Settings or values automatically assigned to a software application, computer program or device, outside of user intervention.

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I can't set XZP File Viewer as deflaut for .xzp

I am trying to set my XZP File Viewer as the default program for all .xzp files. However any time I attempt to set it as default, it refuses to actually choose the program. Here are some pictures to ...
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How to change LibreOffice default text encoding?

I want to change the default text encoding used by LibreOffice when saving a document as a Text document. Where can I find this setting? I want it to be UTF-8 WITHOUT the BOM, which I believe is ...
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Excel Text Import Wizard Default Delimiter

Within the Text import Wizard, the default delimiter is TAB. Is it possible to permanently modify this default to be a comma? Don't be tempted to think that this is a duplicate question. Neither this ...
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How to remove entries from the privacy menu in OS X

Kind of an odd question, but it is bothering me that the entry still exists for BlueStacks in my privacy settings on OS X for location. I removed BlueStacks a while back. I would like to remove this ...
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Unable to change specific settings and registry values

Just fresh installed Windows 10 a few days ago and everything works fine, except for two things: The inability to set default apps, and the inability to remove the "- Shortcut" text from shortcuts. I ...
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What are the implications of the letting an outlook “website” configure my settings

I am regularly asked by MS Outlook “Allow this website to configure <e-mail-address> settings?”, with reference to our company e-mail. I always refuse, as it is unclear to me what the implications ...
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Windows 10 wipes out all my settings on every login

Suddenly my Windows 10 is doing something really weird. Every time I login I see a "Preparing Windows" message, and once I'm in, I see that all my settings are gone. By that I mean: Desktop picture ...
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Setting default apps in skype

Is there a way to change the default apps to use with Skype? I am very annoyed at how stupid Bing is when handling addresses compared to Google maps and would like to use Google maps as my default. ...
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What is the correct Value for JDownloader2's Youtube_SubtitleFilenamePattern?

I am using "jdownloader 2". I've just learning its "advanced settings" At the Key "Youtube: Subtitle Filename Pattern", I entered the Value as *VIDEO_NAME*.*EXT* or as shown in this picture ...
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Set default programs keeps reverting

For a month or so now the default programs keeps reverting. And I have to manually re-set my desired applications for certain file types, however these keep reverting irregular (sometimes after a day ...
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Any way to default RDP Smart Sizing to 'On'?

The exposition of the Smart Sizing option in the most recent versions of Windows RDP connections is fantastic. I routinely am throwing my RDP windows on to secondary monitors though, and almost ...
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How to set MATLAB R2015a as the default program for opening mfiles?

I have Mathematica 10.2 and MATLAB R2015a installed on my computer and unfortunately MATLAB m-files are recognized as Mathematica notebooks by the window. When I right-click on an m-file and choose ...
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Libre Office writer: How to NOT print comments?

A couple of months ago I started using comments in some documents, and it was useful to create PDFs of these pages with these comments in the margins. However, for some reason now LibreOffice takes '...
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cannot chose any application in “Open With” for Windows 10

I usually use NotePad++ as my default text editor. I am using Windows 10, and for example I like to set .config files to open using NotePad++. Usually, in other version of windows you would click on ...
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Windows 10 Disable Animations via regedit/script

Is there a way to turn off the "Play animations in Windows" setting via command line (batch/vbs/reg commands, etc.)? Normally, you have to navigate to PC Settings > Ease of Access > Other Options and ...
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Does XOrg have a notion of system-wide default font?

How and where can I change the default system font? For now it appears to be DejaVu 11, which looks horrible on my laptop. I mean the font that is used in menus or labels. For example when I open ...
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Cannot delete SetPoint's default shortcut configurations

I have the Performance MX mouse and I use the latest SetPoint software to customize the buttons. I've added also a few shortcuts for Spotify and tried to delete the default configurations for Excel, ...
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Windows 10 Default Programs don't stick

I can't for the life of me get my default program selections to take on Windows 10. For example, I use the Default Programs app to set my browser to Chrome which works temporarily. But after a week or ...
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Change The Default Font of Notes.app in El Capitan

The default font of notes app which 'Helvetica Neue' doesn't good for me and I found some ways to change it like edit /Applications/Notes.app/Contents/Resources/en.lproj/DefaultFonts.plist file but it ...
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Applying settings by default to CSV documents opened in MS Excel

End-users of a system we are developing are given a plain-old CSV file that end users will be opening in MS Excel. One of the columns will contain entries which consist of strings of numeric digits. ...
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Applying options by default to an Excel spreadsheet

I am given an excel spreadsheet with some defined formatting over which I have no control. Upon my user opening the spreadsheet in MS Excel, I want some formatting options which are not currently ...
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Update account on win10

I upgraded my laptop to win10 few months ago and I use it almost exclusively for web browsing, then two days ago I used one note application and I need to login with my account microsoft (an hotmail ...
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Visio 2016 : change effective default font?

I found a MS doc page for Visio 2007 that precisely expresses my problem: When I change the font, Visio doesn't use the new font in my shapes Symptoms When you change the font in the ...
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Default Mail app cannot be changed to Outlook 2016 OSX 10.11

The default mail app in OSX is 'Mail' and even though in the mail preferences the default is set to use Outlook, it still opens Mail to open a .eml file. I've tried this on 3 different computers and ...
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Keep ipod classic settings on new pc

I use iPod classic with the latest iTunes on a Windows XP pc. Itl file and all music files are on a USB drive. Now I have a new Windows 10 pc and I'd like to use it to manage iTunes. I already ...
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Setting the default installation location for pip

I'm working on a computer with extremely limited internal storage, so I want to set up pip and my Python environment so that new packages are installed to an SD card (which is going to be inside the ...
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Utility to change advanced settings for network adapter? [closed]

Is there a utility that can easily show all configurable settings for my network adapter? This is for Windows 7. I have devices with intel adapters. I was wondering if there was a utility out there ...
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What's the default compression algorithm used by Windows's Compression tool?

I'm trying to find out some documentation which details out which compression algorithm (e.g. deflate, LZMA, BZip2) is used by Windows 10's Send to 'Compressed Folder' tool. Some people reported that ...
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Default save extension in my Notepad++ is Normal text but Notepad++ is saving without an extension

When I try to save a file, the default extension is All types (* . *). It basically saves it without an extension, for example just new 1 instead of new 1.txt Default language option in Settings -> ...
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How to change default Accounting Number Format?

In most cases, the default accounting format in Excel is $ Without using some kind of macro Without changing timezone (or other system settings) of the computer How to change this and ...
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create AVC_Intra from uncompressed in best quality

I have some 720p uncompressed YUV video and I need to transcode this video into an AVC-Intra using the best possible quality. The best possible Quality is needed, because the video probably will be ...
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Visio 2013 - How to change default connector behaviour (shape and fill considered a bonus)

I'd like to be able to have curved connectors with non-curved shapes the default in all new documents I create in Visio. I find curved connectors easier to follow when connectors join. I know other ...
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What is the default username and password for the KUCAM 1080P 2.0?

I just purchased the KUCAM 1080P 2.0 Mega Wireless Wifi IP Security Camera, Night Vision, Plug/Play, Pan/Tilt, ONVIF with Remote Video Surveillance Monitoring, and I'm wondering what the default ...
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How to make date YYYY-MM-DD (ISO-8601) the default in Excel?

In Excel how can I make the ISO8601 date format, yyyy-mm-dd, the default? Windows locale is English(CA) or English(US). We're using Excel 2013, though a generic answer for as many versions as possible ...
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How do I change the default font of Evernote?

Just as the title says, how do I change the default font of Evernote so that whenever I create a new note the default font will not be Tahoma 10?
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osx defaults write default U.S keyboard

I am trying to use default write to set U.S standard keyboard. this is located in ~/Library/Preferences defaults read com.apple.HIToolbox.plist which is an array that contains the ...
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How do I stop using OneDrive as my default “Documents” location on Windows 10

I'm on Windows 10 and today I had to look for a file which I knew was in "Documents". However, when I browsed to the directory C:\Users\MyUser\Documents I didn't find the folder, the folder was in my ...
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How do I change where windows 8.1 stores files by default?

So my C:\ drive is almost full, because of games. I noticed that a ton of the save data was there. I have also heard that you could either redirect or completely change the default save directory. So ...
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Set the Windows 10 default mailto handler to a program not listed

When I go into the System settings in Windows 10 and look at the "Default apps", the Email option provides Google Chrome, Mail, Microsoft Outlook, and "Look for an app in the Store" as my only options....
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How to change the default editor for PNG files from MS Paint to paint.net in Windows 10?

I have paint.net installed in my Windows 10 Pro. When I right-click a PNG file in the Windows Explorer, I see the Edit command. However, it opens the Windows Paint app, and I'd like to change it to ...
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How can I get Manjaro Linux to retain user settings after reboot?

I’ve installed Manjaro Linux (based on Arch Linux) as a dual boot with Windows 8.1 on a machine using UEFI. So far, it runs great, except that any changes to settings I make only last for that user ...
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How to make Handbrake save default audio settings?

I click on the "configure default..." button in the audio tab, I set it to the codec/bitrate that I prefer. However, if I close and re-open Handbrake, these defaults are gone. If I open another file ...
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How do I change APPLICATION associations in Windows 10?

Windows 10 installation broke some of my system associations. When I run some of broken apps, they often show a message, that they are not default anymore, proposing to make them default again. ...
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Outlook Doesn't Display my default calendar view

Need help with my Outlook default calendar view. Outlook does not display my calendar by defaut. It displays my historical list of meetings but not my daily/weekly calendar. Please have a look at it ...
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VLC - Windows 8 / 10 Store Version - How to disable subtitles by default

I'm using the VLC app that is the Windows Store Version. How do I go about disabling Subtitles on playback by default while still allowing the options during playback to select Subtitles?
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How to reset display settings

I have connected an external monitor to my Dell N7520 notebook, than been playing with the setting a little on Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display\Screen Resolution I don't really ...
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Where does the aMule client store its default connection info?

When you open aMuleGUI, you get prompted for a server name/address, username, password and port. Where does aMule store these? And are they stored in plain text? In some binary representation? (I'm ...
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Is there a way to open non-runnable files directly from CLI

Let's say I have file without execution permission. Now a quick way to open such a file over the CLI is to use xdg-open which uses the system default to open a specific file. Is it now possible to ...
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Windows 10 won't accept Firefox as the default browser

I have recently upgraded my Windows 7 Pro to Windows 10 and basically everything seems to be working fine. Except for the fact that Win10 won't get Firefox as the default browser in the system... It ...
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in i3wm how can I set the default layout for all works spaces

By default when you start i3wm all work spaces start as vertical/horizontal split splith/splitv layout. Is there a way to set the a different default like stacking or tabbed as the default for all ...