In computers, a window is one of the fundamental elements of a GUI (graphical user interface), usually rectangular in shape and connected to a process, allowing that process to display output as well as accept input. In modern operating systems, multiple windows can overlap each other and be resized ...

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Strange Folder Appeared, Can't be DELETED

After some time I created a folder I noticed that there was exact duplicate of this folder which was Exact same Format, Name, Direction, I can't Delete it, Move it or Rename it, it shows up this ...
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How to set relative display size in Windows 10?

I'm currently configuring my displays in Windows 10. I have a central monitor which is bigger and runs at a higher resolution than the two surrounding monitors. As such, whenever I move my mouse ...
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How to set time synchronization server from command line?

I need to set "the name of the synchronization server" and check "enable synchronization" option from the command line (possibly using W32tm.exe). I tried different options, manage to only manually ...
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Hard drive partition not responding

Hi i went through your blogs regarding the IT support, I have Samsung laptop and for last one week it is given me problem, my laptop hard drive has 2 partition by the name of C and D, whatever iam ...
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Windows 10 windows all return to main monitor on sleep

Running Windows 10 Enterprise RTM. With two monitors, after the computer goes to sleep all windows return to main monitor. When only locking the computer and waking it up again windows stay where they ...
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How do I stop the RuntimeBroker exe from using excessive amounts of CPU?

Just upgraded to Windows 10 and my machine is running a lot of CPU!, and this is on an i7 Checked Task Manager and the first culprit looks to be the RuntimeBroker.exe Is there anyway to get this ...
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Cannot install Google chrome on Windows 10

When I try to install Google chrome on Windows 10, the following message is being shown on screen "installation failed. The Google chrome installer failed to start". How do I resolve this issue?
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I have an SSH session. Now I want to run a script on the remote host that opens in a new window on the local host. Is this possible?

I'm on Machine A and am SSHing into a headless remote host Machine B. (Ubuntu 14.10 Server.) I have several scripts that I wish to run. However, they will occupy my session window. These scripts are ...
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Disabling volume control on win 7 background window [duplicate]

If I have an application running in the front window, then change window focus, the sound in the prior-forward window is silenced. Is there a way to prevent this, especially for a particular window ...
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I cannot adjust screen brightness in Windows 10

I have Lenovo Ideapad Z510 with Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600 and NVIDIA GeForce 840M and I cannot adjust the screen brightness, I think now it is 100%. Yesterday there was no problems and it wasn't 100% ...
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Windows 10 update now showing on windows 8

I am using windows 8. Windows 10 update not showing while windows 8.1 update showing in store. Should i update my windows 8 to 8.1 first? or can i get direct windows 10 update?
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How can I permanently fix a window that starts off-screen?

When running SQL Server Management Studio 2014, the Connect Object Explorer window always starts off-screen: I've tried the ALT+SPACE+M trick from this SU question and that works to move it, but ...
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How to make Firefox 39 display the page title of the active tab in the window title bar?

After upgrading to Firefox 39, the title of the page in the currently active tab is no longer displayed in the browser window's title bar. (In fact, there is no real title bar at all, even after ...
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Ubuntu like windows place shortcuts for MS Windows

I work with both Ubuntu and MS Windows. I love the Ubuntu shortcuts like Ctrl + Alt + rightarrow which moves windows to the left half of the desktop and Ctrl + Alt + NumPad 9 which moves the window ...
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rar - command line switch for exclude compress but store?

Assuming I have few files like : --- +Royi | +---1.txt +---2.txt +---3.Avi +---4.mp4 +---5.docx looking at : rar a -r -m1 Royi myArchive.rar This will shrink all ...
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Unshrinkable windows/dialogs like Photos, in Yosemite - can I make them smaller?

I saw this question on Superuser, from 9/14: On Mac OS X, some windows are a fixed size (eg. Photo Booth): Is there a way I can make them smaller to take up less space on a smaller screen?" I ...
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Opening new windows the same place(x.y) as the first window opened (Win8.1)

Can't find a solution for my problem described in prev. topic here: Opening new windows the same place(x.y) as the first window opened [Win8.1] Long story short, the Launch folder windows in ...
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Cant physically type in variable value text box when editing PATH environment variable

I am quite lost with this and hope someone faces similar problem and fixed it. But it's as simple as not being able to type in the provided text box for changing variables values in the PATH. I can ...
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Virus hides files, shrinks total capacity

A virus infected my hard drive. The drive's capacity is 1 TB and has different type of files on it, 400 GB+ in total. Suddenly all the files disappear, and I tried to show hidden files, but ...
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Windows: Stop users from deleting files NTFS

I've changed the NTFS permissions on a folder called share1 that means users from group 'nodelete' do not have permissions 'delete' or 'delete subfolders and files' This seemed to work OK, except one ...
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Why are Chrome windows/tabs still considered open if I snap them to the side?

I have discovered that if I snap a Chrome window to the side and I switch to a different window, things that would normally pause when I leave keep running. I mostly use this for trivial things, such ...
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Switching Photoshop CS5 from a PC to Apple?

PC using Photoshop CS5 I bought years ago. Want to change to Apple. Can I transfer Photoshop CS5 to Apple without problems?
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resizing firefox window changes the location on the page

I'm reading through the online book a byte of python, and only have one monitor. I usually have my IDE and the book (firefox window) each taking up half of my page, but often change the size of the ...
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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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Tear off tabs in GVIM just like chrome or firefox

Is there a way to move tabs to a different instance of GVIM? I'm looking for something similar to how most web browsers function. When you drag a tab out of its current window, it either creates a new ...
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How to lock docked window settings in Visual Studio 2013

I am using Visual Studio 2013 and obviously customized the windows' (Solution, Error, Server Explorer, etc.) location within the IDE by docking some and making some hidden in places I feel suited. I ...
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Prevent windows 7 or 8 from opening windows on top [duplicate]

When I launch a program on windows it usually opens on top. It does not care if you are currently working on the other screen. It will take off the focus on the window you are working on and give ...
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logging into Windows 7 ultimatix when administrator password is forgotten [duplicate]

I've only one account i.e. administrator associated with my Windows 7. I've forgot the password of my system. so I'm not able to login into system. how to reset/recover the password??
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How to customise search bar in start menu of Windows 10 Insider Preview?

By default, Windows 10 performs search in my programs, my folders, settings and Web. How I can customise these? I don't want to use Web. It consume my internet traffic, and it is a reason for the ...
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Application orientation for multiple monitors

If you have multiple monitors, when you disconnect them (or close the laptop if you have one), all of the application windows migrate to the remaining screen(s). I want to be able to plug into my two ...
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Gedit and evince windows do not tile properly in KDE

This happens: When I use a window tiling shortcut in KDE: I'm guessing as the problem happens with gedit and evince it's a bug related to using gnome apps in KDE. Are there any workarounds or ...
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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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Unset “Windows to go” on Windows 8.1

While trying to boot my Windows 8.1 OS I was able to make it seen as a Windows to Go OS, while now I moved back the HD internally. In order to enable BitLocker I need to remove the "Windows to Go" ...
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Mail app window will not open

I select Mail from dock or applications, the dot shows beneath the mail icon, but the Mail window does not open. I have to right-click the icon and select new window. Anyway to get this back ...
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Open files in new Sublime window on Ubuntu

I currently switched from gedit to Sublime Text. One thing I liked with gedit, but what is missing in Sublime, is that new files are opened in a new window when the current window is in another ...
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Connection issue in windows server through remote desktop client in azure:Your credentials didnt work

I have created a windows server in azure cloud service and after that when i am trying to connect through remote desktop client it didn't work. I will get this Your credentials did not work I ...
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Why does the set command display more environment variables than the environment variables gui?

When I run the set command in command prompt the first variable I see is But when I open my Environment Variables GUI I don't see ALLUSERSPROFILE Why is that? There are numerous other ...
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Lync Message Window “Invisible” Display

I have a few incidents within Lync where an open message window goes "invisible" leaving a bevelled outline on the screen a nothing more... no buttons appear, I cannot enter text and I cannot close ...
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System's flash player instead of chrome's version

Ever since chrome updated, I became unable to use my system's flash player... Instead, I am forced to use pepper flash which uses 99% CPU when playing youtube videos. Only one flash player is listed ...
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How can I set Vivaldi (browser) to use my system window decorators/borders?

How can I set Vivaldi to use my system window decorators/borders? With Chrome/Chromium set you do this with a boolean option in the window border’s context menu. I’ve not yet found a similar setting ...
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How to identify which process is running which window in Mac OS X?

I’d like to know if it is possible to identify which process is responsible for creating/managing a window in Mac OS X. For example, when multiple instances of an application are started, how can I ...
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How can I move the Microsoft Word Styles Pane when the top is off the screen?

The Microsoft Word Styles Pane is opening with the top 20% off the top of the screen. How can I move it? Normal windows can be moved via the keyboard using the alt-space shortcut, but that doesn't ...
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How to boot to Windows 8.1 in UEFI boot mode?

I recently installed Windows 8.1 from a USB drive. In order to boot from the USB drive, I had to disable secure boot in the BIOS and switched to Legacy boot mode (from UEFI boot mode). After the ...
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Sorting files by time created

My wife and I work as wedding photographers. It would be massively helpful if I could sort photographs by time taken. I know I can sort them by date but if I could sort them by time too, it would ...
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How to start and shutdown computer at a given time [duplicate]

I want to start and shutdown at some given time. For example if I want to shutdown after 1 hour then I can simply right click then create a shortuct and type shutdown -s -t 3600 then my computer will ...
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Move and resize window using a script in Mac OS X

I want to move and resize a window to a particular position and size based on percentage values (e.g.: 30% of screen width; positioned at 2/3rd of screen height). Can this be done using shell ...
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Alt +Tab broken in Windows 8.1

alt+tab stopped working correctly at some point. The selected app will not rise to the top. It will stay under whatever window is currently selected. Edit: I don't think this is alt+tabb anymore. ...
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Is there a way to force or maintain the aspect ratio of a window when resizing it?

I have certain windows like VLC for example that I'd like to be able to resize without them losing a 16:9 ratio. This would be useful for image viewers too. And just plain functionality would be ...
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Ubuntu Multi-monitor window placement issues

I have had this really annoying problem with Ubuntu 14.10 causing windows to open on the wrong monitor. This can happen when opening programs but it is more noticeable when opening a window of a ...
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Launching 2 Google Chrome windows in different positions

I am trying to create shortcuts (to eventually add to startup folder) on Windows 7 that will launch Google Chrome as two differently sized window at two different positions, in app mode. I have two ...