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

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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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Is there a way to group taskbar icons of multiple instances of the same app in a more customizable way in Windows 7?

I'm basically using the SAPLogon. I have to open it multiple times, for one system, and then multitiple times for other systems. What i'd ultimatelly like is to have a depth 2 hierarchy of ...
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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 ...
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Change IP to other country [closed]

I live in Mexico and I'm trying to download an app for my Galaxy S3, but it is not available in my country. I have downloaded the .apk of the app so it's already installed in my phone, but still I ...
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Hacker Typer style application for Windows

I need to do a bunch of screencasts that demonstrate some programming techniques. I already know what I'm going to type for each of them, and I'd like to minimize all the delays and awkwardness from ...
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Blocking SkyDrive on windows 7

I need to block access to MS Skydrive. Its easy enough to block the application, using AppLocker or our AV program. However it will still be available via the web. Is SkyDrive.com and ...
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Reading directory of PDF's - find source online [closed]

I have a folder in Windows containing over a thousand PDF's that I downloaded from various websites over a period of 2 years. I would now like to find the source URL for these documents. Is there ...
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what is “virtual box” [closed]

I have a "PC" computer and i want to make apps for my iPod touch but apple wont make it compatible with windows. I was searching the web for how to run a mac program on a "PC" and I came across this ...
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Windows 8 “Modern UI” applications show as offline

When I start Windows 8 and the home screen comes on I can't get onto Bing because it says I am offline, the same happens with Internet Explorer. When I try to get into any app it says it is offline ...
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Windows Scheduled Task and Windows Form application

I have a windows form application that is using a WebBrowser control, I want to run this in a schedulded task on my windows 7 machine, but when I run it, the program doesn't seem to save any web pages ...
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Has anyone used coldturkey? [closed]

I found a neat program for focusing when using the Internet, it allows you to block the temptation of dropping into the social media black hole. I haven't tried it out yet because I'm not convienced ...
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A quick, easy way to send an email from anywhere, via hotkey, without opening Mail.app

I am looking for an app which lives in my menu bar and, with a global hotkey, lets me bring up a window to send an email message, but which does not require me to have/wait for Mail.app or another ...
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Install Multiple Skypes on same Pc

Is there any possible way to install multiple skypes to different folders each? And have them run independently? I know i can run two instances of one installation using skype.exe /secondary but I ...
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Linux: execute given command when file/directory changes?

I'm aware about inotifywait/inotifywatch from inotify-tools, about entr (http://entrproject.org/) and that dozen of shell scripts around, but they are not what I need. What I need is something ...
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Missing running applications and pinned application icons from taskbar in Windows 7

Today when I was using the computer as usual, the running applications and pinned application icons which normally appear in the taskbar were gone suddenly. At first, I thought a restart will help but ...
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Killing a process when CPU usage drops to 0%

I'm hosting a Cube World server, and the issue that I'm running into, is the server can be deadlocked by in-game actions. When this happens, the CPU usage on the host system drops to 0%. What I'm ...
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How does Ubuntu know what programs exist and can be installed?

I typed the following in a terminal $ musique The program 'musique' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install musique So Ubuntu knows that "musique" is a ...
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Using a Windows Memory Cleaner/Optimization application [closed]

My desktop computer run Windows 8, with 2 GB of RAM installed. It gets really slow when I open few programs. Even when I close a running program it doesn't seem to recover its memory quickly and runs ...
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Screen lock application [closed]

I'm looking for a windows application that locks the screen but doesn't go to the windows login screen. It would only lock all the inputs such as keyboard and mouse but it would keep the screen on. ...
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Is it possible to pin a windows to the desktop in Windows 7?

I am looking at pinning the window from an application to the desktop in Windows 7. I do not want this window to be on top of the others, just "glued" to the desktop. It could look like what used to ...
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Forcing XP Style DPI Scaling through a vb 2010 app?

i have an app in vb.net 2010. on a windows 7 machine, the UI appears ok for up to 120 dpi (125%) since windows 7 by default enables "xp style dpi scaling" for dpi values equal or less than 120. for ...
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Mac: Move files using keystroke

Is there any app that can assign a keystroke to a move operation in finder. Example: Hit cmd+1 and all selected files move to the folder named songs. Anything you could think of?
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Java application user interface strange behavior

my system is windows 7 professional 64bit with service pack 1, my java version is 1.7 built 1.7.0_17-b02, I've experienced this problem for a while now, and updating the Java doesn't seem to help. ...
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Run small metro App on second monitor

in Windows 8 you can stick a metro app to a side of the monitor so it runs on the side. The problem is, that you can do that apparently only on the primary monitor. Is there a way to display it on ...
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How do I remove built-in applications from win8 [duplicate]

I purchased a new laptop that (unfortunately) comes with Win8. I would like to learn whether and how I can remove some of the pre-installed (built-in) applications that Win8 comes with. To be more ...
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Windows 7: Application Windows Fail to Appear Occasionally

I have a Windows 7 64 bit system which has a strange problem for past several months: After the computer runs for several days continuously a problem is encountered where clicking on the task bar to ...
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what is this error “Access violation at address at 00000000. read at address 00000000”"

I recently downloaded an application. but when i try to start running it it throws me an error stating this "Access violation at address at 00000000. read at address 00000000"" I couldnt understand ...