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Home Network compromised, or valid wordpress plugins, a windows app/program?

My Linksys administration tab where logs are located shows a total of 12 incoming connection entries. Some of these addresses say they're in china when i google them which exponentially increased my ...
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How do I register an event log so that psloglist can access it?

This post is about the new sysmon tool from Sysinternals/Microsoft and the event log as relates to psloglist.exe, also from Sysinternals/Microsoft I'd like to query the sysmon windows event log: ...
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Trouble connecting my WN1000 RP WIFI Boster

I have a NetGear WN1000RP wireless Extender and I am having trouble getting to its initial configuration page.
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7-zip extras for Linux

I want to pack a folder containing various resources and executables into a single self-extracting file and execute a command after that, "setup.exe" for example. I've successfully accomplished that ...
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Google chrome tabs, navbar all became larger suddenly

So after I did a windows update, now suddenly google chrome's tabs, and the nav bar (with back/fw/refresh/address bar etc) have all become larger. Comparing with some random screenshots I had before, ...
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Multiple Network Cards (16) on Windows Operating System. Random failures with UDP/SNMP

Please help me with this issue. Please be patient and read through. I have 4 (4 port ethernet cards) for a total of 16 ethernet cards on a single PC. First Ethernet card IP(10.10.0.10) is connected ...
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text file — search via regex, bold the results in order to physically print out

i can't think off the top of my head an app which will allow me to do this. i have a document with hundreds of lines, i want to search via a regular expression and either bold or italicise the hits. ...
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Cyrillic characters in Sublime Text 3 with Terminus font

I have an issue with displaying Cyrillic characters in Sublime Text 3 when I choose my favorite Terminus font: all they looks like unfilled rectangles. In other text editors I have a "character set" ...
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Can I change the window lock screen “reset password” application?

If you use Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) Self Service Password Reset, there is a reset password link on your windows 7 lock screen that opens the FIM password reset application: Is it possible ...
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Unable to uninstall Folder Lock or access locked drive

I locked my D drive using folder lock. But, my D drive contained the installed files of folder lock too. Now I am not able to run folder lock nor open D drive. I tried uninstalling from Control ...
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Windows cmd output redirection to standard input ( >&0 )

From a question on Stackoverflow, i've being testing with redirection from/to stdin stream. And this tests, trying to send data to the stdin stream, just to see what happens, end with an apparently ...
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Emulate ssh ProxyCommand on PUTTY

I have an instance at Terminal.com that I want to connect via PUTTy's SSH. They have a guide saying you could connect to their via a proxy. But I can't really figure things out so easily. Steps to ...
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How much time the Copied Data are stored in Temporary memory

I want to know how much time the Copied Items or data's are stored . Is it correct these copied items are stored in RAM, when will this Items are expires Suggest me to know the answer . Thanks in ...
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Windows 8.1 restore permissions User Directory

My laptop broke last week. I removed the hard drive and connected it with a sata to usb cable in another pc with Win7 to copy some files. When I tried to access my Home directory Win7 complained ...
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Windows 7 Firewall blocks incoming connection even though there is an “allow” rule

I'm running a (.net WCF) HTTP Service on 0.0.0.0:60001 and a remote client - on the same network - can't connect. Looking at the windows event log, i can see two related events: Event ID 5152, The ...
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list in different languages on my dvd rw drive what is it

on my dvd rw drive [d:] f there is a list in different languages what are they and should they be there, their date of entry is incorrect eg 29/05/2009 this lap top was not manufactured till 2013 ...
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Cobian Backup: Random, odd errors

I use Cobian Backup 11 (Gravity) to back up directories on my computer and one network file server, onto another network drive. Recently I've had too many times when I noticed the icon blinking to ...
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What will happen if I delete all fonts in windows FONTS folder?

Just curious but not dare to try out, what will happen if I delete all fonts in windows FONTS folder? Will the system menu,layout containing characters just disappear? Or does windows have some ...
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Upgrade Windows 8.1 to Windows 8.1 Pro

I want to upgrade my windows to pro, so that I can use hyper-V and do more with my pc! But when i click add parts to Windows 8.1, i can choose I have licence, or I want to buy a licence. I Have a ...
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Installed Google Chrome 64 bit, but am I launching the 32 or 64 bit version?

I installed Chrome 64 bit, but am I running the 64 bit version? I went to Control Panel\System and Security\System to confirm that I'm running an 64 bit version of Windows on an x64 bit processor. I ...
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Can I run a script every time the cmd program is run?

I want to show unicode character on my windows console. For this I changed the cmd's font to lucida console and I'm using chcp 65001 before every session I will open a program which will display ...
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How to remove old history/data and keep recent from Google chrome?

I've checked the official options in Google Chrome and it l rooks like there is only option to remove RECENT data, but I want to remove OLD data and keep the recent. Is there any way to do this on ...
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Is there a windows command-line alternative to unix's expect?

The bash/unix/linux tool expect can be used to automate/script console/tty programs in posix. An example is in http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4780893/ I've read there are bindings for ...
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“Always use this program” is greyed out for certain files

Here is the context : The problem started when some file icons didn't diplayed. So I search the web and most answers, if not all, were related to the icon cache database. I tried most solutions and ...
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Smoothing mouse wheel input system-wide

Is there any way to filter mouse wheel input, leaving out sudden direction changes? Whenever I scroll down the page, for example, one in a few scrolls suddenly happens to be in a direction opposite to ...
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How to get assigned IPs by hostednetwork?

I just started using Microsoft Virtual WiFi or hostednetwork from Command Prompt to share my internet connection through my WiFi adapter and it's good so far! The only issue I face however is that I ...
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How do I know which build of Chrome I'm running, 32bit or 64bit? How do I change it

Recently, Google has provided a 64bit build for Windows. How do I know which build I'm running and how do I change it? I want to try it and be able to go back if I need to. Thanks in advance.
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Can't get multiple monitors to work with windows remote desktop

My remote desktop session is refusing to use both monitors. Here's how they are laid out I do have the option checked in the Remote Desktop Connection What else can I do?
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Whats the difference between windows search vs metro search

whats the basic difference between windows metro search and normal windows search at my computer,while i searched the files with respective to other drive locations its not visible in search items Is ...
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How to split window in Windows 7, like in Ubuntu Nautilus (F3 key)

I love the Ubuntu feature when I press F3, two windows appear so that I can drag and drop files between different folders. Can I get this functionality in Windows 7? Like an extension or something? ...
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Why is wuauctl overloading my Win XP and how to stop it?

Today I just opened my old laptop with Win XP (I use it every day, I don't shut it down nor hybernate, just close the lid in the evening and open in the morning) connected to Internet and it started ...
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Can't expand network nodes in project explorer - Aptana Studio 3

i have a question about aptana studio 3. I search a ide which has a ftp integration and i found aptana. I use sublime text 3 before. I simply want to open a folder on a server which is in our network. ...
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“Disk” always at maximum usage

I recently opened up my laptop to fix a faulty power connector. Since then I have noticed my disk usage (not sure what it actually corresponds to) has been very high, as in the screenshot below: (Note ...
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Can a non-admin windows user install Firefox to their C:\Users\xx folder?

I was under the understanding that installing Firefox wrote to the C:\program files (x86)\ folder and put registry entries into HKLM, therefore on a locked-down workstation a user would have to have ...
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How to disable Javascript Debugging in IE11?

I am building an ASP.NET Web Forms application (not site) and whenever I debug with Internet Explorer, I cannot seem to disable the integrated Javascript debugging with Visual Studio 2013 Pro. How do ...
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How to remove old history/data from Google Chrome?

I've checked the official options in Google Chrome and it looks like there is only option to remove RECENT data, but I want to remove OLD data. Is there any way to do this on Windows?
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Ways to compartmentalize software in Windows [on hold]

I have numerous software for different purposes: graphic design, web development, video editing, and music production. Each of these tasks uses a different set of software from the others. I would ...
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iTunes is showing 2 locations for its Library

In "Summary" tab the path states "file://localhost/F:/iTunes 1/iTunes Media... BUT in Preferences "Advanced" the path is C:\Music\iTunes 1\iTunes Media Why are these different?
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Is there a way to see a list of application crashes?

i.e. When did which installed application crash. If not - perhaps a way to see when was the last time a specific application crashed? Does Windows store that kind of information? Is there a way to ...
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Mac to PC RDP same LAN

I can RDP into my work desktop from home (using a Macbook Pro, early-2011) but when I'm on the work network with my Mac, I can't bring up my desktop using RDP (same credentials) - I keep getting an ...
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Does new mobo and gpu require clean windows install?

I am upgrading my motherboard and gpu. I want to do a clean windows install to prevent incompatibilities, and I don't want to have to buy another copy. My machine has an OEM windows 8 version. A ...
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custom shortcuts for launching programs in Mac

All, I've been a power" windows user since 20+ years and now I'll be using a Mac (Mavericks). I look forward to some of the innovations in the Mac and at the same time dread some things that I can't ...
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Hp laptop core I7 windows 7

Is it possible to use multiple usb wifi dongles simultaneously one for recieve Internet and the other as access wifi point ? Internet wifi signal was poor at my place only the laptop can recieve it, ...
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How to disable DirectWrite in Google Chrome 37?

Today Google Chrome 37 got final and well... the fonts looking ugly. It looks unsharp like on most .NET programs. Is there a way to disable DirectWrite and get back to Chrome <= 36 font rendering? ...
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Make a file run every time before shutdown [duplicate]

As far as we know, we can make a file run every time after turning on the windows, by putting it in Startup folder or make a key in registry with its path in the value! Now I want to now, is there ...
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Changing 'syskey' password using Command-Line

As far as we know, We can change windows account's passwords using the below command in CMD windows (With a user that have administrator privilege) : net user TheUserName NewPassword Now, I want to ...
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Batch file to read a file and create a JSON?

I have a text file with some dozens of entries in the following format: code: SETX id: 1 msg: Message for setx code: SETY id: 2 msg: Message for sety msg_ja: Japanese message for sety As you can ...
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How to turn off a particular hard disk in a multiple disk computer system to save power?

Explanation: I have about 5 hard disks in my windows 7/8 machine. Since, the operating system is only installed in 1 disk, the rest 4 drives just consume power staying connected to the motherboard. ...
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Slow Windows Application Startup

I have Windows 8 Pro/i5 3320M laptop with 8GB memory. Java based applications such as Eclipse, Phpstorm takes about 15-30 mins to load. (i assume issue is with java apps, others work fine). I tried ...
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How do you remove other OSes on Windows 8?

I have two hard drives currently set up on my PC, a 500GB one that has Windows 7 on it as well as games (this was my first OS) then I have my 160GB one which I installed Windows 8.1 on a few days ago. ...