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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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why when i click on“set program access and computer default” a “open with” window will open? [closed]

When i click on "set program access and computer default" A window will open, that window is "open with" What i must to do?
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Windows 8.1 Audio dim while playing media

I am having issues with my windows 8.1 audio settings. Here is a description of what happens: I start any media playback in apps like KM PLayer, Pot Player, VLC, Spotify etc., or media playback on ...
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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 ...
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Can not change default explorer sorting option

Like the title says: I am not able to change the default sorting option in windows explorer. At the moment folders and files are sorted by date modified, but I'd like to change this to sorted by name. ...
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Save and restore xfce power management settings

Where are xfce power management settings saved? Whenever I installed a new XUbuntu, I have to go through the same motion of tweaking each of xfce power management settings, e.g., when laptop lid is ...
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Restore default hyperlink color in MS Office

In the default (blank) MS Word document template, the Hyperlink style definition includes the attribute Font Color: Hyperlink. I have a particular Word document in which the Hyperlink style has been ...
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How can I modify the Firefox defaults?

How can I modify the Firefox defaults to contain a few Add-ons? # NoScript https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/downloads/latest/722/addon-722-latest.xpi # HTTPS Everywhere ...
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Print only the 1st page of emails from eBay & PayPal by default

I buy a lot of stuff off eBay for work and have to print the order confirmation and PayPal receipt emails from Outlook to give to Accounts. Every time, I have to change Page range to 1, because there ...
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Changing default program for all users on Terminal Server

I need to change the default program for all users on a terminal server (Windows Server 2008 R2). I have seen another article on SuperUser (How to set default programs for all users on a Windows ...
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OSX Guest Account Default Application

On a shared computer running OSX 10.10 I have the guest account enabled so that all files and browser history are deleted for those who use the account. I just installed LibreOffice so that guest ...
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Deleting user defaults under Mac OS X 10.10.3

Since a short time (I (guess* since Mac OS X 10.10.2) I was able to clear my settings under NSUserDefaults via defaults delete ~/Library/Preference/<my app>.plist But all of a sudden it does ...
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What is the default timezone in a typical Linux (if any)?

I am administering a CentOS 6 Linux OS. I want to remove all explicit timezone information where such information may cause anything but UTC timezone for the system. This is because it is a template ...
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How do I get files with no extension to open with Sublime Text 2 by default?

Whenever I download programs or MediaWiki extensions there nearly always are README, INSTALL and COPYING files contained within the downloaded directory(s). These files usually have no file extension ...
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File Associations Broken

Back Story: I downloaded OuterWilds and the download failed to complete, being incompetent but also tech savvy, i got the "OuterWilds_Alpha_1_2_PC.zip.part" file, renamed it to ...
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Does changing the default program for opening a specific file affects the computer behavior?

I have some .java files that I want to view/edit in Notepad++, but I am not sure how this will affect other programs. Would the compiler still be able to compile them, or would I find some issues? I ...
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Windows 8 Task Manager Settings Reset to Default if Windows is not Shut Down Properly

I liked the windows task manager in windows 8 because of the new features compared to the older versions. I change its settings according to my needs: Always on top Set the update speed to fast ...
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How do I change Adobe Acrobat background?

How do I change the default adobe Acrobat's background ? I want to put it from disgusting dark-gray to beautiful and masterful pure white, is it ? I don't talk about the page's background but I'm ...
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What is the thinking behind OS X and iOS modifying my settings across updates?

Every time I update OS X, the Guest account is turned on. Every time I update iOS, bluetooth is turned on. I always have to manually turn these settings back off after updating. Why does Apple not ...
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How to define what IE is going to be launched by default (32 bit vs 64 bit)

Following my previous question here, how do I define what browser will be opened by default when running a web address from Run Dialog? At the moment my issue is that at the moment it opens the 32 bit ...
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SSD Not Showing Up In BIOS Default Boot Options

I have had this problem for a while and this has come after an erasure of Ubuntu from my SSD. For some reason, my 240GB SSD does not show up in the list of default boot options. However, I can boot ...
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How to change `Virtualbox VMs` directory's name on OS X?

I installed Virtual Box on my mac and would like to change the name of the directory that has all my virtual machine folders Virtualbox VMs because it's too long. I unsuccessfully tried CMD+, to ...
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How to change LibreOffice settings without GUI

Is there a way to change Libre Office settings through command line or some configuration file? We would want to change the measurement units from imperial to metric while converting to HTML in ...
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How to put the floating read mode toolbar at the top instead of at the bottom in acrobat reader

I want the floating toolbar read mode to be at the top instead of at the bottom, how can I change it? If I open a document, the toolbar appears by default at the bottom, I can put it at the bottom, ...
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Why does Windows 7 intentionally make itself slow?

I've encountered this oddity with 5 different machines, running different versions of Windows 7. I've seen the same issue in Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate. The System Allocates Less Virtual ...
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how to change adobe reader default Page Display?

When I read a document in Adobe Reader, it's always in Two Page Scrolling. So I want that to be the default Page Display setting. Instead of Single Page View. Path: View -> Page Display -> Two Page ...
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How can I set the default Windows8 default open file to insert the file name in a command line oneliner?

When I double click files of the type .xise, I need my system to execute the following: C:\Xilinx\14.5\ISE_DS\settings32.bat C:\Xilinx\14.5\ISE_DS\ISE\bin\nt\ise.exe PATH\TO\XISE\FILE\filename.xise ...
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How to change the location where installed program stores its settings?

I am trying to change the default path where a program stores its settings. The program is Just Gestures. It's stores its settings in C:\Users\%userprofile%\AppData\Local\Just Gestures and i want to ...
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Default .pdf-viewer for Filezilla using Mint/Ubuntu

I am currently using Filezilla 3.7.3. on Linux Mint 17 and have trouble with the default .pdf-viewer. Ones I double-click on a .pdf-file in the embedded file browser, GIMP instead of ...
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How to make a skype settings file?

Is there a way to make a settings file for skype on a windows 7 (home) laptop which will select the default audio input device, default audio output device and always answer using video mode ? For ...
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Set default folder in SMPlayer for “DVD from folder”?

In SMPlayer (e.g. 14.9.0), there is a function for playing DVDs from any folder: Open | Disk | DVD from folder... After clicking on the "Choose a directory..." button, the last used folder is ...
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Is there any way to change the default tab of task manager in Windows 8?

In Windows 8, Task manager always opened on "processes" tab. Is there any way to set other tab (e.g. "Performance") as default tab?
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How can I change double-click behaviour of iPhone pictures while browsing images still on the phone? [duplicate]

When I open my iPhone in Windows 7 Explorer, I can browse through the phone to find individual photos, but despite having IrfanView set as my default image opening/viewing program, the pictures ...
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Why don't .xml attachments in Outlook open in default program?

On Windows 7 and Outlook 2013, attachments saved as .xml seem to open in Internet Explorer regardless of what is set as the default program. In Control Panel, under Default Programs, I have .xml ...
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how to set publisher defaults

Is there a way to preset hyphenation, font, font size, etc before beginning a document using Publisher 13? At the moment, it's preset to hyphenate all the time and I have to change it for each page. ...
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Google Chrome Portable Settings: Keep previous settings

I am using Google Chrome Portable V39 from PortableApps. The problem I have is that the search settings and homepage settings are not carried over when I go use Chrome in another computer. I will ...
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How do I change the homepage and search engine settings in Google Chrome V39 on all network computers

I need to setup Chrome so that the homepage is that of the schools website and the search engine is that of the schools custom one. I know I can sign in to all the computers to sync the the homepage ...
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Windows Explorer view settings for a particular subtree

From the "Folder Option" menu in Windows Explorer, I changed the default view for all folders to be Large Icons. As far as it goes, I am happy with it. What I want to do now is, selectively use ...
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How do I make sure my computer doesn't reset without asking me first? [duplicate]

I am perfectly happy with my computer letting me know when there are updates that need to be installed and resetting is necessary. I want it to continue doing that. I do not, however, want it to do ...
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Setting Spotify as Default Music Player for Windows 7

I want to make spotify as my default music player. I have the music button in my keyboard and I want to open spotify whenever I pressed this music button, what should I do?
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Use GitHub's Atom Text Editor as Default Text Editor in Windows

I think the title says it all. I downloaded Atom, which comes over as a zip file containing an executable, etc. When I right-click on a text file, source code file, etc, in Windows Explorer and select ...
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Windows “Open With” application not appearing as an option

For some reason lately I've experienced this issue with trying to set a default application for an extension. The most common ways are the following: Right Click > Open With > Choose Default Program ...
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How to make Select Tool mode default instead of Hand Tool in PDF-XChange Viewer?

I am always using PDF-XChange Viewer for PDF viewing, which works great for me. One issue that bothers me a lot is that, by default, it will be in Hand Tool (second button checked in the following ...