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Video on demand requirements [closed]

I am wondering how can Netflix get the needed upload bit rate to sustain their service. I would like to start my own Netflix-like service, what type of infrastructure, internet service I am going to ...
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On-demand, resident virus protection (make an AV work like that?)

Currently, I'm using Avast. But I hate that it makes my computer start more slowly, and in the 90% of the cases I don't even use it, it's just a deadweight. No it's like this with every other AV ...
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How to make a spare HDD on-demand yet connected to the PC?

I have a single WD Green HDD which would serve as a backup. However, it's just loud (the oscillation of the HDD, etc) and just runs for nothing. It'd be only for backup and that's it. So far, I ...
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Best way to backup important files onto a usb drive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which is the best application to Sync two folders? Hi I have an unreliable computer but a large USB drive. What is the best way to setup a system where certain ...
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Recommended offline on-demand virus scanners

I have never run full anti-virus on my Windows XP systems. Instead I use various anti-malware tools to manually perform scans every few weeks. This approach, combined with Windows updates and ...