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Data Recovery - ChromiumOS reformats drive

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Laptop fan gets loud and shuts down within 30 seconds of boot

My recently-bought laptop is having some hardware trouble... When I turn it on, everything proceeds normally for about 15-20 seconds. Then, the fan goes to max power and gets ridiculously loud for ...
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How do I start/restart RealVNC Enterprise Server for Mac via the command line?

How do I start/restart RealVNC Enterprise Server for Mac via the command line? Perhaps also how do I tell (via command line, whether RealVNC Enterprise Server is running or not)
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How do I edit text as one of the layers, using GIMP

I have a PSD and I want to edit text which is one of the "layers". Can I edit the text or do I have to create a new layer and delete the existing one.
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1answer
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Upgrades available for Student Teacher versions of Adobe Creative Suite? CS5.5 or future?

As an example, if I own Adobe CS5 Design Standard Student Teacher version, is there any way for me to upgrade to the Adobe CS5.5 Design Standard Student Teacher version? Adobe state in their Student ...
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Using photoshop, how can I remove all of the colored dots from this picture? [closed]

I have this image below: and I am trying to figure out a way to remove all of the colored dots from the image. Are there any techniques that anyone would suggest to be able to remove this from the ...
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Copy files over SSH without using SCP?

I'm currently aware of SCP and SSH. There are times when I'm doing some work within a file that I need to download it locally to work on it. Which invokes: Print the working Directory/Path Get File ...
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Best way to perform simple disk benchmark? (re: operating system drives)

I'm using ESXi to host several virtual servers and I'd like to test the speed of various hard drives and protocols. (ie. I'd like to know which drive/setup works best for working operating systems) ...
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Mount vdi as drive in Windows

I am wanting to mount a VDI file that no longer boots to a drive in Windows to, hopefully, recover some files. I am aware that Winmount advertises this function, but I am a bit confused about which ...
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1answer
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Airlink101 AP431W access point - only bridging first MAC seen

I have an extremely strange problem with an Airlink101 AP431W access point. I have a small sub-network of three devices linked to a switch. The network was moved to a different room and now has to ...
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VPN with D-Link DIR-600 Wireless Router

I just bought a D-Link DIR-600 Wireless Router and was hoping to setup a VPN client using the DD-WRT firmware. But unfortunately my hardware version of DIR-600, known as C1, is not supported by DD-...
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What is the difference between CentOS-6.0-i386-LiveDVD.iso and CentOS-6.0-i386-bin-DVD.iso

What is the difference between CentOS-6.0-i386-LiveDVD.iso and CentOS-6.0-i386-bin-DVD.iso?
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What angle is optimal for the antennas on my wireless network card?

I'm sharing a house with some friends and I'm in the bedroom right up in the attic. The router is right down on the ground floor and I get connectivity issues. I've found that if I adjust the two ...
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Import Video from Camcorder using Pixela ImageMixer Vs. Windows Import

I have a Canon HF10. The camera came bundled with a Pixela ImageMixser SE, which is used to import the videos to your computer. As this software is giving me grief, can I just use Windows Import ...
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Why can't my keyboard type symbols anymore when I enter MS Word?

When I'm using Notepad or simply just the Internet, my keyboard works fine. As soon as I open Microsoft Word, it changes. The symbols are no longer the same. When I go into the keyboard layout, there ...
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1answer
211 views

Connecting phone earpiece to laptop through bluetooth possible?

is there anyway to connect a phone earpiece to be usable by the laptop through bluetooth or some other technology? (in other words "channeling" the sounds of the laptop to the product) The product is ...
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1answer
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How can I make Windows 7 more touch-friendly?

Is there any software that I can install to make my experience on a Windows 7 tablet a bit better? Here are some features I'd like to have: automatically show virtual keyboard when i select a text ...
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1answer
126 views

How to make the only content of a list item a list?

How can I create a list which looks like this in Word? 1. Foo 2. Bar 3. For example: a. 1. Foo 2. Bar 3. Baz b. 1. Foo 2. Bar 3. Baz 4. Baz In terms of HTML, ...
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Fonts keep changing on me in Hotmail

I use an iMac. Great machine. When I bought it 3 years ago I could not use the mail program that came with the Mac. We are bundled with Quest/Century Link and MSN is our only option. I have been using ...
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1answer
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Computer screen sometimes won't turn on but computer appears to boot normally in background, forced to reset

I need help narrowing down the possible causes of a recent problem I have been having with my computer, due to a whole host of changes I made around the time of the problems appearance I don't know ...
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2answers
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Replacing stock Core 2 Duo heatsink fan (just the fan really) with a Dell CPU fan

My old heatsink fan broke and I'm trying to reconnect its plugs to a new fan. My Dell CPU fan has some custom Dell plug. I snipped the old fan's wire in half and kept the plug on the end of it. I ...
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2answers
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Recovering data from a corrupted disk

I use an external harddisk to backup my data (it had 3 partitions). Last week when I plugged it in, the OS (Win 7) hung up and I had to force re-boot the machine. When I turned it back on, the system ...
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Finding insecure content on the page

When Chrome accesses a page that has some insecure content on the page, it puts a slash through the https:// and says that that is the case. How can I find the content that is not secured without ...
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Is it possible to send a virtual desktop to another monitor on another computer over the network?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid on an Alienware m15x laptop with the proprietary nVidia drivers. GNOME, Compiz, etc. First, I have two computers, an Alienware m15x laptop (which is my primary computer)...
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Asus Eee PC keyboard is locked in 10-key mode on Ubuntu 10.04

I have an Asus Eee PC (netbook with 8" screen), running Ubuntu 10.04. The keyboard has gone into some kind of '10-key mode', i.e. typing u/U → 4 i/I → 5 o/O → 6 m/M → 0 It ...
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1answer
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What is the Radio button symbol for Microsoft Word that Acrobat understands when converting to PDF form

Someone has sent me a survey they had created in Microsoft Word, with a bunch of questions that need to be converted into a PDF form. I have no problem creating textboxes or checkboxes by using ...
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1answer
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Need to recover data from a poorly burnt 8.5GB dual-layer DVD - Cannot copy half the data from the disc

Synopsis: I had a series of backup CDs that I had burnt some time ago. In order to consolidate the many discs I copied them all to my hard drive in separate folders, compressed them into .RARs (at ...
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How can I share my clipboard between two Macs?

Is there an easy way I could send clipboard data from one Mac on the LAN to another?
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2answers
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Can't Open Up Event Viewer

I just installed a large backlog of Windows Updates (I have Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit) and now a handful of programs are acting strangely (not opening, crashing, etc) I went to try to diagnose the ...
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1answer
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Where to put the GPG keys in $HOME/.gnupg?

I run OpenSuse 11.4 and KDE 4.6. I installed Thunderbird and Enigma. Thunderbird is the following version: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; de; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101206 SUSE/3.1.7 Thunderbird/3.1....
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Can software operation damage an SD card?

My SD card has a broken boot sector and the tools I've tried say that it's not repairable (I've tried TestDisk, DriveRestore Pro and Easeus Partition Recovery). The card was in my Android phone and ...
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4answers
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Encountering problems saving a large file to root directory in Windows 7

OS: Windows 7 Home 64bit I cannot save a large file to the root of the C drive. I am not trying to save into any folder or directory, just directly to the root. I am using the administrator account ...
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1answer
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Safari bookmarks sidebar

Is it possible anyhow to have a bookmarks sidebar (like the one in Firefox) in Safari in OSX Lion? The way bookmarks work now in Safari is very clumsy when you have thousands of bookmarks. If not ...
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1answer
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How secure is Apple's Bluetooth keyboard?

Can anybody post any documentation on how Mac OS X and Apple's Bluetooth keyboard pair up with each other? I have seen the articles Apple keyboard pairing over Bluetooth and Which wireless keyboard ...
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How can I read a PDF document and use a dictionary at the same time?

Could anybody point we to a way how could I read a PDF from Chrome and use a dictionary (e.g. English dictionary extensions from Google)? I wish to double click a word and choose "translate" (or ...
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1answer
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Custom file in Grub 2

I have a image file which needs to boot along with my Ubuntu. When I open /etc/grub.d/10_linux for example, I see a lot of code written there. What is the typical format for writing a custom file ...
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Sorting downloads folder with bash script

I'm writing script for my own needs to sort Downloads folder on my mac in bash. I pass to the function parameters: source directory, destination directory and array of file extensions I want to move. ...
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1answer
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Blocking a website after two visits in the same day in Google Chrome

How do I block myself from visiting a website after having already going to it twice before in the same day? I'm trying to impose a self-block in Google Chrome, maybe an extension would help, where ...
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2answers
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How to replace a harddrives PCB?

I have a Seagate Momentus 5400.3 160GB: Model: ST9160821AS PN: 9S1134-042 FW: 3.CAE I want to replace the PCB on the drive but I can't find any PCB's or drives with the exact PN and FW numbers. ...
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4answers
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Fast large folder comparison utility on Mac (maybe Windows)

I am looking for a tool that could help me compare the contents of 2 big folders and detect what's changed in one of them (files added, modified, moved, copied) compared to the target. I also want to ...
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How to disable Acrobat Reader's “Click-Scroll-Feature”?

The term "click-scroll-feature" is made up by me. I have no idea how this is called. Some PDF documents have a feature enabled that allows you to scroll through the document by single clicking on the ...
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1answer
302 views

Firefox Play() function - sound integration plugin

I have recently accessed a webpage with sound built into it. The javascript code is supposed to play a sound when I click the button (I guess it's Play() function): <embed enablejavascript="true" ...
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1answer
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Video Grabber from webpages

IDM can "grab videos" a "Download This Video" button pops up whenever you are watching a video anywhere in the Internet, and its shows the video size, and when clicked, allows you to download it. Is ...
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0answers
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How to keep links from opening in new windows with Google Chrome?

I have a friend who recently switched from PC to a Macbook Air. She's using Google Chrome and telling me that often times when she clicks a link it is opening in a new window, and that behavior seems ...
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1answer
233 views

Windows 7/Ubuntu partitions

My previous question is at Data rescue mission: Ubuntu, Wubi, and Windows. While I understand the concept of what I'm trying to do, I don't fully understand the details of shrinking partitions, and I ...
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Change default Browser Mode in Internet Explorer 9/10? [duplicate]

I'm running the Windows 8 Developer Preview, and I would like to make IE10's DEFAULT browser mode to be Internet Explorer 9. I can change it with F12, but it always goes back to IE10 browser mode when ...
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1answer
465 views

Google Chrome missing Flash / Shockwave for Jing videos?

I was trying to watch a screencast using Google Chrome on this page: http://www.firebreath.org/display/documentation/Mac+Video+Tutorial However, i'm just getting "Missing Plugin" I have the ...
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1answer
432 views

How can I use one computer but two different desktop outputs?

Is it possible to use one PC, and output two different desktopd with different activity? Such as below: One PC | ------------- ^ ^ DVI HDMI ^ ^ \ ...
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0answers
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When clicking the 'like' button in Facebook, Firefox prompts to download like.php [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Some websites prompt to download PHP script after some time, but only in Firefox A friend of mine uses OS X Lion with Firefox 7.0.1. Sometimes, when he clicks on the 'like'...
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2answers
662 views

How to get rid of the bottom gnome-panel in gnome 3.2?

How to get rid of the bottom gnome-panel in Gnome 3.2? Cant figure this out..There is no options when I right click on it.

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