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

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Which IDE to use for Android development? [on hold]

I would like to make my way into Android Application development. I believe the main language to do that is Java which I have experience in. But creating applications that shall be downloaded through ...
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Restrict access to applications by password protecting them

I have need to restrict access to specific applications in windows 7. I'd like to be able to password protect the applications rather than use for example windows account restrictions but worst case ...
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Windows 7 Task Manager: Difference between applications, processes, and services

I would like to know the difference between Applications, Processes, and Services, as listed in the Windows 7 Task Manager. Under UNIX/Linux, these terms work as follows: processes refer to executable ...
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Applications folder not responding after restoring time machine backup

I have purchased a new iMac and I got a backup from my old macbook air, I tried to restore this backup file via Time Machine on iMac and already all data transferred successfully but the Applications ...
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Is there a way to password protect a windows application on Windows 7 without changing the exe?

I want to password-protect a few applications (not just files/folders) on Windows 7, such that, there is no change to the protected application's .exe file itself. Since the .exe files can't be ...
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Looking for name of a NextStep/OpenStep hard drive usage app from years ago [closed]

Many years ago, there used to be an app for NextStep/OpenStep that measured hard drive usage. It is laid out like the Mac Finder's "column view", where successive columns to the right showed the ...
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OS X: How to give different icons and titles to simultaneously running instances of Firefox

I often run two different instances of Firefox simultaneously. This works great, except that the various FF instances show up as identical-looking icons in the App Switcher (aka ⌘+tab), Dock, ...
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How to fix broken AppData permissions in Windows 8

Not knowing that this is a bad mistake — or maybe a massive bug in Windows 8 — I shared my complete user folder using Home Group on Windows 8 Pro x64. This changed the permissions for ...
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Is there an app/tool in mac that lets you monitor for file/directory change once an app has been launched or being used? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there's an app or tool that will let me monitor certain changes in a directory or a file. Example, if I launched a specific application, it will notify me if there was a change that ...
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Import Certification for 3rd party Engine to IBM Application Server 7.0.35

I used 3rd party module in my system called (/n) slash n, This module have its own certification, As a temporary solution I added this certification to JDK directry. How I can add this certification ...
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Desktop apps hang upon launch on Windows 8

I've been noticing a strange issue lately regarding specific apps (Opera and MS Office 2013) not fully opening when launched. For example, sometimes I'll open up Word, it'll show the loading screen, ...
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Android - Disable GOOGLE APPS auto-update [closed]

I don't like google's calendar new version, so I have revert back to old version but I want to disable the auto update on google store of that app. Problem is that it seems that since it's a google's ...
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Locally hosted version of IFTTT

I am just learning about the relatively new IFTTT web service. It seems like a great idea, but I can't see why the same couldn't be achieved with a small application running on one or more of my own ...
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GNS3: Increase default NVRAM size

Which setting increases the default NVRAM size for a router node type in GNS 0.7.4 on GNU/Linux? For example, a new Router c3700 has a NVRAM Size of 55 KB. But I want every new router to have at ...
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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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Force a file to be opened using an application in the same drive (USB)

I've been searching for how to make some files on my USB drive open in an application in the same drive, but to no avail. Is there any way to do this with or without adding some external files? The ...
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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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Looking for a quick way to see if an application is running

In Windows 7, I'm looking for a quick way to see if a certain application is running or not. (The specifics of the application don't matter - it could be Notepad or Internet Explorer, for example.) ...
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How can I delete empty folders in Mac OS X?

I would like to delete all empty folders on an external disk. How can I do this?
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How to wrap a program and a batch script in a standalone .exe?

I'd like to wrap my own copy of Google Chrome and a batch script in a standalone application (.exe-file). Basically, what I want to achieve is for a user to double-click the application icon, and ...
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Cisco Packet Tracer: Closing a Telnet session manually

How do I escape a Telnet session in Cisco's Packet Tracer 6.1.1, when I'm connected from an end-device such as PC-PT or Laptop-PT to a Server-PT device? For instance, telnet 192.168.0.1 80. I'm using ...
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Blustack apps missing in my my “app folder”

In my "my apps" folder, no apps appear. how can I fix this? I have tried looking through my folders in order to find them, but to no avail.
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FTP Server with XCRC command native?

Anyone knows a FTP server that supports XCRC command native? I've found ProFTPD, but it is necessary add a module and recompile it.
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Way to easily identify all default fonts in applications?

Debian Kwheezy (a Debian Wheezy spin with KDE), came bundled with every imaginable font and hundreds of fonts that are there to support various foreign languages in their extended character sets. A ...
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Exception for UAC

I use a application called Everything (just google it) which automatically starts after I login. After I loged in, the UAC dialog appears which I must confirm with yes. This is a bit annoying each ...
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Windows 10 apps in fullscreen mode by default

In Windows 10 Technical Preview, the "Modern apps" now starts in windowed mode by default. Is there any option to make the apps start in fullscreen mode by default?
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Executing symbolic link to exe - “The specified path does not exist”

When trying to execute a symbolic link which points to an exe file (on Windows 7), the "Open with" windows appears. When renaming it to a ".exe" file, it says "The specified path does not exist. Check ...
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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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Simple console torrent client

Is some simple console torrent client available for linux? Something like wget or curl but for torrents with straightforward syntax and without cluttered interface? For example: > torrent ...
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Unable to open Citrix hosted application

I would like to check with you regarding an issue, one of our user is facing while trying to the access the hosted application on Citrix Xenapp website. In detail. We have checked with the user ...
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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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Using the Windows Store with an Active Directory account

Is there a way to still use apps in the app store without having to switch from an AD account to a Windows Live account? I find it very annoying that I have to switch from my current account to a ...
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How can I start Xampp Control Mysql Service automatically with Program?

I am working on C# using mysql phpmyadmin server and I am creating application for windows forms. I want this application to start xampp controller itself in background so I don't have to start it ...
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Application to automatically switch between two applications in Windows

Does an application exist that will cause the computer to switch (bring in to focus) between two different applications, on a timer? This is for Windows 7. I need this for a screen that will display ...
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Change Application icon in MAC 10.9.3 in the Pre-build setup file (Customizing Firefox icon)

I want to change my the icon of Firefox 24.6 version for MAC OS (10.9.3), in the pre-build setup file. So the new image displays after the installation. I put my new icon in the Contents--> Resources ...
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Create a simple installer, to install files into existing app on Mac OSX

I'm trying to find the simplest way of creating an installer. This installer doesnt install a specific app, but installs some files into an existing app e.g. /Applications/MyAPP/ In Windows there is ...
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Saving program state

I've always wondered if I can snapshot a program's current state from memory, either to load again on the same PC or even possibly on another. It should ideally be a solution for an arbitrary ...
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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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Windows 7: application to check folder size in computer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Reclaiming disk space on Windows Best free tool to find largest files and folders on a drive I would like check my computer's C: drive for files that consume an lot ...
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Streaming parts of screen with server <- clients architecture

Are there any software to stream parts of screen to some hub. And at same time to be able to view this stream in some window? Why do I need this? In MMO games that have "fleet" or "party" function ...
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Microsofts File Checksum Integrity Verifier utility: How to exclude directories

I've been using the FCIV from microsoft to generate hashes of files (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/841290) But I just cannot figure out how the heck I should exclude directories or files. The site ...
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How do I access application folders on a Mac?

I have a software program where on a PC, I can access sub-folders where the owner's manual, sub-folders, etc. reside. It is cross-platformed and I installed on my Mac. How do I get to that ...
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How to run chrome in app mode without window frame?

I would like to run chrome in app mode without using a windows frame and the title bar? At the moment I start chrome in this way: chrome.exe --app=http://url.com --app-shell-host-windows-bounds. That ...
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Unknown .exe file

I downloaded a program called glasswire to see which programs are using the internet. One program doesn't show in task manager and I can't find out what it does. Does someone know what it is or how I ...
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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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Running OpenGL Apps on Android x86 4.4 R1 in virtual machine

I want to use Android x86 on a virtual machine on Windows 8.1 Pro, but I have Problems with OpenGl. I use the news Android Version (x86 4.4-r1) but I had also tried RC2. Android x86 is always ...
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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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Start Windows 8 app from program with elevated rights

I'm having a problem: I have to run a application (SetPoint from Logitec) as administrator for it to work properly. However, it is now impossible to let the application start an app - I tried the ...
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What might cause Windows Store to run in the background?

Why might the windows store app be running in the background of a computer that has never been online? The computer has only just had the OS loaded, there is nothing else on it. In task manager I ...
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How can I check if an installed Firefox OS app is hosted or packaged?

An app for Firefox OS can either be hosted or packaged: Hosted means that a copy of the app’s manifest file is installed locally while all other files are hosted online. Packaged means that all ...