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Should I keep my laptop plugged in as much as possible?

I know there's already some feeds on this but I just can't get one straight answer. Everybody says different things. I have an Asus laptop with a Lithium-polymer. I do game a lot so what's your ...
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How to disable “Installer Detection” feature of UAC in Windows 7 Home Premium?

This is a follow-up to my earlier question: How to force any program to run with no admin privileges in Windows 7? First, I have no idea why there isn't an option to at least try running any program ...
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Can't install wireless drivers to Windows 7 on an external drive

Today I installed Windows 7 to a 1TB external USB hard drive. Everything worked fine, set up Windows and went to install drivers so I could connect to my LAN. My primary OS is Ubuntu, so I booted into ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS drops some DNS replies with “DNS Destination unreachable / Port unreachable” message

I noticed something really really strange I can't figure out, while wiresharking both my 2 Ubuntus 14.04 LTS : somehow randomly, Ubuntu seems to drop some incomming DNS replies. This happens both for ...
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Non-English characters on English Keyboard -

I am looking for a convenient way to write Danish Characters on an English and similar keyboard, without changing the layout to Danish, or remembering cryptic sequences. Normally I use Windows. ...
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How to configure Switch Router and Two Different Computer with one single Internet Connection?

I think this is quite a bit confusing for me. I have an internet connection that can only be accessed from Computer-A. Networking Task :: Image is here But then,... I have one Switch WIFI Router ...
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If I copy a pem file between multiple computers will I still be able to ssh to amazon e2 instance?

While you creating an instances of Amazon EC2. A step is to generate a pem file. This file allows the sshing into the remote EC2 instance from local. **Question:**If I copy that pem file to ...
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Is better a low power WiFi signal without interference or a more powerful signal with interference?

Currently in my building I have a dual band router. In the 5Ghz band I have less powerful signal (-66dBm), but is the only WiFi in the 5GHz band, and I have a more powerful signal in 2.4GHz band ...
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hotkey to switch between speakers and heaphones

I looked at this querstion, but it is not applicable, as I only have one playback device listed by windows: the motherboard's built in audio processor. I want to be able to switch between my desktop ...
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network adapter driver problem in Windows 7

I am facing problem with my Windows network adapter. It detects all the available networks but it shows "Limited Access" for the network I wish to connect. On diagnostics it gives "The wireless ...
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Keyboard doesn't work after Windows resume from sleep (S3) — how to fix?

I have a weird issue with my keyboard after resuming from S3 sleep: I can type perfectly for maybe 5 seconds, but afterwards the keyboard ceases to work until I hibernate or restart (or sleep again -- ...
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Are these 2 IP addresses the same: 11.12.13.14 & 011.012.013.014?

So long version. I have a security system and the network setting only allow for 3-digit ip address... i can't set it to 192.168.2.100 for example... I'd have to use 192.168.002.100... so what I'm ...
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How to know the file history that has been transferred from pc to usb device or vice versa?

When I want to know that if any usb device that has been plugged in a pc recently, I write this command in Windows Powershell. Get-ItemProperty -Path HKLM:\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\USBSTOR\*\* | ...
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Seagate backup plus Slim appears as read only on Mac after using in Windows

My Seagate B/Up plus slim disk box states it can be used between Windows and Mac. Worked fine with the Power Mac and also with the Windows machine but once I used it with a Windows machine and moved ...
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Computer wakes by itself, but wake source is unknown

I have an interesting problem. I am using Windows 8.1 on my PC and I have WOL enabled from my BIOS and my LAN card settings and it works just fine. But, since a couple of weeks back, my computer ...
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Comparing i7 laptop benchmark to i5 desktop

I'm sorry if this has been asked before. I'm a complete newbie in this field and couldn't understand a lot of the other responses to similar questions. I'm looking to build a computer. It will ...
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Prevent automatic installation of Windows 8 apps

How can I prevent Windows 8 from installing apps silently? I've already seen some app related to HP getting installed along with some necessary drivers when I connected a HP printer to the computer, ...
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Is it possible to set chromecast to sleep when not casting?

So, I really enjoy my chromecast. I have it plugged into the second input on my monitor, and its a breeze to control netflix/music from my phone while doing chores (pause when I'm out of hearing ...
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1answer
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Graphic card crashing with photoshop

I have a new notebook and this machine has two graphics cards. One is "Intel HD Graphics", and the other one is "GeForce GT 740M". Since Photoshop has some problems with multiple graphics cards, ...
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1answer
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Windows Explorer and Updater unstable after plugging a USB device

I recently plugged my usual USB key in my computer, but Windows Explorer started to get extremely slow and wouldn't open anything. I tried to check for updates but the Updater stays blank as soon as I ...
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3answers
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Laptop losing all wi-fi signal when it is physically moved

Recently I've started encountering a weird bug in my Windows 7 x64. I have an Asus N53SV with an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000. When I physically move the laptop, eg. move it to another room or just ...
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How to back up DSLR pictures with Android?

I'm going to be traveling soon and taking a DSLR camera and Galaxy S5 mobile phone. How could I transfer the pictures to my phone and then to a backup service such as DropBox or Google Drive? I ...
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Windows 7 Explorer: How to change the columns displayed for file attributes?

Please see shots below. In some cases, explorer only shows the columns related to media files (title, album), when I just want the standard file listing (so I can sort on file date...) How to ...
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Disable some programs and use VPN for others - Mac OS X 10.10

Operating system Mac, OSX 10.10 Problem: I have a VPN set everything works flawlessly except I wish to limit/disable the use of VPN on certain programs e.g. FTP, IRC. Meaning everything except ...
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New PNY 64 GB 3.0 USB Thumb Drive Not Showing up in Windows 7

Just bought this thumb drive, I plug it into my desktop, and nothing shows up in File Manager or anything else. It is listed in my Device Manager, but doesn't seem to be recognized fully. The thumb ...
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How do I set up Windows 8.1 with an authenticated proxy for apps?

On this page about authenticated proxies on Windows 8, it says The issues that are discussed in this article are scheduled to be resolved in Windows 8.1. For more information about Windows 8.1, ...
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Dual boot - two instances of Windows 7 on different hard drives

I have a Dell E6410 laptop and my plan is to purchase a 2nd hard drive and caddy so that I can have two hard drives instead of the built-in HDD and the CD drive. The built-in HDD has Windows 7 ...
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How do I encrypt a folder in Windows RT?

I'm apparently unable to encrypt folders on my Surface RT. When I view the properties of a folder, and then go to the "Advanced Attributes", the option to "Encrypt contents to secure data" is ...
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iPhone: I am able to brows on Safari but other apps not able to access internet, how can I solve this?

Apps are showing popups "cellular data is turned off for app". I am currently out of my city, which is why I first thought the reason could be that I dont have access to cellular data but then I ...
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Will my “6-core CPU” motherboard support an 8-core CPU?

My motherboard is an ECS A885GM-A2 (V1.1). I recently decided to buy a new 8-core CPU. I only checked the socket-type and the wattage; I've never heard of "number of cores" being an issue. However, ...
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Unable to delete or re-partition internal drive using Disk Utility

When using Disk Utility, after booting onto the recovery partition, I can't... Re-partition Delete partitions Repair partitions
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Cannot import video from a DV camcorder over FireWire

I have a JVC GR-D320 miniDV camcorder that has a FireWire interface. I recently upgraded to Windows 7 RTM (64 bit, fresh installation). When I connect my camcorder through FireWire, I can see it in ...
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Postfix with Dovecot; local and virtual users

I just finished setting up a postfix + dovecot server. It works perfectly fine for virtual users. Both sending and receiving. But I need to do the following. Besides virtual users being able to ...
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2answers
625 views

Port forward list is empty in DD-WRT

Router: Linksys WRT-54G-TM DD-WRT Version: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/12/10) mega When I go to NAT/ QoS => Port Forwarding, the list is empty. I previously had port forwards set there, and they are still ...
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Can't send crash reports with Android 4.0.4 [migrated]

I am using a custom build of Android 4.0.4 on my smartphone and when an application crashes, it doesn't ask if I want to send a crash report; the application just closes and it goes back to the home ...
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3answers
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Custom Built PC gets momentary power and immediately shuts down

I built a custom pc with these parts: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/G66QMp It turns on for a moment, giving enough time for energy to get to the cpu fan, but not enough to make it go a full rotation. I ...
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How to toggle between 2 monitors in the 3rd monitor

I have 3 monitors - 2 of them are 23" PC monitors, and the 3rd is a TV monitor. They're all connected to the same PC, but the TV is placed in another room. Right now, I duplicate my main PC monitor, ...
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1answer
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Setting up router when modem doesn't have bridge mode, so that DHCP and Port Forward Happen on Router

I have a new Wifi router, and for some inane reason, my modem won't allow bridged mode for my ADSL2 connection. How do I set up my external router, and my current modem/router so that the dedicated ...
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321 views

Why Intel Core i3 processor with enough free RAM and low CPU usage become very slow?

In a computer with Intel Core i3 and 4GB of RAM running Windows 8.1 build 9600, in conditions I expect no have performance problems it become very very slow and it's close to freeze (or even freeze ...
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Operating Systems: Mac vs. Windows vs. Linux [on hold]

I want to know everything there is to know from the ground up between Mac Linux and Windows. How Mac handles programs vs. Windows?Windows vs. Linux ? What is the difference in what happens when each ...
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1answer
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Push Opera tabs all the way to the top

How can I push the tabs on Opera's tab manager all the way to the top, and remove that pixel space of padding it has up there? Example (taken from Presto engine version of this question) I'm ...
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How to modify a Fedora Live installation media default configuration?

I have to install fedora on 20+ computers and they all have to start off with some extra packages and configurations that don't come by default on the vanilla installation media (like backgrounds, the ...
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4answers
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Backup Dropbox to Amazon Glacier

i'm using Dropbox for Backup which means i keep all my files in my Dropbox folder (encrypted using encfs but that should not be relevant). I like this solution because it is automatic and keeps copies ...
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1answer
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DVD R/RW Drive Would only read CDs not DVDs

My laptop has a Matshita uj8b1as DVD/r/RW drive, and recently it started refusing to read data from DVDs, I thought there was something wrong with the setting of the software so I reinstalled Windows ...
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1answer
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curl failed setting cipher list

I'm trying to make curl use GOST2001-GOST89-GOST89 cipher which is available and usable by OpenSSL but keep getting failed setting cipher list error despite the fact that curl sees gost engine and can ...
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How does Linux know that the new password is similar to the previous one?

Few times I tried to change a user password on various Linux machines and when the new password was similar to the old one the OS complained that they are too similar. I always wondered how does the ...
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Locating a character in one text file then replacing it with a character from another

I have this piece of code : for word in words_list: tempword=word for clue in clues_list: tempword = tempword.replace( clue[1], clue[0]) These are my clues R £ H $ J 6 I am making a ...
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2answers
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vsftpd: 500 OOPS: could not bind listening IPv4 socket

I will use vsftpd as a ftp server. I did all changes on /etc/vsftpd.conf. These changes are (according to digitalocean): anonymous_enable=NO write_enable=YES local_enable=YES chroot_local_user=YES ...
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Local Profile To Domain Roaming Profile Desktop background black

Intro I've setup a Domain at my house and I want my local profiles to be a Roaming Domain Profile. This is what I did so you guys know all my steps: Let's use the local Profile Pikachu and the ...
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run a computer without RAM? [duplicate]

I was reading about CPU fetch time, where I found that CPU take very less time to access data from RAM as compared to accessing hard disk, and that RAM is present for storing the information and data ...

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