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External hard drive won't format due to “read-only” files

I have an external hard drive that has all of my media and files on it. It normally boots right up, but for some reason it's been having trouble. I normally use it on 2 computers, one with windows ...
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AMD Radeon r9 Not connecting to HDMI screen?

I have a custom built Windows gaming PC, we are using the Sapphire Radeon r9 gfx card and when we attempt to connect to monitor (or rather, HDMI TV) it does not connect, for a second it appears that ...
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VGA out to second monitor not working after power outage

I had a laptop running Windows 7 connected to an external monitor with a plain old double-headed VGA cable this morning, and everything was working fine. In the afternoon, there was a brief power ...
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USB Root Hub power surge with weird SSD behavior

Question for my techie friends. My new laptop seems to be having USB issues. It keeps telling me that there was a "Power surge on hub port" and that a device has "exceeded the power limits of its hub ...
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checks if a shut down command has been issued [duplicate]

Is it possible to detect a shutdown event? What are the scripts to detect and handle the event issued in the command line? I would like to have the script and use it in a condition that checks if pc ...
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0answers
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Is there a way to prevent a user from deleting apps on android? [migrated]

Suppose I install app X for purpose A. I don't want to simply be able to uninstall the app. How do I prevent myself from uninstalling an app on android?
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Can't Connect To VNC Server Through One Specific Wireless Access Point

I hope somebody can help me make sense of this: I have wireless access on my home router. In another part of the house, I have a wireless access point connected to my LAN (because it was out of range ...
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What is the purpose of the Start Page Redirect Cache registry value?

Under the HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main registry key there are a couple of values that I am curious about their intended use. I was looking into setting the default IE home page and ...
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How can I have an 'truly' interactive command in emacs?

How would I implement a bare bones function that 're-evaluates' with every key-press? I mean key-press loosely; I'm looking to emulate the behavior of isearch and friends. I would be using this to ...
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How do I delay tcp traffic on a socket?

I would like to test the interactions between a client program and a server program for race conditions. They connect to each other via tcp. The client does blocking calls to the server on multiple ...
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1answer
7 views

Brightness of VAIO E series

My VAIO E series 14P with windows 8 is having problem with the display brightness. It can't adjust at all. Even the display is the minimum but the display still in the brightest. Anyone please help?
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Check two conditions in two different columns, to pull amount in third column

Example: **TYPE** | **New** | **Amount** MM | YES | $25.00 DDA | YES | $0.00 MM | NO | $0.00 MM | YES | $25.00 Basically, I want to get the total amount ...
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1answer
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Personal wiki, preferably Python, with Markdown support

I'm looking for a wiki package to power a small, private wiki I'm wanting to set up on my home server (Linux). I'd prefer something that is written in Python, but ultimately I need to have Markdown ...
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1answer
17 views

Configure mail on Ubuntu

How do I configure mail on my Ubuntu 14.04 to use with a bash file that requires mail function? I have not found any guides that I can use with Ubuntu 14.04
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1answer
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Windows updates failure configuring updates

I recently got a new computer and when i try to install the updates i get the following error "Failure configuring windows updates, reverting changes" this issue is really annoying because i can ...
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1answer
6 views

MinGW gcc missing zlib1.dll

Whenever I try to compile a C file using MinGW's gcc, it gives the error that zlib.dll is missing. Is there any reliable way to get zlib.dll or to fix this error?
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1answer
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How do I categorize a list?

I'm looking to categorize/sort a list by matching certain strings. I previously couldn't find a solution so hopefully this way is easier. Example list: [A] The apple is the pomaceous fruit of the ...
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0answers
21 views

Creating a personal thumb drive

So the thing I want to do is to create a usb drive that contains my important personal stuff. In essence, I want to be able to have access to everything on a random (safe) linux that I go to. I may ...
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1answer
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Laptop Bluray drive doesn't read any discs

No disc put into my drive will read. If I double-click in My Computer it ejects and asks me to insert a disc. CD, DVD, Bluray, video, audio, or data. Same results. I have an Asus N35SV laptop with ...
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1answer
12 views

Creating Portable Apps from installed Programmes

I want to make an existing application on my laptop portable. From what I read, there are a number of applications that will do this but they all require that the application is a first-time install. ...
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0answers
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How to skip re-downloading of files in pear install?

When I inkove e.g. pear install -a -B horde/groupware following the installation script of hoardhttp://www.horde.org/apps/groupware/docs/INSTALL multiple time files are downloaded every time. How to ...
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1answer
14 views

Script won't loop through files like planned

I got this script that loops through log files, but I changed something ant dot doesn't work: #!/bin/sh n= while true do fname="trace$n.log" [ -f "$fname" ] || break n=$(($n+1)) done ...
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0answers
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Opening Current Directory Command in Notepad++

I'm new to programming. I have a notepad++ but it doesn't have the "Open current dir cmd" in the run tab....Are there any alternatives for me to open my file notepad++ file in a command prompt? Please ...
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0answers
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scanstate fails at reading a registry entry from the offline image

My win 8 got boot loop and when I want to "Refresh" it, mandates logging in but doesn't show any of the user profiles! I'm trying to migrate some EFS certificates from it using USMT(Yes, I know I ...
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Open and sync shared OneDrive document from Windows Explorer

I am currently using Windows 8.1 and Office 365. I have a few documents that I share with colleagues, and we are trying to take advantage of OneDrive's built-in simultaneous editing tools. The problem ...
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microphone not working on headset. even with interface

I bought a headset before finding out about the lack of pre amps in the new macs there are two male ends, one for headphones, and one for microphone. And i read that you could use an audio interface ...
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1answer
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Electrical tape use in laptop

Hi just wanted to make sure this was okay. I used electrical tape to tape over the clear plastic that holds the video cable in place to the laptop screen. I was replacing the screen and I was worried ...
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1answer
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Is there any way to auto-unlock a bitlocker OS drive without a TPM?

I'd like to encrypt the system drive on my desktop computer, but I routinely use it remotely so I don't want to be stuck putting in a password or USB stick on boot. My primary concern is with someone ...
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Using two Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range) If Range("B10").Value = "0" Then Rows("9:12").EntireRow.Hidden = True ElseIf Range("B10").Value > 0 Then ...
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2answers
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Check MAC address of a device on the other end of an Ethernet cable

Assuming I have a machine with Windows / Mac / Linux OS installed that's connected via Ethernet to an unknown device (e.g.: router, another computer, LAN printer), how can I figure out that device's ...
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2answers
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In Excel, How can I count duplicate names in one cell once, if they are attributed to another name

How can I count duplicate names in one cell once, if they are attributed to another name in another cell. One column A contains teachers names and column B contains student names. I need to know how ...
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USB mouse and keyboard stopped working after plugging in a flash drive

My friend needed to print something so I gave him my flash drive to transfer the files to me so that I could print them. As soon as he plugged the flash drive into his computer, his USB mouse and USB ...
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1answer
23 views

Laptop power supply unit compared to PC power supply unit

PC power supplies are relatively huge compared to those used with laptops. But why is this so when a laptop today can have an equal level of performance as a high end PC? Are they both switching ...
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2answers
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Converting a computer PSU to a bench power supply

)I have read a number of articles dealing with the conversion process and think I can manage to get there if I am careful and take it step by step. However my starting point is a box of PSUs that I ...
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0answers
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Unknown devices in Devices and Printers

I can find plenty of information on troubleshooting them but there's no trouble to shoot. I'm just seeing "Unknown Device" in the "Unspecified" section of Devices and Printers. Properties shows them ...
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1answer
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Zalman drive enclosure does not start up (example case ZM-VE400)

Your Zalman ZM-VE400 (or potentially other similar drive enclosure?) from the manufacturer shows the model name when plugged in but never arrives in the menu despite pressing buttons on the keypad. ...
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1answer
36 views

Apt-get update error Linux Mint 17

I've just changed my os to Linux Mint 17, but I'm having some trouble when I try to run sudo apt-get update [EDIT] Now I have the following errors: Err http://extra.linuxmint.com qiana InRelease ...
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5answers
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Effects of formatting a laptop

If I format my laptop will software packages such as Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Power Point, etc.) be deleted? If so can they be recovered after deletion?
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1answer
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Find 350ms in traceroute logs?

So I have a bash script that creates logs like this: traceroute to -------, 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 router.Belkin (192.168.2.1) 2.275 ms 2.263 ms 2.249 ms 2 ------- 16.961 ms 21.060 ms ...
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0answers
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Cannot install Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter after uninstallation

In short, I don't have Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter, needed to start WiFi hotspot using netsh, and cannot install it again. I have Windows 8.1. Once I saw it in the state "not working ...
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0answers
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How do debug HDMI port

I have a unique situation with a Sony Vaio that has a donor motherboard from an essentially identical Chinese model of the same. the HDMI port seems at all levels to be non-functional and not ...
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1answer
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Way to view primary monitor from secondary

Setup: Windows 7 x64 Dual monitors Primary monitor is used for most programs Primary is also used for TV, and a game console. Secondary monitor is used for music, ...
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0answers
16 views

Associating a domain name with web server

I am currently running a web server on AWS and I have a domain name that I want to associate with the server. The server is running nginx on port 80 yada yada but the part I am having trouble with is ...
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0answers
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How to read this WinDbg dump

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.3.9600.17029 AMD64 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Loading Dump File [C:\Windows\Minidump\072814-13275-01.dmp] Mini Kernel Dump ...
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0answers
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Setting a static ip in Ubuntu 14 is becoming an all day project today

I've never in my life have had so much difficulty in setting up a static ip. I've researched pass questions on askubuntu.com and have looked up multiple references and documents on setting up a static ...
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how to remotely listen to a network PC microphone [on hold]

I am currently setting up a call floor for my employees and i want to be able to listen to them even on the other room via their pc mic, i would like to be able to listen live if they are making calls ...
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0answers
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Powershell Add Firewall rule for remote desktop

I was running the following commands to enable remote desktop via powershell set-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server' -name "fDenyTSConnections" -Value 0 and ...
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1answer
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WHY can't I connect to my Access Point anymore

windows xp wireless stops working after use wired connection I cant see the wireless network in available wireless network list in wireless network connection properties, the use Windows to ...
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0answers
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How to monitor BTRFS filesystem raid for errors?

I saw some documentation on a daemon that can execute a program/script for various BTRFS events, but I cannot find it anymore. How can I have a script/program be executed on a drive failure for a ...
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1answer
22 views

How to perform search and replace in vim in reverse?

I need to perform a search and replace regex in vim of the style: s/search/replace/g However, I need to do this in reverse, from the bottom of the text to the beginning.

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