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Windows 7 Portable application security/permissions issues [closed]

I have a portable version of WinSCP. After unzipping the archive and moving it to C:\Program Files (x86)\Dev\WinSCP it turns out that when I run the WinSCP.exe file, it does not have permissions to ...
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Portable scripting language for a multi-server admin?

Please Note: Portable as in portableapps.com, not the traditional definition. Originally posted on stackoverflow.com, asking here at another user's suggestion. I'm a DBA and sysadmin, mostly for ...
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Is there any way to make cherokee server portable?

I develop on different machines. I use MAMP, I have it installed on my dropbox folder and created symbolic links to the applications folder. That way if I work one day on my desktop and make changes ...
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How to protect against against data access if USB drive gets lost?

Using any external USB drive under Windows XP, how to encrypt/decrypt files on the fly, but without too much slow-down from the overhead. Most of the obvious solutions like Truecrypt won't work ...
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Portable Virtual Machine Recommendation?

I want to set-up a virtual machine on a pen drive, but I don't know what VM software might be portable or if it's possible to run virtual machine software without installation. Just for starters, it ...
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What would be a barely-adequate portable virtual machine?

I want set up a virtual machine on a thumb drive and load it down with tools for repairing borked Windows installations. I figure i need just enough to piggy-back on the machine's installed drivers ...
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What the best portable virtual machine? [closed]

VirtualBox, VMWare or VirtualPC/Server? I want setup a virtual machine in a pendrive, and I'm confused about what software I use, What is best considering portability. Thanks!