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What automation tools should I use to monitor text files and affect applications?

I want to use some standard windows automation tools to solve what I believe is a pretty un-windows-like problem. I'm more familiar with *nix management tools and tasks, but since I want this solution ...
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Windows (10) snap application on startup

I have placed a shortcut to an application in my startup folder. Win+R shell:startup I would really like to be able to auto snap the application to the left side of one of my 3 monitors. Is that ...
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1answer
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Changing current mail merge to use new source data

I have a mail merge file that I created last year, I would like to use a new source data file to create new post cards. Can this be done and how do I go about doing it? I really don't want to create ...
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2answers
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Excel 2013 PowerPivot add-in crashes Windows 7

Running into a serious problem with little help on solving the issue. Any time I try doing anything with DAX or sometimes just opening Excel application, Excel crashes and gives me the following ...
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1answer
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How can i avoid teamviewer to ask for an administrator password everytime I open it?

On MacOSX, I have recently upgraded from Teamviewer 8 to 9. I uninstall old application properly and reinstalled it by double clicking dmg and following instructions. Now everytime i want to open ...
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1answer
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Excel: how to merge two tables of data?

I have two sheets with two tables of data and I'd like to merge them into a single one like this: How can I do?
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Heading 2 is not followed by Heading 1 in Microsoft Word 2010 multilevel heading

In MS word 2010, I have set multilevel heading. but my heading style does not follows by previous style. For example Heading 1 is 5. after thet when I select heading 2, it should be 5.1, but it ...
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0answers
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How disable Windows 10 keyboard helper?

After updating my system with Windows 10, every time I click on a text box this helper appears. I think is something for a tablet. But I don't want it! I'm in a laptop. How I can disable it ...
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0answers
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View when cookies or temp files where used last

I was wondering if it is possible to view when a cookie or tmp file was last used by the internet. For example, if the cookie was used yesterday could I see that in properties or log it in a text ...
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0answers
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Desktop overheating room, is it CPU, GPU, or PSU?

If my door is shut, my computer turns my room into an oven, it's that bad. I'm hoping replacing a part will resolve the issue. Here's some specs: CPU: AMD FX 8320 Eight core GPU: AMD Radeon 6670 PSU: ...
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iwant Create a SFX Installer with protected but When running the exe how i can avoid password popup

i want to create a sfx installer with protection(means no one can extract inner files and the script i'm used for installation). my requirement is after making exe when the users running via setup ...
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1answer
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Solved: Windows 10 “Device Limit Reached”

I have Windows 10 installed on 3 laptops and only 1 of them can be activated. I checked the product keys and they are the SAME. All 3 of those laptops had their own product keys prior to the upgrade. ...
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Swap Windows 8 (or 10) Editions

I have two machines, one running Windows 8.1 Home (or Core) 64-bit and the other running Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit. I'd like to eventually install Windows 10 on each. But what I'd really like to ...
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0answers
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Nic not showing up in device manager

Hey guys I recently installed a new mother board a hard drive and have had trouble installing my wireless network card. On my old computer it worked fine but it seems it is not appearing in the device ...
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0answers
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Does RDP clipboard transmit securely on 3389?

You can cut and paste text/files from/to remote session and it goes through port 3389. What is the encryption if any? Using Win7/Server08R2
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2answers
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Dual Booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu

How do I do this, should I follow the same method as for Windows 7? I did not try anything but am looking for suggestions. No I don't want to use VB. Please help. My hard drive has around 50GB free ...
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0answers
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Whitespace in Sublime Text 3

When I pressed tab in ST3 it displays a white box representing the tab. Can anyone tell me how to disable seeing this white box?
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4answers
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Dual booting windows 8 and Kali Linux 1.0.8

I'm trying to install kali linux along with windows 8 The latest Kali version (1.0.8) supports booting alongside windows 8 I installed Kali Linux from a LiveCD, rebooted and it went straight to ...
2
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2answers
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Word 2010 : can't insert cursor into a cell to type a text, but it works for the cell in next page

I'm using Word 2010, and I'm working on a guide where contents to be added inside a table of three cells. I have an issue with couple of pages where I couldn't insert the cursor into the left cell to ...
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0answers
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How do you exit fullscreen in tightvnc? (mac)

Whenever i connect, TightVNC opens in fullscreen, and i cant access anything else. I have tried going into options looking for a fullscreen option, but there is none. I have tried deleting the ...
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0answers
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RDP SSL/Hybrid Mode Supported but Not Enforced

Our web server is Windows 2008 R2. A PCI scan by Trustwave is failing our PCI compliance because of this: RDP SSL/Hybrid Mode Supported but Not Enforced Remote desktop protocol (RDP) supports 3 ...
0
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0answers
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Guest user back to admin user

After couple of hours playing with the users and access of my account now I'm guest and there is no administrator on my laptop. Do you know guys how can I make my guest user back to administrator? I ...
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1answer
12 views

Ubuntu + Win 7 Dual Boot

I want to dual boot Ubuntu on my old windows 7 laptop. Will I ALWAYS need the flash drive I am burning the ISO onto for startup? Or, once I select "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows", will Ubuntu be ...
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2answers
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How to activate the free Windows 10 upgrade without actually using it?

I still have some reservations to upgrading to Windows 10. I'm fully aware that there is still a year left for the free activation but I might not choose to use Windows 10 for a bit longer than that. ...
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6answers
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Is there a way to get the complete zone file for a domain without contacting its host?

I know that it's probably (no longer) possible because of abuse, but I want to check nonetheless. Is there a way for me to obtain the company zone file for a domain myself, without having to contact ...
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1answer
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How to set a picture/wallpaper as folder's background

How can I set desired wallpaper in folder's background(not a thumbnail view) in windows 7 without any special software? I want to put a picture instead of white background of a folder.(I know this ...
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0answers
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Notepad++ folding/collapsing hides everything?

I am running Windows 8.1 and just downloaded Notepad++ v6.8 to use in some HTML/PHP development. The problem I am facing is with the little +/- (fold/collapse) signs on the left side of the IDE. ...
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0answers
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How I figure why an application failed to launch without giving any errors on Windows?

More than once it happened to me to double-click a .exe file, and seemly nothing happens. Sometimes something flashes on the screen but still, it is like if nothing happened. How I figure why this ...
0
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1answer
29 views

This bash command runs on OSX but not on Busybox ..why?

I've got this bash one-liner , it runs fine on OSX, but doesn't on Linux, I'm suspecting the linux distro (Busybox) on my Qnap has got something to do with this . Here is the command that runs on OSX ...
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3answers
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Ubuntu - OK to raid0 and raid1 on same two drives?

I'm building a household Ubuntu 14.04 server and just installed two 3TB drives for the files and media. The box (HP DC7900 SFF) uses Intel Matrix RAID which, according to wikipedia is neither hardware ...
4
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1answer
241 views

Free Windows 10 Upgrade after One Year

As many of us know that Microsoft is giving free update to Windows 10 for the first year for Windows 7 & Windows 8.1 user. As I am using Windows 7 and today I get that "creepy icon" providing me ...
0
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2answers
911 views

Windows 10: “We couldn't complete the updates, undoing changes”

On a regular Windows Update routine I'm getting the following message: We couldn't complete the updates, undoing changes. The computer restarts for several more times repeating the same process, ...
0
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0answers
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Raspberry Pi Serial Bluetooth Module not detected

I have a serial Bluetooth module built for Arduino, but I need to get it to work on a Raspberry Pi (Running Raspbian). I installed bluetooth, bluez and I have it wired up with the TXD and RXD crossed. ...
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How do I record this stream from NHK World?

How can I download this video from the VOD service on NHK World site? I am trying to save this video, but all software I tried fails to get the stream: ...
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2answers
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Does 'Pending Contact Request' under a contact in skype mean that they have blocked me?

Ive got several contacts in Skype that are showing up as 'Pending Contact Request' as per the image below, some just have the place holder image as their profile picture, some actually still have a ...
2
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5answers
5k views

Unknown volume listed under Windows defragmenter

Does anyone know what "\?\Volume...." is or why it would be listed as a disk on the windows defragmenter? It is not listed on other defragmenters like defraggler. The E: and F: drives are ...
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3answers
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How do I get Windows 8 to measure startup impact?

I did an inplace upgrade from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8 Pro, and am just getting used to Windows 8. Under the Task Manager → Startup tab, I see there's an option showing "start up impact". ...
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0answers
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why aren't any alpha adapters windows 8 and kali linux compatible?

I did some research and almost every wifi adapter I found that is compatible with Kali works with Windows 7 and before. Is there a reason for this. Does Windows 8 not allow Kali compatible wifi ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Is it possible to automatically sync or schedule backup from windows desktop to Amazon cloud drive?

Amazon recently announced unlimited photo storage on their cloud drive for Prime members. I'd like to use that feature, but I don't want to manually upload photos every time I have new ones. Usually I ...
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1answer
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Running 'Start-Process' Remotely: How to Display Standard Output?

I have a PowerShell script for installing software on remote computers. To date I have been successfully using the following code: $prog = "ping" $arg = "localhost" $computername = "MACHINE01" ...
3
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3answers
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Can you force an offline mode? It takes forever to load a page from disk

I have a machine that is not connected to the internet but I have some documentation saved to the disk in HTML format. Google Chrome sure enough will open it, but I presume that it's trying to call ...
2
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1answer
22 views

Will the mandatory update policy in windows 10 bring security issues?

In order to analyse if I'll update all my computers working on windows I came across the the following setback. I have the home versions of windows and by updating to windows 10, I'll receive the ...
12
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7answers
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Can't use Bootcamp partition for Windows 8 installation

I'm trying to install Windows 8 with Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro. Sadly it won't let me get past the disk partition choice (even after formatting the Bootcamp-drive). It says: Windows can't be ...
0
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1answer
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Windows 10 VPN client is not working

In Windows 10 (an upgrade from Windows 8.1), old VPN PPTP connections were not correctly migrated. Created new VPN PPTP connection which was not working.  Error message: A Connection to the remote ...
0
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0answers
13 views

What exactly is Jungo WinDriver?

Haven't seen this thing before, in 5+ years of running Windows 7 on Dell laptops. What is it? I found a post allegedly from a Jungo employee, but still have no idea how that bloatware ended up on ...
2
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0answers
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Windows 7 - Duplicate two displays with a different refresh rate output

Thanks for taking the time to look at my question! To start, my hardware, and what I am attempting to do: I have a NVIDIA GTX 780 as my graphics card (and I love it!) stock speed and BIOS ...
2
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1answer
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How can I check if it's my LCD or the LCD Cable that's Faulty?

My Dell Inspiron N5110‘s LCD Display went completely white two days ago. I was using NotePad++, when all of a sudden the image on the screen began disappearing. The way it disappeared was from top to ...
0
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0answers
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Asus 501JW computer wont start

I have an ASUS ROG 501JW, I put it to sleep and after trying to wake it up, the ASUStek application said it was erasing everything from the flash drive, panicking at the imminent loss of information, ...
0
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0answers
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Linking 10.0.2.0/24 IPs with 192.168.1.0/24 IPs

The Problem I am currently messing about with some of the network tools in Linux, and I have found that if I perform an nmap scan using the 192.168.1.0/24 range, I get a bunch of lovely device names: ...
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1answer
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Directory with same name subdirectory move

I got myself stuck and can't seem to find a quick way to fix this. I have an external HDD with a folder structure like this: \folder1 \folder2 \folder3 some of these have a subdirectory named the ...

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