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Is it possible to automatically run a batch file as administrator

I am wondering whether it is possible to automatically open a batch file as admin when you double click on the batch file, because the commands need to be run with administrative rights. Note: I ...
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What is the default PATH environment variable setting on fresh install of Windows 7

A user of ours cleared their path, thanks to some directions on the internet. What is the default path, I am a developer so I have tons of extra stuff in mine, what should my user get on a plain jane ...
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1answer
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Why is my WiFi network shown twice with different SSIDs on my tablet?

I have a ASUS VivoTab Smart Windows 8 tablet and a home WiFi network (the router is a TP-LINK WR1043ND). The Internet hardly works on the tablet - it drops the connection, sometimes cannot connect, ...
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3answers
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Sharing internet connection from host to virtualized Ubuntu with Virtual Box

I have Ubuntu 11.10 in Virtual Box installed on Windows Vista. I am having a Broadband(PPPoE) internet connection. I would like to use my internet connection inside Virtual Box in Ubuntu. I tried with ...
3
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1answer
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How to get rid of macro leftovers in Excel?

Old macro workbook from Microsoft samples gallery left items on the ADD-INS ribbon tab, highlighted by yellow: These cannot be deleted or at least I don't know where to find them – see Customize ...
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1answer
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How do compare similar contents AND return a cell's contents?

In Excel, how do I tell it to compare two tables with SIMILAR primary keys, find a relatively close match, and then return the info from one of the cells (more than just a yes/no, 1/0, true/false. ...
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0answers
4 views

notifiaction about a specific message received at a certain time interval

How do I make a rule in our data mailbox (using OUTLOOK), that will do the following: For each and only message, that meet all of the conditions 1-3 together: message contains a specific word in ...
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2answers
23 views

Enabling OpenVPN in Windows

I'm trying to establish a VPN from my Windows 8 machine to a server running OpenVPN. I have all certificates, key and configuration file set up. OpenVPN GUI works fine and says "client is now ...
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0answers
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Terminal Command Colors

I like to have a really beatiful console style. I use zsh and I have changed my theme to "agnoster" See it under: oh-my-zsh My problem is that I do not have OS X and iTerm2 but I want to have these ...
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How to close all file handles under a given folder programatically?

I was wondering if there is a command-line tool that allows me to close all file handles that are open under a specific folder. I have tried ProcessExplorer, Unlocker and similar tools, but they ...
0
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4answers
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How to restore the OEM partition after installing Windows 8?

I installed Windows 8 onto my Lenovo S-10 netbook. I now want to go back to Windows XP so I can give the netbook away. Previously after installing other OSes such as Windows 7 on the device I have ...
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4answers
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Chmod equivalence of +x and 0755

Just curious, are these two completely equivalent? chmod +x file chmod 0755 file Thanks :-)
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1answer
60 views

show more than 8 items in the Data Validation drop down list in Excel

I have added a simple data validation to a cell but it only displays 8 items in the dropdown. Excluding the combobox solution and probably involving some WinAPI is there a way to make the drop ...
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0answers
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Can Intel's VT-x be virtualized?

My CPU doesn't support VT-x. Can this technology be virtualized? I mean in a guest machine. Like VMware Workstation or Oracle Virtual Box. Or do you have to buy a new CPU that supports it?
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1answer
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Convert .oxps file to .pdf file on Windows 8

I have done a university assignment and accidentally saved it as an .oxps file... How might I convert .oxps file to .pdf on Windows 8?
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28 views

Files not sent (msdos/ftp)

I have a problem. I tried to upload a video to my company platform by ftp using msdos comands. The conection does ok and it returns the message "ftp: 687036 bytes sent in 1.75s 393.49kbytes/s. ftp>" ...
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votes
1answer
55 views

Easiest method of creating multiple Word documents with incremental number?

I need to create about 80 Word documents that are identical except for a numerical identifier in the document. The identifier is the same as the document filename, eg. the document named "SN-100.doc" ...
0
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0answers
8 views

Netgear DHCP server doesn't provide the inputted dns servers to the connecting computer

I have NETGEAR JWNR2010v3 Router and I have configured it to static IP provided by the ISP. I have configured the preferred and alternate DNS servers provided by the ISP into the router. When I ...
7
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2answers
2k views

How can I search for videos with specific length or resolution?

I have lost a set of videos on my computer and can't figure out how to search for them. I know they are in 1920x1080 and another is over 3 hours. I would like to use these parameters in a search ...
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2answers
23 views

Static IP received from ISP, want to assign it to my OpenBSD VM

I have a virtual machine setup with OpenBSD that I am using to for playing around with and I wanted to assign one of the static IPs from the block I received from Comcast to the machine. I have a ...
6
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3answers
1k views

How can I generate a list of files from a list of sectors?

I've had a hard disk failure and managed to rescue some data from the disk (1TB) with GNU's ddrescue. The last 800GB of the disk were perfect, no single error, but in the first 200GB there were almost ...
6
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4answers
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How to list files recursively and sort them by modification time?

How do I list all files under a directory recursively and sort the output by modification time? I normally use ls -lhtc but it doesn't find all files recursively. I am using Linux and Mac. ls -l on ...
6
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2answers
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How can I find out which program creates a file/folder in my C: drive?

I am looking for an app that can monitor my C: (system) drive and find which program is creating a folder, with the rather generic name TEMP1\, on that drive. I wouldn't mind if it could hook the ...
8
votes
2answers
206 views

Is it safe to delete Windows post installation files?

I have Windows XP installed on the first partition and the second partition is empty. I also have an external hard drive plugged in. I installed Windows Vista on the second partition and now my ...
6
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4answers
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How to delete a file ending in a dot in Windows 7?

After installing Cygwin on Windows 7 and realizing I'm better of with using Linux on a different partition, I wanted to uninstall it. However, Cygwin has no uninstaller so I was left with the option ...
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5answers
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All computer changes discarded after restart

There's an Internet café that I frequent, and I've noticed that after restarting any computer - no matter what I did on that computer - it goes back to the exact same state as it was before, with all ...
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3answers
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What is the “Automatic Maintenance”?

Windows 8 just notified me to run the Automatic Maintenance in the "Action Center". But what is that and what is it doing?
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1answer
12 views

Can I install Mac OS in windows through VMware workstation?

Can I install Mac OS in windows through VMware workstation ? I have VMware workstation software. I want to install Mac OS in Windows 7. Can I?
0
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3answers
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The following packages have been kept back

I'm running 64-bit Debian Wheezy. Recently when I do apt-get upgrade I get this: The following packages have been kept back: libsmbclient libtevent0 samba-libs It's driving me crazy. I though I ...
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0answers
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Word text style that with no indentation only at the first paragraph, but all the fallowing

Is there a way to create a Office Word text style that does not indent the first line, but all the fallowing? A lot of articles use this style, but I think the authors probably use latex instead of MS ...
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0answers
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Unable to mount 2TB NTFS hard drive in Ubuntu 14.04

Can somebody assist me on this one? Error mounting /dev/sdg4 at /media/jote/DATA_4: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdg4" ...
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votes
1answer
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Diskless Netboot a laptop with a broken HDD

Short question: I need to use a laptop that the hard drive connector is broken with Linux or Windows by booting through the network cable. Full question and background: We have 2 desktop systems and ...
0
votes
3answers
12 views

Pivot table - Summarising multiple independent data columns

I have a large table containing daily inputs into a system, which has the columns as shown: Day Itemname1 Itemquant1 Itemname2 Itemquant2 ..... The item names and quantities are independent of each ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Obtain IP address logging data from firmware? other non-hdd memory?

Is there a way to find a history of internet sites (IP addresses) a laptop / computer has communicated with without having the hard disk installed? In other words, is this data logged into firmware or ...
0
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0answers
13 views

Github for windows not working after install

Today I have installed Github For Windows. I had installed Github For windows earlier and at that time it worked fine but due to some reason I had to uninstall it. Today when I installed Github again ...
7
votes
2answers
250 views

Why does BitLocker need a minimum volume size of 64 MB?

Since the future of TrueCrypt appears to be still unclear, I figured I'd try to get my stuff migrated into BitLocker at least for the time being. I nearly never have to access my encrypted data from ...
2
votes
6answers
62 views

Which free tools can I use to transfer files over a terminal services session? (win 2003)

Is there a free (as in free beer) software to send files over a terminal services session ? I'm already aware of non-free tools like TSFTP for example I'm using windows server 2003 R2.
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1answer
21 views

Ethernet extending

There is a house with internet access, and there is a workshop/guesthouse which has a phone line connecting to the house. The phone line is a copper wire pair, nothing fancy. The challange is to ...
1
vote
3answers
137 views

How to convert MP3 to Youtube-allowed video format?

I have many MP3 files on my website and I have decided to upload them to Youtube, but unfortunately for me, Youtube does not allow me to do that. It requires video format only. How can I convert ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

MS Word document not responding

I am facing problem with MS Word lately. Have installed the software again, but no help. Problem: When we open any word document, document opens with not responding in the brackets next to the file ...
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votes
1answer
22 views

Email Recepient Limit

I was wondering whether there is a recipient limit imposed on a single email? I mean how many email addresses can a single email have. I particularly interested in the BCC. I currently use SMTP over ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

Highlight cursor after changing buffer in vim

While using vim I have trouble finding my cursor quickly after entering another buffer, especially if I have many splits open. I fixed this by writing a function which is called by an autocmd when a ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Where can i find a bootable ssd diagnostics tool?

I have a laptop, which has a Micron 128GB SSD. I have a feeling that it is defective, but I don't know for sure. I need a bootable SSD diagnostics tool to verify this. Where can I find a bootable SSD ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Java JRE: Setting default heap size

I'm having trouble with Java on a virtual server, it always gives me the following error: # java Error occurred during initialization of VM Could not reserve enough space for object heap Could not ...
0
votes
2answers
341 views

Why does the sound keep going out of sync in VLC?

There seems to be a problem with VLC that started some months ago. When watching a movie, the sound slowly starts going out of sync. If I close VLC and open the movie again to the spot it was at ...
1
vote
1answer
92 views

How to ensure specific Firefox Profile opens HTML extension file?

WinXP 64bit; Have Multiple Firefox Profiles, each running multiple tabs & windows, on specific topic/purpose Sometimes these tabs run in hundreds, adding to increased load & exit delay (+ ...
6
votes
1answer
8k views

How to change default app for all files of particular file type through terminal in OS X?

How can I change the default app for all files of a particular file type through the Terminal in OS X?
6
votes
2answers
1k views

How to determine exactly which file actions will be reverted when doing an Undo in Windows Explorer?

I had a brain fart and forgot which was the last file action I performed in Windows Explorer on XP SP3. Explorer offers an undo but I am not 100% confident I remember what was the last operation I ...
0
votes
4answers
66 views

Is it possible to install an OS without any installation medium?

I have a blank hard drive. Is it possible for me to install Windows XP onto it with only the product key and nothing else?
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Can my MacbookAir run Windows 8?

I want to run Windows 8 on my MacbookAir. But I'm pretty bad with computers and everything so I can't really figure out if I need the 32 or 64 bit version of Windows 8? Any help would be appreciated! ...

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