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email notification computer ram higher 80%

Is there a way to email myself if a computer running window's Ram is 80% > ?I see there is performance monitor. I figured out how to use counters but I really want to make this SIMPLE to the above ...
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Reported 'Receive' vs Download

My computer is reporting that I am receiving (va wifi in case that matters at 30 Mbps; the active download is downloading at around 3.4 MB/S. (Perhaps this is a difference in the MB/S vs Mbps so I'm ...
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Know which is the biggest matrix that can be computed in MATLAB

I mainly use MATLAB for solving linear problems such as Ax = b and the eigenvalue eig/eigs one. I noticed in my current configuration (OS X, i7 2,3GHz, 16GB RAM) that I can compute without using swap ...
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Outlook 2010 - Attach room image(s) to room resource

We are trying to migrate off of a paid meeting/room software product to using outlook for rooms/meetings. Pretty much everything seems to work how we want it including adding room attributes. Where ...
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Can you have multiple OSX boot profiles?

Any computer has limited resources. I tend to do a variety of very different things with my Mac at different times, and when I'm doing some things, I don't need certain Applications, Processes or ...
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Outlook 2010 Calendar appointments attributes lost

I just came back from a long trip to te office and a colleague asked me to canceall a meeting for which I was the orgarnizer so that a meeting room would be freed for a training. To my surprise ...
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How to increase Windows 7's GUI resources (set it more as a Desktop computer, not server computer)

There is an app I am running on Windows 7 that may take up too much GUI resources (or file handles or TCP/IP resources) and sometimes it will stop responding for 30 seconds. I can see in the Task ...
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How can I get Linux to show total CPU usage?

I want to show how much the CPU is used over time. Using system monitor, I am able to show CPU usage, but only the 4 individual cores. I want to be able to show a graph of the total CPU usage. In ...
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Is there a security risk if I contribute CPU resources?

I am looking at donating some of my surplus processing to a worthy cause like folding@home or World Community Grid. I have two options that I am looking at, a dedicated old Optiplex that I hate to ...
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Java platform takes too much resources [closed]

I'm running Win8 on my Intel E2180 2 GHz dual core CPU w/2GByte memory machine. The point that annoys me most is the line in the Task Manager saying Java(TM) Platform SE binary It takes from 70% to ...
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Windows 7 - Shortcut for Task Scheduler automatically connecting to another computer

I frequently have to quickly connect to a remote PC's Task Scheduler to start/stop tasks. I would like to have a shortcut that I can just click on that will open Task Scheduler and automatically ...
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Excel ran out of resources while attempting to calculate one or more formulas [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Excel ran out of resources while attempting to calculate one or more formulas I received the error message "Excel ran out of resources while attempting to calculate one ...
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Excel ran out of resources while attempting to calculate one or more formulas

I received the error message "Excel ran out of resources while attempting to calculate one or more formulas" on ONE of my computers (Out of 2). My worksheet contains: (Inside a single worksheet, not ...
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Change the default icon allignment of windows desktop

When a file is created or moved or anything inside the desktop dir, the default alignment is from left-top to down: What I want to do is to assign a different default alignment, for example from ...
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change smart card logon icons to two different icons

We have two accounts mapped to our smart cards, a regular user account, and an admin account. When logging in with our CAC, the logon icons are the same for both, and people are getting confused and ...
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How can I reliably check how much resources do processes take up? (Is there a WinDirStat for RAM, CPU, etc?)

I've been using WindirStat for quite some time and am amazed by how efficiently and clearly it shows which content takes up space on my computer. The rectangles are grouped by folder and extension. ...
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Windows, why your 8 GB of RAM feel like a few MB?

I'm on Windows 7 x64 with 4-core Intel i7 and 8 GB of RAM, but lately it feels like my computer's "RAM" is located solely on the hard drive. Here is what the task manager shows: The total amount ...
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Internet Seems To Disconnect When I Use More Resources

So the past couple of weeks, my internet disconnects and connects continuously. If I am running just a couple programs like for example skype it's fine, however if I run skype, firefox, and an online ...
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How to find out the available (and used) user resources?

With ulimit, we can find out how many open files, running processes etc. at most the user can have at the same time. My question is: how can we find out how much of these limits are being used and how ...
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How to measure Firefox extension's resource use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A Firefox plugin for analyzing the performance and crashes of Firefox Plugins? I have a "short list" of extensions that I'm considering for global installation, but ...
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Terminal: login(1) or su(1)?

I am on OSX. Can use both login(1) or su(1) to login as any user. But, two binaries to make the same job?? Which one consumes less system resources? Which one is less prone to security risks? ...
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Open Source Resource Monitoring tools

Are there any open source resource monitoring tools similar to Window's Resource Monitor? For Linux.
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Does a computer use fewer resources when programs are minimized?

When programs are minimized in Windows 7, do they use less memory and CPU than leaving them maximized?
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How can I find out which process in Ubuntu is using maximum memory and CPU?

Once in a while my Ubuntu desktop becomes slow because of a particular process. How can I find out from the command line which process is consuming the maximum memory and CPU?
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why does the resource hacker editor show up instead of log on screen

I pressed the power button until the computer shutdown. when I pressed the power on button, it booted and then instead of the login prompt, a resource hacker editor appeared. I tried closing it but it ...
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Excel Pivot Table or VLOOKUP

Students have an ID, Name, and English Level in one spreadsheet. They have an ID and achievement on a standardized test on another spreadsheet. I need to match the ID's and put the English level ...
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Firefox or Chrome doesn't release handles

I've noticed that when browser (tested with Firefox and Chrome) has been running for a long time, it stops connecting sites. I found out with task manager that the count of handles for browser process ...
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How can I get the resources from this SWF flash file? Or at least resize it?

Usually I can grab a SWF from firefox's tools --> page info --> media section. Then I can decompile it with sothink decompiler, and save the resources. But this one flash site is different ...when I ...
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How much resources are used during a RDP connection?

Having recently installed a RDP app on my mobile device and got me wondering: this small device which has a limited amount of resources compared to the PC I'm connecting to, is still able to operate ...
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Assigning resources to MS Project 2007

I'm planning a redesign of a site in Project 2007. I have three developers to hand, all with the same skills. There are about 80 templates to be rendered as part of the redesign, and each template ...
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how to broadcast/multicast a service over the network for clients to discover without any need for server IP

how to broadcast/multicast a service over the network for clients to discover without any need for server IP? how to let other clients discover the service from a server, without the client requiring ...
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Two Firefox windows vs two browsers? Ram Consumption

I don't know enough about Ram & sharing to know what the difference is here. Normally, I run Chrome in one desktop for personal use, and Firefox on a second desktop for business. I like the ...
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Which MS Office version is the most Netbook-friendly? [closed]

My sister has just bought a mid-range netbook, not sure about the exact spec. We're trying to figure out which version of MS Office would be the most resource friendly. The current options are Office ...
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Excel 2007 - “Cannot complete this task with available resources”

The problem can be found in the title. I've been using Office since a very long time. Office 2000, 2003, and now 2007. My office is the Hungarian edition, the SP2 patch have been applied through the ...
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System monitoring tool via command line in Windows

Is there a command line tool for Windows XP to display system resources, like available memory usage, cpu, diskspace etc... Small and requires a non-install. Best Regards, Anders
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Is Ubuntu Netbook Remix actually lighter than Ubuntu Desktop?

I'm running ubuntu on my work notebook. While it's not a netbook, it is a relatively weak machine. So, even though I'm not a big fan of the ubuntu netbook interface, I would be willing to use it if ...
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Good source of reviews of CULV machines?

I'm potentially interested in acquiring a CULV machine. I like the idea of a netbook, but need a little more horsepower. So, of course, I need to obsess over a hundred different reviews first. Can ...
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Word list sources

I am looking for a source of nouns, adverbs, adjectives, and verbs in several languages. I'd like the lists to already be split apart, and not have to go through the OED (and non-English ...
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This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use. (Code 12)

My audio card won't work from this morning. Problem: This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use. (Code 12) What can I do?
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Remote Desktop with resource sharing

I recently removed ubuntu from my laptop and installed Windows 7 because Microsoft's DreamSpark program gave me Visual Studio Pro for free and I want to do some C# programming with it. The problem is ...
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Meeting room and other resources in Outlook/Exchange?

In the Outlook setup we have at work, we can book meetings including resources like meeting rooms. However, we have to remember to manually set the meeting rooms as "resource" in the meeting planner. ...
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Physical memory usage always high!

I recently installed windows XP Pro and also installed a few programs (avast, tortoise, apache, php, mysql). Nothing that should be a resource hog. I have an image of process explorer: ...
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Vista says “system low on resources, please use an account that's already logged on” when none are logged on

When I take my laptop out of sleep mode, sometimes it'll give me the message "system low on resources, please use an account that's already logged on". No accounts are logged on, so I'm forced to ...
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Resource Editor for Windows Applications to replace Icon , open source, quick and simple

I am using Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2000. Each application has a primary icon that is displayed in the taskbar and on the desktop and in the application window. The icon lives in the ...
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Possible to extract compiled flash file?

I need to get string data from compiled flash .exe file. This file using project.exe to compiled from *.swf Is it possible to extruct and get string data?
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What does 'Highest active time' for disk activity in Windows resource monitor mean?

I know what the disk io, disk queue length and other measures are, but what does 'Highest active time' mean? Is it the amount of time it is busy handling requests, or something else? When it is ...
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How can I change program icons?

I have some old Python programs that I compiled with a tool called py2exe. Now I no longer have the sources but I would like to change the program icons to something meaningful. I'd also like to ...
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Any coolosxapps.net alternative? (New OS X Software Blog) [closed]

I remember I used to almost religiously hit the coolosxapps.net website to find newly available freewares (mostly) for OS X. Now that the site was sold and is not available, I'm having trouble ...
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Can I do anything to mitigate GDI resource leakage in Windows?

There's a problem on all Windows systems that there's a limitation on graphical primitives that can be used system-wide. Which leads to the following: once I've started several (actually something ...
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Resource monitor for OS X

In Windows, you can get an overview of your computers resources and activities by going into the Task Manager. It also shows which task is consuming the most CPU cycles and RAM. Is there a similar ...