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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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 ...
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Any keyboard shortcuts for Show Windows Side by Side or snap to quadrant?

I just upgraded to a higher resolution display which is great, but I'm trying to find the best way to manage my windows. I know you can use Windows+Left or Windows+Right to snap to half the screen ...
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Independent workspaces in Gnome 3

In Gnome 3, when I have two Firefox windows open in different workspaces and I activate one of them, other instance on the other workspace also becomes active as soon as I which to that workspace. ...
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Undo move and undo copy not work window explorer

Able to undo rename and undo delete but undo move and undo copy not work(Press Ctrl + Z or Edit -> undo This is my step : Turn on status bar Create a folder and then drag a file into it Click ...
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Creating a virtual root window in linux

Does anyone know how I could create a [virtual] root window with bash? This is used for writing screensavers, and other full-screen applications.
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localhost declaration on PC?

I was wondering , where does windows declares that localhost is - the machine itself (where is it configured?) ? It is not in the hosts file. I thought it is in the Registry but I couldn't find ...
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Using shapes in word 2007

We are doing our own newsletter template- we have two rectangle shapes with contents etc running down the right handside of the page when we add text the second shape jumps to page two which we don't ...
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Remove Windows 7 windows decorations (non-client area) [duplicate]

I would like to remove the border of the windows. I want to have all windows without their window decorations, just the content (like using a theme without borders). I know that then I wouldn't be ...
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Windows “Open With” application not appearing as an option

For some reason lately I've experienced this issue with trying to set a default application for an extension. The most common ways are the following: Right Click > Open With > Choose Default Program ...
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Sliding, docked Terminal window in OS X

In this video the author has an ever present Terminal window which he can hide (sliding to the bottom) and pull up with a hotkey or something. Does anyone know how to achieve this? It could greatly ...
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Pinned program disappear after shut down

the installed program icon such as ytd always disappear from taskbar & start menu after shut down google chrome with window 7? Thanks.
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Show windows horizontally for selected windows in windows 8.1?

I know that we can show all windows horizontally by right clicking on task bar, but it arranges all open windows. Is there a way to organize only selected windows? Extra Credit: if I have multiple ...
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Resize a window without being limited by screen resolution in windows 7

Context : I am a system validation engineer and in my current project i'm testing fonctionalities of Human–machine interface (HMI) in industrial systems. Problem : The HMI are designed for big ...
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XCode shortcut to cycle through windows

Suppose I have (not opened as a single project!!) 2 or more windows opened in XCode. How can I cycle between them without having to go through the tediousness of using the mouse, selecting Menu:Window ...
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Yosemite // Preview // shortcut to cycle through windows lost [duplicate]

Under OSX 10.9 (Mavericks), there was a keyboard shortcut + menu item in Preview to cycle between windows. Under OSX 10.10 (Yosemite) not anymore — or is there? If so, what is it? EDIT: please link ...
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Windows 10 running games slowly [closed]

Issue: All my games running on Windows 10 are running slowly When I tried Unturned on my Windows 7, I get around 50~60 FPS But when I played the game on Windows 10 Insider Program, I get much lower ...
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Batch file for configuring the ip address and removing it

My pc has a network configuration IP- 192.168.0.99 192.168.4.20 Mask- 255.255.255.0 255.255.255.0 Gateway- 192.168.0.1 192.168.4.1 I am connecting to the internet through the ...
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How can I log bandwidth used and throttle speeds on Windows home network?

I am researching a mobile satellite internet solution (I know it's terrible, I have my reasons). The plans are slow and they have harsh bandwidth limits. I'm a single user that is spoiled by home and ...
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Make Emacs open with three frames by default for OCaml editing

I wish that if I open a .ml (OCaml file), or enter Tuareg mode (a mode for OCaml programming), then the frame should be split like shown in the picture. Left is the main. Top right is secondary. ...