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How to use an USB digitizer?

i am in China now, and when i saw an USB digitizer (resistive), i bought it, thinking that i could be used as a mouse. When i connect it to my windows 7 rc1 laptop, the system properties says "pen ...
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How to delete “..”-folder under Windows?

I have a folder on my desktop which is named ".." (which itself contains subfolders with an empty name). The folder can't be deleted the usual ways, even not when using the CLI. Does anyone know how I ...
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Looking for a Linux stream ripper that can be scheduled

I have an MP3 stream I want to schedule a recording of. I can do it using wget to a file, its just a straight mp3 stream. However I'd like to use a command line stream ripper that will do a better job....
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Safe to delete “C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download”

One of our Windows 2003 servers has a fairly small C-partition, which is approaching full. I've had a quick look round using Disktective as to where the space has gone, and a fair bit of it seems to ...
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Any ideas on which is better? MS One Care or Spyware Doctor? [closed]

Does anyone know if the new Microsoft Malware solution is better or worse than Spyware Doctor? My gut tells me that Spyware Doctor would be better just because they aren't a jack-of-all-trades like ...
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filezilla open with a certain local directory in linux

Helo, i am building a bash script that will open filezilla. I managed to make it to open a certain FTP, but cant figure out how to make it to open a certain local directory.
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HardDisk is recognized but dd copies nothing

I've got an old harddrive (Seagate, 200MB) here which just failed, and I wanted to get an image from it with dd. The hd is recognized as device (f.e. /dev/sdb) but dd does not copy anything from it. ...
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Turn off Windows 7 Fingerprint logon

Annoyingly, I can't seem to train Windows 7 with my fingerprints. (Can do one or two fingers, but mostly I find it useless) I'd like to make the login screen go straight to letting me type in my ...
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Task and Time management (tracking) software for Windows

I have seen a few discussions about the subject here, but it is still not clear for me which program I should use for task management. My requirements are following: It MUST... be Windows software (...
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Are there any Windows operations that require a triple-click?

I've always used a triple-click on the ruler area in Word to access the page setup dialog and was wondering, are there any other bits of Windows or Windows applications that make use of this tricky ...
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Thunderbird confused about EPS attachments

Sometimes, when I receive (Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 on OS X 10.5) emails with an EPS attachement sent from Mail OS X 10.4, I cannot open the EPS file. Thunderbird shows me 1 file, that can't be opened ...
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How can I organize my video collection and update meta data?

I have a large collection of downloaded video files containing different movies, tv shows and music videos. I have a FreeNAS box set up that uses Fuppes as a UPnP media server. My media player on ...
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TrueCrypt usage: is it possible to have 1 password unlock 2 volumes?

I have been asked by a relative to encrypt both a USB pen & a Hard-disk folder. My immediate thaught was to use Truecrypt being that its free and relativly decent! My question is this: is there a ...
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Customising Microsoft Word punctuation checks

I need to spell check documents about SQL Server applications. These will often mention "database..table". How do I get Word to ignore the double full stops?
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Windows and Mac OS X processes

Do Windows and Mac OS X have processes? If so, are they different from each other?

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