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

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Cisco Network Assistant/C4948EE

This is a copy/paste from my cisco.com post so the frustration is aimed at them. My post went without response from cisco for over 60 days...thought I'd try here. Greetings, I'm experiencing ...
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Network music player with smart cache

Usually I listen to music from a network stream with Winamp and VLC. Both these have a problem, they cache specified length of music, play it, then cache again. If your network connection was not fast ...
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How to run an directx or opengl application as desktop background?

Well, on windows 7 you have only the ability for slide shows, but there is fortunately a trick to enable desktop video backgrounds on Windows 7 using the Vista (DreamScene) DLL files. Now I was ...
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Video app doesn't work in Windows 8

I just started using Windows 8 today and it seems I've already managed to mess it up. The video app doesn't work when I launch it. It opens and closes after about 1 sec and returns to the start ...
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Moving application data to other Windows host?

I'd like to make it easier to move from XP to Windows7/8. The main issue is that it takes a lot of work to identify which applications the user needs, moving the data, and reconfiguring the app just ...
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What Application do Microsoft Use to Create their New Office2013/VS2012 Icons [closed]

All, I want to modernise and existing UI. I currently use Expression Design to creat my icons, but this is not ideal, as it can be difficult/tedious to perform certian operations. My question is: Do ...
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Install duplicate copies of an application concurrently

I've got a database application which seems to write some configuration to the registry. I'm wondering if there is a way to "sandbox" or "virtualize" (short of running a full VM) such that I can ...
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Do you really need a license to develop Windows 8 metro apps?

Do you really need a license to develop Windows 8 metro apps? Even for third party ones not intended to be included in the Windows 8 store? I thought the Metro was the future, and I understand why ...
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How to Re-install an App that Shows up in the Appstore as 'Update' Instead of 'Buy App'

So long story short: I dropped the wrong app into 'clean my mac' and I hit 'cancel' but it was too late by that point. I rebooted and appstore said it had an update, when I opened appstore it was ...
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Multiple desktop app for windows 7/8

Do you know of a good software that enables you to have multiple desktops on windows 7/8? Some requirements include: Very user friendly Easy to switch between desktops Persistent settings ...
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Is it possible for a digitally signed application to be infected by a virus?

I downloaded "java development kit" from my college computer, the computer that I used to download the software was full of virus and malware. I scanned the software with antivirus program the ...
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Passing links (http, mail…) between applications is slow

I have recently noticed that whenever I click a HTTP link in an application (my mail client for example which is Windows Live Mail), My standard browser opens like only 15-20 seconds later. It also ...
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Installing app on WIndows 8 phone without going through the store [closed]

I'm planning on writing an app for personal use on Windows phone 8, but I have no idea how to test it or install it without going through the windows store. How can I install an app on a phone for ...
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Last uninstalled application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Windows 7 uninstall log that shows who uninstalled what? I accidenally uninstalled 1 of my applications. (Actually I wanted to uninstall another one) The ...
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Looking for Linux text editor

I'm looking for VIM replacement. My key points are: Extensible in sane language (such as Python, Ruby, or even Lua, after vimscript everything will do). Also GUI part should be extensible too, so no ...
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Java IDE, iOS App [closed]

I have an iPod touch. I am a java developer. Sometimes I just want to type out a few lines on my iPod while I'm waiting for something. Is there a java IDE app for iOS? I've looked around and have ...
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Todo/task manager for android and desktop linux [closed]

I'm looking forward to Task/ToDo Manager. It should work under Android, Linux(or Web). If it's very cool, one of them is OK too, Android is preferable in this situation. Necessary features: Russian ...
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Install Windows Store apps from the command-line

We can install AppX packages (Metro/Modern/Microsoft-style UI apps) by using the following PowerShell command: add-appxpackage C:\path-to-app.appx But, I want to install free Windows Store apps ...
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Add RoboForm Application to Firefox

The latest Firefox does not regonise RoboForm automatically, I can select from within Roboform to attach to Firefox, which it does, but it will not ''Remember'' and I have to attach manually each time ...
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Windows 8 shortcut keys for Modern UI (tiled) Apps

Is there a way to assign shortcut keys like Ctrl+Alt+E (or non-used Windows+key) to Modern UI (Tiled) Apps. Some of them are useful to be able to bounce in and out of them with a keystroke. I'm ...
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All Windows 8 Modern UI apps crash on upgraded user account; work perfectly on a new one

Exactly what the title says. I've run the troubleshooter, disabled startup services, fixed ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES permissions, enabled UAC, enabled Windows Firewall, and still, all of them (save for ...
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what icon sizes are usually used for software deployment on a Windows OS? [closed]

I have an application that is currently utilizing a generic icon. I want to customize it. A shortcut to the application is placed on desktop by default. There is also an icon in the tray. I am ...
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How to download Windows 8 Apps from Windows Store? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install a Windows 8 App directly from the app store website? I am running Windows 8 on my laptop. I want to download Skitch, so I visited this page, which gave me ...
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How do I check the version of a Modern UI (Metro) Application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find the version of a Windows 8 store/RT app I have installed? As any Windows software, Modern UI apps have a release version, but I couldn't find it by looking ...
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Looking For A Good Hardware Monitoring Application [closed]

So I want to be able to see my cpu clock speed, gpu memory clock, fan speeds, mobo temperature, etc. all in one application. Anyone have a good program that they could recommend that would do that ...
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How to monitor resource utilization by apps in Windows 8? [closed]

I read that letting apps run in the background, they will simply fade away and not use resources. I wanted to know how long is a general fade away? Is there a way to control it? Can I monitor this ...
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Games App won't update on Windows 8

On a newly installed Windows 8, the games app has a tile which says that there is an update for the app and it needs to be updated. Clicking the tile does nothing. Going into the app store and ...
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app to make shortcuts that will type words

is there some software for windows that will allow me to register a shortcut that will type a certain sentence for example the app runs and when I'm in word/skype/browser and I type Ctrl+Shift+G it ...
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Using Apps on non-iOS devices?

Is there anyway to keep using the apps that I bought, if I no longer have an iOS device? I am wondering if there is some sort iOS simulator on the PC.
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Is it possible to redefine App Store application paths?

I sort my applications in separate folders within the Applications folder (e.g. One for my photo related apps, one for my guitar playing related apps, one for my video related apps, etc). Since some ...
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Windows 8 Metro App's “Can't Open”

I have installed the Windows 8 consumer preview and all working fine, with the exception of the communication apps (mail, calendar & people). The apps were working during initial installation ...
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Why do Mac apps increase so much in size on 'installation'?

I downloaded VLC 2.0 for Mac. It was a 42 mb download! The corresponding Windows installer is only 21 mb, despite the extra code for the installer itself. But even worse, when I open the VLC dmg, the ...
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Is there a way to run an application from within a fullscreen application in windows?

For example, is there a way that you can run your web browser or another program from inside a fullscreen program? I'm using Windows 7.
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Low profile On-Screen Color Grabber? [closed]

I'm looking for a program that will allow me to grab colors from on screen, something that won't bother me or effect performance if it's running constantly in the background. What this is for: is ...
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QuickTime Plug-In 7.7.2 (in Firefox)

QuickTime Plug-In 7.7.2 (in FireFox) shows up in my Applications 32 times. It seems to me that I shouldn't need but one application and the other 31 are just hogging space. Is this true? If so, how ...
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Is there something like Unity Lens for Windows? [closed]

In Ubuntu you can easily look for apps and files by just writing it. The search function on the Start menu on the other hand is really slow and not as versatile. Is there an alternative?
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Tracking number of users downloading my App [closed]

What site can I use to see how many total users have downloaded our company's smarphone app? I am talking IPhone and Androids.
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Install different version of same application in osx

This is very similar to this unresolved question, but I would very much like to install two versions of the same application in OSX. How can you do this and what is the best way to do it? ...
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Monitor network traffic on a per-app basis in OS X?

Title says it all. I'm looking for an app for OS X that will tell me what applications are using the network and what their in/out is. I can get most of the way there with LittleSnitch but it's the ...
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How to assign pre- and post-launch actions for applications?

Is there any way to automatically assign pre- and post-launch actions to applications in Linux? Exaple scanario: When I launch Virtualbox, vboxdrv is loaded transparently; when I close Virtualbox, ...
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Pros and cons about installing appllications on a different drive than the OS [closed]

My OS is Windows 7. When I want to install applications, I choose a drive which is different than the one where my OS is installed. For example, I only have Windows 7 installed on C:, and I install ...
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Screencast several application windows at once in Microsoft Windows

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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Applications Installtion Location

Where is the best place to install applications? By default it seems to be the Programs folder in Windows, but this fills up quickly and I now have little of my initial 20Gb OS space remaining. Is ...
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Can I use android app on PC?

I use android-x86 on PC using VMware or virtualbox. I wonder how I can install android application. (Assume that the app is freely available from android market.) My PC OS is Windows 7 (32bit)
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Zip a folder on a daily basis (mac)

I have an online backup utility (zipcloud.com) And i scheduled an upload of projects folder every day at 12pm. Thing is my projects folder contains a lot of files so i thought the best I could do is ...
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Windows 8 applications shows offline and not able to install any new application

I have installed windows 8 release preview. I've broad band connection and i can able to surf or open any site from any browser in my PC. I am facing internet connection error in all applications. ...
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Can I change the default folder location for applications?

Basically I want to know if it is possible to change the path of certain applications that are saving folders in My Documents. For example: Whenever I open SQL Server Management Studio it creates a ...
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Application requests full control over other applications running in memory

I'm attempting to install Xilisoft DVD Creator and my firewall (Comodo), or more specifically Defense+, alerts me that x-dvd-creator7.exe is trying to access *.exe (random program running in memory, ...
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Seesmic ping vs classic seesmic

I am trying to figure out what is the difference between seesmic (the one with red theme and raccoon icon), and seesmic ping (the one with green theme and "P" icon). It seems that old seesmic is ...
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Close choosen applications upon game launch

How to automatically quit/close choosen applications upon game launch in Windows Vista x64 Ultimate? For example, if I want to launch a game from Steam, and want other choosen applications to ...