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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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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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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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1answer
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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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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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Any keystroke-launcher alternative to Launchy and Executor on Windows?

does anybody know a good an actively developed alterantive to the keystroke-launcher Launchy or Executor? Launchy seems no longer to be under development. Executor also seems not to be developed ...
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Is there a good tool for automatically opening, sizing, and placing application windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Save window locations of applications A recurrent task at my workplace is opening applications to display monitoring tools, on a multi-monitor display that is repeated ...
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Automatically launch a program on a freshly connected USB flash drive [duplicate]

I have a Kingston DataTraveler USB flash drive. To access the encrypted partition, I have to launch the DTVP_Launcher.exe application in the root directory of the unencrypted, readonly partition. ...
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Is there a way in Windows to prevent an opening application from taking control of the keyboard/mouse and displaying on top of other windows?

Is there a way in Windows to prevent an opening application from taking control of the keyboard/mouse and displaying on top of other windows? I cannot stand when I have my browser open and am reading ...