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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How does vsync work for a window covering multiple screens with different refresh rate?

I´ve purchased a new monitor with 144Hz refresh rate. My old monitor support 60Hz. It got me thinking: How does vsync for a window work when it cover both screens? Do developers (like myself) have ...
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Reset code and userform window positions in Microsoft Office VBA

When we open UserForms and code modules in a Microsoft Office VBA project (Word, Excel or Access), we can change the size and location of these windows. MS Office saves the last position for these ...
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Laptop keeps making a notification sounds for no reason

Everytime I turn my laptop ON, it constantly makes the " open program " notification sound even though I haven't opened any programs or new windows. Someone please help, it's so annoying and I'm not ...
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Win7 Power Button text is changing

Really need a superuser's help. Have a Win7 Home 64 system with all MS updates as of this writing. The Power Button action has been set to "Restart". Some time after reboot, the button text changes ...
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What is Window Station?

I have tried to look up in Internet and didn't find answers. Moreover, I didn't understand very well this explanation. Can someone explain what Window Station is in simple terms? Where do you use it? ...
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How to limit device can connect unlimited and limit speed on tl-wr740n?

Now I'm using TL-WR740N router. There are many devices that connected. I want to use 4 devices with unlimited speed but others is limit. How can I do?
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Is it possible to turn visible the invisible window's borders of Windows 10?

SCENARIO This is a brief introduction for those who don't know the next information: The new Windows 10's flat window style uses a different window-border mechanism than previous Windows versions, ...
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Why does my browser zoom change when moving a window from one monitor to another?

I frequently toss browser windows from one display to another while working but I've noticed that IE (version 11 on Windows 8.1) will change the zoom level of the window when I do this. I have two ...
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Windows 10: Small resolution programs mess up all open window's sizes

Here's the situation: Open a fullscreen game that has a small resolution (old games for example, or even more recent games made in certain engines like rpgmaker). All open programs get shrunk to ...
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How to cycle through applications in current space on Mac OS?

I want to separate my applications for personal use from those I use for work. Working on a different desktop doesn't solve anything, since I use Cmd-Tab and Cmd-` exclusively to switch between ...
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Find out window size in Windows

A game is running in a window in Windows 10 and I need to know what the resolution of that window (without decoration) is. In Linux, xwininfo can provide the wanted information. An option is to make ...
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Windows 10 boot loader appears twice

My Windows 10 Pc was working fine, when suddenly I encountered this problem. When I boot my pc on, the boot-loader appears twice, first it finishes and then it comes again, and this time its very long....
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Dragging task manager window is jerky; all others are smooth

I just clean installed Windows 7 on a computer, and I've run into a very odd problem. While dragging Chrome, Office and other application windows is very smooth, if I drag the task manager window, ...
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Windows maximizing in the wrong monitor

I have a multimonitor setup, and every time minimize, for example, Google Chrome which was in monitor 3 or 2, when i maximize it again it always puts it back in the primary monitor, which is really ...
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How to resize window size according to a specific process name on console command?

I have an application, which automatically maximizes its window in each launch. Is it there any command like Win32 MoveWindow which can reposition and resize the window, according to a specific ...
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Retain Aspect Ratio of a Window when Resized

I'd like to, for example, be able to hold Shift in order to keep the aspect ratio of a window the same when I'm resizing it by clicking and dragging the arrows which appear on the side of the window - ...
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How can I switch between Google Chrome windows, including minimized ones, on Mac OS X?

On OS X apps I can switch between apps using ⌘+Tab. And I can switch between multiple "normal" windows of an app using ⌘+`. I know that switching between full-screen Chrome windows is special and ...
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Enable OCR in Greenshot

I run Windows 10 with Microsoft Office professional Plus 2016 on my computer. Looks like MS OCR functionality is enabled in my system since OneNote is able to copy text from image. But how to enable ...
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Copying content from one directory to another [duplicate]

I'm copying a lot of folders/subdirectories from one network drive to another, however, the names of these files aren't known and I only want to copy the contents of the folders that have a name match....
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Open two tabs side by side on Google Chrome

I am a software Engineer and use windows 10. I need to open two tabs side by side on Chrome in most of the cases. Currently what I do is open up a new Chrome window and use it side by side with the ...
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Error loading operating system during installing window in new Hardisk

I have assembled a new harddisk in my Insporan N5050 and trying to install window 7 using USB but getting "Error loading operating system" error . Please assist how to resolve this? Lots of thanks in ...
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Disable quarter screen in Windows 10

When I have a window on half of my screen and press Win + Up or Win + Down, in Windows 10, the window smalls down to a quarter of the screen. Is there a way to disable this behavior? I'd like to ...
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Cannot install .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 10

I'm about to give up on installing .NET 3.5. I've tried almost everything now, but nothing seems to work. Installing .NET 3.5 from my Windows USB installation via CMD doesn't work, it simply freezes ...
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Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1

In OpenOffice Calc I have entered, in the same cell, two characters in Arial fonts separated by a special character from Wingdings. All looked fine when I completed multiple entries and printed to ...
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Chrome browser window to show Person's name?

Google Chrome browser, Macbook Pro, OSX Yosemite v10.10 In Chrome, I use multiple "Persons" with multiple windows open for each Person. In Chrome, when I click on "Window" and the open windows ...
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SSD not powering on before other drives causing windows to not start

I am not a beginner/novice with computers, hardware and software. I just can't figure out how to fix this. I have installed a new mother board and plugged my SSD drive with Windows 10 already ...
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How to recursively delete directories skipping some directories/files from command line in windows?

Suppose I have a complex path of directories: <ROOT> folder1 folder2 sub1 sub2 folder3 sub1 sub2 ... and suppose in some folders there are files named "skip.me" How ...
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XML Xpath for Windows event?

I'm trying to create an event filter based on the following event XML (an example), but I seemed to be missing something: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="yes"?> <Events>&...
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Reserve minimum space for volume shadow copy

Is it possible to reserve a minimum amount of space used by the volume shadow copies of a given ntfs volume under windows 2008 R2 server? I know how to set the maximum size, but not the minimum. For ...
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SciTE - Add “Open a New Window” command in File context menu

I've configured SciTE to open files in tabs of an already opened session, if there's one, by setting check.if.already.open to 1 in /usr/share/scite/SciTEGlobal.properties. However, I'd like to have an ...
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Windows 10 blue rectangle when dragging window [duplicate]

When I drag a window on my Windows 10 laptop I get this blue rectangle that appears that follows my mouse around and lets me snap the window to a portion of the screen. I suspect that it may have ...
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Laptop Battery charging only when switched off

I was using my laptop Sattelite C660-1E2 for around three years. Now, the battery is not charging while the laptop is on/working. It is only charged when the laptop is switched off. what will be the ...
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windows 7 start up with the messege fatal error c0000034 applying update operation 248 of 78503 [duplicate]

when i start my window the messege fatal error c0000034 applying update operation 248 of 78503I cannot choose repair because it will not work. tell me any other alternate answer.
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Displaying desktop and using Lync separately

how can I use Lync when I am projecting my computer. I am not sharing my desktop through Lync, just projecting. But I want to continue to message with Lync but not have that show
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Chrome requested to change computer

Any attempt to open Chrome shows a UAC window asking for permission to allow it to change the computer. Clicking Yes sends it to safe mode but it's oversized and blurry. Tried most of the suggestions ...
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Move window controls in Windows 7

I am so done accidentally closing windows >_< Can you tell me any way to move all three buttons a bit to the left, 5-10 pixels would do. Just to prevent accidental click of the X. Unfortunately all ...
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Retrieve message history from Viber PC version

I was using Viber in both PC (window 7) and Mobile phone. application on my phone and pc has been reinstalled. i cannot retrieve the message history on the viber application for pc. Good thing i have ...
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Windows OS shortcut for window file path

Pressing Windows key + E opens a new window. Then which shortcut keys can be used to go file path in that opened window. .
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Can't connect to 2.4GHz side of router with Windows but can with Android phone

I've got an ASUS RT-AC68U which has both a 2.4GHz and 5GHz network. My Win10 laptop can connect to the 5GHz network and everything works perfectly. When I try to connect to the 2.4GHz network, it ...
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How to handle out of memory on windows 7?

I'm using a windows 7 Pro for development related to SQL Server. And I've received an exception of out of memory in Visual Studio 2010 : Microsoft Visual Studio is unable to load this document: ...
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windows: how to prevent background programs from stealing focus?

please don't misunderstand me, i do not want a tool to make a selected window always stay on top - there's already plenty of answers on SU for that question (such, as, these). what i want is that the ...
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Compiz - Can I Disable Switching the Workspace While Dragging a Window

This bums me, cause I am a huge fan of window snapping. Whenever I drag a window to the left or right of my screen, the cube shows, and the window moves to the previous/next workspace. This interferes ...
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Why transfers windows keeps minimized on Windows 10?

I have a issue with my Windows 10 pro. All times that I have any window maximized and if I do some transfer of a file the window keeps minimized. So If there are some file that already exist and the ...
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Very long delete operation

Very often my files are deleted very slowly. Especially if I ask system delete large amount of files. For example I need to delete directory with size ~4Gb. Why I need to wait longer than one day? ...
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Windows 7, click on an active window, click goes past the active page and clicks on the page behind

This only has seemed to happen when programs are not fullscreened. I also have some visual on the background pages through the active page occasionally. It looks kind of glitchy and comes through in ...
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Maximize windows just like Windows on OS X [closed]

I am an owner of a Macbook Pro for a year already. But at work I work with a Windows laptop. And since I really like the functionality to maximize a windows with just pushing it to the top of the ...
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Cannot create new users in Active Directory (Using Samba4 as DC and AD)

I setup Samba version 4.1.17-Ubuntu as domain controller and active directory, and everything seemed to go smoothly, but when I try to use the administrator account on one windows 10 PC domain member ...
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SSH to github using CygWin doesn't work

I followed this article on github on how to generate ssh key but it keeps asking for a passphrase, but I haven't set up one! Even if I set up a passphrase it ignores it and asks for it again. It ...
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Cascade all open app windows

I'm looking for a way to arrange all open app windows on a given screen. I would like to "cascade" them so that part of each window is visible, and when any of them are clicked I can easily click back ...
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How can I determine what causes a mystery window to be created?

I have what appears to be a window which is always created in my desktop environment: See that white bar in the upper left corner? It seems to be a 5x1 pixel window. I can drag it around. Right ...