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Good place to start to find out how to fix Belarc Advisor Security Errors? [closed]

I ran Belarc Advisor today on a machine and was shocked to see that the machine had a 1.25 out of 10 in the System Security Status. There are sooo many errors that I don't even know where to begin. ...
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SSD missing boot record

I just bought an OCZ 120gb Agility 3 SSD for my Dell XPS 15 (L501X). I installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 Professional and had no issues for about a day or two. After doing some Windows updates, ...
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1answer
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what is the most common/efficient way of managing collections of batch files?

Problem: There are generally many examples of using batch (and bash) scripts in DOS shell to automate various programs. But I have found few resources that suggest ways to manage all the batch files ...
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Only 3.2GB of 4GB RAM detected on 64-bit Debian

I'm running Debian Squeeze (x64): # uname -srvmo Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 #1 SMP Mon Jan 16 16:22:28 UTC 2012 x86_64 GNU/Linux I have 2 compatible 2 GB sticks of DDR2 in my G31M-S motherboard. It ...
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Text editor for Retina MacBook Pro? [closed]

I mostly type in gedit, but the blurry text on this new laptop is driving me nuts. I'm not looking for features in a text editor beyond sharp text. Suggestions? EDIT: Thanks for all the suggestions. ...
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How to tunnel all router's traffic through ssh tunnel

Environment :linksys wrt300n v1.1 which can have ddwrt-mega. Willing to tunnel all lan's outbound traffic through an ssh tunnel.
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How to disable/suspend Autohotkey automatically when certain programs are in focus?

My script already has many #IfWinActive lines, and I am currently using #IfWinNotActive on many of my global hotkeys to disable them when I have a certain window active. However, this is not a very ...
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2answers
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Mac Lion no java webapplets

I have Lion MacOS X, since my computer was sent to apple tech support I can't execute ANY java webapplet (however java locally works fine), I read that I must enable java from Java Preferences, ...
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2answers
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How to get GNU emacs buffers sorted alphabetically?

Somehow, I caused my GNU emacs v23.1.1 list-buffers to be sorted alphabetically through some key sequence or mouse click I typed by error. How can I restore the normal order of buffers listed in ...
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2answers
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Excel macro to extract specific data

I have a spreadsheet with a cell which contains every app on a computer. I want a macro to extract a specific application from the list and delete the rest of the apps and simply display the ...
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1answer
109 views

Logitech USB game controller stops responding on Windows Vista

I have a Dell PC running Windows Vista. I use a Logitech game controller for the PC to play different games. The problem is that at random times, it seems the USB port just stops working. I'll have ...
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Why do modern pre-emptive multitasking OSs hang when the CPU is loaded?

This is an open-ended question, with many possible answers, but perhaps there's one big thing I'm overlooking. If not, perhaps this question should be community wiki. I don't use other OSs often ...
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Can hard drives fully utilize SATA III?

My motherboard currently supports both SATA II and III (3 Gb/s and 6Gb/s respectively), but after reading some online, it seems as though connecting a HDD to the 6 Gb/s is pretty much pointless. If ...
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1answer
284 views

Is chkdsk ntfs suppose to get to stage 5 of 5 and start up again?

I need help badly, I was getting "blue screen" several times and was told by Windows to do a NTFS CHKDSK. I checked both areas for checking and fixing. This was 4 days ago and the checking ...
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1answer
429 views

send keystroke to window under cursor ( prevent focus stealing )

i m playing poker on a couple of pokersites with the help of several ahk scripts to send hotkeys to table (window) under mouse. one pokerroom (carbon poker) though, keeps stealing focus and activates ...
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1answer
104 views

outlook express network password pop up

I am using outlook express and for some reason when I open up a saved html email(I think it is?) I get this "network password pop up" with 2 accounts that no longer exist everytime. I looked in ...
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1answer
245 views

BSODs while unattended and MBR issues

This is a slightly long preface: I just bought an OCZ 120gb Agility 3 SSD for my Dell XPS 15 (L501X). Installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 Professional, had no issues for about a day or 2. After ...
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0answers
287 views

VPN Client while DD-WRT is in Router operating mode (WAP)

This might be a dumb question, but is it possible to have a VPN client working with DD-WRT when the hardware (asus rt-n16) is set to router mode (WAP)? Or must the DD-WRT be set to act as a gateway? ...
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1answer
96 views

How can I create an Excel PivotTable to calculate the net position of trades?

Data worksheet tracking trades from one person to another: +------+----+-----+ | From | To | Amt | +------+----+-----+ | A | B | 10 | +------+----+-----+ | B | C | 5 | +------+----+-----+ ...
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530 views

How to continue file transfer to LAN target on Windows?

I have a big file, and I wanted to copy it to the other machine. (Both runs on Windows 7 x64.) The network speed is terrible, so it took hours to get even 25gigs copied over. And then, the network ...
0
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0answers
751 views

Requested security information is either unavailable

So basically we have a client whom on their Fileserver, contains a shared application which is their client management software which everyone runs. However there is one user which gets the following ...
2
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1answer
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Can't save data or settings in VirtualBox

I'm new to VirtualBox. Someone helped me set up a Fedora 16 installation on VirtualBox. The problem is that I can't save anything. I first tried setting up LAMP and installed Apache and MySQL from ...
3
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1answer
532 views

FFmpeg metadata not showing in Windows?

If I run this command ffmpeg -i Acetone.wav Acetone.mp3 the metadata (ID3 tags) shows in ffmpeg for the output file, but not in Windows. Output #0, mp3, to 'Acetone.mp3': Metadata: TPE1 ...
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1answer
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Photoshop CS6 - spacebar shortcut for hand tool has stopped working

In Photoshop CS6, the default behavior of depressing the spacebar as a shortcut for the Hand tool was working as expected, then stopped for no apparent reason. I have rebooted, closed browsers, shut ...
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2answers
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Windows 7 search is not working/acting weird

I am fixing my cousins computer because it seems to be messed up. It just feels "weird". The first thing I tried was to search msconfig to see startup items. It's not working, and neither is any other ...
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2answers
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External drive detects on linux but not on windows

I was copying a few files over onto a directory and suddenly I noticed that there was already a directory that I previously had! So I decided to delete it. Now something happened and I decided to ...
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2answers
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Insert cells in Excel without updating adjoining formulas

Sometimes I visually compare two datasets by pasting them side-by-side in Excel with a formula in the middle like =A1=C1. This will return true or false based on whether the cells are an exact match. ...
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2answers
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Notes Replication error: You are not authorized to copy or replicate from this database

I have been trying to create a local replica of one of the databases in Lotus Notes and getting the above stated error message. I tried all the fix mentioned in various websites, making Anonymous ...
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1answer
66 views

How to launch commands in Emacs via global Hotkey in Windows 7?

I'm using Emacs org-mode to create and manage notes and tasks and I'd like to be able to create a new element in org-mode "from anywhere" in Windows 7 (no matter if I am working in MS Office or any ...
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3answers
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Need to transfer files(No SCP) from Linux to IBM-AIX

I need to transfer a tar.gz file from RHEL5 to IBM AIX... The IBM AIX does not have scp and I dont think, I could install, as I am just using the system for temporary purposes. Is there an alternative ...
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1answer
124 views

Can Internet time synchronization on a virtual machine correct the time on its management OS?

If there is a virtual machine running on Hyper-V and it is set to synchronize clock with an Internet time service, will this also correct the hardware clock on the management OS which is hosting this ...
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4answers
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Mac OSX 32bit or 64bit

I followed this article... http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3696 and found that Processor name: IntelCore i7 meaning it is 64 bit. However, when I do "uname -a" in terminal the result seem to be ...
2
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0answers
639 views

Is there a way to expand environment variables in *.ini files?

I have to work with an ini file, but I need a value set in the file to be based on an environment variable. For example, ... [program] dir=%SystemDrive%\SomeFolder\ ... In this case, ...
2
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0answers
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Alternative (pref. mature) Linux PAM authentication methods?

I'm looking for alternative, non-keyboard-password authentication methods to unlock my laptop. Whatever authentication it is, it should be quick and convenient to perform and relatively secure. Yes, ...
1
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2answers
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PC powers up twice before starting

When I power on my PC, the fans will start as normal for around 3 seconds, before shutting down. This happens twice, before it will start booting up normally. I got a Asus Rampage Extreme II ...
2
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2answers
87 views

Windows 7 - open with option for a file in opened compressed file

I'm not sure if this is possible or not but if it was it would make my life allot easier. What I want to do is get the "open with" option to open and make edits to a file in a .zip file without ...
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0answers
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android 4.0 chrome remote debugging shortcut

I'm a web designer and I'm currently in the process of designing a mobile site, i know how to set it up in my command prompt to allow chrome and the adb to reach my phone for debugging the mobile ...
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0answers
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How can I 'flip' the orientation of category fields and drop data fields in Visual Studio 2005?

I'm new to visual studio and have a chart with data but the output looks a little wonky and I can't figure out how to rotate the way the data at the bottom of the chart looks. For example, i'd want ...
4
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2answers
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Searching network drive without indexing - win xp

I believe someone else asked that question in relation to Windows 7 but if I want to search a network drive in Win XP, is there a way to do it without the need to index the files?
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2answers
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Backing up a VirtualBox VM

I've got a VirtualBox Windows 7 virtual disk image (.vdi) disk. This .vdi boots Linux 64 bit on my 32 bit ubuntu on a 64-bit machine with virtualization enabled. I have installed a lot of programs in ...
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Where did my rsync'd file go?

I just copied a very large file (> 10 gb) from one EC2 server to another using rsync: rsync -asv -P xtrabackup_2012_07_08_21h20m.tar.gz staging:/mnt/backups This took a couple of hours. Then, after ...
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0answers
67 views

Adobe Pro 9 form not digatally signable in Adobe Reader x

I created a form in Adobe Pro 9 with a digital signature block. When a Adobe Reader X user tries to sign document it does nothing? How do I correct without upgrading to Adobe Pro X?
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1answer
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How many “drive by” viruses were discovered in the last couple of years? [closed]

I mean those that infect by only viewing a website or clicking a link. Not those that you have to click "Download" in the Windows dialog. I want to know how important are virus definition updates in ...
2
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2answers
503 views

PuTTY stuck when using du command

I'm a command line noob but I think this one's stuck. I never get passed etc. Any ideas?
4
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1answer
2k views

How to kill an invisible process?

I have a program that crashed, its GUI is frozen, and I would like to kill it. However there is no trace of it among the current processes. I tried both top and ps -A, but I got nothing. The ...
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0answers
31 views

how can i capture packets from my router to a server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I capture packets going from my router to a specific server? I have a small local network in my house that has two computers connected to a modem-router. i would ...
3
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5answers
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How to Improve Wireless Networking Range

I have a cable modem which is also a wireless router. I have this modem in my bedroom and the signal is strong in there, but when I go to another room of the house, the signal goes weak. Even in some ...
10
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2answers
7k views

Grouping labels and concatenating their text values (like a pivot table)

I've got a spreadsheet with data like this: Product | Attribute ----------+---------- Product A | Cyan Product B | Cyan Product C | Cyan Product A | Magenta Product C | Magenta Product B | Yellow ...
2
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4answers
744 views

Backup Important Windows files to USB drive

A person I know who is not very good with computers wants to have an easy way of backing up important files on Windows, with the ideal process being: Plug in USB drive Click on Desktop shortcut Have ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Something is hijacking my keyboard volume control buttons

When I press the volume up and volume down buttons on my (Microsoft) keyboard, the system does not react to my keypress for up to 10 seconds. When it does, a different volume slider than the built in ...

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