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ProBook 4540s monitors

I would like to use my laptop screen and 2 external monitors independently. I have tried using a VGA splitter, but it did not work and someone told me that an HDMI VGA adapter won't work. How can I do ...
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Externally Control Application (Interface)

There is an application that I use as a mixer. It has a gui which looks like a mixer- some knobs and some faders, etc. If you don't know what I mean here is an example: A consistent issue I face is ...
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External flash lock [closed]

As flash is used to store executable code. Example like 1) microcontroller code is burned into internal flash. 2) microcontroller code is burned into external flash. As microcontrollers have ...
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External GPU for macbook / mac mini

We use a mix of macbook pros and mac minis, from time to time we do some quite complicated cad modelling which takes a long time to render is there a way to hook up an external graphics card to the ...
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AltGr on wireless keyboard connected to Dell 3350 laptop gives wrong result

I have tried several wireless keyboards connected to my Dell 3350 laptop and ALtGR always opens a new explorer window! Extremly irritating everytime I try to print @, £ etc. Can anyone help me solve ...
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Is there a way to connect Dell Latitude E4310 with one VGA to 2 external monitors without using docking station? [duplicate]

Is there a way to connect Dell Latitude E4310 with one VGA to 2 external monitors without using a docking station?
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Virtualbox boot from external HDD

I do I boot from a External HDD from virtualbox in Windows 8 but seems that virtualbox couldn't find external HDD. The HDD has Windows 7 on it
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external seagate drive clicking every now and then

Well, I am backing my data up and I hear a slight two tone click every now and then. Is that normal? I am using a 1TB backup plus. I can't remember ever hearing that before but I rarely use this ...
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External LAN access through 3G modem internet

I have a 3G modem, providing internet to a Windows XP, that is connected through Ethernet cable to a WAN port of a router. This router shares the Internet with my LAN. I want to access on machine of ...
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MySQL database on external encrypted hard drive

I want to move MySQL database installed on my "Windows 7 Enterprise" PC to an external hard drive which is PGP 2.0 encrypted. Could you please suggest how to do this?
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External hard drive not playing nice with usb hub

I have just purchased a new USB hub and am having issues getting it to work with my external hard drive. When I first plugged in the external hard drive, I received an error message stating it needed ...
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External HDD Mapped Drive Disconnects

On a Win 8 machine, I've connected a Samsung 2TB External HDD via USB, and mapped it to Drive T. However, it keeps 'dropping out' (?). When I plug it in, it is recognizedas Drive T. After a while - ...
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Remote Desktop from outside of the network stopped working

Remotely connecting to our server using an external IP ending in 188 is no longer working. None of the rules have changed. Below is a link for the rules on our SonicWall NSA 3500. I have tried ...
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Remote Desktop IP conflict

We have several outside users who connect to our server using the external IP. Everything has been configured correctly and it has worked for several years. Two days ago we had a test firewall (new ...
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WD My Book (10EAVS) doesn't show files

I have an external data device with many importat files on it (about 500 GB). when i try to show the files on my PC, it shows that the capacity is actually taken (500GB) but i see no files in it. ...
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Why are the external IP of my router not the same as the external IP of my computer

I have a standard network setup where all my network devices, both WIFI and ethernet, are connected to the same router. Lately, however, I've been experiencing some very strange behavior. It started ...
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Can I “export” a Restore point on an external HDD?

I would like to know if (in Win XP, 7 & 8) you can "export" a restore point to an external HDD? Why can't I choose a path to where I would like to have the RP created?
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Working with an external button box [closed]

I tried this question on Stack Overflow, but I was pointed here, so here goes: For a new project for myself, I am looking for a way to be able to (for example) open a pop-up window on my laptop, by ...
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How to turn on laptop with external power button [duplicate]

I want to turn a laptop into a desktop computer by connecting it to a monitor and mouse & keyboard, however, it is very annoying to have to open and close the lid every time i want to turn it ...
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Funny issue with external USB device interface

Just out of curiosity: A friend had a WD external case + SATA 2.5 disk, which fell on the floor and broke. The disk ended in trash (uprepairable). Out of the broken case, i took the PCB, a model of ...
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How to browse to the IIS homepage on an external device after installing Windows Server 2012?

I installed Windows Server 2012, in my home network I can type the ip address of the server in any browser, on any device and the IIS homepage opens up. When I want to open the website on an ...
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Powerpoint 2007 external links malfunction after saving as a ppsx file

After having created a PowerPoint 2007 presentation (external links to Word documents in the presentation, I saved the file as a .ppsx file. Everything works fine except for the hyperlinks. It seems ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium External Drives [duplicate]

I have two external USB drives that when connected assign the same drive letter to both. I have changed to drive name without any luck. Any suggestions as to how to get around this?
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Can an external keyboard be hooked up to the lenovo ultrabook ideapad U310?

Can an external keyboard be hooked up to this laptop? The screen is cracked and I am now looking to connect the computer to a monitor and external keyboard for usage.
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Share external USB HDD between PC and TV

I bought an external hard drive which I would like to use for media storage. I managed to connect the HDD to the USB port of my wireless router and to use it as a network drive. So I can save movies ...
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You need to format the disk in drive… a more mysterious case

This problem has almost drives me crazy. I DIY my first PC since 1993 and have never been facing such an unsolvable problem at all, without any clues!!!! I have a DIY PC running XEON E3-1230 and a ...
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What to do when a drive is no more recognized under Linux?

I was salvaging a hard drive with damaged sectors using a bash script performing calls to ddrescue. That drive was known as /dev/sdc and connected in eSata via an ExpressCard. I could not find any ...
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Can't boot into linux on gpt-partition external drive on a pc

I've got an external HDD "Seagate Backup Plus 1TB". It's partitioned using the GPT scheme and carries two file partitions, an hfs+ OSX partition with OSX operating system installed, and an ext4 ...
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Windows-based external HDD won't show up as any hardware on any OS

I gave my 2 TB Seagate external HDD to a fried who tried attaching it to her MacBook Air. She gave it back saying That nothing happened. So I read up a bit about NTFS and FAT32, etc, and didn't worry ...
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IP Address - Convert Internal Address to External Address

I am new to networking and I am wondering if it is possible that there is a way you can convert an internal IP address and convert that to an external IP address. Thanks!
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ddwrt not relaying external ip addres in from an external request

I have a problem where all external requests are logged or interpreted like they are originating from the router as the log shows shows the routers ip rather then the originating clients IP. I'm ...
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How to seek only video with external audio in mplayer?

I have a separate video and audio file. The audio basically would cover only a part of the video. They differ greatly in length with the video being much longer. (My video is several hours long while ...
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Can I access keyboard history without a keylogger?

By accident I wrongly typed a password (twice) that I completely forgot, when I was encrypting my external Toshiba drive with PGP Disk. I have no backup, nor *.krp files to repair my key, but I am ...
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Mounting local external hard drive on a remote machine

I have an external hard drive, which stores extremely large files. This is LOCAL and is connected to my laptop/desktop. I run many different programs on a REMOTE Linux server. I need to use some of ...
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How do I disassemble Transcend StoreJet 25A3 external hard disk?

I have a portable hard disk that is from Transcend, and I want to use that hard disk inside my laptop. But I am stuck at opening the disassembling the hard disk from the case. I removed the only ...
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External drive put inside computer as 2nd drive, will it keep files already on it in tact, or will it auto format it?

If I take my external drive and put it inside my computer as a second drive, if it already has stuff on it, like music, files, ect.. will it keep them intact or format it automatically?
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Can I recover data from external HDD or do I format and lose it all?

I have a Maxtor external HDD 500GB but haven't used it for a year or so. I have plugged it into a new laptop as the one I used it with before is busted. I know that there is a ton of data on the HDD ...
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Reading an external Mac hard disk from Windows

I changed to Windows 7 64bit from a Mac. Unfortunately Windows will not read the external hard disk I was using for my Mac. How can I start using the disk from Windows without deleting the files?
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Setting up 2 external monitors on a laptop with VGA splitter

I have a laptop with a graphics card that supports 2 displays. I would like to know the easiest way to set it up so I can close my laptop lid and use 2 external monitors (unique displays). I use it ...
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Seagate external hard drive shortcut issue

I have a Seagate external hard drive which normally works perfectly fine. When I plug it in and try to open it, all my folders show as shortcuts. When I attempt to open the shortcuts, it tells me: ...
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why does my external keyboard attached to my laptop does not work with power cable plugged in to laptop

I have attached an external keyboard(USB) to my laptop dell inspiron 1525. Problem is i am able to use the keyboard with the power cable unplugged , but as soon as the power cable is plugged in i am ...
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How to connect two monitors to a DELL Inspiron 5520 15R

I have a DELL 5520 notebook. The machine has two graphic cards working together (intel 4000 and radeon 7670). I'm trying to connect it to two external monitors. I also tried to set it up to 1 monitor ...
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External TV tuner for my monitor?

I'm living in the dorms at the moment. So, I have access to the standard TV cable. The problem is that I have only HDMI, DVI, and VGA ports in my monitor(it's a monitor after all). I was wondering if ...
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My existing external RAID 1 will not show on my new motherboard

I had two identical (external) WD 1Tb HDD that I set up in RAID 1 NOT through BIOS. I forgot how I did it (just followed some instructions online how to do it through Disk Management). But the RAID ...
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External hard drive is not being recognized by computer

I have an external 1tb hard drive which is not being recognized by my computer. When I connect the hard drive, it doesn't tell me that the device was installed properly and the drive doesn't appear ...
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HP external keyboard wont work when user boots up laptop

I have a user who has an external hp keyboard plugged into a hp laptop. When she boots up the laptop and comes on to the windows login screen the external keyboard does not work and she has to log in ...
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Why should I make a separate partition for /tmp?

A few years ago I installed Debian which is my favorite OS. There are many things in Linux I don't understand. For instance: Why should I make separate partitions for /tmp, /var and so on? I ...
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My external hard disk shows that it is a local hard disk. How do I change that? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: External Hard Drive being incorrectly recognized as Internal Hard Disk I have Seagate 2 TB hard disk. I recently formatted because I accidentally encrypted it(more on my ...
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Goflex 1TB External Hardrive not recognized

I have a Seagate GOflex 1TB external hard drive and I cannot get it to mount. I built a new PC a few days ago that has USB 3.0. I wanted to swap some files from my old PC to my new PC and I cannot get ...
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Safe removal of USB mass storage device not possible

I have a 1TB external hard drive. Whenever I try to safely remove it, it says that the device is still in use. I looked through all my processes and I can't find anything using the device. It's ...