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Dual boot - two instances of Windows 7 on different hard drives

I have a Dell E6410 laptop and my plan is to purchase a 2nd hard drive and caddy so that I can have two hard drives instead of the built-in HDD and the CD drive. The built-in HDD has Windows 7 ...
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How to disable text overwrite mode in Netbeans (CentOS)?

Everytime I type some text, it is overwriting what I have typed. I assume that the mode is set to overwriting, I want to insert the text not overwrite it, but I can't disable it because my insert ...
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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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“iTunes could not connect to this iPhone. This device is no longer connected.”

I have a first generation iPad Air (with up-to-date iOS 8.1) When I connect it to my 2013 iMac (with up-to-date OS X Yosemite 10.10) - it doesn't work. Specifically - iTunes automatically launches, ...
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Adding RAM to a laptop with internal battery

I heard recommendations everywhere that before you insert a second RAM to a laptop, it is best to take out the battery. However, the laptop I own (Dell Inspiron 1528S) has an internal battery. Am I ...
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Internal wiring on Thermaltake headset?

A while ago I bought a Thermaltake headset with a microphone. I'm not entirely sure what model it is, but it' s red and black and the ear pads are trapezoid shaped. Anyways, recently while taking off ...
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Why would one prefer POP3 over IMAP in outlook

I've seen 2 different experienced administrators - who don't know each other - configure Outlook for their customers to use POP3, even tough IMAP was available. What are good reasons to use POP3 ...
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Make an eBook out of a Website

Suppose that I find a interesting Website (having around 50 pages) Suppose that I want to read it offline on my ebook device How can i do it ? I can download the website through HTTrack and then ...
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1answer
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list & sort subfolders by number of items

I'm trying to write a bash script to list & sort subfolders by number of items. Here's what I have: find * | wc -l works to return count of items. And for f in *; do echo "$f"; find "$f" | wc ...
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Windows 8 screen goes black after a minute

My laptop screen goes black after about a minute of inactivity. I've already tried setting the Screen Saver to anything other than Blank and increasing the Wait but it still keeps happening. Also ...
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printing documents is slow on 64 bit windows machine when compared with 32 bit windows machine

I have developed a Windows Service using C# which prints the documents from my C# windows application. The service prints the documents fast when my printer is connected to windows 32 bit ...
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how to automatically run an Outlook macro?

i have developed an outlook macro and want this macro to run automatically without any prompt or mail from the user whether the outlook is on or not. Private Declare Sub keybd_event Lib "user32" ...
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Send emails over port 80 using Linux command line

I have a server that is not allowed to send outgoing emails or have access to any name servers. What it has is an http proxy that allows it to access the other servers and I am able to do wget ...
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Ports not opening correctly

I am trying to open up ports to run a program but it won't work. I am trying to open up port 80 for testing, but even that didn't work. Here are the steps I'm going through. Open windows firewall, ...
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1answer
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Using CentOS virtual box guest OS as a local web server

I've installed CentOS as a virtual box os under my osx host, and have been trying to use it as a local web server, but I've run into some problems. First, I want to establish that I've installed ...
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Tar using progress bar and handling multi-volumes

I'm trying to create a tar of a large LVM volume onto multiple external drives. That part is solved. Now, because it is a LONG process, I'd like a progress bar. From the excellent articles here, ...
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Automatic Repair fails to repair my PC

I ran into an issue on Windows 8.1 that can be fixed (according to articles I've read online) by running automatic repair, so that's what I tried to do. Each time I run it, automatic repair fails and ...
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Setting up git, path errors when pushing/cloning from local to NAS

I'm setting up a NAS server with Git for the first time, so please forgive the noobish questions (it also means I am super thankful for any detailed explanations you can give me, because I am kind of ...
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2answers
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How to efficiently merge a lot of vCard files for the same person?

I currently have contact information at several places: old PDA's address book mobile phone's phone book (primarily name, phone number) email client's address book (primarily name, email) web ...
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1answer
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what is difference between data rate and throughput

I want to know what is difference between data rate and throughput. All I know is capacity of one link is not its throughput. Also bandwidth is not capacity . Please some one help me to know the ...
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Can I use DVD+R to install an OS? (as opposed to DVD-R)

I've been trying (since I have a pack of 100 DVD+Rs) to burn Windows 10 to one and install it on my laptop. However, whenever I try, it just boots as normal and doesn't consider the DVD ROM a boot ...
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1answer
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Registrars providing DNS Alias (CNAME) for third party subdomains [on hold]

My website is hosted by a free host provider, I have a third level domain mywebsite.freehost.com Now I want to buy a second level domain, so in the address bar, I would like to have only ...
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1answer
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IE : Blocks website that has a certificate's CN different from hostname

May I know what is the settings on IE that blocks website with certificate CN different from hostname? For example I have a website myhostname but my certificate CN is NotMyHostName. Some IE will ...
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0answers
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autohotkey KeyWait, intercepting pressed key

I'm writing an autohotkey script to type spanish/portuguese symbols like á,ã,à. a:: KeyWait, a, U KeyWait, a, D T0.1 if ErrorLevel { Suspend, on sendinput, a Suspend, off return } ...
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0answers
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SSD or CD in Lowest SATA address in a new computer build?

I'm building my first computer. One website says to connect the CD to the lowest SATA interface, so that the BIOS will recognize it, and allow Windows to be loaded on the HDD. But I want to load ...
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0answers
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cgi-bin/redirect.ha following website address that I am attempting to reach

So the cgi-bin/redirect.ha message that I am getting is probably because I am using ATT modem? How DOES that get resolved?
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.inputrc: Delete word on option-forward delete? (OS X)

TL;DR: In my .inputrc, how do I enable the forward delete key (in conjunction with the option/meta key) to delete by word? Introduction Lately, I've been working to perfect my shell setup. I ...
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1answer
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Mounting Directories with bind & different permissions

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 & trying to mount a folder using bind in /etc/fstab. Shown below is one of many similar entries; /media/Storage1/test /media/Storage1/WebDAV/Alex none ...
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2answers
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Sending MS Publisher Document (or PDF) as Body of Email

I'm helping a friend create a single-page email newsletter for their work and they have a great design in MS Publisher. Is there any way to insert this as the BODY of an email (not an attachment), ...
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Mac chrome printing the image without zoom out

I wrote a web page which, when a button is clicked, a windows pops up with an image(400px*300px). When I use Chrome (in Windows) to print that page in A6 size, it successfully fits it in the whole ...
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Wireshark and Playstation 3

I'm looking to capture all network traffic when playing my ps3 and find the external IP addresses of other players in my servers or game. I'm wondering if this is possible? If so how?
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2answers
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Remapped keys (with xmodmap) in Linux host stopped working in VirtualBox Windows guest

I've used the following xmodmap script for years to swap my Left Ctrl and Caps Lock keys in Linux: remove Lock = Caps_Lock remove Control = Control_L keysym Control_L = Caps_Lock keysym Caps_Lock = ...
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1answer
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What is SSH_AUTH_SOCK?

When I export in my terminal I see: declare -x Apple_PubSub_Socket_Render="/private/tmp/com.apple.launchd.zTF2WfVZJa/Render" declare -x ...
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1answer
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Not able to install Microsoft Build Tools 2013 on Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 1

I am kind of stuck on this. I have installed .NET 4.5.2 and Winver tool shows this information: Windows Server 2008 R2 Version 6.1 (Build 7601: Service pack 1) I have ran a Windows update also. ...
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Surface Pro 3 Print Screen

Win8.1 From the "Surface Pro 3 User Guide": "To take a snapshot of your screen, press and hold the Windows button on your Surface, and then press the volume-down button. The screen dims briefly when ...
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1answer
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Why I cannot format a microSD to ext4?

I have a Toshiba Class 10 64GB microSD that I want to use in a tablet (Cyanogenmod 11) by formatting it ext4. So I did the usual thing (under Fedora 20): created a single Linux partition with sfdisk, ...
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WIndows server 2012 will not allow mirroring drives/partitions

I have a dell c1100 server and it gave me a hard time installing windows server 2012. Now installed, I want to setup mirroring inside windows (raid 1 effectively). In disk management, I right click ...
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Can updating the hosts file in Windows via batch file cause harm?

I have this script that I have saved as a .bat file. Can it hurt a computer? echo # >> %Windir%\System32\drivers\etc\hosts echo 0.0.0.0 www.facebook.com >> ...
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1answer
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How to start a program and close it right after it's launched with BAT/CMD file?

There are two program A and B. What I want to do is: 1,Launch program A; 2,Close program A; 3,Launch program B; 4,Close program B; How can I write the bat file? My previous work; A.exe TSKILL A ...
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Bit/Bits specification - What is the corrrect way: to spell 64 bit or 64 bits? n bit or n bits? [on hold]

What is the correct way to write (and search for) in the specifications of some program or hardware: 32 bit 64 bit ...or : 32 bits 64 bits
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Computer won't boot post when using 2 different ddr2 ram sticks

I have two 2gb sticks that are different, one is apacer ddr2 and the other is ddr2 Samsung and I can boot each one by themselves but together they won't boot any beep or video so any ideas and this is ...
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3answers
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Wi-Fi connection drops when downloading torrents, but wired connection still works

After downloading for an hour or so, the Wi-Fi connection on my tablet stops working; forcing me to restart my router(it basically hangs when trying to connect). This only happens when downloading ...
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2answers
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Recovered Files with TestDisk, but File Names and Folder Structure is Bad

I used TestDisk to recover files from an internal hard drive which I connected externally to another PC. With PhotoRec all the file names are wrong and the original folder structure doesn't exist. ...
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2answers
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I can't access the bios setup using F2 key on samsung laptop MODEL-NP270E5V

My laptop came with ubuntu 13.04 installed on it, i cant boot from cd/dvd or usb so as to install windows7. Pressing F2 during boot doesn't take me to bios menu so that i change the boot order; it ...
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2answers
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How do I remove lines appearing permanently on top and bottom of a word document?

I have these lines appearing on top and bottom of a word document (office 2010), just below and above the text (Exactly where the lines for headers and footers are). I have tried to copy the text into ...
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0answers
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Remote Desktop from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 14.04

I am attempting to use XRDP to remote desktop from my fully updated Windows 8 laptop to an old desktop PC that I loaded with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Through some research I found that Ubuntu had given up on ...
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0answers
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Can they trace copied documents from the desktop not the server on to a hard drive? [on hold]

Ok so I've been doing my own stuff at work and I saved it onto my desktop not the server ... And was wondering if they can trace my files being copied to a hard drive?
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0answers
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Bash ignore commands, other options not working

Prefacing a command with a space is not making bash not save it to history. This is in my .bash_profile HISTCONTROL=ignoreboth What else do I need?
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2answers
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Windows 7 Blue Screen After Power Cut During Update

My windows was updating displaying the "Configuring Windows Update" and suddnly there was a power cut so pc shutdown, after that whenever i tried to boot it and it will pass the windows 7 logo screen ...
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0answers
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External HDD on a Windows 8.1 HP

I have Win 8.1. First day in Windows. Just moving over from Mac. Can;t affored a new Mac. I have lots of data on an external HDD from my Mac. I want to access those files on the PC. When I plug the ...

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