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Old DOS based Program won't recognize date

I have an old (1993) DOS practice software program. Always loved it and works great on 386 system. All of a sudden I cannot log on and message says "date must be later than last closing date". Any ...
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eikon fingerprint reader for mac

Does any one know of a way to enable finger print login on osx mavericks (or osx Yosemite as it will be replacing mavericks) for a eikon usb reader? I'v been trying to find a way to use the normal ...
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Diskless Netboot a laptop with a broken HDD

Short question: I need to use a laptop that the hard drive connector is broken with Linux or Windows by booting through the network cable. Full question and background: We have 2 desktop systems and ...
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cron table mailx caused empty content

I'm using centos 7.0. The content of /etc/cron.hourly/mail.cron #!/bin/sh log=/var/log/mail.cron.log echo "`hostname` `date`" >> $log 2>&1 mailx -s "test mail" me@example.com < $log ...
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Is it possible to run a batch file as administrator

I am wondering weather it is possible to automatically open a batch file as admin when you double click on the batch file, because the commands need to be run with administrative rights
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Sublime Text 3: How to jump to the parent/enclosing function?

Is there a quick keyboard shortcut or Command Palette function to quickly jump to the parent/enclosing function? So if the cursor is in a function, then I want to quickly jump to the first line of ...
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Deleting .dll files/folders fromOne More Game

To begin, my computer skills(?) are minimal and I am not a gamer. My computer runs Windows7. I downloaded VLC media player, and 'One More Game' piggy-backed onto my computer. Instant uninstall from ...
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Is it possible to run a script on Windows boot as admin by adding it into a “Current Version\Run” registry key of the user “NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM”?

This is the Windows registry autorun key for my current (administrator group) user: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run and this one is for the "NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM" ...
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Failed paste into new message (outlook 2007)

Usually on the first try, my paste will fail, and instead I get a tiny multicolored icon. When I magnify it, looks like 2 arrows pointing up and down, contained in a circle. Second try at paste always ...
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Ubuntu doesn't boot after fsck on /

I had this problem with Ubuntu when it boots: http://askubuntu.com/questions/392720/the-disk-drive-for-tmp-is-not-ready-yet-s-to-skip-mount-or-m-for-manual-recove The problem appeared from nothing, ...
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Should I enable or disable EDID in AMD catalyst

I was just wondering if it is better to have EDID disabled or enabled in AMD catalyst?I have a laptop plugged in to a monitor with the display showing only on the monitor and the laptop lid closed.
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What does command 'git rebase' mean when no arguments followed?

Should ‘git rebase’ take at least one argument? What does it mean with just 'git rebase'?
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Acer Aspire One Wireless Capability Switch Issue

My computer has all the necessities to use wifi, but my wireless capability won't turn on and when I use the front switch it shows the antenna symbol with an x every time. It's had this issue ...
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How can I disable all internet connections while my screensaver is running?

I was wondering if it's possible to disconnect my desktop PC from the internet entirely when starting a screensaver? I would also like to reconnect to the previously selected network (I'm using a ...
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What is the path for the NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM registry hive?

If I open the registry with the SYSTEM account in Windows by using the PSExec tool from SysInternals: psexec -i -s regedit and I change an entry, for example, here: ...
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Laptop having connectivity problems everywhere

My laptop (HP Envy dv6, running 64-bit Windows 8) loses connection entirely every half hour or so. Connection will be extremely weak for much of that time, then regain strength before suddenly ...
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Very high latency caused by router?

I'm getting very high pings (2000-10000ms), and intermittent internet connection when using a wireless router (be it on LAN or WAN). When connecting a desktop directly to the cable modem, there are no ...
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2answers
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Netflix SSL certificate shows up when trying to visit https://www.google.com

I'm on a hotel Wi-Fi network where occasionally the following message shows up in Chrome when trying to visit any Google sites over HTTPS: The SSL certificate reported when this happens is This ...
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0answers
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Browsing sessions in Opera are no longer saved on next Opera startup

After a long time of using Opera web browser without any issues, a really annoying one appeared today. I had about 10-15 tabs open for my regular use when I am surfing internet. The setting that I ...
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can you convert mp3 to text?

How to turn MP3 audio into text?
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Is it safe to leave a Li-ion battery for weeks unplugged while it's not fully discharged ? And is it safe to unplug it while the PC is on?

Is it safe to unplug a li-ion battery not-discharged and leave it unplugged for a considerable period of time? (Less than a month) Is it safe to unplug the battery while the PC is on and directly ...
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realtime DPL2 decoding from linein

Can i use an external sound card like this to do Dolby Pro Logic 2 decoding (extract 5.1 from 2ch) in realtime (via software)? The audio source may come from line-in or SPDIF.
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How can a Windows disk rolback itself? Files left 3 months old only

I know it sounds like a cheap thriller and that its easy to jump to a conclusion that I am a certified idiot :) however I want to tell that I am in software consultancy business for 25 yrs and I cant ...
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Migrating old knotes to a knotes on a new KDE installation

I want to migrate the KDE knotes database from an account that existed of a Fedora 17 installation (kdepim 4.10.5) to another account that exists on a Fedora 20 installation (kdepim 4.13.3). I have ...
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Terminator custom commands cause shell to close

I have the default terminator profile configured to split the window into four quadrants on launch, this works well. There is also a "Custom Command" option for each terminal, which I assumed meant ...
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NVIDIA driver not launching X up

I have Debian Wheezy 7.6.0 installed, it's a fresh installation. I was trying to install NVIDIA drivers for my graphics card GeForce GT 540M. I successfully installed version 304.117, that has my ...
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Can i use a friend's Xp installer disk for my own computer?

My friend has a Windows Xp installer disk for home and i have a product key for windows Xp home. Would i be able to use his disk to install windows XP to my computer?
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Close all disconnected tabs in SuperPuTTY at once?

Is there any way to close all disconnected tabs in SuperPuTTY at once?
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How can I disable a single phone connector?

I have two phone connectors on my laptop. One regular 3.5mm audio connector and a 3mm subwoofer connector. Recently, the subwoofer I got with the computer fell off the table and broke a part of the ...
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Why is my HP Deskjet 1050 J410 being recognised as a HP Deskjet 2050 J510 for scanning purposes?

Windows 7 recognises my HP deskjet 1050 for printing, but if I want to scan anything it seems to believe that the machine is a 2050 J510. This is causing what I think is device driver confusion ...
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How is it usually proved that I agreed to something online? [on hold]

I come across pages asking for me to agree(by inserting a check, etc.) to some kind of agreement on nearly a daily basis. I was wondering how could it be proven that I checked one of these boxes? At ...
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Repairing HDD - help to command prompt

I've dropped and destroyed my HDD with family stuff and so on aboard, and I read online, that I should just use /R /F /X D: in commandprompt, runned as administrator. I did that, and this is my ...
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Windows setup which allows sending game sound to both USB-headset and soundcard?

I would like to record some game play while playing and in order to do that with what I have lying around I need to have game sound output to both my USB-headset and my traditional sound card which I ...
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Problems after Extreme Tux Racer

After a fresh install of Debian Wheezy 7.6 on my Optiplex 745, all seems to go well. After running Extreme Tux Racer, however, my screen cannot display more that 800x600. The only way I can fix this ...
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Move Windows bootloader to another disk

So i am planing on copying my C: drive to an SSD however my bootloader is on a secondary hard drive somehow. I have used the bootrec function with no luck. Any ideas?
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How to make a bash write to trace.log, trace1.log, etc.?

I am making a script and would like to write it to another file if that one exists? traceroute google.com > trace.log Any help would be appreciated. Also, i am a newbie, so an example would be ...
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Is it possible to install an OS without any installation medium?

I have a blank hard drive. Is it possible for me to install Windows XP onto it with only the product key and nothing else?
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Reason for root with SOCK_RAW?

What is the reason for requiring root when a socket is created with SOCK_RAW? I think its kind of silly to run a program as root just to create a socket to use with VPN. Not to mention other sockets, ...
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0answers
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mod_auth_token on a directory listing?

Apolgoies for the noobiness but I'm clueless when it comes to this! What I'm wanting to do is offer a directory listing to visitors so that they can download files provided. I was told that ...
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Open back of Toshiba Satellite L855

I have a Toshiba Satellite L855 - S5372. I was using it when it suddenly started making a wack-wack-wack noise; I'm certain that something got stuck in the CPU fan. Nothing had come in from the ...
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Speeds reported within a single tracert vary wildly

My Internet connection is being very unreliable at present. When I try to visit a web page, it takes about a minute to establish the connection, but once the connection is in place the page loads ...
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Sunbird does not show Events any more

As of today, a Sunbird 1.0b1 installation on a computer stopped showing the calendar contents. The top right just shows a rotating loading indicator and nothing happens, all the directly ...
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1answer
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AMD ATI RADEON Three monitor issue

Here is my issue, I have an ATI Radeon 5850 Video Card. I want to run three monitors, Currently I have tried using two DVI ports plus the Display Port (DP) with an HDMI adapter. The adapter is a ...
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How can I prevent Windows' file ownerships for newly created / copied files?

My wife and I share a PC, but use separate user names. We put all photos into a C:\Family folder. Whenever I copy photos from my SD card to this folder, she cannot open those files (and vice ...
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Can alt tab out but games wont show on alt tab list

When playing any game in fullscreen and I alt+tab out, there is no way to alt+tab back in as the game does not show up on the available programs list to alt+tab back into. For the most part I just ...
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1answer
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Accessing Outlook 2013 from Internet

I'm using my own computer to manage email at home. When I'm out, I get access to my Outlook from Internet by using Remote Desktop Connection. This works very well. Is there any other way to get ...
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1answer
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PATH preference in bashrc

I was wondering what happens in the following situation. Suppose I have an executable file in a directory that is in PATH in .bashrc. If I copy the file into another directory that is set in PATH ...
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Applications and .bat script get locked in Windows 7 for some minutes

I am playing around with Windows batch scripts and simple C++ applications on a Windows7 64Bit PC. The problem I am facing is that I cannot modify neither the batchfile nor the mingw-exe for minutes ...
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0answers
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recover deleted files in linux cluster

I just deleted some files that were very critical to my project on a linux cluster .I was wondering if there is a specific way to recover them. This is very critical and I would appreciate a detailed ...
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How to exclude my titles and name an entire row so it can be updated

I have an assessment where I have exported data from Access to Excel and need to do a mail merge but am having trouble understanding. I need the first name column to be able to update if and when ...

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