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Gratis volume booster for Windows

1. Problem I watch any film from Internet in any browser. Sometimes, sounds in my browser all the same silent, that I can't listen to sounds from movies, without straining. It would be nice, if would ...
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different desktop on different monitors (win10)

my ideal scenario would be that I can set up virtual desktops on my two monitors in windows 10. One will have whatever I'm working on, say Word and Excel and the other will have communications, say ...
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Which shell do u recommend for web development on Windows 10, as of June 2017?

Each solution has it’s pros and cons, and available tools seems to be evolving. I had some issues with various solutions I tried, and could use some advice. Here are the tools I tried: Bash on CMDER -...
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Automatic expiration of user-created temp directories

Is there software where I can set specific directories as "temporary" and automatically delete files in there as the size of that folder grows or the time passes. Kind of like clipboard for files.
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Windows 10 backup software which simply mirror my data onto the backup disk

I'd like to run backup to an external disk, and have the backed up files available for use without using the backup software. In other words, I'd like my backed up files not to be stored in a closed ...
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Clipboard Buffer like in IntelliJ IDEa

IntelliJ IDEa, which is a development tool has this amazing feature, where it remembers what you copied and it allows you to paste different things you copied. You can - filter in your buffer by just ...
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Notes app that syncs between Android and Windows

I am seeking a simple application, or two apps in combination with a way to synchronize them (e.g. via an account, Google Drive, Dropbox or OneDrive, doesn't matter if set-up is complicated as long as ...
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Software to handle another program's window like an auto-hide taskbar

I would like to take a program I use in Windows 10 (Q-Dir, not that it should matter) and dock it to a screen edge or corner, so that it is normally hidden and only pops into view when the cursor hits ...
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Software Copy Protection & Licensing

I am looking for a product that will allow us to properly license our .NET applications. We have mostly WPF apps, but we also have a few ASP.NET Web Forms Applications that are deployed to servers and ...
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How can I control the apps on my Android phone from a Win 10 laptop?

I use Chrome Remote Desktop to control my laptop in every way from my phone. Now, I'm looking for an app that t I can control my S6 phone from my laptop? I want to be able to view my phone screen on ...
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Personal backup solution that can handle a large number of files with a history view

Does a Windows-based backup solution exist that maintains file history to a NAS and/or cloud-based storage (OneDrive, GDrive, etc)? Bonus if it also supports Linux. I've been a user of Windows 8.1 / ...
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User-Friendly and Fast Alternative to Avast! Antivirus

Note: I am aware this may seem similar to "Antivirus for Windows (to replace Avast Antivirus) meeting specific requirements" I have been using Avast! Free Antivirus for quite some time on Windows 10, ...
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Is there a program that can compare binary files and merge individual blocks of non-identical data into a file?

I want to compare two binary files (around 500 KB) and have the code broken into blocks of data that are identical and not-identical. FlexHEX can do this but there is no way to merge a non-identical ...
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Windows command line software to produce pieces of videos between start/end time

I'm looking for software that would: Run on Windows command line As input, accepts a video file name, start time and end time and a new file name. Produces a new file which is a chunk of video ...
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Bandwidth monitoring with daily quota, user notification

I'm looking for an open source or freeware application that enables bandwidth monitoring, giving notifications, setting daily quota such that when 85% of daily quota is used it notifies the user, and ...
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Output characters from the clipboard one-by-one, as if typing

I can not find a program for Windows 10. I would like to dump the entire contents of the clipboard (Ctrl + V). character - delay - character - delay - character - etc.. Something like a typewriter. ...
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What software exists to manage my Windows 10 file associations, aka default apps, aka default programs?

There is no shortage of people complaining about how a new feature in Windows 10 is causing them trouble. The particular feature I am referring to is the new way that file associations are managed (...
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Text-to-speech for Windows 10 PC name

I'm looking for a software recommendation for a bash script or similar and perhaps an accompanying text-to-speech program to make a PC name 'readable' by devices. I have a bluetooth speaker that has ...
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Backup and sync few important files to cloud

I have some important files that I would like to backup to the cloud. These files include work related things (such as resume and job contracts) and the password safe for Keepass. Sometimes I need ...
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Filesharing between two Windows 10 devices in different networks

I am trying to find a good way to share or move files and folders between two Windows 10 Pro devices. My setup looks like this: My Laptop is connected through WiFi to the company network. My Desktop ...
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Windows 10 desktop program that allows for fine-grained calendar planning

I want to do fine-grained daily planning. The first half an hour of the day might be: 7:00-7:15 Showering 7:15-7:17 Brushing Teeth 7:17:7:20 Getting dressed 7:20-7:30 Breakfast Unfortunately, the ...
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Software to quickly determine the causes of breaks Internet connection or bad internet connection

1. Summary I often occur breaks Internet connection or bad Internet connection. I don't find program, which would help fast determine the cause of breaks Internet connection. 2. Expected behavior I ...
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Proxy to spoof geo-ip locations

Required: Free Runs on Ubuntu 16.04 or Windows 7 or 10 Choose spoof country Optional (But Nice): Runs on Ubuntu GUI Install through apt-get
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Parental control on Windows 10 for restricting computer usage

I'm looking for a software that will enable me to set restrictions on computer usage. Basically this: "Allow computer usage between 9-10am and 2-3pm. Restrict computer usage otherwise". Using Windows ...
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Windows 10 Snipping Tool replacement for immediate snip?

Finally jumping in to Windows 10, and there are so many quirks I want to turn off or revert, I'm thinking I should use a different OS, lol The Windows 10 Snipping tool changed 1 behavior and I'd like ...
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How to push Windows 10 notifications to an Android phone?

I want to mirror Windows 10 notifications I get on my PC to my Android phone. Is there a software that can do it? (I use IFTTT, Tasker, Pushbullet, Cortana but they can't do what I want) Or some ...
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Recycle Bin manager for Windows 10

1. Summary In old times, when I use Windows XP, I use RecycleBinEx — extends and enhances for Windows Recycle bin. But in Windows 10 this program not worked correctly. For example, I can not saw ...
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Password manager that supports two-page logins and that keeps accounts active (by logging in and out automatically)

I want an affordable password manager to do these things: run on Windows 10 log into websites that receive the password on a second page (after you enter your email address). Yahoo, Hotmail, and ...
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Windows utility to spin-down unused HDDs (alternative to RevoSleep)

I have a decent Core i7 PC, running Windows 10, and due to amounts of raw data I'm working with every other day, I have 5 SATA HDDs installed in addition to the system SSD. I also like to make my PC ...
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Software to change the desktop background to the Windows Spotlight background

The Windows 10 Spotlight Lock Screen backgrounds are quite nice, and I would like to see them on my Desktop background in addition to them being on the Lock Screen. I'm looking for software to change ...
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Windows 10 sandbox process to launch 2 instances

I have an application, which restricts multi-instance launch. I would like to launch it let's say twice at the same time. Is there any software that can sandbox the app process so it has no access to ...
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How to easily change monitor settings?

I am using a Laptop with a resolution of max. 4k. But I often work in environments (clients, presentations etc.) where i can not exploit the max and have to switch to lower display-settings. Sometimes ...
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Software to easily toggle between normal contrast/low contrast

I use a windows 10 tablet and I use a dark theme before bedtime. Inevitably during my browsing, I might want to look at an image that has some bright colors, which will hurt my eyes a bit because my ...
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Nighttime Windows 10 ebook reading

I use a Windows 10 tablet. I purchased an ebook on the Amazon website. The ebook is technically on their Kindle platform (? wrong word) but you can view the ebook on the Windows 10 tablet using Amazon'...
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Move and resize windows while holding keys down

I am aware of all of the window snapping features of Windows 10, which all work very well. However, I am after a simple feature I used to enjoy via a third party on a Mac. While holding down a pre-...
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Automatically toggle the wifi on (or airplane mode off) for certain application status (focus or non focus)

I have to use a laptop and sadly in a location we don't have the luxury to use the power, so we rely on the battery. We all accept that the meeting can either run it's course or until a laptop runs ...
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Measure disk writes

I'm looking for software to monitor/count running apps disk usage, not like Windows TaskManager and ResourcesMonitor do. I need some kind of summary: | app | disk usage (summary from start) | I'm ...
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Windows 10 taskbar tray item slider to change brightness

I want to change brightness from a tray option in the windows 10 taskbar. By tray item, I mean that same area where dropbox, google drive, and those small mini icons are on the taskbar in the bottom ...
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Dropbox-like software that doesn't sync

I'm looking for a software that's similar to Dropbox's client that only syncs with one computer (or just doesn't sync at all). Basically, I can self-host or buy a service such as SFTP, WebDAV, etc and ...
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Tool to extract password-protected .rar without the password

I have a .rar file I don't know the password for. What is the fastest software to get the password?
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I am searching for a software that monitors activity on my computer

I already found this app which is not really doing what I want, because it is for games and I don't want to see my cpu usage. I am specifically searching for this app. I tried to find but I didn't. ...
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Free download manager for Windows 10

I want a free or open source good download manager, no adware, no spyware, no bloatware or malware and a good browser integration. There's only 1 duplicate question, and it's for Windows 8.1, they ...
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Connecting Two Android Mobile And Laptop On Same Wi-Fi Connection

I want my two Android mobile phones to capture images and transfer them to my laptop. For this, I will connect my both phones to the hotspot made by laptop. What software do I need on each end to ...
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Application to scan and recommend Services and Startup apps you can safely disable

I am looking for a windows 10 application that can scan the services and startup apps and then recommend things to disable. I am currently using "msconfig" to do this manually but there are so many ...
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Updated alternative to AntiFreeze

AntiFreeze - version 1.01 released: December 2007 website: http://www.resplendence.com/antifreeze Copyright © 1997-2007 Resplendence Software Projects Sp. AntiFreeze is an emergency task ...
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Search capable task/program switcher for Windows 10

I am looking for a program similar to Switcher 2.0 which can make me more efficient when looking for programs/windows I know I have open. I have tried this app but it seems slow and buggy under ...
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Software to backup/restore these settings in Windows

Freshly reinstalling Windows you lose a lot of settings. Even if you have backup finding out and restoring these settings is tedious. Is there a software that backs up and restores these ...
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Free vpn software for windows 10

I need a free vpn software. In my country, I can’t reach almost all HTTPS website. I try to use opera developer browser the closed site works. Can i find any software do this job to use chrome
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Video editor that can read a movie maker's project file and burn to DVD

On windows prior to 8 we've had an option to burn the project to a DVD within the movie maker but now on win10, the movie maker is no longer avialable. So the movie-maker compatible software I'm ...
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Software to force me to get out of the computer in a predefined time

I am using Ubuntu and Windows 10. I usually spend most of the time sitting in front of my laptop. So it may, and probably has a bad impact on my health. So when I use Ubuntu I use this, and it makes ...
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