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Input signal out of range after reinstalling Windows XP

Hi i have recently got a second hand HP desktop which was running XP when i got it. When i first brought it home i booted it up on the monitor(hp vs17) that i got with it and everything was fine. ...
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Map modifier+left mouse to right mouse

What is a clever way to achieve the following: Bind modifier key (e.g. ALT) + mouse button 1 to mouse button 3
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Windows send command to terminal

I want to do something in Windows similar to screen's screen -X ___ stuff "___" command, used for stuffing input to a terminal. I'd like: The solution to be native to Windows. If programs are ...
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Are there hotkeys to cycle left and right through the list of candidates in the Windows 7 Pinyin Chinese IME?

I'm using the standard Simplified Chinese Pinyin IME (Input Method Editor) on Windows 7.1 You type in Pinyin (standard Romanization of Chinese) and a small window shows you a selection of candidate ...
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HDMI Output to VGA Input

I have a computer with only an HDMI output and a monitor with only a VGA input. I would like to have the computer extend its display onto the monitor. However, I have read that VGA outs cannot be ...
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OS agnostic analog data input

I want to input an analog signal (for concreteness, temperature from a thermocouple) into a computer. The sampling rate should be at least several times (say, 10) per second. Moreover, I want to be ...
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Shell Script User Input Date Validation

How would I go about performing date validation on user input in a shell script? I want to notify the user if they enter the date in the wrong format. The correct format would be YYYYMMDD.
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Some characters in zsh don't show until the key is released

When inputting specific characters in zsh shell (in my case e and ;) they don't show up immediately after pressing the key. Instead they only show up a short time after releasing the key. When these ...
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Repeated keypresses are ignored

So, I'm having trouble fixing my brothers computer. The problem is that if I try to press a key more than once in succession every keypress but the first is ignored. Holding a key down works as ...
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Keyboard mouse trackpad disabled at windows 7 login

I'm unable to log into windows 7 account and here's how it happened: I tried to fix some sleep/wake-up problem by disabling wakeup option for all devices listed by the powercfg command. after couple ...
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What is this? Debian Wheezy, Weird randomly occuring inputs

When I login in one of the extra virtual terminals there always come odd signs or control characters between my actual input. For example I type administrator and after the adm some garbage gets ...
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All input unresponsive during/after games on Ubuntu Linux

The vast majority of times which I fire up a game on my PC, after a period of play time [random, 15 minutes up to several hours] my system will become unresponsive to all input. It isn't a full ...
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How to programmatically control the mouse cursor, without hardware mouse attached in android?

I have an Android device and an app which should move the mouse cursor programmatically. When I have an Bluetooth or USB mouse attached to the device, I can send events to /dev/input/event7 to move ...
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How to keep a new Firefox window (created in Linux FF with a mouse command) from stealing input focus?

I'm having trouble with new Linux Firefox windows (not tabs) stealing input focus. Basically: Put your Firefox window somewhere other than where new windows tend to open. In Firefox, press ...
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Credit card reader gives random output

I bought a cheap $10 magnetic card reader online. It identifies as a generic keyboard, and as such should work on anything that accepts USB keyboards. It works just fine on Windows, but on Linux and ...
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How to use Keyboard Arrow Keys during LUKS key prompt?

I have recently installed Linux Mint 17.1 laptop, during set up I checked the checkbox to encrypt the installation drive. I chose my passphrase, everything installed fine. On reboot, I am prompted ...
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Move away from textbox using tab button

I was wondering about this for quite some time now. This applies to pretty much every software that has multiline inputs at some point, but I will give an example with a webpage since it's "more ...
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Why does my computer modify the order of some characters typed?

I'm having a strange problem that I'm not sure if it's related to Google Chrome (or it's "Animated tabs" plugin that I've installed), my OS (Ubuntu 13.10 + GNome) or my keyboard (Dell Vostro's one). ...
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Is there a way to record touchpad input?

I've been searching for a program or some other way in Windows to record the input that my touchpad sends. The reason I'm asking is because my Synaptics touchpad can do three finger swipes to go ...
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How do keyboards handle simultaneous inputs? [closed]

Lately I have been working with the basics concepts of concurrency in programming. One of the thoughts that came across my mind was simultaneous inputs from keyboards. In programming, a method or ...
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input mask behaving oddly

I am using Access 2010. I have created an input mask 0000\B?. The resultant should be 4 numbers, the letter B and an optional 2nd letter, ie 1234Bx. My problem is the ?. Any time the optional letter ...
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How to setup predictive text (autocomplete) on Mac?

Apart from native support for text shortcuts, how can I enable autocomplete on Mac, presumably Cocoa applications? I mean autocomplete from dictionary or words previously used. Something like ...
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Realtek HD Audio ignores mic input

I'm servicing a fresh install of Windows XP (yes, really!) with an on-board Realtek ALC888 HD Audio chipset. The trouble is that I get no sound input from the mic. The mic is connected to the front ...
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Looking for an application which types the string or text I give to it [closed]

The usage scenario is typing the product keys into the mutliple textboxes. The app is supposed to press all the keys for me when I press some keys like, ctrl+Q. I don’t think such an application ...
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Sending input to command line program from text/Batch file

I am a mechanical engineer with some hand on Programming in VC++. Our industry uses a DOS program & that requires 8 user inputs. We have to feed it manuaaly every time. Does we can automate this ...
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Is there a way to stream certain sounds through my mic?

So for example, if I wanted to stream music from youtube through my headset to the people in my skype call, is there any way I can do that?
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Windows 7 hangs upon input events and opening sockets

I'm using a work laptop running Windows 7 64-bit Professional. The laptop is a Dell Studio XPS and has the following specs: Intel Core i5 M460 Quad-core 2.53GHz 6GB RAM ATI Mobility Radeon HD4670 ...
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How to type special characters in Linux when Russian layout is active?

The way to type special unicode characters in Linux is to press Ctrl + Shift + u and then to type the character number. But this method doesn't work when Russian layout is active. So if I'm typing in ...
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Excel opens asking for a date

I am creating a spreadsheet that needs to ask the user to input a date upon opening the workbook. The answer field needs to include a valid date range that goes back 13 months. Once a valid date ...
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How to switch between normal and “full width” ASCII with Microsoft Pinyin IME?

I've installed a couple of Input Method Editors (IMEs) while trying to learn some Chinese. Clicking the shift key on its own normally changes between Chinese input and English / ASCII input. But ...
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How to make redirected input count as command output

I have a simple C console program that takes some keyboard input and outputs prompts and calculations. I also have two text files: a file with input for the program, and a file that contains the ...
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USB keyboard randomly stops working (can't reset device error: -32)

Once in a while (extremely rarely, maybe once every few months), my keyboard stops accepting input, seemingly randomly. The mouse is dragged down at the same time. What I tried initially: ...
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How would I make a batch that asks user input for timeout time?

I have a batch that allows me to hibernate with timeout but now I would like it to ask me the time for timeout. So it would be something like below: Batch asks for %value%: (user would write a ...
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X window (or whole linux system) replace Caps Lock with ESC *and* Control

on windows there are several key maps applications that replaces Caps lock with ESC on a single 'press and relase' and with a Control signal if hold and another key is pressed. Is there any way to do ...
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Does Unicode have a unified way to input all diacritics, especially in MS word2010?

I search and find that in word 2010, the only way that can input all kinds of UNICODE characters is to use the "symbol table", which is a time butcher to find the character I need, because the ...
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Video signal through headphone jack (2 stripes) (component video)

I have a few questions regarding the possibility to transfer video signals through specific cables. I have a cable that has a yellow and a white component plug on one side, and a headphone jack on ...
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VGA input on HP Envy 17 3D

Can HP Envy 17 3D do VGA input? There is a VGA connection on the side, but I don't know if it is only output, or if it can be used for input too... I tried to google, but couldn't find any ...
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Monitor a computer DVI output inside windows using DVI Input Card

I have a nice Mac Mini G4 and i wanted to start building a server with it. I plugged it up and everything but it seems like my monitor DVI interface has issues and cannot output the image properly. I ...
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Inpute & Update record in excel

I am working on creating a user form to store data in excel & update record, I have 3 requirement to complete my user form design. How can i create a unique reference number (preferable ...
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Chrome: Cursor moves to end of input form after pressing backspace key

I've noticed some weird behaviour lately when using Chrome Version 29.0.1547.57 m. (untested on other browsers) When typing into a form field, most commonly a text area field, if I attempt to use the ...
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How can I create a desktop shortcut for “Listen to this device”?

In windows, there is a way to make audio from your input go to your output, by checking "Listen to this device". Is there a way to make a desktop shortcut or start menu shortcut that enables/disables ...
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EOFError when executing python scripts that need user input inside emacs

EOFError: EOF when reading a line Is what I'm getting when executing this one line script inside emacs in python-mode (by pressing C-c C-c) : print raw_input(">") Is there a way to make ...
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Using a file input as stdin for a shell script does not work

I have the following script code: test.sh echo "BEGIN" while read CMD <&1; do [ -z "$CMD" ] && continue case "$CMD" in start) echo "get_start" ;; ...
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Input characters of keyboard are changed in Windows 7

My keyboard's input characters place is changed. When I click to Shift+2 button to write @ character, it writes " character. When I click to Shift+" buttons, it writes @ character. It writes £ ...
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How can create a password prompt in a batch file?

For a batch thing I'm making, I need to know how can create something like a password system, that hides the text you're typing and/or replaces it with asterisks (*) – so nobody can see what I'm ...
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My input devices have started doing their own thing

I'm having a very annoying problem that is interfering with my work, and I can't figure out what's going on. So a little background info: I built the PC myself last October. It has been working fine ...
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Why does d + down delete two lines in Vim?

This behavior is consistent across all environments where I have used Vim (Cygwin, Putty, VC, xterm & co). I realize that it has something to do with the way input is read and the representaion of ...
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xorg: emulate mouse, no numeric keypad

How to emulate the mouse without a real mouse on X? i know about shift+num lock but i'm using a half keyboard that does not have a num pad or even the num lock key... i'm looking for something ...
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Is it possible to block local mouse and keyboard input when using Teamviewr?

I'm using Teamviewer every day to help a distant relative with their computer problems. I need to be able to prevent MY OWN mouse input from interfering with Teamviewer when I accidentally mouse over ...
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Cannot use Chinese input language in PowerPoint

When I use PowerPoint, I cannot input Chinese text....it just does not do anything. It works fine in all other Windows programs, like Word, Excel, etc...but not ppt. Someone said to go to Language ...