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Changing Resolution When Power is Disconnected

I recently purchased a laptop with a 4k display which is very nice, but also very power hungry. I was looking into a way to reduce the display resolution when the laptop is unplugged thus forcing the ...
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How to monitor events of process start and exit under Linux?

Under Windows, we can use Process Monitor to monitor various activities of all processes, such as events of process start and exit. Is there a similar tool under Linux?
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Schedule task when USB device (Keyboard) is unplugged and plugged in

So I would like to schedule a task to run a specific command when a certain hardware (usb) device is unplugged, then another command when it is plugged in. The commands: #Unplug nircmd monitor off #...
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The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) did not load: dam fphlx

I've noticed this in my event viewer. Is there any way to figure out what is that fphlx driver? I've tried looking it up but didn't find anything.
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How to check ping failure in logs/event viewer?

Ping had failed(Request timed out) to a target windows 7 system(192.168.0.31) continuously (continuous timed outs) for a time period of one minute. In the target system 192.168.0.31(windows server ...
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Auto forward Outlook event invitations as text or Gmail-readable format without notification

I've searched everywhere for a solution but couldn't find anything. I've even found a VBA script that supposedly does this but it showed an error of failing to execute. Is it possible to: ...
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How can I track which software/process created or updated a Windows Sychronization Event Object?

I have an application which sets a Windows Synchronization Event Object. Recently I've seen indications that some other application may be setting/modifying that same object. Is there a way I can ...
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Catching screens turning on/off and running script or program when it happens

I'm attempting to automatize lights around the man cave, ideally i would like to have the lights to be on as long as the computer screens are on and the lights go off when screensaver kicks in, ...
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xbindkeys works only few times or at least once

I have enabled reaction on thumb button of my MX Master under Debian 8 with xbindkeys. My configuration is: # the Alt+Left is receive as distinct event. "gnome-terminal" m:0xc + c:23 Control+...
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Pass null arguments into a scheduled task xml file

I am trying to run a batch file when some specific events occurs and I want to pass some null arguments to one of my tasks. The problem is that I don't know how. I have tried a lot of combinations ...
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XML query of event log not working

I have been looking for a query to act as a trigger in the Task Scheduler. I want to restart my VPN if it RASClient ends (EventID 20226) for any reason except code 631 (The port was closed by the user)...
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What causes ‘Has Stopped Working’ CLR20r3 errors for PowerShell?

My question is specific to the CLR20r3 error ONLY, for PowerShell instances ONLY. I can't seem to pin down which thread ended up causing this, but I'm going to open one of my applications that's ...
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How can I tell my Linux installation to handle the brightness ketys with ACPID?

I want to manually control my brightness keys making a event on /etc/acpi/events. Only that there is a problem, when I press the brightness up/down keys, the brighness changes (I think that the BIOS ...
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Copy file on file change in Windows 8.1

I would like to set up a rule in Windows 8.1 to copy a certain file to another location whenever it changes. How can I accomplish this?
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 Flagging specific people for specific events

At work, my section has created a "team calendar", and I have been tasked to update that calendar. The calendar will inform the team of special events and dates that we should be aware of. In June, ...
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How to restart mouse tracking in X windows?

I'm on a Centos 4 32 bit machine and have connected from my MacBook via VNC to a DISPLAY created with vncserver. All was working well for the past month, then suddenly today, the mouse stopped ...
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Outlook 2007: Is There an Event That Fires If a Rule Is Being Enabled or Disabled

I have written a bunch of macros that allow me to enable or disable a specific Outlook rule (i.e., delayed sending of messages) via a toolbar button. They also change the button's appearance to show ...
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Windows server 2003 deletion of event logs

I would like to clear the contents in the security event (security.evtx) using DOS commands in windows server 2003. I get an error: The file is being used by another process. Should I stop the event ...
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How to monitor BTRFS filesystem raid for errors?

I saw some documentation on a daemon that can execute a program/script for various BTRFS events, but I cannot find it anymore. How can I have a script/program be executed on a drive failure for a ...
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Event viewer lock/unlock event ID? [duplicate]

Is it possible to track the event when a user manually locked the station (by pressing Windows + L) in event viewer or in the registry? I am using Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.
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Send simulated mouse/keyboard events in windows without programming

I have an windows app and I want to send click event on it's window. for example in android and using ADB.exe I use this code: adb.exe shell input x,y
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How can I get an email alert after a program is done executing?

How can I get an email after an application execution is completed in windows? I have tried using Task Scheduler, however I am not able to figure out what event ID or how to configure email. If not ...
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How can I get a sound to play when I insert a specific USB drive in Windows 8?

So I get that Windows 8 has removed the ability to execute autorun instructions from a USB drive, so I was wondering if there was some alternative to that, where say, I could detect the drive and run ...
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Computer randomly shutting down

Well guys, whenever i play a game my computer will crash after a random amount of time, it doesnt appear to shut down if i leave it idle, it started off 2 months ago, and is starting to happen more ...
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How do I really enable events in Word VBA?

I've found the instructions to enable events, but this does not always work. When I create a new document from a template events are not enabled. I've got the class module to have word run with ...
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Enable Touch Events Chrome

Google Chrome used to have an option for enabling touch events in the browser. F12->Overrides->Enable Touch Events. With the latest version of Google Chrome for the desktop I can't for the life of me ...
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How are windows low level mouse events handled? [closed]

I couldn't find info anywhere around and im a bit curious, from C# where you have all nice buttons and classes and events to do all you please, im wondering how is this really implemented in a low ...
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Getting Microsoft Security Essentials to alert me when a threat has been found

Is there a way of getting Microsoft Security Essentials to alert me when a threat has been found? I recently went through the log tab of Windows Defender and found a number of threats in the ...
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Is an event registered when a monitor comes out of Power Saving Mode?

I am using task scheduler to fire a program when someone logs in, unlocks the station, and I would like to do it when the screen turns back on prior to locking. IE the power savings turns off the ...
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Windows custom sound events

Say for example I want to make windows 7 play a sound every time I open Firefox This is what I do: With regedit I create the following: HKEY_CURRENT_USER->AppEvents->EventLabels->Firefox (default = ...
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Excel 2010: dynamic update of drop down list based upon datasource validation worksheet changes

I have one worksheet for setting up the data sources of multiple data validation lists. in other words, I'm using this worksheet to provide drop down lists to multiple other worksheets. I need to ...
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Calculating duration of event overlaps in Excel. How? [closed]

I have a long list of events with start and end times. I need to calculate the amount of time that a number of events or more are happening simultaneously (e.g. the amount of time that X or more ...
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How to detect when a specific piece of USB hardware is plugged in?

I'd like to automate some things by starting an app when a USB wifi router is plugged in. How do I detect that in Windows 7?
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Script/ Macro in Excel, by clicking on a cell

There's something I want to do in Excel 2010. Specifically, I want to be able to make the open sheet load data from a text file, by clicking -important- on a cell of the current open worksheet. So ...
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Linux Mint syslog file?

I was checking my syslog file in the var/log directory. I am using Linux Mint. First of all, the log file is only showing the log for today's date. The log for yesterday is not showing. Does the ...
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How do I detect Windows turning on/off display (going to away mode)?

I'm trying to find a way to detect when my computer decides I've been away (no user input) long enough to turn off the display. That also means I'm not watching movies and the OS is not prohibited ...
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What keeps turning my monitor on?

I've got a laptop that's suffered some chassis damage that makes it very cumbersome to open/close the laptop. Normally, the metal ends of the LCD hold onto the chassis, but in this case the magnesium ...
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Internet access status, windows 7 event viewer

I have a pc working 24/7 and the internet connection disconnect and reconnect several times in the day, and I would like to know log history of the internet status logged by this pc, is it possible ...
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Create an Email Receive Event

How can I create a Windows event to do somethings (i.e. open some programs) when I receive a GMail e-mail? I am using Windows 7
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Correlating strace output to source code function calls

I'm trying to fix a keyboard problem in a Linux application which I have the source code for. The application starts a TCP server and sends local keyboard and mouse events to connected clients. What's ...
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Configure a Performance Monitor alert for a process that runs occasionally?

I've been playing with Performance Monitor in Windows 7 and have been able to create a data collector set that monitors a process and logs an alert when Private Bytes exceeds some threshold. I want to ...
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Rsync when connected to specific wifi, linux

I want to do actions when connected to a specific network. One of those things is rsync to a client/server on the network. How can i do it? I'm guessing ACPI but i don't know anything for a SPECIFIC ...
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Accidentally deleted windows event logs, what is file extension?

Hey I accidentally deleted windows logs I needed but I havent wrote anything to the disk and I have a third party file restore program so I was wondering if anyboddy knew the file extension of windows ...
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Outlook 2010 reminders keep popping up even if closed

Today when I got to work and started my computers I got a event reminder for my last events last friday. I closed the reminder, but perhaps 10 minutes later it pops up again, and another 10 minutes ...
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Microsoft Outlook not setting times to p.m?

When I go to add in a reoccurring appointment into Outlook it does not let me set the time to p.m? When I set the start time I have tried scrolling down on the arrow to 3 p.m and even typing/ changing ...
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Is there a way to see what shutdown the computer?

I had many programs opened and was typing a message in my web browser and suddenly a window asking me something popped up. I think I was in the middle of typing the word "for" but whatever button I ...
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How to monitor (ACPI?) events and keypresses in linux?

I'm using Arch Linux (Ubuntu or Gentoo are also available) I'd like to configure my Dell Latitude XT Tablet to my liking. I need to know/handle all events that are forwarded to OS. There are several ...
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Win7 activation

Yesterday the computer asked me to I activate it, because "more hardware changed"... No one of them changed really, the last hw changing was in the last year in this notebook. What I did? I don't ...
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Is there an exhaustive list of what Windows logs or can log?

I know that there is the event log, but that's not where it stops. There are logs for MSI executables, device logs, setup and installation, performance logs, and so on. It's probably quite a long list;...
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Accept and Decline button missing in thunderbird when receiving an invitation

I'm using Thunderbird 12.0.1 with the following add-ons for the calendar: Lightning 1.4 Provider for Google calendar 0.9 I'm working with Ubuntu 12.04 When I receive an event invitation from ...