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How to get Bit Torrent Sync to auto start in fedora?

I am new to Bit Torrent Sync and Fedora. May I know how can I get BT Sync kicking when my machine start? I am able to sync via the browser client but unable to get it auto start when the machine boot. ...
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How to put a script in windows start so that it runs before log in

I need to put a script in Windows 7, so that it runs before the any user has logged on to the computer. The script needs to keep on running after logging in by any user. So, the script runs as long ...
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Stop a specific program from starting by default for a specific user

I've looked around here, and I have found a few articles on how to do the flip side of what I need, which is starting specific programs by default without UAC prompt for specific users, but not how to ...
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How to execute command(s) after restarting an Ubuntu system?

I am running a Ubuntu 12.04 server and I want the root user to automatically start a number of tasks (realized using Makefile and Java) each time after the system has finished booting. How do I tell ...
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How can I fix Windows Defender error code in Windows 8.1?

Windows Defender is giving me an error code 0x80073b01 and it will not start. I am not sure if this is caused by the OS language change that I did recently but I did a scan for virsuses with Norton ...
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Put an item in Startup folder without admin rights

I need to put a script in windows 7 (Enterprise) at startup after the login, but I don't have the admin rights. We need to put it for all users who use this computer. I share a computer at work ...
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Windows7: how to put an item in startup directory without Admin rights

I share my work computer with 3 other employees. It would be very helpful to run a script at startup for all of us. It is a big company, and there is a lot of red tape for everything!!! So, we ...
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The startup sequence of a program

I have a program that auto start when I logon windows 7. I cannot remove it. Is there any method to know the starting process of a program? I want to trace the starting process and remove it. I can ...
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Working of windows8 task manager [closed]

How start up registries are handled when tasks are enabled or disabled in Windows Task Manager in win8. And how different is it from windows 7?? How is the Reg_Binary Data Value changes it values? How ...
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Autologin multiple Windows accounts at startup

I have 3 windows accounts on my computer. Each account has few apps to start automatically upon startup. I've set one windows account on autologin using standard Windows settings. Is there any way ...
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Linking C# code with windows log in password (SAM)

I have this small code like eye spy. The code should execute at Windows start up. If a user types wrong password the webcam should take a snapshot. I have done the webcam part, now I need to link my ...
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Does Windows 8.1 start applications faster one by one or all at once?

Does Windows 8.1 start applications faster if you batch start them all at once or should I start them one at a time? Currently I have a bunch of programs that I start with a script after mounting a ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology RAID Setup always shows on system startup

Is there a way of getting the Press <CTRL - I> screen to not show on startup? Or is it permanently there as long as I have RAID?
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What are the processes SQL Server VSS Writer and DeviceVM Meta Data Export Service for?

I'm cleaning up a Windows XP PC for a friend and I found 2 processes running on startup. SQL Server VSS Writer DeviceVM Meta Data Export Service What are they needed for and is it save to ...
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Crash on startup between agpcpq.sys and acpi.sys — Win XP

My Dell Latitude D505 laptop is not booting. In normal mode, the Windows XP startup screen displays, and then goes blank and hangs indefinitely. In safe mode, it lists drivers up to agpCPQ.sys, and ...
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Windows 8.1 sometimes fails to start

Since I upgraded my computer from Windows 8 to 8.1, I noticed some strange behavior: Whenever I try to start it or resume (after hibernate), I can not do it at the first time. I see the black screen ...
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XP machine rebooting on start-up screen

I have been having a reoccurring problem with an XP machine of mine in which I have encountered many errors. I have managed to resolve these but now I am stuck with my XP machine rebooting on the ...
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linux startup script not executing script in user's home directory

I want a script on my raspberry pi to run when the system boots. That's why I've created a script inside /etc/init.d that is linked in /etc/rc2.d This is the script inside init.d: #! /bin/sh ### ...
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BIOS will not allow changing to boot from new SSD

I have an Intel DH67CL motherboard, booting from a regular HDD. I then installed Windows on a new SSD after disconnecting my old drive. When I went back to reconnect my old HDD, the BIOS boot menu ...
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Win7 Welcome Screen lock up and BlackSOD even after System Recovery

I'm not an IT tech but very computer savvy and the goto guy for family, friends and colleagues when they have computer questions or issues. System Information: Stock Best Buy Lenovo IdeaPad B570 ...
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How do I make my laptop to startup much quicker?

Every time when I turn my DELL Inspiration Laptop on, it takes a while for me to wait for all of the things to load it up before I can use anything on my laptop. HELP !!!! Thanks.
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How to set RTC alarm from script or terminal in OSX?

I have a iMac mini running OSX for powerpc which I want to use for remote backup. The backup will be run via a bash script with rsync over ssh. To save energy the computer is automatically put to ...
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Autostart run_script on start-up of a machine

I have a program which is being run using a script manually(i.e. run.sh). I am planning to make an image (AMI) of the server and launch it at multiple servers. Before doing that, I should be able to ...
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Load file automatically on start up windows xp

I have a few text files that I want to see every time I turn on the computer, like Post-It notes. So basically as the title says, how can I configure Windows XP to load specific files on startup?
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Checklist to configure programs to (not) run at startup in windows 8

I'm asking specifically for Asus Splendid, I'd like to run it whenever I want so that it does not start every time I start windows. I know it's a program that is started because the screen looks ...
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Windows scheduled task

I have configured a scheduled task in windows server 2012 to run a program at a scheduled time (12:30PM). But that scheduled task runs at system startup daily. I had checked all settings once again. ...
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Archlinux - Autostart `screen` after boot

I'm building some small internet radio player using Archlinux. All I need right now is to autostart (without login!) script or just command: su -c 'screen "vlc (a lot of parameters)"' vlc_user By ...
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Windows 7 doesn't start up after updating

I updated my windows 7 32-bit machine but after some restarting now it doesn't start up. That is it doesn't show the desktop screen. I tried to repair it using Start up Repair but it can't fix the ...
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startup applications in linux mint

I'm trying to run the opendns updater in linux mint automatically on startup. And I found this page: https://support.opendns.com/entries/23554765-Linux-IP-Updater-for-Dynamic-Networks which basically ...
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Auto-startup for Just Gestures (run as admin)

I cannot get the program Just Gestures (http://justgestures.com/) to start up automatically upon booting up. I have made sure to select the option in the preferences ...
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Computer wont start up, black screen & just beeps

Hello I have a Dell laptop and it wont start up. When I try to start up it beeps & then when i press the power button it turns off again. Any ideas?
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Error when booting Windows XP - WindowsNT Has Found Only 495k Of Low Memory. 512 of low memory is required to run Windows NT

Are you getting this error message when starting your computer running Windows XP? WindowsNT Has Found Only 495k Of Low Memory. 512 of low memory is required to run Windows NT. You may need to ...
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How do you determine what startup programs steal focus and start ephemeral consoles?

Context A startup program on my computer launches a short-lived cmd.exe on my desktop after logging in. The window steals focus and does not return it when it closes. It is too short-lived to read ...
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PC won't start unless I reset CMOS

Situation: My PC is dead in the water. Both power buttons (Case/MB) have no effect. If I pull the power cable, reset CMOS, reconnect the power cable, then press either power button the PC fires right ...
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Can I start a computer without any internal hard drive? [closed]

Top result from google landed into a yahoo post. In the answer the poster is saying I can with LiveCD. But the post is about 5 years old and that's like a decade in technology world. So I'm asking ...
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USB 3.0 hub seems to freeze startup

When my USB 3.0 hub is connected, my Ultrabook has start-up problems. The Windows logo appears momentarily then the screen goes black and freezes completely. If I disconnect the USB 3.0 hub and force ...
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Why does Chrome sometimes automatically tweet when I start Chrome?

Say I posted a tweet with the latest version of Google Chrome yesterday, and today when I start Chrome again it will post that tweet again in the background. Why does it do that and how can I stop it? ...
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Is it possible to reproduce several videos automatically in different screens?

I'm planning to build a system with a graphic card that supports 6 outputs (a Radeon Eyefinity) and I'd like to play in each screen a different file, which would be looped indefinitely. For now I ...
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Is it possible to execute scripts on embedded linux devices (i.e: DSL routers)?

Folks, I wanna find a generic way to run a (simple bash) script on boot sequence of a router with embedded Linux. I have read about ways to do this on devices like: DD-WRT OpenWRT any NAS like ...
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Need advice with making a customized linux distribution (From scratch or pre-existing distro?)

I'm working on an application on a bootable USB drive that runs at startup (doesn't give the user access to anything but this program). I figured I'd utilize an existing distribution, strip it of ...
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How to launch application as early as possible on user logon in windows 8

I need to launch app on user logon in windows 8 as early as possible, ideally before other apps assigned to launch during user logon. Where should I register it ? UPDATE: What I'm trying to find out ...
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Linux: run bandwidth throttler daemon (trickled) on start-up

I want to run the bandwidth throttler trickled automatically on boot up. (Raspbian OS on the Raspberry Pi). What methods are there, and which one(s) are standard practice? The options I've found are ...
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How to get rid of unwanted linux X start-up glitch

We have a system where we have a "splash" screen (managed via plymouth) and an application which is started when X is starting. However between the two (ie: after the screen of plymouth goes away ...
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Application/service causing slow startup of Windows 7

When I start up Windows 7 Professional on my laptop, it starts OK, but after login it takes a long time to show the desktop, 3-4 minutes of waiting with a black screen and hourglass. After that it ...
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How to boot from CD/DVD on a Samsung s02ub

I am trying to install Linux on to my laptop. It's a Samsung. (Samsung np365e5c s02ub) I was able to access the BIOS by pressing F2 during boot. In the BIOS under "Boot" there's an option that says ...
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sshfs with pass to startup

How to add the string: echo 'password' | sshfs user@host:/dir /dir to startup? I added it to rc.local, but it doesn't work. (In terminal it work) I'm using Debian 7.1
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Issues with init script services - Ubuntu 12.10

During boot, I get a series of messages like modem-manager: ... modem-manager: ... . . . I tried disabling this feature with sudo update-rc.d -f remove modem-manager remove EDIT: The output I ...
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Script to copy text including today's date into clipboard

I'd like to know if its possible in Windows for a script (or similar) to be written that will copy today's date and specific text into the clipboad, in the following format: dd/mm/yy - xx - xxx ...
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Is there any way to check the Disk I/O that happens after startup and the duration for each task?

I am trying to troubleshoot a hard freeze of my computer (Windows 7) after startup. After 3-4 seconds after the user login screen, the OS freezes: Pressing the Windows button at the keyboard doesn't ...
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How can I add an item to the Startup list in MSConfig?

I've got a small console application that runs some SVN commands on a number of folders that I run first thing in the morning. Is it possible to add this to the list of things Windows runs at startup? ...