktop) which I am happy for users to log into. But at the moment, when the user clicks on the link/icon on the web page to activate the app: • The Remote App ...
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How can I launch Task Manager and Explorer upon login while on a Domain?

Attempting to launch both of these application upon login into any server on the Domain. Placing these application in the StartUp folder would not be a solution since there are too many servers. ...
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Extra space when starting application with arguments using batch?

Any idea why there is an extra space before the argument? Thank you. http://s7.postimg.org/ee1fbtye3/extraspace.png @ECHO OFF SET EXEPATH=D:\Games\StarForge\StarForge.exe SET ARGS=-nolog START "" ...
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How to Serve Mac Applications?

Can you put a mac application on a home file server, open the app from the client machine in finder, and use it just like it was on the client machine?
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execute Shortcut on terminal mac os x

I have an application on another mac as mine, the software is still open, there are keyboard shortcuts that allow to perform tasks, I would like to execute shortcuts via the terminal from my mac.
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Is there a windows app that can create floating screenshots? [closed]

I'm looking for a Windows app, that can create floating screenshots, i.e. you select an area, it creates a screenshot that then is a top level window. Just like what ScreenFloat does on Mac:
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Windows - how to install one program but have the ability to swap its settings/licenses (container?) [duplicate]

This is an odd one to explain, bear with me. We have a program, call it Program-A. We run this program on our Windows machines on behalf of customers, but each customer has their own license for it. ...
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Is there a way to manually tell OS X to allocate additional resources to processing for an app?

I know that in some cases, opening up multiple instances of an app will get the job done, but I'm looking for a way to essentially tell OSX: "If I'm running a process that will take awhile, and there ...
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Is there a way to select a file in Windows and get its file path with one shortcut? [duplicate]

Is there some application for selecting a file in Windows Explorer, and copy its file path to the clipboard, with one shortcut? Does Windows have some built-in tool for it?
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How does installing many heavy applications harm a computer? [duplicate]

Say, if I have disk space to spare and I will work with only one application at a time, and many would be rarely, but yes, used, how can installing many heavy application that use much ram harm a ...
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HydraIRC - Save settings between sessions (minimize to system tray)

I recently started using the HydraIRC client and I want the application minimized to the system tray most of the time. I go to Options > Prefs > Advanced > Booleans > Minimize to SysTray and it ...
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What is what in the topmost of the OSI model

I am familiar with the OSI model and all but there is something that's been on my mind: Do tools like nslookup and ping reside in the application layer only? They use supporting layers below but ...
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Bing Food & Drink app always crashes

My Food & Drink app that came pre-installed on my Windows 8.1 PC keeps crashing to the start screen immediately after opening. Other Bing-based apps work fine. I've taken several steps to try to ...
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Does Chrome have something similar to Firefox' Applications settings?

I find the Options/Applications settings very useful in Firefox. I am looking for something similar in Chrome/Chromium - that is: options that would allow to change the action (the way a media or ...
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Is there a program that converts IPA to audio?

Is there a program that converts International Phonetic Alphabets to audio? For example, how do I get an approximate "audio" of the symbol /ˌproʊ ˈsiː/?
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Program to track time and describe what I did

I want to know if there is any program to run like this app of chrome extension Simple Time Track. Because I want to count the time that I spend in a task. I´m using Windows 8.1, but also can be app ...
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You have ran out of Application Memory, even after restart

My Mac running maveriks updated recently is getting a Application memory error I have taking a screenshot with the activity monitor running in the background and the error in front
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Windows 8.1 - How to delete an apps shortcut?

I can't find the answer anywhere online. I have a program I wrote in VS, installed it, and it put a tile in the apps start screen. Now I want to delete it. Not uninstall the program, I just want to ...
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Advantage of windows 8 apps over desktop programs

Introduction I currently have a laptop running windows 8 without touchsceen, apparently I somtimes use 'apps' and more often I use 'desktop programs'. However, I just don't get the point of making ...
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Installing DVDVideoSoft Without Additional Add-Ons?

I wish to upgrade my current version of DVDVideoSoft to the latest version. Having downloaded & clicked the installer file I am confronted with the following dialogue box which concerns me & ...
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Opening multiple instances of an application which doesn't allow it [duplicate]

Problem I'm looking for a way to open multiple instances of an application in Windows 8.1, such as FastStone Image Viewer, which does not seem to have an option to enable multiple instances. My goal ...
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Distributed command and control for home automation

I want a command and control system for home automation. As a Developer, my first thought is always to open vim and start coding, but I would really like to know of there is already something out ...
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which port is opened in the firewall to allow an application to communicate with an external web service

Which port is opened in the firewall (by default) to allow an application to communicate with an external web service? Is it 21, 25, 80 or 1433 ?
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How to take backup of all the data of all the apps

I have some apps that contain information like Account summary, TO-DO list, Notes, Password saver etc. Recently I lost my cellphone so I lost all my app data as well. I don't want to lose my app data. ...
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Taking control of a program another user started in Windows 7

The company I work for is adding securities per user. We used to use generic log-ins so that multiple people could use a single machine with out restarting our programs. The program takes 2-4 minutes ...
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Trying to get KO99.exe running on a new computer

I cannot get KO99.exe (either restored from an archive or downloaded from the source: http://retrospec.sgn.net/users/rjordan/klass/) to run on my new(er) computer. Every time I run it, it asks if I ...
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How to overide GPU time given to Windows XP or applications?

I have an application that uses the GPU (I am not sure if it's OpenCL). This application has an intensity control; if it is set too high, the more productive is, but Windows itself and every ...
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How do I change users in Google Keep's chrome app?

On the phone I can easily switch between my Google accounts, on YouTube a video can be found that showcases it for the app but this option is just missing for me or has been removed by Google.
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Allow a user to run a program as administrator permanently [duplicate]

Users in my domain are usually standard users, aka do not have Admin rights. However, there is one program that needs to be run as Administrator to function properly. Is it possible to permanently run ...
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Workaround for iPhone error: This App Requires iOS 7.0 or Later [closed]

Anyone been able to install apps that are no longer supported? Error: This application requires iOS 7.0 or later. You must update to iOS 7.0 in order to download and use this application. ...
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How to fix pink mini applications in Windows 7?

After recent Windows 7 update, the mini application for wheather or system performance started to display incorrectly in pink. I have two machines featuring this bug, a notebook with integrated Nvidia ...
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Is it possible to bind an application to a specific WAN port using a DI-LB604 dual wan Router

What I'm trying to do is bind applications to specific WAN ports to maximize internet usage and prevent applications from getting all the bandwidth as well as categorizing which ISP they should be ...
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Hide Windows 8.1 apps from All apps screen

I am using Windows 8.1 now and I have some installed apps that I don't want my children to use. When I was using Windows 8, I had no problem when I wanted to hide apps because all installed apps ...
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Backup apps on Linux after a certain date

Is there a way to back up applications installed after a certain point in time? Example : I would like to back up all the applications that have been installed within the last month. Is this ...
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How to Make an Autorun CD /DVD with multiple .exe files?

I have asked a question about :How to make an Autorun CD/DVD? @nerdwaller gave me an answer. Now I want to know whether is it possible to make an autorun CD/DVD which will contain the following : ...
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How to list all applications displayed from add/remove WinXP/Win7 via command-line?

I'm trying to list all applications installed that are displayed in the add/remove programs list (WinXP/Win7) via command-line. I understand that for Win7 it's called "Programs and Features" from the ...
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How to make an Autorun CD/DVD?

How do I burn .exe files to a CD/DVD so that it will give options which one I want to install when the CD is inserted into the CD-ROM and run the applications on the disc automatically?
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How to set up the system so that applications had to ask to get permission to launch an internet browser?

Many application have following behavior: If you click to some part of them they start your primary internet browser to show you something on their homepage. I want to change my windows settings (then ...
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Application hang with specific parent folder name

I have this environment: Windows 7 32bts (Spanish version) First weird thing i saw: There are two "Archivos de programa" folders (ProgramFiles). The application route: C:\Archivos de ...
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Good video viewing software [closed]

I am looking for a good, professional quality video viewing package. I have tried Intervideo but it hung my mouse the last time I tried it, and in general it seems to be pretty unstable. Usually I ...