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I run El Capitan but had the same problem with prior operating systems. I can't use the single quote key to type a straight quote mark in the apps that I want, in particular an abc notation app called EasyABC. Having just stated that I notice the word can't does …
by MiketheBook in Mac OS X ()
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Since Windows 10 updated a couple of days ago I now get a message saying the above will not work and suggests I download the latest driver for my Lenovo AIO but I can't find out where from or how. Any help would be appreciated
by Douglas_5 in Microsoft Windows ()
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This is my xml parsor class: public class DataHandler { static XmlSerializer serializer; public static void Initialize() { serializer = new XmlSerializer( typeof( dataset ) ); serializer.UnknownNode += new XmlNodeEventHandler( serializer_UnknownNode ); serializer.UnknownAttribute += new XmlAttributeEventHandler( serializer_UnknownAttribute ); } public static void ReadXML( string filename ) { FileStream fs = …
by Devon_3 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Haven't found anything on this searching google and the like. It's a purple zigzag pattern that is certainly fuzzy, but not like others have described. It is windows 7 pro and not sure what else to say...
by Scot_2 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi.. Am currently working on TI DRA74x Jacinto 6 board. It has ARM core A15 and M4. and 1 DSP C66X. am working on image processing so I want to use both ARM A15+DSP C66x.Am running the code only on ARM A15.(ubuntu 12.04 with kernel 3.14) but processing speed is …
by Niranjan_2 in Linux and Unix ()
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I got a server 2012 R2. Is it possible to restore my system from last week settings??I don't have a back up. Theres a problem with the program that i'm doing so i want to restore it like in windows 7?
by Jessica_16 in Microsoft Windows ()
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One night I turned off my computer. The next day it wouldnt turn on. The power light comes on and blinks rapidly, now I cant get it to turn off or on. There is no boot up, no nothing. I real new to messing with computers so Ive been hesitant …
by trevalen02 in Hardware ()
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Case - DIYPC Gamemax-W White MOBO - MSI Gaming Z97 RAM - CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) CPU - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon Quad-Core 3.5 GHz GPU - MSI GAMING GTX 960 4GB Cooling - Extreme performance CPU cooling with built-In Corsair Linkā„¢ 240m HDD - WD Black …
by Pst_1 in Hardware ()
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I saw similar address/search bar complaints from back on 2012. But I haven't encountered it before 9-17-2016. The night before, MS asked to do an update that involved so many things that the X% loaded, Y% loaded progress box was showing. So whatever updated, it wasn't simple. NOW the upper …
by Kate_3 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I was playing Dying Light and just paused the game for a bit and was eating. when come back the game had freeze, mouse too, nothing moved. Tried to collapse the screen of they laptop with the hope that it probably would resume the laptop in normal state of work. …
by altjen in Hardware ()
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I'm going to buy a new smart phone. And since I didn't know much about this tech. Would you give me some recommendations. I'm looking for a smart phone with affordable price, nice camera. I would like the one that I can watch and download films, movies. And it should …
by Jacob_8 in Mobile and Wearables ()
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Hi again. I would like to ask, i my sriCam sp011 Ipcamera, the Ip address is already given as well the port. So i tried to make a port forward it in my router with the same Ip address and port. I also turn off the firewall, and even make …
by Jessica_16 in Networking ()
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Hi, I am using one my collegue email in microsoft outlook. She recieved an email two days ago. But when I am searching my outlook. I can't find that email. Please note that all other latest emails are properly recieveing in my inbox but that specific email is missing. Thanks …
by akkbkht 14 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi all I recently installed Windows 10 as a clean install using the ISO DVD I downloaded and burned before the free offer ended in July. I also downloaded and installed the anniversary edition (1607). However when I boot up the system will pass the POST stage and start to …
by cunnijo in Microsoft Windows ()
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In Andrioid OS mobile, if you drag from top there will be many unread notifications, it is said that they are called push notifications. But in my mobile i am getting many such spam notifications every hour like movie updates etc, which are not required for me. How to disable …
by panduranga_1 in Hardware ()
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.... **dilemma**! my 6 month old dell inspiron series 3000 laptop windows 8.1 won't boot up? it gets to the black screen with the windows logo on and at the bottom of the screen it says "Preparing Automatic Repair" but it sticks there...? It hasnt got a built in cd/dvd …
by tracyleigh.vlok in Hardware and Software ()
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I dont know why but my young brother laptop (Dell) keeps turning the FN button back to default, I mean, the buttons fn+F1 fn+F2 fn+F3 (mute, volume down and volume up). turn volume just by pressing them, not the FN button. It used to work the vice versa. I changed …
by altjen in Hardware and Software ()
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Hi. When I startup my windows 10 and log into my account, my desktop doesn't seem to be visible. It's just a black screen. There are no icons and no taskbar. When I try to open task manager, I can see it cursor loading for a split second meaning something …
by Project_1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi I know this may have been posted on here before, and if it has I am sorry! Anyway, have discovered this evening that my laptop has started suddenly shutting down. The first time it happened I was browsing the web and it had been on for 40-45 mins when …
by Ryan_18 in Hardware ()
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Hello. I have a scenario as such. 1 router connected behind a proxy used to connect PC with LAN devices. Proxy provides limited access to websites on the net. There is a 2nd router, Wifi only, which is not connected to any proxy, thus allowing open connection to the web. …
by Ritesh_4 44 in Networking ()
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I'm not that new to computers. I know couple scripting languages (web, JavaScript, C#, C++). I know hardware terms. I had a taste of Mint, Ubuntu and others. I'm not a super-newbie, I understand how arguments work and on which base are they executed. I don't know bash. But I'd …
by FirstName in Linux and Unix ()
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Are you aware of the new malware infecting our cloud-based filesharing applications?
by gustavo_5 in Cloud-based Applications ()
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Hi everybody, A friend has given me, almost 2 years back, a splitted parts for a couple of PCs. Almost 2~3 monitors, 3 PC cases, and some other PC-related components which I'm not aware of. 2 days back, I decided to check them, assemble, to bring them back to life …
by Mahmood AlBunni in Hardware ()
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hi, I am fighting around with setting a property on sound device via registry edit. I know its located at [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices\Audio\Render\{ab701278-c48d-41cd-b68c-8466465f06e4}\FxProperties] i found that the setting is "{fc52a749-4be9-4510-896e-966ba6525980},3"=hex:0b,00,8f,f0,01,00,00,00,ff,ff,00,00 what changes is ff,ff to 00,00, that is ok, but also the 3rd, and 4th value change, but i did not discover …
by gotschai in Microsoft Windows ()
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My daughter has a Samsun Android tablet that has ran out of space so I purchased an sd card. The card is mounting and I reformatted it from the Android device but the device is still claiming to be full when she tries to install new apps. I tried this …
by lewashby 14 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi again, i'm really confused between Product Id and Product Key. It is good when you're Product Id changed when you reinstall the OS?but still the same Product Key? Is Product ID really important when it comes in Legal Issue.
by Jessica_16 in Hardware and Software ()
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HELP!!! No beep on my motherboard when i remove the RAM & HDD, i tried another RAM & HDD from another computer but still not working. I checked the RAM & HDD if its working on another, it works, i replace the wires(SATA especially) but nothing change,i also replace the …
by Jessica_16 in Hardware ()
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After running rsync with the `-a --delete source dest` arguments on my music library to my sd card I am getting the following errors. default_perms_for_dir: sys_acl_get_file(Tears For Fears/Donnie Darko, ACL_TYPE_DEFAULT): No such file or directory, falling back on umask rsync: mkstemp "/media/garrett/MUSIC-SD/Tears For Fears/Donnie Darko/.Mad World.mp3.yr2Xyc" failed: No such file …
by lewashby 14 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi, i would like to ask if i reinstall my Windows 7, does the product Id & License key change also??I'm not really familiar with software. ^_^
by Jessica_16 in Hardware and Software ()
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Help require to clean up my laptop. I am experiencing slow processing with constant pop up whenever I click on an open browser. Pls help me with instructions to clean and get rid of any virus and spyware in my system. Thank you! JK
by JK in Information Security ()
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