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Program to set time on local computer using GPS data

I have a laptop running Windows XP that does not connect to the Internet and I would like to use a USB GPS receiver as a time source to set the clock. Generally, the laptop will not have access to the ...
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How can you improve accessibility in Visual Studio for visually impaired people?

My friend has a with a visual impairment. He is interested in learning and programming in VB.NET. He's currently using Narrator in Windows for his regular activities when using his computer. But is ...
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Is there a free Windows Explorer (XP) replacement that is able to display file sizes to 1 byte precision?

The reason for the question is this: I was trying to find the location of a file and the only thing about it I knew was the exact size. So I search for all the files in the top of the folder tree ...
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Looking for a simple macro/keyboard shortcut software

I'm looking for a simple software which would do this: When I type in something like dbs and hit tab or enter, it will replace dbs with $this->db->set() in the program that I typed it in. It ...
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327 views

Program that displays a message at a certain hour on your screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool can give me a hourly reminder? I'm a programmer, I often spend alot of time in front of my computer and forget about other things. I simply get drawn into my ...
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I can not turn on the system configuration in Advanced option of Text Services and Input languages?

I cannot turn on the System Configuration in Advanced option of Text Services and Input languages. When I turn off this option, and apply it, then I close it and get back. That System configuration ...
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Alarm clock software that can turn the computer on?

Is there any alarm clock software that can turn the computer on or wake it up from standby/hibernation, and play selected mp3 file at the required time? E.g say I set an alarm for 7 am and turn ...
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Software to show info or notifications on peoples computers

I was wondering if there was some kind of software that allows you to put a kind of translucent window that displays info or events for people to see without it interfering with their work. For ...
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How can I find out how many bytes are sent and received when browsing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does software exist to log all download / upload usage? I have a 3G dongle and it shows bytes sent and received when I browse. Is there a software for Windows XP which ...
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Calculator with equations?

I'm running Windows XP SP3. I'd like an alternative to Windows' calculator with support for equations, so I don't have to fire OpenOffice just to compute simple equations. Does someone know of a ...
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390 views

I want to share a hard drive with password on Windows XP Pro

I want share a hard drive with password so that if anyone wants to access the drive it should prompt for password. I need configuration steps on the computer where the drive is located and if ...
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656 views

Software to increase touch pad functionality in Windows XP?

Are there any tools and software for laptop touch-pad to give some additional functionality, like multi touch, clicking on touchpad as screen (touching a location on touchpad will move mouse at same ...
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2answers
655 views

Need a Firefox-addon to save a selected text as `.txt` file

Need a Firefox-addon to save a selected text as *.txt file. Is there a Firefox plugin for that? Operating system is Windows XP.
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560 views

How can I view what percentage of my hard drive bandwidth is currently being used?

Can anyone recommend a disk access utility, preferably free, that will allow me to see what percentage of my hard drive access bandwidth is being used? Windows Task Manager shows CPU usage. That was ...
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1answer
257 views

Dreamweaver alternative to emulate check in/out functionality

A little intro: a team of us are updating a website using Dreamweaver. We have no version control, and have to deal with Adobe's software oddities to get things done. I know just how bad this is! I'm ...
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2k views

Is there any Open Souce Office Chat Messenger?

I am looking for an open source instant chat messenger for Office purposes.
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2answers
1k views

Live broadcast software?

I'm looking for some software for a high school TV news broadcast. All the hardware is in place, with cameras interfacing with a computer (running XP) and the broadcast output being fed to a second ...
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722 views

Incremental and differential backups of a single file in XP

I have only one single file I want to backup. This file will either be in binary format or I can run a command line utility which converts it to a text file if it will help the backup solution. The ...
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1answer
133 views

Tool to store shortcuts to custom commonly used folders

i need a cool utility to store shortcuts to most commonly used folders (directories) i'm a developer and work in many different projects.. too many to put them into start bar, or slickrun.. need a ...
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4answers
745 views

Screenshot Software recommendation - free, Windows XP/7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free screenshot program that respects Aero's transparency layer I had been using a nifty piece of software called PrintKey2000 5.10, which ran on XP, Vista, and 7. ...
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How to communicate between two PCs on the same LAN?

Another user and I are on the same LAN and often wish to send each other URLs or several photos, or such. Is there a program or a feature that would allow us to communicate simply? like a local ...
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Turn Windows XP machine into a router?

I have an older Windows XP SP3 machine sitting around, that has both wired and wireless capabilities, and I would like to turn it into a router that broadcasts a wireless network. I know that this ...
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1answer
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Conky-like app for windows xp

I'm looking for a conky-like software for windows xp. I don't need overblown widget/gadgets app - just a simple program to display hostname, IP address, etc.
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142 views

Playing .ogg video files on Windows XP

By default, Windows XP has no support for .ogg video files. What can be used to read and play these files?
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953 views

Is there an alternative open source software for connecting to wireless networks for WinXP?

Is there an alternative open source software for connecting to wireless networks, other than the one built into windows xp?
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528 views

Lite tools to copy CD to ISO

Lite tools to copy CD to ISO Is there any freeware lite tools that can copy Cd to ISO? OS is Windows XP SP3.
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1answer
790 views

Editable year planner

Can anyone recommend any freeware/shareware for creating an editable year planner? - or just a regular calendar program which has a mechanism for displaying a whole year at a time. EDIT: Ok, I'll ...
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704 views

Keeping shortcuts in Windows XP current (automatically)?

In Windows XP Pro (SP2), there seems to be no way to have shortcuts automatically updated so they can stay connected to their target files or folders after the latter have been moved or renamed. ...
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3answers
210 views

Good Video chatting application

Skype eats too much CPU while video chatting (about 100%). I am not sure it's due to the camera driver or Skype. What is a light resource drain video chatting application, please? OS: Windows XP SP3. ...
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All in one solution to fix Windows XP common problems? [closed]

I am looking for an all in one portable .exe that fixes Windows XP problems. Like this one but is for 7 and Vista.
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344 views

Volume control tools

Sometimes I feel watching some youtube in Chrome has very low volume even if I turn everything to 100%. Is there any tools can increase volume above the system's maximun? I know IndieVolume does, but ...
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1answer
532 views

How can I copy multiple textboxes from one instance of an application to another?

for example see this I want to copy all text at once from text box and want to paste in same way in a same blank dialog box in same fields and i also want to save sets of the selection for future ...
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251 views

Free portable lightweight app to see time in selected cities, including daylight savings

I want some recommendations on some free portable lightweight app to see time in selected cities, including daylight savings. I currently use a Firefox plugin but I want to free it from this so I ...
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Windows Live Messenger replacement

I really do not like the Windows Live Messenger interface, and every time they revise it, it gets even worse. I want to use a replacement, ... but I don't want to lose the message history. My ...
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Recover a Windows XP administrator password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do if I forgot my Windows password? I've got a computer that's stuck on the main screen asking me for the administrator password. I think that there is ...
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1answer
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Viewing thumbnails of PDF files on Windows XP

How can I view thumbnails of PDF files on Windows XP?
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Sorting through photos and deleting duplicates

I'm looking to easily find duplicate photos of what's already on my laptop and delete those photos from my external hard drive. Before I got an external hard drive with 160GB to dump photos from my ...
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Any software tool to identify make of internal hard disk?

Is there any software tool I can install on Windows XP Pro that can identify all the information about the internal hard disks installed. In particular, their make, size, partitions, health. The ...
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4answers
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Any InstallPad alternatives?

I'm about to install new bunch of software on a Windows XP Pro PC and found InstallPad as a potential method to do it all. However before using it I was wondering if there were any other similar apps ...
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How do I find the largest files and folders on a drive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I visualize the file system usage on Windows? I am looking for a tool to tell me which files and folders are the largest as I need to do some cleanup.
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1k views

Utility for monitoring fan speed etc [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Good software for measuring computer temperature? Can anyone recommend me a good, free utility for monitoring the computer, cpu temperature and fan speeds etc?
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2answers
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A better alternative to Windows XP Event Viewer?

Is there one available?
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3answers
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Can you recommend a good replacement for Windows Sound Recorder?

Can anyone recommend a good, free replacement for Windows 'Sound Recorder'? Requirements: Very quick to load and run Allows saving to a compact sound format (e.g. MP3) Allows long recordings (1+ ...
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Stereo mix causing inaudible input in XP?

I'm trying to record some of my work process in Camtasia using the stereo mix input. However, my headset microphone is quiet at the best of times, and no matter what combination of input and output ...
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Software to aid writing Research Papers

Have been working on this white paper for weeks, and have been having a very rough time with all the links and reference material i have found online, finally got them organized but this is a very ...
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What alternatives exist for Zone Alarm?

I like having Zone Alarm to warn me when programs are trying to phone home / request for updates etc. However, I feel its interface is a little clunky and was wondering if there are any alternatives ...