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

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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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Program to graph page load time?

Does anyone know of an application that will allow me to graph the load time of a page? (E.g. query a page every x seconds and plot it on a graph.) I'm currently using uptime robot but it visits the ...
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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 ...
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Applications in the Windows Registry

Where is Applications/program_name.exe in the Windows Registry? I've got a problem with InDesign.exe not being accepted as the default application for its .indd file extension. I've altered every ...
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Is it possible to change an installed application from ALL USERS to specific user?

Originally, I had a Windows 7 machine where I thought, hey I am the only one who will ever use it. Well now I find myself making an account for another user months later. Some programs I installed ...
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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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How to install minicom under Windows 7?

Minicom is the terminal program, that I am used to. How do I get it for Windows, without building it from source, satisfying complex dependencies etc?
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Installing software in Dropbox (or in a similar service) Will it work in other computers?

Is it possible to install software -not portable apps- in a Dropbox folder (in a folder of a similar service such as Google Drive, Copy, SkyDrive, etc) and expect it to run correctly in any computer ...
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Restrict Applications access to Device

I have a PC that has the ability to handle running multiple game clients at once (specifically Tera Online). What I'd like to do is assign and/or restrict each clients access to a device (Gamepad) so ...
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Very slow performance

I'm using Windows 8.1 RTM with following PC: Foxconn h61mxp mb 500gb Seagate ST500DM002 HDD The problem is, I have nearly always 100% disk load Here are running applications on tray: And ...
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Is there any brainstorming tool which can connect to internet and free? [closed]

I try to find a free brainstorming tool which connects to internet and someone can upload his local file also the otherone witch in his team can download that I mean this tool should support team ...
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What HTML5/CSS3 capable browser to use for “single-app” exposal to public? [closed]

Seeing no activity with this, I think I should ask a little differently. I've been given a task to set up a Linux machine that'd automatically log in and start certain app, ultimately, disabling any ...
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How to backup metro “app” data, manually

I'm a PC tech and I have been getting more and more Windows 8 issues. First off I hate metro, and secondly I hate "apps". I like to do fresh installs of Windows8. I backup my user's data and then ...
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Windows 8 apps not connecting to internet with USB dongle/modem

The question pretty much says it all. I have Windows 8 Professional 64-bit and my main/only method of getting connected to the internet is to use this USB dongle/modem I have. Now it works perfectly, ...
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Is the Windows kernel considered an “application”?

If it is true that all Windows files with the ".exe" file extension are considered "applications", is NTOSKRNL.exe, the Windows kernel, an "application", or is this an exception to the rule? What ...
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Open a specific application on user login in windows

I am working on an application. My requirement is to open a specific application whenever a user logs in, so the workflow is something like this : I have a cloud machine setup at amazon ec2 The ...
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Leftover app shortcuts on the all apps screen

I have uninstalled a couple apps in windows 8 pro using the windows uninstall program however the app tile is still appearing on the all apps screen although it is showing a blank page icon instead of ...
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Does new software slow down old hardware? [closed]

This question came to mind while reading "Why does hardware get slower with time?" As new versions of software are released, can they cause older hardware to become slower? If this is the case, what ...
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How can I bulk move and rename images/videos in a folder

All my mobile device's photos and videos are backed up to the cloud and synchronized to my laptop using Dropbox's "Camera Upload" feature. All the photos and videos get added to the "camera uploads" ...
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How to remove the Silverlight icon in Applications?

How can I remove the Silverlight icon in my Applications list? I tried to drag it into trash can but it just won't go.
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Installing and running applications remotely

I was wondering if it was possible to run applications on a local machine from a remote server. Example: Desktop1 executes program from Server. The program then is loaded from the Server and runs on ...
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What is the rationale behind using a third party uninstaller, when uninstalling applications on a Windows PC?

Whenever I uninstall an application or program from my Windows 7 PC, I always go to the Control Panel and use the inbuilt utility within Windows to accomplish this, and then reboot the PC. Is there ...
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Startup program run before Modern UI?

I have a desktop (not Modern UI) program that is set to run at startup using the registry key currentversion\run. I want it to be the very first thing the user sees, however it only pops up once the ...
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In Ubuntu Linux: Pass the clipboard content as parameter to some application

Is there a tool which can pass the content of the clipboard as parameter to some application? For example I would use it like this: (1) In a text editor or whatever, for example I could highlight ...