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Is there an exhaustive list of what Windows logs or can log?

I know that there is the event log, but that's not where it stops. There are logs for MSI executables, device logs, setup and installation, performance logs, and so on. It's probably quite a long ...
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Monitor hard drive changes to files

Several months ago I saw someone using an application that showed him files on the computer being modified in real time. Basically there was an application that wasn't working correctly, so he ...
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Is there any way to view which applications are accessing the Internet on Mac OS X?

I think I remember a command line utility that did this, but I can't remember what it's called and a few Google searches turn up nothing.
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How to track what setup.exe has installed

Is there a way to track what the setup file has installed? Everything - Registry, files. Is there a way to track down what kind of files software creates? Cookies & all other files it creates on ...
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How can I log which sites an iPhone app uses?

Is there a Proxy server app for mac that allows me to setup a local proxy server so I can log/track which sites an iPhone app visits? Thank you in advance!
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Stopping fraudulent use of a laptop with S/N? [closed]

I was wondering if knowing the serial of a notebook and the name of the owner is enough to report it is stolen/lost to the manufacturer, which could lead to locking of the laptop? If this ...
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Keeping websites from knowing where I live

This questions is related to issues and practicality, not security. I live in Brazil and, apparently, every single website I visit knows about it. Usually that's okay. But there are quite a few ...
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How to remove tracking cookies

I am looking for a tool that will be able to (ideally) proactively block tracking cookies in a browser as I don't really like to see the relevant ad from the sites I visited on other web sites. After ...
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Ghostery shows “chango” trackers on sites that shouldn't have trackers at all

If I visit pages which should not have trackers like www.google.com, my Ghostery addon signals that "chango" is blocked. I asked a colleague to install Ghostery and check if he sees the tracker too, ...
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Control truetype font tracking in fontforge

I'm designing a font intended to be used mainly as a subtitle font. It's a sans-serif font not unlike Helvetica. The em size is 2000 (I know it "should" be 2048 for a truetype font), the ...
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Track device network activity

Context can be added to this question if needed - let me know in a comment. I need to log the network activity of my Nintendo DSi. I tried WireShark and Microsoft Network Monitor but couldn't get ...