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I've only been hovering at a distance since 2010 - am low tech, but must improve. What is the best website enquiry form builder available, particularly stand alone (offline use), which I can use to create an enquiry form which will email me the info entered on a form, and …
by Nick777 in Hardware and Software ()
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This may not be the proper forum but I trust that someone here will guide me to the proper one if it is not. I bought a Blue Icicle xlr to usb adapter. I am working on the audio version of some books that i have written and wanted better …
by oldhokie in Hardware ()
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Hi everyone, I'm curious, and I would like to know how much may it cost to build a software more or less similar to the one used for Badoo or Person.com social networks? How much approximate time may it take to build?
by eliy 3 in Cloud-based Applications ()
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Is there a way to prepare 80GB HDD (SATA) in such way, that it boots from ISO on itself? I'm delivering this to an old grandpa who doesn't know a lot about software (he's electrical genius though). I will create steps on how to get through installation. But I need …
by Aeonix 39 in Hardware and Software ()
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Good morning, I just want to get an advice from you guys regarding with permission problem. Recently when doing some cut, copy and paste action in my windows 7 pc, I encounter a problem which I cannot open a file. For some instance I cut a file from a folder …
by Emmanuel_6 in Microsoft Windows ()
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So i have a usb that has 58.5 gb free from 58.5 gb and if i put like 10 files into it i will still have 58.5 gb free from 58.5 gb maybe there is a way to fix it?
by Ilja.vas in Hardware and Software ()
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Hello guys, good morning. Please help me in resolving this issue.. I am encountering one pc which the user of it having problem in terms of speed in her applications. What should I do? I have already check its start up applications and doing some maintenance some time.
by Emmanuel_6 in Networking ()
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Want to buy a Dell machine loaded with Linux? Shame, as it appears that Dell Europe would really rather you bought a Windows-powered one, despite having a website devoted entirely to selling Dell Ubuntu laptops. And, oh boy, does it use some strange arguments to dissuade you from becoming a …
by happygeek 1,631 in Linux and Unix ()
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What is the meaning of the "con","prn" and "nul" folders and what are they used for.. Pls I need a clear explanation.
by rahimrazak in Microsoft Windows ()
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I have Windows 7, 64bit with 8 gigs of RAM. Illustrator worked perfectly for weeks than just today it decides to quit. As soon as I open it, the splash screen shows and the interface opens and a couple seconds later it shuts down. No error message. If I'm fast …
by guyinpv 28 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I've recently switched my domain host servers and I get diverted to the page with '/cgi-sys/suspendedpage.cgi' tacked onto the end. I've contacted both the old and new hosting companies' support and both say it's fine on their end. It doesn't work on any of my devices (my and my wife's …
by cab_driver in Networking ()
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Hello, I'm trying to get this piece of script working, but I'm having an issue on my script. The if [ $DEV_ORA -eq 0 ] is not get run when I run my script. I do not know what I'm doing wrong here. Basically I trying to run the second …
by pirulo64 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello, On my workplace in last 5 days there is some block when I open youtube.com or facebook.com. It looks like this: http://postimage.org/image/w01p35hif/ on **every** video I open. I don't use facebook so that is not big loss for me;) but I would like to know how can I "skip" …
by adi2012 in Networking ()
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Hello Daniweb, I'm going to moving houses soon, a house we might be moving into has a bungalow and I was wondering how I'd go about running ethernet from the house to the bungalow? My idea was to some how run the ether from the house to outside then dig …
by joshl_1995 22 in Networking ()
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I connected lap and desktop via crossover and assign ipv4 address . after that I **ping** and got reply success after I open mysql connection and type, host-ip of pc,username,password and access to specified ip address's pc DB success. Like wise I follow those steps for lan network which centralised …
by sashiksu in Networking ()
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So I was watchin some videos on my laptop and t suddenly just shuts down. without warning like it ran out of power. This laptop is four yrs old and i use it every single day. It is an hp630 and it has windows 10. this happened once i checked …
by Ketaki_1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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There's a lot of chatter about W10 but just tripped over this due a complaint about network speed fluctuations. Here's a google about what I turned off. https://www.google.com/#q=disable+windows+10+sharing+updates
by rproffitt 286 in Microsoft Windows ()
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My computer currently fits a NVIDIA Geforce GT 720 1GB... but I want to upgrade it... here's the exact one I have(other than the fact that I have 16GB of RAM in it)...[Click Here](http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883230030&cm_re=NVIDIA_Geforce_GT_720_1GB-_-83-230-030-_-Product) What would be some of the best options that would fit in my computer for a …
by B0716L in Hardware ()
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I know there are a lot of people who are highly experienced in every discipline of IT industry in this forum. I want to buy a laptop, which will mostly be used for programming and computing. So, I would need one with speed, enough memory and high quality graphic specs …
by eliy 3 in Hardware and Software ()
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Is there some way to get more that two (2) search folders into the Favorites part of the navigation pane in Outlook 2010? I really need more than two and have been unable to find a solution to this problem. Thanks in advance...
by wyeknott 8 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I have a Toshiba Satellite P55W-C running 64-bit Windows 10 Home. I bought it new less than a year ago. I am the only user. It has an Intel Core i7 CPU, 8 Gigs of RAM, 2.4 GHz. I'm generally surfing the web and streaming audio/video. I'm not a gamer …
by AssertNull 194 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello to all! I had a folder named "Myprogs" in partition E, which contained more than 300 C++ programs. I don't know when, but I have permanently deleted my folder by mistake. Please tell me if there is any method by which I can recover my folder. I will be …
by Saboor Siddique -3 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello, a few days ago my computer was being really slow so I decided to restart it, after doing so I could no longer open internet explorer. When I tried to open 'my computer' all the shortcuts on my desktop disappeared for a second and I could only see my …
by anty in Microsoft Windows ()
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A quick recap on a Dell Inspiron I bought in December 2014. So far I have had a video problem that was caused by the Dell Tech installing a bad driver while trying to fix a bad USB 3 port problem. I had to send the unit back to Dell …
by Reverend Jim 1,183 in Hardware and Software ()
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HI, We used to have a Win 7 Pro pc running as a file server in our small office - 4 or 5 client PC's attached, all running Windows variants. This was fine, but after 5 years I decided to replace the file server before problems started developing. This is …
by toomutch 8 in Networking ()
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Hi Friends, automated script for ssh trust setup?
by Prithiviraj_1 in Linux and Unix ()
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I am going to sell my old Mac Mini and i need to erase all the data stored on the drive. I heard that a factory reset is not secure enough. The data recovery software can still access the data on the drive. Is worth to a buy third-party app …
by holye459 in Mac OS X ()
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Here's a question for you: I often use remote desktop to connect to my office pc. Often times, I'm writing a document on the office pc and I need to include a screenshot of an application etc. Over RDP, how do I make the office pc take a screen shot …
by winbatch 7 in Microsoft Windows ()
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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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