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Disconnect specific USB port in Windows 7

I would like to disable the USB port located at Port_#0001.Hub_#0004 on my laptop running Windows 7. I believe a USB port became faulty when I spilled a cup of juice on my computer, but I'm not sure ...
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Make an application inside an RDP-session flash the RDP-taskicon

I have a long-running app going inside an RDP-session. This is a small app that I have written myself, so full source is available if I need it. Since I'm rather forgetful, I would like to have this ...
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How to make Outlook keep notification in systray until the messages are read?

Currently Outlook works like this: I get new email Outlook shows notification in systray after 5-10 seconds notification is removed How to make it as simple condition: unread messages in inbox ...
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Windows 8.1 request to “Enter your most recent password”… Legitimate?

I have a desktop computer that I keep at a location that I rarely visit anymore, but still use occasionally. It has been sitting in Standby mode (or whatever it's called on Windows 8.x), but when I ...
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How can I clear the notification center from Terminal?

I really like terminal-notifier and how it allows you to send things to the notification center. It even has a handy feature to remove the notifications that it sent, for example if I spoofed a ...
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OSX Mavericks - keyboard shortcut to kill notifications

Is it possible to create a keyboard shortcut in OSX Mavericks to kill/hide notification center alerts (and speed up hiding banners that already disappear after some time automatically)? EDIT: I used ...
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A screen virtual LED on linux

We have some LEDs on our machine to indicate the status of Caps Lock, Num Lock etc. Now I need a virtual LED in Linux to notify something. For example, I wrote a script to monitor a website. When ...
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No notification on a remote computer with notify-send

I can't send a notification with notify-send over ssh, even though I have no problem launching other GUI programs from the same ssh connection The command I use is: ssh -X user@remote "DISPLAY=:0.0 ...
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How can I trigger a notification from a remote terminal in OS X

I am running a long process on a remote shell. I would like to trigger a notification when the process is complete. This answer does not suffice, because the long command is on a remote server, so it ...
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Disable “Window is Ready” Notification in Gnome Shell?

It's just annoying. I know what happens on my system and if I want to check a software, I can do it on my own. Though I don't know how to disable that. Turning off every notification panel doesn't ...
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Google hangout in gmail : How to display textual notification?

I have got a problem : With the first google chat integrated in gmail, I can see when people talk to me on top right of my screen. I switched to new hangout chat: How to display textual notification ...
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OS X Mountain Lion - See unread notification badge in menu bar or Notification Center icon

Is there a way to show a badge or to highlight the notification center icon where there are unread notifications? A program, an app, anything that do this! A badge on the Notification Center icon or ...
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Battery alarms and notifications don't work in Windows 8

It's about some months that I have a strange problem with my laptop battery. In the past, whenever my laptop went about 10% of battery, my operating system Windows 8 showed a notification alarm to ...
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How to disable “no speakers or headphones are plugged” in tray notification?

I recently got a new machine at work and it has Windows 7 on it. The problem is the little red dot with a cross saying that "no speakers or headphones are plugged". I know it's so, as I didn't plug ...
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Not receiving Toast Notifications. How to troubleshoot?

It's been about two weeks since upgrading to the Windows 8.1 Preview, and I haven't gotten a single toast from an app. There have been many restarts, and everything is up to date as far as Windows ...
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How do I disable avast notifications?

I use Avast 8 on Windows 7. It displays popup alerts all the time. I have disabled the annoying update notification voice alerts, but I'm unable to locate where I can disable the notification popups ...
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Does Google Hangout support new email notifications like Google Talk?

Does Google Hangout support new email notifications like Google Talk? Because Google Talk is able to inform me when I receive new email on gmail (notification in system tray) - is this possible with ...
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Do flash-drives/memory-cards fail silently or is there a warning/error?

Scenario Currently, my various data files (the files I create myself and are thus irreplaceable), are spread out over several directories on a couple of system. I want to consolidate them all into ...
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The Mail app only tells me about new messages if they arrive in my inbox

Update: With time, I believe I have better understood the problem. I cannot say for sure, but I believe that the Mail app will actually notify me instantly when I receive mail, BUT will only do so ...
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How to tell if Remote Desktop service is running and available?

This is a problem that I have wanted to find a solution for, for quite a while. However, it always falls off my radar. It just reared its annoying head again and I finally decided to look for a ...
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Notify when remote (RDP) user logs off?

We have a number of computer's whose user's move between them at semi-random times. (Different tasks at different stations) Sometimes we want to remote into these computer's in order to perform some ...
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Email When A Program Is Closed?

Is there any program I can run, that, when another program or service is quit that it will send an email notification? Something for Windows machines We have a building automation program that we ...
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Roozz player: How to get rid of?

I keep getting this popup every now and then on my Windows 7 laptop: I found this Roozz player in "Add/Remove programs" and uninstalled it, but the popup still appears. I do not remember installing ...
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Gnome 3.4.2: How to display notifications a bit longer

I receive mails via Thunderbird (with extensions FireTray and GNOME Integration) and want to display the "New mail notification" a bit longer. How can I increase the length of time notifications ...
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Watching a Samba share for modifications from Linux

I'm trying to monitor a remote Windows Share for changes (the server can be an actual Windows machine or a Linux machine with Samba server). AFAIK the SMB protocol supports a kind of event-based ...
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Outlook 2013, New Mail Desktop Alert Goes Away After 5 Seconds

When I receive a new email, the desktop notification pops up and then fade away after 5 seconds. I found how to fix it through changing registry for outlook 2010 and older versions but it does not ...
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kdialog --passivepopup notification only shows up after second message

On an up to date Kubuntu precise, my notifications will only pop up after the second one. I'm using: kdialog --title "foo" --passivepopup "bar" The first one is shown in the system tray only – the ...
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Windows XP program crash boxes for any user are all shown to Administrators

I have an interesting problem with a Windows XP setup involving "users" with restricted access rights and "Administrators" with full system access. If a program crashes for a user, the standard crash ...
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Can I set a hibernation/sleep warning on my laptop

Is it possible to set a hibernation/sleep warning on a laptop like a count down or something? I sometimes bring my laptop to work and access files off it through my work computer. It is sitting at the ...
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Skype “notify me only” on some emoticon

In Skype Conversation Settings, there is an option to "Notify me only if these words are mentioned" ("Enter single words separated by spaces"). However, this does not work for me if I enter (*), the ...
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Windows 8 system sounds mutes all applications

I recently bought an new computer, windows 8. All works fine, except that ones in a while (randomly, this can happen after a few seconds - a few minutes), I get a device connected notification. This ...
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How can I turn off Skype notifications to others when I go online?

How can I turn off Skype's notification of "is online", which is visible to other online members when log in? Is it possible to do that at all?
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Windows 7 firewall - how to block outgoing connections except login to user domain?

I tried a great tool Windows Firewall Notifier for helping managing all outgoing connections in Windows 7 firewall. More here: ...
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Keep “toast” notifications up until I close them?

I want the toast notifications to stay up until I: Hover over the toast Click on it (it currently closes after this) Click the X (also, currently closes after this) Basically, keep it open until I ...
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Notify if value changes on Intranet webpage

On my company Intranet webpage there is a value which is most of time 0 but it can go to 1 or higher.(but only numbers) Is there a software something which can notify me automatically if values ...
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Tmux notify when someone write me on IRSSI

I'm successfully using IRSSI inside Tmux to manage my chats. I've also tried the great tmux-powerline, which seems really full-featured. Now, I'm wondering if there is a method to make Tmux notify me ...
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How do I make Firefox stop popping up alerts whenever I finish a download?

How do I make Firefox stop popping up alerts whenever I finish a download? I mean the alert you get when all downloads are complete, you get a pop-up/alert/notification that says, "All downloads ...
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How to make KDE Desktop stop creating notification 'The screen is being locked'

Is there a setting somewhere that tells KDE Power Management System to stop creating notifications whenever I put the computer to sleep? It is annoying, having my notification list full of 'The screen ...
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How to get rid of message “Windows could not check for updates automatically”?

I have a managed Windows 7 PC, on which I don't have control over the download and installation of Windows updates. In my Action Center notification icon in the taskbar I keep having the message ...
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Getting IMAP push notifcations to work in Outlook 2013?

Surprisingly I can't find much about this. Basically, in Outlook 2013 (or Windows Live Mail 2012 too), if I have more than one account (an IMAP and exchange, in my case), I don't always get new mail ...
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Numlock key notification

Is there any program I can use to have on-screen notification for the status of my numlock? My laptop keyboard does not have any LEDs for the numlock and I never know whether it's on or off without ...
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Can BitLocker in Windows 7 or 8 notify a server or administrator of password-failures?

There seems to be no significant security consequences to failing login-attempts with BitLocker other than brute-force prevention. Is there a way to have a deployment notify a server or remote user ...
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Notification “Backup your files” not aware that other backup program was used

I backed up a computer using Acronis True Image but Windows keeps popping up "Backup your files" and if I click the balloon the built in Windows Backup tool starts backing up. How can I disable this ...
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Wireless Router Connection Notifications

For Windows 7, is there, ideally, a small program for the task bar that shows a list of all devices/MAC Addresses that are connected to the wireless router, and perhaps also notifies when a new ...
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notification when a user comes online

Is there a way to configure Microsoft Lync 2010 to produce a notification when a specific user comes online? Or becomes available? For example, I want to be notified when John Doe logs into Lync or ...
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How can Google Calendar notifications pop up in my current virtual desktop in RHEL6 (Gnome)?

I use 4 virtual desktops to organize my work (the standard workspaces that you can use with GNome). Email/Calendar stay in desktop 1. When a meeting is near to start, the notification notice pops up ...
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Which app has a notification sound with 3 descending notes?

Brand new Windows 7 box loaded with the usual dev tools -- VS2008, Firefox, Chatzilla, Thunderbird, emacs, Pidgin, Putty, iTunes, SharpReader. Every couple of minutes, I get an audio notification ...
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Gmail undo yellow notification area disappears too rapidly on Chrome

I'm having trouble with the Gmail yellow notification area disappearing too quickly in Google Chrome. For reference, I am talking about the notification that appears at the top of Gmail after ...
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Skype notifications repeat themselves endlessly

For some notifications Skype gives me, even after I close them and mark them as read, they come back again the next day. Even after several weeks, notifications of the same event keep on appearing ...
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Are there any applications to aggregate Windows 8 notifications?

I see that there isn't a built in way to see recent notifications within Windows 8, but are there any Growl-like applications which can process and store these notifications, since Windows won't do ...