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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LockMyDrive locker accidently deleted

Few months ago, I have installed LockMyDrive to lock data on my external hard drive. There was a file in my external hard drive which I run to insert the password to unlock my data. The has been ...
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Know PC specs through cli and save it in a txt file

I'd like to have the full system specs through cli and export or save it in a text file. Is this possible?
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About the Laptop [on hold]

I am using Gateway Laptop and it always go off whenever, I'm playing video games. I wanted to know if there is any remedy for this problem. If there is any, how can it be solved
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How to remove old suggestions from Window + R? [duplicate]

Is there some way to remove old suggestions from the suggestions list displayed when you open the Win+R e.g. I get old non-existant files
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pausing afer you get into application [on hold]

When I go into an application, I have a 10 second pause after each screen refreshes... any help! I am using window 7
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How to recover partially deleted text in Word file

I have deleted part of the text of a Word file by mistake. That was 10 days back. How can I recover the deleted text? I have tried Recuva software.
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Is there any launcher that find open windows by name?

For those who use Firefox, you know that when you start typing into the url bar, it will also search for other Tabs who's name matches the search query, and allows you to easily change tab that way. ...
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psExec processus no window

When I execute psExec -d -i -s \host -u "user" -p "password" "path", my application is launched but in the process (service task manager) and there is no window. Is that normal? Am I missing ...
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How to make windows snap to the edge in windows 8?

In windows 7, when a window's edge came really near the edge of a screen, it would snap to that edge. This was pretty useful, but windows 8 doesn't seem to do that. Note that I'm not talking about the ...
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Running and using Windows on a flash usb drive

I want to be able to use Windows completely from a flash usb card without to install anything on my drive at all (or at least - very a little bit) because I've already have 2 Linux distributives ...
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Additional Borders on windows in Awesome

I have an Arch Linux 64-bit install running Awesome-WM, However I seem to have a problem with the borders on opened windows(Generally in gtk apps) Also I have Compton Composition Manager running ...
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Set (Many) Programs' Window Size/Position

I'm looking for a solution similar to this, but for Windows 7 (64-bit), and not just for the terminal. This is also definitely not a duplicate of this question. The Problem Some programs remember ...
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Hide build results window in Sublime Text 2

After a build command (control + b) a window with results appear. Is there any way (not automatically but by shortcut or using another command) to hide it?
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How know directly which signal wakes up a computer?

I am turning my Windows 8 box into hibernate for night. But at morning I am finding it wake up. I know I can use trial and error method to find what is turning it on. But is there any registry, which ...
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Lost portion of the hard drive

Is there any way to see the partitions of the hard disks? Problem is I had two OS in my system, but once I upgraded Windows 7 to Windows 8, I was not able to access another one (Ubuntu). Now my ...
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How to block administrative user from accessing the internet on windows 7? [duplicate]

How to force the administrative user to type in a password in order to open and use internet explore in windows 7? Or Uninstall or disable internet explore?
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DVI 'Y' spliter and 2 monitors

I have set up 2 monitors on my PC (Window Vista Home Edition) and connected them with a 'Y' splitter DVI cable to extend my desktop. The problem is it won't extend. All it does is mirroring the ...
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Run Wamp and MySQL on the same machine

I am creating a website in drupal which I need to install wamp and also creating an online portal using ASP.NET which need to install MySQL separately. How do I make sure the two MySQL are running on ...
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Can't Boot into Recovery mode. Can't get past HP logo

Windows 8 HP. It goes directly into the HP logo. holding shift when restarting does nothing. Key combinations do nothing. How do you recover from this?
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Explorer tree auto tracking in windows?

Looking at this picture : First I clicked on #1 , then navigated deeply into c:\inetpub\logs but still , the left pane is on RN(C:) Is there any option to make it auto change while navigating in ...
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Windows 8 installer folder grows exponentially

I have Windows 8 x64 on my laptop. It is a while since its /windows/installer folder are growing! Right now it reaches to 160GB! I checked its content and it filled with .msp files with same size and ...
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What is the specific behavior of the 'Save Taskbar Previews' option?

Win+Pause → Advanced System Settings → Performance, Settings → 'Save Taskbar Previews' 'Save Taskbar Previews' changes the effect of hovering over windows in the taskbar: hovering over windows will ...
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Re MF Pack Win7 N SP1 KB968211 How much time needed to download/install?

I had Win 7 but during maintance Win 7 N was installed. I had no idea of the effect re Media Player 12. How long should it take to download/install MFP Win 7 N SP1 KB968211 ? I've tried but ...
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Windows: Is there any way to disable UI resizing?

I'm on Windows. As I always insist on the default appearances of GUI, I want to prevent accidental resizing (e.g. window resizing, column resizing). Any way to disable resizing (like they are locked)? ...
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Windows 7 Install wizard windows extra big — buttons off-screen?

I have a legit copy of Windows 7 with valid license from Microsoft. There is something wrong with the installation wizard; the windows sometimes appear with super large fonts, or bigger graphics ...
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Script to open mutliple terminals with multiple tabs each, move and resize these and execute commands

So I am trying to make a bashscript, which does the above mentioned. Background is that I have to keep an eye on lots of logs, and theres have to have opened many console side-by-side. E.g. one ...
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How to install Cygserver

I'm programming in UNIX, so I'm using Cygwin. But functions of IPC does not work on it, just in Cygserver. How can I install it? I'm looked in google and did not find any concrete information. Thanks ...
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Bottom Part of Software Window Hidden

I use a software without window resizing on a 17 inch monitor, i find that the bottom part of the window is hidden ie:below the visible portion. My friend uses a 15inch monitor,he can see the full ...
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Loading in a new drive

I have a standard 1TB HDD in my computer right now that everything (including the Windows OS) is on. I want to purchase a SSD, install Windows on there and make that my primary drive. However, I want ...
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How to save Mac's plus button window sizes?

The window size sometimes gets saved to a crazy value, like 3x the width of my screen. If I hit the + button it sizes it appropriately, then if I hit it again it goes to the crazy size again. ...
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How do I get Browsers never to auto-expand to fill the screen in Win 7

I tend to take two browser windows (Chrome, Firefox, etc) and set them side-by-side. Often, if I'm dragging one toward the corner, Windows "helps" me by expanding it to cover the screen, which I then ...
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If DOS is single-tasking, how was multitasking possible in old version of Windows?

I read that DOS is a single-tasking OS. But if old versions of Windows (also including Windows 95?) were just wrappers of DOS, how could Windows run as a multitasking OS?
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Where to put alias commands for use in Windows 7 [duplicate]

I know you can add alias commands in Linux to the .bashrc file, but Window 7 definitely does not use bash. Where and how can I add alias commands for use in the command prompt cmd.exe?
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Random BSOD after Windows Update [closed]

After Windows Update last week I've been getting random BSOD once in a while. Some days I'm fine, some days it will crash once or twice. Any idea how to fix this issue?
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Windows XP end of support [duplicate]

I recieved an email saying that Windows XP's support is ending. I have a computer with Windows XP and I want to know what are the risks on this computer that this page (linked in the email) doesn't ...
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Split-Screen Between Shell and X-Windows in Cygwin

Is there a way to split the screen between a program running through the X-server and a standard text-based terminal? I am operating under Cygwin under Windows. The solution should be as ...
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Google Chrome split screen tabs on Mac OS X

I'm not sure if I stumbled upon functionality or just coincidence... But I can't seem to recreate the move. I started with two tabs in Google Chrome next to each other and using just the trackpad I ...
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Blender UI: Closing window frames of unequal size

My question revolves around the seemingly trivial question of how to close a window frame in Blender, when the frame you want to close has no bordering window of the same bordering length. I have ...
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Display Language change arabic to english in window 7

How to change display language from arabic to english if there is no language except arabic? i dont have language as arabic,is it there anyother options to change my language
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Virus through power supply

Is it possible to get a virus through a power supply for a notebook? I mean not a battery but really the power supply itself. I heard that there is a chance for IOS.
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4answers
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How to close window at byobu?

I started to use byobu, and find it really cool thing. It has a lot of hot keys. But I couldn't find one of them, and I stuck with one tricky point. With F2 - you create new window, but how to close ...
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Why is Windows 7 displaying a Windows XP style monitor icon and not using Aero theme when using Remote Desktop?

I recently discovered that Windows 7 is displaying a Windows XP style monitor icon when I view the properties window for the computer (e.g. Control Panel - System and Security - System). See the ...
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I cannot access a drive as it is protected [closed]

I have a ntfs protected drive in window 8. I had changed control access list in earlier version. Till now i accessing its files through a liveusb of fedora. Is their any permanent option to resolve ...
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Display message box from Task Scheduler on top of all other windows

Is there a nice way to get a message box to pop up at a scheduled time on top of other windows? The default "Display a Message" action uselessly appears below everything else.
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Only allow user access to Window Desktop on RDP

Just wonder is there a way to only allow user access to the window desktop of a RDP session. Which mean user can only execute any file and app on the desktop, but cannot double click into the computer ...
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Error Message On Start Up

Up on Start Up I get the following Message: C:\Users\CarolM\AppData\LocalConduit\BackgroundContainer\BackgroundContainer.dll Specific module could not be found What does this mean and how do I ...
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Is running a game at a higher resolution more stressful on CPU/GPU full screen or windowed? [closed]

When running a game at a high resolution (1920 by 1200) is it more stressful on CPU/GPU when it is full screen (1920 by 1200), or windowed (e.g. 1280 by 1024)? What about if another window is open ...
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Is it a bad idea to monitor hardware and processes while playing a game or using a CPU intensive program? [closed]

For example, using something like Open Hardware Monitor to check CPU temperature, while running a game in another window. Neither are minimized. Or using Process Explorer with a web browser open as ...
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Converting C:/ partition to Logical Partition

I have an HP dv6 laptop which came with 4 primary partitions: System Reserved Partition C: (contains OS) Recovery Partition HP_Tools I think HP is an amateur company which doesn't even know, ...
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My computer doesn't have 65536 colour mode (16bit)

I am trying to play heroes 3 in windowed mode (It freezes in fullscreen) and all the options to change my screens color ratio have a bunch of 32 bit options but that's it. Is there any way to install ...