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Possible to open applications at fullscreen in new virtual desktop in Windows 10?

On OS X, if I click the green maximize button, the application moves to its own virtual desktop in full screen mode. Is there a way to make this behavior happen on Windows 10? Is it possible to make ...
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[Windows]Automatically run script only when application is run? [duplicate]

I have a script generated by FreeFileSync that backs up (via versioning) Firefox's profile directory every hour. How can I have this script run when Firefox is started and terminate when Firefox is ...
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El capitan spotlight can not find app link in Applications directory

I have emacs installed and then I run $ brew linkapps Linking /usr/local/opt/emacs/Emacs.app to /Applications. Linking /usr/local/Cellar/python/2.7.10_2/IDLE.app to /Applications. $ ls -l ...
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Application sizing issue after disconnected from an external monitor

I have a Samsung Ativ book 9+ Intel core i7 5500 with Windows 10. I have hooked it up several times over a couple weeks to a Samsung 23" monitor via a micro HDMI - HDMI cable. The first couple dozen ...
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Program gets error after starting from command prompt

I have a clients application that I am having trouble with. I start it from Autoit code using Run. Autoit is just a scripting language if your not familiar with it. We have received a new version ...
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How to stop continual launching of app?

I'm using Tower for Git. On a commit, I clicked "Difftool". This launches my merge program (P4Merge). It launches it for every file that needs to be diffed, one at a time. So every time I close ...
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Is there a programatic way to resume last playing podcast?

The play/pause button in control center controls both music and podcast. And I don't know to way to tell it resume playing podcast specifically. Ideally there could be a programatic way, like a URL ...
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Install Adobe Air to Flash Drive

I've got an application on a flash drive that requires Adobe Air, and I would like to use it on computers at school, where I do not have administrator rights, therefore cannot install Adobe Air. I ...
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Applications starting but not showing UI

I tried to start applications as usual from the Windows start menu. Over ~ 30 minutes, I got the following effects: applications with a GUI do not get shown any more. I can continue using GUI ...
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Make a program execute at Windows startup only once

We have a program that sits on a server and should always be running, but it is important that only one instance of it should be running. We added a registry key in ...
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Unable to launch some Windows 10 apps

I am unable to launch some apps in Windows 10. They never did launch in my account on my PC that I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, although they do work fine on another account on my PC that is ...
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Unable to launch matlab after installation

I have recently installed a copy of Matlab on my Linux Mint distro to a secondary hard drive. I have tried running it in different ways and none of them seems to work. I have tried using sudo, and ...
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Editing context menu for executable/application on Windows [duplicate]

For some reason, when I right click on an application instead of the context menu displaying "open" or "run" it replaces it as shown below. Does anyone know how to change that back to normal in the ...
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EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGSEGV) + EXC_I386_GPFLT + KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS

Hi i have a problem (since 3 monthes) with a program (Cubase 8 pro) when i'm launching it. There always is a crash report from apple, i don't know if this report shows precisely where the problem is, ...
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What reason might all browsers except Chrome take AGES to launch

I tend to use Chrome most of the time and it loads pretty much instantly. But all other browsers on my system (Safari, IE and Firefox) take AGES to load. From clicking on the icon, it can take ...
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Chrome bookmark launch issue

My home and wok computer are recognised by chrome so all the settings, configurations and bookmarks display same no matter which computer logs in. One particular web site logs in on work machine but ...
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Can't launch Word with .doc file found via Windows-8 Search

Asking for a friend... Windows-8 box. If we search for a known .docx file, file it, and launch it, Word comes up with the file, but if we search for an extant .doc file, word "rejects" the file and ...
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How to limit Chrome desktop shortcut so that it cannot be opened more than once

I have a Chrome desktop shortcut and it work fine, but some user open this shortcut more than once. How can i prevent from this behaviour ? What i would is that if the users click more than once over ...
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What ways exist to control (enable/disable) automatic startup of applications at the end of system boot? [duplicate]

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit). I remember the days when on Windows 95 it was possible to cause programs to launch once the system had finished booting by placing a link to such ...
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Any way to obscure password in Windows EXE start-up argument?

There is a Windows GUI application (call it A from now on) that takes some password as its start-up argument. For example, C:\SomeProgram.exe /usr=homer /pwd=simpson There is an application (call ...
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How can I set it so that another program launches at the same time as another? [closed]

Basically, I want an application to launch only when another application's process is active.
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When starting an application (Chrome) in Windows 7/8 it is not always in focus

The last half year (or more?) I have experienced that when I launch an application, it is not always in focus/active. For example I start Chrome several hundred times per day and maybe 30% of the time ...
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How do I open multiple files as part of gVim's launch procedure?

I use gVim a lot in Windows at work to edit text files. I want $VIMRC to always be in buffer 1, and my vim_cheatsheet to always be in buffer 2. I tried putting "e $VIMRC" in my .vimrc, which didn't ...
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How can I automatically open files in an editor in Windows

I work with a lot of different data in text files and the extensions are used for categorizing what data is contained so windows is always complaining that it doesn't know what to do with these files ...
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create program launch icon (or shortcut) on windows 8 desktop

I noticed that if you install applications like Visual Studio, its launch icon doesn't appear on the desktop. On the other hand, for apps like Google Chrome browser, the launch icon appears on the ...
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Word Realms won't start from the Menu anymore on Linux Mint 16

Installed Word Realms on Linux Mint 16 per its included instructions. It worked fine launching from the OS menu, for a time. Now when I try to launch it, same way as always, nothing happens: no ...
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Can I stop an OS X application getting focus after it has loaded?

If a program takes some time to load, I like to continue working on something else. But then when that program finishes loading, it gets focus. Specifically, I am working in Eclipse, and then also ...
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Why does Windows 8 application search no longer match substrings?

When I first installed Windows 8, I could start an app by hitting the Windows key once to bring up the Start screen, and then typing a substring of the app's name. At some point since then, the ...
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Apps crash with “Job failed to exec(3) for weird reason: 13”

I recently finished school but the IT department didn't unlock my computer. When I try to run certain apps (mostly certain games), they appear on the dock for 0.1 secs and then crash with out an ...
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Unable to set the default launcher in open with

I am already in this problem Now When I right click the program on the desktop(lets say Quick Screen Recorder) and Open with > choose default program..> select the launcher program. I am unable to ...
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Windows doesn't launch the application and all installed programs had .lnk extension

If you need more details, refer my this problem All installed programs had .lnk extension automatically! Windows doesn't launch the application specifically those on windows list. When i hit windows ...
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Open files without extensions in PDF viewer per default [duplicate]

For some reason (backup system, different story) I have a bunch of PDF files without a file name extension. It is possible to configuere my PDF viewer as the default application for files without ...
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How can i install and launch calibre portable on Windows 7?

I tried downloading and installing calibre portable in a new folder, in the "documents" library on Windows 7. however the program doesn't launch (open) when i double click calibre-portable.ext. ...
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Launch Script for Windows7

Hey guys hopefully I can thoroughly explain what I'm trying to do here! LOL I have a dual display Windows 7 PC and what I am trying to do is launch 2 different programs on boot, and I want one to ...
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Disabling SmartScreen in Windows 8.1?

SmartScreen was introduced to warn users about malicious installs on computers running Windows 8.1. It was designed to help protect users from the threats that come from unauthorized or malicious ...
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How to enable Java Quick Starter (JQS) on Windows 7

I remember that Unix (Sun blades and Linux) did launch java apps instantly, especially if we compare to Windows. This was cool but now I call a java utility millions of times per second in the batch ...
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Launch directory for Windows 7 application

I have a program installed on a Windows 7 machine which reads a start up config file. The program also opens up a Tcl console window. The problem I am having is that when I launch the application ...
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Windows 7: Application Windows Fail to Appear Occasionally

I have a Windows 7 64 bit system which has a strange problem for past several months: After the computer runs for several days continuously a problem is encountered where clicking on the task bar to ...
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Adobe Dreamweaver crash on launch: Error 6

Have Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 installed on Windows 8 and first install, it's working properly, but after some time on next launch I get Error: Please uninstall and reinstall the product. Error ...
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Is there an application launcher for Windows similar to Synapse from Linux/Ubuntu?

I like to use the Synapse launcher in Ubuntu (Xfce) - I think I would prefer it even to Dash from Unity. Is there something close to that for Windows 7? I use the Start search/launch feature of ...
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How can I launch single instanced applications multiple times on the same machine without VMWare?

I have a game in which I want to test how many players are able to join a multiplayer game - the problem is that my VMWare machines return "Graphics Hardware not supported on this platform" when I try ...
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Open Run… dialog from command

I would like to run the Run... dialog (the Win+R) from a batch command? There is an shotcut to it in C:\Users\USER\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools but that shotcut ...
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osx: launch a program when another program opens

I would like a method for starting a program when another program starts. Specifically, I’d like a to open a MS Word document and have my citation manager open simultaneously (EndNote supports this ...
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Launch a program when another program opens

I would like a method for starting a program when another program starts. Specifically, I’d like a to open a MS Word document and have my citation manager open simultaneously (EndNote supports this ...
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How can I start any application with Guest permissions by default?

Here are my two questions: How can I start any application with Guest permissions by default? How can I set certain applications not to launch with Guest permissions? For the first bullet, any ...
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Launch Google Chrome in Fullscreen mode

How can I launch Google Chrome in fullscreen mode from a shortcut? I have tried the CLI arguments --start-maximized and --kiosk, but both do not activate the regular fullscreen mode (i.e. when you ...
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Security Warning prompt when using a service to launch an unsigned program from local HDD

I have a remote Windows Embedded box (basically a limited-feature copy of WinXPSP3), on which I have a Windows service whose only purpose in life is to make sure that a copy of a particular ...
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Launch Windows program with custom environment variable

My JAVA_HOME on my dev machine - which is Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit - points to a 64-bit Java, and that's fine in general. However, I just installed a program - to wit, the FlashDeveloper IDE - for which ...
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How to assign pre- and post-launch actions for applications?

Is there any way to automatically assign pre- and post-launch actions to applications in Linux? Exaple scanario: When I launch Virtualbox, vboxdrv is loaded transparently; when I close Virtualbox, ...
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Why don't applications launch right after I boot WIndows?

I have a few applications in my task bar on Windows 7. Right after the machine boots, the task bar is unresponsive: When I move my mouse over an icon, nothing happens. Very shortly after boot ...