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Alert if a remote computer tries to connect on a given port

I am looking for a Windows 7 program that can give an alert if a remote computer tries to connect on a given port, and gives the option to accept or refuse. I don't want any warning regarding other ...
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Always-on-Internet licence verification library for Windows desktop clients

Diablo 3 requires user to maintain a constant Internet connection, and I really do think that this is an effective way to deter piracy. From what I understand Diablo 3 writes their own software ...
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Which Windows IMAP client should I use for plain-text emailing?

At my job we have switched from Lotus Notes to Office 365, which is an improvement, but being used to Gmail I'm not perfectly happy using Outlook or the Outlook web app. I am looking for a Windows ...
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Audio recorder and translator program?

I am currently looking for a program for Windows 7 that records or listens to audio or human speech in another language, E.g. Japanese and then translates it into English. I need a program that is ...
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Defrag tool for Windows that will move all files to beginning of the partition?

Sometimes Windows partitions wind up with movable files/folders at the end of the partition, even when the partition is mostly empty. This makes it impossible to shrink the partition using Windows' ...
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Equalizer (EQ) for all sound in Windows?

Looking for a Windows (using Windows 7 specifically) equalizer program. Not sure how sound is setup in windows so I don't know if it would be a single EQ or different EQ depending on the source or ...
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Canceling a window resizing operation on Windows 7

I sometimes try to resize a window and am not happy about the results. I am looking for a program that would allow me to cancel the previous window resizing operation on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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Show toll fee for travel itinerary

I am looking for a program or a web service that can take as input 2 locations in the US and return the fastest itinerary by car along with the total toll fee. If possible, free and works with Windows ...
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Stream Windows screen to DLNA TV

I am looking for a program to allow me to stream my entire screen to my internet enabled DLNA TV. I know I can use things like XBMC to stream media, but I want to stream my entire desktop. Basically,...
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Subversion client for Windows (similar to Versions)

I am a big fan of Versions (Subversion client for Mac OS). I'm looking for a Subversion client that can: work on Windows 7 display the number of new commits that I haven't retrieved yet on several ...
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Free lightweight Antivirus for old computers

A friend has a very old Toshiba laptop running windows 7 SP1, 32 bit, 4 GB of ram. He really does not use it so he doesn't need a newer one, and it's surprisingly fast for an old laptop. He brought ...
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open source software to make screencast?

What is a good screencasting open source tool? OBS was a good tool, but it doesn't do much high definition videos. Is there a better alternative? It should… support 25 or 24fps record in at least ...
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Simple interactive windows firewall

I'm surprised I cannot find any windows application fulfilling following requirements: to behave as standard, simple, standalone and interactive windows firewall, nothing more not to be unmanageable ...
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Android app that allows me to use my phone as a USB microphone

Is there a free Android app that lets me use the microphone in my phone as a USB microphone I can connect to my computer. It should: be free only act as a microphone (don't need images or anything ...
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Inline WSDL generator from WSDL with many imports

Background I am a software engineer working with an outside development group. This group enforces SOA at the bank and works on our ESB layer/service provider. We are a Java development team working ...
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Search MKV metadata

For my DVD/BD collection of films and series I used the MP4 file format because it is easy to edit (title, year, actor etc.). Windows itself offers the possibility to edit MP4. It is possible to ...
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MKV Video File Segment Title Renaming Software

I'm currently having to use mvkmerge GUI under the Global options to rename titles of each of my movie clips and it takes a great deal of time to do so since it has to create an entirely different ...
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Invert colours of selection/window on Windows 7

I use Magnifier to invert the entire screen, but I am looking for a solution that does this for only a selection/window. Requirements: free select window / select section of screen portable
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Program to set icon of files according to filename

I'm looking for a program that allows me to set the icon of lots of documents to the initials of their filename. For example, if a .doc file is called Sample Document, then the icon of the file ...
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Miracast from Windows 7

I have a Sony Bravia R48B series TV with built-in WiFi and Miracast. Display mirroring from my Android phone works fine. However, I want to wirelessly mirror my laptop screen (running Windows 7) ...
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GUI tool for Windows computers to administer SAMBA

I have a few SAMBA v3 servers on my network that I constantly need to remote into with SSH to change settings. I know that for SAMBA v4 (which we are not upgrading to for a while), you can use the ...
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Connecting network drives when connected to a particular wired / wifi network

As stated in the title, i'm looking for a piece of software that could automagically connect some network drives when i'm connecting to some particular wifi (or wired) network. Google wasn't of any ...
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Free alternative to Transparent Screen Lock PRO

For the last few years I've been using Transparent Screen Lock Pro to lock my computer while keeping the entirety of the screen visible, allowing me to view any running activity on it at a glance. In ...
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Need an alternative to Comodo Firewall

Please note: This is NOT a duplicate of earlier questions of this sort. As of 2017, market landscape has changed; most solutions historically recommended got discontinued or made paid only. So. After ...
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A GUI program that converts a collection of images to a film

I'm looking for a program that: Has a GUI Is free (= gratis/libre) Works on Windows 7 Can import still frames (i.e. images) and animate them Can add audio to said animation Naturally, I need options ...
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Free software to define mouse hotspots, like "point to upper left -- display off"?

The title says it all -- I'd like to define mouse hotspots which, when pointed to, will, possibly after a definable delay, perform a definable action, like going to the lockscreen, blanking the ...
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How to batch delete files based on their checksum matching an existing list of checksums

Capable of deleting files whose checksum matches a set list of checksums Must run on Windows 7 List to match against can take any format - text, XLS, CSV, etc. Prefer to spend no more than $50 I'm ...
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Rotate single application in Windows

I am looking for a program which can rotate a single program like a music player or a web browser in all angles (90, 180, 270, 0). I don't want to rotate the entire screen which can be done be Ctrl + ...
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Need software-based dynamic range compressor

My audio on this computer has very poor dynamic range compression, and the Loudness Equalizer that comes built-in with Windows does not allow me nearly enough settings to fix it. Therefore, I need an ...
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Converting C# to C++

I have tried the Tangible C# to C++ Converter but I'm not happy with it - it generates too many compiler error and even the parts that are compilable may contain issues which make the C++ result ...
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Multiple monitors slideshow

The people in my department and I are stumped about a good program that will manage our multiple monitors. All we really want to do is have a slideshow run. The problem it seems is that most of the ...
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Is there a cross compiler of sorts targetting different versions of Windows (edition, word size etc)?

I am in a situation where I need to rebuild my existing C++ app to target Windows Server 2008. My dev machine is Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium. The app uses no APIs at all and is in "pure" C++. It's ...
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Simple software for contacts, something between PIM and CRM with multi-language user interface

Please advice me some simple software for managing contacts and writing down notices from every call/meeting. I think something between PIM and CRM. For desktop with Windows 7 (not online, not cloud, ...
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English pronunciation software for a learner

I am trying to improve my English pronunciation and I would like to know about the best solution / software available, which accepts English words / sentences as text input, and thus I can listen to ...
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How can I centrally manage filesystem redirection without cluttering my filesystem?

When it comes to file organization, I run a tight ship, and many applications simply don't follow the rules of Windows (be it games saving to My Documents rather than %USERPROFILE%\Save Games, older ...
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Start and end Windows programs CONDITIONALLY?

I have a controller mapping program I want to use all the time EXCEPT when playing games. I have mapped certain keys which open windows flip view. When playing games - TES V Skyrim - the mapper is ...
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Software to list programs to start if power connected

I've asked basically the same question here on Superuser, but there's not been any responses. I know it's not really best practice to do this, but I wonder perhaps if the question would do better on ...
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Keystroke activated add-on to slide window to other monitor with smooth transition?

I have a Windows 7 32 bit PC with a Matrox M9140 quad-head graphics card. Is there a way to slide the open window to the next monitor? I know windows will let me move the window using Win+Shift+Right ...
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Music player which features taskbar toolbar controls, or a taskbar "mini player"?

I'm looking for a music player (preferably open source) which features a taskbar toolbar player, like older versions of iTunes and Windows Media Player had. Examples:
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Hide Windows Application

I have several applications including Mathematica and VirtualBox(with Ubuntu) that I constantly run in the background. Ideally I would like these applications to automatically start at boot but hide ...
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restful sdk for windows 7 in C++ (faster than cpprestsdk)

I need the sdk to be as fast as possible when it sends or receives requests. The API should be easy to use and it also supports visual studio 2013 and windows 7. The requirement for this restful sdk ...
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A GUI program to identify file types and fix extensions accordingly

Is there a GUI program that will allow me to determine the true file type of a given set of files and then change their extensions accordingly? The program must: Be a GUI Be able to identify a file'...
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Software to magnify an application

My company is using a few old apps that do not scale well when used with high resolution screens. The GUI elements appear very small, making the users angry. As all those apps are bound to be ...
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Windows plugin to always show if a program was started with admin rights?

Is there a software to explicitly show which programs have been started with admin rights on Windows 7? Like by having the software adding a prefix ("Administrator") on other program's titlebar, or (...
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Non intrusive pop up reminder (Random) in Windows

Like most of us, I have more information that I can remember in my head, (from work todo list, home todo list, honey todo list, kids schedule, code snippets, reminders, shortcuts that I want to ...
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Light & effective firewall to block a program

My laptop system is Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. I'm looking for a light firewall to only block some programs to access to net. I've tried Comodo but it slows my laptop too much. Any suggestions?
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What software can be used for rapid texturing?

In the open source content in 3D, Blender is the humongous software for anything. It is a complete animation suite. But, When It comes to texturing 3D models all the procedurals or UV unwrapping can ...
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Plugin to quickly open a text file based on a file name in a text file

Consider the following text file a.txt, which contains references to a number of other files: See also: b.txt Then read c.txt and continue in d.txt I am looking for a plugin that recognizes the file ...
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Podcast application for Android and Windows

I am looking for a podcast app that makes it easy to listen and manage all my podcast subscriptions across my desktop and android. So if I subscribe on one app, it will show up on my desptop (I guess ...
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Crop out the surrounding white space of the image in the clipboard

I am looking for a program that can crop out the surrounding white space of the image in the clipboard. The resulting image should be placed in the clipboard. It should work on Microsoft Windows 7. ...
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