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In XP, how to create a folder like “shared documents” on second hard drive to allow multiple users on the same computer to share files

My home system is running Windows XP Pro set up with a non-privileged account for each family member.One of the primary uses is storing all our photos, currently under "Shared Documents". As our ...
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pygtk2 on centos 5x with python 2.7?

I'm trying to install pygtk2 on centos 5.8 for use with python 2.7 installing yum install pygtk* works only for the default python 2.4. I tried compiling pygtk2 from source but it does not configure ...
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How to convert HD movie from DV tapes from camera

I had one party and the camera man just recorded all the videos on mini DV tapes. Now he promised me that he will give me HD 16:9 1080p DVD for videos But i am confused how he will convert tapes to ...
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Generate a files list and truncate it in 2 list of X Mb of files each

I need to generate a list of all files in a certain dir, and truncate it in X lists containing each one a fixed amount of data of files. E.g. I have 95 Gb of data. generate the file list ...
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Alt Gr + 4 resizes windows when using remote desktop

I'm connecting to a Windows Vista computer using my Windows 7 computer. I have a swedish keyboard and whenever I press Alt Gr and 4 combined (should result in a $) the active window gets resized. I ...
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sound detection accessing device node directly

I am attempting to invoke a bash action triggered by audio input. A very simple sound detection sensor (no record) with adjustable threshold utilizing a pc's onboard audio chipset and audio microphone ...
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Giving access to a folder to a specific user in Windows 7

I have at my parents' house a Windows 7 machine, with 2 users - "admin" which only I have the password to, and "HomeUser" which doesn't have a password, and which my parents use to log into Windows. ...
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Not able to run powershell script from autosys

I am new to powershell and using 1.0version and am trying to write a powershell script that I can execute using autosys scheduler. When the I run the command in autosys powershell -command "& { ...
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Basic ssh/portforwarding

I have probably the simplest ssh/portforwarding question imaginable. I've searched around here and elsewhere, but I haven't managed to get this working. I've used networks and ssh for years, but never ...
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Two VPN connections from the same IP address

I have set up a server running Windows Server 2008 which two remote users can dial into using a VPN connection. It works fine unless they are both in the same location, in which case only one of them ...
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Compressing Notebook Files

I need to compress and upload a Smart Notebook 10.8 file for uni along with hundreds of other students! Even though the file is only 3.7 MB, I am still having trouble making it smaller. Can you help?
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Laptop hot after format

I recently formatted an HP G62 Laptop and installed all drivers from the HP site that should be installed for this model. But i noticed a very strange behavior, using Coretemp, the temp is always ...
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Command Line Data Copy - Windows Setup

My solid state boot drive just crashed in my laptop and it's my only PC at the moment. I have a data drive in my laptop as well - so I figured I'd just wipe it and install my OS on it for the time ...
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Lookup Multiple Results for Multiple Criteria

I've got a list of parent SKUs for items I need to create in my inventory system. This list has been finely paired down to the 165 products we would like to carry. However, each one of these 165 SKUs ...
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How do I quickly 'extract' specific information from web pages (source code) and format it into XML?

The gist: the small company I work for advertises its products through Google Merchant. We upload the products in an XML file as per Google's requirements. The problem: manually formatting thousands ...
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My PC is not reachable on local LAN after changing computer name

My PC is not reachable on my local LAN (workgroup) after changing the computer name. I then renamed it back to the original name and it is still not reachable. Pinging other computers from mine is ...
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Control Less Window gets stuck in Win7

The dialer software of my ISP that connects to my wi-fi network. While connecting it creates a control-less windows which gets stuck in the middle of the my win7 desktop screen and does not goes off. ...
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DNS resolves without adding the host IP and name to etc/ hosts file

Is there any way to resolves host-name without added to hosts file? In order to access internal site in my company I have to add the host-name and IP in the .../etc/hosts file. Is there any way to ...
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PowerPoint slide resolution? (Optimizing video playback)

In PowerPoint 2007, there seems to be no way of changing the resolution slide (only the aspect ratio and the output resolution can be chnaged?). If this is the case, then how do I optimize an ...
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Connecting the Radeon HD 5450

I have never bought a graphics card before and am getting the hd 5450. This is probably a stupid question but the card does not come with anything but the card. I am ordering online and cant see it. ...
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A firefox addon to access blocked sites?

Well, I am having a really slow network connection (Wi-Fi) which often disconnects. If this was not enough, half of the sites of blocked with OpenDNS.com. Funny (and insane) thing is that they even ...
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How to use a different Ethernet connection

I'm running a virtual machine at home which has a VPN connection to our main office, but I also want to connect to a share on another machine at home. When I check with IPCONFIG I can see two ...
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How to set guides at a certain position in mm

I need to design a front panel, so I created a new image with 300dpi and the size of 397mm by 127mm. To draw the holes for the different ports I need to place them at a certain x,y position. With ...
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Alternative Windows Offline Files + Windows Backup + Previous Version Setup

Currently our documents are all hosted in a Windows 7 box. Users can access the files using Windows share and the documents are available offline (windows 7 feature). The documents are being backed up ...
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Windows XP Installation issue - cannot find hard disk

A friend of mine gave me a laptop with Windows 8 installed and nothing else. I don't like it so I am trying to remove it by installing Windows XP. I have a windows XP installation CD that I have ...
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partitioning problems

I had on my laptop a dual system (Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows 7) and someway the partitions messed-up. Windows stopped from booting, I just got a blinking cursor, but Ubuntu worked fine. I tried to fix ...
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System Hangs between installing Windows 7

I've recently upgraded my laptop from Intel Dual-Core to Intel Core2Duo. When I tried running the already installed Windows 7 Ultimate after upgrade, it started hanging after few minutes. Guessing ...
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Web browsing through SSH tunnel gets stuck/clogged

I use tools like Tunnelier to log into my home Tomato router through SSH, and then use it as a proxy for web browsing, tunnel for Remote Desktop/VNC, etc. Most days it works great, but some days ...
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Opening Python in CMD (Unfixable Error)

I recently tried opening one of my Python projects with CMD to see what would happen. The result did nothing amazing, but Windows 7 thought I wanted to open .py files in CMD all the time. I have ...
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Audio/Video muxer which works in command line or API?

I am looking for a audio/video muxer which can work without user intervention like in a command line or API. I tried Avidemux but it seems to be finicky. Sometimes it works and many times not. Is ...
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Font conversion between Apple and Windows and vice versa

What are the font types are used on Apple system and how to convert font types from Mac to Windows and Windows to Mac?
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Strange messages on new Dell Workstation during bootup

I recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate on a new Dell T-7500 Workstation, and am seeing some strange messages on the screen: Dell SAS 6 Host Bus Adapter BIOS MPTBIOS 6.22.03.00 ( 2008.08.06 ) ...
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Svchost.exe connecting to different IPs with remote port 445

Im using Windows XP Professional SP2. Whenever I start my Windows, svchost.exe starts connecting to all the possible IPs on LAN like from 192.168.1.2 to 192.168.1.200. The local port ranges from ...
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.zip file created on Mac giving error in Windows 7 upon extracting

My friend compressed lots of photos into a zip archive using a MacBook, and uploaded it to Dropbox. I downloaded the zip and when I try to extract using WinRAR it gives this error, but extracts most ...
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Can a Linux (Ubuntu 11) server manage a NTFS partition on a seperate drive on a Windows XP/7 network

I'm hoping to set up my backup machine as an Ubuntu server yet preserve it's seperate 500G NTFS drive as the backup target in a small (< 10 machines) Windows peer to peer network that is a mix of ...
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Search Replace extended in a html file

i have a little question. I have a big html file and want to replace lots of things inside a lot of times. The only problem i cant solve is a replace with a variable. Example: <image ...
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IPV6 auto configuration not working in Ubuntu Natty

In Windows 7, my computer can automatically get a IPV6 global address and use IPV6 network, but in Ubuntu Natty, I can't find out how to let stateless configuration work. My network is a university ...
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Unique string values in range

I have some spreadsheets where there are large number of cells that have essentially been used for free text. There is a finite set of values for this free text and most, if not all repeat. eg. ...
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Can't delete ._Icon from Dropbox in Windows

I used Dropbox on mac recently and that Synced some files with windows. Now I'm not using a mac anymore and there's a file named ._Icon that refuses to go away. I am not able to delete it, nor am I ...
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Cant visit some websites in linux but in windows XP I can

I have a Ubuntu box and a windowsXP box, both are working well. But I can't visit some websites(like Apple.com, www.suning.com) in Ubuntu while I can with my other windows box. Those are just ordinary ...
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Restricting symbols allowed in cells of Excel spreadsheet

I need to format some Excel cells to allow currency (decimal point) only to be entered. Some employees completing the form enter a colon (:) instead of a decimal point which then results in an ...
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Disk Partition on Ubuntu

I have a 750 GB hard disk and GB RAM. I will setup LAMP on my system. Now my problem is, how I will make the disk partiton so that I will keep 300 GB for my localhost and the rest of memory will be ...
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What architectural state is saved during context switch?

What architectural state is saved during context switch? As far as I know, what is saved is the following Set of registers including PC counter TLB (If it is not flushed...) what else ? Memory? ...
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One AD-account two computers - never logged in at the same time

Mission I have one AD account that I, at different times, want to use at two phyiscal computers (referred to as computer1 & computer2). To be clear about the time aspeact, I never want to be ...
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Scanning directories in my Network via PHP

I want to read all directories of a specified directory via PHP. (unfortunately Im not good enough in VB/C/Java to make a more efficient workaround) With this code, I could read all files from /tmp/ ...
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Tampering TCP data on a Windows application

Is there an application where I can run another application and it will allow me to see and more important manipulate the TCP data sent to another server? I'm using Wireshark to view the data, but I ...
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How can I restore my laptop from Windows 7 to its original Windows Vista recovery partition?

I bought my Acer laptop 4 years ago with Vista Home Premium x86. It has a recovery partition that I have used successfully in the past to format everything and reinstall Windows to factory settings. ...
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Connect a CentOS 6 server to the internet without a router

I have a CentOS 6 web server. My ISP gave me one public IP/mask/gateway/DNS. I entered these parameters on my Windows laptop where I get internet. I can ping outside and etc. Then I entered these ...
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Increasing memory frequency and timing okay?

I understand that one can reduce memory frequency and timings equally and the RAM should still run fine. However, whilst latency is the same, throughput will be reduced. I also understand that ...
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Finding duplicates in a column where the cells hold a formula

I have a workbook with 3 sheets. Sheet "PS", column A contains a list of player names that stays static. Each week, each person in column A sends me a name from an available list. They are allowed ...

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