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

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Send me a notification (such as email) whenever my webcam detects some activity

I'm looking for a program for Microsoft Windows that can send me a notification (such as email) whenever it detects some activity on my webcam (e.g., someone enters the room where my computer is ...
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Performing Stock Market Trades in Multiple PCs. Perform same action in more than one PC

I am stock market trader. Lets say i have 10 PC. All my 10 PC has chrome browser. I have logged into the trading account using my client credentials in each PC. Example: PC1 is logged with user "...
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How to save 1 file in two folders without copying it? [closed]

what i want is a way in which i can save the same file in two diffrent folders without having to create an additional copy of it. something similar to what google drive does where you can add a file ...
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Mount HFS+ for free (even readonly) for more than 10 days on Windows

I'd love to mount (even readonly) a external HFS+ filesystem for Windows for more than 10 days : MacDrive has 5 days trial and Paragon HFS+ has a 10 days trial. I tried jhfsplus but it does not detect ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Free remote control software for Windows support

I am looking for a solution to allow me to remotely solve issues or offer help on my parents' computers overseas. Requirements: Controlling the remote computer without logging out the local user. ...
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On a Windows PC, is there a software that I can automate a left down mouse-click at a specific location using a keyboard shortcut

I have checked out the recommendations of this page. However, I've found that "AutoHotKey" has a pretty steep learning curve and "Auto Mouse Click Generator" does not have the ...
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Open up dynamic URLs with barcodescanner?

I was wondering if I could use a barcodescanner as described. The use case is, that our colleagues, who prepare the goods for dispatch, have a picklist with a unique ID (barcode included). With this ...
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Which free graphics program can show a label for a data point in a three-dimensional coordinate system if the mouse pointer goes over that point?

I have a three-dimensional coordinate system and data points in it with labels (e.g. number or name for the data point). Is there a free graphics program for WINDOWS to show a given label for a given ...
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Software that constantly monitors which processes write and read on disk

I know Windows has Performance Monitor and Resource Monitor but they don't quite check all the things on my list. I want something like what you can see here with Process Hacker. Resource Monitor ...
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Metadata software

I'm working on video visualization and cataloging, for making accurate analyzes and get accurate information, I'm looking for the best and accurate metadata tool! much appreciated in advance.
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Software acting as anon proxy forwarding traffic to a proxy with authentication?

Is there a windows or linux software (I would actually prefer a docker container, but hey, beggars can't be choosers 😁) that can be used as an anonymous proxy (e.g listening to 127.0.0.1:9999) and ...
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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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What's a program for creating a VERY simple offline android app with low coding requirement?

This might come off as a weird or stupid question but please bear with me In short, my concern is making an app that lets me design very simple animations and can read and display real-time and date, ...
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Analogy of IntelliJ IDEA for C++ development on Windows

I'm going to start developing some C++ projects using at least C++11 standard. I have tried Code::Blocks and Netbeans 8.2 IDE. I prefer Netbeans 8.2 but I've got some warnings in the IDE when using C++...
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Is there any free lightweight alternative (Windows 10) for Paint, which can memorize printing settings?

I have Python script which asks OS (Windows 10) to print some image. OS starts defaults program for the file type and asks it to print image. Everything is fine with Paint program, but it does not ...
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I want to deduce recipes from commercial food packaging

I happen to have a jar of curry paste with these ingredients. ...and this nutrition: In the UK, ingredients have to be listed in order of weight. So at a glance I know, for example that (per 100g): ...
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Viewing a Twitter tag in multi-column format

I'm looking for a program for Microsoft Windows or web-based that can view a Twitter tag in a multi-column format. E.g. https://mobile.twitter.com/ThailandVoice/status/1251148658034135044/photo/1:
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Windows/Ubuntu game to play on a ethernet LAN

I've set up a small home network using a switch, and a DHCP server to assing ips, and would like my girlfriend to be able to connect to the network and play a game together. Is there a game we can ...
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Simple open source RPA with advanced management

Automated solution must be able to run windows app by schedule and send data from the app to the web service. Process is trivial and probably can be done with anything as long as automation or ...
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Auto fill gaps in lines in an image

In the image below, I want a gratis Windows app to close off the gaps - in red (or anything except black). Should become something like although my lines are not perfect :-) Also, it is somewhat ...
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Need two mouse pointers on Windows 10

You know this concept from your car driving lessons: You have your steering wheel and your pedals and mirrors and the instructor has got his own set (in most countries minus the steering wheel). In ...
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File manager for Windows 10 that can show file nodes in tree view?

You can get Windows Explorer to show a tree view, for instance like on the left side of this screenshot: However, it does not show file nodes in the tree view (in other words, only directory nodes ...
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Windows audio to keep speaker from sleeping

I started using a portable speaker for my Windows computer, and after discovering it goes to sleep got the following explanation from the manufacturer: That model, as well as the rest of our portable ...
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How to disable Software's that doesn't have admin Privilege's on windows like Process Explorer

I need help on how to Disable software that doesn't have Admin privilege. Like Process Explorer. software/applications that just straight up install to the user without a Admin password. I Don't want ...
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What is the best video resolution upscale for quality and speed on Windows?

What is the best video resolution upscale for quality and speed ? on Windows Budget $500 or Free Convert MP4 videos from 720p to higher resolutions Fast with any GPU or CPU Produce High quality and ...
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Convert file from MPG to Text

Looking for a either online or software to convert a file from MPG to text file, so I can read what the speaker is saying on my iPhone.
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Getting the essential phone numbers (police/fire department/medical/etc.) given my current location

I am looking for a program for Android, Windows, iPadOS or web-based that can give me the essential phone numbers (police/fire department/medical/etc.) given my current location. Requirement: the ...
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Putty clone that does not store settings in Registry

I have a hard time migrating the Putty settings from the Registry to my new machine. Therefore I'm looking for a Putty clone that either stores the settings in a file format, so that it's possible to ...
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Unicode character picker

Too many times I find myself googling "Unicode " to find a Unicode character suitable for my needs. I'm now trying to replace that silly procedure with something more reproducible and ...
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Folders organizer FREE

I am looking for organizing software for folders, that can color-coded icons with different colors. I want to organize my desktop with color-coded system for my documents, but don't want every time ...
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Convert MSG files to EML files

I need to convert Outlook Emails in MSG file format into the EML file format. Other requirements: does not send the data to "the cloud" or some online service for conversion does not have ...
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May I get this robot arm to be controlled via drawing, not programming?

I got a Omron Viper 850 robot arm with a spindle mounted with a cutter. It is controlled via EV+ programming (EV+ is a programming language used in the ACE Adept Omron software to move the robot). The ...

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