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Purpose of Omnidaemon?

I have ubuntu 12.04 running(as prime OS) with installed Windows and RedHat in VM, there is Omnidaemon process(in Ubuntu 'system monitor') with multiple instances and it is using almost 95% of the CPU ...
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Keeping windows maximized/on screen when changing resolution

I have two monitors on my desktop (Windows 8.1 Pro), and I sometimes play older games from GOG or wherever that change the screen resolution for the monitor they're open on. This is no big deal; ...
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Bypassing router's DNS settings not working

From researching around the web, I found out how you are able to bypass the DNS settings that are configured on the router by naming the DNS servers you want to use on your PC. Supposedly, the PC DNS ...
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In Windows, how can I get a list of all installed programs via script?

I'm trying to figure out how to get a list of all installed applications using a script. My O/S is Windows 7 x64. I've found several purported mechanisms to generate a list of installed ...
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MS TS Web Access (https://localhost/RDWeb) not functional after upgrading to IE11 (from IE9)

Can login in Explorer, however when upgrading from IE9 to IE11, I get the following message: Browser Not Supported This Web browser is not supported by RD Web Access. RD Web Access requires ...
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how to connect one pc and two laptops having a two port modem/router?

I have two laptops (having wireless capability ofcourse!) and a PC. I want to have them in one network (for playing lan game). and I have a two port router (a usb port and a lan one) is there any ...
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HP A1709N two bad LBAs

I am using my sister's old HP A1709N. I tried to turn it on yesterday, but for some strange reason, when I tried to start it up, it doesn't show me the vista logo after boot. When I tried running a ...
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Can I download all PDFs linked on a Page with Internet Explorer

I want to download all the pdf's that are linked on a web page. The site contains a long list with links to pdf files. As it is many and I want to download all of them I want to download them all at ...
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Created a VM image, now need to deploy them over network

I've created a freshly installed version of Windows 8.1 "not yet activated" with all necessary software packages on VMWare Workstation. This image is considered the baseline for any computer within ...
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Leap Seconds in Windows

A leap second was recently added on June 30, 2015 23:59:60 UTC. How are leap seconds implemented in Windows (specifically Windows 7)?
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CSipSimple can't hear when calling from Jitsi or vice-versa when openvpn connected on one of the devices

First of all my English is not good, but i will try my best to explain the problem I face. Please help with editing if you can. I configured Ostel (SIP) on PC (Jitsi) and on Android phone ...
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Explorer.exe crashes and restarts, faulting module Comctl32.dll

I've changed the mainboard, CPU and SSD. Reinstalled Windows 8.1 many times. I have external graphic card (GTX650) which I tested on another system, also tested only on integrated graphic card. Tested ...
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run runas in a shell

I'm playing with a Windows 7 VM that I own. I started a reverse shell with ncat as listener. I can run commands except runas. Whenever I try to switch to another user I got prompted for the password ...
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How to create a file in memory in Windows Server?

How can I store and have access to a file in memory in Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard? I would like to have quick access to a database. Since SQLite stores database in file I would like to store this ...
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How can I scale an overlay within an ffmpeg filtercomplex?

I would like to apply a PNG overlay (watermark) to an arbitrary video file using ffmpeg. I would like the video to stay its original size (which I don't know ahead of time), and the PNG to be scaled ...
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Permission issue on network share drive

I am using Windows 7 on work domain network. One of the shared drives is mapped automatically when I logon with my domain user. However, when I try to create a file or directory from my workstation in ...
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Cant access Share on Windows 7

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise and Windows XP professional on domain. Windows 7 has a share folder which windows XP access it but for some reason during the day I cant access the share but if I reboot ...
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The best possible transport between iPad and PC [on hold]

What is the best transport option between iPad and PC given that WiFi and cellular network are not always reliable? iPad serves as a remote control for a PC application. It supposed to send commands ...
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How can I fix resolution/screen size issues when connected to a server via RDP?

We had someone in who needed to do some work on our server but when his laptop connected to it via RDP it made the resolution/screen size go all weird. Here are some screenshots as you can see some ...
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How do I identify what is my 'Intel Chipset' , on a Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit system?

How do I identify what is my 'Intel Chipset' , on a Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit system? This is actually a follow-up question to USB 3.0 ports function as USB 2.0 ports on Windows 7 -- trying ...
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Not able to receive signal from bluetooth module on PC, works on mobile

I am using an IR receiver with a baud rate 9600, which sends signal to a bluetooth module. I am able to see the data which is sent on a mobile device with a simple BT terminal application. However, ...
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Can I use shortcuts from a directory in PATH?

I'd like to have a directory, add it to my PATH, and put shortcuts to executables in it. I've done it in a Linux and it worked so wonderfully, but it doesn't seem to work on Windows -- it just can't ...
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Ping computers when not joined to a domain

I am trying to understand windows domains. We connected a computer to the network and pulled an IP address. We were then able to ping a web server, however when we issued a GET request via a web ...
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Is there a shortcut key to go to the next sibling folder in Windows Explorer (8.1)?

I'm going through a list of photo folders and keep on having to click on the next folder in the list. Is there a way to jump to the next sibling folder from the current folder with a keyboard ...
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What is the point of “Share name” in printer properties if Windows won't use it? AD environment

So I set up all my printers in Windows Server 2012 Print Management. The printers have "internal" names like cdq.brother.mfc-8880 and mtp.hp.lmnop.123. But I gave them user-friendly share names like ...
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Running SCP through PHP does not yield same result as CMD

I have a Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation running an MSSQL server and PHP. My goal is to replicate tables from the MSSQLdatabase to a Debian Wheezy MySQL database. I have successfully ...
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What encoding parameters are used for the /Windows/Media sound files?

Specifically, what's the: Encoding (e.g. signed 16-bit PCM, 32-bit float, A-Law, 24-bit AWVW, VOX ADPCM, etc.) Byte order (e.g. little-endian or big-endian) Channel count (e.g. 1/mono, 2/stereo) ...
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How to develop a software for folder locking in both Windows and Linux? [on hold]

I know for folder locking we can ecrypt a folder using winzip or winrar and it will work for both windows and linux. It is slightly tedious task. I want to make a software which will work for both ...
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Three Displays: HDMI(TV), VGA(LCD) and Laptop

I tried all combinations. If HDMI and VGA work, the laptop is blank, if Laptop and HDMI work, VGA is blank. And obviously, the third obvious combination. Computer Specification: INTEL 4000 SEries ...
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Is there a free alternative to RecoverKeys to recover Windows license keys from all computers on a network? [on hold]

Is there a free alternative to RecoverKeys to recover Windows license keys from all computers on a network from one computer?
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Windows desktop shortcuts with keyboard shortcut stopped working

I have a few shortcuts (.lnk) on the desktop, with in the properties dialog "Shorcut key:" values of "CTRL + ALT +" and a letter. For example "CTRL + ALT + N" to open a new e-mail. This worked great ...
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what is a handle in windows?

What is a handle? (please look at the following image) A handle is a generic OS term that can be a ticket to an operating system object. Each handle is unique and identifies each object. ...
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Save as dialog on mapped drive in Windows 8.1 slower than in Windows 8.0

Whenever i save a file on a mapped network drive, the directory seems to load very slow in Windows 8.1 whilst Windows 8.0 and lower opens the filelist very fast so you can save immediatly. Is this a ...
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Checking UAC Elevation of Running Process from Command Prompt

How can I use the command prompt (cmd.exe) to check if a process is running with UAC elevation / elevated privileges? If I were to use the Task Manager (taskmgr.exe), I could check by adding the "UAC ...
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All non-Windows executables cannot be run unless if in Windows 7 Compatibility Mode

I am not able to run any binary executable unless if I set it to run in Windows 7 compatibility mode. Essential Windows programs (i.e. anything default found under C:\Windows, such as explorer.exe, ...
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Propagate Windows RDP Enablecredsspsupport Settings Across Domain

How do I disable the Enablecredsspsupport on a domain wide setting instead of going to every user to disable it ? Thanks.
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how to concatenate files within each subdirectory using windows command prompt

I'm a newbie, a grad student, and frustrated!! I have tons of directories containing subdirectories and each subdirectory contains a bunch of .irf files (these are a DVR-type file). I am trying to ...
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How to find the real process that is generating traffic when using OpenVPN

A pretty easy thing to do so it seems but i'm struggling with it. I got some (Windows XP) clients connected via OpenVPN using bridged mode. Now suddenly I started to see higher traffic load from those ...
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Running a Python script from the “Run” prompt

I thought this would be easy, but I've been struggling for a while. I have a Python script on my Windows machine called "myscript.py". I have it in a folder that's on my PATH, and I've added the ...
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Why is the Windows standalone Slack app stuck at “reconnecting…”?

I prefer to run it outside the browser -- that way it has its own tab on the taskbar, as opposed to being 1 tab out of dozens in the browser. But since last Friday, it's been stuck on ...
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Please give alternative for sticky previews and OnTopReplica cause this both don't work in mine [on hold]

Please give alternative for sticky previews and OnTopReplica cause this both don't work in mine.
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Windows: Not showing a shared folder with no-access

A network shared folder KAISHA contains a bunch of folders Accounting IT Management etc... The shared folder is hosted by a Linux / Samba4 machine, that serves Active Directory as well. Clients ...
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Windows 7 Halt on Wake

Whenever I wake my Windows computer from 'Sleep', one of a variety of things happens: the system acts normally and I can perform tasks instantly without any problem I can perform tasks immediately ...
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How will I know when windows 10 is downlading? [on hold]

I would like to know when windows 10 will begin downloading today (6/19/2015). I've searched for this on the Windows website, but I have yet to find any information. Is there any kind of progress bar, ...
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I want to write a batch file to selectively delete a folder from list of folders

Image below shows the output/command line interface of what i am trying to achieve.
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Incremental 1+5 Backup solution for Windows Server [on hold]

I'm searching for a backup solution, that fulfils the following requirements: Backup one folder to a SMB network drive Execute Pre/Post Backup Scripts (e.g. shut down DB server before starting the ...
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CR versus LF: which should I recognize as “end of line” in terminal program? [on hold]

I understand the use of line feed and/or carriage return as line separators in Windows, Macintosh and Linux. But now I'm writing a program that will accept text user input over a TCP socket, and I ...
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Mouse sensitivity not being applied

I have two PCs, one running Windows XP SP3 and the other running Windows Embedded Standard 2009 (WES). WES is similar to Windows XP, I think. Using TweakUI > Mouse > Mouse sensitivity, the default ...
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How to give DBA Rights to Domain User Account

How can we give rights / permission to domain managed user account, to manage SQL Databases, typically a DBA Rights? I am on Windows OS.
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Give a right to domain user to manage his system's firewall

How can a we give a right to domain user to manage his system's firewall? We're having a Windows setup, and using Windows Server 2012 for managing domain group policies.