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Is there utility for windows that makes changing lots of folder icons quickly?

Is there utility for windows that makes changing lots of folder icons quickly? more specifically app that utilizes drag n drop where i can drag .ico (icon file) onto a folder to use it as the icon? ...
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Which program can open a .DJVU file?

I received a folder with a bunch of PDF files and one DJVU file. The PDF's open in PDF Complete but the DJVU does not. How do I open this type of file? I'm using Windows 7 64-bit and Internet ...
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Search and replace tool that can handle multiple files and subfolders [on hold]

I'm looking for a tool which can search/replace within file contents for a broad range of file types (i.e. it should, if possible, process the maximum possible number of file types like .txt, .sql, ...
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Torrent Client - Command line - Windows

I just wonder Is there any command line torrent client ? Like wget downloader.
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Calendar program with the following display option [on hold]

I am looking for a calendar/diary program which can display the next N days, where N>7. Today must always be at the top of the list. The N days must always be shown even if they extend over a month or ...
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Automator for Vista [on hold]

Is a there a similar program for Vista like the Mac application Automator? Specifically I'm looking for a Vista app that can control timed clicks. For example, in Automator, I can specify which ...
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Is there an ID3 tag editor for iTunes on OS X? [on hold]

I'm looking for an iTunes ID3 tag editor for OS X. I've tried a lot such as iEatBrainz and PolluxApp. Aside from the usual tagging, album artwork and lyrics are also important to me. Most taggers ...
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OS X Software to remove Audio from Video

I need to remove the audio track from a video file (it is a .mov file). Which is the best free software to do this on a Mac?
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Multi-platform diary application

Can you recommend a good offline multi-platform (or just only Mac and Windows) diary application? One that allows different entries which also can be tagged.
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Software for viewing and analyze big xml files

I'm working with a quite a big XML file (~20-40 MB) and I'm using Notepad++. Is there any better application to view and analyze such a big XML files?
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Copy & pasting large list of numbers to deduct from starting value [on hold]

Is there any way to copy & paste a huge list of numbers arranged vertically down one end column into some software so I don't have to subtract everyone by hand? They are arranged vertically in a ...
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What is the most user friendly program to record video from webcam in Windows 7? [closed]

I would like to use my web camera to record video. What are the some easy and user friendly programs one can use for this purpose in Windows 7?
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How to install a Virtual Microphone? [closed]

I want to install a Virtual Microphone (a non physical input source interface where I can direct an output such as my sound card), so that I can play sounds/music through it. Is this possible? If so, ...
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ActiveX on Firefox?

I just need a browser that can run sites using ActiveX on Linux. Are there any?
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How can I sync my clipboard across multiple computers?

What's the easiest way to sync a clipboard between multiple computers? I would prefer a cross-platform solution but anything is better then nothing. I do want to be on a different network and still ...
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Port forwarding software (service) for Windows

I have a server service that uses 8182 port. Somebody want to connect to this, but 8182 port is unavailable for him, only 5118 working fine. No problem I thought, I just install port forwarder ...
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Easier way to switch sound output device

I bought a USB soundcard for my Macbook Pro, so I can use a headset mic for Skype. By default, the. sound goes to a pair of external speakers (for iTunes) or the built-in speakers (on the road/gaming) ...
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How to convert a folder of files on a Mac to PDF?

I have a folder of files that I want to convert to PDF. What is the best way on the mac to automate this?
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What is an alternative to Excel for editing spreadsheets?

I often have to manipulate Excel and CSV spreadsheets to prepare data being imported into MySQL. I need to do things like find and replace values, insert and remove columns, sort rows, etc. I ...
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How can I download an entire website?

How can I download all pages from a website? Any platform is fine.
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How can I burn a mov file to a DVD?

If I have a *.mov file on my hard-drive, how can I burn it to a DVD disk so that I can pop that into a DVD player and play? I have Windows 7 and OS X.
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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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What to do if a window is bigger than the screen resolution?

I'm using Windows 7 on a 8.9' monitor with 1280x768 screen resolution. Using the might of arithmetics, I'm able to determine that my dpi (actually ppi) should be 167. Win7 is really helpful in that it ...
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Are there any 64-bit Executable Packers? [closed]

Is there a good, free packer out there for 64-bit executables? I'm looking for something like UPX, except that UPX doesn't seem to support 64-bit executables.
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How can I convert already recorded speech to text? [closed]

I am looking for a software that would allow me to input an audio file (.wav .mp3...) and output the text of the audio file. Does such software exist? I have only found software that converts (live) ...
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How to edit .STRING files

I'm having trouble finding any results on how to open .string files. I get a lot about programming strings and .strings files but unfortunately they have nothing to do with what I need. It's a binary ...
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Free Mac OS X application for downloading an entire website

Is there any free application for downloading an entire site installable on Mac OS X 10.6?
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Offline task management software [closed]

I wish to have an offline task management software that could reside in System tray from where i could manage my tasks for the day. My OS: Windows 7. should support windows vista & XP as well. ...
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how to install Kundli 2002 on Windows 7?

I tried to install kundli 2002 on Windows7 with administrative privileges, its installed but still its not working properly, then I tried to set compatibility with windows xp, but still it doesn't ...
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What applications are available to build diagrams?

What applications exist that can help me build diagrams? I'd prefer the application to have the option of using many icons to choose from in order to put my ideas into images.
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Looking for a replacement to current Antivirus Software [closed]

About 4 years ago, I found Kaspersky and have been using the most current version since. Most people try and argue the use of AVG or Avast to me, and there are some very solid reasons I do not want ...
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Which software can I use to manage my scanned documents?

I just scanned a lot of documents (invoices, etc.) and am trying to find a way to manage them. My requirements: As I have a multi-document feeder, I like to scan them all without sorting, write the ...
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HbbTV client for Desktop or Mobile (not set-top box and SmarTV)

Is there a HbbTV client for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, ..? Why you can access HbbTV content only from SmarTV? DRM issue? Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) is both an industry standard (ETSI ...
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How do I reset wave volume and overall volume to max?

I have tried Wizmo but it doesn't seem to able to reset the wave volume, only the overall volume. I would prefer it if the solution has a feature (like a command line switch) that will allow it to ...
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What is a simple, small, yet nice RSI watcher for Windows? [on hold]

I would like to know a tool to enforce regular breaks from typing to avoid wrist pain. I have a preference for simplicity, unobtrusiveness (at least until break time comes), a small resource ...
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Is there something like Grapher.app for Windows?

On a Mac, there is a Grapher.app which has many functions like: ordinary graphing, polar graphing, lin-log and log-log graphing, 3d graphing, derivatives, integrals, implicitly defined functions, ...
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How do I back up images with limited disk space?

I'm in a scenario where I have one 500GB hard drive and about 400GB of images I want to tar. I obviously won't have enough disk space, but I don't mind getting rid of the images as they are added to ...
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How to create a AAA triptik?

The ones among us that remember the 2400 baud modem, will also probably remember the TripTiks that were produced by AAA. So if you wanted to take a road trip, you just went down to your local AAA ...
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Displaying multiple locations on a map

How can I take approximately 50 company names, and have their headquarters plotted on a map? If that's not possible: Assuming I had the addresses, how could I plot all those addresses on a map? What ...
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Looking offline map / gps / turn by turn software

Anticipating some travel to Europe, I've secured a netbook and usb gps. I'm concerned that I won't always have access to free wifi and a phone data plan is not an option. Is there any decent ...
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Software to draw custom street maps?

I'm looking for any (Windows) software that allows me to draw custom street maps. I'm not looking for something that displays existing maps from real places, but something that allows me to define my ...
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Is there open source software which is to Process Monitor what ProcessHacker is to Process Explorer?

Process Hacker is an open source alternative to the famous Process Explorer by Mark Russinovitch. Is there in the same vein a piece of open source software that can be a serious alternative to ...
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How can I limit the volume of audio on Windows by decibel level?

I enjoy listening to music at high volumes, but I'm concerned about possible long-term hearing loss. Articles covering this question suggest limiting audio volume to under 85 decibels. Is there: A ...
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How can I use my small SSD as a cache for a larger hard disk?

I would like to use a (small) SSD disk as a cache for a large hard disk. I realize there are hardware-based products that do this: HighPoint RocketHybrid HBA, Intel SmartResponse and others. There is ...
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How to play multiple videos side-by-side synchronized?

I've got 3 videos, all 3 have the same time, same amount of frames, and they only differ in terms of encoding quality. Now I need them to run side-by-side in synchronized fashion for evaluation ...
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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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I want find a good mysql Manager use on Ubuntu

On Windows, i use SQLyog. And I am new to Ubuntu. Is there any mysql manager programs as good as SQLyog?
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Replacement for horrible, horrible Character Map

Character Map is a horrible, horrible utility. What is a good free alternative? Ideally, I hope to find a program that comes close to Mac OS X's Character Palette in terms of features & ...
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What software works well for viewing massive TIFF images on Windows 7?

Today I saw an article about a half-gig, 24000 square-pixel high-res composite image of the moon. (This is a much smaller version of the image) I find astronomy interesting, so I thought I'd ...
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Solutions for presenting PDF slides with presenter notes on second display [closed]

I made a presentation using the latex beamer class with notes. Now I have a problem displaying notes only on my display while presenting the slides to the audience using a projector. Beamer notes ...