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Software to run on the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems.

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Software to turn keyboard into soundboard

I need a software to turn the macro keys on my Corsair K95 (see link for reference) into a soundboard that also people will hear as if they were caught up by the mic. I know that you can do it so that ...
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Time tracking via reminders without automatic logging

I am looking for a simple time tracker that does not have the capability to automatically log my computer activity. (i.e. no option of logging open programs) The ideal tracker would remind me to ...
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How to protact/lock setup files using C# and vs2010 without external tools [on hold]

I am creating a desktop application using C# and vs 2010 ; I want to protract/lock its folders setup in way that makes anyone not able to access the dlls or play/change in them . I found many external ...
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Software to read a file with a .sfds extension?

I have a compressed file of images in a .sfds extension. But I do not know how to open and view the images. I believe sfds stands for single file data storage and the only information I have found is ...
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how good is windows defender?

I have eset nod32 as antivirus on my pc with OS windows 10, but it slows down a lot, instead I tried windows defend and everything goes very well in terms of performance, but I have doubts if it is ...
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Is there a Chrome extension for having&remembering a different locale per tab?

Background I write in both Hebrew and English. I switch between them using the default combination keys of ALT+SHIFT (I know it's different for other users around the world). Windows OS has a ...
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Torrent Client with OpenVPN Connection

I'm looking for a Torrent client that offers the ability to use an OpenVPN connection. Currently, I have to use OpenVPN to reroute my entire computer's traffic along with the Torrent client. I'd like ...
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Looking for an up-to-date GUI/Launcher/Autorun creating software

For the longest time, I've been using Autoplay Media Studio to create simple launchers. However, it hasn't been updated in s long time and the resulted launcher isn't really portable (folder with ...
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computer every night wake up from hibernation every night [on hold]

Help plz, my computer wake up from hibernation by himself every night in 3 am. Error is: Source of output: the Timer Will be executed scheduled task "NT TASK\Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\...
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How to check a program's traffic

I have a program and I want to check what servers it communicate with (Windows) I tried socketsniff but it not worked
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Is there a local server that can be limited to a specific baud rate?

In order to make a local web server simulate a real server's connection with a client, I need to limit its bandwidth to a real-world internet value, instead of having the client loading my web-app ...
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A tool for creating a menu on the Windows desktop [duplicate]

I need a tool that can create a menu on the Windows desktop. A menu like the start menu or like the context menu (right click) It should have an icon or a shortcut key for opening it. Would be very ...
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How does Microsoft handle swapping computers for an application like office? [on hold]

I've been researching licensing and so far the best thing i've come up with is hardware locking the application to a certain computer, which Microsoft has done in the past. The reason why I need it to ...
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How to get all the invoked/touched binaries for specific command execution?

I want to know all the binaries invoked for a particular command or in other way I want to know all the dependencies of current binary file. Is there any existing tool to help me on that?
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GUI Automation for Directx/OpenGL apps/games in Windows 10

Some games have very tedious/clunky menu systems for repetitive ingame tasks (crafting, auction house searches, some types of skill grinding, etc) and I was thinking it might be an interesting project ...
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How to deploy virtual machines to lab computers?

I work for a university and we are exploring options for virtualization for our lab computers. We have virtual machines on our server but we are struggling to find a way to deploy the machines to be ...
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What software should use on Windows for backup?

Earlier i used Cobian Backup, but this software have some problems: long time not supported; not open-source; have functional for remote control another cobian but in fact its not working; not all ...
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How to automatically input text to the window program's text field

I think first i should know the window program's id or somthing . Is it right? Or is there other way? I will input the text file using python or something... Let me know about it Have a nice day ...
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Tool to add items and sub-items to the desktop context menu in Windows

I need a program that can add items to the desktop context menu (Right-Click) in Windows. If possible, I need it to be able to create sub-menus to the context menu, because I want to add many items. I'...
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Utility to search for text in a directory and display the matching lines as well as nearby lines

I currently use Agent Ransack to search for text in files in a directory. It will list all files containing that text in the left pane. If I click on one of those files, it will show all of the ...
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Softwares to run old version of windows application/games on lastest version of windows 10

Is there is any wine like software/emulator for windows to run windows XP or prior version of windows such as windows 95 application on latest version of windows 10?
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What is the best logs forwarding technology under windows?

WEF (Windows Event Forwarding) looks good and integrated to Windows for logs forwarding to feed a SIEM. I have eared also that it is better for consumming the logs as they remain in Windows standards, ...
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Run application on remote system from client system [closed]

I am using "psexec \remoteIP -u adim-p password notepad.exe". i always found "Make sure that the default admin$ share is enabled on remoteIP" and the solution too does not work "https://stackoverflow....
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google2pandas issue about importing the package

I installed into Anaconda google2pandas package, it was successfully but when I am trying to import this package to the jupiter I am getting such an error ImportError ...
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Run or exit according to other program state

I'm looking for a software that makes a program run or exit according to another program's state. For example if I run Steam or FileZilla, I want bittorrent client and download manager to exit. If ...
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I'm looking for a randomized mouse auto clicker

Is there any program with that I can set multiple ranges where it randomly clicks? I want to let it click automaticaly and alternatley in these ranges (see image).
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Gratis Windows spreadsheet which supports 64 bit integer values and has charting

Important: just because it is a 64-bit .EXE does not mean that it supports 64 bit integer values (I'm looking at you, Excel). If you don't understand what 64 bit precision is, please don't just Google ...
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Block windows to one webpage only

We want to use a big interactive display in a event, but nothing can be accessed except an internet browser with our homepage that would be displayed. Looking for software that blocks all access ...
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Chat app on mobile phones were users can be anonymous and any two can chat privately

I am looking for a chat app on Android and iOS where users join a public room anonymously (no phone number or authentication is required) and chat. If two users want to chat privately, they can chat ...
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Gratis Windows app for serial port testing

I am developing some software on Windows which will run on Linux on an embedded ARM processor. It will take a few weeks until the hardware arrives, but I would like to test the software now, in order ...
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Secure delete files

I have a folder which I need to secure delete. I tried File Shredder and BleachBit but I got error because the files were in use or priviledge problems. Is there a program to delete files and restart ...
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Windows Explorer that open popular zip files like normal files and folders

Noted that the Windows Explorer in Windows 8, 8.1, 10 are able to open zip files and treat them like normal files and folders. So, was wondering if there is a better than Windows Explorer that ...
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Windows Alternative to Tofu Text-Reading Program?

Looking for a columnar text reader for Windows like Tofu (http://amarsagoo.info/tofu/). Such a program displays text in a configurable number of columns making for easier reading on landscape computer ...
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Low Sound 'Default Format' in Windows 10

Picture from my laptop sound settings. Only 2 variants... My desktop pc has a lot of variants up to 192000 Hz. Is there any programs that could fix this?
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Third party library for converting from word to gif in ASP.NET Core or through API

I am looking for a third party library that will convert the doc/docx extensions to gif. If it would be easier to convert from doc/docx to pdf then to gif that would be fine as well. I am using ASP....
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C++, Need a Library/API for Image Recognition

I need my software to recognize images and determine at what angle they are. For example I got two images of the same phone, both with different backgrounds, one phone is at 0° the other one at 76° (...
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sync two folders on Windows 10 with real-time monitoring including file deletions

Before anyone says this is a duplicate, I saw the multiple duplicate questions but they are all many years old and I'm hoping there are better solutions out now. I have a Debian server that has my ...
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Software to lock files when open to prevent edit conflicts

I'm looking for a third party Windows tool that can automatically create a lock file when it is opened by someone. I am experimenting with files such as plain text, AutoCAD and Photoshop stored on ...
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Is Windows Really Worse Than Ubuntu-Based Systems For Software Development? [closed]

I am starting coding boot camp next week and have received the following email re: our required coding environment: "Hello Incoming HREXTers (also known as 18 Weekers in the Software Engineering ...
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What .NET frameworks should I use to build a stand-alone program for Windows 7 and later?

More specifically, I want to build a stand-alone C# program that runs on Windows 7 and later, but without having to bother the user with having to find a .NET installer package first. A different way ...
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Need Linux “xrandr -x” command or equivalent in Windows 10

I use the computer monitor in conjunction with a mirror in order to reduce the eye strain associated with staring at a computer monitor. Problem is that I am forced to use Windows 10 to root my phone,...
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Windows font manager that doesn't deactivate fonts by default

I'm looking for a font manager that will let me organise my growing font collection by tags, so I can more easily find and compare fonts of a certain style when I'm undergoing a design project. I do ...
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Touch typing tutor with attention to programming keys

I'm looking for a typing tutor that also gives enough attention to all the keys that a programmer often requires: the function keys, brackets, backslash etc that are all on the 'edges' of the keyboard....
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How to turn off TLS_RSA_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA [migrated]

I would like to find out how to turn off: TLS_RSA_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA in Firefox. https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/viewMyClient.html is ...
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App to lock files from being changed

I have a problem when altering a file for a software it changes it back. When I alter the file and start the software it's a success. But I noticed that when I close the software and next time I start ...
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A file browser for Windows that lets you rate files?

Is there a file browser for Windows that lets you rate files, ideally directly inline, by hovering over the rating?
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Gratis Rust IDE for Windows

I've recently started learning Rust. Rust is a relatively new language, the first stable release having only been out in May 2015. I've looked online and for the most part, the only articles I've ...
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File sync that mirrors network files using symlinks and gradually replaces them with files

In a use case where files are consumed sequentially in a predictable order, for instance watching every episode of a TV show in chronological order, there is not really a need for every file to be ...
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Program to visually organize family trees

I'm a fiction writer, and I love designing my worlds and everything about them. I'm also highly visual, so I need to map/sketch/design things out so I can see how they look and work together. One ...
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Looking for linux distro

I'm looking for linux distro capable of natively running windows apps with .net, DirectX and all other stuff. Does such windows replacement even exist ?