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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.

I recently migrated data and programs to another laptop, using an application called ZInstall.  Both the original and target notebooks are running Windows 7 Professional SP-1.  The target laptop already had Office 360 installed, which I don't want to use.  

My Office 2007 had an issue with launching configuration when a Word document was opened.  This was corrected with a registry modification:
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\excel\Options /v NoReReg /t REG_DWORD /d 1

However, the same issue occurs with Excel, and it was not resolved with a similar registry edit.  Running Office Repair did not resolve it, either.  It is not possible to uninstall or reinstall Office 2007, and I think this is a known issue when SP-1 is installed on Windows 7.

If you know of a solution, please advise.  However, to save everyone time, please understand that I don't want to change operating systems or software.  I just want to get Excel 2007 to work, if it is possible.
I set CTRL+1 as paste without Line Feeds.

But, after hitting CTRL+C and then CTRL+1 nothing gets pasted.

What do you think is happening?  Using Version 3.22.

A limit of four simultaneous VPN connections was reported by my client.  I found they had overlooked the need to renewed licensing for AnyConnect.  The license key must be applied to the Cisco ASA 5505 and I have priv. level 15 credentials but cannot physically get to the server room due to the quarantine.  I can connect to a local management PC via RDP and utilize ASDM successfully.  Cisco
Adaptive Security Appliance Software Version 9.8(2)
Firepower Extensible Operating System Version 2.2(2.52)
Device Manager Version 7.8(2)
Question 1:  Aside from using a console cable, what other methods may I utilize to install the AnyConnect license on the ASA? My searches have all led back to VPN implementation instruction and the console cable method regardless of my attempts to make these results an ill fit through variations of the question.  I am grateful for any enlightenment.
How can I install Ubuntu on a USB stick so it retains my settings and software, such as Adobe Flash Player?
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,
Why does system time stop updating? I have a Dell Lattitude E6520 laptop and the system time (taskbar) stops updating after 4.5 hours since last time sync. Windows applications continue to run no problems or errors. To verify system time halt, I inserted the date/time in a Word doc and the date/time was also incorrect. Any suggestions as to why this is happening? is it a hardware or software problem?
Our Windows Server 2012 STD R2 was hacked and randomware installed. We lost everything. Luckily we have it all backup to tape.
The problem is we were running Backup Exec 2014. I have now reinstalled the server with tried both the Trial versions of BE 2014.1 and and  BE 20.6 as we lost our software and license info on that server. The tape inventory and catalog ran successfully.  It shows the tapes with the data on them and the servers that the data was backed up from.The catalog how ever show not data sets to restore.
We have tried a few different evening backup tapes and they all do the same. I have tried a number of different solutions I found on the net but nothing seems to work.
See images below.

How can we restore the data from the tapes?
Is there another Backup program we can try that will read the tapes.

Tape Library showing Data on tapes.
Server picked up by the Catalog but showing no backup sets.

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?


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Error message on Toshiba laptop:
The Boot Configuration Data For Your PC Is Missing and there is no recovery disk. I don't have the laptop in hand for model number. The error may be common regardless of brand.
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 have all my volume settings turn up loud, I can hear the speaker test I can hear spotify but I can't hear my participants. They are NOT muted either.
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 …
We just upgraded from Office 2007 to Office 2019. We are using installed software, not the cloud.  Is there a way to make Outlook look more like the 2007 version?  Not really liking the look and feel of Outlook 2019.  Staff is complaining, too.
Outlook 2019 keeps popping up a "Sign In" window, then disconnecting from Exchange.  This will happen randomly, then not for a while, the it happens over and over and over again. How do I make it stop trying to get me to Sign In to a Microsoft account?  I bought the software and have installed and it has a valid key. I have even tried signing in my Microsoft account, but that doesn't make this stop.  Whether I sign in or just close that Sign In window, Outlook still disconnects from Exchange. I have to click the "Disconnected" area in lower right corner, then it connects and is fine until this happens again.

We are in a remote office and we are VPN'd to the server at our home office in another city.  When this Outlook thing happens, the VPN is still connected and our apps that are running over the VPN are still working, so I think this is just something to fix in Outlook
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 have a 5+ year old Alienware gamers laptop running windows 10 that I use for personal and business work. I carry it back and forth daily. My life is on this computer. I copied all files from previous computers and put them on this one - and those old computers are now gone.
It has gotten slower and slower...… It has locked up and given various errors more and more often.
I would like to do a complete new reinstall of windows 10 - BUT CANNOT LOSE ANY SOFTWARE OR DATA ON IT - and some software I cannot reinstall because I no longer have the disks or authority to use the software. Is there any solution that would actually help me? I don't want to do all of this only to find no improvement.
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.


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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.