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Why does my general frame rate slow down to 40fps randomly?

This has been bugging me for a while. Every once in a while, I find my computer to be sort of laggy and I thought it was because it was busy or something. However, I recently noticed that it wasn't ...
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Laptop VGA connection no longer working

While browsing a few websites on my laptop my external monitor that I'm connected to decided to unexpectedly shut off (It's a Dell monitor so it went into 'Power save mode') and from that point on my ...
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Is it possible to restore an image from Acronis into a single partition, instead of the whole disk?

I haven't worked with Acronis yet (or any other OS cloning software), but as far as I know, it has to be restored on a blank HDD instead of a single partition (out of 2 or more). So, is that possible ...
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Does the wireless signal affect the upload/download speed?

I have an wireless router, that share wireless but also LAN cable on my computer. My question is if I turn off the wireless signal will it affect the upload/download speed on the LAN cable? Giving ...
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How secure are password-protected zip files?

In modern zip utilities like 7zip, you can specify a password when creating a .ZIP file. But, how secure is this? What encryption algorithm(s) are used to secure password-protected zip files?
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Does a computer emulator exist for specific system hardware configurations?

Not your typical virtual machine! I’m looking for a way to emulate a computer as close as possible. Virtualization software like QEMU, VirtualBox and VMware or even EXSi give me the ability to ...
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Mavericks Dock Lag

Im having an weird bug on my MacBook Pro. When I start the machine, the dock have some graphic lag, the same when I open and close windows. The solution is simple, just open the AutoCAD and close it ...
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Internet Explorer 10 Not Searching From Address Bar

I'm setting up my dad's new Windows 8 PC. At some point after using the Easy Transfer utility to transfer his files from XP and installing Norton Internet Security - I don't know if those are ...
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How to make a folder password protected in windows

Could anyone please mention about how to make a folder password protected and hide the folder
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Fetch shared storage usage info from windows server

I am trying to retrieve usage related info of shared storage attached to a server by using: WMIC logicaldisk get size,freespace,caption,drivetype /Format:csv The output is fine. But here the Drive ...
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How to recover lost add-ons in Firefox?

When I upgraded to Firefox 7, all my add-ons (except for a few) were lost. Is there any way I can recover those add-ons (or at least find out what add-ons I had installed before the upgrade broke ...
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XP VM not detecting USB keyboard or mouse from Windows 7 host

I've been using a Windows XP Pro VM (32-bit, SP3) for months on my work PC (Windows 7 64-bit) with no problems, with a PS/2 keyboard and a standard optical USB mouse. Today I copied this VM onto my ...
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1answer
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Running time of locating a file in a directory

When you search for a file in a directory with a large number of files (n), what is the worst case running time of locating this file? I mean does the OS (linux) sequentially check all filenames in ...
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sppsvc Error 5: Access Denied

Recently, my PC started having an issue. sppsvc would fail to load. When trying to manually initiate it, I would get an Error 5: Access is Denied message. Now, I used EventVwr and Process Monitor to ...
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How to automate these actions in JIRA?

We are managing our incidents through JIRA incident management tool. Usually we add an "Epic link", move particular issues to the "Sprint Board" and Assign it to concern person for every new issue. ...
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0answers
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Can I have Windows 7 always allow Eudora to run?

I use Eudora (an older email client program). When I open my shortcut to Eudora, a User Account Control dialog appears asking me if I want to allow the program to make changes to my computer, before ...
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1answer
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Speech-to-noise ratio in Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11+

The speech-to-noise ratio was changed to Pass/Fail in Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 in the Audio Setup Wizard (Microphone Check). Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11: Is ...
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Windows utility to render which key I am pressing on-screen

I'm giving training to a large group of people remotely and will be covering a number of application shortcut keys. I've seen MousePose's on-screen display of keystrokes; is there a similar product ...
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1answer
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Samsung SM-V101F 4G port forward

I bought Samsung SM-V101F 4G hotspot router, and I tried to download torrents using uTorrent, and I was shocked of the slow speed (max 120 Kbps), I think the issue is because of port forwarding which ...
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1answer
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Linking dropdown lists

I would want to link a drop-down list to the values of an adjacent cell. Let say, we have two cells A2 and B2. A2 is a drop-down list with values: Agric, school, sme and housing, while B2, which is ...
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Is there a way to connect to a Windows machine from Linux by name instead of by IP?

In my home network, the Linux machines all have avahi installed and can access each other by their hostnames instead of by their IP ping laptop.local But for the Windows machine I could only manage ...
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0answers
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Please help me understand my Btrfs system status

My system is Ubuntu 64bit, updated. I have a btrfs file system, consists two disks. btrfs fi show: ➜ ~ sudo btrfs fi show Label: none uuid: 75a8f1e7-7d79-4a05-8f88-fe02d119bf9f Total ...
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0answers
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Where does homebrew install Drush?

Got Homebrew installed by running: ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" After some problem with line endings which I got past I think I ...
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Connecting to Neighbour's Wireless, Even I'm On My Network

I have a Cisco Linksys E4200 router, that has dualband capabilities, so I have two networks setup: "phil-net" and "awesome". Starting last week intermittently, when I try to connect to one of those ...
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1answer
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Duplicate Command line input to text file [on hold]

I'm trying to write STDIN to a file, that will be read by another program. Thus I was wondering if it is possible to duplicate the cmd.exe input to a file and if so, how might I accomplish it?
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How to dd or use something like WinDiskImager to copy a hybrid disk image to a thumb drive?

So this started as a question on how to get a file visible in Windows but invisible in Mac and vice verse: Is it possible to have a file hidden in Windows, but visible in OS X? I was suggested to try ...
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How to fix the Bacula error “2902 Bad storage”?

Scenario: Server backs itself up just fine. Tried adding a file daemon on another computer, my workstation, and the job for that fails with the error "2902 Bad storage". The log also gives a link to ...
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How to fix the red x on my audio

how do I fix the red x on my audio on my windows 8 I tried everything there is and still cant seem to fix it. The windows audio has stopped and every time I start I get error 0x800706cc:
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1answer
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Windows 7 Installer keeps popping up at startup

I have Solidworks Student Edition installed on an external drive. Every time I turn on my computer, a Windows Installer box pops up to install Solidworks, and I have to press Cancel. How can I stop ...
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3answers
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Why is my Excel 2010 window always on top?

I guess I have exactly the same issue as this poster, but in Excel. Does anyone have a solution to this?
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0answers
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kubuntu: how to save VPN password?

I'm attempting switching from xfce to kde in a xubuntu system. Everything works quite well. However, I have a VPN (PPTP) setup configured in the xfce interface. After the switch, it still works but ...
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0answers
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Trouble booting after replacing CMOS battery

After replacing my CMOS battery today, I initially got the expected BIOS warning that the CMOS settings are wrong in that the time was off. After I set the time, I had the BIOS save the updated ...
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2answers
658 views

How do I identify hardware I am unfamiliar with on my computer?

How would I go about identifying a port, card or connector on my system which I am unfamiliar with? Where would I find information on what these parts are? What would be the steps I would take in ...
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0answers
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Where should I put led strip lights in my NZXT H440 case? [on hold]

I recently bought the NZXT sleeved lights and was wondering where I should put them throughout my case (NZXT H440). Around the window on the side is not an option. Where is a good spot?
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1answer
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Is there a shortcut key to run a query PHPMyAdmin?

I run a lot of queries in phpmyadmin because it has a very nice display compared to mysql command line usage. I find it very inconvenient to always have to click the go button instead of pressing a ...
0
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0answers
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How to route 2 (or more) audio channels to one headphone

I recently had one of those "gaming" headsets where you could control voice and game volume separately but obviously they aren't that good. I was hoping if someone could guide me how to run 2 audio ...
0
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0answers
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Exchange hosted Office 365 - when a signature is setup in the OWA - should Outlook desktop pick up this sig?

I as told that when a signature is setup for a user in OWA on the 365 hosted Exchange , Outlook should pick this up? We created a signatures for all our users in OWA on 365 , selected "automatically ...
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1answer
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udev on Ubuntu not working for USB plug in

I am trying to do a "simple" task, run a script /usr/local/bin/USBTesting.sh when I plug in a specific USB device. I created /lib/udev/rules.d/99-USBTesting.rules ...
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1answer
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airodump-ng mon0 detects ips but doesnt show root@kali:~# so i can proceed

CH 5 ][ Elapsed: 50 mins ][ 2015-03-29 19:17 BSSID PWR Beacons #Data, #/s CH MB ENC CIPHER AUTH ESSID -47 1579 924 0 1 54e WPA2 CCMP PSK default ...
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Display multiple cells if data on another workbook contains “X”value

I export a complex report daily and I transfer that information manually into another excel sheet. My question is: In workbook 1, can I get a group of cells in a row to display the text in workbook 2 ...
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2answers
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Disable iPhone Yahoo contacts sync

Every time I plug in my iPhone, iTunes pops up a dialog asking for sync with Yahoo contacts. after I cancel, it pops up again, for 4-5 more times. But the 'Sync Yahoo!Address Book contacts' option is ...
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1answer
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Does Corsair USB Flash Survivor Stealth use MLC or TLC flash?

(This also probably pertains to the "non-Stealth" version as it's just a different housing I believe). I have searched online everywhere I can possibly think of. I find no datasheet designating if ...
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5answers
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How to retrieve contents of Stick Notes directly from file system?

I have accidentally deleted a sticky note which was very important to me. Fortunately, I have its backup inside system image created by Acronis True Image. I don't want to restore this system image ...
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vote
1answer
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Can I create a shortcut which points to a specific drive regardless of its drive letter?

I noticed that I cannot use \\?\Volume{f993747a-5d7a-4de1-a97a-c20c1af1ba02}\path\to\target or \Device\HarddiskVolume5\path\to\target as shortcut targets—it won't work. It only works when I use drive ...
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2answers
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Any way to make the Windows 7/8 taskbar even smaller?

I want to make it smaller than the default small setting, like 10 px in height or however small I want.. Any way to do this? Thanks.
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votes
1answer
137 views

OneDrive for Business Long filenames will not sink on one computer, ok on others

I'm trying to sync to a Win7 64 bit computer and it stops with filename too long error. However I can sync ok on any other computer I've tried. Only difference I can see is all the ok computers are ...
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1answer
52 views

What wire has a four-pronged male port?

Does someone know what this connector is for?
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3answers
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Heading 2 does not followed by heading 1 in microsoft-word 2010 multilevel heading

In MS word 2010, I have set multilevel heading. but my heading style does not follows by previous style. For example Heading 1 is 5. after thet when I select heading 2, it should be 5.1, but it ...
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1answer
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Change system data with deepfreeze

I have a mother board with broken BIOS. My time change every time I turn on my computer, even I change the CMOS battery, still won’t save my setting. For able to work on some games and application, I ...
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1answer
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Unable to uninstall or remove adware “Browser Shop” from browser

few days ago i opted for auto-installation of some software and i believe this adware was installed along with it. I uninstalled the software and did removed this adware extension from chrome, also ...

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