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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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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Blank screen please help me [duplicate]

I had a Windows Update and it froze at 15% so I turned off my computer when it said not to and when I turned my computer back on my screen becomes black. what should I do?
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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 ...
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Permission Denied (Public Key,password,keyboard-interactive)

I have installed CYGWIn and then run SSH-HOST-CONFIG There I have disabled the stric mode and created a privileged user for SSH. Now when I do ssh cyg_server@localhost , I am getting the password ...
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How to execute a .ps1 from another .ps1 file?

I have two PowerShell files. a.ps1 and b.ps1. At a center point in a.ps1 I want to start executing code in b.ps1 and terminate a.ps1 script. How to do it considering that both files are located in ...
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How to find source process of unknown popup in Windows 7

A random popup appears in Windows 7 titled as Information with a progress bar and a clock. The window sometimes says Please wait a moment..., and the progress bar moves very slowly and disappears. ...
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Multi-monitor set-up: Prevent OSX from changing main displays when switching HDMI input

I use a multi-monitor set up with my Macbook Pro Retina (2012) where I connect one 24-inch monitor through a DVI to mini-display cable and a 32-inch monitor using an HDMI cable. The 32-inch is my main ...
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How to determine process for unclickable floating window?

Somehow I got a window which I can't close. It's unclickable, floats above other windows and I don't know which process it belongs to. Using Process Explorer's crosshair tool does not help, because ...
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Is there a way to make Windows 8.1 not replace the border color of a background window with white?

I leave several windows open on my second monitor for when I need them, sometimes watch videos in them while doing other things on my primary monitor, have one open for a quick Google search, and so ...
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External Hard disk not showing in window 8.1

I have a window 8.1 and i try to install Ubuntu on window 8.1 that may be overwrite my hard disk data .and now hard disk doesn't show any data .when i connect hard drive externally on other laptop ...
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Use a VPN/… only for a specific port on windows?

I would like to know if there is a way to use another a software to redirect only some ports to another site? In my case I would like that the port 80(web) goes through a connection, and the other ...
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Stop new windows opening in top left corner?

Is there a registry setting etc for the default window startup location? I'm not talking about individual programs which can save such a setting, but the global default. Windows often opens windows in ...
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Emacs on Win7: Gap on top when full vertical

Using emacs 24.4 on Win7 x64 with classic win2000-theme on a dual-monitor setup, each running at 1920x1080, I want to have the emacs window side by side with a browser window. While fullscreen works ...
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Where is license key for Serena Dimensions

I have Serena Dimensions installed on my computer and used a valid license to register the software to myself. I now need to find that license key. Is it stored somewhere on the computer or in the ...
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Tiling terminal windows

In XFCE, how can I "tile" xterm instances together (or any other arbitrary program for that matter)? By "tiling" I mean simply having e.g. four terminal instances open, and arranged such that they ...
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Alt+tab alternative that makes all windows visible, filling the screen

A couple of years ago I saw (I think on OSX) a command, like alt+tab on Windows, that resized (and un-minimize) all opened windows making all them visible on desktop, filling the screen, like a ...
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How to get windows to “fit” to corners/edges of screen on a Mac when dragging

I use both Linux (Xubuntu) and Mac (Yosemite) regularly. One of the features that I love in Xubuntu that I have been as yet unable to replicate on my Mac is the tendency of Xubunu to "grab" windows ...
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How to stop auto filling metadata by window and other software like photoshop

When I work on graphic (Photo's) all metadata Time,date etc automatically noted down by computer software, Is it is possible to stop it? I do not want any information regarding this on my finished ...
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osx - Transform unplugged screen to space

When I unplug my 2 screens from my MacBook Pro, I would like them to become 2 new spaces (or virtual desktops). Currently, I get all the windows from the unplugged screens on my primary space. If ...
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How to set skyrim as high priority on automatic start up through SKSE?

I have tried setting the ini files to include bRunHighLevelProcess=1 and changing the steam start up properties using +fullproc but I have had no success in forcing skyrim to run as top ...
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How to run two instances of qbittorent under windows

I want to run two instances of qbittorrent under windows. These instances should not interfere with each other. The reason for this is: I want the one instance to start minimized and possibly ...