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accidentally deleted administrative account in registry

my password for unlock screen in wondows 10 wouldn't work so I used registry to delete my administrative user account accidentally. How do I use the builtin local admin account to fix it?
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Java update error on Windows 7

I currently have Java 8 Update 71 on Windows 7 Professional SP1 (x64). Every time I try to update to the latest version, I get the folllowing error: This is not the first time I have this error. I ...
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How to change display number from 2 to 1?

I have a LG display and a Sony tv plugged into my pc. A week ago I installed a new graphics card and changed from Nvidia to AMD. After that change I have a problem with my display setup. In my setup ...
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Batch command how to make a list for set /p

I am trying to make a batch script that asks for user input. The user input should be limited to certain words. If the user enters any other words than e.g. (eng, ger, fra) the user will get an echo ...
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Share files and process between a few computers (windows)

I have a few computers. One server for web projets and services, one for development, one my personal computer, one my tablet which I take when I need to move somewhere. I'm a little bit tired to ...
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USB drive not recognised on windows 10 or linux

I have a usb drive that is not showing up in windows 10 or linux mint which leads me to believe that it is the drive that failed and not both of my computers. lsusb does not show the drive and it does ...
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Convert MS DOS tree output to graphic

I am using the tree command to get the subdirectory structure and files of a folder in Windows recursively. tree . /f > output.txt The redirection to a text file does not produce a very ...
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Copy Dialog Box is not shown while copying

I seem to have a peculiar problem in Windows. So let's get straight to the point, A few days back i've attempted to copy a 10GB folder between my desktop and an external hard drive. When I copied the ...
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When did System Restore stop affecting Windows Updates?

Recently, I allowed Windows Update to install what it said were important updates. Immediately after the update, programs that were working fine just before the update were no longer working, ...
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Router NAS USB Drives do not display in Window's Network section until I type in the URL

I have a weird problem.. I have drives attached to my router's USB ports. I assume they use SAMBA? anyhow they support NTFS and FAT My problem is that these drives are not displayed under Network ...
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windows 10 computer on domain constantly downloading

I have 1 computer with windows 10 pro on a domain. It will randomly start downloading using 50-75% of our bandwidth, downloading gigs of data. It seems to be windows updates. In task manager it is ...
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How to disable windows 10 touchscreen gestures?

I need to disable all touchscreen edge gestures so an application can run in 'kiosk mode' without the user accessing things like virtual desktops or action center / notification center. I found a dll ...
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Can't boot windows installer from dvd or usb

I'm trying to reinstall windows on my Samsung laptop. I downloaded a legal copy of windows 7 from Dreamspark, but after I burn the iso on a DVD or a usb devise (using microsoft's tool) my pc won't ...
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Windows 7. enable write caching setting is reset

Enabling write caching policy on external hard drive causes serious troubles for me. More details here. But after disabling this setting it always gets reset after getting back from sleep mode. Though ...
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Is there a version of Windows OS that will allow a bootable disc beyond 2 TB capacity?

I have a shiny new 5TB WD Black and was hoping to use it as the OS System disc and for a fair number of audio production programs, Workstations, samplers, synthesizers and such. Moving from a 2TB. The ...
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Windows Could Not Start Because the Following File Is Missing or Corrupt: \Winnt\System32\Config\Systemced

On my Panasonic Cf 27 Touchbook running Windows 2000, boot fails with the following error message: Windows Could Not Start Because the Following File Is Missing or Corrupt: ...
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Auto RDP Connect Windows 10

I Have 3 computers in my office and i want to connect them to RDP with auto after the turn on. the idea to not allow my workers to use the computer and work only with RDP. Thanks.
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Can't dual-boot Windows 7/Linux Mint (UEFI)

This post is going to be kind of long because I've done a lot of testing. Until proven otherwise, I'm going to assume this incredibly bizarre issue is caused by my computer being haunted. I'm also ...
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What's the SKU for Windows 10 Enterprise? [on hold]

What's the SKU for Windows 10 Enterprise? And, yes, I understand there's multiple editions, so I really just looking for a common SKU for the American version that's standalone, not an upgrade. ...
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Windows incorrectly marks my drives as “System”

I want to back up my Windows system using System Image Backup (control panel - file history - system image backup). Windows won't let me backup unless I include an external hard drive, and another ...
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Cannot install windows, missing device driver

I am having Sony vaio VPCM126AG, which was running windows 10 pro. I tried to install chromium os hdd will had wiped full hdd, then chromium os was running well, but now I wanted to go back to ...
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Linux stuck on boot up, windows bootloader overwritten

Ahoi. I recently installed debian on my windows 10 machine, and have essentially bumloved my entire machine, it seems. I installed Debian using the 8.3.0 DVD Image from the official site, and the ...
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Package HTML and image folder as single file

Is there a cross-platform way to create a 'package' for a HTML file and its related content (e.g. images, CSS)? This way a HTML file could be easily distributed as a single 'document'. Similar ...
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My computer boots up during the night

My PC with Windows 10 Pro boots up without me touching it. I always use "On/Off"->"Shut down" to shut down my PC in the evening. Nevertheless, sometimes during the night or the day when I am at work, ...
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windows 10 sounds goes silenced after some time

Very recently I have upgraded my OS from windows 8 to windows 10. After this up gradation sound goes silence after some time hearing music. Then again after some time it restores. When I browse this ...
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Google Chrome doesn't trust mitmproxy's certficates

I'm running mitmdump (from mitmproxy) on my Macbook Pro, and I'm connecting to the proxy through my Windows desktop PC. However, Chrome (running on the PC) refuses to connect to so many sites because ...
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Computer just shows “welcome” when turning on [on hold]

My computer is old, manufactured in 2002 by Samsung. When I turn on the computer, Korean text appears. I can't understand it. Then, when I press F1, I'm stuck seeing "Welcome" screen from ...
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Shortcut for Direction Keys — To keep hands on QWERTY end of the keyboard

I use a lot of Excel and finally got myself used to the ThinkPad pointer whereby I no longer need to take my hands off the keyboard for scrolling. But now I need to take my right hand off the ...
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Recurring Application Error after disabling Windows Error Reporting service

I am running Windows 8.1 - 64 bit version. I followed the instructions listed here http://www.laptopmag.com/articles/disable-error-reporting-windows to disable Windows Error Reporting Service through ...
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How can I read the Windows Product Key from a partially rubbed-off sticker?

I know all about Magic Jellybean Keyfinder and other solutions to find the key from within Windows. These are not what I'm after because the key they found is the OEM key, and I am trying to reinstall ...
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Windows 10 is ignoring my pagefile settings

Is there a way to make Windows follow my pagefile settings? I really don't want the pagefile on D; I'd rather have it disabled if there's no way to force it to be on C instead.
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I cant access windows 10 advanced startup

I merged two partitions (one was the windows one), ive done this several times before using Easeus with no issues. This time though windows boots up but stays on the loading screen, showing windows ...
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Windows 10 combine home/share/view menu

Its quick simple, in Windows 10 you have folder views like home/share/view/play/etc I have big enough monitors that I can combine these and have them displayed at once. It drives me insane having to ...
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Google Chrome will not launch (Windows 10)

I have a HP ENVY running Windows 10. For some reason, the PC is unable to launch Google Chrome. When I launch the Task Manager, I see multiple Google Chrome processes running, however there is no ...
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Windows 10 sound and video stuttering

After upgrading from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 I started to observe random sound stuttering while playing any audio (YouTube, music player, etc.) and even video stuttering while I play games. The ...
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All .rar .jpg .png files in windows 7 are changed to an icon with a folder and little thumbnails

All .rar .jpg .png files are changed to an icon with a folder and little thumbnails and I can't get them back to the normal icon please help I am running Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit . i can still ...
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Changing DNS server globally in Windows

It is possible to change DNS server for a particular network adapter in Windows. But is it possible make global settings like Linux so I don't have to change it for every network adapter?
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Cannot launch app minimized with /minimized

For whatever reason, AMD Gaming Evolved (Raptr) is dying randomly (ticket has been submitted). I made a task schedule that automatically launches Raptr every hour with this action: "C:\Program Files ...
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Disable click-through on windows

Is there a way to disable click-through in Windows 10? Click-through being when you click on a button in an inactive window, it makes the window active and also triggers the button. I'd rather it just ...
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Virtualbox - create a raw vmdk disk by UUID, not \\.\PhysicalDriveX

What I would like to achieve is to create a vmdk disk from physical drive which continue to work if the disk order is changed (e.g. disk is connected to another SATA port). Probably, the correct ...
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Run several processes in cmd window with ConEmu

I'm using ConEmu with Windows 8.1. I need to write a BAT-file, which will run ConEmu and open several cmd-shell tabs, running a process in each of it. Right now my file looks like this: start ...
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Computer freeze on battery startup (crash) only

MSI Computer, GS 70. Replaced battery, and on startup boot, computer crashes on start with battery only. Boots fine when going to plug in. After start, computer will run fine on battery. No ...
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Files suddenly disappeared from hard disk

My Windows 8.1 suddenly crashed and when I tried restarting it, I got the error that there was something wrong. Windows offered me to fix start up problems which I did and afterwards I was able to ...
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View Resources from an executable or library

How can I view resources from a win32 executable, or a Dynamic link library. all of the resource viewers I have tried display the buttons and other dialogs as windows classic style, athough the ...
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How to set chkdsk to run everytime pc boots? Windows xp [duplicate]

How can I set chkdsk to run everytime pc boots? This articles answers this question, but I can't get it to work. enter link description here -- "Basically if you just want to run chkdsk /f or maybe ...
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How to prevent users from deleting one folder, while still giving them modify permissions to other files and folders?

I am trying to prevent users from accidentally deleting a certain folder in a parent folder, while still giving them modify permission on all other files and folders in the parent folder. But they ...
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My Windows 10 pc is stuck in a boot loop

I was trying to connect to someone's server. While I was working on that, my internet stopped working on my PC (it does work on other computers). I tried using System Restore to back the system up to ...
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How to extend windows partition if it is second partition?

How to extend windows partition if it is second partition? on my laptop I have debian and windows dual boot, Debian is at the beginning of the HDD, and the Windows takes last 120GB of my drive. I can ...
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Samba 4 - The server is not operational error message

I just went through the Samba 4 setup guide, with no prior domain. I'm using the Internal DNS Server offered by the Samba 4 package. I can connect to see shared folders, and access most features in ...
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What is the fastest way to remove a directory tree in windows?

I am trying to remove a directory recursively. I don't care about whether the files go into the Recycle Bin. When I open a command prompt and and enter rmdir C:\Users\myself\AppData\Local\atmp /s, it ...