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 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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An application that notifies of new emails

I need an application which alerts me when I have new Gmail messages. I have Gmail notifier installed on my laptop but it lacks two important features I need it to have: It doesn't make a sound when ...
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Eliminate cause of crash - if rooted on host

Is there a way to pin down the moments (e.g., 15 seconds) just before a program crashes on windows-xp-sp3? It would be interesting to inspect applications and executables and their communication ...
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How to make any Windows application unresponsive?

I have a rather unusual dilemma: Can you share a few methods for causing any Windows desktop application to stop working, as fast as possible? I want to be able to open any application and so ...
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Is there a way to see a list of application crashes?

i.e. When did which installed application crash. If not - perhaps a way to see when was the last time a specific application crashed? Does Windows store that kind of information? Is there a way to ...
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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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All application disappeared in windows 8 start menu

I had problems lunching windows 8, every time i start the PC, it hands in the Start menu, and i can't do anything (Open desktop or any other application), so i booted in linux, and i cleared the ...
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Cross launch between 2 different version of Mac OS

I have two different versions of OS-X installed (via separate partitions) I now have 2 application folders. If I run my applications normally (say, from the dock) I am fairly confident that everything ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Inbuilt Ways To Create A Reference List For All Installed Applications/Programs On My PC? [duplicate]

Is there an inbuilt way or ways in Windows to show (alphabetically ideally) all the programs/applications that are installed on my Windows PC that can then be saved as a PDF or Word document for ...
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Simple program to turn a server into a client and vice-versa?

What would be a simple to use program for Windows that would do the following: Computer A unknown TCP client wants to connect to computer B's unknown TCP server. Both are behind a NAT. Computer A ...
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Saving webpage as app

I have a tiny web page, literally about 10 lines of pure HTML, not even any css or js. I'd like to save this as an app that I can use on my iMac. What would be the best way to do this? It uses a ...
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Trying to get a app that has a registration error

I have a app called codekit I installed but it gives me a registration error and just quits the app. I emailed the creator and he told me to do this Delete everything. The app, the plist, the folder ...
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Alternatives to Dolby Home Theater application?

Dolby Home Theater is an application which is installed by default on many Acer laptops. It improves sound using an equalizer, AND has other enhancers such as Volume Leveler, Dialog Enhancer and ...
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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 use specific proxy address for specific application in Windows XP?

I have a chat client application. When I connect to internet & chat with other person via that application, the application uses the IP of my ISP to connect to internet & transfers data via ...
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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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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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Apps not starting on Mac OS X Lion

I have a strange problem, some apps that I download do not launch. There are 2 scenarios The application starts but keeps bouncing, once I click the bouncing icon in the tray it disappears. The ...
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Can I use Apps from the iTunes App Store under Windows?

I use iTunes to download podcast. I see there are so many apps also in iTunes. Would someone tell me, what kind of app are they, and can I use them under windows. And could you recommend some useful ...
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How many Python applications can I run at the same time per interpreter?

How many Python applications can I run at the same time per interpreter? Is it just one? Or could the Python interpreter run more than one at the same time?
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Ubuntu - cannot uninstall/reinstall apps properly

Uninstalling apps is a nightmare. For instance, I use 'sudo apt-get install nginx' and then when I go into Software Center, and uninstall it... it still keeps all the configs and some folders and I'm ...
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Application Crashing - Developer Says Windows is Crashing It Due to Perhaps Memory

I'm using a third party application that sporadically crashes when I perform a certain long running operation within the program. During this operation (which can last a couple hours or more) the ...
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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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How to speed up Windows Messenger

Windows Live Messenger seems extremely slow on my Windows 7 machine. Double click on the icon and it is 10 seconds before the main screen is shown - probably because it is loading all sorts of adverts ...
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Compiz “Show Mouse” alternative for Windows 7

I would love to have that very cool Compiz "Show Mouse" functionality in Windows 7. Do you guys know a Windows alternative for Compiz "Show Mouse" that will give me a cool mouse trail particle ...
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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 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 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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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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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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Pentesting a desktop application

I'm not 100% sure if it's pen testing that I'm referring to. Basically there is a server set up at my workplace, where we have installed the latest release of our system. This includes bespoke ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...