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How do i remotely connect to linux box bu tunneling via windows machine

i have a windows machines which serves as jumpb box where it has access to other network behind the firewall and i can do RDP from my laptop(windows) to this windwos machine (JB) Now i need to ...
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Windows 8.1 BSOD DCP_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION

This BSOD happens every time I open certain programs. The whole computer goes into a freeze for about 2 minutes, then shows a blue screen. It gives me the error DCP_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION. I tried playing ...
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Windows 7 Boot fail. 500Gb SSD Ok. Elusive Windows 7 Existence. DISKPART? CMD fix?

Please help.. HARDWARE: Toshiba Dynabook 3D i7 laptop with 8Gb RAM and (Upgrade) 500Gb SSD running JAPANESE KANJI Windows 7 (upgraded to Ultimate); with ENGLISH Overlay. No Official Win 7 DVD Disk as ...
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Cannot access Windows machines by Name over PPTP VPN but can access ip address for ONE of two laptops

my windows 8 computer is acting strangely as the netbios resolves when I try to access a workstation by its name \desktop1 when connected to the LAN on-site but when I try to access it using a VPN, I ...
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Dead Laptop battery/Worked fine via powerplug/ As of late it randomly shuts off..[Acer Aspire]

I have reformatted and installed windows 7 on an old Acer aspire 5737z that ran windows vista, but now it seems to randomly shut off.. it ran fine when the power cable was plugged in. Any ideas as ...
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Windows Task Scheduler, Shutdown PC when Upload speed is < 5 Kbps

I am trying to create simple task that will shutdown PC when the dropbox content uploading is done. How it possible? I am using Windows 8.1
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installing tar files, after extracting them in windows

im doing audio research, and have got 4 DAWs, but some of the things im researching are freeware from universities that come as tar/gz files, and I don't know how to install the programs using the ...
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How to call environment variables in runas command for right click context menu

I am having trouble with using environmental variables with using runas when using the command in the registry for a right click context menu command. I have tried different methods of escaping the ...
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How to have an executable file run without cmd? [migrated]

Right, so I'm in a little bit of a pickle here. I've been coding for years (non-professionally, only algorithms for competitions, I'm still in high school) and I tried to create my very first actual ...
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Unable to ever properly get Windows running under bootcamp

I have a late 2012 iMac I'm trying to get Windows 7/8/8.1 running on. I've tried all 3 versions, and nothing ever works. I'm pretty certain it's a driver problem - the OS installs fine and I can do ...
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Allowing computer to turn off USB hub to save power - how much power?

Should the computer be allowed to turn off the usb hub? I have seen a solution suggested for slow USB recognition - to prevent the computer from turning off the usb hub. But there's a reason for it ...
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DISM: Error 2 The system Cannot Find the File Specified - during /Cleanup-Image

hopefully someone can help me. I was trying to get rid of old windows update files by running Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /AnalyzeComponentStore. I am getting Error: 2 'the system cannot find ...
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VPN and Windows Accounts

I connect to a VPN "Private Internet Access" with Windows 7. I'd like to know if there's a way to connect to the VPN in one account and have another IP in another account. For example: Account User1 ...
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Best program or IDE to Create Java games? [on hold]

I am searching for a program to create Java games. Aha not much to it, Aymen **PS preferably 2d games **
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Use two different connections: one exclusively for download and the other for upload: possible?

I hope you can help me with this dilemma. I have two different connections, one is via router/ethernet, the other one is mobile: the first one has a very good download speed, but lacks of upload ...
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Windows 7 will not boot

I deleted start-up files with cleaner and now the pc is will not boot up. I do not have the installation disk (as they do not provide one with pc's these days). How do I boot up? My other machine is a ...
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Wifi device is not showing up in device manager after installing windows 8

Hi I have an Asus x55A laptop. My wifi was working fine till I installed new windows and now I am unable to see the device for wifi. I have installed other drivers like HD graphics etc. But ther's no ...
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Is there any way to automatically decrease subwoofer volume at night?

I'm using both Windows and Ubuntu, so a solution for either (or both!) would be great! I live in an apartment complex, and love to listen to bassy music and watch movies. My neighbors are fine with ...
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Remove a drive from Windows Storage Pool without losing data

I have a Windows Storage Pool with a 3TB drive and a 1.5TB drive. I want to move all the data from the 1.5TB drive to the (45% full) 3TB drive and then remove the 1.5TB drive. Is there any way to do ...
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Invert all bits in a file

I’m looking for a way to invert all bits in a file, preferably using Windows-integrated tools. How do I go about doing that? In essence, a file with contents 1100101 would become 0011010.
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How can I tell which hive specific registry keys belong to? [on hold]

I am currently trying to make the most secure computer I can. One that is immune to both viruses and the stupid ass kids at the centre fucking it up..... again -_-. I am using the inbuild ...
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Can I define a new character for my OS?

Normally when I write u+0022 it writes " (Look here). Is there any way to define a new character? I mean can I design a character and define a value (u+9999, for example) to it in order to make OS ...
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Why does processor check say “compatible with long mode”, but VMplayer is saying “incompatible”?

When I open a VM using VMware Player, there's an error message:  –§–  Software virtualization is incompatible with long mode on this platform. Disabling long mode. ...
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How to sort files into folders by starting letter

I have a folder containg nearly 2000 sub-folders. To make it easier to navigate, I'd like an automated way (I have many folders like this) to organise them by starting letter, with 27 sub-folders (A-Z ...
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Why are the file formats different?

When you go to a certain site to download an application. why can't you run the same file formats for different operating systems?
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Temp directory for all users?

This is the Temp directory for my user account: C:\Users\John\AppData\Local\Temp Is there a Temp directory that is accessible by all users?
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windows 7 search results columns “Folder”, “Folder name”, “Folder path” empty

How can I see the folder\file path when searching on a connected device? I have selected to show "Folder", "Folder name", "Folder path" columns but they all appear empty.
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Identifying the basic information of Windows installation .iso images

I've 6 different Windows 8.1 64-bit / 32-bit installation .iso images. All of the 6 images are untouched and officially released by Microsoft. How could I identify the basic information of each .iso ...
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How do I prevent desktop shortcuts from being made in Windows?

It is a common practice to have installers place shortcuts by default on the desktop, but most installers allow you to disable this by unchecking the appropriate checkbox. There are also installers ...
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Something I'm not “getting” about SSH keys: OS portability (Mac to Windows, etc.)

Let's say I create SSH keys in a Mac to connect to my remote server. My server has my public key. My Mac has my private key. So far so good. A few days later, I want to connect to my server by ...
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Is it possible to fix font rendering on Windows 8 for modern WebFonts?

Modern WebFonts like Roboto looks awful on Windows (even with DirectWrite) in Google Chrome/Firefox/IE. Is there a way to fix this? Many many websites are using these fonts and it's just super ...
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Starting up Windows occasionally fails and the computer emits a sound

I have a Dell Inspiron core i-3 3521, processor core i3 3227u CPU 1.9 ghz, 4GB RAM, and a 500gb hard with the operating system Windows 7 ultimate. A few days ago, I had an issue with the startup of ...
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can I know who on the network copied a file from my computer from my shared files ? and how ? on windows

How to find out who copied my files from the network, is there is a log file on windows that tracks who copied files and when.
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How to run Cornelsen's “Tobi” software (for Windows) on linux, using Wine

There are a lot of resources on how to run Windows software with Wine, but this question is specifically about how to run a software called "Tobi Fibel" from the German Cornelsen Verlag on (Ubuntu) ...
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Debugging IIS worker sometimes puts single ASP.NET application into a 'dead' state

I have an IIS server with a single app pool, and a site that contains three applications. All three applications are run in a single IIS worker. Sometimes, while debugging one of the applications, ...
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How come UAC logs are not being stored in Event Viewer?

In Event Viewer, under Applications and Services Logs, UAC logs are not being stored. How do I enable them? Could Domain/OU group policy have them disabled? If so where can I see that it is disabled ...
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Windows shared printer reprints jobs from the day before

I have two PCs here, one of which, PC1, runs Windows 7 Pro and shares a Samsung ML-1660 Series printer (\PC1\Samsung). The other PC, PC2, is running Windows XP Pro and has installed the shared ...
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Asus laptop makes weird sound when touched

I've had my Asus N56VV-S4021H for about 1 year and a half. It runs Windows 8.1. Recently, it started making a sound every time I touch it. Whenever I type, knock on the laptop's case, touch the ...
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Regedit Don't open

I modified Registry key ProgramFilesDir to install more applications in External HDD but after reboot I can't open any application installed in my Pc , or any utilities of windows like Regedit / ...
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Appending an extension to a new file created with xcopy

I've been having problems with xcopy in the past few days, and I'd like to stop ripping out my hair. In my DOS class, a portion of an assignment requires a file to be copied (with xcopy), and the new ...
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Changing drive names in windows 7 won't stick

Tried the Admin Tools route, tried right-click "Rename" over the drive icon and also tried this method, which as far as I can tell, does not really rename the drive but the usb port where it is ...
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Making Batch to run Windows PowerShell, then have it run some text

I am newer to making batch files. I am trying to run a command that will open windows PowerShell in a specific directory, and then once there to run a command. So far I have the following. ...
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Disable internet connection permanently windows 8.1 [on hold]

I have used "Ipconfig/release" command to disable internet but it allows to connect to internet after I restart my PC. Is there anyway to disable internet permanently, and a method to restore it ...
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Extending the command-line search path without editing the PATH variable

I want to extend my system search path without appending new directories to %PATH%, I am aware of the App Paths registry entry put that entry is only being accessed when using ShellExecuteEx which the ...
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Unknown user name in Internet Explorer properties

In my Internet Explorer Properties Security box in the section Group or user names I found. Account Unknown(S-1-5-80-2375682873-768044350=35334… What is this?
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Why does a file placed in windows startup folder not execute the file each time I start my system ?

I have a file on Windows 8.1 in the following location: C:\Users\Ciaran\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup I want a file that I've put into this location to run each ...
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Showing Work Breakdown Structures in Tuleap

Is it possible to show a Work Breakdown Structure in Tuleap? It would be nice to see a graphical tree of the artefacts from feature EPICs thought USER STORIES and their resultant TASKS.
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Error downloading file with Internet Explorer using HTTPS

We recently have a problem with Internet Explorer when downloading files over HTTPS from one application. Suddenly it started to show this error Internet Explorer no puede descargar ${page} de ...
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Opening outgoing ports on dedicated machine

I have a website where I have been working with another person on a game server listing site. It queries the game servers and shows information etc. Anyway upon talking to the creator of the script he ...
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How to launch a 64-bit program with a different locale than the system locale?

I'm looking for a way to launch 64-bit programs in a Chinese, Japanese, and Russian locale without changing my current system locale (which is English). With Microsoft's AppLocale I was able to launch ...