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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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1answer
796 views

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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0answers
159 views

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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1answer
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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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1answer
170 views

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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1answer
91 views

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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1answer
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How to disable Windows File Protection in Windows XP or 7 from Registry?

How to disable Windows File Protection in Windows 7 and/or XP from Registry? I want to automatically replace a driver with my created driver. I used PendingFileRenameOperations key in ...
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1answer
172 views

Disable Win+1-9 Hotkeys

Just downloaded Dexpot (virtual desktop application), and would like to assign the desktop switch hotkeys to Win-#, but these are already being used the by the system. Is there an easy way to ...
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2answers
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virus infection & task manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? For some time, my Task Manager is greyed out when I right click on the taskbar. It's even not shown in the ...
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disable headphone jack in Vista

I have a Dell Studio XPS 1645 laptop, it has 1 microphone and 2 headphone jacks. Problem is, one of the headphone jacks has became faulty and Windows thinks it's constantly in use, thus I can only ...
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Disable .NET in windows XP without deleting it?

I want to disable all .net come with windows but without uninstalling it. There is aspnet_regiis.exe -u for some version, but how can I disable all versions and then re enable them? Also, how can I ...
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1answer
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Disable window always-on-top

Is there a handy powertoy-like program I can use to kill the always-on-top mode of the most bothersome windows? Too bad that the programs I find useful and like to co-exist with other open programs ...
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2answers
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How to disable NCQ?

Is it possible to disable NCQ (Native Command Queuing) in Windows? Note: NCQ is a feature of AHCI (Advanced Host Controller Interface), a standard that applies to SATA drives. The reason one might ...
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2answers
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How to disable google updater, running in background as googleupdate.exe? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to stop the Google Update background tool? Hello, How to disable google updater, running in background as googleupdate.exe ? I tried Googling but none worked me ...
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1answer
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Disable Folder Options in Windows XP, Vista or 7

As an administrator, can I disable the folder options in the control panel for other accounts than mine? Whats the possible way of doing this?
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3answers
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How to disable “back” button on my mouse?

I have bought Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000. It's working just as I want it except that "back" button on the left side. I constantly hit it with the thumb and browser goes back. I am not ...
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2answers
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how do i disable all windows 7 shortcuts?

No matter what program I'm in, word, the internet, outlook, etc., I'm getting popup windows (print, new window, etc.) or edits just by hitting a key. I'm fairly certain I'm not hitting control or ...