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How to create a zip file compatible with Windows under Linux

I need to make a zip file available to all my Windows users visitors, so I naively produced a zip file with the Unix zip command (let's call it madeinlinux.zip). It opens successfully with WinRar or ...
5
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1answer
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Windows --> Assembly folder typical size: aka GAC

I am a .net developer on a Win 7 RC1 (x64) machine and I happened to notice that my GAC(Global Assembly Cache) folder is 1.2 GBs in size(1700 files). This got me wondering what the "normal" size is ...
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3answers
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What is crcdisk.sys and what it means when it freezes to load?

I have just discovered my laptop in the morning completely hang up. I tried to restart it, it froze somewhere in the process. Then I tried safe mode, it also froze but now showed me where - the last ...
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6answers
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How can I switch the Mac Version MonoDevelop from German to English?

I just installed MonoDevelop on my mac, and I like it. But I don't like the German translation and I can't find any place in the menus where I could change the interface language. Any ideas?
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6answers
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How can I remove noise from an audio recording?

I used to record important technical meetings and demos using Camtasia Studio, using a Mic to capture the speaker voice. Sometimes we invite attendees by asking them to call us in the meeting, and ...
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1answer
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Deleted emails (that became corrupt and were repaired/deleted by scan.pst)

Can anyone help me... My outlook.pst file became corrupt and i had to use scan.pst to fix it, in the process some emails were lost, im not owrried about them, however some of them were flagged and now ...
3
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4answers
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Strange netstat behavior on Windows XP regarding www.partypoker.com

When I do a netstat (on Windows XP) I seem to always get a huge amount of www.partypoker.com connections and I can't figure out where they are coming from. A netstat -o shows me that some are coming ...
2
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1answer
976 views

How do I configure a USB modem to connect to the internet like you can do in linux?

How can I configure windows to use a USB modem like I can do it on linux (http://forumz.in/1799-how-use-reliance-broadband-netconnect-ubuntu-linux/) I need to bypass the std dialer software provided ...
2
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4answers
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Vista monitor power save mode also turns off network

On a Dell E6500 set to the "Balanced" power scheme, when Vista puts the monitor to sleep the internal network card also goes to sleep. Setting Vista to not turn off the monitor also keeps the network ...
8
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1answer
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Using IPv6 with Virtualbox

I would like to test PNRP in an IPv6 environment under virtualbox. I have 2 XP VMs under virtualbox, and they only have IPv6 enabled. Firstly can I enable DHCP for IPv6 under virtualbox. If not then ...
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2answers
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How to share ethernet connection on Ubuntu (Jaunty)?

I've googled it and I've found mostly tutorials on sharing when having 2 ethernet ports. I am in a hotel with only wired connection (eth0). I would like to use my wifi card to share my connection with ...
3
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3answers
821 views

OS X: adding a “force quit” to a dock menu item

I see some apps such as Thunderbird and Firefox add a "force quit" to their dock menus. where is this menu configuration stored? if it's not a simple text file change, how can I add this to other ...
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6answers
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Windows 7 default programs won't let me choose Firefox as my default browser

I googled this problem thoroughly before posting here. I did everything in the books to set Firefox as my default. I went to default programs, and looked for it there -- it's not there. I went to the ...
4
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6answers
705 views

Increase Firefox Speed?

Found a way to really speed up Firefox - I've implemented it and noticed serious speed improvements. Can anyone comment ? Type in the Firefox address about:config Accept the Warning notification and ...
1
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2answers
472 views

How do I bypass fan on my Inspiron 1501 mobo

My Laptop is always running on the lowest fan speed for some obscure reason, I've download speedfan but i't can't control fan speed for unknown reason. I know that it can go into high speed because it ...

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