Disable is the act of preventing something from being utilized, or the opposite of enabled. When something is disabled it can no longer be used in the way it was intended to be used.

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Turn off Sticky Keys at login screen

I know how to disable Sticky Keys on the Desktop, but it still pop-ups on the login screen. Is there anyway to disable it so it never shows on the login screen.
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mac osx littlesnitch blocking outgoing connections from ssh remote login

I have setup remote ssh access on the rush in my development computer (OSX 10.6.8) before leaving my home for holiday yesterday. It is correctly setup, and I can access it via SSH, logging is as root ...
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how to disable selinux android 4.4.2 permanently ? [closed]

I'm having issues with all the Google programs, apps, servers etc. Constantly changing my file system while what I see says I have root but I know its be. The selinix security sandboxes me or does a ...
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Completely disable shutdown capability (just temporarily, for that on-period)

Let's say I start a long-running process on my computer, and it is imperative that it not be interrupted (E.g. formatting a large drive). I can't trust myself (or others using the machine) to remember ...
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Disable network connections on Windows 8.1 startup

How can I configure Win8.1 to start with all network connections disabled and then be able to re-enable them afterwards on demand?
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Disable hardware insert notification sound for a particular piece of hardware, not all

I'm using Windows 7 on my main systems but also have 2 laptops on XP, so a solution that works for XP also would be nice, though not essential. I have a RFID reader dongle that emulates a keyboard. ...
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Fastest way to disable internet (keeping LAN) from command line?

I think the easiest way to deactivate internet (not LAN) is to remove the default gateway, so, assuming LAN is 10.0.2.0/24 and gateway is 10.0.2.1 : In Windows: route delete 0.0.0.0 mask ...
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Apache ntlm_auth helper authentication without basic/digest

Under Apache server I'm trying make ntlm authentication (sso with windows domain) for web pages, but I want revoke basic/digest authentication. It is possible? Must I write wrapper? For config below ...
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Auto maintanence for Windows 8 will not stay disabled

It is imperative that I disable auto maintenance and do it manually because I need access to my PC at odd hours. I thought I had disabled it by going to Schedule Task > Task Scheduler > ...
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Need help disabling my touchpad [duplicate]

Right, I've searched the internet for days. I've tried getting new drivers and there is no button or gesture that manually disables my touchpad. If I go to my touchpad driver the "Disable" box is ...
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Can't find Non-Present devices on Windows 8.1

I want to disable laptop (DELL) beeping. So, as you know, I need to go to Device Manager, then choose to show hidden devices and after this I should see "Non-Present Devices" but there is no one. I ...
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How to disable Boot menu (F10-F12) on laptop? [closed]

I wanted to disable boot menu availability (using F10 button click, or F12 on other HP models) on my laptop (while i turn on the pc). i want, that boot menu can be chosen only using my BIOS, and want ...
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How to disable hardware buttons in Samsung All-in-One DP700A3D-K01US?

I am using Samsung All-in-One DP700A3D-K01US as advertisement kiosk. It has various hardware buttons. The PC runs an app in assigned access using Windows 8.1, so user can't navigate to other app or ...
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enabling network connection on ubuntu?

use Virtual Box 4,2 and I did clone (virtual box options) the operating system UBUNTU. after that i don't have possibility of internet connection "network disabled". whether the option has caused the ...
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Disable automatic shutdown on low power Win 8.1

I've been having problems since I upgraded to Windows 8.1. My battery has been having issues as its getting old, and it always says its at 0%, while in fact I can still use it for about 2 hours. This ...
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disable volume buttons on windows 8 tablet

Is there a way to disable the volume buttons on my win8 tablet? my workplace is forcing us to use win. 8 and whenever it is jostled around in my bag it's volume goes off of mute. EXTREMELY annoying. I ...
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Disable ipv6 in Opera? (windows)

How can i disable ipv6 in Opera? Windows version. Disabling ipv6 in Windows or using other browser are not acceptable options.
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Disable a linux sound card

I have updated to Kubuntu 12.10 from 12.04 and my sound stopped working ... I think because of I have two soundcards in my system and I think that disabling one of them shouldsolve the problem. Here ...
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Can't use tools like window tidy on osx mavericks

I've installed Mac OSX Mavericks. I have Window Tidy installed, but the tool says, that it is blocked by the operating systems. How can I continue using the tool on mavericks?
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Gateway NE56R & mouse swipe gesture…how to disable?

Can anyone tell me how to shut off the swipe gesture mechanism on my computer? It's driving me crazy. I cannot use a single application without having my computer screen minimize every time I move my ...
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Block all images using Privoxy (windows)

I just installed Privoxy because of its ad blocking capabilities, I have no idea what to do with the config file. How would I go by disabling images on every website (so they don't download) but then ...
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Disable Win+S Key on Windows 8.1?

How can the Windows + S keyboard shortcut be disabled on Windows 8.1? I had Win+S mapped to take a screen capture in Windows 8 using Evernote. (not using Windows built-in PrintScr to capture the ...
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Disable a Sublime key-binding entirely?

I want to get rid of these completely: { "keys": ["ctrl+up"], "command": "scroll_lines", "args": {"amount": 1.0 } }, { "keys": ["ctrl+down"], "command": "scroll_lines", "args": {"amount": -1.0 } }, { ...
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Disabling Hybrid Shutdown In Windows 8?

Following on from asking Disabling Hybrid Boot In Windows 8 ? and reviewing Are there downsides to Windows 8 Hybrid Shutdown ? and knowing that Windows 8 will always perform a Hybrid Shutdown by ...
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Disabling Hybrid Boot In Windows 8?

Hybrid boot is a process that speeds up the normal startup in Windows 8 (apparently it makes booting faster than in previous versions of Windows) The normal boot usually looks like this: Pre-boot -> ...
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Prevent permanent deletion of files in Windows XP

First, I'm running Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3. Is there any way to disable the permanent delete? Normally, deleted files go to the Recycle Bin. Can I disable the bypass-recycle-bin-delete ...
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Disable Keystrokes from Specific USB Device

I am using a USB thermometer to log temperatures on some of my clients computers. The device I am using can act as a keyboard and send keystrokes (if you hold down the caps lock key, its starts to ...
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Howto set udev rule to disable intel_pstate turbo on linux?

I m looking to make a udev rule that will basically do: echo 1 > /sys/devices/system/cpu/intel_pstate/no_turbo In order to disable the turbo, how can i do it ? I ve nevr made udev rule and I am a ...
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My Windows 7 automatically disables USB- devices (Code 22)

When I right click on device and hit enable, the device gets enabled for a few seconds and automatically disables again. I have tried to set ...
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How do I find the Hex Values that I need to use for the thread below?

In this thread How to hide drive for specific users in Windows 7? it talks about how you can hide drive letters for specific users. I am trying to follow Nathan Hinkle's answer but I am at a wall ...
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How to enable/disable keyboard by pressing a key

I already have this code that holds the mouse on the middle of the screen. and by pressing CTRL+F5 it disables the script. I would only like to add a part where when the script is on, the letters of ...
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How do I disable the “are you sure you want to open this file? (source if from internet)” dialog in Windows?

Well, the problem is I always check the "do not ask again box", but when a file is read-only, I have to go to properies, uncheck read only, apply, uncheck "block", apply and then check read only ...
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Need to disable Chrome's “Show as tab” option

In Chrome, when you open a popup, click the icon, there is an option to "Show as tab". This is the feature I wish to disable, as overkill as necessary short of disabling the popup altogether. Using XP ...
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How can I *quickly* cycle the a Wifi Network Adapter in Windows 8

Before you close this as a duplicate, please read carefully. In Windows XP, when there was a problem with Wifi, you could right-click on the icon, and the context menu allowed you to disable/enable ...
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How do I disable the small pen cursor in Windows 7?

I have a Windows 7 machine running a touch-driven application, and whenever a user touches the screen, this small diamond shaped cursor appears. I believe the cursor is intended for pen and tablet ...
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Disable HTTPS on Wikipedia

Wikipedia loads over HTTPS by default on my machine. This makes page loads take a long time, so I'd like for Wikipedia to default to HTTP instead. How can I do this? I am surfing from a home internet ...
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Remove Windows 7 taskbar thumbnails

Is there any way to get rid of the taskbar thumbnail previews on Windows 7 once and for all?
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Disabling the mute button on internal laptop keyboard

So on my laptop, the mute button is jammed in a really weird position. The volume control is flickering on and off rapidly. It's really tiny and I won't be able to physically fix it unless I take ...
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Turning off Touchpad Multi Gesture in Windows 8

I have an Asus A55V laptop with Windows 8 installed on it. Now I'm trying to turn off the Touchpad gestures. On Superuser I found this answer: However, after experimenting with drivers I found a ...
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How to disable kernel probing for drive?

I have samsung laptop with 30GB ExpressCache SanDisk SSD soldered on mainbord. SSD died (gives tons of errors when i try to access it somehow), but it is still probed on kernel boot, i see it's ...
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Disable auto run .exe file?

I run Windows Server 2012 and when I log in the Open File window appears and it wants to start a .exe file. Where can I view the start up folder and disable all the start ups? Note that I want to ...
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disable touchpad on lenovo

I have a refurbished thinkpad with an UltraNav "pointing device" installed as touchpad. I've tried disabling it through "device manager" but the "disable" option is disabled. Is there any way to ...
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Wifi won't work and computer won't shutdown

I play Sims 3and recently, when I save and close, (Happens even when I don't play Sims 3) Recently, my Wi-Fi just disconnects from my router, and the computer won't let me reset the wi-fi adaptor by ...
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Disable sound permantly in Windows 7 and windows 8 (all types of sound e.g. Application sound,theme sound ,beep)

i want to disable all types of sounds permanently so the user will not be able to hear any kind of sound in future. since I have uninstalled sound drivers from Device Manager but on restarting ...
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Is there a program to enable/disable a computer's DVD-ROM drive with a mouse click?

Frequently I have a DVD-disk left in the DVD-ROM drive, which I am kind of reluctant to take out. I have Windows-7 OS which freezes constanly checking on that disk. I do not need that constant ...
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How to prevent window from becoming topmost?

I use an app called DeskPins to pin windows and make them topmost and it works great, even in Windows 7. I was wondering if there are any ways or app to make a window loose the topmost flag? I use an ...
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How to disable USB devices based on vendor ID in Linux?

I want to disable USB devices based on vendor ID in Linux, and allow only specific devices to be used. How can I do that?
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How do I disable screen updating while reformatting an Excel 2007 chart?

I have a chart with about 70,000 data points. When I format the axes or data series, Excel automatically updates the chart before I am finished editing the value. This is very slow (1+ minutes), even ...
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Debian - IPv6 disable 'Stateless Address Autoconfiguration'

I've installed Debian 6.0.6 running on kernel 2.6.32-5-amd64 and after the installation I assigned a static IPv6 address to the eth0 interface. This is how my /etc/network/interfaces file looks like: ...
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How to disable CD-ROM/DVD-ROM pooling during boot in Linux?

I have a Dell XPS L501X laptop dual-booting Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" (x64) and Windows 7. It has a TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-L633J DVD drive, which generates a lot of vibrations and noise whenever data is being ...