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In the English version of my NIC properties dialog, I can read all settings just fine:

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But on localized systems, there can be a slightly different picture:

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What exactly is the difference between the first and the second property? How can I find out? The dialog can't be resized and the entries have no tooltips either.

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Reset smaller DPI may be, but I think the missing part is (IPv4) and (IPv6) –  Bolu Aug 19 at 9:19
    
@Bolu Yeah, I figured it would be IPv4/6, but with other cards on other systems there are often other options which are cut off. DPI might be an interesting idea. –  Oliver Salzburg Aug 19 at 9:22
    
Or you could search any item you can see from the list in Registry Editor, and you will find all of them there. –  Bolu Aug 19 at 9:44
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Fantastic responsive UI design, this. –  Lightness Races in Orbit Aug 19 at 16:59

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Nirsoft makes a program SysExporter that can extract the contents of most windows, in the windows systems.
"SysExporter" http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/sysexp.html I like to call it a Window snagger, it can grab text of just about anything. titles, status, text boxes, context menus even html off a web browser.

Because it is getting the contents from the system itself , even hidden items will be able to be seen or extracted. You could use it in this situation to see all the text that belonged in that text box.

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Once it is running just drag that target circle to the exact location you want to grab.

Tips from using it:

  • You may have to Run_As Administrator.

  • It helps to have other stuff closed, and minimal things going on in other windows generally, it will even lock-up (not responding) on my machine with too many things going on and being updated.

    • It might help to turn off AutoRefresh in the Options menu.

    • Filters can be applied in the filters menu.

Without sounding like an ad, tools like this can come in handy for many other purposes, a good one to have in your utility closet :-)

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Yeah, you definitely need to Run as administrator. –  Bolu Aug 19 at 11:24

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