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Trusted free tool for securely deleting files on Windows?

I recommend Eraser. To quote: Eraser is an advanced security tool for Windows which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with ...
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Drivers related to audio device and the relation to their sound quality

You can record sounds using FFMPEG from the command line. Here are some examples of capture with FFMPEG on Windows operating system. To list your input devices: ffmpeg -list_devices true -f dshow -...
Mathieu Rodic's user avatar
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Drivers related to audio device and the relation to their sound quality

There are few commercial denoise plugins (e.g. WNS) for DAW software, but Audacity has also built-in denoise function (filter/effect to use after recording).
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Decrease volume below minimum in Windows 8.1

Take a look at Volumouse. It's designed to allow custom methods of controlling the volume (ie setting it to your mouse wheel), but it also gives you much finer-grained control. You can define a key ...
Wowfunhappy's user avatar
2 votes
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the right pdf converter

even I had suffered the same. adobe pdf reader does fail to copy the symbols to doc. i used Nitro later. worked ok but not satisfying yet. Then i used Sumatra. met my needs pretty well. been using it ...
Jennifer Daisy's user avatar
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Is there a way to close the monitor but does not lock the computer for Windows 8.1, where this setting option is unavailable

This is how you can accomplish this task without even needing any additional software: Open the Windows Power Options control panel. Create a new power profile. Set the power profile to never sleep. ...
End Antisemitic Hate's user avatar
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Is there a way to close the monitor but does not lock the computer for Windows 8.1, where this setting option is unavailable

If this is not a laptop computer, you will find there is a power button on the monitor that one can press to turn off the screen. It will not impact the operation of the computer.
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How to limit the available bandwidth for specific processes on Windows 8.1 Pro

A third-party solution is the free ASRock XFast LAN utility distributed by ASRock with its network cards, but which can also be installed for any other network card. This program has a different ...
harrymc's user avatar
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Nemo-like file manager for Windows 8.1/10?

Take your pick: imo the best, but shareware, so please pay for it is you use it, is Total Commander a reasonable clone, which is free for commercial use is Double Commander there is also Free ...
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Software to randomly pick from a list of items

If you are in a hurry then something like this is easy to use but you would have to remove each selected item from the list manually: Online Random Picker Tool This site will randomly draw each item ...
Soenhay's user avatar
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intel hd graphics 620 driver for windows 8 64 bits

I'm not sure why you would want to run Windows 8 on a system designed for Windows 10, but be that as it may, According to Intel your CPU has Intel HD Graphics 630 graphics. Assuming the 620 listed in ...
Elder Geek's user avatar
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How to get a single view of all my calendars?

If you are willing to pay almost $50 for that, VueMinder is one of the most complete Windows Calendar programs http://www.vueminder.com/Default.aspx
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Tool to generate a slim Windows 8.1?

While Windows 8 is not currently listed as available yet, (promised for later this year), you should keep an eye on WinBuilder which allows various OS images to be created via the Windows PE mechanism....
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how to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 8?

One free option to be able to edit your MS Office files, (Word, Excel, etc.), without reverting to Windows 8 is to install LibreOffice. LibreOffice is: Free, Gratis & Open Source Cross Platform ...
Steve Barnes's user avatar
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The most stable Windows?

Windows 8 was never great out of the box, but the update to 8.1 made it so much better. Windows 10 doesn't seem that much more different from 8.1, but then again I hardly use it. For the sake of ...
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Write/ink on anything when recording the screen

So your requirements are: Record screen with your voice in. Draw in the video in real-time. As far as I'm concerned, the online recorder ShowMore can meet your needs. It can record the screen ...
Jroberts's user avatar
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Software to easily switch between audio output devices

AppAudioConfig and SoundVolumeView can help you achieve what you want. Both are gratis and without any bloat. They are portable except when they need to modify the Windows registry to make the ...
End Antisemitic Hate's user avatar
1 vote

Simple Windows 8 Lua engine and IDE?

I know you've tried Löve before, but a similar product with a bit better deployment on Windows is Corona: https://coronalabs.com/product/ Like Löve it won't do Windows Mobile natively (the ...
James Wallace's user avatar
1 vote

CLI or Text IDE based Audio/Music production software like LMMS?

What about sonic-pi, it is a free tool/IDE that supports a variety of different built in synths as well as the ability to code in your own.
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CLI or Text IDE based Audio/Music production software like LMMS?

I know it's a bit old but I just came across this question :) How about lilypond. It's cross-platform, (works on all versions of Windows as well). It's a text based music notation, can export to midi ...
Frank Linno WELL's user avatar
1 vote

Remote desktop freeware for troubleshooting Mac and Windows computers

The recomendations made by @cris (accepted Answer) are great. Especially Teamviewer is great for use in non-commercial mode. If you use it for commercial tech support it can feel a bit pricey (this ...
Omar Yafer's user avatar

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