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0 down vote favorite I have a new battery pack for my acer aspire 4750 laptop, it hust a 2 weeks old, actually it is working pretty good. I use batterycare to check charge level, so while i am charging and it reached 80% I remove the AC, then recharge …
by ZER09 in Hardware ()
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What are my chances of data recovery from external hard drive which is password protected. I consulted one data recovery services and their asking price is $350. Do I have some other less costlier option for data recovery? HDD Manufacturer - WD Elements WDBUZG0010BBK-EESN 1TB Portable External Hard Drive"
by john-carter in Mac OS X ()
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I'm trying to get my Mint desktop computer's home directory and my Debian media server's movies/shows directoiries backed up. When this is all said and done I'll be backing everything up to a 5 TB external USB HDD with it's own powers source connected to a Raspberry Pi 2 stored …
by lewashby 14 in Linux and Unix ()
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# How to be a good programmer - Tips and Tricks # Here I am writting few tips and tricks by following them you could be a good programmer, I just want to clear one thing that I am not a good programmer but I'm just trying to become a …
by Viny_1 in Hardware and Software ()
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Hi, everyone, I am an IT student, currently in 3rd year. I want to know can I select "Design of netwrok for a campus, (infrastructure CISCO)+ System Administration (microsoft)" what do you think about this. I am interested in in networking, have studed DCCN, currently studying CCNA.
by Riaz Gul in Networking ()
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Hello guys Am not fimiliar with windows server 2008 enviroment but am learned few things last days, I want to create mail service to send and recieve messages localy, between two or three computers just for learing. How can i achieve that ? Am using windows server 2008 Tried hmailServer …
by OsaMasw 13 in Networking ()
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When using openSUSE and opening Firefox the screen remains blank while the opened application appears to be off-screen. How can we cause the opened applications to open on-screen? --It is not only Firefox, but not all applications either.
by WmRobt in Linux and Unix ()
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I know that it's possible for speakers to repeat whatever sound comes into microphone. But, now I'm thinking. When I speak on Skype/TeamSpeak (VoIP software), would it be possible for me, to select audiofile and play it as if it was sent through microphone? To send music through my "microphone" …
by Aeonix 39 in Linux and Unix ()
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My windows explorer keeps closing, I have downlided hijack this and did a scan below is the result, please help on what to do next: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.5 Scan saved at 2:05:17 PM, on 2/5/2016 Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.02.1008) MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.16537) FIREFOX: 43.0.4 …
by Dave34343 in Information Security ()
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I have two laptops that I'm having this problem with. Currently, though it's the old Vista laptop - a Compac Presario - which keeps fading to black no matter what I'm doing on it. I can view the screen on an alternate display without problems. I have placed a fan …
by Wendy_4 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi All, so heres my situation, I currently have on my desktop a excell workbook with a few sheets in with pricing sets. I am looking to see if a app or cloud based system exsits that can show this data in a form style page, also one of my …
by Jamie-Rhys in Cloud-based Applications ()
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Hi, I am very new here, so I am not sure if it is the right place for my problem, but I will risk. I've already asked for help in a different section, but no one was able to answer my questions. I am trying to connect to Internet using …
by Magda 13 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I've been wanting to build a backup server for my Mint desktop as well as for my Debian media server for a while now. To save money I purchased a Raspberry Pi 2 and I'm going to store it at a friends house who owns an ISP and thus has …
by lewashby 14 in Hardware ()
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How network is used in linux
by DANIELJB in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello Anyone knows the URL or IP of the server from which the Media Creation Tool connects to download the ISO of Windows 10? I need this to add it to the exception list of my proxy as currently the latter is denying access to download the ISO file.
by lordrt 20 in Microsoft Windows ()
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will really love to know more about hosting a network and creating a security to it.
by wilkis123 in Networking ()
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hi, yesterday the modem on my other computer could not be detected and I can't get on the inernet using it. I have a dial up modem 56k and I could get on the net fine for a long time, but something happened to my network connection and it isn't …
by the b in Microsoft Windows ()
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My website ... was on 7th page before yesterday.. As you can see it's a sub domain of my main website ... . But today when i checked my website on google search i cannot find my sub domain. I can see my main domain on 10th page.. But the …
by Suraj_7 in Cloud-based Applications ()
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I just bought a Samsung Slim External DVD Writer SE-S084F. The computer recognizes the drive, but when I put in a cd the drive constantly connects and disconnects while trying to read it. I have went on the website and I followed the installation instructions, but still nothing. Thanks for …
by sirlink99 44 in Hardware ()
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Hello friends, I am a new user for a mac and it seems to be slow as its opening time and also browsing a page. At that time what should I do for this? I am wondering for some wisefull tips that I recover this problem as soon as possible.
by roycpo in Mac OS X ()
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My outlook isn´t reading one folder. Maybe email size a large 1.5 GB or maybe files are corrupted I don't know. How to recover it?
by BlakeHeath in Microsoft Windows ()
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My desktop computer CPU button just blink and turn off and it never turn on unless I remove the CPU main cord from back side and it always repeated
by Rounaksuthar in Hardware ()
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Can any one Suggest me best live Chat Software For Website.
by Robin_7 in Cloud-based Applications ()
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My brothers laptop recently died, I believe due to a failed hard drive because when you turned it on you couldn't get out of the BIOS. I unscrewed the laptop's bottom from it's keyboard and replaced the hard drive but now it won't even turn on at all, I can't …
by lewashby 14 in Hardware ()
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... By most accounts, the transition to Material Design has been a successful one for Android. It’s more responsive, it’s easier on the eyes and it’s even made its way over to iOS to some degree. So it only makes sense that Google would take what it’s learned from Android …
by jamesbradley in Cloud-based Applications ()
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Hello, all. I'm presenting you with an issue that's persisted for about a month now (started December 10 2015). I have an Pavilion 15 Notebook PC that I purchased on April 1 2015 with Windows 8.1 installed (warranty is good until March 31 2016), and up until the mentioned December …
by Ben_15 in Hardware ()
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is it possible to happen that i made a shorcut on my desktop linking to google.com for example then i click that same shortcut again, i want that it will not open a new browser or tab instead it will only direct to the one who is already open?
by Enri_1 in Hardware and Software ()
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Please, help! I should restore very important file! My work depends on it. I use CorelDraw X3. Through it I can't correctly open the file, I see the unknown image instead my chart.
by DavidSpencer in Microsoft Windows ()
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In order to further (artificially) inflate the number of Windows 10 installations, Microsoft is now showing the following pop-up on some users' computers: ... And even more heavy-handed, some users are getting the following: ... Smart users will realize that they can always click X and just close the window. …
by Reverend Jim 1,080 in Microsoft Windows ()
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