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I suddenly have no video display, monitor is fine, changed video card didn't work, new motherboard( bought same board) didn't work and different hard drive and Ram and still no display. When I turn computer on no beeps and all fans work, power supply lignt is on (grn) but no …
by scmgolf in Hardware and Software ()
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When I used my PC suddenly I got the blue screen of death. After the reboot I can’t open my Adobe Illustrator file. I got notification: “The file is damaged and could not be repaired.” Is it so severe? Any ways to work it out?
by anthonybanks in Hardware and Software ()
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When I want to use Firefox with the KeePass Password Manager you have the KeeFox add-on. But it there anything similar to use if you want to integrate your KeePass password database with the new Microsoft Edge browser, or is it another way to do it ?
by it@61@sec 14 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Guys who knows about custom rom ?
by pauline marie in Hardware and Software ()
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I find the inability to make multiple playlists too limiting in this otherwise wonderful program. What is the next best program just for viewing movies in many formats that supports multiple playlists? I am willing to pay a reasonable amount. Thanks.
by JacobBrown -4 in Mac OS X ()
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I am experiencing a weird problem with my computer. When I turn on my computer, it interferes with my TV downstairs and it won't receive any signal on a handful of channels (ITV, ITV2 and a couple other channels)dunwe. This issue has only happened when I moved my computer into …
by spammyyammy in Hardware ()
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How to check for Windows Installer 1603 errors, how to check for the causes and solution for these errors. Can we check for these kind of errors in Microsoft.Net programming.
by jhamb.manish in Microsoft Windows ()
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my mac(2011) 13 inch running windows 10 has a weird fan. it turns on when in regular use like browsing online or word processing, having multiple windows kicks the fan on in a long but almost silent hum. at random times it is high pitched and very loud. is there …
by fallout4player in Hardware ()
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Hi all, I was recently reading an interesting article about setting up an SSH honeypot to track malicious activity (article avaliable here ... ) The article mentions that after an attacker gained SSH access to a server, they installed an IRC bot. Now, my knowledge of IRC is very limited, …
by James_43 15 in Linux and Unix ()
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Last night I tried hooking my tv up to my computer to use as a second monitor I googled how to do it, Google told me to turn off the computer connect the hdmi cord and turn the computer back on so I did. But when I turned computer back …
by Michael_50 in Hardware ()
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I have bought 2 different types of HDD and still I am unable to format using Disk Utilities it always gets stuck halfway. Will buying an installation disk fix this problem? or is there somethan out there besides disk utility to format the HDD Regards -Steve
by Steven1142 in Mac OS X ()
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the window have a icon, on caption\title bar. that icon show us the System Menu(mouse right button). my objective is add to it the Allways on Top option. using a program, on background, i can do it. but i will have another program on process's. so is there another way …
by cambalinho 14 in Microsoft Windows ()
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This happens every so often. The update gets processed, and my audio is deactivated for about 24 hours. Then it comes back with no indication as to why. It's got nothing to do with my audio driver.....it happens because of the windows update. Anybody seeing this happen?
by dkary555 in Microsoft Windows ()
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My laptop comes on and gives me a "black" sceen with a pointer. Mouse moves pionter ,but only ctl alt dele will bring up a menu. Everything is normal in SAFE mode
by rlauckhardt in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello. I have an issue, where I want to prevent domain users with administrative rights from modifying the password of the local administrator account on their respective computers. Any way of implementing this?
by lordrt 34 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi, 1. I downloaded a free trial version 3.7 of WinRAR. 2. When i tried to open the compressed files, i could not open it, and got the message" WinRAR: Diagnostic messages" window open, and there are 3 options: Close, Break Operation and Copy to Clipboard. 3. Is it a …
by MarkOrban in Microsoft Windows ()
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I was asked to come by a friends house to fix a monitor problem she had, but now I have one. She came to pick me up, and I put my monitor in her trunk for the ride, which was about 10 minutes. I forgot that she had a small …
by Mislam in Hardware ()
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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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Hi, I am trying to set up a 2012 Server for VPN access, this is not a domain, just a plain 2012 to store files for local access but now I would like to install VPN so we could access the files from remote sites. I have read and followed …
by hemstal 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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What are the requirements to take the CCNA test? I've purchased the book and I'll be spending a large majority of my time studying independently. I'm wondering though, is taking a CCNA course a prerequisite to taking the test or is it just recommended? Thanks!
by ibthevivin in Networking ()
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After reading all the hype about the random ware virus I installed BufferZone Pro 64 bit. Worked o.K the first day but after booting today all my visual styles in windows 7 home premium disappeared ( aero glass etc) to make the opened windows really look poor. After uninstalling, everything …
by Minimalist 54 in Information Security ()
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I want to map a FTP account as a drive in Windows10. I tried the program FTPUse unfortunately it doesn't work, and the author is at a loss why it is not working, even though there is nothing I'm doing wrong ? Any other suggestions ?
by Siberian 1 in Networking ()
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Up until recently whenever someone on the network went to a site that required an SSL certificate it would say that there is a securuty risk confirm exception blah blah blah, I managed to fix that but only after confirming the first time. Lets use gmail.com as an example, every …
by commando1200 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Does anyone know if there is an internal PCI-express card on the market with SATA-connections where you could put your old 3.5'' HDDs ? There are a lot of SSDs on the market for this purpose, but I have some special needs.. :-)
by it@61@sec 14 in Hardware and Software ()
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When im logged in an adminstrator account some folders say that you dont currently have permission to access this folder.How can i get to delete it?
by Brook_AD in Hardware and Software ()
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Repairing the particular hardware is not seen much I expect inspite of repacing so ,I had came up with a simple idea of assuming with the damaged motherboard caused by electric circuit ... Hope every deal with it ?
by kapeolie in Hardware ()
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Hello everybody i would like some worked on the field of SQL test cases generation based mutation. In fact i almost wrote the test cases mutation code and i generated mutated test cases. but now i want to validate thus inputs or test the mutation by verifiying the killed and …
by ilyes222 in Information Security ()
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It's hard for me to admit it but there are things, ten things to be exact, that I really hate about Linux. Sometimes I think it's just me but I do see other people stating a few of these in the forums so I'm at least not alone with some …
by khess 81 in Linux and Unix ()
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I am facing an abnormal issue with my PC, when i start my computer it gets to Windows 10 Login screen. Now the wired issue is the Num Lock light dont turn on Automatically it has to be manually Turned On.....I tried to look for solutioin online but unable to …
by charles.klein in Microsoft Windows ()
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