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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Looking for a program to automatically save logs of any currently running console-like window [on hold]

In this circumstance I'm running programs that open Command Prompt windows with their own custom title, and accept only commands relative to the programs running the windows.  (Not usual Command ...
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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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window management for windows? [closed]

We're all generally on 1080p+ screens these days, but the built in Win+arrow key to halfsize a window is almost always just short of usable for navigating most websites. Is there good WM software for ...
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I want to know the machine to use for UNIX simulations [closed]

I need help to know the virtual machine i can use to do and train myself with UNIX. Please your assistance would be really appreciated. If i need to install vmware plus solaris on it, how can i go ...
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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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708 views

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 ...
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Is there a way to handle separate input devices for different windowed programs, without losing/switching window focus?

I am trying to work out a solution for a faux-splitscreen setup where there are 4 windowed programs (4 separate instances of a game); each with their own input devices and window focus. In essence, I ...
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Unable to copy in bluestacks

I am unable to copy more than 500mb files in bluestacks. I want to copy my obb folder to shared folder. But, I can not copy. I tried many file explorer but bluestacks stops working when copying ...
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Why do I get an internal stack overflow error when minimizing and restoring an MS-DOS virtual machine window?

I am using Windows Virtual PC on a Windows 7 machine. I have created an MS-DOS 6.22 virtual machine with 16 MB RAM and a 2 GB hard disk. Whenever I minimize or otherwise deactivate the window, and ...
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Kaspersky compatibility on Windows 8.1

I'm trying install Kaspersky 2013 version 13 on my Windows 8.1 pro and can't install. How can I fix this?