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Windows 10: Error accessing certain settings

I've just completed a clean install of Windows 10 Pro on my Thinkpad W520 (4270cto) and I've noticed a strange error that occurs when attempting to adjust certain system settings. For example, if I ...
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Reduce text size on Windows 8.1 tablet

I have an HP Stream 7 (tablet) with Windows 8.1. The screen size in desktop mode is a little difficult to work with, and I was exploring changing up the resolution to make things a little easier to ...
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Windows 8.1 (Windows Server 2012 R2) to English language

I'm live in non-English country, but for years I'm using English OS and software. And for years I have little problem that feels really annoying to me. I'm talking about language detection on ...
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In excel, I want the word “Name” to display but not print

I have a census sheet in excel that has to list peoples name in a specified area. There are a set number of rooms that can contain people, but they are not all full at all times. I would like to have ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Toggle Mirror Displays in OSX Yosemite

In past versions of OSX you can toggle between mirror displays (if you have more than one monitor) and extend displays with the keyboard shortcut (Command + F1). In Yosemite however, when I try to use ...
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Keep wallpapers specific to individual PC under the same Microsoft account in 8.1

I have several Windows 8.1 machines, but finally set up my first with dual monitors. I log in with my Microsoft account on them all to maintain the experience between them all. However, I added a ...
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Window manager e17 starts at different resolution

I have installed Bodhi 2.4 on an old system. After the installation the resolution was automatically set to 800x600. I used xrandr -s 1024x768 to change the resolution. But now the window manager ...
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External monitor to laptop resolution [closed]

I own this laptop http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/VGN-FW41E and I would like to add an external screen like this one http://www.amazon.com/Dell-Ultrasharp-U2415-24-Inch-LED-Lit/dp/B00NZTKOQI ...
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Videos on YouTube and Windows Media Player are oversaturated; have too much contrast

When I play videos on Youtube in minimum screen or middle-sized, videos are normal. However when I play them in fullscreen the video is oversaturated (has too much contrast and light). The same ...
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How to enable lock screen & re-login with password in linux using Xset if possible?

I am trying to write a single script to work on all the linux distros which when executed should lock the screen after a defined period of inactivity. On wake up it should ask for password to ...
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Change screen resolution and size of all items when a specific application starts

My problem is that I am using a hiDPI screen with resolution 3200x1800 but when I launch some specific application, I cannot use this resolution because the text is too small. I tried to change the ...
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suddenly my ubuntu desktop view is stretched how to fix this

suddenly my Ubuntu desktop view is stretched how to fix this thanks in advance for any help check here it's not zoom problem http://postimg.org/image/3wxr6obw3/7ccb4994/ [ 16.383743] ...
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Windows 8.1: Login on one monitor, Start/Metro on the other

PROBLEM I'm on Windows 8.1. I have two monitors. I'll call them A and B. On A, I want: - Start/Metro screen On B, I want: - Login screen I don't care where applications spawn. So does anyone ...
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How to turn off display but not lock the screen in Windows 2012 R2

For various reasons I want my server to: Automatically turn off the display after 10 minutes of inactivity. Never go into sleep mode. Never lock the screen automatically. So, if I were to leave my ...
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Why set more bits per channel than the screen supports?

AMD CCC has a "preferred color depth" option that has BPC (Bits Per Channel) values of 8 and 10 and 12. I've set it to the least BPC in order to try to increase fps rendering. (I suspect the screen is ...
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Can scrollbars be made visible in Adobe Reader XI?

Due to some reason*, I would need to display vertical and horizontal scrollbar in Adobe Reader XI. (My installed version is 11.0.10.) I think I checked all preferences and did not find way to turn ...
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Blurry text on external monitor with High DPI Windows laptop

I have a Fujitsu u904 with 3200x1800 display and Windows 8.1. I had to scale my DPI to 200% to be able to read text on it. Of course I was expecting a lot better image scaling, since this is 2x ...
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Monitor turning off triggering password prompt on Windows 8

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro on a laptop. As soon as the laptop's display turns off, the computer requires me to enter a password to log back in. How can I prevent the display timeout from requiring a ...
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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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What Causes Windows 7 Display To Dim While Keyboard and Mouse Are Active?

I am working with two Windows 7 desktop computers, both of which have a unique problem I have not seen before. (To reiterate, these are not laptop computers; they have no battery and hence no battery ...
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I've installed the prnter using window 8 I now need to set up valid access. Where do I find the place to do this?

I have successfully installed my network printer using a laptop equipped with Windows 8. I not need to tell the installed printer who is using it. We have set up codes to track usage. I can't find ...
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Brightness adjustment on laptop display

I can no longer change brightness of my display on Acer Aspire V laptop. The function key/arrow key combo no longer works. Neither does using the control panel. In the control panel I can move the ...
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I'm having trouble getting my computer to save (multi) display settings

Dell 7010 Win XP SP3 NVIDIA Force 210 graphics card 2 monitors My sporadic problem: I have 2 monitors with my display set up as an extended desktop (horizontal span). Every once in a while when I ...
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Adaptive brightness cannot be disabled in Windows 8.1

I am battling with adaptive brightness on my laptop. It just cannot be disabled. I have it turned off in Windows power settings, Intel Graphic Control Panel but without any success. As soon as I ...
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Adjusting brightness and contrast on an ASUS monitor?

I feel really silly having to ask this but I can't figure out how to use the brightness and contrast buttons on my ASUS VS247H monitor. The buttons are clearly labeled but they don't seem to do ...
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how to configure which views to show in eclipse perspectives?

I would like to know how to configure which view i need to show up in my perspective? Each time i launch eclipse, the views are reset and close the below view tabs each time - Issue List Task List ...
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Opera crashes when I open “Settings”

I'm using the latest version of Opera ( 26.0.1656.24 in german) on a Win7 32-bit system. It runs fine, except when I open the Settings Tabs, then it crashes after 1-2 seconds without any error ...
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View on main monitor content of second distant monitor

Having main monitor, and a second monitor (HD TV) situated on a considerable distance from main PC. Is there any way/tool to see on the main monitor (maybe in small window) the content of second ...
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Windows Scaling Algorithm

When Windows scales a window the result is foggy (shown here: Windows 8.1 on high-DPI laptop display and normal-DPI external display ). What algorithm does Windows use to do window scaling? Is there ...
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Magnify Individual window in Windows 8.1

Do any programs exist which magnify a single window on a pixel level (that work with Windows 8.1)? By "pixel level" I mean that for 2x magnification each pixel in the program is displayed as a 2x2 ...
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2010 Outlook settings

Every morning when I open Outlook my mail options are reset, specificially my signnature fonts AND (the most irritating) in Advanced View Settings: Messages under "Group By" the "automatically group ...
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Laptop Brightness dims when charger is unplugged(no solution)?

Hello yesterday i bought DELL Inspiron 15 (3542) win 8.1. And noticed that if charger is plugged on, screen becomes brighter, and after unplugging dimmer. Of course i tried adjust screen brightness, ...
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How can I force letterboxing on my display?

What I want to do: I want to put vertical letterboxes on the sides of my widescreen display to run a 4:3 resolution while maintaining the native pixel-for-pixel aspect ratio and scaling: my display ...
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Terminal across two Monitors

I have two 24" Monitors connect to my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. For some purposes it would be helpful to maximize my Terminal over both Monitors as one big Window. I can drag a window larger with the mouse, ...
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How do I re-position the displayed image on my laptop?

I want to re-position the display on my ASUS K53SM laptop's screen because I somehow managed to damage some portion of it (and I don't want to spend on this laptop for the time being). Please refer ...
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Windows doesn't save the -turn off the display- time

I remember setting once the -turn off the display- to 1 minute. Ever since, I've been trying to change that to 10 or 5 minutes and the system actually does keep this change... until I reboot or ...
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Windows 7 laptop fonts DPI is too big breaking certain applications

I have just installed windows 7 on a laptop and the fonts seem to be doing weird things, Ive adjusted the DPI back to 100% (was 125% by default) however certain applications (old delphi programmed ...
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Monitor “out of range” error when entering Windows 7 safe mode

I have a working Windows 7 Professional installation on my computer that seems to be working properly. There are some changes I'd like to make to the system with an administrator account, and my ...
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Why do laptop screens flicker during video mode changes? [duplicate]

Changing the display mode (resolution and/or refresh rate) causes the screen to flicker or go dark for a few seconds before the image stabilizes. At least this happens on all laptops and desktops I've ...
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Is there a way to specify separate scaling factors for multiple monitors in Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Series 7 Ultra laptop with the latest update to Windows 8.1. I am using an additional digital monitor with the same nominal resolution (1080p) as the laptop, but much larger in size ...
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How do I choose which font Chrome uses for cursive and fantasy?

How can I tell Chrome which font it should display when a website has cursive or fantasy for a font family? Firefox has abouf:config settings for it. Other browsers, like SeaMonkey and older Opera ...
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Can we enable 1920 X 1200 HiDPI mode on OS X 10.9.2?

with RDM, we can enable a number of displays such as the Retina 15" or Retina 13" to do the 1920X1080 HiDPI but with some screen area blacked out. Can we enable 1920 X 1200 by overriding some system ...
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Modifying TV setting universally via PC

I was thinking of developing a program for Windows that can change TV settings. Where I work, we change TV settings often and on MANY tv's and I was wondering if it would be possible to enter data ...
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Second monitor stuck in wrong orientation

I accidentally pressed Ctrl + Alt + Down (Windows 7) when a second display was connected and flipped all the screen orientations. I quickly pressed Ctrl + Alt + Up to restore it but the second monitor ...
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Laptop screen turn blank after windows 8 boot logo

I recently installed Windows 8 on a Dell Inspiron (N5110) laptop which had been previously running Windows 7 Ultimate. After the installation the laptop restarted, displaying the windows 8 logo ...
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ASUS PB238Q Color RGB keeps changing

Following on from my previous question. Going into the Menu I noticed that 2 of the colors were set to 100, whilst one was set to 0 hence the yellow tint. Anyway, I set all three colours to 100, ...
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ASUS PB238Q Yellow tint

I bought the said monitor around 5 weeks ago and have been using it with a blue rigger DVI cable with no problems. Anyway, tonight I got in from work and used the PC for around an hour, everything ...
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What does the IE “Display intranet sites in compatibility mode” option do? Why is it a default in IE?

What does the "Display intranet sites in compatibility mode" option in IE mean exactly? Why would it be the default? I design and develop with Mac vs PC so I am not particularly savvy when it comes ...
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DPI Settings on Windows 2008 Server

Is my assumption correct that changing the DPI setting on a Windows 2008 will affect all users? (The setting is per machine).
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How to change display settings to mirroring in Windows 8 from command line?

I need to change the display settings in Windows 8, but I cannot use the Control Panel and I must use the command line. My question is, how do I set the displays to mirror each other instead of ...