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How hop count in a local area network works?

I have a network laid out similar to this: Router A (LAN Port) -> Switch -> Router B (WAN Port) A PC is connected to the LAN side of each router. PC 1 is on Router A, PC 2 is on Router B. IP ...
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printing in window 7 client using Ubuntu print server

I want to share a printer under Ubuntu 11.04 with Windows 7. I have installed samba and configured it to allow the printer to be browsed across the network. I have also enabled printer sharing. But ...
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Compare 2 columns in Excel and copy data from 3rd column

I'm trying to compare 2 columns that don't have the same size (one has 205 entries, the other 440) and if the data from column B matches the data in column A, the data from column C must be copied in ...
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How to copy files between windows 7 computers using username and password?

I want to copy files from a windows PC (e.g. 1.2.3.4) to another windows PC. I am able to log in to the windows machine I want to copy files from using username and password (via remote desktop). On ...
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1answer
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VPN connection failure with Virgin Media

How do I VPN to my workplace after setting up Virgin Media? It doesn't work for me.
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Mass Remove File Prefix on a Mac?

How do I mass remove file prefixes in a Mac? For example, inside my folder, I have the following files: img_sometext1.jpg img_sometext2.jpg ... img_sometext10.jpg How do I remove img_?
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1answer
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How to join neighbor cells in Excel

I have some data which I recorded in a bad way, see the picture : How can I format this into something like this: Error 1 Error 2 (3.2 ± 1.97) E-04 (3.7 ± 1.3) E-03 (2.2 ± ...
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Custom Channels in Chocolatey?

Are there any kind of custom package channels for Chocolatey to host a private set of software, perhaps for an enterprise? I have reviewed their site and docs, but I haven't found anything yet. A ...
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how to setup routing on Win 7 to send all data going to 10.148.xxx over ethernet and all other ranges over wi-fi?

I want to setup my win 7 to route everything going to the 10.148.xxx.xxx over my Lan and everything going elsewhere over my wi-fi. Any help?
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Javascript to checkmark all boxes

If I as a browser user and web reader am viewing a page having many checkboxes, is there some javascript or similar that I can run in the address bar, a bookmarklet, or failing which, console, to ...
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1answer
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How to modify data in a column from a sheet and have it automatically modify itself in the same column but a different sheet in Excel

Say I have 2 sheets with column A being a list of clients that needs to be identical in every sheet and the rest diferent. What formula do I need to use so that when I modify a name/client refference/ ...
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Textual is not in the Applications folder after installing from the app store

I've purchased and installed Textual from the App Store, however it doesn't appear in my Application folder and I can not find it. The App Store insists it's installed. Screenshots: ...
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How to fix a sony memory stick Pro Duo?

I have used the stick, took pictures, and downloaded pictures on Craigslist and now all of the sudden it says Memory Stick formatting error. Can it be fixed and will I be able to get my pictures off ...
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Compton background color

I just installed compton, but now my screen background is gray rather than black. I'm using i3wm and no background image. Compton is basically just dimming inactive windows. How can I change this ...
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Need to remove the numerous 0KB files from attachments folder in windows 2003 server [on hold]

Due to one of our application bugs there were numerous 0KB files across different directory structure got generated. Though we fixed the main issue, we need to remove the existing millions of 0KB ...
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1answer
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Bash prompt command being overwritten when invoking history/deleting command

My Bash prompt clears itself when deleting the text after it or going too far in the history. When logging in, the prompt looks normal. There are white brackets around a colored username and then a ...
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1answer
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High fan speed with no reason

For a few weeks, the fans of my Lenovo B590 laptop, running on Xubuntu 14, turn to high speed a few minutes after it is turned on. The fans won't speed down until I turn the computer off. This is ...
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Is is possible to update BIOS to UEFI?

I just ran the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant on an older machine (just for fun) and was informed that due to lack of UEFI firmware, Secure Boot would not be supported. What I want to know is, is it ...
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4answers
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Is it safe to power access point from cigarette lighter?

Access Point requires AC power adapter with 12V and 1A output. Can I use cigarette lighter adapter (usually intended to be used to charge laptops in a car) for this device? Cigarette lighter adapter ...
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2answers
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Jail user to home directory while still allowing permission to create and delete files/folders

I'm trying to give a client SFTP access to the root directory of their site on my server (Ubuntu 10.10) so they can manager their website themselves. While I have been successful in jailing a user to ...
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2answers
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My taskbar buttons have disappeared - not a graphical glitch, they're simply not there

I've just experienced a very weird bug. After installing Dropbox 1.0RC over 0.7.112, my taskbar buttons have disappeared: As you can see, none of the open programs have a button on the taskbar, so ...
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1answer
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How to prevent data from being copied at least within windows

How to prevent data from being copied on windows 7 with password.I saw on a computer store,that when you insert a pen drive and try to copy and paste or cut and paste a file,it prompts for username ...
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0answers
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Is there a way of getting the clean layout of 'full screen reading' but without taking up the full screen?

I like the uncluttered appearance of the 'full screen reading' view - no scroll bars, status, ruler, tool bars etc. But I want to achieve the same thing, while Word only occupies part of my screen - ...
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1answer
6 views

Excel - sumifs and indirect

I am trying to obtain data from multiple worksheets: Where: sheet 1 - has an F2 cell that enables you to choose from a drop down list of names and each of these names equals a different worksheet in ...
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0answers
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Expunge deleted version of uploaded file [migrated]

I'm a bureaucrat on Wiki site. The site has a number of deleted files, and I'd like to expunge them. For example, there are 27 files in the history of one particular file: There's no need for the ...
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Commit charge is 100% full but physical memory is just 60% when using no page file

I have disabled the page file in my system (hard disk is too slow, cannot buy a new one right away, cannot move page file to another partition). When I see into Resource Monitor, using memory ...
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0answers
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CSV compabtility issue in excel

I download a .csv from database and use the file to generate a PDF using a PDF conversion service. However, for specific files, the conversion fails and the request times out. I checked the file type ...
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1answer
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When memory is swapped to disk, and later RAM is freed, does the memory get swapped back into RAM?

I'm guessing the answer depends on the OS. In this case, it is VMware ESXi. I created a low memory condition by migrating several VM's to a host that has memory over-committed. Once page sharing and ...
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3answers
216 views

Are computers with more RAM potentially faster if not all memory is usually in use?

Let's say I have a computer with 16 GB of memory. If my computer is usually only using about 4 GB and never reaches 8 GB, is it any faster than a computer with only 8 GB of (the same type of) memory? ...
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1answer
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System diagnostic startup windows 2003: cant load usb keyboard

I have a pc running windows server 2003 and in msconfig->general tab selected system diagnostic startup and reboot system. After reboot I can't use my usb keyboard or usb mouse to press ...
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0answers
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Linux printer setup opensuse no drivers

I am trying to setup a canon pixma mx459 on my opensuse 13.1 machine To set up a printer I opened yast>hardware>printers, however there were no drivers detected. I do have cups installed/up to date. ...
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What lasts longer: Data stored on non-volatile flash RAM, optical media, or magnetic disk?

What lasts longer: Data stored on non-volatile flash RAM (USB stick or SD cards?), optical media (CD, DVD, or Blu-Ray?), or magnetic disk (floppies, hard drives?) My gut tells me optical media, but ...
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3answers
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we couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one intalling windows 8.1

I'm trying to install windows 8.1 and I'm getting this error message after I choose the hard drive to install the windows in we couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one just to be ...
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0answers
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raid0 with operating system from single drive

I just bought the msi ghost 003 laptop, which supports raid0 with with two drives. It came with a customized windows 8.1 operating system preinstalled. The problem is that its installed on a single ...
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2answers
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Dell U2312HM flickering

I bought a DELL U2312HM a year ago. I was actually preparing to buy 2 new monitors as this model. It worked very well until a couple of hours. It started to flicker badly on the right side of the ...
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How to disable a keyboard?

Im looking how I can disable my laptop keyboard, I looked into the Device manager and there is no "Disable this device", Don't want to uninstall it, just turn it off. I'm just troubleshooting some ...
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6answers
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How can I disable my laptop's built-in keyboard in Windows 7?

I have a HP Compaq Presario C700 laptop with Windows 7 installed on it. My laptop's keyboard is not working properly; some keys never work and some keys will keep on pressing. I've formatted the OS ...
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Solaris 11.1 x86 installing Weblogic 12.11

Ive been looking everywhere for a way to install Weblogic on Solaris. According to Oracle's documentation, all you need to install Weblogic Graphical Mode is Login on Unix Go to the directory that ...
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1answer
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How to Make One Exception to a Windows Firewall Outbound Rule

The current situation: I disabled network connectivity to a particular IP on my Windows computer. In other words, if my system tries to connect to the internet through that specific IP address, it ...
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1answer
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Dual monitors don't work on Elitebook 8570p

I just got my shiny new HP EliteBook 8570p and although the documentation and what I've read online indicates two or three monitors can be used simultaneously, I'm unable to. I've got the laptop ...
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0answers
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PC has to be booted twice for monitor to become enabled

After installing a Zotac GeForce GT 640 2GB Edition, I now have my monitor plugged in to the DVI port. However, when I boot my PC the monitor doesn't come on after POST. I have to reboot the PC and ...
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3answers
144 views

Manage Bluetooth in Windows 8.1 stuck at searching

My Bluetooth controller is enabled in BIOS. I am trying to add a bluetooth device in Windows 8.1. When I go to PC and devices -> Bluetooth, the screen is stuck at searching for a bluetooth device. ...
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4answers
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How to turn on/off Bluetooth on Windows 8.1

In Windows 8 this switch was in PC settings near WiFi and mobile broadband switches. Now after updating to 8.1 Preview WiFi and mobile switches moved to the Network fly out panel (what is good, imho), ...
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2answers
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How to access BIOS on an ASUS laptop?

I just bought an ASUS laptop with Windows 8 installed. How can I access the BIOS? I tried to click any of the usual keys during power-up: ESC, DEL, F10, F8, F2... non of them work - I just get to ...
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2answers
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Unable to install Windows after installing openSUSE and Ubuntu

I had a Windows machine then I decided to try openSUSE so I burned into a USB and I was presented with a long list of partitions and stuff. I deleted EVERYTHING and it seems I messed up the ...
1
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2answers
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Is it possible to see if two cells contain similar text in Excel?

I've got two columns populated with names, and I want to see if the names in each row are similar (not the exact same, just similar) to each other. Is there any way to do this on Excel?
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2answers
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How can I disable laptop keyboard but not wireless keyboard? (Windows 7)

I am using Windows 7 on an Acer Aspire 5755G laptop. How can I disable my laptop keyboard without disabling the wireless external keyboard? (I guess I am looking for the Windows 7 equivalent of this ...
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0answers
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Intermittent disconnections when using OpenVPN over SSH tunnel; possible iptables issue?

I've recently set up a Debian Wheezy server with OpenVPN to help out some friends in areas where internet censorship is a problem (including the blocking of VPN traffic in general). To overcome this, ...
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1answer
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Autostart multiple apache2 instances on start up

I have an OpenSUSE 13.1 installation, on which I am running multiple instances of apache under a proxy instance of apache. Currently I can start the proxy instance of apache and its MySQL database on ...
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3answers
874 views

Windows 8 system image restore failed (Error 0x80073B92)

I bought a new Asus laptop the other day and I removed Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 13.04. Now I'm trying to reinstall windows 8 from a system image but it fails. I have an ASUS Q550L ...

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