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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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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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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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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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If I try listening to music on Linux Mint, it just never sounds as good as it did on Windows 10. I had a lot of enhancements enabled in WMP so I tried downloading the PulseAudio Equaliser. It helped, but it sounds crackly at times, especially when listening to metal, …
by Yatin_2 in Linux and Unix ()
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I will soon start my project, but before that I need to set up my server my project is shopping website so I will need web server and database server for the custoerms information. I have couple of question: 1- Can I setup my server in the same computer that …
by luckyme_ in Networking ()
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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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Hey guys, so I saw a post where someone asked, "Why Linux?". To answer that, I wrote an article in my blog. Here's the ... . I thought that it would be nice to share the article in this subtopic so I created this post. Hope you enjoy the article.
by Sean Francis 7 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi,Happy new Year to all. I have USB Flash disk which stoped working recently I hope the problem is due to the fact that I was doing Disc Fragmentation and Cleanup while it was plugged in,after wards it started to ask Me to format it and here is an interesting …
by Bile 10 in Hardware ()
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Hey everyone. Ok, I just noticed that in my Add or Remove Programs window, theres a program called My Way Search Assistant........ obviously spyware or adware of some kind. I need to uninstall it but......... there is no button in the add or remove programs menu that allows me to …
by cargenius42 in Information Security ()
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