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How to disable this useless message in Windows 7?

Every time I click Network, I get a message in a pale yellow drop-down box that says, Network discovery and file sharing are turned off. Network computers and devices are not visible. Click to ...
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2answers
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Convert Outlook .ost file to .pst [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way to “restore” a .pst (Outlook Personal Folder) or .ost (Offline Folder file)? Here's the situation... We outsource our Exchange hosting to a ...
3
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3answers
194 views

What is the best tool for creating and managing RSS feeds? [closed]

My boss just asked me to maintain and create an RSS feed of hot news topics in our field for our site. Are there any easy way to use tools for managing an RSS feed, where I can easily go in and ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How to change OS HP mini netbook

I have a new hp mini 110-1109nr and would like to change the OS from XP to either Win7 or Ubuntu. However, the BIOS doesn't show boot from USB as an option (only HD and network-boot). Does anyone know ...
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2answers
175 views

What are Virtual Machine Workstations and how do they work?

I heard from our sister company that they are using Windows Virtual Machine workstation. I didn't have a chance to ask them what this means. But I am not sure how this works. Is this scenario ...
0
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1answer
134 views

Scanning for digital cable on me-tv

I have a pinnacle pchd 800 USB tuner that I want to use with Me-TV. I can't figure how to get it to scan for digital clear cam channels though, I've tried the standard cable frequency option and it ...
2
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2answers
10k views

How do I refresh network drives that were not accessible during boot up

On a work laptop (WinXP) (@work) I normally get 5-6 network drives mapped on boot, say "M, N, O, P, Q, R" Of course, if I (re)boot at home, I don't get these connections - fine. However - once I'm ...
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3answers
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Creative CMV files converter

Is there any application in linux-land that can encode files into the Creative's own .cmv? I tried their C.Centrale, but it doesn't seem to work well through Wine. I need one that will work with Zen ...
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5answers
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Good program to visualize file system usage on Mac?

Based on this question, I would like to know if there are any good programs to visualize file system usage on OS X? I used to have SpaceMonger when I was using a PC and would love to find some ...
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1answer
3k views

iWork '09 Keynote: is there is straightforward way to 'dim' and 'highlight' each item in a bullet list?

I have a bullet list on a slide: first item second item third item What I want to do is show those three bulleted items in a sequence like this: first bullet appears first bullet dims second ...
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3answers
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Change DNS Server From Terminal (or script) on Mac OS X

How can I change my DNS server from the Terminal on Mac OS X? [I need this because my DNS is not working correctly with my VPN. Sometimes it's using the DNS for my main connection, and sometimes it's ...
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1answer
2k views

how to fix asyncmac.sys infection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? AVG anti-virus tells me that there is a virus in my asyncmac.sys. I tried to overwrite it with a copy of ...
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1answer
1k views

Get Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS to recognize SATA hard drive

My bios is Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS. I want to add a new HD to my system. The main HD is an IDE. The new one is a SATA hard drive. My motherboard has two SATA slots, so I think that it's ...
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1answer
126 views

Keyboard is not detected

Am having a P4 system of 1.4Ghz speed. The problem is that my PS2 keyboard is not detected in this system. When I reboots the system the keyboard lights will blink but later it is not working on this ...
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3answers
215 views

Booting from a USB

Will booting linux (slitaz) from my USB drive damage my original OS (windows vista)?
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1answer
2k views

Live Mesh deleted my folder! Is there anyway to recover it?

I'm using Live Mesh to sync files. I have two machines, one has my work and the second was offline. When I booted the second Live Mesh deleted all the content of a folder from my live desktop. I ...
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1answer
178 views

Why is audio quality so good (as reported by the people I speak with) in Skype-type voice chats even though I'm not using a headset?

I'm running Skype and other voice chat apps on a Lenovo ThinkPad W500 without a headset; I'm using only the laptop's built-in mic and speakers. According to the people I speak with, the audio quality ...
5
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2answers
2k views

How to fix the IE8 favorites menu (little box icon)?

I'm using Windows XP and Internet Explorer 8, and occasionally one off my favorites (Link) folders will get a very small box in the upper right corner (on the favorites menu drop down itself) and not ...
0
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2answers
614 views

Cannot save Adobe Illustrations as .pdf files

I use adobe Illustrator creative suite 3. Now there seems to be a problem. I can't save my Illustrations In the .pdf format, since this format seems to preserve the graphic quality this Is vitally ...
2
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3answers
3k views

Windows 7 XP Mode, Resizing triggering lock

I'm a developer using Windows 7 XP Mode to get some old 16-bit apps to run. A hugely annoying hurdle I'm encountering is this: When I resize my XP windows at all (usually by mistake), it ...
1
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1answer
658 views

How do I make Thunderbird behave like Gmail?

Specifically, things like the ability to give messages multiple tags and have them automatically show up in tag-folders. When you use Gmail IMAP, it gives each tag a folder, and messages can appear ...
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2answers
2k views

Double GPRS/EDGE speed with two mobile phones at once?

I'm using my mobile phone to connect to the internet in an area where only GPRS/EDGE is available. To increase the connection speed I would like to use a technique called connection teaming. E.g. I ...
0
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1answer
109 views

chrome started crashing all of a sundden

I have Google chrome 3.0.195.27 installed on XP, without any apparent change in my system setup it started crashing a few minutes after I start the application. how can I resolve this problem?
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2answers
1k views

“windows is searching for a solution” popup box

when a program crashes in windows 7 there is a popup box that happens: "Windows is searching for a solution to this problem" It never finds a solution and I have to waste a click closing it. As I am ...
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5answers
547 views

How much power is enough?

These days whenever you try to buy/build a PC, you constantly see demands and suggestions for large power supplies. 400W seems to be for low-end machines, Real Men need at least 500W, but if you ...
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1answer
1k views

Oracle SQLDeveloper locks up when using copy/paste

SQL Developer keeps locking up when I copy/paste text in a worksheet. It happens when I past into SQL Developer from itself or from another application and also when I past from Developer into ...
5
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2answers
2k views

Mac OS X: network disabled because security breach

I just recieved a message on my Mac OS X system telling me: The wireless network appears to have been compromised and will be disabled for about a minute.† (It's a wireless WPA2-PSK secured ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Use Function Key + Page Up/ Page Down as Volume Control

I would like to use the function key and page up/page down to control the volume on my laptop. There is a touch panel at the top that controls it, but it has worn out a bit and isn't responsive. How ...
6
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8answers
348 views

What steps should be taken to clean a pc when moving to a new job?

What steps should be taken to clean a pc when moving to a new job? I don't want to leave behind any personal information on my work computer.
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2answers
26 views

Rows in seperate sheets in workbook seem to be linked?

I have a problem where a colleague is editting a spreadsheet I provided in 2003 workbook format. When he is editing in Excel 2007, he is inserting a row on one sheet in the workbook. This is fine but ...
0
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2answers
3k views

VirtualBox Guest Not Connecting to VPN On Snow Leopard

I used to access the VPN connection in my host machine from my Windows XP guest. Since upgrading to 10.6 (10.6.2), I can no longer access the host's vpn. I have tried setting up the VPN in the guest ...
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4answers
86 views

Limit access to advanced user (self)

Hello i've got a personal problem: i am a computer games addict and i need to limit my access to games (forbid all games, actually). I know i should solve this problem from the other end e.g. find ...
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4answers
73k views

Can I upgrade from Windows 7 Starter to Professional or Ultimate?

There are finally Windows 7 Netbooks available, but they come with Windows 7 "Starter". Can I upgrade "Starter" to Windows 7 Ultimate using a normal retail DVD (and its new licence key)? What about ...
1
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1answer
625 views

Lots of strange IP addresses in my Windows Firewall logs. Concern?

Was trying to debug a Samba sharing issue with Mac OS X so I turned on logging for my Windows Firewall. I didn't expect a lot of conections but the thing filled up quickly. Here's a sample: ...
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2answers
287 views

Thunderbird 3.0 - How do I recover some lost function?

I've just switched to Thunderbird 3.0. It's good, but please help me to fix some slight annoyances: How do I turn off the message preview pane as default? I can turn it off from the View menu, or ...
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3answers
4k views

worm.win32.netsky virus: how to get rid of on Windows XP?

How to get rid of worm.win32.netsky virus on Windows XP?
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1answer
2k views

Firefox requests the master password twice

I've set a master password for Firefox. When Firefox starts, it strangely opens two separate password request windows. When I type in the master password and hit enter, Firefox opens without problems, ...
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3answers
29k views

Where do Start Menu\All Programs shortcuts reside?

What is the Windows 7 equivalent of each these Windows XP locations? C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Start Menu\Programs\ ...
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12answers
110k views

How do I send SMSes from my computer through an Android phone?

I have an HTC Hero Android (European version) unlocked phone. Is there an app that will let me type away all my text messages on my PC and send the SMSes directly from the PC through my phone? I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

How do you install Windows XP on an HP G60-535DX?

The HP G60-535DX is a nice and cheap notebook that ships with Windows 7 Home Premium. Unfortunately, the hardware for which I bought this notebook is not yet Windows 7 compatible, so an XP downgrade ...
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2answers
816 views

Tool to compare FTP repository

I would like to know if there is a (free) tool to compare local files with a distant repository. Something with a good gui would be great.
0
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1answer
137 views

How do I use .NET 4.0 Beta 2 with Visual C# Express Edition 2008

I want to play around with the System.Dynamic namespace using Visual C# 2008. I want to know whether its possible at all. Because, MSDN mentions that .NET 4.0 has some changes to CLR. Do I need to ...
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3answers
21k views

How to Increase the quality of the Images on Illustrator

I work with Adobe Illustrator creative suite 3. I want to know how can one really Increase the quality of the Image's / graphics? because the thing Is,whenever I view the Image or the graphic In ...
2
votes
5answers
567 views

Should I be worried about calibrating a monitor

I want to buy a new monitor. I'm thinking of something like a Dell U2410 or HP 2475w - a decent size, but not too big. And a decent quality. This will be mainly for development, web browsing and a ...
2
votes
2answers
969 views

Load balancing router can't connect to VPN

I'm working on Windows XP Pro. I have 2 internet connections - one cable, one ADSL - and I'm trying to hook up using a load balancing router (D-Link DI-LB604). Everything is working just great - ...
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1answer
4k views

Run this bat file with admin rights

I have written a simple bat file to run a silverlight install at login. I have the script called via GPO and AD, but when it runs, i have the issue of admin rights and UAC. Is there a way to stream ...
5
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4answers
2k views

How to reboot headless server with passphrase?

I have an old desktop computer that I want to start using as a headless server. With a monitor and a screen attached, I installed Ubuntu Server edition with encrypted LVM on the machine. After ...
2
votes
3answers
4k views

“macros have been disabled” message in Word 2007 but no macros

I open a .doc file in Word 2007 (sorry I am unable to supply the .doc) which pops up with a message above the document "Security warning: Macros have been disabled" but there are no macros shown in ...
12
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2answers
23k views

Linux command line tool for uploading files over HTTP as multipart/form-data?

I can see that wget has a --post-file option, but the manpage says "Wget does not currently support multipart/form-data for transmitting POST data; only application/x-www-form-urlencoded. Only one of ...
5
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3answers
2k views

How to import VMware Workstation 7 VM into Sun VirtualBox (latest version)?

I am planning on installing the latest version of VirtualBox on my Windows 7 machine. I made about 6 VMs using Workstation 7.0 and want to import these into VBox. What is the best way to go about ...

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