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Corrupted HDD: lost partitions, shrunken drive, damaged boot sectors, CHS and LBA mismatch

So yesterday I received a "dead" 1TB WDC WD10 JVPX-22JC3T0 laptop HDD from a relative. I never really faced anything like this before, but I tried. History: It had been used in a Windows machine, ...
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right-shift + right-ctrl locks ctrl key. All characters typed behave as though 'ctrl+' was inserted before the character

Currently using Windows 7 With two keyboard layouts: US Canadian Multilingual Standard. Behavior is seen in MS Word and Notepad++. Right-shift + Right-ctrl changes my language from 'US' to ...
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Apache Spark cluster through a proxy?

This is more a speculative question to those with more networking / Apache Spark experience than me. My current setup: two 32GB, 4GHz Core i7 machines I'd love to tie into a Spark cluster. However, ...
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How do i delete the entire replace-as-you-type list from MS Word

I need to delete most of the entries from the replace-as-you-type list in Word's AutoCorrect. I only need a few entries and deleting all the unwanted ones one by one using the delete button provided ...
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Windows 7 Ultimate [64bits] - 12GB installed but 3,18GB usable

I've got a Packard Bell iXtreme M5800 and I've added two new memory sticks (2x4G) to upgrade the RAM from 4G to 12G. The new memory stick are the same type of the old sticks (DDR3-1333) and the BIOS ...
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-bash: rsvg: command not found

I installed ImageMagick brew install imagemagick --with-librsvg And installation went fine, however when I try to run imagemagick in console I see: -bash: imagemagick: command not found How can ...
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What is an effective way to get the count of file types on the drive?

I have a 2TB drive with a ton of media from the last 10 years. Audio, video, photos, etc... Ton of files. Is there an effective way to summarize the file types on the drive? For instance, I'd like ...
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Multiple people on different PCs signing into a single user account

(I asked this originally on Stack Exchange and was advised to post here. Sorry for Cross-Post.) Can a small office environment use Office 365 (with Access DB) in such a way that: 2 managers can ...
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Visualization on windows 10 not working

When trying to install virtual box on windows I got the following error. The version is VirtualBox-4.3.20-96997-Win. I have reviewed this question and it's not the same issue. Suggestion that ...
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COMPARISONS OF INFORMATION BETWEEN TWO EXCEL WORKBOOKS

I have two Excel workbooks. Need to find out if the information in Column one in Workbook 1 matches the information found in Column 1 Workbook 2. If there are instances of no matches it would ...
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Disable “gesture” to turn off touchpad

I have a problem with my laptop and the touchpad. There's "something" that handles a 3-finger tap in the touchpad and causes the touchpad to be enabled/disabled (buttons keep working). This was ...
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XAMPP won't start Apache on Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard

When I try starting Apache from the XAMPP control panel (Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard), I get the following error popup and Apache won’t start: /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/bin/apachectl: line 70: ...
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Fullscreen mode in Chrome

Firefox proposes an awesome feature that allows you to show up the tabs and adress bar while you are in fullscreen mode. I use Chrome for performance issues, though. Is chrome policy is to turn off ...
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My GPU stops immediately and get black screen

I have a Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 graphics card and a dual monitor setup. Sometimes my screens go black and get a warning like: Nvidia Kernel stops responding. I tried a lot things, especially I ...
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MacBook Air constanty drops wifi connection

My MacBook Air keeps dropping wifi connection on my home network. When I connect to my network, it remains connected for a few minutes, then it drops the connection. I have no idea what's the problem. ...
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How do I find the source of empty items in my Explorer context menu?

When I open the context menu for certain files (image files as far as I can tell), I see empty spaces in the menu: How can I find what the source of these are?
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How do I create a DVD from an MP4 file using Windows DVD Maker?

I'm trying to create a DVD from an MP4 file using Windows DVD Maker (on Windows 7) but when doing so I get the error that the file type is not supported and cannot be imported. What is the easiest way ...
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linux-compatible 802.11ac usb-adapter chipset

Are there any 802.11 usb-chipsets that have linux drivers available? There are plenty of 802.11ac usb-adapters shipping already, but all I have seen only had windows support.
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Redirect if local page down

is it possible to redirect to a page, and if that page is down redirect somewhere else, being that the first redirect is a local server page on the client network and outside the first server? I ...
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1answer
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Esc and Fn keys are not working

I've got a Packard Bell TM98 laptop. I've recently installed Windows 8 and was updated to Windows 8.1. I am not sure but I think that Esc and Fn keys are not working from this moment. I've looked for ...
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Can Windows Server 2012 be used as an everyday OS?

So all the major computer smarties are probably dying in laughter at seeing this question but I'm being serious. I had to wipe my laptop and install Ubuntu since I no longer had the installation disk ...
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Search/Find option not working on excel 2010

I have number of dates written in a row in ascending series, DD-MMM format, excel 2010, under custom option format. And I am trying to search/find a particular date, which already exist in that row ...
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How to limit max RAM usage of a process in kernel 3.13

I am trying to limit the max RAM used by a process in using kernel 3.13.0-43-generic in ubuntu Ubuntu 14.04.1. I would like to set this system wide, but as this doesn't work I have been trying it ...
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Unexpected memory usage on Linux

I have a problem regarding disk space usage on Linux. I'm working on a Linux machine via remote login. I have been allowed to use 10GB of space on Linux machine by system administrator. Currently I'm ...
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Windows 7 Calendar is No Longer Shown, No Wireless Signal Icon Shown and Resource Monitor Does Not Start

1. Recently I have noticed that I cannot get calendar to pop up after clicking on clock on system tray. I can with searching find settings to configure clock but I can't access calendar at all. 2. I ...
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How to recover Chrome bookmarks in windows 8

I lost my Bookmarks when i accidentally synced another Google account in my Chrome. Is there a way for me to recover my bookmarks? I've already tried to re-sync, but the bookmarks were replaced. ...
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Add context menu items to services (windows)

I am trying to a delete option to the right click menu of windows services, I know that you can do this with right click menus for files such as .cat / .bmp and I think you can here too, so I created ...
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How to fix network Connectivity of guest VM moved from one machine to another?

Upgrading my PC, I am moving everything I had in the old one to the new one, including my VMWare Workstation VMs. In my older PC, I had VMWare Workstation 6.5 installed. In my new PC, I have VMWare ...
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Openvz vswap memory usage (Wrong memory on Virtualmin/Webmin )

I am running OpenVZ on my dedicated server Here is output from host(dedicated server) total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 15604 15228 ...
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It it possible to start two list levels at once in MS Word?

This has been driving my insane for years and years and I finally decided to look into it and found no solution. You know how sometimes you have a multi-level list but nothing to actually put in the ...
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how to speed up windows 7 domain attached pc loading?

I have a computer having windows 7 attached with a domain (server 2008) in my peer to peer network. As the server is no longer available, so its takes time to load to the main windows screen. The time ...
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Windows 8 to Windows 7 Easy Transfer

After using Windows 8 Consumer Preview for a while I had to go back to Windows 7 on the same laptop. I wanted an easy way to copy most of my settings and to backup my user folder. I used "Windows Easy ...
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Eclipse using huge amount of System Memory

I have a sophisticated workspace set up with many eclipse projects in my workspace directory. In total the size of workspace directory is just over a gig, with the .svn directory from subversion a ...
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Unrecognised partition table on ESXi drive

My ESXi server has recently stopped booting, I have no idea what caused this as I cannot see the boot screen (it is a remote server, I do not have KVM). So, I wanted to get my data off the server ...
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How important is GHz for the performance of a PC?

How important is the GHz value for the performance/speed of a PC? I'm asking because I consider to buy this Lenovo notebook but I'm not sure if 1.5 GHz are enough for coding and fast app compiling on ...
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NT-encrypted login to samba server with client that supports only plain passwords

I set up a samba server (a lightweight server on an android device). I manage to mount the shared directory (under ubuntu linux) with sudo mount -t cifs //server/path /mountpath --verbose -o ...
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Prompting for sudo password in a setuid root binary

I have a setuid root binary, with_sudo.bin with the following source code: /* with_sudo.c */ #include <stdio.h> #include <sys/types.h> #include <unistd.h> #include <stdlib.h> ...
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Unable to connect to IP-camera

I have a Sinocam IP-camera which was connected to a Huawei b593 4g router, until a supposed computer engineer fiddled with the cameras settings and rendered it unusable. The camera ships with a static ...
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How to create second color calibration profile in Windows 8 and switch between the two?

Windows 8 offers Display Color Calibration wizard. (Control Panel > Display > Calibrate Color.) It is great for basic use. Its only downside is that it always changes current color profile, giving no ...
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OSX Yosemite can't bind brew nginx to port 80

Installed nginx and php-fpm via Homebrew. I've disabled native Apache 2.4 that comes with OSX by running: glfx:~ glfx$ sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.apache.httpd.plist ...
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How to ensure all traffic goes through VPN in Windows 8?

I want to make sure all traffic goes through the VPN. The VPN manager has an option to enable a "kill-switch" which cuts off the internet if the VPN is not being used, however this feature is buggy ...
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1answer
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Should my RE3000W Linksys wifi booster be creating a new SSID after setup?

I'm a little worried that my wifi extender isn't working, It says its connected and running but I'm not sure if it should be creating a separate SSID to connect to. Can someone clarify this for me? ...
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RAM upgrade for laptop, unsure what size module should i order

I have an Acer Timeline 4820TG laptop, i want to upgrade the physical memory: following is the info regarding memory: -memory description: System Memory physical id: 18 slot: ...
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connect virtual switch to multiple physical networks

Recently I set up a few Hyper-V servers on my windows 8.1 (Pro) laptop. I connected all of them to a single virtual switch. Now I want to connect the virtual switch to the physical network (instead of ...
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How to extract video from only one part of a multi rar package without downloading the rest

I want to see only one video from a package of 10. All of these are in a multi part rar package. Does it mean that I need to download all 10 for the extraction to work properly or is there a way ...
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1answer
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Extensions not showing on Extensions tab of Add-ons Manager in Firefox 12

I don't know what happened but my list of extensions does not show up on the extensions tab of the Add-ons Manager on my Firefox 12. Is there any about:config settings to show the extensions or some ...
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How to allow local LAN access while connected to Cisco VPN?

How can I maintain local LAN access while connected to Cisco VPN? When connecting using Cisco VPN, the server has to ability to instruct the client to prevent local LAN access. Assuming this ...
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1answer
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Cannot connect to wifi in windows 8.1 for my new HP laptop

I just bought a new HP laptop 15-d035dx and it has a pre-installed of Windows 8.1 in it. My problem is I cannot connect it to my home's wifi router. All the devices such as ipad, iphone, samsung s3 ...
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How to undelete files on btrfs partition?

How do I undelete (recover) a deleted file on a btrfs partition? I have not taken a snapshot yet, so I can't use that feature. I know there are some tools for other Linux file systems, but google ...
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Killing a process does not work properly

I am attempting to kill a process (see the code below) but I have no success. This process running does not let me make new videos with the Raspberry Pi Camera and not even restart the Raspbian (which ...

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