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How can I add metadata to NTFS files/folders?

I want to tag different file types (i.e. .pdf, .epub, .iso, .bin, folders,..) using the same descriptive fields. For example i would like a metadata field "type" which would be "eBook" on pdf- and ...
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Blue Screen “session3_initialization_failed” error on Windows XP after loading

I was using my Acer netbook, then it rebooted and now I'm getting this blue screen when I try to get into Windows XP. It takes a lot of time to load and then this blue screen of death error comes. I ...
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Batch Script to Find Certain words and delete those lines in a file

Say i have following 4 lines in abc.txt file "@yuy007 what are you doing friend" "STFU, i dont care what you think @happy555" "@social8guy888 @goodbye999 ok mate see you at the subway :)" "btw arnold ...
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Virtual filesystem on linux to translate contents (fuse?)

Is there some existing software to use a virtual filesystem to translate file contents? (read-only or read-write). It would be interesting to be able to generate a view on a code-base, for example. ...
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Do two computers connected on the same wifi have the same ip address?

This question might look stupid but I wondered if two computers connected on the same wifi have the same ip address ? (e.g my dad's computer and my computer, at home) If so, how does the outside ...
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1answer
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Dns.GetHostEntry is not giving me a good IPhost through my domain

My code string testServerIP = "192.168.0.1"; IPHostEntry ipHostInfo = Dns.GetHostEntry(testServerIP); //time server address IPAddress ipAddress = ipHostInfo.AddressList[0]; IPEndPoint ...
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linux refused to mount a valid partition

My setup is a linux box with 1 partition used thought LVM - has been working for years. I add a freeze and after the reboot the partition cannot be mounted: mount -r -t ext3 /dev/pve/data ...
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Conky scripting for non-geeks

Is there a decent website to learn how to script my first .conkyrc file ??? Note: I'm not a programmer, not too complex please !!!
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Weird output in my mac iTerm bash shell. How do I make it clean?

Setting up my bash and made some mistake. Here is my bash shell: android-c26f663baae722eb:~ okyretina$ I have used a clean .bash_profile and sourced it and the shell still have that weird ...
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Why do certain replied emails missing threading when replied back in Mutt?

I use Mutt for emails. I have threads enabled and I can see that most of the emails are threaded in Mutt. So that is all good. But sometimes I reply to an email and the answer(from other person) to ...
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3answers
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DropBox sync on Ubuntu Server stopped working

I have the Dropbox linux client installed on a server - and it has been working fine for around a month. But just this week has stopepd syncing some files uploaded from Mac or via the web. I have ...
0
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1answer
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Script to open customized terminal session

I'm not sure if the title got across what I want to do, but here it is: I am working on a python project that involves a lot of classes. I use Terminal Vim to do my editing. As you can Imagine, it ...
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1answer
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Excel Pivot Table - Average per day

I have a table of data Date Item Quantity Operator 01/01/2014 Item1 3 John 02/01/2014 Item1 7 Bob 02/01/2014 Item2 4 John 03/01/2014 Item1 2 ...
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3answers
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How do I supress the “2 files to edit” message in vimdiff?

'vimdiff a b' always prints "2 files to edit". I don't want to see that. How can I avoid it? Here is an example: ⚡ vimdiff a b ...
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0answers
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What would cause a Windows user account to report having been created at a later date than it was last logged into?

Based on my parsing of registry keys, this Windows user account was created after it was last logged into. Obviously this is inaccurate, but what might cause this?
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Increase maximum locked memory for unprivileged user

I am trying to configure Ardour3 for Ubuntu Trusty 64. I get the following error: I have tried: root ulimit editing limits.conf This is my /etc/security/limits.conf: # ...
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9answers
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How to create an ssh connection Terminal shortcut on Mac OS X Snow Leopard?

It sucks to open Terminal each time and write a complete ssh command. I also have a custom port to connect to.
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0answers
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What is the mechanism of making folders with the same names in the same place?

I happen to look into the folder C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2 and I see something like this: There are many folders appear to have same name in the same place. If I check the ...
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1answer
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How to access the Windows 8 recovery partition?

I upgraded my Asus UX32VD to a new SSD. Now I want to install Windows 8 again, but that is only on a recovery partition on the old HDD and I cannot acess that. Besides that I am not sure if that is ...
2
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1answer
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Allow Internet Access with Default Gateway on Windows 7 VPN Server

I have a Windows 7 box at home (which I'll refer to as Home-VPN) that runs a simple PPTP VPN server. I have a range of 2 IP address (192.168.1.10-192.168.1.11) to give out, although the server is only ...
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4answers
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Windows remote shutdown: access denied

I have 3 "client" computers, on which the mentioned user is administrator: CPU1: Win Vista 32-bit -- User: Domain\User1 -- IP: 192.168.42.1 CPU2: Win 7 64-bit -- User: localhost\User2 -- IP: ...
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0answers
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Blank Desktop (No Icons) after Windows Update

I have a windows 8.1 laptop. When I start it, the desktop is black. There are no icons and I can't right click on the desktop. I can right click the taskbar, or I can do the windows button + r to get ...
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5answers
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Take a psd and export all the layers into separate image files without using Photoshop

This is my first question here and I'm not sure if this is the appropriate site for my question, but here it goes. If this is not the correct site, please direct me to the correct one. I have a psd ...
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What exactly does windows 7 themes service do

I was having issues with video playback of large (nearly 4k) videos. Part of the video was tearing, I knew the hardware was capable of playing the video ok, but in several applications the video would ...
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1answer
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for breaks script execution in ZSH

I feel dumb. I have a ZSH script with eg two file loops, eg: for f (*aaa*) {echo "$f"} for f (*bbb*) {echo "$f"} The script exits if the first find does not find matching files. I need the script ...
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Install DBAN to USB flash drive from Linux

I would like to install DBAN to a USB flash drive to boot from on an old computer. How can I do this from an Ubuntu environment? dd image to USB device doesn't work
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0answers
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Nmap shows 554 and 7070 open on EVERY machine even when they are closed/filtered

Every single machine I scan shows port 7070 and port 554 as open regardless if the ports are closed/filtered. It will still show those two ports as open even if the target is offline (and the scan is ...
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0answers
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How to convert a lot of passwords from txt files into keepass database?

I've got almost a hundred txt's without solid structure which contains two or three lines with login/password/email in varying order and the website title in the each file's name. How can I ...
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9answers
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Word heading number blacked out

When opening the document I am working on in Word 2010 this morning, the number in heading level 1 is a black rectangle: however, it still look ok in the bookmark pane: Weird, ey?
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10answers
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Can I restore closed tabs after quitting Chrome?

I closed Chrome by accident. Now all the tabs I had open are presumably gone. I don't want to risk anything by starting Chrome now before asking for help. I fear that they will be permanently lost ...
4
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2answers
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How SmartDNS Works

If you travel outside the US you'll notice that most of the streaming services like Netflix, Pandora, hulu etc are blocked, usually by the service providers themselves. To get around that, people use ...
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0answers
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SQL Database is corrupted

Respected Sir, unfortunately hard disk of my system is damaged, now i recovered my database. but it cannot be attached again to SQL management studio 2005. the error is myfile.mdf is not a primary ...
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1answer
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How To Synchronize Directories in two different external hard disks?

I have few big folders "cosmo_sim_9", "cosmo_sim_10".... in one of my external hard disk, and a old copy of this on another external hard disk. I want to Synchronize old directories with the new ...
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votes
0answers
55 views

Can't access YouTube

I can not seem to connect to YouTube at all. If I connect directly to YouTube (youtube.com) I get this: And if I try to connect via video directly (youtube.com/watch?v=), I get this: Here's how ...
16
votes
5answers
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Hide Win 8.1 “tip” about “Switch between apps”?

I've just installed Win8.1 and I'm trying to set up IIS. When I open Add remove programs from the start menu I get the pc-settings app. In the pc-settings app I get a "tooltip" or whatever we should ...
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4answers
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How to ssh with username AND password linux

Im trying to ssh with the Username AND password provided. Restrictions: 1. I DO NOT want to have to set up a public key for each of the servers I am trying to ssh into. 2. I DO NOT want to/have ...
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votes
0answers
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Val2 function in iWork Numbers?

Is there equivalent Excel Val2() function in Numbers? I want to get value of a cell, which contains formula. What I need to get the result text from the cell. The following is example data: A B ...
0
votes
1answer
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Comparing two strings in excel, add value for common variables

I'm comparing two large datasets containing strings in excel. Column A contains the numbers 1-1,000,000. Column B contains 1,000,000 strings, neatly organized in the desired order. Column C contains ...
5
votes
1answer
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How can I stop windows from using my Internet

I have windows 7, I don't like when millions of applications are run in the background and secretly using my bandwidth. How can I disable internet access for all applications except chrome and the ...
0
votes
3answers
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Sound Mixer on Windows to mix sound over several output devices

I am looking for software that primarily let me mix sound over all devices, sound-cards etc. For example to have sound mixed over a blue-tooth headset and laptop speakers. It should also be possible ...
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vote
3answers
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Utility to grant admin rights to a user in Windows XP for few hours/days?

I have two accounts on my windows xp home desktop. The default regular user is used for everything and the 2nd user which has admin rights is used only for installations. I do this to avoid malware ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Reset Outlook 2010 calendar view

After doing a calendar search in Outlook 2010, every time I open my calendar it opens with that search result. It takes me 8 or 10 more clicks to get back to my calendar which always opened when I ...
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votes
1answer
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Word crashed during save - now document won't open

After saving a document in Word it crashed, and now I can’t open it again. Now when I try to open the Word file, it says "There was an error opening the file", and nothing more happens. I've tried ...
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vote
2answers
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Using Paste Special > Values with the HYPERLINK function in Excel

I have a long list of data in Excel 2007. Using the Hyperlink function: =HYPERLINK(C2,A2) I've added individual links to them all. Now I want to get rid of the function and just leave the data with ...
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7answers
65k views

How do you force excel to quote all columns of a CSV file?

Excel only places quotes around certain fields, how do I force excel to save a CSV file with quotes around every column?
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votes
0answers
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How to remove “not yet installed” apps from MacBook (screenshot)

I downloaded garageband from mac app store but something happend with my internet connection - probably connection crashed - and downloading (or installing) stopped. When apps instalation didnt start, ...
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votes
0answers
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Rule for outlook to move flagged emails

Is it possible to create a rule that picks all emails - sent or received with a Follow up-flag, and sends them to a new folder? This is for Microsoft Outlook 2013.
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votes
2answers
19 views

How can I get around windows 8.1 store (& metro apps) not working with UAC disabled

I have UAC disabled because it is annoying and causes more problems that it could ever possibly solve, at least for me. Here is yet another problem, and it seems to be due to a recent update as I ...
0
votes
0answers
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Excel: Find a specific cell and paste the value from a control cell into it

I have two columns one containing the room number, e.g. B-CL102, the other containing a varying integer. I want to enter a different, manually determined, integer in a third column. Whether by macro ...
0
votes
0answers
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Kubuntu guest on Windows 8.1 Hyper-V won't shut down completely

I've got a Windows 8.1 Professional laptop with Hyper-V installed, and a Kubuntu 14.04 Desktop VM. When I shutdown the Kubuntu VM, most of the time it gets to the logo screen, and just sits there. ...

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