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Filebin

Convenient file sharing on the web, without registration. Simply upload files and share the URL. The files will expire automatically 1 week from now. Click Upload files, or drag and drop the files into the browser window. Wait until the

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Left Mouse Button Fix (2)

There is another solution to the problem described in the previous post, i.e. a mouse click registers as a double-click if though you only click once, using AutoHotKey which is an all-purpose utility that runs scripts to achieve whatever objectives

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Left Mouse Button Fix

The mouse is one of the most touched and used parts of any computer and you can attest to this fact and because of this it is very easy for it to get damaged very quickly. Most times on a

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Batch Renaming of Files using PowerShell

Windows PowerShell is a very powerful tool for many tasks. The following are two examples using it for batch renaming of files in a folder. 1) Removing the first character from the existing filename, and 2) Replacing a special character

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Uninstall Stubborn Programs

When you don’t need certain a program and try to uninstall it, sometimes a problem may occur preventing it from cleanly installed. In other cases, some programs may even refuse to be uninstalled perhaps because of compatibility when Windows had

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Install Windows on USB Flash Drive or External Hard Drive

You probably have heard of Windows 8 to Go, which allows you install a portable version of Windows 8 on a Microsoft certified USB flash drive. If you are addicted to the old operating system (OS) Windows 7, you may

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How to delete large folders super fast

The two commands that users require are Del, for deleting files, and Rmdir, for removing directories. Tap on the Windows-key, type cmd.exe and select the result to load the command prompt. Navigate to the folder that you want to delete

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Overlay Videos

You can try the following if you would like to overlay a video onto a master (background) video, without re-encoding. ffmpeg.exe -i master_video.mp4 -vf “movie=smaller_inner_video.mp4[inner];[in][inner] overlay=70:70 [out]” completed.mp4 where 70:70 in this example are the positions that you would like

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Crop a Video

The following example shows how you can use FFMPEG to crop a video without re-encoding. ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -filter:v “crop=1280:200:0:500” -c:a copy output.mp4 where 1280 and 200 are the output size (width and height) of the cropped video, 0 and

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DVD Ripper – SmartRipper

If you would like to rip a DVD with multiple audio tracks (e.g. karaoke discs) into individual files for each chapter, you can consider using an old and primitive program called SmartRipper (but it works, even in Windows 10). Change

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