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Software is any set of instructions that directs a computer to perform specific tasks or operations. Computer software consists of programs, libraries and related non-executable data (such as documentation). Computer software is non-tangible, contrasted with computer hardware, which is the physical component of computers. Software written in a machine language is known as "machine code". However, in practice, software is usually written in high-level programming languages than machine language. High-level languages are translated into machine language using a compiler or interpreter or a combination of the two.

FORTINET Firewall 60c.


firitzbox--->Fortinet60c(port1 local)--->switch-->My laptop

I would like to configure VPN on FORTIGATE Firewall 60c. Can someone help me please?


I have a new iPad and i would like to install the best transcription software we can find on the market. I found and heard that Dragon Professional Transcriptions Software is one of the best.

i tried to google and find the number of the Nuance technical support to ask them if where i can find the app to install in my ipad but not luck, no phone number. can someone find a number for the nuance technical support please ?

if a phone doesn't exist, can someone send me a screen shot of the app i should download to have this software on my ipad.

Of do you recommend an equal good product that i can install  in my pad please.

I would like to dictate an email or a word document and have the software typing for me.

thank you all for your suggestions and help,

I'm simply trying to add a sentence to a home page.  I clicked "Edit" in the Pages section of WordPress and specifically for the Home Page.

Then, I pasted the text into the Text tab.

But, upon clicking "Preview Changes", the new text does not appear.  

The home page has sliding pages.  Is that why?

Afterward, I reviewed Widgets in the Appearance section of WordPress.  Then, I went to "Front Page".  I cannot figure how to do add the text, here.

I'm surprised that this sort of thing isn't easier to accomplish.

How do I add a sentence to the Home Page?


Software Engineer
If you have any responsibilities for managing the ICT budget for your organisations, can you share any examples of lessons learned on areas you may have identified or any honest 'mistakes made' where your company was perhaps wasting money.

We have a risk/audit team who do a lot of good focus on cyber security, data protection etc, but some other issues have come to light in recent years where money was being wasted due to poor asset management/monitoring processes (i.e. smartphones that were not even being used by the person given them), which got me thinking what other common mistakes could be being made which may be worth delving further into as part of their cycle of reviews.

Not overly sure what category to add this to so gone with a broad area as I know a lot of participants in these areas often seem to have senior titles in their profiles so may be involved in this type of area or report directly to others who do.
I wrote two C-language programs almost 15 years ago, one that uploads files to an FTP server, one that downloads files from an FTP server.  The two programs are essentially identical in that I'm calling Windows functions as follows:

1) InternetOpen - to obtain a handle to an open Internet session.
2) InternetConnect - to obtain a handle to an open FTP session.
3) FtpDeleteFile - to delete the file being transferred before transferring the new version of the file.
4) FtpPutFile/FtpGetFile - to upload/download the file to/from the FTP server.
5) InternetCloseHandle - to close the handle to the FTP session.
6) InternetCloseHandle - to close the handle to the Internet session.

These programs have been working for the past 15 years and they both have the FTP server credentials "hard-coded" so they're not multi-functional, but were designed for my specific needs.  Now the corporation that I provide my software application services to are requesting that I use SFTP rather than FTP to adhere to their enhanced security guidelines.  I've searched the Internet for information on SFTP, but I haven't found anything that really provides any real insight into what I could do to change my existing programs to work with SFTP.  

Frankly, I don't really understand what I need to do to even set up an SFTP transfer, much less automate it, which is the primary advantage with using my own programs, since I can set up a command file to transfer ALL the files I need to transfer on a …
I am trying to find a user friendly software that can explain SMTP logs to better understand what is going on with some emails. This is for an email relay server. We have some emails that didn't reach the other end but I do not see any errors on the logs. Is there anything you recommend?
When I search Google, I'm directed to articles on downloading software often written by the third party offering said software. Another solution I saw was to create enough large files to consume both the free and purgeable space. How can I remove Purgeable Storage Space on Mac OS without downloading a third-party software?

Perhaps a better question is: do I even need to care about cleaning up my drives before I upgrade to Mojave from macOS High Sierra (v10.13.6)?
I am using Camtasia 2019 to capture a streamed video from a previously recorded GoToMeeting session. After the GTM meeting ends, the recording is sent to the presenter in the form of a link by email. This link opens the video in a browser. I am trying to capture the browser audio and video, but only the video will record. I do have the "system audio" option checked for recording. As a test, I was able to successfully record a youtube video and a video from my website using the same settings in Camtasia. Tech support had no idea what was the issue.

I would welcome any assistance please!
I received an email from one of our customers with the following issue.  (I replaced their domain name with companydomain.com for privacy reasons).

From "Tech Support (old)" <techsupportold@companydomain.com>: I had previously setup a generic "techsupport@companydomain.com" shared mailbox to use for signing up for companywide online accounts. I just noted that it has been getting these message undeliverable warnings as though malicious emails are being sent from it.

I'm not sure how this could be happening since there are no longer any licenses assigned to it for exchange, any thoughts?

-----Original Message-----
From: Postmaster <postmaster@companydomain.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:11 AM
To: Tech Support (old) <techsupportold@companydomain.com>
Subject: Undeliverable message

This message was created automatically by mail delivery software. Your email message was not delivered as is to the intended recipients because malware was detected in one or more attachments included with it. All attachments were deleted.

--- Additional Information ---:

Subject: Re:Export documents against invoice EXP-3173.
Sender: a.poppenborg@procast-guss.de

Time received: 3/24/2020 8:10:30 AM
Message ID:<71e2cf41-18a6-420b-9542-56a361927505@DM6NAM12FT012.eop-nam12.prod.protection.outlook.com>
Detections found:
Invoice.img       exe

This mailbox is used when he signs up for accounts on the internet.   He is the only one that uses this box.   Also this is a …
Is there a simple way to simply download the codecs for .heci files on a Windows 10 computer? I copied a lot of pictures from my daughters iPhone to her Windows 10 computer and nothing that came with Windows 10 will open .heic files. I have to download a whole different .heci viewer from someplace?
We are a very basic Citrix Environment, we are using Citrix XenApp 7.6. We hae a delivery controller server, a storefront server and 4 app servers.
We have one delivery group
with the 4 servers part of that group.
All our users connect using a full desktop. the citrix environment load balances the four servers and balances the environment. We have 80 users. Rarely do we have all 80 conencted. During these particular times we are haveing many more people connecting remotely.
In particular we had to install a software application on one of the severs for 3 people to use.  The software cannot be installed on all 4 servers at this time.
My Question:
What do i need to do to have the three people have access to the one server I need them to connect.
At this time I put the server in maintence mode so nobody accesses that server now.
As I said we have one desktop published . called Citrix Desktop.  I was thinking of creating another desktop called XYZ Desktop. but it seems that will be part of the same delivery group so once i take it out of maintenance mode  all other users will also connect to this server.
I'm niot the Citrix expert in my company, so maybe I'm just not seeing something basic and easy.  Hopefully this is understandable and I can answer any further questions
I would like to know why is Brave Browser being blocked by MWB? How can that be fixed since it is not a malicious software. See Video.

Thank you,
Basem Khawaja

I was wondering if anyone could give me some insight on configuring remote desktop. We're thinking about how to help people work from home and possibly remoting into their Windows machines. We do this for some persistent users who have work laptops and we're comfortable letting them connect from machines that have been secured to the best of our abilities. These are non-admin accounts on laptops that run nothing other than RDP and antivirus software.

My question is is it possible or practical to allow any machine to connect to a work desktop on our LAN? Should we allow users to use their own personal computers which could be loaded with viruses or any other unknown software to connect through RDP to our work machines?

What is the best/fastest way to implement this.

The machines that do have RDP already setup are hitting non-typical ports on the firewall which are forwarded to internal machines. I know the risk of this and check the firewall logs daily to make sure that only our approved IP addresses are connecting this way.

Does Microsoft Power BI allow for adding tables, later, after you have created a report?

I started a report and, then clicked "Get Data" to add another table.  The window did not have the table "checked" that I had already had in the report.  It was as if I had to start over.


Software Engineer
Dear Experts
Would like to know the sequence of software development methodology, please correct me on the below if found it incorrect or sequence found to be changed
1.      Requirement study and documentation by business analyst
2.      Solution architect will convert the requirement document to design document/functional specs
3.      Solution architect will prepare the technical specifications for developer to start developing
4.      Test strategy will be prepared by QA team
5.      Testers -
User acceptance will be done by customer
Please let me know is the above in sequence and is there anything which can go parallel or one after another also where does UI/UX come into in the above sequence also document writing for user manual or operational manual
Hi Experts,

I want to clone the 256 GB SSD on my Microsoft Surface Pro to a new Microsoft Laptop 3 also with 256 GB SSD.

So the software needs to have bootable recovery media.

I have attempted to use the following software packages, but the recovery media either will not boot or crashes:

  • Acronis
  • ShadowProtect SPX
  • AOMEI Backupper Workstation

I have a hard disk that I want to replace with an SSD.   I used EasUS Partition software to migrate the OS to the SSD.   It did not transfer the edntire disk contents, just the recovery seection.
We are looking to entertain a 7-year-old for a week.

He has a Gizmo tablet which I think has an Android OS

We have been informed that the biggest need is reading.

I would like to get him some tools for education that are free and "adaptive".

Assistance is greatly appreciated.
amd radeon r7 370 drivers not working when I upgraded my Win7Pro to Win10Pro. My mobo is Z87X-UH5H and the graphics card was working fine, but after upgrade to Win10, I went to https://www.amd.com/en/support/graphics/amd-radeon-r7-series/amd-radeon-r7-300-series/amd-radeon-r7-370 and downloaded Radeon Software and it seems like it is installing the drivers, but doesn't seem to be working.  What should I look at?  Also, I wonder if I am not actually downloading a driver when I download that Radeon Software. Can you help me find the Win10 driver?
Hi Folks,

When printing an EE article, code snippets are jumbled up...they look like this:

Gustav Brock submitted a bug report on this more than two years ago:
Code blocks of article print view are unreadable

The EE Mod at the time, Modalot, said this:
Ouch. That renders the printout almost useless. I've filed this internally as a major bug.
Not being aware of Gustav's bug report, I submitted one about two months ago:
Print feature at articles does not format code snippets properly

In response to my bug report, the same Mod (Modalot) informed me that it is an old bug and is "still unresolved". Being more than 2-1/4 years old and filed as a "major bug" by a Mod who has been an EE member for more than 10 years, it seems to me that EE is either incapable of, or not interested in, fixing the bug. As a result, I'm looking to the experts here for a workaround. I want to use the workaround to "print-to-PDF" my 63 EE articles and the Steps at my 47 EE video Micro Tutorials. Although that's 110 publications, only some of them have code snippets, so while I would prefer as automated a solution as possible, having to do some manual effort on each one is fine. I'm also fine with a solution that requires other products, such as Microsoft Word, or other commercial software. Thanks for your ideas! Regards, Joe
I am trying to push a custom made screensaver file *.scr to several machines in my network via registry keys.  After doing research on which keys to add and where I settled on these:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop  ScreenSaveTimeOut=300

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop  ScreenSaverIsSecure=1

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop  ScreenSaveActive=1

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop SCRNSAVE.EXE =maint.scr

I have tried other locations like "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Control Panel\Desktop" with same results.

The .scr file is in the system32 and/or sysWOW64 (either place causes same issue)

Now for the issue.  The above edits apply via policy just like they are suppose to but when I or any user log in and wait the 300 seconds for the screensaver to turn on nothing happens.  I go look at the "Screen Saver Settings" and the maint.scr is chosen with 5 minutes on the wait time.  If I change the wait time to anything lower or higher in time and the screen saver will work, I also changed it back to 5 minutes and it works then as well. Although when a new user logs on the settings are overridden by the policies and I have to go through the changing of the wait time to get it to work again.

Oh, this is happening on Windows 10 Pro machines up-to-date on all drivers, window updates, and software updates.

Any ideas?
Dear Experts

In software development what does reversibility means, if we have to develop application what are the measures on reversibility,  please help us to understand this and best practices.

Thanks in advance
Sending text message for free?

I saw a price by Twilio to send text message for $75 per 100 message sent. But, this kills my business model.

Anyone know of a service that can sent Text Message for far less?

- client is using an RDS server (VM) for roughly 7 users
- we recently moved them from a Windows 2016 server to a new 2019 server (also a VM)
- some of the users are also running Datto Workplace sync & share on their remote desktops
- one of these users swears that on the Windows 2016 server, items they deleted from the Workplace folder would bypass the Recycle Bin, but that items deleted from the Desktop would go into the Recycle Bin by default
- user would like to see this behaviour on the new server
- Datto confirmed that this is not a feature that their software has
- from what I can see, there is no option for changing the default Recycle Bin behaviour from within a specific folder (settings to bypass recycle bin will apply to the entire drive), but the client insists that this was set up before

Is there a practical way to make items bypass the Recycle Bin from a specific folder only (similar to how items on different network drives will bypass the Recycle Bin)?
MS access or Excel   input comma separated list.
I have software that will search my home videos and show them in a video catalog file.
I have video names and clips.

I am writing a personal video library of my home movies.

I have maybe about 500 or more movies birthdays vacations holidays etc,.

With each there are family members, Holidays, Birthdays, locations (e.g. Vacations) dates etc.

I also have software I have  will accept keywords to sort on .by each movie having a list of comma delineated keywords to each video record for searching.

So In Excel or Access:
What I need is a cell or field that will hold a list of people comma delineated as the names are entered.
This will also make sure names and locations are consistent and Spelled correctly.  So sorting will not drop out one that has a letter missing.

e.g. excel column has the header Name.
as someone types in the name the cell will match a range of names and autofill.  Tab will fill it in and go to the next cell. If the name is not in the range it will ask (ADD IT?).
tab will move to the next cell etc.  Lets say a max of 20 names in the row.
Enter key will take all the names in the row and put then comma delineated into a record. and then move to the second cell  in the next row for that info file (e,=.g.) Locations.
What i am thinking is a second worksheet with named ranges   Headers   Names, Locations, Events, Years, Months, Days,

Then in a separate file or sheet I would see the Movie …






Software is any set of instructions that directs a computer to perform specific tasks or operations. Computer software consists of programs, libraries and related non-executable data (such as documentation). Computer software is non-tangible, contrasted with computer hardware, which is the physical component of computers. Software written in a machine language is known as "machine code". However, in practice, software is usually written in high-level programming languages than machine language. High-level languages are translated into machine language using a compiler or interpreter or a combination of the two.