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My voice on skype skips/cuts outsooner or later, recurring

I have posted this before on multiple sites, I'm hoping another go may lead to better results. Luckily it more or less stopped five months ago, now sadly it has started again. As the title says, my ...
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Can I permanently remove a song from not playing on a dvd

Recently I bought a DVD with song videos on it. It is a very good song collections DVD. But there are some songs whose videos are not appropirate for children. So how can I filter not to play those ...
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Fullscreen Video stutters on second monitor laptop

Fullscreen video on my new 1080p monitor is choppy when it comes from my laptop. The same video plays when not full screen. This goes for all video(Flash/MKV, etc), regardless of video resolution. I ...
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Remote Desktop how to frame drop?

When eg. scrolling, remote desktop is very slow because it tries to render every change. Is it possible to ask remote desktop to drop frames when it laggs behind too much, similar to -framedrop in ...
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How to skip the Windows 8 lock screen image?

Every time I start up the pc or lock it manually and I want to log in again, I have to press random button or mouse click to remove the "Start-screen background". After that I can enter my ...
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Shortcut key to skip cursor from left/right of every typed word

I want to know if it is even possible to jump my cursor from left/right of every typed word using Vimperator, a Firefox addon that behaves like Vim, including its shortcut keys. So a good example ...
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Audio starts to periodically skip

My audio starts to periodically skip. Sometimes it starts after one day, sometimes after a few days. When it skips, the audio, and the application playing it (Winamp, YouTube, MPlayer, etc), hangs for ...
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How do I skip to a specific place in a video using XBMC?

I'm finding it increasingly irritating not being able to skip to a specific point in a video or in the iPlayer plugin. Surely there's a way to just click on a progress bar to skip to a certain ...
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How to *quickly* get a list of files that have bad sectors/blocks/clusters/whatever?

My wife's Windows 7 (64-bit) box has suddenly developed a SMART "disk is bad" status. I'm attempting to copy everything off (no admonishments about lacking a backup regimen, please, I know already ...
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Apple Quicktime skips during video playback

I'm on Windows XP SP3, and I'm running Apple Quicktime v7.6.5. When viewing MPEG-4 videos, every 30 seconds or so, the playback will halt for 5 seconds, and then resume at a point 10 seconds or so ...