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how does the Internet work

I don't quite understand how the Internet work with the IP address. For example, there is a router in my home. With this router, I get a LAN. Also, I can connect the Internet. My question is: what is ...
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Computer slowing down after several Print to PDF requests

I recently asked about Memory not unloading and was helped by the answers I've got, but recently understood the problem is something different, so I'm posting a new question. The problem is that when ...
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Comodo dragon won't install on win 8.1, just keeps asking how I want to open

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 ...
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Windows 98 networking doesn't work in QEMU

I installed Windows 98 in QEMU. I want to run networking in user mode. I start it with qemu-system-i386 win98.img -m 256 -soundhw sb16 so it should be using default network hardware and probably ...
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How can I rename programs shortcuts in Windows 10 menu?

I'm trying the latest Windows 10. I installed Office 2007, to see how it works. The problem is the shortcuts are named all like "Microsoft Office Word 2007", "Microsoft Office Excel 2007" and if I ...
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1answer
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Excel colon in function

I am learning excel functions and modeling from Google and trial and errors so just want to clarify the following point to get my fundamental understanding correct: When it comes to colon in excel, I ...
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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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Windows 8.1 Acer v5 blackscreen how to safe mode

After the Acer logo loads, it turns into blackscreen. How can I go to safe mode?
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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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1answer
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Cannot set up my laptop with 2 monitors by using DualHead2Go on maximum resolution ( out of range error)

My system is: ASUS n56v laptop with Geforce GT 740m; HDMI and VGA outputs. Windows 8.1. I am trying to extend the desktop of my laptop by using two monitors (LG 24MP55 with capability of 1920x1080 ...
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How to remove undeletable USB drive partition

I received a free 2 GB USB from my school and was wondering if I can remove the small partition of 6 MB that they reserved to store a html file that will take me to a website link for information ...
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1answer
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Can I combine 1x8 DDR2 256mb ram with 1x16? If not, which is better?

I recently obtained a Dell Dimension 5150 which appears to have had some RAM modifications too it. I found the following inside: 2x Samsung 256mb 1Rx16 PC2-4200U-444-12-C3 2x Samsung 256mb 1Rx8 ...
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Mac users create text with non standard accents

When a Mac OSX 10.3 user inputs text in Wordpress, his accented characters such as é or è are not rendered correctly on Firefox and Safari. The accent is shown too high in relation to the letter. ...
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Can't access/share Homegroup folders

I have 1 system where everyone is able to access read/write to the homegroup folders. However, every other system can not access each others and the one system that all the other systems can ...
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1answer
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Dell Latitude E4300 TouchPad - Odd Behavior

I'm seeing some intermittent behavior on the touchpad. First it wasn't working at all. Then during restart, for a little while it seemed like the buttons attached to the joystick and external mouse ...
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Choosing the OS platform for computation in GPU

There is a need of developing a complex computing application using some algorithms.So am thinking to choose a GPU from nvidia for this purpose.Am confused to choose the OS platform Android or ...
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1answer
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How do I move a RemoteApp window using the keyboard?

In Windows, you can normally use the Win-left/right arrow keys to move and resize a window to occupy the left/right half of a screen. When using a Remote Desktop in full-screen mode, this also works. ...
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0answers
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TaskJuggler: duration shorter than effort

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How to avoid keyboard layout automatically changing on windows

I have two input languages in my language bar (windows xp). The problem is that windows likes changing between them without any intervention. That's really annoying! I know about the shortcuts and ...
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1answer
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No sound after Ubuntu upgrade

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and now have no sound. This seems to be a common problem, but the answers on the Ubuntu forums aren't working for me. #> aplay -l aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards ...
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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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1answer
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The Games in set up menu and also the computer

The set games have disappeared from my computer. Can you help? The games include, solitare, hearts and patience. I have tried the recycle bin
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1answer
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Excel- find match between to columns but copy a different cell

I would like to be able to find matches between two columns in Excel. Lets say Column A and Column C. However Column A's values are linked to Column B. When a match is found in A, can it copy the ...
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Razer Naga without Synapse

Can the Razer Naga MMO 2014 used without installing Synapse 2.0 software ? Do the side buttons transmit codes out of the box that say autohotkey can recognize ? Is there a decent alternative left ...
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1answer
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Recieved TLS alert from the server: Handshake failed (40)

I'm trying to FTP into my website. I've made sure my IP address is not blocked and I'm using correct ports and credentails, yet I'm still getting this error log: Status: Resolving address of ...
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1answer
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How to get the missing effects on KDEnLive

I recently installed KDEnLive 4.13.3 on my Linux Mint 17 x64 machine to edit Aerial Movies shot with a GoPro Hero 4. I'd like to use the DeFish effect but can't find it under Effect List:Video:Distort ...
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How to recover TrueCrypt partition deleted with Windows Disk Manager

I got a whole HDD encrypted with TrueCrypt (one partition, non-system disk). I have deleted this partition by coincidence with windows 7 disk manager. Now, I can't mount the TrueCrypt disk (saying ...
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1answer
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Asus G53SX How to use the recovery partition

I am trying to use the recovery partition on my Asus G53SX laptop, but the instructions in the included booklet don't match up with what happens on the computer. It says press F9 during bootup and ...
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1answer
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Outlook does not connect to my pst file “Error 0×80070718”?

I am running MS Outlook 2010 and this morning I get an unknown exception: "Error 0×80070718". Outlook has decided that it will not connect to the pst file residing on a network drive. I've googled a ...
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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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0answers
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How can I repair my hard drive without loosing files?

In short. I have problems with accessing files on my hard drive. I also assume that it is not a hard ware problem (it is more on the "software level"). I would like to know if there are ways (Linux ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to check whether a Mac is running keylogging software?

I'm concerned that a program installed on my Mac (LittleSnitch) may be logging keystrokes and transmitting them to a remote host. Ironically LittleSnitch is supposed to prevent other programs from ...
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1answer
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tuleap installation on docker instance centos 7 gives error

Should this OS version *centos 7 give a problem on docker instance ? It is giving me following errors. Error: Package: 3:mailman-tuleap-2.1.12-18.2.el6.x86_64 (Tuleap) Requires: ...
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3answers
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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. However, I just saw something awesome on 9gag. I already know the answer but I feel I want to ...
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2answers
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ESET NOD32 4.0 - Lost settings password

A friend of mine forgot his NOD32 4.0 security password, so now he can't change the Antivirus settings and it keeps reporting a false positive. The worst part is he can't even uninstall it! Is there ...
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0answers
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How to identify which process is running which window in Mac OS X?

I’d like to know if it is possible to identify which process is responsible for creating/managing a window in Mac OS X. For example, when multiple instances of an application are started, how can I ...
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0answers
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Dell Latitude E5550 M.2 slots - what can I use?

I will get a new laptop Dell Latitude E5550, I do not know exact sub-model spec yet. From the spec sheet: Two M.2 Expansion slots: 1 WWAN/HCA and 1 WLAN/BT/WiGig Can I be sure that it will ...
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0answers
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Completely uninstalling Windows 8.1 + Prepare automatic recovery

My computer earlier was on a dual boot with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. But then I uninstalled Windows 8.1 to replace it with some other Linux OS. I don't know whether what I did was proper ...
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1answer
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Does Firefox support folder upload?

I enjoy folder upload in Google Drive, which works in Google Chrome. Recently, I've switched back to Firefox, and when I tried to upload a folder to Google Drive just now: Is that true? Does ...
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1answer
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Run .sh in cygwin script from cmd

I have a .bat script that calls some .exe to generate text files: generate.bat: ... ResGen main.txt Main.resources /str:c# ... After that, I want to use vim's commandline search/replace on the ...
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1answer
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RDP to Windows 7 is stuck on Welcome screen after wake-on-lan from sleep

I am trying to set up wake-on-lan for my office desktop (Windows 7 Enterprise). I want it to sleep when I am not there, unless I wake it up remotely and use it in a remote desktop session. Things ...
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1answer
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how can I dedicate more display graphics in Mac OSX Mountain Lion (Vmware)?

I am running Mac OSX Mountain Lion in VMware Workstation 9 and I want to increase the display graphics from 128 mb to maybe about 512mb is there a way to do this? This is my current laptop setup. ...
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2answers
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Safe long-term CPU temp? [closed]

I'm considering running a game server for some friends and I to play on with my laptop, but while the server is running my processor use tends to go to around 55-65% and my CPU temperature hovers ...
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1answer
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How did I manage to combine O and c to © in PuTTY?

Today's mystery: I was going to type the word "Och", meaning "and" in Swedish. However, I ended up with ©h, and I don't know why, and I cannot reproduce it. The chain of software is as follows. ...
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Text Editor that hilights all instances of selection for Mac

On Windows, I use Notepad++ which has the great feature of when I select a word, all instances of that word are also highlighted in the same document. I have found it very helpful for finding ...
2
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1answer
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Back-up Windows 8 installation and license

I currently have a dual-boot with Linux 14.04 and Windows 8. I am going to remove my Win 8 partition, since I don't really use it. Still, I would like to keep my Win 8 license/activation key (Win 8 ...
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1answer
37 views

XAMPP won't start Apache on Mac OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite

I had a local XAMPP stack running on my Macbook Pro fine for weeks (OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, XAMPP 5.5.24). Then, I spent some time trying to install a library, in which I somehow messed up the ...
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7answers
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Disable Excel 2013 cell animation

When clicking into a cell of a Excel 2013 sheet, the green border of the cell is animated while moving from the current cell to the new one. This is really disturbing. How can I disable this ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to upgrade the Hz of a monitor?

I have a Dell 4k P2815Q monitor that runs at 30Hz. Dell makes another 4k model P2715Q that runs at 60Hz. I'm wondering what the internal difference is, and whether I can upgrade mine to 60Hz or more ...
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7answers
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How to get Windows 7 logon wallpaper to tile to other monitors?

In 2000/XP/Vista it was easy to set a wallpaper for the logon screen, either manually through tools like Logonstudio or simple registry changes by hand on prepared installation images or through ...

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