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Dualboot Linux Mint & Windows 8.1 (GRUB Problems)

I've been trying to make a dualboot configuration with Linux Mint (17.1 Rebecca) and Windows 8.1. These are the steps I followed in installing this setup: Install windows 8 Run all available updates ...
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Acceptable formats of NTFS link targets

Instead of a drive letter, is it possible to use \?\Volume{f993747a-5d7a-4de1-a97a-c20c1af1ba02}\ or something else that uniquely identifies the target's volume? I wanna set the folder/file target ...
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Nvidia drivers ubuntu 14.04 installation console blank

I installed nvidia drivers on my laptop Nvidia GeForce GT 630M (which I suppose has Optimus support). My laptop has both the integrated Intel HD graphics and this dedicated Nvidia graphic card. ...
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can the BIOS be changed without rebooting?

System: HP ENVY laptop (but applies to any Windows PC) O/S: Windows 8.1 Scenario: HP has it backwards with Function Keys Explanation: HP is now setting up function keys on end user systems ...
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Can I connect a USB 1.0 hub to a wall outlet and charge devices?

I have an old USB 1.0 hub that I was wondering if could be repurposed to something useful. Would it be possible to connect it to a wall charger with USB outlet and use the hub to get 4 USB charging ...
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PC gets powered up only sometimes

This is one of the most bizarre hardware problems I have ever had, since the 80486 days. Perfectly working PC with a Gigabyte UD2-P55M and an i7, Kamariki IV power supply. I go away for 10 days ...
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What is the language set of Adobe Creative Cloud?

Adobe is releasing so many "sub version" of the same software version. like Adobe Audition (LS20) and Illustrator (LS6) and (LS16) ... and so one. after some searching I figured out this is the ...
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Notepad++ NppExec plugin only reads the last line

When I copy/paste a multiline input into the NppExec console, my program only receives the last line. Is there a way to make NppExec send the entire input to my program?
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TP-LINK MR3020 accessing internet?

I have installed openwrt firmware on my TP-LINK MR3020 and installed torrent transmission for downloading torrents. I have a DSL connection (wired, not WiFi). How do I access the Internet from the ...
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How can I troubleshoot a mobile broadband card?

I just bought an X1 Carbon with a Sierra Wireless EM7345 LTE radio inside. When I turn the system on, it says "Insert a SIM". When I insert my T-Mobile SIM, the mobile network adapter disappears from ...
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Case fan not spinning

I was plugging in my computer and I noticed that one of my case fans wasn't spinning and the other one was. I opened up the case and spun the fan with my hand and it started spinning again. I thought ...
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bash script doesn't work unless bad command given

I have a script that doesn't work (it freezes my status line) until it is completely done. However, by adding a random bad command, e.g. asdfasdf anywhere in the file that the script reaches (i.e. ...
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Is there a way to control Internet usage on LAN?

I have a network with many client PCs. I have to block Internet access for some of the users and allow it for others. Is there a way that can control Internet access, or filter and allow based on MAC ...
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Hard drive is failing?

Heard some clicking from my Sager NP8652 a few days ago and thought it might've been an HDD issue. Ran CrystalDiskInfo earlier today, and I got these results: About 12 hours later, here I am with a ...
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“Access Denied” when accessing a web site

I am using Windows Vista IE9. I live outside the US, if it matters. Recently, I have problem accessing www.cvs.com. I always get the message, Access Denied You don't have permission to access ...
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Port 80 forwarding and port blocking

I have tried a few different ways, I cannot seem to make any thing work properly. I have a 750Gl that I have a webserver behind. It's address is 10.30.1.70/24. I had a problem with it getting ...
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Make Windows 7/8 to use different partitions for system data and user/program data

Is there the way to mount partition as /Users, while first one mounted as root (where /Windows folder lives)? I want to be able to make backup image of system excepting all user/program data (like ...
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windows 8 black screen before logging in

I have less knowledge about laptop. My laptop got struck once so I thought closing it and removing the battery can make it work fine. But after doing that the problem started laptop just starts and ...
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HP Proliant DL380 G6/7 drive cage Molex mini fit jr. 10 circuit connector pin out

I'm wondering if anybody knows the pin-outs of the 10-pin board-side (receptacle) power connector for the drive cage on an HP Proliant DL380 G6/7? Thanks in advance for the info.
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dot-net-transitions does nothing when executed on form_shown events

So, as the title, here is my code in VB.Net 2012: Private Sub Trans(pnlSource As Panel, pnlNew As Panel) Dim Asal As New Transitions.Transition(New ...
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Does a faster hard drive put more strain on the CPU?

I have been using an SSD on my old Thinkpad T60. My common sense tells me that fixing one bottleneck creates a new one. ?? If I put a 7500 or a 5200 in, it will slow things down, but will it also ...
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Windows 8.1 has removed everything without updating

Update-I turned the pc off and on again. Now, I have everything back! What happened exactly? If it's a virus, I have avg with no issues, so any suggestions for another antivirus? ...... Having ...
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HP deskjet 3920 not printing after paper jam

cleared paper jam from front and now printer is not working Product Name: HP Deskjet 3920 Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit) The paper got jammed and when i opened the rear access door ...
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PowerShell script is interrupted by a automatic reboot during unattend Windows installation

I have a problem during the unattended installation of Windows 7. I'm using an unattend.xml file to install Windows. In the unattend.xml, there are RunSynchronousCommand statements to run a PowerShell ...
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According to stackexchange, Is it possible to increase internet speed? [on hold]

i find several videos on youtube on this subject, i dont know wheather they upload it for to increase their subscribers or not. from this question, i understand even by changing DNS, we can just ...
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Graphics Card Causing Splash Screen To Stay

I have a GTX 650 ti, and it recently had its drivers crash. After uninstalling and re-installing it with failure, it kept crashing. I formatted my drive using a spare Radeon 6770 I have. After ...
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Terrible Clarity on Secondary Monitor — Win7, Nvidia

I'm a long time Linux user and have minimal experience with Windows. That being said, I bought a Nvidia GT 730 and Windows 7 Ultimate yesterday to play a new game. This doesn't have anything to do ...
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How to know cursor position index in an editor

I'm working with an HTML file, and I need to know my cursor position index in the overall file. In Visual Studio, I can see the line number and column number in status bar. In Notepad++ too, in the ...
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How to avoid apply to range in copying conditional formatting in excel 2007

I want to change the selected cell(A1) colour if its value is greater than other cell(B1) in same row.When i copy this conditional formatting to other multiple cells(A2,A3,A4...) in below rows, it is ...
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How to disable android applications from running back ground automatically [migrated]

My phone (Note3) has a large amount of ram, but there are always lots of applications that can run back ground which can easily consume more than 90% of your memory. It's really annoying to manually ...
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Huge unusual upload from my Linux server [on hold]

I have an oracle enterprise Linux database server. But some days ago huge unusual upload to some internet IP from my server and make my network (LAN) hang. When I restart the server and then problem ...
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1answer
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Using grep for text search

I need to search the filesystem for text strings that match some string. I'm trying to get where the commands are used, meaning in which files they are called or used. I need to find every file where ...
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Leveraging Raid 0 with SDD and Traditional Hard Drive

I am considering rebuilding my Ubuntu 14.04 setup and have a system with the OS currently on a 256 GB SSD and 2x 1TB HDD. I was looking at setting up a Raid 0 or stripe with the SSD and one of the 1 ...
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How do I know if hardware acceleration of the GPU is enabled in VLC?

Under the new VLC interface (Linux) with video-Catalyst driver installed what option I can chose to enable GPU hardware acceleration? How can I be sure it is enabled?
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All Office 2013 programs show (2) after the name when hovering over task bar

All of my Office 2013 applications are currently pinned to the task bar. When I hover over them they have a (2) next to them e.g. Excel (2) I thought it might be a duplicate install, but when I ...
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XMPP chat room logger

I was wondering how I would go about getting something for my server that would login to a XMPP server, join a chat room, and just sit there and log all the chat and then save it on my server on the ...
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1answer
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Could I print a long continuous sheet of A4-width paper on a regular home printer?

I should say that I don't mean splitting a long image onto separate pieces of paper, but rather literally using a very long piece of paper, onto which images/text/whatever could be printed. I am aware ...
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Is it possible to map Alt + Arrow Key to the start and end of a line in various applications?

I really miss the ability to use the arrow keys and a modifier to move between the start and the end of a line from OSX. Coming from OSX and doing this, it's a real hassle to have to move over to the ...
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How can I find out the encoding of this corrupted Chinese text, which an online tool fixes correctly?

I have a text in Simplified Chinese, which, when read as UTF-8 begins with ´ÓºÜ¾ÃÒÔÇ°¿ªÊ¼, which the online tool from MandarinTools (first search result for Repair Corrupted Chinese Email) fixes to ...
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1answer
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One way upload to dropbox

I have large media files of several gigs that I want to upload to Dropbox without storing them on my computer. When I try and use the web portal for the upload, it takes several hours and my computer ...
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how to specifically disable one software from connecting to internet?

so there is this presentation software called prezi. Its business model is this: If you have a free account, the presentation you created will be automatically upload to the cloud and be public, but ...
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HP Laserjet 2300L paper jam

I just finished installing a roller kit into our printer and now when it first starts up, I can hear paper being picked up from tray 2 and it gets fed into/under the registration plate. This is ...
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Setting up a small network with a redundant WAN setup

Asked on the network stack but referred here, partly because lower grade equipment. Small office and we are trying to piece together a network with our two wans (diff ISPs) a switch and a few ...
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Will an app running in Windows 8.1's Assigned Access mode receive automatic app updates?

I'm having a hard time finding any documentation on how automatic app updates interact with accounts using assigned access on machines that aren't domain joined. If I have an app in the Windows ...
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Computer Emulator

Not your typical virtual machine! Im looking for a way to emulate a computer as close as possible. Virtualization software like qemu, virtualbox and vmware or even EXSi give me the ability to ...
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1answer
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Horizontal Lines on Second Monitor (Same Refresh on Both)

I have a secondary monitor, and it is a 19" while the main is 23", and they are both set at 60Hz refresh rate. I've noticed that when I am running certain programs, primarily full screen games or high ...
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Check external DNS with dd-wrt

I'm trying to change the DNS server my router is using to OpenDNS and I'm running dd-wrt, but when I try to check which server I am using by checking the contents of resolv.conf, I get search lan ...
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How to deploy from Eclipse to Tomcat 7

I think my question might be really vague, but let me try here... I was able to deploy HelloWorldServlet successfully using the manual exploded deployment method (compiling the servlet java manually ...
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Existing power supply supported by new motherboard

Essentially, I'd like to confirm that my Silencer 750W Crossfire power supply is supported by the Asus Z97-A. The motherboard states 24-pin EATX Power connector: ...
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Applocker Exceptions issue with Photoshop Droplets

I have Applocker configured (GPO) to block .exe files from executing on %OSDRIVE%/* unless they live in %PROGRAMFILES%* and %WINDIR%*. This prevents users from running self-executing applications, ...

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