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How can I manage my time with Outlook?

I wasn't a big fan of Microsoft Office until now, but my boss has told me that I have to use Outlook in order to manage my time. I really don't know why the Outlook is a powerful tool. Now I use ...
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Hi-res versions of Bing daily images?

Is there a repository somewhere of the daily images used on the Bing homepage?
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VNC connection from Windows to Mac drops immediately

This tutorial describes in detail how to setup a remote desktop from Windows to a Mac using putty tools and VNC. However, my connection is immediately dropped after authentication. (i.e. tunneling ...
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Wireless USB adapter with OS X support? [closed]

I haven't been able to locate any other wireless USB adapters with OS X support. It should rather be able to handle 108 Mbit/s or higher. Any suggestions? Edit: As I'm not a Mac user, I totally ...
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What is the host key of Windows 7 Virtual PC and where can you change it?

Does anyone know which key is the host key of Windows 7 Virtual PC and where I could change it to a different one? Before Windows 7 the host key was changed in the option menu of Virtual PC but the ...
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Fan speed monitor Software for Macbook Pro Unibody on Windows

I've tried multiple temperature monitor and fan speed software on my Macbook Pro Unibody under Windows 7 64-bit RC. None of them can report the fan speed. Currently I'm using SpeedFan which reports ...
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How to Check RAM Size without Looking at Motherboard

As far as I am aware, one can view the RAM Size in System Properties: From the above screenshot it seems that My RAM is 3.5 GB, but as far as I can tell I actually inserted 2 two GB RAM into my ...
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Real Time Sound Leveler

Lately I've been annoyed with Hulu as the commercials are significantly louder than the actual show. This has caused me to wonder if there existed any application either generic or specific to Hulu or ...
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100% CPU use when new usb device plugged in - services.exe / Windows Server 2003

On my server I am trying to install a new usb drive but all that happens is that the system starts using huge amounts of processor cycles with services.exe. On closer inspection with process explorer ...
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ATI Radeon X1250 graphics driver 64 bit laptop

I have check that other topic before about ATI mobility in a laptop but don't see it for the x1250. Any help would be great Running windows 7, 64 bit
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Can I make a second backup task with simple-backup-config?

I have a backup task already set up with simple-backup-config (Administrative > Backup Config - I think, because I'm using pt_BR loc and just translated my menus). It backups my home and some other ...
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Changing the Account Name for my User Account in XP?

The background: my sister's computer was so riddled with spy- and malware that she wanted to reformat and start with a fresh install of Windows. Her then-boyfriend (let's call him "Andy") assured her ...
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Use cron to screen capture on Mac OS X

To analyze my own computer usage, not to spy on anyone (although it crossed my mind), I want to have cron capture the current screen every minute. * * * * * /bin/bash -c "/usr/sbin/screencapture /...
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How can I remap CTRL-h in Mac OS X?

I'd like to remap CTRL + H from delete to nothing in Leopard.
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1answer
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OpenGL support for integrated intel 82865G on Vista

I am looking to run an app that requires OpenGL drivers (XBMC). I have a old Dell Dimension 4600 with the intel integrated graphics chip - 82865G and running Vista. The Microsoft drivers do not ...
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1answer
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SQL Server Connectivity Test

Many times people around me fail to connect to SQL Server from other Non-Microsoft Applications. Assuming that there is no SQL Server Client installed, what are the different ways we can ...
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Convert a bunch of BMP files to JPEG on Linux

Someone sent me a bunch of BMP files and I need them in JPEG. I could convert them one by one using GIMP, but I'd rather do it all in one go. I have Ubuntu.
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Why terminal shows “/home/igoru /etc/bash_completion” every time I open it?

I've added some lines to ~/.bash_aliases yesterday... And today my gnome-terminal started showing me this expression in the beginning, just before the prompt. /home/igoru /etc/bash_completion igoru@...
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Linux server compatibility questions

I'm replacing an ancient server I have at home. The old machine is currently running Windows 2000 Server edition. It's an Active Directory domain controller, functions as a basic file server, hosts ...
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Error message shows up in terminal

Every time I fire up a terminal window, I get the following error message: bash: exxport: command not found I know I misspelled aa symlink somewhere, but I can't find it. Is there any way to ...
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Hide SSID of an ad-hoc MacBook pro network

I have a MacBook Pro, with which I share my ethernet connection over wifi. However, I would like to hide the ssid of the generated ad-hoc wifi network. How would I do this?
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Forgot Password on Mac iBook

Well, I have an older mac iBook from my school, and I need to enter a password to transfer applications from the iBook - the New iMac I got yesterday.. How can I over ride the password?
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Getting my i486SX2 on the Internet

I've been rummaging through my garage, and I found my old 486 lying around. It has a 66 MHz of processing power and a 14.4 kilobaud modem. I'm looking for a way to share the internet connection on my ...
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SFTP error - User does not have any roots specified

Any idea what would case the error The user <> does not have any roots specified; the channel is being closed when I login to an SFTP site.
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1answer
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Japanese Input Method Editor for Ubuntu 9.04

How can I setup and use a Japanese input method editor for Ubuntu 9.04 that will work in firefox?
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Is there an OS X tool that allows cropping with a particular aspect ratio?

I'm spoiled by FastStone on the PC. I'm looking for decent freeware/shareware for Mac OS X that will allow basic photo editing, particularly something that lets me pick a crop size or aspect ratio by ...
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Easy way to boot WinXP install CD from USB pen drive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Windows XP through Pen Drive I made an ISO out of my WinXP Pro install disk, but Pebuilder/PeToUSB and UNetBootin don't seem to be up to the task of making it boot ...
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Audio Faster in Windows Live Movie Maker

When I import videos from my Flip Mino HD, the audio speeds up on the clips so everything is just squeaky. If I import video from other sources it is fine. Is there anyway to fix this or change the ...
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Windows 7 + NVidia == 640x480 on external projectors

I have a MacBook Air which has the NVidia 9400M. The problem is, when I connect it to an external projector on Windows 7 and Vista, it only allows me to connect at 640x480. I need it to use the ...
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Linksys WRT54GL Reset to factory firmware?

I just purchased a WRT54GL that I want to flash with dd-wrt. On the dd-wrt wiki I read that I should first upgrade the linksys firmware to v.4.21.1 so I did so, but now the web gui is messed up. I ...
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Command line SMTP client with support of SASL authentication

Mutt (with compiled SMTP support) while sending a message can display the progress of the operation, but it only does that in the interactive mode. If one tries to run Mutt in the batch mode: % mutt -...
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How do I troubleshoot a Windows freeze or slowness?

A machine is described as being "really slow" or "freezing". How can I troubleshoot/resolve this issue? What should be the first steps to take?
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How do I identify what is freezing explorer?

I have a vista ultamite machine that has been running fine for over a year. In the last few months it has started freezing up. Not completely but just explorer. Any application already started ...
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Can I trust a hard drive that has had to reallocate sectors?

I ran this HD utility called CrystalDiskInfo that displays some of the S.M.A.R.T. information on my drives. It is displaying a "Caution" warning on one of my drives because its "Reallocated Sectors ...
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Firefox addon to *easily* remove sections from a web page and remember the removed section [closed]

Greasemonkey and Stylish both allow a user with some javascript or css knowledge the ability to remove sections of pages. I'm wondering if there's something for more novice users? Nuke Anything ...
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How to make Linux package manager recognize software installed from source?

I don't even know if this is possible, but I'll ask anyway. I'm building a Linux From Scratch system, and I'm pretty close to the end. Obviously, everything until now has been compiled and installed ...
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Is it possible to output to multiple sound devices simultaneiously in Vista / 7?

I've got a Xonar 2 soundcard which has both SPDIF and analogue outputs, is it possible to tell 7 to play the same audio through both outputs? (it will split out communications).
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How to join two CSV files?

Suppose you have one CSV file with 2 fields: ID and email. You have another file with 2 fields: email and name. How can you produce a file with all three fields joined on email?
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Can I install mono alongside .NET?

I'm currently a .NET developer, and I want to test my applications with mono to make sure for cross-platform compatibility, but don't want to give up the offical .NET implementation. Can I install it ...
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How do I get the list of defined shortcut keys in the Start menu?

How can I find out which keyboard shortcuts are defined inside the Start menu? And what shortcuts they are assigned to? Platform: Windows XP SP2 64 bit. Example: I open my main Visual Studio ...
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Remove lines efficiently in Vim

How can you remove given lines efficiently in Vim? I want to remove all lines which match this :g!/div/ I unsuccessfully ran: :g!/div/s/^*//g
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What is the default install location for java on Vista?

Where does javaw.exe live on a standard Vista installation?
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ZX Spectrum emulator?

Can you recommend a free/shareware/commercial ZX Spectrum emulator (Windows or Linux)? What are the gotchas for the one you are using/have been using? I still have a lot of ZX Spectrum programs that ...
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Skype changing mic selection - constantly

I'm on a laptop with Windows XP, and Skype has been giving me weird problems. Whenever I open it up, I have found it auto-selects the wrong microphone input "microphone" instead of front mic, assuming ...
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Why is my sound in Mumble bad?

Sound generated by Mumble (i.e. other users and the test voice in the audio wizard) sounds "scratchy". I know that it's only Mumble because playing music via Media Player works just fine, so my ...
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SSH login without password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up SSH so I don’t have to type my password? You don't want to type your password when you ssh into a machine. What can you use to accomplish this? Are ...
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Uploading User Made Videos to iPhone (from Vista)

Once a user downloads a video created with the iPhone 3GS and then deletes it from the iPhone, that video cannot be uploaded back to the iPhone...according to Apple. The videos are not treated as ...
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Is there a windows sidebar widget that shows temperature from sensors inside the computer?

Is there a windows vista sidebar widget that shows temperature from sensors inside the computer? I have found Speedfan. Would like something that runs as a sidebar widget.
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Cycling through minimized windows

In Mac OS X, how can cycle through minimized windows and/or maximize them using a shortcut? I noticed that I cannot cycle through minimized windows with ⌘-``.
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Is there any firefox plugin that lets me know how much time I spend on internet, categorized by sites, time etc

So I can understand how much time i spend on social sites like facebook or flickr, how much time is on mails. etc

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