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

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Windows 8.1 WindowsApps Folder Permissions

I read some threads about people who were able to modify metro apps files (WindowsApps dir) on Windows 8. However, I cannot do this on Windows 8.1. I am an administrator and even when I take the ...
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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 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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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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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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Change focused window on set interval

On Windows 7, how to do I set it up so that the focused application automatically changes on pre-programmed intervals? I am running a frame grabber application, a web browser, and a photo slideshow. ...
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Access to Remote App requires login to remote Desktop

I have a remote app (using remote desktop) which I am happy for users to log into. But at the moment, when the user clicks on the link/icon on the web page to activate the app: • The Remote App ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Unable to start the Genymotion virtual device

I installed Genymotion and VirtualBox successfully and download 1 of the virtual machines. but when I run the Genymotion, receive this error!
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Do chrome desktop apps use the proxy?

I have the chrome browser on my linux laptop, and Chrome starting supporting web apps that can run on your desktop, instead of in the browser. So in my browser I configured a proxy, which is working ...
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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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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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Where did my MacBook Apps Startup Icons go?

I've looked at previous answers but still can't figure out how to restore those Apps Icons to the bottom of my Monitor. They're all under Applicions but not showing up in their bottom menu as there ...
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How to debug a Win32 GUI program if OllyDbg does not open it?

Basically I followed the tutorial in this website: How to get the serial number of a program with OllyDbg. I got "Nothing found *" in PEiD, with Subsysytem = "Win32 GUI", and V. Size & R. Size ...
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Google Apps Business gmail stop logoff and popham SMS verification

I work in company 400people, we use Gmail for Business. We not given password to mail for our employers for secure reasons. Hard drivers are encrypted so they need only one password to log in. But i ...
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How to hide KDE applications under Gnome Shell Menu?

I want to have both desktop environments on a single machine - e.g. for different users. But I don't want to see KDE apps under Gnome. How to do that?
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Start C# application here from right click menu

I would like to be able to run an application from right-clicking on windows 7. I would like this to be similar to how you can "open a command prompt here" by shift-right-clicking in a folder. This ...
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Windows firewall blocks internet connection for application from network share

this is my setup: Windows 7 home premium Windows firewall with inbound and outbound traffic blocked by default, file and printer sharing and some basic Windows services allowed Tinywall to control ...
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Pen Testing a process control system?

I am planning to perform a penetration test on a process control system that is not facing the internet (for a project at work.) I have some ideas on how to perform a basic pen test (port scanning, ...
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how to remove apps tab in the same line as chrome logo and most visited? (google chrome)

How do I remove the apps tabs in my Google chrome? (See image below) By the way, those two app tabs are empty. I have already tried to right click on them, but that did not do what I wanted, since ...
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Analyze data flow between Windows Applications/Processes?

I am currently tasked with creating a "Software Usage Map" for my work; the map should show all the different applications being used, and how they related to one another... for example, if data is ...
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OS X Application icons missing after filesystem tampering

A while back I installed some Google software, I forget what it was, but it was something that attached itself to Google Chrome and was un-uninstallable short of uninstalling all of Chrome. It was a ...
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Having trouble setting up server runtimes for Rational Application Developer 9

I've just installed Rational Application Developer 9 on Windows 7 with all of the profiles available. So, if I go to Window --> Preferences --> Server --> Runtime Environments, I see a list of the ...
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Choosing Audio-out for Apps

I have a question regarding the use of seperate audio outputs for seperate apps. So I would theoretically be able to put music on speakers while listening to something different on headphones. (not ...
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Ways to prioritize one application over the others for CPU/RAM usage? (music skipping in iTunes)

My Windows-7 PC seems to handle running a demanding video game, iTunes, firefox with multiple tabs open, and Resource Monitor pretty well at the same time. Things usually run smoothly, but: The song ...
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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 "" ...