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

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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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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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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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Install two different versions of same application on OSX?

A friend of mine is running OSX, and wants to install two versions of World of Warcraft onto the same machine: one being the current official retail version, the second being a much older ("Vanilla") ...
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Installed applications in descending order of use?

To move from an old XP host to a new Windows 7 host, I need to go through the list of applications that I use. Ideally, I'd like to find a (GUI) tool that list all installed applications in descending ...
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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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Where is Windows 8's “package cache” for store applications?contd

Here's Where is Windows 8's "package cache" for store applications? in which I read about Bob's answer and did exactly what his post said.But on downloading the apps through any web ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to sync Windows Sticky Notes with Google Keep?

Was wondering if there was a way for everything that I put on a Sticky Note on Windows, it would automatically make the same note in my Google Keep account.
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Windows slowing down minimized processes

When I minimize the window of a program that is performing some computation - is active, it slows down, if not becoming idle like the OS lowers its priority. When I maximize the window - restore it, ...
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Change the MacOS MenuBar name of a Chrome Save-Application App

I created an app for a page (say reddit.com) that I visit often using the Chrome Save as Application shellScript. When I did so, I had two problems: The reddit.com icon was not the icon of my ...
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Time tracker with open API for Mac

I am building a local web app with API that will handle some project management tasks, like creating projects, tracking them, sending notification about deadlines and so on. Now I am looking for some ...
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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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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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ASP.NET application not working in Network Share

I have a ASP.NET application. While I try to access network share it is throwing an error. I have created a domain user and given permissions to that user. The following permission are given: ...
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Live updated virtual notice board

Is there an application that can serve this purpose: Create an environment where several people can contribute, read/write Give a live notification if the environment was changed Handle at least 5 ...
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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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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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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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Some Applications are being displyed half cut down on my wide screen monitor

I have 20-inch Samsung LCD. Some application are displayed half on the screen. There is nothing wrong with the LCD or any other hardware. Every thing else is working fine. However some software ...
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How do you delete all the music from an iphone4s on a new computer without deleting apps and other content?

I recently got a new computer, and I've been downloading more and more music to my external hard drive both on my previous computer and this one. About a month ago I tried syncing my phone with my ...
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Extra space when starting application with arguments using batch?

Any idea why there is an extra space before the argument? Thank you. http://s7.postimg.org/ee1fbtye3/extraspace.png @ECHO OFF SET EXEPATH=D:\Games\StarForge\StarForge.exe SET ARGS=-nolog START "" ...
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Streaming programs, windows

A while ago I stumbled across a program for Windows that allows program streaming, ie. running an program without installation. I now have need of this program, but after extensive googling and ...
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Chrome: zoom in Apps

It is easily possible to zoom into normal websites in Google's Chrome. But in Chrome-Apps this feature seems to be disabled. Is this a Chrome restriction or is this App-specific behavior? Or is there ...
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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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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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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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Trying to install an .ipa file on iPhone 4 results in “[appname] failed to install”

I am trying to install moodRhythm, and Ad Hoc application distributed by means of an .ipa/.zip file, onto an iPhone 4 (here is the .ipa). When I add the app to my iTunes library and click'n'drag it to ...
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Backup Note Anytime files

I am using the Note Anytime app on Windows 8. I want to save my files, that are transcripts/notes of lectures (and therefore very important to me), but I can't find the files. So how can I backup the ...
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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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Sphinx 4(speech recognition) is it for commend or changing speech to text

i am trying to design application in java and i need to use speech recognition in my application not for sending commend to the computer but for changing every speech to text,is that one of Sphinx 4 ...
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How do you close MacShellBundle in an application that is in the trash?

I am trying to permanently delete Zumo Drive from my computer, which is running OSX 10.6.8. I have removed ZumoDrive.app from the Applications folder and moved it to the trash. When I attempt to ...
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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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Launch apps in Chrome using keyboard only?

You can launch the Web app version of Tweetdeck like this: Ctrl+T for new tab Ctrl+L for address bar Start typing "web.twe..." <enter> The closest I've found for Chrome apps (since they lack ...
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What apps are supported by my HP printer?

With the new HP-Connected web site and all, there are options to add/install apps that work with your printer. I have purchased a new 4625, but it seems that all the apps I am trying to install, I ...
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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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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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Own domain Gmail - How to get it to send through a domain which is not my primary one?

I have 3 domains (not alias domains) attached to my Google Apps account. I cannot find the option to allow mail to be sent by a domain other than my primary one. I even set up DKIM authentication ...
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How can I launch single instanced applications multiple times on the same machine without VMWare?

I have a game in which I want to test how many players are able to join a multiplayer game - the problem is that my VMWare machines return "Graphics Hardware not supported on this platform" when I try ...
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How to reduce lag on a server?

I have an application client that connects to our server. Our customers download it and use, but some of them are getting bad lag spikes. Server seems to be running pretty fine, but the problem ...
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Windows 7 hangs if I open apps that connect to internet

Windows 7 hangs every time I open any application that connects to internet. Chrome, IE, Outlook, VLC Player all have the same problem. This problem started appearing only since yesterday. Its ...
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Application to monitor use of applications?

To make it easier to migrate users from XP to Windows 7 or 8, I'd like to let an application run for several days to list applications that people use, so I know which ones are really important to ...
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Win8 Firewall Apps blocked

i set the Win8 Advanced Firewall to "Block all outgoing connections". Problem is now i can get neither the winstore nor my mail apps to access my microsoft account data (e.g. outlook.com email or sign ...
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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 ...