To debug is to attempt to locate and remove errors (bugs) in a computer system.

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Can I prevent browser extensions from logging messages to the Firefox console?

The error messages generated by the web page I'm building are being drowned in a ton of console messages that are being produced by browser addons/extensions. Can I limit the console messages to be ...
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What causes “host process for windows services stopped working and was closed”?

When computer (32-bit Windows Vista 32-bit 6.0 Home Premium SP 2) randomly has a "Host Process for Windows Services stopped working and was closed" error: This popup message simply occur out of ...
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from what I read, “grub>” is a linux-thing, so how come it appeared on my pc?

Ok, here's what I get when trying to boot into my Windows 7 Ultimate installation: First, there's something about SLIC LOADER v 1.4.6, followed by a bunch of non informative information and a ...
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How to debug Remote Desktop Connection when intranet connection works, but not external

How can I setup Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) when I've exhausted all my known searchable resources? I am attempting to set up Remote Desktop Connection on my Windows 7 Ultimate version and have ...
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Target a different partition using: sfc /scannow

I have a PC with two partitions; one with Windows 8 installed and the other with Windows 10. Unfortunately I have a problem with the Windows 10 partition as described here: http://answers.microsoft....
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In Aptana how do you have it search all your code?

I installed Aptana and heard you can have it search all your code for debugging. Please help me find that area to do this. I am searching for a file being used that is messing up my CSS and my code ...
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How to list all the File accessed by a process? (also released)

I'm trying to get a list of files accessed by a specific process by having either its process ID or by launching it under some command line utility. I tried xperf but the documentation is really ...
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Diagnosing slow Excel spreadsheets?

A client contacted me, complaining of Excel spreadsheets that were taking far too long to open. They use Excel for creating invoices, so they have hundreds of Excel spreadsheets with light formatting ...
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How to prevent Chrome from refreshing page when viewing source?

When viewing page source in Google Chrome, the browser opens a new tab and basically pastes the URL in with the view-source: prefix. This is undesirable. As a developer, I may include some diagnostic ...
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Repeat last test in debug mode in Visual Studio 2013

It is possible to repeat the last test, but in debug mode? When running the last test (even when I manually last ran it in debug mode), it will run without debug mode. I thought perhaps I could map ...
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DDD is going haywire on my computer, how to fix it?

I am fairly new to DDD, and to Linux at all to be honest. On my university lab I use DDD to debug the code, it works quite well. That's not the case in my own personal laptop. For starters, I don't ...
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Why is my mac so slow? - No programs open but “app memory” high

I simply can't figure out why my Mac is running so slow. Here's what I've tried: Closing applications (including Firefox and Chrome) Shutting down my computer Entering "sudo purge" in the terminal ...
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Could not find debuginfo for main pkg: blas-3.2.1-4.el6.x86_64

I'm trying to use gdb with my code, but it's giving me an error: Missing separate debuginfos, use: debuginfo-install blas-3.2.1-4.el6.x86_64 libtool-ltdl-2.2.6-15.5.el6.x86_64 Trying to install the ...
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Visual Studio not auto-building when I press the debug button

I'm writing code in Visual Studio but whenever I want to test the application and press the green arrow for "Start debugging", Visual Studio does not automatically recompile the active solution for me ...
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Ubuntu 9.04, AMD and nVidia: How to determine cause of lockup?

I have a dual-core AMD with a GeForce 9500 card, and have been experiencing random lockups. I haven't found a way to reproduce them, but the only thing that works is to power off - the machine is ...
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How can I monitor and log an application?

I am trying to run an application but it closes after a few seconds without giving any error message. Is there an application that will collect a log of everything that the application did which I ...
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Debugging in IntelliJ on OSX El Capitan with multiple monitors

When debugging in IntelliJ on multiple monitors, if I set the debug panel as floating and move it to another screen, whenever I click on the floating panel it moves back to the screen that IntelliJ is ...
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netcat, nc, listen to several requests

I am trying to debug a network client. I just need to see several HTTP requests made in sequence. my first idea was o run nc -l 80, but it will keep open the socket after the first connection. Is ...
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How to debug WiFi errors on Windows?

Is there any way to get an error code from failed wireless connection attempts on Windows? Just having "Windows can't connect" doesn't help me debug my issue at all. Ideally, getting an error code or ...
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Debug website from PC - Problems with Samsung devices

some users of our website are experiencing some problems with the layout of our website. Users affected have: Samsung S5, Samsung ACE 4 and Samsung Grand Neo. They all use the default android browser. ...
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Microsoft update (MSU) does not find updates for other Microsoft products (e.g. Office) after MSU update

This post relates to an earlier thread of mine to fix a problem with Microsoft Update (MSU) during which I had to re-install MSU under Windows 7, 64bit, SP1. I installed this Microsoft update to fix ...
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VBA/Macros Runtime Error Fix (Run-time error '13': Type mismatch)

Run-time error '13': Type mismatch Is the error code. A previous person made a macros which hides all blank rows and assigned it to a button. Recently someone made some changes which affected many ...
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How to make Windows 10 BSOD show more details like older versions of Windows

I would like to know if there's any way to make Windows 10 show more details when crashing like windows 7 did. And on this link to Microsoft developer net how to attach a debugger if it's possible ...
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Install Windows 8 update on Windows 10

I am creating a program in C# that uses Novation Launchpads, which are MIDI devices. Therefore I am using the functions midiInNumDevs and midiOutNumDevs and I am trying to make the program ...
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Windows 10 - Most of taskbar completely stopped working

I've had W10 running on my laptop now for quite a while, and haven't had problems as of yet. This morning I turned on my laptop, and figured out that the start menu, search, battery, wifi, sound, ...
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FTP connection error with one service provider

I’ve had FTP access to a number of websites for some years using Dreamweaver on a Vista PC with Norton 360. I’ve just changed to a Windows 10 PC with Norton 360 and transfer the Dreamweaver ...
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How to debug Win7 shutdown-freeze and failure?

The actual question is really about "How can I debug" this (see below), but for background a bit more story: I'm running Windows7 64bit (fully updated) on a new Dell Precision M3800 (SDD drive) ...
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Why are Skype messages showing up out of order?

Recently, I saw a one-line Skype message dated 7:36 AM. I saw and responded to this message with one line at 9:39 AM. The other person wrote three lines back again in the early afternoon, which I did ...
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ASUS RT-N66U how to identify source of traffic spike

I have an ASUS RT-N66U as my home router. We are experiencing some traffic spikes in downloading over WiFi that slow all other activity to a crawl. Is there a way to identify the source (ip/host) of ...
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Is it secure to send strace log to third-party person?

I have some specific software - a console to access remote equipment. At some time it's UI starts to slow down too much (not because lack of resources but because some bug in that program). Developer ...
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Virtualized OSX can't see iPhone device

I've been running a VM with OSX for a while now while developing for iOS using an iPhone device. Everything was working fine until the update to El Capitan. Since the update, the iPhone is no longer ...
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OneDrive for Business for Mac 17.3.6296

Has anyone figured out how to enable logging or debug mode for OneDrive for Business for Mac 17.3.6296? There do not appear to be any options in the client. How about some kind of Terminal hack? ...
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Strange Unclearable Cache Issue with Gmail and Google Apps

I am having a strange issue with Gmail and Google Apps... have a look at this screenshot: http://cld.ly/f51ume notice the missing images for the rounded corners? Well this is not such a problem but ...
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How to invoke Pyscripter debugger

Using pythonwin, you can invoke the debugger by pywin.debugger.brk() Can you somehow do the same thing with pyscripter? The advantage of this method is that your code runs at normal speed until the ...
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Microsoft Word is skipping table caption numbers - how to debug?

I have a series of tables in a document. The caption numbers should be Table 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 etc. Unfortunately however, there is one being skipped (i.e. 3.1, 3.3, 3.4...). Perhaps this is because I ...
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debug Lexmark 08zero driver in Linux

Fedora 3: trying to make Lexmark Z24020 print (btw, I could not install driver on xubuntu >11 either because it is on a 64bit machine and the Lexmark driver is for 32bit only). It did work on same FC3 ...
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Eliminate cause of crash - if rooted on host

Is there a way to pin down the moments (e.g., 15 seconds) just before a program crashes on windows-xp-sp3? It would be interesting to inspect applications and executables and their communication and/...
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Need help using procmon to debug “Power surge on USB port”

Like many others, I've seen a power surge on usb port error message pop up on my computer. Tried the usual fixes including replacing usb equipment and drivers. No luck. However, I have noticed that ...
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Something is closing Chrome

On my machine, every time I open Chrome, it opens for about 2 seconds then closes. It doesn't become unresponsive, or come up with the "Woah Chrome has Crashed" message, it simply closes, as if ...
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What does the error message 0xC000041D mean?

I browsed with iexplore and it crashed with the message C000041D i.e. Unhandled exception at 0x7149B7C0 in iexplore.exe: 0xC000041D: An unhandled exception was encountered during a user ...
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Starting debug on OpenVswitch

I am configuring bond (LAPC) links (x4) between OVS and another device. I would like to see if OVS is receiving and considering negotiation packet. OVS is running inside a container where I cannot ...
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Is it possible to enable logging or any kind of debug mode for the Office Deployment Tool?

I'm having a difficult issue with installing Office 2016 using the Office Deployment Tool (ODT). The problem is compounded by the fact that I can't see any way to get information about what ODT is ...
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Transcend MTS400 SSD crashes my Acer C720 Chromebook, how to disable SATA power management in Chrome OS?

So I upgraded my Acer C720P Chromebook with a larger Transcend MTS400 SSD. However this SSD has a firmware bug, because of which it is incompatible with SATA power management (ALPM). This Transcend ...
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How can I program and debug c code on Fedora? [closed]

I know that in order to compile c on fedora I need to use gcc, but what about debug? How can I debug c on Fedora? What IDE can I use?
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What could cause an error in Windows 7 debugger tools installation?

My computer, a Windows 7 Dell laptop, has been suffering sudden restarts every so often these days. It's most commonly seen through a hesitation to re-connect to wifi after being asleep for a long ...
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How can I debug periodic 100% memory usage by services.exe?

I'm running Windows 7 SP1 on a MacBook Pro via Boot Camp (i.e. it boots natively). Recently services.exe started exhibiting behavior whereby every 15 minutes or so it will ramp up over the course of ...
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Chrome: Opening StdERR window unsolicited

When I open Chrome this window opens, too and fills itself with those logs. I dont know why it appears, I didnt command Chrome to show it, nor do I know how to get rid of it. If I want to close it, it ...
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Excel chart shows horizontal axis as the same value after pivot refresh

I have created a simple clustered column chart to display request volumes (y-axis) over time (x-axis, months). All of that is linked to a little CountIf table that sources data from a PivotTable (as ...
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What is the proper way of debugging a slow Windows installation?

You know the drill - you've been asked to check why your cousin's computer is running slow. I was right there yesterday. Being a Mac user since 2007 I haven't really dug deep in Windows internals in ...
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What is DDD trying to do when it gets busy after stopping on breakpoints and can I stop it preemptively?

Here's a common annoyance with DDD which I've experienced with many C++ projects. set a breakpoint, run and hit the breakpoint, right-click the display window and go to "New Display", click-drag to ...