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 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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Windows Server 2012 does not return User status

When in the task manager of previous Windows Server versions you were able to see the status of user. For example the user was Active, Disconnected or... Today I saw that nothing is shown in Windows ...
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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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Easy way to set up a splashscreen for my Windows app? [migrated]

I am making an app (software) for Windows. To run the app the user clicks on a .vbs file (or a shortcut to it). It takes a while to load up the main screen so I was wondering what's the easiest way to ...
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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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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. Specifice module could not be found."> What does this ...
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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?
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Why do rounded cornes of a window look weird in a composite manager?

I'm trying to add some fancy stuff to my desktop, and the thing that I'm dealing with now is setting shades to all windows. I'm using compton composite manager, and everything is fine, but just look ...
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Mac OS. Finder windows split the screen?

I want to achieve something like this at least for 4 windows:
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How to send keystroke to tray application with AutoHotKey?

I have a tray application, which is listening for keystroke. Unfortunately, this keystroke is intercepted by very progressive Windows 8 interface. I don't need this progress, I need my old application ...
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Linux machine log in Windows machine using “ssh”?

I am in a company. Ip of linux machine is 192.168.8.183, Ip of my Windows machine is 172.16.22.53. The linux machine and Windows mashine are real machine ,not the VM virtualbox. First I installed ...
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Check if important Windows Update is available [duplicate]

When depolying any application, it could be needed, that user has computer updated to latest OS version of Windows. Windows XP/Win7/Win8. in this example, one important update is available on a ...
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Ubuntu equivalent of OSX Terminal.app “Window Group” for saving size, position, number of terminals?

Just like the title... I am looking for an Ubuntu alternative to OSX's Window Group. On OSX, I can open a few terminals, resize them, position them perfectly, and then save the configuration. Every ...
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Get the desktop/viewport of a window in enlightenment?

Okay, so, given a XID of a window I need to get its desktop or viewport as well as the currently active one. Enlightenment does not seem to properly respond to wmctrl which leads to: ***@note:~ > ...
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Disable Windows 7/8 Alt+TAB *preview* (entirely)

When Alt+TAB-ing Windows shows a list of icon previews, and, after a second or so, shows the actual window selected behind this list (a feature called Aero Peek). I just want to see that window ...
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Window will read this particular DVD which it usually doesn't, if it spins for a longer time

I'm unable to figure out what's wrong with my system. My computer will read this particular DVD sometimes and mostly it won't. When trying to explore the DVD, I get error "Windows can't access this ...
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Firefox: How to get my home page in new tabs, instead of the recent sites 'tiles' thing :(

In Firefox 25 (running on Windows 7), I have the following Startup settings: When Firefox starts = 'Show my home page' Home Page = (URL of the site I want) So when I click on the Home button, I ...
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Can't use tools like window tidy on osx mavericks

I've installed Mac OSX Mavericks. I have Window Tidy installed, but the tool says, that it is blocked by the operating systems. How can I continue using the tool on mavericks?
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Hiding drives in windows 7 come back after restart

I am hiding drives in window explorer using this idea http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/hide-drives-from-your-computer-in-windows-vista/ But every time i restart or log off and log on ...
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Deskpins / Afloat Alternative Mac Mavericks

When I was on PC i loved deskpins. Afloat is a similar app for mac. I am having trouble getting the Gethub app to run after compiling and archiving with xCode. https://github.com/millenomi/afloat/ ...
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OS X random, jumpy dragging behavior

This problem has been going on since I got 10.7, and is persisting or even getting worse since I updated to Mavricks. The best way to describe it is thru an example- Let's say I'm working in Safari. ...
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limit window proportions in VLC

How can I limit window proportions on window resize in VLC? To illustrate what i want, here is a gif from MPC-HC with this options enabled: http://i.minus.com/ibmdKlQeyKn614.gif and here is gif when ...
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I want to copy the boot files from bootable ISO to another non bootable ISO

I have two ISO files (Windows 98SE), the first file is bootable ISO, and the second is non bootable ISO. -- What I want is (My question) -- Copy the boot files from first iso that is bootable ISO, ...
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Command to Xcopy folders across the network and rename the folder at destination as the date

I'm using Xcopy to copy a folder across a network XCOPY "C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\File\Output*." "C:\new" /s /e /c I want the folder at the destination to be named with ...
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Browse and use archive like any regular folder

I like to store data in archives like rar, specially with 10% recovery. This tends to also reduce hard drive clutter due to a large number of files having to be searched, say, during chkdsk. One of ...