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Do different compilers produce different machine code file formats for Windows? [closed]

Under Windows, if someone compiled a C++ source code with gcc, would the output file formats and extensions be different from other C++ compilers? And are the output files extensions and formats of ...
0
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0answers
84 views

Running exe generated with GCC using cygwin without admin rights

So this awesome company that I work for has a picky IT department that doesn't allow developers to have admin rights. What is the best way to go about running a .exe generated from Cygwin GCC without ...
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1answer
46 views

c++ redistributable error

I'm trying to install Itunes on a Windows 7 64 bit I've seen similar questions on the web, most from 2010, I need new solutions, I saw many solutions, I need a definitive one, I can't try this and ...
0
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3answers
487 views

How do I escape spaces in command line in Windows?

I have a similar problem like this How do I escape spaces in command line in Windows without using quotation marks? But it seems I can't use the carets C:\>C:\Program^ Files^ (x86)\Adobe\Reader^ ...
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2answers
89 views

Remove Memory From a Program

Say you have program.exe that is taking up 100kb of your memory. Are you able to reduce it to 0kb so it theoretically can't run? Taskmgr.exe may say that it is running, but if it's reduced to 0kb, ...
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2answers
204 views

Building Fish 2.0 shell under Cygwin

I wanted to have a fish shell under my cygwin instance and I wanted it so bad that I've event tried to build it but with no luck. I've gone through all the prerequisites like installing autoconf, ...
0
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2answers
275 views

How does the OS generate a random socket port?

I'm wondering how the OS makes sure that the clients don't get the same "random"(binding the socket by setting the port to 0) port as any other client in the network, since I want to communicate using ...
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2answers
323 views

Command to test if system is Windows or Unix [closed]

I'm looking for a shell command in unix that has a non zero output that is uniform across all unix platforms (for example will allways return 1 on a unix system) and also has no (or zero value) output ...
1
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2answers
251 views

limiting the hard drive read speed for a program c++

Is there a way to limit how fast a program can read from files without slowing the program itself down?
1
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3answers
601 views

How can I virtualize an ARM machine in Windows?

I'm interested in develop some programs that use OpenCV but I want this to run on ARM environment. Can be virtualized the ARM under Windows environment with VMWare or VirtualBox or something? Thanks ...
5
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2answers
192 views

Boot windows 7 from a disk image of custom format

Windows 7 has an ability to boot from alternative sources besides plain disk partitions - for example it can boot natively from VHD or WIM. Is the handling of above mentioned formats hardcoded into ...
4
votes
4answers
496 views

Why is c++ process much slower than on other machine with same hardware/software?

I have a c++ program (compiled with visual studio 2010 for windows x64) which does some mathematical optimization and has no interactive elements (the (single) process is just started via console and ...
2
votes
1answer
488 views

Is there a way to copy the file paths of ALL active windows' opened files? (for saving and restoring your Windows session across a restart)

There is a program I know of called Twinsplay - Professional Edition, which among its other functions, can 'session save' your current open files (i.e. user-opened files - whatever is actively ...
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6answers
7k views

How to cause a BSOD on Windows XP and newer versions?

Is there a way to programmatically cause a BSOD on Windows XP and newer versions? How? BTW just to clarify, this is not for malicious purposes. The client requested to be able to shut down/reboot a ...
1
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2answers
3k views

Problem using c++ library

i'm trying to use an executable file (written in c) that calls a c++ library. I'm getting this error in my Windows 2008 box: Faulting application name: sample.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: ...
14
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3answers
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Which versions of C++ redistributables can I remove?

I have a number of Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 and 2008 Redistributable and I would like to know which ones are safe to remove, because there are actually more than 10 installed on my computers. ...
1
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4answers
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How do I execute a script or program on Windows Shut Down

I want to run a exe or bat file when window shut down? I want to unmount few drives , which are mounted by my application , when user shutdown the system. For that I need to execute another exe on ...
1
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4answers
879 views

alt-tab alternative

Let's consider the following scenario: In my desktop machine i have two applications opened side by side, a browser and a text editor(half size of the display for each application). How can I switch ...