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Rsync service on windows

I write a little program on windows using Rsync and I have problem with automatic authentication. When I try authentication using key file Rsync ask for a password rsync -av --chmod u+rwx -e'ssh -i ...
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In Mac how do I signal end of file (EOF) on the shell

IN windows, I press F6 function key to introduce the CTRL + Z character that signals the end of file. c:\> copy con filename copies the command line input to the given filename. At the end, ...
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batch file which execute sql command

I want to execute sql command which first opens a folder C:\Program Files\Oracle\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1\BIN and then execute the command as sqlplus sys/eect2EECT as sysdba. Then run sql script ...
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Sharing virtualmachines between windows and linux hosts. What filesystem do I need?

In my current setup I'm using both Windows and Linux hosts, I've a bunch of VM in a partition and I need to use and access them from either hosts. I've tested a couple of filesystems with very poor ...
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Quick way to share files on a PC with another PC that's NOT on the same network (work laptop on a domain, home PC on a home network)

I want to access a folder on my home desktop PC over my local home network from all our various laptops at home (just to backup photos and share media files). I tried simple Windows sharing, but one ...
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Task Manager shows more processes than I have running

I have ~50 processes running but the total processes in Task Manager shows 100+ always. What is causing this? And how can it be fixed?
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Windows hangs on first boot … mostly

I having some strange problems with the windows 7 PC of my mother in law. Mostly every time she starts her PC "after a while" (time is not really specifiable - often about a day) Windows hang up on ...
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AutoHotkey: Bind one key to two modifier keys

My issue is deceivingly simple. I have this combination in my .ahk file: Capslock::Shift This works. If I hold down Capslock, it doesn't activate, but it does whatever Shift has to do, which is ...
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Windows 8.1 Lenovo notebook non-touchscreen

My touchpad is set to show charms when I move my finger from right to left, and then my work disappears and the metro screen takes over. To get back to what I was doing, I have to click the corner. ...
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How to check Windows version installed on Hard Drive?

How do I check which version of Windows is installed on an old hard drive, from a Linux command line?
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How can I completely hide a file/folder even when you're showing all files?

The title basically explains it all except the OS, the OS is Windows (8.1).
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Computer hard freezes randomly - possible hardware issue

Symptoms: When the computer is running, it randomly freezes and requires an hard reset. This happens both when using intensive applications (games, compiling) or just browsing the web. The freezing ...
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Why is my computer slower now than it was when I bought it after a clean installation?

I've just reformatted my home PC. It's an i7-920, 16GB RAM machine (so it was pretty good back in the day). I've installed a clean installation of Windows 7 and I'm wondering why the PC is much ...
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How to compile Mesa 3D graphics library on Windows?

Mesa is an open-source OpenGL implementation (http://mesa3d.org), which I need to compile in order to get the library opengl32.dll on my system. I'm a total newbie here so I need help on compiling it. ...
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windows couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one (For windows 7 & 8)

I getting this error (windows couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one. For more information, see the Setup log files.) when i am install windows any version in my PC using bootable ...
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Windows 8.1 how to make start screen showing only apps?

When I install an application in the start screen appears a lot of useless shortcuts, like help, web links, uninstall etc. Is there a way to make the start screen showing only application (executable ...
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What is SRUJet?

I see in Event log many error entries : svchost (1500) SRUJet: An attempt to open the file "C:\Windows\system32\SRU\SRUDB.dat" for read / write access failed with system error 5 ...
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When was the last awake from sleep?

I'm using windows 8.1. I know I can use powercfg /lastwake to see which device awake my computer. But I want to know When that happend Question How can I know when last awake has occured ?
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Would Windows Server 2012 be an ideal OS for a NAS

I am currently using FreeNAS as a OS for my NAS and I use it without a hitch. A few days ago, I got a dreamspark subscription and with that came a free copy of Windows Server 2012. I was just ...
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VirtualBox don't recognize USB in Mac [Windows host] [on hold]

I followed this link to create a virtual machine with a OS X Mavericks on it. I followed every step correctly and my virtual machine is working with a great performance. The problem is it does not ...
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Selecting and installing Linux under Hyper-V on Windows 2008 Server

I am a developer with extensive and up to date Windows experience, but little (and very dated) Unix/Linux experience. I have a 64-bit Windows 2008 Server (Standard) operating more-or-less "lights ...
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FFMPEG Windows Generate 360p Video conversion failed

Input : "C:/server/ffmpeg/bin/ffmpeg.exe" -y -i C:\server\websites\ps\public_www/media/com_hwdmediashare/files/50/4f/37/4185216cb9bb234fd47ee43bf2122e4f.avi -strict experimental -acodec aac -ac 2 -ab ...
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How to install Windows 8 alongside Ubuntu 14.04 using separate drive

i have installed Ubuntu 14.04, but i've read many articles about issues when you've installed ubuntu first and windows afterwards. I have 2 separate SSD drives. On the first one i've installed Ubuntu, ...
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Taking ownership of file/folder in Windows

Is there any situation when an account with administrator privileges isn't enough to perform certain action and it's then necessary to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows? If there is, I ...
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Bitlocker to-go group-policy conflict

I want to activate bitlocker for my SD-card but when i try, following error message appears: "The group policy settings for bitlocker startup options are in conflict and can therfore not be applied. ...
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my space bar lags behind my typing speed

When typing my space bar lags behind. When I look up I have a string of words together with no spaces between them. It does not matter what application I am using. It is happening as I type this, it ...
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Nullmodem connection performance

I want to transfer 118 MiB data from an old Windows 95 PC to a laptop running Windows 95 and 2000 in dual boot. The computers do not have an Ethernet card and I do not have a second computer where ...
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Non-System Disk Utilization is High

I have Windows 8.1 Pro, and for the couple of months I've had it, disk usage for non-system disks (aka, all disks except C:/) is almost always much higher than the drive Windows is installed on (C:/). ...
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Recommendations for exquisite control of Android devices accessing the internet

Bear with me, I've been researching this every day for weeks and I'm getting lost in my own thoughts! I have a Virgin Media router (192.168.0.1) running DHCP, which my wife and I use from Windows ...
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How can I see the last device plugged or unplugged to my machine?

I have a loose connection somewhere... Every few minutes, I hear the device unplugged/plugged back in sound. I can't see anything wrong and everything appears to be working. I have tried looking in ...
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Why are those characters wrongly encoded?

I have a question about character encoding. I just received an e-mail that's supposed to use "Content-Type: text/plain; charset=windows-1252", but accented characters look like this: Votre email ...
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intel rapid start technology automatically changes to manual startup type in services

i just did a clean install of windows on my laptop and installed all the drivers including IRST(Intel Rapid Start Technology)... whenever i restart my laptop.. or leave it running for a few minutes ...
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With the advent of the UAC, what are some specific reasons for why I should still log in to my personal Windows computer as a standard user? [on hold]

I've seen lots of posts where people have asked the very same thing. And when reading the responses which favor using a standard user account, it seems like there is a lot of hand waving going on. I ...
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I stupidly moved AppData, now I can't put the files back (Win 7)

I was trying to move the AppData folder (or at least Roaming) off of my SSD so I could make a symbolic link, but I couldn't move everything due to some of the files being in use. After a restart, I ...
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How to find the *real* source of dialog owned by CSRSS?

My computer suddenly showed the following dialog: I've never seen such a dialog before and it seems suspicious. (Yesterday I did install some Android stick drivers from Rock Chip, a Chinese CPU ...
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Antivirus scanner that actually scans files when run manually instead of taking over your computer and feeding on it [on hold]

In the old days, antivirus programs were actually programs which you had to run and point to a disk or a file that needed to be scanned. They did their thing, and reported if the file is infected. Is ...
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How do I clear command prompt before each netstat refresh?

How do I clear the command prompt screen before printing out netstat information when using a refresh interval? I've been using netstat -anp TCP | Find "5000" to view information for a specific ...
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Can Windows 8.1 Small Screen be upgraded to Windows 8.1 Pro?

I have Windows 8.1 Small Screen installed and want to upgrade to Pro for the GPO editor. Can this be done?
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Linksys' incoming log…do i have an intruder?

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 [on hold]

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 [duplicate]

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 ...