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How to remove http:// adding in addressbar of google-chrome/firefox?

Chrome add the http:// when I copy address from addressbar, i often paste the address to console, to ping or ssh, it is possible to copy only hostname from addressbar ? How to switch off that feature ...
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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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Creating a functional MS Access runtime application

I have created a functional Access database Feuilles.accdb. I want several users to be able to enter information via the form interface I created without having access (hehe) to the tables and ...
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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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How do I give HTTP connections higher priority in TP-LINK TD-8901G modem?

I have a TP-LINK modem. My web browsing/surfing speed decreases when I'm transferring files between other computers which are connected to this modem, and when a torrent client is downloading from 20+ ...
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How to make the Firefox's message “… is now fullscreen” less obtrusive?

Illustration of the problem When a web page in Firefox switches to full-screen then even though the website is allowed to switch to full-screen automatically (Tools > Page Info > Permissions > Enter ...
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How to always highlight playing track in Foobar2000 playlist in the Default UI?

In Foobar's default user interface, the current playing track is signaled only by a very discreet arrow - no bold, no highlight, no different color. The only 'highlighting' happens by selecting ...
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Windows 10 VPN Connect Button Cumbersome

I installed Win 10 Pro and added a Windows VPN connection. When I press the network icon in lower right edge, I see all my connections including my VPN connection. However, when I click on it, the ...
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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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Can't “Change All” in Word 2013 grammar checker

I am using the classic spell checker* in Word 2013. "Check grammar with spelling" is selected, writing style is "Grammar only," and "Spaces required between sentences" is 2. For some reason, when ...
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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 ...
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Avoiding the “Replace?” dialog on Send To in Windows 8

I use a network share as a backup for work I'm doing locally. Every so often, I switch to Explorer, right-click on recently-edited files, and select Send To | Backup (X:\). However, since the ...
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All text changed to symbols in Windows 10 - Emergency

I booted my computer and now this is what I'm looking at. It's like my system font was set to Marlett. Furthermore, certain apps are unaffected, such as Chrome, Settings, (most of) TeamViewer, ...
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Menu select item stuck on screen after context or command menu has closed

Periodically when I select a menu command, the label or selected option gets "stuck" on screen and won't go away. I can close all open applications, including whichever one I was using when it got ...
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I'm stuck with Youtube's new experimental ui (found non-flash solution) [closed]

For a long time Youtube has this new experimental ui: http://www.androidpolice.com/2015/04/12/youtubes-experimental-web-player-interface-can-be-activated-using-a-chrome-extension/ Which can be turned ...
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Couple's Computing: Easy way for wife to get some mouse clicks in on my computer?

My wife and I... have a wall of screens. 1 for her, 4 for me. (It's unfair.) About 26 sq ft of screen mounted on the wall. So sometimes, it would be nice if she could just move her mouse over from ...
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Show deleted emails in Office 2013 conversation view

Another major efficiency-reducing problem with Office 2013 is that they have filtered out items from the Deleted Items folder from conversation view, even if you select the "Show Message from Other ...
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Alternative UI for Skype on Windows? [closed]

I know that there is no full-scale alternative client as the Skype protocol is closed, but perhaps there is an alternative UI for the official Skype client?
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How to pin a program from a drive different than C: to the Start Menu?

I have several programs installed on another drive (F:\) than my system drive (C:\). On Windows 7 I had the possibility to pin those programs both to the Start Menu and the taskbar. I just had to ...
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windows 10 UI Language

I am upgrading to Windows 10 from 7. The installation begins OK but at some point I am offered 3 options "what do I want to save". The first is greyed out and asks if I want to keep all settings, ...
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Why might a browser sometimes ask for confirmation when going to an HTTPS page?

When I click on a link to an HTTPS link, the browser will sometimes ask for confirmation or channel me though a form before it will allow me to se the page. Why would it do this? (This question ...
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Is there a way to disable custom webkit scrollbars?

Is there an extension, custom user stylesheet, etc. that will disable or revert the customization of scrollbars in Webkit based browsers like Google Chrome? I like the plain, native scrollbars but I ...
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No UI after installing Lion Skin Pack in Windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1. I installed Lion Skin Pack and after rebooting I see a black screen and no user interface. There's no explorer, no taskbar, no system tray, no nothing. Pressing the Windows button ...
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How to group windows during switching?

I like how different windows of the same program are grouped on a taskbar in Windows 7. It's very handy when you need to have many windows opened in the same time. But in a pane which appears during ...
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Glitch where some applications show white boxes instead of UI elements on Win 8.1

I've been having some issues with a couple of programs where some UI elements are rendered white. When I hover some of them become visible while they are animating or something like that, as you can ...
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Remove specific cookie on firefox

I am doing some testing of firefox and got myself into situation where I need some cookies to be present while some others to be removed. I could write javascript that would do this, but was wondering ...
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How to make router's log-in pop-up?

When I go to my router's log-in page(192.168.xxx.xxx), there is a non-HTML and non-CSS pop-up. How do I make it?
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Dell Latitude E5500 - Cannot change boot order with keyboard, must use touchpad

We just bought a few Latitude E5550 laptops. I wanted to boot from an installation CD, so I had to change the boot order. Instead of being a text-based BIOS configuration that is easy to navigate ...
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Touch-Screen UI Overlay for right-mouse button

How can I create an overlay that has only one button for right-mouse-click, that always stays on top even in graphical games. I would like to use that to play some games on my touchscreen, that need ...
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How force Jenkins to show UI always in English?

I'm using Google Chrome. When I'm using Jenkins (This is remote service, I don't have control over it) then part of UI is displaying in my local language. How can I tell Jenkins to always display ...
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Stop application windows hiding when app loses focus

How can I stop windows on my mac (Mac OS Snow Leopard) from hiding when the app that owns the window loses focus. Not all apps on the mac do this, but Photoshop and Transmission are perfect examples ...
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Windows 8 Programs' right-click menus/drop down lists showing up garbled

It seems more and more menus, drop down lists, etc. across many programs on my machine are showing garbage instead of their actual contents. Check out the screenshot: I don't recall if I had this ...
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How to remove the User picture from Login and Lock screen?

Can I remove the User picture entirely from the login screen & lock screen in Windows 7?
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OS X: how to hide all windows except one?

I've been using Mac for over a year now and I can't figure one thing out. I have a lot of windows opened at once usually, then there's a point at which I want to drag & drop something from my ...
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Multiple page display order - how to switch between RTL and LTR?

I'm using MS Word 2010 on Windows 7. My regional settings are he-il, my Windows languages are Hebrew and English, and I work on both Hebrew and English documents. When I use 'Page Layout' view on ...
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Windows 2012 server without gui

I have a Windows 2012 server from a VPS and I RDP to it to manage. Due to low memory, I want to remove the UI infrastructure and only use remote telnet. For this I have the Telnet server switched on ...
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minimize button is gray and non responsive, how do regain that function

I have a MacBook Pro and am running OS X Yosemite. The minimize button goes gray if the window is opened fully. This happened before and I found an answer online but am unable to find a solution now. ...
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How to get back to the default look of Firefox (Iceweasel) UI on CrunchBang?

I've just installed CrunchBang and I'm exploring the default Firefox front end called Iceweasel. However, the UI of it seems to be tweaked to be Windows-friendly. Instead of the familiar "File Edit ...
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iMovie 10.0.2 - features gone?

I was using iMovie for years - nice and easy editing of family movies; was happy with the looks and tools layout. Then iMovie updated a few times (now it is 10.0.2). And I just can't find things. ...
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How to set Notepad++ GUI text to a bigger font?

I can't seem to find anything about this topic anywhere on the net, so I am asking here. Is there any way to increase visual font styles of the interface's text of Npp? I am not talking about the ...
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change mac appearance color (from blue and graphite)

The choice of either Blue or Graphite in Appearance looks so poor and sad. I am running OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 but the same ever boring colors have been in all versions. Screenshot: is there ANY way ...
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High contrast theme and Firefox-Font colour issues?

I have turned on high contrast theme in Windows 7, the problem now is the theme is interfering with firefox( no problem with Opera) and the pages loading. For example, the below given is a screenshot ...
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Registry fix to stop Outlook etc ignoring first click?

If I click to change to another ribbon tab in Outlook when Outlook is behind another window, the tab change doesn't work. Same deal if I click anything else in Outlook. The click just gives Outlook ...
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Only show unread senders in Outlook 2013 conversation view

In Outlook 2013, all the senders in a thread are bolded when any new message arrives. In Outlook 2010, when a conversation has an unread message, the title is bolded and the list of senders in the ...
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Cycling through files by filename in Midnight Commander

Sorry if I should have posted this as a feature request to mc developers somewhere. This is such a common and useful functionality I assumed it ought to be there, yet I can't find it. What I want is ...
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Cancel a diff in Diffmerge

How do I cancel/abort a diff in DiffMerge? All I see right now is this: No "Cancel" button. Help!
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How do you interpret the taskbar icon in windows 7 for Network connection?

One thing that annoys me to no end about Windows 7 is the status displayed by the network icon present in the taskbar. Often you can't identify what's making it have a grey color. It returns to normal ...
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How to resize used area in metro?

When I run an older program in my laptop i.e Worms Armageddon sometimes the Metro interface "area with icons" will be resized to a part of the screen. If I restart the computer it gets back to ...
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How to get Foobar to be as WinAmp'y as possible?

I want to switch away from the terrible memory-eating monster that is WinAmp, and foobar2000 keeps coming up as an alternative. However, it's myriad plug-ins and weird UI are kind of daunting to me. ...
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Viewing conversation history as one piece in Adium

Conversation logs in Adium is split by days and polluted with "User Connected/Disconnected" statuses. Is it possible to see a conversation history as a single scrollable window, preferably without ...