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Is there any free PDF editor for Mac, but not Preview to edit PDF files on Mac? Need to edited file the same as the original one.
by Amanda_5 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi everyone, I really hope that you can help me diagnose an issue with my new API. I'm having the following issue: I'm not happy with the performance of the app client at http://app.dazah.com that connects to it ... It uses cURL to issue about 3-4 API requests per page …
by Dani 1,442 in Networking ()
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Six months ago I bought TP-Link router and when I connected it to my PC I was getting I-Ball interface. So I had to change router ip address and was able to use TP-Link normally. My friend told me that it happens if you used other router in past. After …
by Zorrro in Networking ()
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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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which is not possible. I have a dell e1505 running xp So I bought this [URL]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16822145113[/URL] and this [URL]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817392009[/URL] Perhaps of note is that the HDD is OEM. I'm not really sure if that plays into any of the following. Installed HDD into enclosure per instructions and connected it to …
by jamst149 in Microsoft Windows ()
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When i turn my computer on it starts to load but then stops an goes to a black screen that says type system password then press enter but it will not let me type anything an wont even let me go into safe mode by pressing f8 and it wont …
by Brigette_1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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While I'm trying to instal windows 7 on my computer it restarts automatically with an error code. And even sometimes it happens while using win xp also. The error code is 0xC00000e9
by gurupts in Hardware and Software ()
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This question is not pertaining to the development. It is rather deployment question. My client has bought another domain name and his provider is not sharing its user id and password. they asked me to share my name server. Is it safe to share my hosting account name server so …
by S Rehman in Cloud-based Applications ()
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Installing Debian 8 in an SSD RAID1 envorionment fails at grub install, yet the same environment, same hardware using HDD's completes successfully. How can this be? ECS H110-C3D MB Startech Marvell 88SE92XX PCIe controller Have tried both Sandisk and ADATA SSD's, both fail at GRUB install. Using WD traditional (spindal) …
by sabyre in Hardware and Software ()
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have been looking at MSDN for onenote, but most of it , is over my head :-( i did find this https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/hh377180(v=office.14).aspx have been trying to get it to work, but on luck so far.... do not have MS Office installed. the idea is to get the data(mostly text) from …
by westsiderailway in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello, a few days ago at my business I everyone lost the ability to drop/copy and paste files to the server's Desktop folder from the other computers in the network. They can do so to each other, except for the server. In that case, we need to drop the files …
by Cristofer_2 in Networking ()
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Is it possible to create our own hosting using a server computer with good hardware configuration. If we install Linux server or Microsoft server edition like OS inside a computer, will it turn into hosting Server like Hostgator, godaddy etc. For example, If we create a website inside a localhost, …
by panduranga_1 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello everyone. I realize that this may be an elementary question, but all of my searches for answers have not given me a satisfactory result. In my ubuntu server machine, I typed in [after examining my stty settings] `werase='^I'` as I was configuring the terminal to my likings. All was …
by Nathan_6 in Linux and Unix ()
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Be careful gamers http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/07/fake-pokemon-go-app-on-google-play-infects-phones-with-screenlocker/
by Itsdigger 18 in Information Security ()
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1.Does a Router also have a MAC address or just IP? 2.how does a router recognize a Switch because switches don't have IP address? 3.is it using the MAC? if so do routers deal with both network and data link layers? thanks
by silvercats 10 in Networking ()
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <configuration> <system.webServer> <rewrite> <rules> <rule name="Redirection Https" stopProcessing="true"> <match url="(.*)" /> <conditions> <add input="{HTTPS}" pattern="^OFF$" /> </conditions> <action type="Redirect" url="https://{HTTP_HOST}/{R:1}" /> </rule> <rule name="REWRITE_TO_HTML" stopProcessing="true"> <match url="^(.+).html$" /> <conditions logicalGrouping="MatchAll" /> <action type="Redirect" url="{R:1}.sn" /> </rule> <rule name="REWRITE_TO_PHP" stopProcessing="true"> <match url="^(.+).php$" /> <conditions logicalGrouping="MatchAll" /> <action type="Redirect" …
by OxyDrim in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi everyone. I downloaded ubuntu server into a virtual machine on my mac so I can learn unix/linux. When I type commands it sometimes prints many pages worth of information, but the virtual machine does not allow me to scroll upwards (either with my mouse or with my arrow keys) …
by Nathan_6 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi! There once again everyone, and thanks in advance. I had a customer with a raid-0 array on a Win7 Ultimate box. He had roughly 30 gigs of Extremely important pictures on the drive, Unfortunately he didn't recall them being there until a new OS was re-installed. That's when we …
by Miklos_1 in Hardware and Software ()
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Using Window 8.1, today I get updates and than it say update not complete undoing changes....... but it stuck here. I does system restore but I get error on this Which is unspecified error accured during system restore (0*80070017). And I don`t have sysm image to do system image recovery.. …
by M_6 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I'm volunteering for a non-profit organization based in Chicago that collects community support for global initiatives through the collection of digital signatures and related supporter created profiles & data. We often have to transfer large files, more than several gigabytes, to organizations located throughout the world. The problem is some …
by Will_8 in Hardware and Software ()
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Hi! I have a problem with Reimage Virus being very active on Google Chrome. I have tried to find it to get rid of it, but do not know enough to be able to locate it. I even did a restore point to try to see if that would fix …
by Clotilde in Microsoft Windows ()
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I've tried disc management, manager but still not working.. What should I do????
by Ajsel in Microsoft Windows ()
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I have a strange problem where my computer seems to randomly shuts down. It only happens when i am streaming videos. The screen shuts down like the computer is going to sleep but the only way to get it to turn back on is by holding the power button til …
by slash49er in Hardware ()
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I have Kali live with persistence and quite a few hours worth of tweaks in a bulky 15Gb USB although I'm using less than 5Gb overall. I just got a tiny, 8Gb USB memory, is there a way to migrate it all to the 8Gb one? By that I mean …
by Cristofer_2 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi, The system came with 2x 512MB RAM - total of 1GB. I was sent a 2GB memory upgrade, so I had to remove one of the modules, and was supposed to get 2.5 GB in total. But it seems like the machine will only take max 1GB per slot, …
by kavakava in Hardware ()
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Hi, I am wondering if anybody can enlighten me and apologies if this is in the wrong section, I currently am trying to implement a template that has an automatic date that is in the format of the 8th July 2016 (preferably with the small th/rd) , the nearest I …
by _1_31 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hey guys.... M new to this forum... I have a compaq presario c700 notebook which is quite old..... when i press the power button the led lights turns on..i can here the fans spinning sometimes after 4-5 seconds the system turns off....and i switch it on again...the display remains black …
by Prabhanjan95 in Hardware ()
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Hi there, I am having trouble with hp deskjet 3550 printer..the ink is full..but the problem when i print something it starts printing but when it's finish print an empty paper comes out...nothing on the paper...i tried several times but no success yet...so whats the best method to solve this …
by soton1986 in Hardware ()
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Hello I've deployed a 32-bit Windows 8.1 on VirtualBox on Windows 10, yet when I am logging in on the VM, a few seconds after the desktop appears, it starts flickering like a looping refresh, and I am unable to see any icons. Any fix for this, without having to …
by Ritesh_4 44 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Online file hosting. I click "Upload File". I select correct file. I click "Open". File gets uploaded. I log out. What else does hosting get to know? (besides name, modification timestamp, creation timestamp, content, extension and length of upload file etc.) Assuming running Linux Ubuntu/Arch/Whatever, on Mozilla Firefox or any …
by A_6 in Linux and Unix ()
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