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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.

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Hi:

If you have a SQL view in Excel and if the Excel spreadsheet is the data source for Power BI, is it possible to refresh the dataset without having to refresh the actual spreadsheet and if so how?

Thanks!

Software Engineer


John
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Is there another software that can restore a full image from Windows Server Backup? I have run into every problem imaginable trying to recover the full image.
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I need a freeware (will be better if it's portable as I may not
have admin rights to install) that will simulate laptop/PC
activity so that Win10 doesn't go into sleep/hibernate.


Currently under Power Options, can't disable this 'Sleep'
mode (which PC goes to sleep after 1 hour).

Auditors need to remote access this PC to view
artefacts 24x7 for next 1 month
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Undetected application removes startup items that are unsigned on my Windows 10, periodically. My guess, about once a week.

I put them back, then after a while they disappear. Those items are internal software that should have nothing to do with any machine cleanup.

I suspect Defender Cleanup, but cannot be sure about that. Maybe some setting?
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Hi:

For the first time in almost a year of using Office 365, Outlook just today started giving me an error upon trying to open Word document attachments.

It gives me that error message saying that Word experienced an error trying to open the file.

This error even appears if I save the attachment on my desktop and try to open it.

I tried several suggestions that I found online, but none of them work.

And, this issue only occurs with Outlook Desktop - not Web Outlook.

Please let me know how to eliminate this issue.

Thank you!  Much appreciated!

Software Engineer
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I have a Barcode scanner Datalogic wich connects to usb with a dedicated driver wich  generates e.g.   COM5   as port
in my software i read by second COM5 and when data arrives get  it in  sofar no problem use to do this for 25 years on real rs232 ports ,hard to find these days

My problem is that Windows(10)   e.g. after one off their ''great'''updates at nigh the usb connection as sample on COM4 instead of keeping COM5  sets

So i need some script/commandline/utilliy wich i can call when needed instead of opening config/devices/ports(Com & LPT)  to see what the new port is
 Port has always same name   Barcode Scanner(COMx)    so from a listing to create somehow I can see if at one moment COM5 went to COM4
all i have to do then is in software close 5  reopen 4
program  is  VB6
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Hi Experts,

Recently I upgraded to Windows 10 and Access 2016 Plus.  All of my software is totally up-to-date.

I have an Event that is is used to relink the FE to the BE Databases.  This code has been working for years both on a local PC and to network locations including Dropbox.  It still works on the local PC however it no longer works on Dropbox.

I have attaching a copy of the messgae and code for your reference although it is quite long and complex.

I checked Google and found numerous references to this error, none of which I was comfortable with as it is an area I am not well educated in so I have decided to come to you for a specific answer.

Thanks,
Bob C.Windows-10-Access-2016-Plus-Error-3.docx
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The group I work for has acquired a company, where an external consultant isn't playing ball with handing over the keys to domain admin which we now look after internally.

Could someone point me in the right direction, we need to recovery the domain admin credentials.

Any advice would be great.

Looking for a simple way as possible even it it involves software

Ian
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I was adding some php file uploader to my Microsoft server 2016.  I had the software company dial into the server to help look at config and now all my sites are down and it only shows a http 500 error?  And no matter what I change around I can't get the sites to give me any error messages or anything.  I am unable to reach the software support people today for some reason and need to get the sites back up.  Any clue on a way to troubleshoot this?

Main site is using .asp, and I added php which seemed to be working also.  I just don't know if somehow the rights got changed? even the files with .html won't work either?
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Hi

Staff email confidential PDF documents  to other organizations and they would like to password protect the PDF document when they email.
Is there any free software or paid software that can password protect a PDF document?

Any help much appreciated

Thanks
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Hello and Good Afternoon Everyone,

           I recently found out that we might be using Microsoft Office 365 as part of entering our PipeLine MT login credentials at MTSU.  While I have heard of Microsoft Office 365, I have never actually used it.  That said,  what exactly is Microsoft 360 and why would it be used?

           Any feedback given in reply to this question will be appreciated.

          Thank you

          George
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Hi,

We have a Windows 10 PC which has audio and video playing problems.

1. There is an external speaker that is connected to this PC and worked until recently but now audio does not play when playing videos or playing songs.

I have tried the following:

- Used audio troubleshooter which said that audio service was fixed but audio services not responding.
- Connected this external speaker directly into my phone and sound played fine to the speaker.
- Tried updating the sound driver software but was up to date
- Restarted the PC
- Tested the external speaker in different sound ports on PC

Sound still not playing on PC.

2. If playing videos through website such as YouTube, Netflix, RTE Player, etc. the video loads fine but the video will stop and look like it is buffering even if the video has buffered already.

After a while a message says that there are no playback devices available.

Sometimes the video plays fine but still no audio.

What should we do to get audio and videos playing as normal?

Thanks,
Robbie
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I have difficulty sometimes viewing this item. I want to make only this item have more contrast. I have purchased a program named Windows Blinds that MAY accomplish this. Before I state my question for the program authors I must be able to correctly identify the item in question. What is this item called? And, if you happen to know if Windows Blinds or any OTHER software will accomplish this please tell me.

Maybe I am the ONLY one to feel this way, but I find this site horribly inadequate when it comes to usability and ease of operation. It is not intuitive at all., I am no dummy, but it does not flow easily. Wish someone would address this by actually having a test sample of people attempt to ask a random question and see the difficulty they will experience. I tried this experiment with three of my associates and all three became frustrated when trying to post a question. Just my thoughts. Experts are WAY superior! Site navigation = POOR
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Hi:

Is there anywhere online from where I can obtain learning exercises for Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or the latest version of NAV?  

I'd like some practice, in order to better understand the functionality.

Thank you!

Software Engineer
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Hi:

A Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 end user is on Outlook 2016.  When she e-mails sales invoices in PDF to customers from GP, the file name of the PDF is a long "drawn out" name beginning with the following path: c:\username\appdate\local.

She said that, prior to about a year ago, the file name was much shorted and simply composed of "obvious data" such as the invoice number.  She does not know if a recent upgrade or anything along those lines could have caused this change.

Is there a way of setting the format of the e-mailed file name of the PDF, or will this situation require say an upgrade to Office 365?

Thank you!

Software Engineer
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I have 3 computers on our domain network that are not joined to the network for our camera viewing software.  They are not joined to the domain because I need them to boot up automatically and then they are set to have the camera software to open after a 15 second delay.  If I join it to the domain to use RDP, it requires a password to set up.

Is there a way to connect to the computer through my domain desktop to the system to do maintenance on the computer?  I am trying to avoid having to visit the site for easy fixes when I can do it from my office.
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Hi
I'm making my Javascript phone game,
but doing home-made sprite sheets isn't fitting right!

There must be a flawless way to put them together. - - Consider my current game needing an array of dozens of cards, (game related pics)
I have all my cards ready to pack together, example like this image:
truck icon
If I standardize their dimensions, is software like this, below, most appropriate for my needs?  i.e. Does it work? Is it a trojan horse? Is freeware like this ever hostile, btw? Is there a well-used, reliable alternative? It seems ideal.

sprite sheet maker

Thanks
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Hi, I am an old programmer so that's why I will ask a question that can be considered dummy for the modern colleagues.

I have an idea on a system I would like to develop, know everything that is required functionally and know how would it be done... In the old days (html, sql, etc.)

But I am fully aware the technologies have changed, and changed a lot! So I need an advise on what modern technologies to use.

These are my questions:
1. Allow users to connect from anywhere on internet.: So I supposed It should be a cloud based system.
2. Programming lang: This worries me the most! If I develop a system in C#.Net with SQL server, is it easy to move it to the cloud? or Should I develop with Azure SQLfrom the beginning?
3. If I develop the software for the Microsoft Cloud, is it easy to use it in other cloud platforms like Amazon o Google? or should I have to develop in different languages?
4. Is there a programming lang I can use to develop once and use it for Microsoft Cloud, Amazon and Google platfomrs, also?
5. Is it recommended to use C#.Net for the cloud?
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Following a Windows Server migration, one computer does not see any mapped drives in various software  where they should (and used to) appear.
Other computers in the same domain do display the mapped drives.  This is in cases where you're browsing for folders in drop down boxes like if you're importing a file.
I have seen this before as in partial or missing network objects, but don't know where this is governed from.
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I'm getting frustrated with Microsoft's volume licensing for Office 2019. In the past, you could simply download the installation files / iso to install the software on your system. Now they are using the click and run deployment option and when I try to use their 2019 ODT installer, it requires IIS and other things to make it work. Is there just anyway to get the installation files so I can create a target on my server and install the software? I'm happy to insert the product key just like you previously did.

Thanks in advance for the assist with this.

Bill
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I need to know how Skype for business works

How to install Skype server components involved

General troubleshooting steps and tools

Any other interview related Skype questions
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I had an interview for a job recently. The people are not tech savvy. They said they have EAGLE ERP system. It runs on either DOS or Windows and mentioned it was originally written for the AS400. I tied to do a web search for EAGLE and find out what language it is written in either for DOS or Windows or what it was on the AS400. There are a few websites but they don't say much. Does anyone know anything about this software? I have a second interview and want to impress them by knowing something about this software.

Thanks
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Hi:

I made a copy of a Crystal report.  I needed to change this copy to point to a different SQL table than the other report.  I was able to use Set Datasource Location, to do so.

In the copied report, the connection now points to the table that I want it to point to.  But, in "Database Fields", the table name is the same as that of the "previous" table.

And, the "old" report continues to pull data from the correct table.

Really, both reports are pulling data from their correct respective tables. That's good.  

But, why does the copied report still display the name of the "previous" table?

Thanks!

Software Engineer
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Dear Experts

while implementing CRM/ERP what exactly meant by  software requirement specification( SRS), what is next step is it functional requirement design and then technical specification, can you please help to understand each of these and which comes first, thanks in advance.
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Hi Experts,

One of my PC's at work started to crash and this is what I have been told by technician.

He advised that there was a 'lost disk error' from the C drive, indicating the drive needs to be replaced.

Dell Optiplex 7020, SN: XXXZZ
-confirmed internal C drive is crashed and failing. need to be replaced ASAP
-Samsung SSD 850 Pro 512G,
-created opportunity

Since I have many programs installed there which not all have replacement installation disks, in addition to many custom settings...

I'm wondering if there is something I can do to fix that error, at least for the time being...?


Thanks
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Software

39K

Solutions

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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.