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My Ati Radeon HD 5450 PCIexpress card with DisplayPort will not let me use 3 monitors, why?

My Ati Radeon HD 5450 PCIexpress card with DisplayPort will not let me use 3 monitors, why? I have a new computer running Win7 and the Ati Radeon HD 5450 PCIexpress card with DisplayPort. It shows ...
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Move a file on reboot

I know it's possible but I can't remember how. I want to move/replace a file on reboot, since it is in use normally. It concerns shell32.dll which I replaced for some visual style. It used to be a ...
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How can I share my clipboard content between a Mac and a PC?

Is it possible to share clipboard content between a Mac and a PC running Windows 7?
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gitweb alternative for simply hosting source code

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I'm looking to buy a new computer soon, and I want a machine for best performance for fast compilation times. So should I care to get a quad-core CPU with highest GHz I can afford, or should I ...
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how to properly (or alternatively?) shutdown linux from terminal?

I wrote sudo shutdown now on my ubuntu VM terminal and the results were not what i expected. I expected results similar to shutting down through the desktop GUI but instead it shut down rather quickly ...
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Can Windows' copy command handle multiple files?

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Problem with rebinding Ctrl to Capslock using Autohotkey

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Which model six-core Xeon processor does the new highest-end Mac Pro have?

Apple announced a new Mac Pro with up to 12 cores, and I'm having trouble finding the exact specifications of the six-core Xeon processor inside it. I'm in charge of sourcing a few of these computers ...
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How can I make wget command to read http link with spaces from file?

The following link image has a space: http://descripciones.intcomex.cl/userfiles/image/210-1140LA XA509LA_190x170.jpg I can get the image using: wget ...
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How do I get web browser to start when clicking links in Outlook?

I've got a problem with Outlook 2010 on an XP box. Web links inside e-mails are highlighted and underlined just like normal, but when I click on them, nothing happens. Links fire off the browser ...
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Disable Google Chrome Quicksearch

I'm currently using Google Chrome and I run into a problem searching: Whenever I type something like "Google Chrome" into the address bar, I mean to say, "Search for Google Chrome". However, Chrome ...
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2560x1600 screens--dual monitor support possible?

Anyone know if a regular gaming video card (VGA SAPPHIRE 100259-1GL HD4870) can support dual 2560x1600 monitors? I'm running on dual 1920x1200s right now and it's great, but that would be venturing ...
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How can I block all internet access on Ubuntu?

I want to stop being able to access the internet during my working day. Is there any tool that I can use to disable internet connectivity for a specified period of time? I'm using Ubuntu 10.04
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How do I clear ONLY the *search history* in firefox 3?

The answers I have found tells you how to delete the search history AND to clear the forms, but I don't want that: "Open the Mozilla Firefox browser, select "Tools" in the upper left-hand menu and ...
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Difference between Lenovo Ideapads and Thinkpads?

I am looking for a new laptop, preferably a Lenovo, and pondering what the difference was between the Lenovo Ideapad lineup and it's ThinkPad lineup. So far what I have seen was: In Ideapads, in ...
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Defrag Scripts for MyDefrag

I'm looking for some fairly good (viewable results) and/or popular defrag scripts for MyDefrag. Can someone direct me to some, pretty please?
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Is it worth spending the extra money for DDR2 1066?

I'm starting to research all the components for a custom rig I plan on building (for development, I won't be gaming on it) and am at the point where I want to choose memory. The motherboard I chose ...
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Outlook Addin to redirect email on an ad-hoc basis

I would like to redirect certain emails to a different email address when I desire, preferably by some kind of Addin button. I know that I can create rules to redirect emails however there is no ...
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How to re-enable laptop display in Windows XP while blind

My father has a Lenovo S10 laptop. While on vacation, he connected it to an external monitor and disabled the laptop display with the Windows Display Properties Dialog. Before leaving, he disabled ...
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Building a media center pc that can control a cable box?

I know this can be done but I'm not exactly sure what software and hardware is required. I'd like to build a media center pc with a TV capture card. I'd like to plug this capture card into a cable box ...
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Looking for Registry DEFRAGMENTATION application! [closed]

I'm looking for open source or freeware registry defrag app, preferably one who doesn't need a stupid .exe installer. .zip packed and ready to go prefered! I'm using Windows 7.
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How do I get my Lenovo fingerprint reader working again?

At some point the fingerprint reader on my Lenovo Tablet PC (X41, running XP) quit working. The login screen still says "press ctl-alt-del or swipe finger", but swiping a finger no longer does ...
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Change title of taskbar icon in windows xp

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How Can I Prevent Windows From Jumbling my Open Windows to Different Screens When Switching Between Users

I windows 7, I have several screens connected to my desktop. When I switch users and resume my session with my current user login, my windows are jumbled around randomly to different screens. Is ...
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Shared Internet On LAN

I am on LAN and internet connection is slow because of multiple users. My connection is also coming from someone else. Can I control/get more speed than others? Is any software out there to do this?
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How to search for files and directories using a single find command

I am using UnxUtils on Windows and it comes with the find tool. I am using it to search for files and directories. If I wish to search for a file name which contains the word 'Identity', I use the ...
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wrapping text in photoshop

is there any way to wrap the text in photopshop ? I have to add new lines to format the paragraph. I was wondering if I can wrap it by dragging a container. I use Photoshop CS5
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How to configure the printer to stop after the page content is finished, irrespective of the page setup?

I'm printing an invoice from the browser and the invoice size may vary. I've set a page size of 6 inches width and 5 inches height.. Even if my invoice is just 2 lines it would take up the whole 5 ...
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How to uninstall MS silverlight developer package?

I have Win 7 Enterprise (32 bit) and Visual Studio 2010 ultimate. I installed Silverlight SDK 4. Now i want to uninstall the update "Microsoft Silverlight Developer Package 4.0" which is visible ...
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Controls in dialog boxes are wrongly positioned

I am using VS 2008+sp1 and just bought a fantastic HP envy with Win7. Many of my own programs, and other programs I use look terrible. The controls in dialog boxes seem to be thrown around. Anybody ...
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How to send a message using “net send” command within Windows “cmd”?

I have connected two PCs via LAN using a crossover cable, but I am unable to send the message using net send command in command prompt. What do I have to do to accomplish this?
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Should I use Evernote or Org-mode for taking notes?

I am looking for an app that will help me manage my notes, and after coming across Org-mode, I was wondering whether Org-mode's functionality is strong enough that it can remove the need for me to use ...
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How can I upgrade to a newer version of a package than the one in my current release of Ubuntu

I want to upgrade an application that I have on Ubuntu Server 8.04. I see that the version of the application I want is available under Ubuntu 10.4. Is there a way that I can get just that application ...
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Saving table yields “Record is too large” in Access

I have an access database that I gave to a user (shame on my head). They were having trouble with some data being too long, so I suggested changing several text fields to memo fields. I tried this ...
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OS X: what Norton Commander clone you can suggest [closed]

On Windows I'm addicted to Altap Salamander. I've tried a couple of OS X alternatives, e.g. Midnight Commander. Yes, they are better than plain command line or Finder, but can't compare with Altap ...
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Resending multiple emails simultaneously through Sent Items

Is there a plugin with which I can go to Sent Folder >> Select Multiple Mails >> And Resend them? Currently What I have to do is open each mail >> Go to Other Actions >> Then resend it. I have ...
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Does an external hard drive or USB thumb drive use a journaling file system?

It was said that nowadays, common file systems such as NTFS and HFS+ use a journaling mechanism so that when power is cut out or if there is a power outage, the hard drive is still in good shape and ...
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Import KML to Bing Maps [closed]

Is is it possible to import a KML into Bing Maps "My Places"? "My Places" let's you export a KML but I can't find the import option.
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Total Commander slow copying to USB external drives

Total Commander 7.55a is a lot slower than Windows Explorer when copying files (most visible with big files) to an external USB drive (18MB/s versus 28MB/s). I've already tried: disabling ...
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Synchronizing external USB HDD with internal HDD

I want to automatically synchronize some specific folders on an external USB HDD and an internal HDD whenever I connect the external drive to my PC. How can I do this? Are there any free solutions?
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1answer
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Overclocked PC boots only after second attempt

I've overclocked my PC by increasing the system bus frequency from 200 to 333(266 has the same issue). Everything works fine except for booting. When I press the power button, the PC starts up but ...
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How to change the host name displayed at the login screen

I changed my MacBook Pro's hostname, but the login screen still shows the old hostname. Please could anyone help me to change this.
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1answer
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Free screen saver for dual monitor system

Finally I outfit my system with dual screens, After I spent over hour and half for setting good looking desktop background, Now I want to try some cool screen saver that can use dual motors ...
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How to split a zip file across INDEPENDENT volumes

I have about 12 GB of image tiles made up of about 2 million files. I'd like to zip these up to make transferring them to a server simpler. I just plan on storing the files in the zip files for ...
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Archiving emails as individual text files + attachments on newer OSs than XP (like Express Archiver)?

I'm looking for Windows 7, MacOS and Ubuntu Linux equivalents of Express Archiver for Windows XP that archived Outlook Express emails to individual files. http://www.expressarchiver.com/ This ...
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Difference between UnxUtils and GnuWin32?

I am a Windows user who wants programs like grep and sed along with other utilities like ls, cut etc in my command prompt. I came across 2 packages which would accomplish this UnxUtils GnuWin32 I ...
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How to utilize vim's syntax color to replace the `highlight' utility?

I feel that the `highlight' utility doesn't support as many file types as vim does, and the project isn't very active. When the file is gzipped, highlight doesn't recognize it at all. But in ...
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GParted won't detect Raid-0 in Ubuntu Lucid Lynx

On Ubuntu 9.10 it detected my nvidia RAID-0 (I'm using a 780i motherboard from Nvidia). The problem is that when I upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 gparted no longer detects the RAID EVEN with an Ubuntu ...

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