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Hide second device created by camera in Windows?

When I plug my camera in via USB, two devices open their autoplay dialogue and two devices show up in My Computer. Removable Disk (H:) is the correct device for locating my photographs, but I am ...
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How does a CPU decide which transistors to use? [on hold]

Perhaps I'm not thinking about this correctly, but when you give the CPU a command such as Multiply Registers (MR) R2,R4 how does it decide which logic gates it will use, is it just the first gates ...
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How do you write to a file within the command line?

Specifically mac, but for future reference for those that come across this post, this could be on any OS. So am learning the command line, and one utility (perhaps the only one) which seems to be ...
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Building LLD2D for OpenWrt

I'm trying to provide Microsoft LLTD protocol responder features to an OpenWrt powered router. AFAIK, lld2d ports this feature to linux. But compiling for OpenWrt is another story, and documentation ...
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1answer
23 views

How to use github via HTTPS?

I'm trying with this to create a simple static HTML website using github. I already created a repository named: "GITHUBUSERNAMEANDREPO". #!/bin/bash git config --global user.name ...
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19 views

Firefox - Why is scroll button opening the last closed tab?

Prior to reformatting, when I scroll-clicked the title bar outside of current tabs, a new tab would be spawned and I'd be brought to my new tab page. After reformatting, this functionality has ...
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Is there a third party VPN Server for Windows? [on hold]

Hi is there a third party VPN Server for Windows? I know that windows has the ability to host a VPN out of the box. But this solution is not able to run through proxifier. Hamatchi and OpenVPN seem ...
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bash behavior on sigterm

Have a script as below: #!/bin/bash # # run this script. don't run it if it's already running. # PIDFILE=/tmp/script.pid LOGFILE=script.log if [[ -f $PIDFILE ]]; then echo "$PIDFILE exists. ...
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Why does the set command display more environment variables than the environment variables gui?

When I run the set command in command prompt the first variable I see is But when I open my Environment Variables GUI I don't see ALLUSERSPROFILE Why is that? There are numerous other ...
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Keyboard navigation to specific bookmarks [on hold]

Is there a shortcut (series of keystrokes) to open a bookmark. Used to be able to do CTRL-B (or CTRL-F-B) then the 1st character of the bookmark, then enter to navigate directly to that page. Can't ...
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Can I bridge 3 Internet Connections in Windows 8

I have 3 DSL connections with three different modems which goes into three different lan cards. Now I have seen in some sites that you can bridge these three connections into one. So using bridge ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to delete directory when in the directory in shell

I have a directory which I run a program in. /usr/bin/my-dir I need to run the program from within the directory So I must go cd /usr/bin/my-dir ./my-program I have a script that from a ...
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0answers
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Flux changes color quickly

I've been using f.lux which is a desktop color management software which adjusts the color of screen to reduce blues during night time. My understanding is that's meant to slowly adjust the color as ...
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1answer
19 views

Installing Windows From Windows

So here is my issue. I'm looking to install my copy of Windows 7 Home Premium to a Secondary Hard Drive currently installed in my PC. I have partitioned my 3TB(MBR) into two separate Partitions one ...
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1answer
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How to play an original DVD (.VOB file) in VLC after copying it to my PC?

I have copied an entire DVD to my PC but when I try to play it in VLC it does not play perfectly and sticks every time. When it is played directly i.e. from the disc, it is played perfectly but in ...
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1answer
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Windows 7: dual monitor cuts wallpaper if resolutions are different

I am using two monitors right now, one of them configured to 1920x1080 and the other one to 1366x768 and I am not being able to fit my wallpaper properly to both screens. Windows is resizing the image ...
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1answer
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How can I put my windows Users Program Files, and Windows Directories on the same partition?

Im trying to upgrade my Windows 7 to Windows 7 SP1, however I constantly get error 80070490. Going through the guides I ran sfc, repaired a corrupted file, but still got the error. I then ran the ...
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How to enter bios before windows 8.1 start-up?

I have Acer aspire v5 laptop with windows 8.1 builtin, the is that windows started up with message says Diagnosing your pc and it take about 10 hours to show me the next page, my question is how to ...
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Will a homebrew installation of mysql conflict with xampp or netbeans?

I had mysql installed on my OS-X machine via macports a while back. I think it ended up conflicting with something I used for a wordpress test site (something like XAMPP), and I wasn't able to ...
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Asus Smart Gesture Won't Load

Sorry for the variant of so many other questions on this topic, but none of those seem quite to address what I am seeing. Short version: On my ASUS X200CA with Windows 8.1, despite uninstalling the ...
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1answer
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bash script to call two functions, consecutively, each with its own argument

There are a lot of similar questions, but I cannot find an example of what I am looking for, nor in the Bash scripting guides (I'm sure it's there but its a big book...) What I want is this: I have ...
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0answers
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iMac crashes randomly : apple hardware test codes 4M0T/40000003:HDD-1325

My iMac(mid 2011 27 inch) is consistently crashing after 15-30 minutes, vertical lines flash and it goes to a grey or pink screen, then restarts after about 2 minutes. I have run the apple hardware ...
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2answers
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batch file to multiply number in text files

I have lots of txt files to edit numbers in them. Some of them contains lines like this: delay=250/1000 I need a simple script/software to set editing rules like this: scan %y'th line and find ...
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What is the coolest way to minimize all the windows except the active one?

I've been using Windows since the version 3-something and showing the desktop by Wind is an old trick. How do you minimize all the windows except the active one in a cool way? (By cool I mean an ...
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How to know if the First Boot Device is the HDD?

I am working in a security check project(is an application that check the policy security of my university), and I need know things like if the first boot device is the HDD and if the BIOS is ...
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PHP file printed to file

I have my PHP scripts in my public_html file and when I try to run them in browser, the file entire file is printed instead. Is there a way to fix this? I'm not sure if this is a problem with my lamp ...
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Winmount.sys driver BSOD

On a Windows 7 machine I downloaded Microsoft's Virtual CD-Rom Control Panel: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38780 to mount an iso. I've never used this before, and couldn't ...
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Windows Live Mail takes ages to start up

I am running Windows 8.1. with Windows Live Mail as my email client. I am unable to understand why now it takes WLM ages to start up. Before it used to startup in less than half a minute. Now from ...
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1answer
11 views

Chrome htaccess cache not enabled

When I go to an internal website using Chrome, I have to enter htaccess login credentials. However, in Firefox, when the htaccess login popup appears, the credentials are already filled in (obfuscated ...
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Can't reconfigure Xorg

I made a common mistake of not reading the whole manual and installing Nvidia drivers. Now Xorg won't even start. I read that reconfiguring Xorg fixes that but it's not working for me. My system: ...
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1answer
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Do Same Action On All PDF Pages

I want to do an action on all pages of a pdf file. for example I need to draw a rectangle, draw a simple line etc on all of pdf pages at once at the same location. How is it possible?
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Setting up Wi-Fi using USB adapter on Ubuntu 12.04

I have tried in vain to set up my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop as a Wi-Fi hotspot; it says Your wireless card does not support Access Point mode I had to resort to a USB Wi-Fi adapter, and I purchased ...
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1answer
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How to insert a button in MS Excel?

Friends I am using MS Excel 2010 and I wish to insert a button in Excel sheet whose name should be ‘1 ADDER’ and I want that whenever I press this button, it should insert 1 in the cell of column A ...
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Arch linux + cinnamon, touching touch screen clicks at touchpad cursor

I'm setting up a new Dell XPS 13 (2015), running Arch linux (I needed to wipe the basic ubuntu install in order to set up a fully encrypted disk) with cinnamon as my desktop environment. I have set ...
2
votes
1answer
11 views

Automatically insert data into Word-Templates

Word-Templates often consist of Content-Control Boxes and I wonder if it is possible to store some data like my adress or phone number in Word to automatically insert it into the respecting boxes and ...
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0answers
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Vuze effectiveness of read-ahead option when seeding

I am running Vuze 5.6.0.0, on Windows 7 64-bit, with 96MB disk cache. There is an option, Files → Performance Options → Perform read-aheads to reduce disk reads when uploading. This option ...
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Custom filter rules for Fritz!Box?

I have a Fritz!Box 7360 WiFi Router. It is a nice device, which allows me to set priorities for a certain set of predefined services. However, I want more finely grained control. My Apple devices ...
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2answers
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Can't ping computers via a bridged connection

I've got the following setup: PC running Windows 8.1 with a Wifi card connected to the local network and an ethernet cable running to a laptop. Wifi and Ethernet connections are bridged. Laptop ...
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1answer
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Can connect to internet but not to router

I have the following scenario: A few computers are connected to a local TP-LINK router. The Internet connection speed is 6Mbps. Until last week there was no network issues but now, one of them, ...
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How best to iron out disk I/O lag cause?

Running luksCrypt (which I know causes some lag esp. with my -c serpent-xts-plain64 -s 512 -h whirlpool setup) but as of late lag has become very much more noticeable. I use xfs and lvm on this ...
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1answer
7 views

Recording Macros with Visual Studio 2013

I am trying to use Mouse Recorder Premium to record a Macro in Visual Studio. However, after I start recording the macro and switch to the Visual Studio window, none of the keystrokes are recorded in ...
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0answers
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how copy folder from cpanel to my computer

From my CPanel (-->FileManager), I am trying to download a folder to another computer. I can see the folder in FileManager but don't know how to proceed next. I would like to be able to copy-paste the ...
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How to create one overall network with two wireless signals (one public, one private)

What I want to do: I want to have one overall network but with two wireless signals. I want one to be public while the other is private. What I know I need: I know I need two wireless routers and ...
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0answers
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usb0 network interface does not show up on Debian 8

I'm trying to get USB tethering to work between a Nexus 5 phone (running CM11) and my desktop running Debian 8. I connected the phone to the computer via USB and got these messages: [14972.580738] ...
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Comodo dragon won't install on win 8.1, just keeps asking how I want to open [on hold]

Every time I try to download and install Comodo dragon it won't open, it just says open or save, I clicked on both at different trys and it just keeps asking what I want to open it with when I click ...
2
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3answers
37 views

Do we still need screensavers to “protect” LCD from damage [duplicate]

Screensavers were: Initially designed to prevent phosphor burn-in on CRT and plasma computer monitors (hence the name)... So, does it make sense to setup screensaver on LCD display?
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index when serving 2 merged directories in nginx via try_files

I have two directories containing static files that I serve with nginx using the try_files directive. (One filled with generated pages by pelican, one with static content.) However I can't get the ...
0
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3answers
28 views

Gateway computer doesn't provide enough room to add a new harddrive

I opened my Gateway PC (Gateway DX4860-EF22P) to add a hard drive, but I was surprised to discover that the manufacturer did not provide enough room to put the new hard drive. As you can see in the ...
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0answers
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How to keep windows hint from disappearing?

Please see the picture, Very often I need to read the hint that comes out after mouse hovering on it. But it only shows for a few seconds and then diappear. Sometimes the text is long and I have not ...
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Non-linear “forward” button in Firefox

Short version Can I modify the forward-button in Firefox to access multiple different forward-locations? Problem description Suppose I am currently visiting website A. Now, I perform the following ...

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