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free PDF password protect tool for Windows? without any online uploading

A client needs to protect some PDF files - and only protect, nothing else. Acrobat is too expensive for them. free PDF cutter - also cuts the PDF by default. PDFMate - when password protected a PDF, ...
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Repairing windows boot

I have two computers - a desktop and a laptop. The desktop has multiple hard drives attached - an SSD (Windows), two internal drives and an external drive. The Windows installation was on the SSD ...
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Is it possible to have a file hidden in Windows, but visible in OS X?

Essentially, I am trying to have a thumb drive with two versions of a piece of software, one Windows executable, and one Mac executable. I want the Mac file hidden in Windows, and vice versa. I found ...
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Select box and dim or shadow rest of screen

There are programs that work within chrome like "turn off the light" that dim the screen except the area in which a video is playing. Is there a way to dynamically select an area (think snipping tool) ...
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missing remote desktop on win 7 ultimate

Have a computer running Win7 Ultimate. Having issues using remote desktop as in doesn't seem to exist. Doesn't have the shortcut on the start menu, nor can I find mstsc.exe doing a search on the C: ...
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Mirroring 1 6TB Drive onto 2 3TB Drives

I have a 6TB drive where I store all my media (on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server). I also have two 3TB drives that I would like to use to backup the 6TB drive. What is the best way of accomplishing ...
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How to set up a VPN server on Windows 2012 R2 that can be connected from the internet?

I have a Windows 2012 R2 server in my office. It has internet access. Is there a way that can let me to use that server as a proxy server when I'm not in the office. Ideally I hope it can be used by ...
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How do I import data from 6 Excel Workbooks into one on a daily basis?

I'm needing to be able to pull data from 6 individual Excel Workbooks that are all formatted the same, first line being the same header across all six and then the data starting row 2 going down being ...
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Task Manager “go to process” points to the wrong process

This is one of those weird windows things and I'm wondering what even caused this. I was trying to clone a git repo, then closed the console window after deciding against it. The window stayed up but ...
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Firefox and IE render pages larger than chrome

When viewing a page in firefox, it appears much bigger than it does when opened in chrome, as if it has been zoomed in. Other machines using firefox display the page in the smaller state.
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I Need BAT file to perform actions, and also write echos and actions to a log file [on hold]

I Need BAT file to perform actions, and also write echos and actions to a log file... In other words: Whatever is "written in the BAT file", should be sent to the log file, as well as the actions ...
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Switch between windows by title

Doing Alt-Tab is great, but once you have 20 windows open it can be a nightmare. Is there any solution that would allow switching between open windows by their title? Press Alt-Tab, hold Alt, press ...
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Can I “simulate” a virtual network PC

I have to test a program on my PC that retrieve a path from a DB and then work on files on this path. The problem is that this path refers to \\STORAGE-AREA\etc and in my network there isn't any ...
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Fetch shared storage usage info from windows server

I am trying to retrieve usage related info of shared storage attached to a server by using: WMIC logicaldisk get size,freespace,caption,drivetype /Format:csv The output is fine. But here the Drive ...
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What is the maximum number of OS that can be installed in a hard disk drive?

What is the maximum number of OS that can be installed in a hard disk drive? I was able to install only upto 4 OS in my pc. Someone told a larger number of OS can be installed with another boot ...
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How do I back up my SSD?

My laptops’ master boot record is messed up, the drive had Windows 10 on it , I cannot boot to windows; So now I really want to just back up my documents that were on windows 10, it’s too much data ...
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FOR/DO command gives “Was unexpected at this time” when run from command prompt

Trying to run the following directly from the command prompt. FOR /f "delims=[] tokens=2" %%a in ('ping %computername% -4 -n 1 ^| findstr "["') do (set ip=%%a) While it runs fine from within a ...
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Robocopy to Remote Windows Server

How do I tell robocopy not to create a directory on the remote server if its root directory does not exist? For example, Source: c:\temp\user1\ssh Dest: c:\temp\user1 ...
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W7 usb port not working after W10 dual boot

So i got a pc with 3 HDD. Ive got Windows 7 running perfectly on one of them. Some day ago i installed Windows 10 Technical Preview on my second HDD. Windows 10 also work perfectly but when i boot my ...
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Genuine Windows 10 reinstall from long upgrade path

I have an old laptop (this one) that came with Windows Vista and a free update to Windows 7 Home Premium. I then got an anytime update to Windows 7 Ultimate. (Which, in hindsight, was not a very smart ...
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Why my Android FTP server is faster than on PC?

I am programming a little program in C#, and I am testing it with uploading a file to FTP server, on my Android phone I am using Ulti Server app and on my PC (Windows 8.1 x64) I am using Xlight FTP ...
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build cmake on windows command prompt

I need to build cmake automatically, without windows-wizards. I looked at http://www.cmake.org/install/ but it seems that I must have cmake on the machine before... Any suggestions?
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NTFS permissions issue? Part of group which has access, but denied

My account is part of Domain Admins, which is part of local machines Administrators group. Such as: MYDOMAIN\Domain Admins, is added to MY-LOCAL-PC\Administrators I gave FULL CONTROL access to a ...
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Install Windows 7 64bit over network

I am trying to get our computers and network setup to where i can re-install (or fresh install) windows over our network. All our computers get set up the same way with the same software. I would like ...
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Restricting certain printers to certain programs

At my place of business, we use desktop PCs as Point-of-Sale units as well as workstations. We have two networked laser printers (standard letter size) in the office as well as receipt printers at ...
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Is it possible to have a key function as itself when used alone, and as another when used in combination

For example, can I make Space + J act as Ctrl + J, and Space act as Space when pressed on its own?
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How do I pass a private SSH key to a Windows service?

I have a service under Windows which eventually uses SSH (jenkins which eventually tries to pull from a Git repo). If I run Git on the command line, everything works since I've loaded my private key ...
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Is MS Anti-Malware Service useful if already running an anti-virus?

Is Microsoft's Anti-Malware Service (http://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/malware-removal.aspx) useful when running a 3rd party anti-virus, or is it redundant and will it just slow things ...
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MS Word becomes unresponsive

I realize that there are tons of questions with similar symptoms, but I swear I checked most of them and could not find an answer. What happens is that from time to time something happens to MS Word ...
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Most files and all folders have read only permissions [duplicate]

I recently installed windows 7 64 bit on a SSD and now, it appears that all of my folders and most of my files are read only. I have tried to remove the read only aspect of them, or take ownership of ...
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Windows 7 professional.32 bit

I am trying to change directory on my command line in my C drive. I am trying to access python25 folder at C:/Python25/ but every time I write cd> C:/Python25/ and press enter, cmd returns Access is ...
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Windows shell to play (enqueue) all video files in correct order

I'm burning series on a DVD. I'd like to include Play all option to play them all. Of course, this should work for any player the system has installed. What I'm trying to do is to invoke the very ...
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Install Windows 8.1 on the new notebook with ssd

ASUS X554L SSD What I try to do: So I've bought notebook without system and I want to install windows 8.1 on it. What the heck is going on: After boot from dvd there is a splash screen with windows ...
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How to control speed on Copy Paste [duplicate]

My situation is the speed of syncing files through vpn need to be controlled to 500K. I have couple of scripts running on schedule using powershell, robocopy. The process is basically just a copy and ...
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Been trying to fix this for months now [duplicate]

Before anyone says anything about piracy: I purchased a laptop with Windows Home Premium installed so it IS legal for me to download a copy as a backup since I have a legit windows CD key. I have a ...
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Computer Shut Down / Freeze After SSD [on hold]

I recently bought a SSD and I installed Windows 7 64 bits on it. I still have a HDD in the same computer, which has a partition to Windows 7, and another partition to store data in general. I dunno ...
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Proxy Bypass for full Internet access at Institue [on hold]

In our institute, three IP serieses are there like XX.YY.0-45.0-255 & XX.YY.0-45.0-255 & XX.YY.0-45.0-255. FOR one IP Series UN-RESTRICTED FULL INTERNET IS accessible. FOr other 2 IP Series ...
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Unable to open login portal page to connect wireless network

I am able to login an open wireless network by my phone but not by my laptop. Actually when I connect my Windows phone it automatically takes me to login portal where I can enter username and ...
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Mouse speed after installing Windows 8

I was using Windows XP with exactly the same mouse settings as now on the Windows 8.1. In file explorer or the internet browser mouse is working at the same speed as it was on the XP, but when I play ...
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Stopping windows from booting [on hold]

This is not really serious, bt is there a way to stop windows from booting and it gives an error(not really error, just doesn't boot). And when we undo the changes it boots back.
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Running Mac in Full Screen in Vmware/Virtual Box in Windows

I need to test an application in Mac.Currently im running Mac in Windows using VirtualBox but it runs windowed and does not support guest additions,so full screen is not possible.Can VMWare player run ...
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Capital accented e with Caps Lock + key

I'm Italian, so sometimes I have to start a sentence with the letter 'è' (it is the third singular person of the present simple of the verb 'to be'). In Linux, writing that capital character is ...
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Windows 8.1 dfrgui not seeing drive C or not starting at all

I've made a clean re-install of Windows 8.1 x64 today. I decided to check the disk defragmentation schedule. To my surprise, dfrgui.exe did not list drive C:, showing only my external hard drive ...
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My internal HDD is not detecting

My internal HDD is not detecting, i tried to connect with other machines still its not detecting, No sound from HDD when powering the machine. The disk is not recognized in BIOS (I think), Samsung ...
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How to run a program when a folder is opened?

I want to run a program(used to display a message) when a folder is opened. how can I do it?
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Know username who is working on remote desktop

We are a team of 20 people we have a machine that is used by everyone. We take remote desktop of that machine to work on. so if somebody is working and i want to take that i have to ask everyone in ...
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“Sorry, we're having trouble determining whether your PC can run Windows 8.1 please close the setup and try again”

I keep getting this error over and over when trying to Upgrade my Windows 7 to 8.1 I am using a USB I made with Rufus CPU: AMD E-Series dual-core processor E-300/E-350/E-450 (1.65 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache) ...
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Ability to run program in Windows 7 lock screen? [on hold]

Would it be possible to make a program that takes an input and runs code while still logged out, still in the password input screen?
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What is causing warning on a certificate's basicConstraints?

I created a self signed server certificate using OpenSSL's req -x509 command and a CONF file. The CONF file is shown below. When I examine the certificate using Microsoft certificate viewer, its ...
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Command line programs have suddenly stopped working

When I run Ruby, Python, Git, Ansicon (console colors for Windows), and Uru (Ruby version manager for Windows) I get the error: [program name] has stopped working A problem caused the program to ...