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Windows 10 Asks me to Enter a Password

I am using Windows 10 Pro x64 on my personal laptop on which I have a single user account with no password. For some reason however, Windows 10 has started asking me to enter a password whenever I ...
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Is it possible to make a laptop behave as if it is working on battery?

Is it possible to make a laptop behave as if it is working on battery, while in fact it would be working on AC power? I have some HW problem with my laptop. It reboots for unknown reason every time ...
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Split cells into two rows

I have this: and would like to split those three cells into two rows without affecting the rest of the spreadsheet. Something like this: But this was done by adding another row and then merging ...
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CRITICAL - Need some serious assistance

This problem is not really related to programming, but to my computer. As of this moment I'm writing from my mobile phone. Not because I want to, but because I'm forced to. Maily because I have no ...
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Limit browser ram on linux

I'm running on linux and I would want to know if it is possible to limit browser's RAM usage. So far I've found ulimit command but I wouldn't know how to use it for limiting browser's RAM usage (uzbl ...
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Can a Disk Image (Disk Utility) be opened by two users on separate machines at the same time?

I have created a Disk Image to place confidential information into that myself and another colleague will be working on. problem is, we have just discovered that we both can't access the disk image at ...
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Is it possible to delete password generator profiles in KeePass?

I created a password generator profile that I don't need anymore, and I want to get rid of it. How can I accomplish that? I know I can modify an existing profile by saving over it, but how can I ...
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Open With… context menu item versus Open With>

For most file types in my Windows machine, I can create a default program to Open the file and any additional programs that I can choose to open with. For example, my .jpg file type is set to open by ...
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How can I remotely update multiple windows 7 machines

At my current job we have a very strict network that we are responsible for keeping machines updated, due to our settings the machines will wait until the user initiates, which never happens. So we do ...
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Windows 10 upgrade (VM)

I have a licensed copy of Windows 7 Pro. I want to do a clean install of Windows 10 Pro. After installation, it says my Windows 7 key is invalid. How can I do a clean install in a VM?
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U2442 laptop no power

I have a gigabyte U2442V that does not power up when I press power button... No LEDs are on. For some reason before its death I had to keep doing static discharges to make it work... A while after ...
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Diagnosing random-like crashes of Windows 8.1 Update 2 desktop

I'm diagnosing my mother's computer (HP Desktop) and the symptom is random freezes and blue screens. Generally speaking, I'm pretty good at fixing machines (Sr. Software Engineer, I am) but this one ...
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Your-Home-Page.net on Opera?

Long story short, this page was somehow set to open (alongside my homepage) every time I open Opera, and I can not figure out how to stop it from happening nor when it began. I have uninstalled every ...
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How do I activate Win+Tab keys with a VBScript in an effort to launch Task View in Windows 10?

I am trying to set my mouse's middle button to launch Task View in Windows 10 (the replacement for Aero Flip 3D in prior Windows versions). I'm using Logitech SetPoint software, which is capable of ...
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1answer
64 views

Black Screen while installing Windows 10

in the middle of installing windows 10 my computer has a black screen with only the cursor. I've been trying to fix this for hours with no luck
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5 views

Moving a Promise SmartStor Raid 5 to a Promise Pegasus2

Hi guys I have a Promise SmartStor DS4600 RAID server that is out of space (4gb). I want to move all the data to a new RAID server made by Promise (8gb or 12gb). I am having a really hard time ...
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1answer
3 views

Trying to create a shell script to move all files with a certain year in their name to a year based directory

Here is the block of code that I have so far. No matter what I do with the find command, I can't seem to get it to function as I want. Trying to move all files with these long year names into their ...
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1answer
11 views

How can I google search for a phrase with one word optional?

I want to search for all phrases "the [something] effect", with any word substituting for [something]. Thus "The Rosie Effect", the "The butterfly effect", etc, should all be included.
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5 views

Redirecting emails in Outlook

How can you retain all the original email recipients when redirecting an email in Outlook? I have tried redirecting emails but only the originating email address is retained
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13 views

All Java Applications Stopped Working

Earlier today I updated my computer to Windows 10. I noticed, that whenever I run a java program, it launches fine but after about 7 seconds, I will get a popup that says "Java SE Binary has stopped ...
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error installing cmder, which visual c++ redistributable do you suggest?

I have visual studio 2014 cmder.exe says this page https://github.com/bliker/cmder/issues/501 seems to suggest installing the visual c++ redistributable.. some say 2010, some say 2015. I don't ...
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1answer
28 views

Install fresh new Windows 10 installation from mounted iso?

It's possible to mount the Windows 10 iso in Windows 8.1 and perform a fresh install and not an update?
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1answer
12 views

Protecting my PC in unknown WLAN/LAN networks

I once read in another thread on superuser that PCs in a network could try to acess services running on other PCs in the same network Is it considered to be safe enough to enable ufw and deny all ...
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0answers
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How to show weekday in Windows 10 clock in taskbar?

In all windowses before 10 I could just pull the taskbar up and I could see which day it is: But when doing that in Windows 10 it doesn't work: How can I get my weekday back without having to ...
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How to reinstall Windows 10 on new hard disk

I've been using Windows 10 for a couple of month now (joined the Insider Preview). Now my hard drive started ticking so I've bought a new SSD and I want to move the windows installation to the new ...
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0answers
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How can I remove the “Windows 10 education” watermark from my dreamspark licensed Windows 10 without running untrusted software?

A fine looking desktop, except for one little thing: the watermark in the bottom-right corner. I wish to remove it. I would prefer to avoid untrusted software for a cosmetic change. How can it be ...
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1answer
17 views

One keyboard two computers

I believe in order to send keyboard protocol commands to (2) computers at the same time I would need to sort of "host USB" device. I am trying to control 2 video playback computers sending space-bar ...
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Installed windows 10 and Linux, how to safely remove lenovo recovery partitions without mass up with the boot?

Please look at the following screenshots. Is /dev/sda1 useful at all (Windows says it is a Recovery Partition)? Can I remove it? It is only 1000MB and removing it seems no use, so the best I can do ...
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553 views

Windows 10 “Device Limit Reached”

I have Windows 10 installed on 3 laptops and only 1 of them can be activated. I checked the product keys and they are the SAME. All 3 of those laptops had their own product keys prior to the upgrade. ...
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1answer
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How do I recreate a Rasbberry pi OS from partition images?

I have a Raspberry PI that I cant take offline. Using DD I have backed up the /dev/root/ and the /dev/mmcblk0p5 boot partitions on to a windows network share. How do I restore images taken using ...
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I want to take tar backup of the directory whose name will be variable

I am trying to write a shell script in which I want to take tar backup of the folders which are formed on daily basis. For example my parent directory name is "log" and under this directory a ...
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1answer
27 views

How to install packages ('apt-get install') in Windows?

I am not expert in Windows operating system. I want to install many packages on Windows and I want to write an executable script to install these packages from Windows repo. How can I write ...
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0answers
16 views

Can't enable Microsoft Network Adaptor Multiplexor Protocol after Windows 10 Upgrade

After I upgraded my laptop from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, my network connectivity was gone because all protocols were unchecked in the adapter settings. When I went to go turn them all back on, I ...
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0answers
29 views

Remove OneDrive from File Explorer

I'd like to get rid of the OneDrive option from the navigation panel of File Explorer. Preview-era articles I've found recommend registry tweaks, which is rather inelegant, and I'm hoping there is a ...
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1answer
66 views

Windows 10 upgrade: networking totally fried

After running the Windows 10 Pro upgrade from Windows 8.1 Pro, things appeared ok for a while. Then I ran into some trouble with VPNs -- while connected to the cisco AnyConnect vpn I could not see the ...
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1answer
25 views

To upgrade two PCs to Windows 10, are separate reservations required?

I have a reservation on my Windows 8.1 computer, but I also have a Windows 7 laptop.  Do I need a separate reservation for my laptop to get Windows 10 free?
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1answer
11 views

Change default “Edit” application

When right clicking on a file in Windows - a PNG in this example - I know you can change the default app it opens with, but files such as PNG's also have an Edit option. Is it possible to change the ...
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0answers
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How to pin programs to the left part of the Start menu?

I want to pin programs to the left part of the Start menu, under the username, the same way as it worked in Windows 7. The area is completely empty (normally it would house the most used programs, but ...
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1answer
22 views

What's the smallest unicode character?

Whats the smallest character I can paste? I tried googling but couldn't find anything...Yahoo Answers either.
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1answer
7 views

VBA - auto-populate date when data entered in cell

I have a tracking spreadsheet where I'd like the date a cell is completed to auto-populate in the next column. I found the following code which works for the first (I:I), but I'd like to add the same ...
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1answer
11 views

How to create batch script to keep rerunning command

I just downloaded Win 10 and I'm having activation issues. I hear if I keep rerunning this - "slmgr.vbs /ato" command it will eventually activate. Can someone give me a quick little script to have ...
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2answers
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Will Windows 10 wipe my PC?

I understand there are a few questions related to this topic which is why I don't think it's duplicate, and that there is one directly addressing it. I am still extremely paranoid about this, and ...
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1answer
14 views

Excel 2010 - possible to apply a function to an entire column?

In Excel 2010, is it possible to apply a function (not a formula) to an entire column (without dragging the plus symbol all the way to the bottom)?
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2answers
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Is it possible to low level format an Virtual Machine?

I just came to wonder, if you can low level format the disk of an Virtual Machine, maybe you guys can help me with that?
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0answers
5 views

How to remove this phantom device from my Windows 7 device manager?

Some time ago, I installed software called Air Display on my Win 7 x64 PC which was supposed to allow me to use my iPhone as if it were an external monitor attached to my PC. Program never worked for ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Downgrade Windows 8.1 Enterprise to Professional

How I can downgrade Windows 8.1 Enterprise to Professional? If I downgrade my Windows succesful can I Update to Windows 10 normally?
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Get Cortana to work in Engish(UK) for Windows 10

I upgraded to windows 10 and Cortana doesnt seem to be available based on the start menu: but when I click the link it takes me to this page: which suggests it should be available in the UK. ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Headphones not recognized Windows 10

I just upgraded to windows 10 from windows 8.1 and now my headphones are not working. I have an alienware m14x with three jacks (mic / headset / headphones) and have tried all of them. The built in ...
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0answers
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Command to “go to end of last line that has content, in insert mode”

With plaintext files, when I reopen them in Vim to add content, I want to go to the end of the last line of content and get to insert mode. In ideal circumstances, a simple GA after opening the file ...
0
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0answers
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How do you create a sql 2014 cluster disk for a cluster across multiple hyper-v machines

I have an SQL 2014 cluster spread across multiple physical machines running Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V. I'm attempting to install Skype for Business 2015. However the install script appears to ...

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