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

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Finding a binary in a binary

I have a task where I need to proof that one binary file contains another binary file. "No problem", I thought, "that's what a diff-tool is there for". Unfortunately it didn't give ...
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Should i use Python or C# for my project? [closed]

Especially this is not a code-question i wasnt sure if i am right here(First i have done it in stack overflow, but they told me to ask here). I am not completly new to coding but i never was that much ...
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Is there such a thing as a “JavaScript black box” that I can safely feed JavaScript code into and get back the results?

I have various "JavaScript snippets". They are often related to some kind of obfuscation mechanism. For example: var _0xb144=['setRequestHeader','x-tool','oldbrowsers','accept-ianguage','en-...
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Method or application for updating files and/or applications on many remote computers?

I have several Windows 10 and Windows 7 machines that are operating remotely. Sometimes, certain files or executables need to be updated. This would involve the following. Close running program. ...
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Accessing the WTV Recording Metadata without Windows Media Center

With the death of Windows Media Center and the announcement that Intel and AMD's latest processors will only work with Windows 10, I'm left wondering if there alternatives to reading the Recording ...
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What software can enlarge my webcam on Skype?

I use Skype software installed on Windows 10 laptop. Currently when I video-chat with someone, my webcam (red arrow) is teeny. I prefer free 3rd party software that can enlarge it. I prefer something ...
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Whatsapp client for Windows 7, which doesn't need official whatsapp on phone?

I want to get Whatsapp messages on my Windows 7 PC. I tried the official Whatsapp Windows PC client, but it doesn't work with Disa, the unified messaging app on my phone. If you use the official ...
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Personal proxy server software that filters DNS response and protects against DNS rebinding attacks on Windows?

Thanks to this question/answer, I now need to find a personal proxy server that filters DNS responses and protects against DNS rebinding attacks. I'd prefer that it runs on Windows as employers seem ...
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Software for viewing and comparing photo side-by-side

Since sometime I clicked the shutter for multiple times when I am taking a picture, so to hope my hands didn't shake in one of them. I am looking for software that can view multiple JPEG images (about ...
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A way to view the largest directories

A while back, I had a nifty program that displayed subdirectory size, using larger squares for large ones and smaller squares for small ones. Something interactive like that would be good, or maybe a ...
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Disk space usage utilization analysis for Windows

I want to quickly find which files and folders are wasting the most space on Windows. Does anyone have any suggestions for fast, efficient, and intuitive disk utilities for this? Not the same ...
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I'm looking for a photo management software that works on Android & Windows

I have tried Plex & Google Photos but neither meets all my requirements: I want to be able to put photos in multiple albums at once Face recognition & sorting is a plus point, but I want to ...
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Is there any vector image tool designed around creating isometric images?

I want to create some vector graphics for a scene that is done entirely isometrically. I am wondering if there are any image creation tools for Windows that are specially designed for making this job ...
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Windows download manager with a Web GUI for playing videos

I am looking for a (free or paid) Windows download manager that has a Web UI for adding, pausing, and playing video. I know there is a similar post Remote Download Manager on Windows, however, that ...
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Work order send and response software (two forms in one ticket)?

I'd like to find a software that allows you to fill out a custom work order form and then get a second form (filled out on a tablet by a maintenance worker). I work for a property management company, ...
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Video software that can delete or rename while watching

i need to go through 20 hours of video that are split up into around 5 minutes each and was hoping someone can help me find software that can view these videos and while viewing to be able to delete ...
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Software for creating graphical applications for interacting with a MySQL Database

So I'm currently looking at modernizing our company's (<50 employees) database system, which is pretty archaic. The system uses Alpha Five, the database in question isn't even really relational, ...
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Music Library Capable Player for Windows that is Database Compatible to Banshee

I am using a multiple OS environment. I have three PCs (2 Laptops and one Mid Tower) all are running Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu Linux. I use Linux for Daily use, but sometimes (Photoshop, Videocutting, ...
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Youtube's Picture-in-Picture (PIP), but more options/features?

I really love the new PIP for youtube vids. I had been using VLC for youtube and other videos to date and setting it up like in the screenshot. But you are stuck with those giant ugly title bars, ...
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I need an alternative for Tubedigger

I need an alternative to Tubedigger software, it is paid. I want to use its record mode functionality so anything with that would do. I used its latest version 7.3.1 and it works but its older ...
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macOS extended characters-like popover on Windows

I'm currently on macOS and I will be moving to Windows soon, and one of the ways to quickly excess extended characters is by pressing and holding a key, e.g. 'a' and the following popover appears (see ...
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Is there really no other way to set the icon of an EXE on Windows on the command line besides “rcedit”?

After wasting several full days on the hopeless program "Resource Hacker", concluding that it's simply not possible to use it for the most basic task of changing the icon of an EXE, I ...
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What is a tool to test socket connections on Windows which supports TLS

I want a TCP/IP client which can connect to a server and send/receive messages but it should support TLS. That is I need to specify the certificate files for the connection. Basically I need something ...
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Show a preview of all or selected running windows

I am looking for a program that can show a preview of all running windows. It should run on Microsoft Windows. Any license or price is fine. Ideally the program would allow the user to select which ...
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Looking for a (free) personal knowledgebase application with tagging (Windows)

I want to store notes/articles (mostly rich text but ideally images too) and tag and date them (dates would be arbitrary and typed manually). Incremental search on any combination of tags, note ...
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Saving webpage on pdf automatically at given times

I need to go to this webpage everyday and save the file on pdf because the data on the website is not available for more than a day. However either due to time constraints or some reason i am not able ...
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Software to view video files very fast

I have security camera recordings which are 1 - 8 hours in duration and I need to be able to view them in a short period of time to review long periods of time. Windows Media Player supports 8 ...
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Bulk Replace/Rename of the “Title” Meta Tag in HTML Files

I am trying to replace/insert unique meta tags in/into numerous HTML files. The new meta tag information is stored in a CSV file. I tried using Exiftool but it does not support W for HTML files. ...
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Any cross-platform email client?

I have been searching for a good cross-platform email client for a really long time. Here are my requirements and a few shortcomings of popular clients. Requirements: At least available on Android, ...
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Practical internet browser for working with tons of tabs?

I Am looking for an internet browser, which has following features without installing abhorrent addons!!! And addons are security risk, you shouldn't be forced to use them period... Reorder its ...
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A program in which one can paste a 2D shape from Powerpoint, make it 3D, and change an axis of rotation before pasting it back

I am seeking recommendations of a free graphics program running on Windows 10 that allows a user who is relatively inexperienced with graphics programs to paste in a simple 2D object constructed in ...
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Create file of arbitrary size with random data in Windows

I am looking for an application that will create a file of an arbitrary size, filled with pseudo-random data. Must be able to create files at least 1GB in size (larger is better). The application must ...
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BOM for generating software release/installation candidate

I work for a company that develops software. We frequently release software that is a collection of components with different versions. Managing that process is a bit of a mess. Is there software ...
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Utility to list all external references of an entire web site

I would like to analyze an entire web site to see what external resources are referenced. In other words I need to know what external content is loaded without the user noticing, like google fonts, ...
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Screen recorder with zoom functionality and mouse highlighting

During the recording, I need to zoom at the place where the mouse cursor is. So, I need software where I can press and hold a button (or something like that) to zoom in and when I release the button ...
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Open Source document management system

I am searching for an open source document management system to: Add my GIS (Geographic information System) documents.(All kinds of files: .shp ,.mdb, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, .gdb, .tiff, .bmp, .dwg)...
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Persistent floating screenshot - windows 10

I am often working with a number of documents and windows simultaneously and am looking for an app that will allow me to screenshot a portion of my screen - and that screenshot then remain visible (...
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A program to map keys just for a certain executable?

If you like to launch a game that has uncomfortable key combination, is there a program to map better keys just for that game without affecting the entire system? For the sake of example, let's say ...
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Image/Photo Viewer for Windows

I am looking for an alternative to Windows Photo Viewer that is able to view png, jpg, and gif. Windows Photo Viewer only supports static gif. Must haves: Lightweight; Loads fast. Avoids fancy ...
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Lightbox style image browser for Windows

Picassa used to have that cool feature, but it's gone. I simply want to browse my pictures with lightbox effect, using mousewheel to zoom in/out and arrows to switch between photos. Is it something ...
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Minimalist Web browser: No tabs, no plugins, no bookmarks

I'm looking for a minimalist browser (for Windows) to view web apps (web 2.0) pages. Plain render of HTML and JavaScript. No tabs, no plugins, no bookmarks, no menu, no history, just an address bar. ...
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Store information about supplier's products

I work for a small company. We regularly have discussions with our suppliers, in which they send us information and documents about their products. This information comes in various formats (text in e-...
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What Operating System Provides Easy and Complete Software Uninstallation?

I want to be able to easily and completely remove a program/package and everything associated with it: all dependencies, all configuration files, all data files, and all traces in logs and $HOME (I ...
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Gratis and GUI program to create separate compressed file archives (e.g., .zip or .7z) for each selected file/directory

I'm looking for a GUI, free program for Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 that can create separate compressed file archives (e.g., .zip or .7z) for each selected file/directory. For example, if I select 10 ...
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Find two text strings within N lines

I am looking for a gratis Windows program that can take a standard windows text file and search for occurrences of two user provided strings within N lines of each other, where N is user specified. ...
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Is there a browser for Windows that supports tab isolation like Safari in private mode?

In Safari, while browsing using a private window, you can log in to a service then open a new tab and go to the same service and log in to a separate account. This same concept works for carts (i.e. 2 ...
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Bitcoin mining software for Windows

I'm looking for a Bitcoin miner that meets these requirements Compatiable with Windows 10 Uses either or both the CPU and GPU to mine Gratis Some features that are not requirements but wanted are, ...
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File explorer for Windows that allows quick switching between alphabetical and numerical sort modes

Windows Explorer requires group policy or registry editing to change it, which is a hassle.
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Windows Application supporting Function Block Diagram (FBD) for coding Embedded Systems

What Windows applications supporting Function Block Diagram (FBD) graphical languages for coding Embedded Systems are commercially available? According to IEC 61131-3 there are 5 programming ...
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Faster alternative to Wget on Windows

I am downloading about 5000 .htm pages from a website using Wget for Windows. The page sizes are between 500 KB and 1,5 MB It takes 35 minutes to download 1000 files, and that means like 3 hours for 5,...

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