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How to remove Grub Rescue?

Okay, before you flag this as duplicate, let me explain my exact situation. I had Win 7 installed on HDD1. I then installed Ubuntu on HDD2 as dual boat using unetbootin. Then, I installed a fresh ...
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No internet access on Windows 8

I have a new laptop with Windows 8. When I try connect it to the internet all the Metro apps don't work, and in the tray (on network connection monitor) I see a yellow triangle with an exclamation ...
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1answer
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VBScript Carriage Returns

I write the following VB script in order to run commands from WIN XP on Linux machine and redirect the output command to out.txt file ( under C:\ ) My VB script I print the /etc/hosts file from Linux ...
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6answers
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Linux: don't create swap partition?

I was wondering since I heard that swap is used when you're out or RAM and and swapping too much is bad, since I have a lot of RAM ( 8GB ).... what if I dont create a swap partition? Also, do I need ...
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2answers
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Recover NTFS partition GPT with TestDisk, gdisk, EasyRecovery

I have broken my hdd file struture. I will not go into details how that happened. I had several NTFS partitions which have some data I need, and it was in GPT. I tried several applications for ...
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0answers
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issue in tranferring data from host machine to guest machine

We are having one Dell PowerConnect Switch which is operated on 10 Gbps; in which six to seven Server machines are connected . In each server machine we have inserted externally one 10 Gbps Lan card ...
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4answers
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CMOS Battery recharged [duplicate]

My pc was unused for several months(its a 5 year old acer desktop) and on boot up a screen came up indicating that the CMOS battery was low. Any time I restarted, as expected, the same screen came up ...
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SATA-II SSD Raid 0 slow on Windows-7

I have 2 SSDs and made a RAID 0 with the on-board controller of my mainboard. But i only get 130 megabyte/second average read/write speed which seems to be pretty slow for me even for SATA 2 which ...
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1answer
181 views

Benchmark software, is there a difference between x86 and x64?

As the title suggests, what is the difference in a banchmark software that is available in x86 and x64? As an example, we can take cpu-z or attobench as these both are available in either x86/x64. I ...
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1answer
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Long running chkdsk on Windows 7 1TB external hard drive

We had a lightning storm and power fluctuated. External hard drive lost some files. I thought I could run a chkdsk on the drive. It has been running over a week. I checked box, "Automatically fix ...
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0answers
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Laptop only displays on external monitor, even after screen was replaced

I have an HP Pavilion G6. The screen (LED) doesn't work, but it displays fine on an external monitor with HDMI or VGA. The screen was obviously cracked so I got a new one. After replacing it, the ...
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1answer
88 views

Offloading Java process to NVidia DirectCompute

Suppose I have a PC with a NVidai DirectCompute capable PCIe Card, on a Windows 7 machine, running a application will it automatically offload process the CPU cannot handle? Does a Java application ...
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1answer
490 views

How to find out (debug) why ( /etc/rc.d/rc.local ) not executing a command that works ok via terminal?

There is a command inside my /etc/rc.d/rc.local i am not sure why it is not being executed. i think i either need to add #!bash or something on top of the script or perhaps i need to add ...
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2answers
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Batch command backup in different folders

I am trying to create a backup for assassins creed 3 save game for every x minutes , but the folder & its files overwrites every time ,please suggest me a code so that each backup will be in ...
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1answer
242 views

How do I make a Windows account accept any password?

How do I set up a windows account, so that Windows will accept any password to login. I want to create the illusion of security for the user. Where the user believes that there account is secure and ...
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0answers
742 views

Adding eSATA PCI Express card

I've tried to add a PCI Express card to be able to plug eSATA hard drives to my home server (running Proxmox). Everything is plugged but I'm stuck. Is there any thing to do to setup the PCI card ? ...
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2answers
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Why do all computers on my network have the same MAC address?

I'm on a LAN provided by an ISP. My computer has its IP address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, DNS Servers(using DHCP). I've been teaching myself bit of networking. I just wanted to apply the ...
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1answer
637 views

Why does Explorer crash when context-clicking this filename?

In my KiTTY configuration directory, I have a file named Home%20server%20(remote). When I tried to context-click it in Explorer, I got the "Windows Explorer has stopped working" message with the ...
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4answers
373 views

How far should one go to protect his PC? [closed]

I have windows 7, 64 bit, running two antivirus: Malwarebytes Pro + Malwarebytes Anti Rootkit Avg 2013 internet security (Anti Rootkit included) I had an issue yesterday and a user here on Super ...
0
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1answer
628 views

Xmonad GUI on debian

I followed this guide to install Xmonad GUI on my debian 7.1. Installation completed successfully after executing: aptitude install xmonad libghc6-xmonad-dev libghc6-xmonad-contrib-dev After ...
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0answers
172 views

Execute file from NTFS formatted HDD in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu installed on SSD with a normal NTFS formatted HDD for storage. I created a c++ project in Eclipse with the workspace on HDD. My problem is that Eclipse create files with rw attributes, ...
0
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1answer
985 views

Windows 7 CPU / System meter that ISNT a gadget [closed]

Now that gadgets have been pulled by Microsoft, is there any similar utility that I can use to monitor my system that will sit on the desktop as a gadget does but not present a vulnerability? ...
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2answers
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How to Re-Install Windows 7 on Sony Vaio Laptop?

I have Sony Vaio Laptop with Windows 7. Now I am only seeing Black screen even in Safe mode. How to re-install Windows 7
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1answer
576 views

Is Ubuntu's repository compatible with Debian?

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 and wanted to install some app but I don't have internet access. Fortunately, I have a Debian 7 installation DVD. Is it OK to use the repository on the Debian DVD as ...
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1answer
60 views

Make a free space useable in vista

I've just re-installed vista, in my previously dual booted system. Vista is installed on a 120 GB partition on my 250GB HDD. My HDD's architecture has as follows 120GB NTFS where Vista is installed ...
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1answer
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Tabbed file explorer for Windows 8 [closed]

Is there a utility which integrates with Windows 8's File Explorer and gives tabs? I don't want dual pane. Just tabs. And I want it to integrate with Windows 8's own File Explorer preferably as I ...
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2answers
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What kind of RAM do supercomputers use?

I was reading an article about one of the worlds fastest computers and this is one of the lines which interested me: To mimic this relatively minuscule amount of brainpower, researchers used the ...
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6answers
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How can I render an SSD permanently inoperable with no chance of data recovery?

On platter drives, when it is time to dispose of them, a degaussing takes care of the data and in most cases erases the factory pre-recorded servo tracks rendering the drive useless. What does one do ...
2
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2answers
583 views

Openvpn suddenly stopped working on some laptops in my college

My College: The LNM Institute of Information Technology What our tech department uses: Cyberaom Firewall for userid authentication What we found out 3 months back: OpenVPN was our solution to ...
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0answers
26 views

Redirection from email addresses bound to site that asks them

I would like to: Have distinct email address for any site I register on Quick way to generate and "bind" random address to a site Automatic forwarding from these addreses to "main" address Block any ...
0
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2answers
145 views

Whats the route a ping packet takes

Lets say I have 2 pc's connected to a router. oNe of them is wireless and the other is wired. Not really sure if it makes difference here in thi question. I can ping 1 pc from another. But when I do a ...
1
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1answer
580 views

copying to usb drive stucks in xubuntu

I am using a 12.04 64 bit version of xubuntu and whenever i try to copy files from my computer to any usb drive, it starts with a good speed and comes almost to an end very fast but as soon as it ...
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0answers
442 views

My laptop won't use GeForce 9650m GT but only the intel integrated [closed]

My laptop ignores the discrete graphics card (GeForce 9650m) and only uses the integrated Intel one. This means that most games will either not run at all or run at a very low FPS. I checked GeForce ...
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1answer
138 views

iMac-brand new disconnected from wireless keyboard and mouse

Both my wireless keypad and my magic mouse are flashing green as the bluetooth connection has been lost. How do I give commands to the iMac to restore the bluetooth connection when I cannot use the ...
0
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1answer
1k views

VB sciprt + how redirect output from CMD window to file

I wrote the following VB script in order to run commands from WIN XP on a Linux machine and redirect the output command to out.txt file ( under C:\ ) I don’t understand why output from the command ...
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1answer
41 views

How do I actively back up a folder to an external hard disk in windows 8?

I have an external hard disk I use for regular (manual) backup of my files. How do I copy my files automatically to my hard disk? Is there a built in way to do this through windows or do I have to ...
1
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1answer
639 views

Redirecting “time” command output to file in Cygwin

I'm trying to redirect the result of "time" command in Cygwin to a file, and I'm not sure how to do it. I've tried time app.exe > /file/path/file.txt, (time app.exe) > /file/path/file.txt, time ...
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2answers
54 views

How can I filter content of a web page?

I wanted to know, if is there any setting/addon available in Mozilla Firefox or in Google Chrome by which I can filter the content of my choice on any web page. To be more clear, I want to save my ...
3
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3answers
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What are the partitions for on my laptop?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y500 and just wanted to ask what the partitions are for? Apart from my C drive and another partition I've created, I have the following drives: D drive: "Lenovo" 25GB - ...
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1answer
4k views

Install Windows 7 Ultimate x64 as UEFI with GPT

I bought a Samsung laptop (Model: NP350V5C-S0BIN) which came preinstalled with Windows 8. I dont like Windows 8 and want to install Windows 7. I have disabled FAST BOOT and SECURE BOOT. My questions ...
0
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1answer
182 views

Home Router - How to make USB HD available online to map in Windows?

I have a router with openWRT and a connected USB HD. Is it possible to setup it so the HD is available online and that I can map in Windows?
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1answer
75 views

Creating Relationship in MS Access

I have a Student table and a Course table. One student can be involved in many courses and a student can only pay the fee of the course which he is invloved. How can i create relationship for this ...
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3answers
803 views

Linux: Share Wireless Connection Through the same Wireless Interface [duplicate]

Is it possible to accomplish in Linux the functionality of Windows Virtual Router (http://virtualrouter.codeplex.com/)? In another words, i want to have a NIC connected to an access point, and the ...
0
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0answers
297 views

How do I make Firefox's Google search use a region-specific URL directly?

When I search for something using the Google search engine on Firefox's top right, it first checks www.google.com which then gets redirected to www.google.co.in. When I'm on a slow connection, this ...
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4answers
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RDP: Using host's keyboard and mouse?

This may sound crazy... but is there any way to use the host's keyboard and mouse when using RDP? I mean there is a headless Windows machine in my room. I often use Remote Desktop on one of my idle ...
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0answers
115 views

Remote shut down in Windows 7 [closed]

I'll admit, I do have a nefarious purpose here, but hear me out... My uncle's been playing his music very loud all morning, and while I agree he has a right to it, the situation is that the rest of ...
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0answers
3k views

Cannot import CSV file to WEKA

I got a very large data set from a access log.I converted it to CSV file using 'Vim'.I want to use "WEKA"(Data mining tool) to analyse this data set.But when i try to open this CSV file it gives me an ...
2
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0answers
852 views

How do I remove the Emacs toolbar in a maximized window on OS X?

I hid the Emacs toolbar with (tool-bar-mode -1), but the toolbar appears again when the window is maximized. I'm using Emacs 24.3 (9.0) on Mac OS X 10.7.5. How can I remove the Emacs toolbar in any ...
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1answer
706 views

How to restore Firefox tabs after removing adware?

I installed a software from CNET Downlaods and with it came bunch of adware that was bloating down my system and generally just making my life difficult. It changed my home page in Firefox, added some ...
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0answers
464 views

My primary partition is inactive but “healthy”

My one partition said it's a primary partition and healthy. But it's not an active partition and I can't create it as active. Look at the picture. How can I enable it?

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