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Questions tagged [computer-puzzle]

A tag for puzzles dependent upon some degree of computer literacy - for instance, requiring basic familiarity with operating system usage, encryption or programming.

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Find the 33rd two characters, and where they belong

I'm working on a puzzle. I'm about 75% of the way through solving the puzzle. The only thing left is you hash 33 two character pairs. I have 32 two character pairs. Possible characters are [a-z, ...
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One-word riddle (possibly python)

The question/riddle is: "Never has a snake given such words of wisdom." The hint is: "Thou shall never pass errors silently!" It is possible to be related to Python, errors or something like that. ...
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Find 5 digits, which have the most numbers of prime numbers [closed]

If we have to use all available digits once, We can form 9 prime numbers from (2,5,6,7,8), they are : (25867,28657,56827,65287,65827,82567,82657,85627,86257) With the same rule, find another 5 ...
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Computer Crisis Takeover! [Part 3]

This is part 3 of a series of multiple parts about a takeover of all the computers on earth. The links to previous questions are here: Computer Crisis Takeover! [Part 1] Computer Crisis Takeover! [...
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Enigmatic Boxes

  b25lIGVhc3k gb25lIHRvIH N0YXJ0Lg==   ...
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What's the Difference?

*not sure if this counts as a real puzzle, but I will ask it anyways. Can you catch the difference between the 2 following letters? х ...
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This code shouldn't be working [closed]

Today I wrote some C# code to generate all subsets of a set. It all worked correctly but then I realized about I'd made a rookie mistake. The puzzle here is not that the code is not working but rather ...
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The devil virus [duplicate]

A somewhat easy puzzle for those familiar with Linux. The Devil has found a way to make a Linux virus that, once executed on the right Linux machine, will break every single computer in the world ...
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I am not Alien Then who am i?

Treat me baby who Abode of the good But don't think my origin is asteroid but believe me, i am not that alien I have traveled Millennium distances but that may not whistler in your ...
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My Program Kept Failing — But Why?

I've been working on a Turbo C program for a while now. I had my usual share of bugs and fixes, until it got a really weird error -- an error that could only be explained by something accidentally ...
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World-wide web or perhaps a bit more narrow-minded?

Beware: solving this riddle requires being technically fluent in both digital platforms described below (using them both is essential). Even though Bootstrap doesn't propagate itself as being narrow-...
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You see me right now… but you can't

Look over here! Oh... that's right. I'm too small to be seen. But you are still looking at me. Crazy! I know right? Here, how about this? You guess what I am! Okay. Well if I get too much ...
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What is the answer to the following puzzle? [closed]

Observe the following question carefully and answer accordingly. iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAA8AAAAPCAYAAAA71pVKAAAAAXNSR0IArs4c6QAAAARnQU1BAACxjwv8YQUAAAAJcEhZcwAADsIAAA7CARUoSoAAAAAhSURBVDhPY3wro/...
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Scratch your mind, who am I?

Scratch your mind, You will get stuck if you forgot me :( Try to make a cute wink by combining curve with me I can destroy your whole day if you missed me, and you finally found devil OMG!! Is the ...
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Computer Crisis Takeover! [Part 1] [closed]

This is part 1 of a series of multiple parts about a takeover of all the computers on earth. You are an elite hacker working very high up in the government; you handle many important tasks. Recently ...
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A Maze of Colors

I'm back and I have another maze for you. This time it'll be an image with squares of color. Start at the yellow block and end at the red block, both of which are at the bottom border of the maze. ...
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Function that returns 1 for all numbers equal to or above 1 [closed]

What's a function (intended to use in a Python program) that returns 1 for all numbers that are >= 1 and ...