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Using Beyond Compare to diff images on Win 7 command line

Can I use Beyond Compare on Windows 7 command line (cmd or Cygwin) to compare 2 images' content (their file format could vary, so I can't use a byte comparison) in a batch file? If so, how do I ...
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What are the small details Windows and Linux users will trip on when using OSX for the first time?

Like any other Apple product, OS X prides itself on the little details. When, earlier last week, I used my professor's Mac briefly to give a quick project presentation (mine decided to do a chkdsk at ...
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Would Windows XP provide better performance than Windows 7 on Intel Atom Z520?

I've bought a netbook Asus Eee 1101HA with Intel Atom Z520 1,33GHz and Windows 7. Even though it is used for basic things (web browsing and simple photo edition in Picasa), its performance is ...
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How to verify if a clean windows 7 install was done or an upgrade over vista was what the tech did?

I'd like to know if the install was truly done as a clean Windows 7 or If the windows 7 was installed over the vista as an upgrade - 32 bit and ultimate verstion? I noticed hp game stuff (wild tanget ...
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How can Powershell on Windows 7 diff two files?

Can Powershell on Windows 7 diff two files on the hard drive? Sometimes a text compare is helpful, but otherwise just telling whether a file is identical to another file is helpful. thanks. Update: ...
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What has really changed in Windows 7?

Well I was a user of Windows Vista and I was so bugged by it that I finally chose to "upgrade" to Windows XP again... The problems I faced with Vista was the same as my fellow comrades faced primarily ...
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What does Windows 7 Professional have that Home Premium doesn't?

The compare site lists XP mode, Join Domain and network backup. There must be other differences. If not, what are the real values in these features? I'm trying to decide which to get. I will be ...
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What features have been removed in Windows 7 and Windows Vista?

I am thinking of upgrading from XP, but I heard they removed lots of features. What have they removed?
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Why wouldn't I want to run Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise x64 instead of Windows 7 Ultimate x64?

I'm currently running Windows 7 RC and I'm ready to pave and reinstall on my laptop. Are there features in Windows 7 I won't have access to if I install Server 2008 R2? Are there applications or ...
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What are the feature differences between Windows 7 Enterprise and Ultimate?

Are there any feature differences between Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 7 Enterprise, or is the only difference licensing? Microsoft's Compare editions page doesn't list Enterprise, but their Windows ...
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Why do I need Windows XP mode in Windows 7?

Tomorrow on 15th of July Microsoft is staring pre-order of Windows 7. I compared the three editions ("Which one is right for you?") for me. The main difference is "Windows XP Mode" in Professional and ...