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How to make my pc look like the photo I have attached? [on hold]

How can I make my Windows 10 look like this : It is gained from this question from Movies StackExchange.
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Is there a button that connects through Serial/RS232? [on hold]

I've been searching the web for a button that connects via RS-232 (single button, similar to what you would see on an Arcade game). I know I could take a crack at making one but I am more interested ...
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Closing eclipse view - Java [on hold]

X-post from Stackoverflow I am experience a weird issue with my code. It's an old program and I'm using outdated versions of the eclipse libraries. C:\eclipse\plugins\org.eclipse.ui_3.105.0....
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Orange Canvas - How to enable high DPI support

I'm trying-out Orange Canvas, but the GUI is painful on my high DPI screen. Is there a straightforward way to fix this? The icons in the left-menu are a mess, and there are complications in other ...
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Foxit Reader: Display/Search through PDF comments?

I would like to find a method of listing all comments for a given PDF, or searching through them using next/previous navigation. However, the only method appears to be scanning the document by eye, ...
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Win7 keeps warning me about “slow performance” and disables Aero & UI effects. It is decidedly wrong

In the last few days, Windows has started giving me warnings about "slow performance" and subsequently disabling Aero and all the UI effects. I'm getting this a few times a day. This is Windows 7 ...
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How to force dialog windows to be displayed in front?

When I open a zenity dialog window with bash, the window is always displayed in the background rather than in front of the terminal window. For example zenity --info --title='Just a title' --text='...
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Windows 7 toolbar's “menu” displayed on left screen, how to move it to main (right) screen?

(I suppose this also applied to Windows 8, 8.1 & 10 but didn't test on those systems.) Users can add toolbars on Taskbar through right click on Taskbar > Toolbars > New toolbars, just like the ...
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Most effective way to display the internet light-on-dark?

Due to some serious lapse of judgement, most of the internet, this site included >:(, is displayed as black-on-white ­­— which is the way that it makes sense to display printed text — instead of light-...
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In GUFW, the Ubuntu graphical firewall app, how should I interpret the “report” tab?

Pretty basic question - I've looked at the Ubuntu documentation wiki (which is the documentation linked from the gufw.org website), but it doesn't even mention the "report" information never mind ...
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W3M: Disabling page title

W3M is a great browser. But sometimes the page title that appears in the bottom becomes very annoying. How can I disable it? I tried the available switches that are suggested when w3m is called ...
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Default window transparency on Windows 10

Is there a way to set the default transparency for all newly opened windows (for any application) on Windows 10? There are many utilities out there that allow you to manually change the transparency ...
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Enable the Volume OSD in Windows 10

So I have a Windows 10 device that recently lost the ability to display the Volume OSD thing when pressing the volume keys, and (contrary to what others seem to want) I want it back. This is ...
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Firewall Sonicwall NSA 250M VPN

I use a Firewall soniwall NSA250M on which I have set up VPN access. From my home I can connect without concern but once at the office and connected to the internet I arrive to open the VPN tunnel. ...
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Google search results greyed out on Firefox

I logged in to my work computer today and came across this weird issue: It's worth noting that none of these websites were visited by me. I tried opening Firefox in Safe Mode but the issue ...
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Windows 10 - UI Doubled in scale after laptop screen replacement

I had my damaged laptop screen replaced recently, however after the replacement everything in the windows UI is doubled in size. Everything is overwhelmingly huge now and makes it very hard on my eyes ...
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How to re-enable directory content pop-up in file path text fields?

(For Windows 10 Home, so no gpedit) DavidPostill linked to install instructions for gpedit, but relevant GPO not found. In other words, I am talking about the text fields/combo boxes in the Run/...
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How to bring a forced Dialog box from a Windows Application to background?

often applications open a dialog/message box and you can't focus the main application until you closed the dialog box. is there a way/a tool to "unlock" such a dialog box to be able to focus the main ...
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Windows XP, classic theme, empty space at the bottom of taskbar, caused by language bar

I have to use Windows XP for work reasons and this UI bug is a small but constant annoyance. When classic theme is enabled, taskbar elements don't align with the size of the taskbar, leaving a few ...
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Chrome: recent history in URL autocomplete

I'm giving Chrome another try since it recently made vast improvements in its memory management and performance is much better than in Firefox. There are some features from Firefox I'm really missing, ...
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Is it possible to change direction for the slide pane (thumbnails) in PowerPoint?

Sometimes I use PowerPoint in "half screen mode" (windows and left/right arrow key). When I do this I have a lot of vertical, but not horizontal, space. To use the screen space more efficiently I ...
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Windows 10 make Android-like folders on desktop

I like to be able to see my wallpaper, so I want to just have one folder with all my program shortcuts on the desktop. However, it's not very slick to have to open up Windows explorer to access the ...
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Disable click-through on windows

Is there a way to disable click-through in Windows 10? Click-through being when you click on a button in an inactive window, it makes the window active and also triggers the button. I'd rather it just ...
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How to remove the translucent white theme overlay introduced in Firefox 44?

Starting from Firefox 44, the browser overlays all themes with a translucent white overlay. In Firefox 43, the theme you had chosen wasn't overlayed (except for the active tab in the tabs row). (...
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blank/flashing Windows user interface

I've got a strange behaviour that happens randomly on my Wind 7 64-bits. Basically at random moments, some stuff that uses the Windows UI starts to get blank or flashing. Below there's an image ...
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Progress Bar in Excel 2013

I have a training doc on Excel, with multiple sheets, showing multiple tasks that need to be done. On the home page (worksheet) I would like to show a progress bar showing the amount of tasks complete ...
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how to access my Billion 7800VDOX router web UI after having configured it in bridge mode (modem)?

Unfortunately the ip address I usually use doeesn't work. No reference in the manual or whatever. The router is doing its job as a modem (connected to a router).
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Windows: How change the view icons on the window lower right corner

How I can change, say Details View icon to List View icon and Large Icons View icon to Tiles View icon ? I've searched everywhere and found nothing about it.
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Need help using procmon to debug “Power surge on USB port”

Like many others, I've seen a power surge on usb port error message pop up on my computer. Tried the usual fixes including replacing usb equipment and drivers. No luck. However, I have noticed that ...
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Word / Office menus grayed out?

Somehow my copy of Microsoft Office Word (version 2013) has gotten in a bad place and all the menus are grayed out. For example, here is a screen shot of the Options dialog for example: Notice how ...
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Explain GUI-less to beginners

Yesterday I got asked: "why a server does not have a display?" and "why some applications have to run on the terminal, rather than having a nice look-and-feel UI/UX?" While I had my technical answers,...
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Showing Visio 2007 grid on top of shapes?

Is it possible to display the grid in Visio 2007 on top of opaque shapes rather than beneath them? For example, in the below screenshot, I'd like the grid to be visible even in the area of the white ...
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On Debin Stretch, LXDE doesn't scale-down some application icons

I use IceWeasel on Debian Stretch, with LXDE. While most application icons display just fine (including IceDove), the IceWeasel icon exhibits a problem. Very often (but not always!) the large icon ...
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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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Can I somehow display git file statuses in sidebar in Sublime Text 3?

I've seen this cool feature in Atom, where in bottom left corner Git status is displayer (like which branch, how many files changed etc) and in the sidebar files that are created but not added and ...
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How to remove the “enable editing” banner in Foxit?

I want to read a PDF/A document in Foxit. I love reading in "fit page" zoom, and so I insist on maximizing screen space vertically, as missing vertical pixels result in a smaller rendering of the main ...
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how to send keyboard to the right host when sharing a keyboard among several hosts

I have two hosts (windows-7) running side by side. I use Mouse without Borders to use a single mouse/keyboard (using Synergy I have the same issue, so all here applies too). In each host I am ...
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KDE Plasma Alt-Tab behavior options - most of them are missing

I just started using KDE plasma (on Debian Stretch). Now, I'm a simple, old-fashioned guy... ok, that's not true, but when it comes to Alt-Tab I am. I just want the plain old Alt-Tab behavior - like ...
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How do I get rid of the page counter on the right hand side of Chrome's PDF viewer?

When I'm reading PDFs on Chrome, every time I scroll up or down, a little icon appears on the right-hand side telling me what page I'm on: It's really bugging me, especially if the article is ...
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strange behaviour with return/enter key in Brackets

I'm learning web development, but Adobe Brackets' enter key behaviour is a little strange in my opinion. What happens is this: I type <html like so: then once I add the remaining >, it ...
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Scroll to the right in excel formula entry field

I can't believe this question hasn't been asked, but I can't find an answer anywhere on the webs, so: There are lots of formula entry boxes scattered around in excel that are too darn small, and for ...
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Make Skype for Business less horrible-looking?

At my new job, we use Skype for Business (SfB). As a chat client, it works sort of okay (although there are things such as the chat history* that are too simplistic or harder to get to than they ...
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Why does the Mac OS X Finder append “ copy” to a filename when duplicating it but adds a number to it (2, 3, etc…) if it’s copied via drag and drop?

The title says it all. Not much of an issue as much as I am curious about some Mac OS X Finder behavior I just noticed today and if there is any documentation on this behavior. In this first ...
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Windows - applications lose captions, ability to respond to mouse clicks, context menus corrupted

This is a problem that has been a minor annoyance for some time now. I have seen it in Windows 8.1 and 10. What happens is that an application starts up and is missing some aspect of the UI. In the ...
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How can I disable the 'unmount' option for my second internal harddisk in Ubuntu?

Edit: it seems that this is a known bug and that it is impossible. How can I disable the 'unmount' option for my second internal harddisk in Ubuntu? My system consists of a 128GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. ...
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How can one turn off spellchecking in Notepad++?

I have 6.8.3; the solutions given here: How can one turn off spell checking in Notepad++? ... are for version 6.5 or so. The UI items mentioned in the solution are no longer present. That is, my ...
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Right clicking on windows logo in Server 2012 r2 brings nothing up and empty Tools menu in Server Manager

There is something wrong with the user interface on my server, when I right click on the windows logo (in the lower left corner) then nothing happens, no menu appears with the usual options. Also in ...
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Disable Windows 10 from asking for Live.com password every reboot?

Windows 10 used to boot without asking for a password. Then, Windows made me enter my "live.com" credentials in order to download one of those live-tile apps. Now suddenly every time I reboot, I ...
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Client Side Mouse Tracking Software [closed]

In 2 weeks we have a field test for our developed web application (company internal) and about 15 end users are invited to test our web application. For this field test we want to track their mouse ...
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Access Supermicro web interface images

I'm trying to change some pictures on the Supermicro web interface. I noticed that they are in http://IPADDRESS/images/ from right clicking and opening image, but when I go to that URL (/images) it ...