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How do I get ftype & assoc to match Windows Explorer?

I changed the association to use upon launching a .py file, via Windows Explorer: Tools -> Folders -> File types. Then browse to .py. Change the association to Wordpad. Now when I type the name of ...
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How to delete the embedded picture and add lyrics in flac?

According to FLAC Documentation, pictures can be stored in flac audio format, but lyrics (maybe lrc, srt, or even ass/ssa) isn't mentioned in that documentation. So, how to delete the embedded ...
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3answers
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Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition - Can't install Windows 7

I received two computers, and they are both having identical problems. I am booting from USB and I see the hard drive, but I get this message "Setup was unable to create a new system partition or ...
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0answers
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Windows Update failure on Win7 x64

Getting 80070057 error when Windows Update fails on Win7x64 Start | Run | cmd | net start WSUSService fails with 'the service name is invalid' Using regedit as per How to enable Windows Update over ...
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0answers
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Cobian backup archieve bit

I want to backup my data with 2 different tasks in cobian backup. Task 1 will be using mirror backup of drive E in order to backup the data of it as is to my Local Drive H. Task 2 will be backing up ...
0
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3answers
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Can I use a ethernet splitter to connect a router to two devices?

I have a portable mini wireless router with different functions (AP/Client/Router). Can I use a ethernet splitter to give internet access to two devices? The router only has a ethernet port and ...
0
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0answers
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Power surges after installing graphics card

Power surges happen a few times a day (I think this is already an alarming rate) when I play games, say The Sims 4. When I play, the computer just reboots then my ASUS Motherboard tells me that it has ...
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Resolve Hard Disk Issues [on hold]

This question might be off topic but I have alot of Important Data so Please help me. What happened? I was trying to install ubuntu on a partition that was shrunk from an existing hard disk using ...
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0answers
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Cannot configure Exchange Server 2010 on mobile device because of “the connection to the server failed” error

I have a server with Exchange Server 2010 in a Win2008R2 domain. The fact is that whenever I try to configure Exchange access from a mobile device I get the following error in the event viewer: Log ...
0
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0answers
4 views

Clean Mavericks Install: Bash and Environment Defaults?

Broadly: what are the default files in play on a clean OS X install when using environment variables and bash? What derives from root, and what from the local user? I always get turned around on ...
0
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1answer
10 views

Installing software on Windows 7 very slow

Since a few days, any software installation on my Windows 7 computer is very slow. This is on a Windows 7 64bit setup of just a few weeks old (new computer). I've waited for over an hour for ...
0
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1answer
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Windows 7 systray icon hides each boot

My computer runs Windows 7 x64 Home Premium. I have MagicDisc installed and I want it always to show up in my system tray. I click the up array on the system tray and select "Customize..." to bring ...
0
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2answers
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What file extensions should be used on GPG generated output?

In Linux file name extensions are irrelevant, but on a Windows system, many GPG users use GUI applications rather than the command line. They may want to be able to double click on an encrypted file, ...
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1answer
17 views

Partition types for windows 7 installation [on hold]

I am planning to reinstall Windows 7 on my PC but I am not sure how to mark the partitions. Specifically I have three HDD's. Two of them for data storing which already have files in them and one more ...
0
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1answer
4 views

adb fails with “cannot bind 'local:5037'”

Any adb command results in the following output: * daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 * cannot bind 'local:5037' ADB server didn't ACK * failed to start daemon * error: cannot connect ...
0
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0answers
3 views

Improving slow wireless read/write to NAS

It would be great if you could help me out with the following. When I connect to my NAS, I get quite low speeds. Slower than my internet actually. I have looked at several of the questions posted ...
0
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2answers
34 views

Is it dangerous to share your UUIDs with others?

UUID stands for Universally Unique Identifier and it's used to identify uniquely information about the software. I would need to share an image with an Anonymous UUID related to a software, but I ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to maintain multiple persistent vpnc connections on ubuntu

Mark Knowles' Blog has a good explanation on how to maintain a persistent vpnc connection. However, this doesn't work well for multiple vpnc connections (Connecting doesn't work for me, everything ...
4
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3answers
2k views

Macbook Pro Triple Boot OS X Lion, Windows 7 and Windows 8

MacBook Pro (Summer 2010 Model, Basic Model) I currently have OS X Lion and Windows 7 running side by side on my MacBook Pro. However I have a need to get Windows 8 running as well in this mix (a ...
9
votes
2answers
8k views

How to combine three keys as a hotkey with Autohotkey?

I want to combine CapsLock Alt k keys in a single hotkey, such as this: CapsLock & !k:: Send !{Up} This doesn't work because Autohotkey doesn't allow the combination of more than two keys ...
1
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1answer
83 views

Customizing XenServer partitions

I wanted to install XenServer onto a hard disk with existing data on it, by customizing the partitioning and LVM volumes, but I found that the Anaconda installer does not seem to provide any options ...
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1answer
4 views

Save a Excel 2010 file, when another user has opened it

we have a excel file on our server, that contains a calendar for some people. So most time the excel file is opened by someone. Is there a way with java, that I can save the current state of the file ...
0
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0answers
6 views

Touchscreen crashes Xorg config

I have a chroot Linux install running on an Android device and have xorg running on the devices screen which works well, however I am trying to get the touch screen to work, below is my current setup ...
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0answers
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Word 2013 breaks layout upon saving

I am editing a Word document in Word 2013. The layout looks absolutely fine while I am editing, but it completely breaks after I saving the document. As far as I can remember, the document was also ...
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3answers
1k views

Software that supports ATA Secure Erase Command [on hold]

We have a lot of drives that need to be sanitized. NIST SP 800-88 recommends software that uses the ATA Secure Erase command. That's apparently the only way to be sure that the drive is properly ...
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2answers
175 views

CMD command to discover system information and attributes [closed]

I have heard about wmic. Is it the best choice or there's an easier and more useful command line for such a purpose?
0
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6answers
2k views

How to disable AltGr in Win7?

I am supporting a user that can't type and consequently often hits AltGr (on the right side of space-key). He has enough power to decide he wants to disable that key (instead of learning to type). and ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

how to get the php home page using wampserver2.4

I had installed wampserver 2.4..if i'm connecting using online and it automatically get opens the localhost(home) page.. but the iis7(internet information services) page were displaying..how can get ...
6
votes
2answers
7k views

How to make a custom keyboard layout in MacOS?

I recently moved to MacOS and I find the system "Russian Phonetic" layout unsatisfying (it's not the one that I'm used to). How can I create a custom layout? I've read about Ukelele, but the layout I ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Ubuntu/Toshiba Fan Speed Issue

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 AMD64 on my Toshiba laptop (L505D-S5965). After I boot into the OS, my fan works perfectly being mostly quiet. Recently, I noticed that whenever I resume from system ...
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2answers
2k views

Cannot Install Bootcamp on Mac Fusion Drive

I have two drive installed in my mid-2013 Macbook pro. It is running osx maverick. I set the two drives (an ssd and a regular HD) up using the fusion drive (following the diy fusion drive guides out ...
0
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2answers
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How to get IP address of all users on a network on Mac OSX

There is a similar question here: How to get shared computers' IP addresses in OS X 10.7?, but it doesn't answer some of my questions. THe biggest problem is it says to fill in "MyOtherMac" with ...
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0answers
21 views

Graphics for programming [on hold]

Is integrated graphics or dedicated graphics better for programming?
0
votes
0answers
7 views

FFMPEG to stream to rtmp

iam streaming a file from hard disk to rtmp server. what i need s to stream a file from the client pc. I.e im hosting ffmpeg in server and my web application stream file from client PC to the rtmp ...
13
votes
1answer
1k views

Generate a PDF from a CHM

I have seen many questions about PDF printers around, and I am already using a PDF printer (Bullzip PDF printer). But I can't use a PDF printer to print entire CHM files to PDF. I am using the ...
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votes
1answer
19 views

Want to get rid of ubuntu

So i have an Acer Aspire V that came with Windows 8. A couple of weeks after i got the computer i installed Ubuntu on dual boot with windows 8 ND at a certain point i did a full install of Ubuntu. But ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

PDF-XChange Viewer Document Appearance Issues

What could be the cause for a .pdf file to not show properly? Texts do not fit into boxes, they are printed on top of each other and so on. An example of the distortion using PDF-XChange Viewer: ...
3
votes
1answer
548 views
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How can I install USB Prober from the Developer SDK on Mac OS X?

I've tried to do some research to figure this out, and per this Technical Q&A: USB Prober is installed as part of the Developer SDK installation. If the Developer SDK has been installed, then ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

ssh under OS X 10.6.8 outgoing Permission denied

I have an OS X 10.6.8 installation that allows ssh into it (but not necessarily much further). However when it comes to ssh out from this installation, it fails in the two instances I can test, both ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Can I define a paragraph so it contains different styles?

I am writing a play and almost all my paragraphs are constructed the same way. Here are examples of two paragraphs whose styles are called "Blocking" and "Line". (Blocking) CHARACTER NAME → Line of ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

blank screen forever trying to switch users on Linux Mint 16 Petra (often)

Our netbook running Mint 16 (all up-to-date) has two users. Since first installing, we have run into two very similar problems going Menu -> Log Out -> Switch User, or going Menu -> System Tools -> ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Touchpad on keyboard not recognizing taps

I have a Compaq Presario cq56 and my touchpad is not working properly. I can move my cursor around the screen, but when I want to click on a program it won't do so. To get to my programs I have to ...
0
votes
1answer
129 views

How to recover Windows Boot Manager after a Mint installation gone wrong

Yesterday, my cousin wanted me to install Linux Mint onto his Windows 8 Lenovo laptop so he could dual-boot Linux Mint and Windows 8 so he could get some hands-on experience with Windows 8. I've ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

How do I export my Google search history?

I'd like to export all of my search history into one file. This used to be easy, but apparently something changed in 2012 or so that the old way of doing stuff(as seen in ...
233
votes
16answers
155k views

How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC?

What should I do if my Windows computer seems to be infected with a virus or malware? What are the symptoms of an infection? What should I do after noticing an infection? What can I do to get rid of ...
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0answers
23 views

Why does Chrome feel so much smoother than Firefox? [on hold]

I'm mainly a Firefox user however everytime I use Chrome it feels so much smoother overall, but I guess it's mainly due to a smoother up and down scrolling. IE too feels smoother to a lesser extent. ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

How to run a OS installed in External HD in VM

I have Kali installed in my 1TB External Harddrive. I can't reboot system again and again to run Kali. Rather i want to run it in VirtualBox and at the same time i want to use Windows8.1. How can i do ...
4
votes
5answers
35k views

How to save the password for a mapped network drive?

I have a map drive created from Tools > Map network drive. The drive is mapped to a different machine's shared folder. So each time I switch off the machine, it asks for the password when I open the ...
0
votes
3answers
261 views

How can I get Firefox to update when it thinks it is already running?

I am stuck on v7.0.1 of Firefox on Windows 7 because each time it restarts it gets the following error: The update could not be installed. Please make sure there are no other copies of Firefox ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

What can the second LAN port be used for on a NAS?

I've got a NAS with 2 ethernet ports. I have one connected to the router. I read that the second could be connected to double the speed of data to and from the NAS. I don't need to do that, as the ...

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