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How do I examine my Windows firewall outbound rules?

I need a program to listen to port 9000 on localhost with my Windows firewall. I've created an outgoing and an incoming rule for my program but I can only see my incomming rule in the Windows firewall ...
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Free WinMerge alternative with more clear line comparison [closed]

I use WinMerge to compare text files, usually alogn with TortoiseSVN. It is pretty good. The only thing which is inconvenient for me is very rough line comparison. For instance, if I have two long ...
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Can I set up multiple accounts on DD-WRT?

I want to set up multiple accounts on DD-WRT (accounts meaning, username-password pairs). Specifically, I want one to be used primarily for remote web management (though there is no reason to restrict ...
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Copy and chown a file for every user

Is there a way to copy a README.txt file from /root into every /home/{USER}/public_html dir using CLI?
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Performance and Battery Life

Okay, I'm looking for hard evidence to settle an argument. From a developers perspective, the argument of CPU usage and battery life comes into play often. If a CPU is throttled to use 10% of its ...
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How to Copy From Network Drive to Desktop

I have a windows 7 machine and I need to get an 8gb(virtual machine file) file from a network drive. I have to connect through a vpn and then copy it. I have tried to copy the file to my desktop ...
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Adjust auto-correction in Windows Live mail?

Is there any way to adjust the auto-correction feature in Windows Live Mail? It's constantly wanting to autocorrect "EHR" to "HER" for me. "EHR" is an abbreviation for Electronic Health Records and I ...
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Reinstalling OS X – Can I restore my data from a Time Machine backup?

I have recently bought a new MacBook and would like to reformat my old MacBook and give it to my girlfriend. I have been regularly backing up my old MacBook using Time Machine. My aim is to start ...
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Remote Desktop Connection - 2 Win7 Machines

I can not seem solve this issue which prevents 2 x WIN7 machines on the same local network establishing RDC. TeamViewer works fine. So not network issue. Where should I look for error logs? What ...
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Mac OSX Terminal different colors

Is there a way for the command line and the output to be in different colors? For example, I've been playing with the PS1 value so my prompt is in red, but I'd like to have the command line in green ...
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Remote desktop: automatically logoff when disconnected

I'm using Windows' Remote Desktop to connect from a Windows 7 machine to a Windows XP one. Many times, I just hit 'X' on the window without logging off when I'm finished using it, and subsequent users ...
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Patch and Application Management Software

I recently downloaded a trial of GFI LanGuard for my home network (Server box, 6 PC's, and a couple of laptops, all in a workgroup) to take control of Patch Management and Application updates ...
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Bookmarklet to append the content of a link to the current page

I haven't had any luck with AutoPager or AutoPagerize on a particular site (books24x7.com), so I was thinking of a more general solution - is there a general way to load the content of a link right at ...
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Unix make all files copied into directory owned by me

I am working with a group on a supercomputer and we are storing all project files in my home directory, the problem is if I need to manage some of the files, I can't because they own the files. I need ...
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Why does 64-bit Windows need a separate “Program Files (x86)” folder?

I know that on a 64-bit version of Windows the "Program Files" folder is for 64-bit programs and the "Program Files (x86)" folder is for 32-bit programs, but why is this even necessary? By ...
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Can the 'Other Contacts' group be hidden in Lync?

Is there a way to hide the 'Other Contacts' Group that appears by default in Lync? I can "Rename" or "Delete" any Group that I've made on my own, but 'Other Contacts' doesn't offer those commands ...
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Why does my Emacs shell render this gunk?

In my emacs shell, I see this output: ^[[J~% echo $PS1 echo $PS1 %2c%% On my other machine, this stuff doesn't show up at all. Can anyone suggest a reason why and how to fix it?
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Move Items per rule after they are one day old

I'm not even sure if this is possible with Outlook's current rule set but I thought I'd ask. I'd like emails that meet certain characteristics to automatically be moved from my inbox after they are a ...
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How do I automate part of visually checking and signing off on 2,000 urls?

I have a couple thousand URLs to the same page (just different parameters). I need some way to automate loading one URL at a time into a browser or view. After looking at a page to make sure it is ...
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In Numbers for Mac, possible to have custom formatting depending on value of other cell?

I have several columns of numbers, and I want to highlight one of those with a background color. I have created a single cell at the top of these columns, that for each column contains either a 1 ...
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Os X Lion 10.7.4 mds: (Error) Server: mdsync launch failed: (ipc/send) invalid destination port

Im getting this message over and over again in my console: 27.06.12 18:05:31,541 mds: (Error) Server: mdsync launch failed: (ipc/send) invalid destination port 27.06.12 18:05:31,541 mds: (Error) ...
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Automatically override cookie expiration on Chrome?

I'm wondering if there is an extension to automatically rewrite cookie expiration dates (either automatically for all sites or with a single-click button for the current site) for Google Chrome? A ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 Language Pack does not show the option to install English version

At my work place all PC's are running Windows 7 Enterprise edition in German Language. I was trying to change the language by installing english language pack but it is not working. After going to ...
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What kind of power cable is this and what is it used for?

I was digging through some cables and came across this weird looking one. Not sure what it is for and what kind of plug it even uses. Searched online but couldn't find anything that pointed me in the ...
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How to soft link/ Hard link a folder to a remote server's folder

I'm new to modifying links as well as administering Linux, Is it possible to soft link a specific folder to a remote server's folder? (I'm not sure what to use hardlinks/symlinks/etc.) Sorry for ...
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sudo prompts for password over ssh

I have sudo set up for a user (myuser) as follows on "hostname" (sudoers content): myuser ALL=(suser) NOPASSWD: /path/script* this works fine, so I can run the following, logged in locally as myuser ...
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Why are the checkboxes grayed out when trying to set Program Defaults in Windows 7?

I've been trying to switch my system's default browser away from Pale Moon (a 32 bit browser), and toward Waterfox (x64). However, no matter how I open up the Defaults setting window in the control ...
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What happens when a 32 bit program (running on an 64 bit machine) hits the memory limit?

I usually run up a couple hundred tabs in my browser (Pale Moon x86), frequently pushing the program's memory use up to 2-3GB. What happens when a program is running up against the memory limit? Does ...
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How to disable/destroy forever Chrome's “print preview” option?

This question seems to come up a lot (pretty much every time a new version of Chrome is released). Previous answers such as these no longer apply (or don't work for Mac), however: How do I get the ...
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1answer
270 views

Prevent Web Site Redirection?

I have a web site I visit. When I click a link, the link is something like: a.com/something/blah.php Then moments later the url in the browser changes to something like: ...
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2answers
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How do I change wallpaper real time regedit commands?

What I want is to programatically change Desktop Wallpaper every few hours. I'm using a batch file (.bat) and don't want to use other languages or programs, just the pre-installed stuff with Windows ...
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iTerm up arrow autocomplete

Recently, the up-arrow to scroll in my bash history in iTerm 2 stopped functioning as it did before. In the past, if I started typing a command (let's say, `curl') and then pressed up, it would only ...
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Installing multiple versions of a shared library

I am running ubuntu 10.04 and I want to use tmux 1.6. tmux has a dependency on libevent 2. My solution was to compile libevent2 and drop into /usr/local/lib then compile tmux against this lib and ...
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New installation - Win 7 or directly Win 8?

My laptop's hard disk is gone, so I need to re-install my Windows. Would it be a good idea to directly install Win8 (so actually the preview). Is there any known incompatibility with Win7 which ...
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1answer
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Sharing wifi connection

I have some little problem while sharing wifi connection. I have 2 laptops. I need connection scheme like this: laptop1 [wlan0] >>>>>>>> laptop2 [wlan0] (in ad-hoc mode, as ...
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Make the middle mouse button behave as a double-click in Windows 7?

What is the best, lightest-weight way to make the middle mouse button (i.e. clicking the scroll wheel) behave as a double-left-click in Windows 7? I want this to be universal, so that other programs ...
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1answer
598 views

Excel 2011 for Mac VLOOKUP Date Issue

I'm fairly proficient in using vlookups, but I'm having an issue vlooking up dates between two different spreadsheets. =VLOOKUP(B6,'[example.xlsx]Sheet1'!$B$1:$AA$260, 19, FALSE) My formula is ...
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Why can't I use %USERPROFILE% in %PATH%?

On my Windows 7 machine, using the System Properties > Environment Variables tool, I try to add %USERPROFILE%\Bin to the system variable PATH. For some reason, that doesn't work, even though ...
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VBA editor to open a module instead of a class module on startup

In my Excel file, i have both a module and a class module. When i open VBA editor, the class module's code loads into the main window and if i want to see the module's code, i have to click on "+ ...
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When creating images does the hardware have to be an exact match? [closed]

If I have an image for a dell optiplex 990, can that image be used for all desktops with this brand? Or, does the hardware have to be an exact match (excluding RAM)? E.G. upgraded video card.
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Windows 7 64-bit Google Chrome Makes Desktop Unresponsive

For the past 1-2 weeks my desktop becomes unresponsive sometimes. The problem seems to happen as I load a page in Google Chrome; it could be any page though today it happened when I tried to load a ...
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Windows7: cmd/ps command to detect file/folder locks

Is there a command for cmd or powershell i can detect (and possibly delete) file/folder-locks. Something like net file? Edit: the Answer "no there is no such command" is eligible too.
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1answer
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Noscript button missing in Firefox

Windows XP professional SP3 Firefox 13.0.1 NoScript Addon 2.4.6 I can't click Javascript links, like for opening a popup window (which I usually don't care about, but this time it was Important :-( ...
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Local hostname fails to resolve only in browsers

I am having an issue on Windows Server 2008. Basically the problem is that whenever my local hostname is used in a browser it fails to resolve. As far as I can tell the name is correctly set, I can ...
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2answers
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Can we install 2 access points on the same network with different SSID?

I have a network over 2 floors. i had 1 access point on the top floor and need to put another on the bottom floor but with different SSID & password. can it be possible.. Please Help.. Thanks in ...
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How to disable Windows 7 feature that maximizes a window to full screen when moved to the edge of the screen (but keep keyboard shortcuts working)?

I followed this advice: Windows 7: How to disable auto-maximize/resize window (aero-snap) when near screen edge? But it also turns off the feature where pressing WinKey + Left/Right Arrow, fit the ...
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How to change default debug perspective in Eclipse?

While debugging, Eclipse opens its Debug perspective. I've made some changes to this perspective and saved it with other name. Is there a way to change default debug perspective to one created, so it ...
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1answer
497 views

Problems installing Linux to IDE connected compact flash card

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on some hardware (Netcom NC-499 board that contains a Vortex86DX processor). I am trying to install to a compact flash card attached to the board via an IDE ...
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Determining IP Address of device connected to network

In the "Network" section of Windows 7, I can see a new device connected to the network. I'm not sure what that device is , so I intend to block it from the network at the router level - mostly to see ...
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Does a file system like WinFS actually exist?

Did anyone actually release a relational file system like WinFS? I'm aware that different parts of WinFS got implemented into different products but does a relational file system like Microsoft ...

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