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Using Teamviewer on Windows dedicated server

I have a dedicated machine running Windows Server 2012. Obviously, it doesn't have any monitor attached so when I'm trying to connect via TeamViewer I get this error: My question is if it is ...
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Install Windows on separate drive WITHOUT dual boot

I have 2 physical drives drive 1 and drive 2. My drive 1 already has a Windows 8 installed, and I want to insall a Windows 7 on my drive 2 I first tried to boot from a USB stick and tried to install ...
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Backup encrypted SSD

Last year I used Truecrypt in my Windows and securelly backuping it was very easy: I just copied the container file to an external HD and I was ready to go. But now I have a Samsung EVO SSD. It has a ...
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Change resolution without being able to see desktop

I am traveling. I use Splashtop to connect to my home PC. I changed the resolution and now my screen looks like an old NES game with a dusty cartridge or a scrambled cable channel. I can run ...
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Altering the Documents Directory Changes the Folder Name

I set up my Documents folder location to use the D drive on my computer and now it is stuck with the folder name D:/ - however when I go into properties it says that it is Documents. How can I get it ...
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Windows XP, I cant remove network device

I disabled it in the BIOS, tried in safe mode, no success: when I try to remove it, it says "cannot uninstall device - may be required for booting" (its a network card)
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ReFS Partition gone

I booted into windows yesterday and went searching for a file I was looking for. I went to a drive in explorer and I got into a subdir then tried to go to a deeper subfolder and explorer wouldn't let ...
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Handle a virus infection by Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.a [duplicate]

Since a couple of days I have a prompt from my KIS 2016 saying that he found this Trojan in MEM. I try to clean and restart the PC, all goes well, but in a while this message appears again. I have ...
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Calculating flops for 1080p picture

Hello guys I am totally new to GPU and computing. I have a question and I would really appreciate if you could help me on this. Make a calculation - how many flops per second should possess the ...
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Finding and renaming folders

I need to make the movement of files to production easier. I want to create a bat file which searches for a particular folder in the drive, say webEF, and renames it as webEF-currentdate and then ...
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Avecto Privilege Guard - How to run from command line?

OS: Windows 7 Enterprise PG is run via right clicking Windows Explorer when an executable is selected and selcting the Privilege Guard menu item. Is there anyway to wrap this into a script\batch ...
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Windows 10 no wifi + cant find registry key

Just up graded from windows 7 to windows 10 and now my wifi doesnt work.When i put in reg delete HKCR\CLSID{988248f3-a1ad-49bf-9170-676cbbc36ba3} /va /f it says the system was unable to find the ...
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How to establish previous modification dates of a file?

I've got some files (.ini and .lnk) and would like to establish their previous modification dates. Unfortunately no shadow copies are present. Is there any way to do that? I run Windows Vista. Thanks ...
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Java installation disappearing on Windows 7

I have installed jre version 1.8.0_51 on a 64-bit Windows 7. Some time after the installation I could not run java programs anymore, seemingly because the installation dissapeared. If I run "java ...
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My Samsung 700Z won't startup

My samsung 700Z will not start. It won't show the that the battery is charging and I can hold the power button but it won't do anything. I shut my computer down when it was updating because it was on ...
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Reformatting a FAT32 & EXT2 Partitioned microSD Card

So the story is: Link2SD, which required partitioning of my SD card into a FAT32 and EXT2 format, seems to have failed me, giving random deletions of Android apps. I got tired of this and tried to ...
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“Convert” NTFS EFI partition to FAT32

I want to convert NTFS EFI Partion to Fat32. I tried to install windows 10 on my windows 8.1 but unfortunately made some mistake and now I am middle of something that I am getting error while ...
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I disabled the USB 3.0 ports, can't use my mouse or keyboard

I stupidly disabled the USB 3.0 ports in the Device Manager, thinking I was doing something else. Now neither my mouse nor keyboard works. It boots up fine but I have no mouse or keyboard to enter ...
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User Explicitly for Windows Network Share

Is it possible to create a User that is exclusively used for Network Share? Why don't I just use my account? It's because I want to be able to share the account with specific people, without fear of ...
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How can I completely remove Windows 8.1 so I can install CentOS 7?

I am trying to install CentOS 7 from a USB flash drive, but the boot sequence keeps ignoring the USB flash drive, even though the USB flash drive is listed as the first item in the boot sequence. So ...
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Port 21 is open but I can't connect to FTP server

I have a very basic FTP server running on Windows 10. Right now, I have no trouble accessing this server from my WLAN. However, when I try to connect from outside my network—using my public IP on port ...
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High CPU from ntoskrnl.exe during idle on GetStackLimits

I'm having a weird bug in Windows 10. After 5 minutes of idle, my cpu goes high. I used Win Performance Analyzer and found that it happens inside the ntoskrnl.exe on the thread GetStackLimits. I ...
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I would like to deeply secure my port forwarding

Here is what I would like to do. use my smart phone to tell my server to allow a remote connection allow a connection to occur say for minutes stop allowing future connections after 5 minutes ...
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Can Windows 10 Evaluation be rearmed?

The Windows Server 2012 R2 Evaluation edition had the feature of being able to be rearmed with the following command: slmgr /rearm This would give you 10 more days to use the machine, and could be ...
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Windows 10 keeps installing programs in german (not the language I want)

I did the huge mistake in settings something to german during the windows 10 installation. I guess, keyboard or timezone. Now all programs install in german, which is really bad. I checked region and ...
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How to move files and folders via DOS command [duplicate]

Can anyone suggest how can I achieve the task below, via DOS command or Windows batch file? I want to move all files and folders from source folder to destination folder. e.g. C:\source\file1.txt ...
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Windows gather at sleep after Windows 10 upgrade [duplicate]

Ever since I upgraded from Windows 7 to windows 10, all my windows gather onto my primary monitor every time my PC goes to sleep and wakes back up. This is extremely annoying since I'm constantly ...
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remove windows 8.1 and replace with centos 7

An Acer Aspire T desktop computer came pre-installed with Windows 8.1. I would like to completely erase windows 8.1 forever from the machine, and replace it with CentOS 7. How can I accomplish this? ...
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How can I make Rasdial execute again if a connection is not yet available?

The following command (applicable to PPPoE connection) is in a .bat file. Rasdial "connection name" "user name" "password" How can I make it execute again automatically if it fails (i.e. connection ...
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How to choose where to import files into Microsoft OneNote?

I must have hit something in OneNote because it used to ask which section I wanted the imports in and now all imports go to a Notebook/section that I don't want them in. Any idea how to fix this?
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Hyper-V Manager can't find virtual machine

I am using the Hyper-V Manager and following a Microsoft Learning tutorial. I already have the three folders representing the Virtual Machine in: C:\Program Files\Microsoft ...
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Windows 7 Update Error: 80070057

I just upgraded my laptop from Windows Vista (32-bit) to Windows 7 (64-bit). After installing, it performed a critical update and successfully installed 4 of them. It then recognized that there were ...
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Show all files a program has opened

I'm looking for a way to determine all the files a process has opened on Windows. This is different from many (already answered) questions on here because I need to know all files the process has ...
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Setup ssh in background windows

Currently I have cygwin installed and ssh into a machine and run commands like so. ssh user@ip "command" The only problem is it takes a long time to open a new ssh session and run each command. So ...
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How to enable arrow keys on vim used from msysgit bash

I just need a simple solution that will enable the arrow keys in the vim included with Git For Windows. I did found a solution to enable backspace. But no solution for the arrows problem. The arrows ...
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What it means when PM(K) of ps gets negative values?

I got the following negative PM (The amount of pageable memory that the process is using, in kilobytes) values when execute the ps command. What it means when the values are negative? PS H:\> ps ...
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Sensitive info in Powershell and/or cmd invocations

I want to run commands from Powershell and/or cmd.exe on a Windows host. These commands might accept, as parameters, passwords which should not be saved anywhere. These scripts may need to run from ...
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Shred File without overwriting blocks

AFAIK, a file on a file system has two components. The pointer that stores the directory path of the file. Also stores the list of sectors/blocks on the disk that the file is composed of. The real ...
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“Permission denied (publickey).” after update of Cygwin

I updated Cygwin and I can no longer SSH into any remote machines. Here is the relevant debug output from SSH; What is happening? debug1: Server host key: ssh-rsa ...
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How to change MAC address on Windows Phone 8.1? [on hold]

I did't find any method to change MAC address for Windows Phone devices, unlike the Android devices, so I want to know if there is a way to change my Lumia 525 MAC address.
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Change windows settings via code

I there any way I can use C++ or batch programming to change settings in a windows computer for example enable/disable Services? Or is there a different programming language for that? Which one is ...
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Problems with eMMC and Windows 8.1

So, I bought Asus EeeBook E402MA (Intel N2840, 2GB RAM) which comes with Windows 8.1 x64 pre-installed on 32GB eMMC. First I tried upgrade it to Windows 10, but upgrade tool said that I need more ...
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Find and remove invisible EFS*.TMP files that are created by NTFS encrypting file system

On my Win7 64 Pro I encrypted a subdirectory using the standard Windows Explorer right-click context menu Properties -> Advanced function but I found out some time later that it created a bunch of ...
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Can you transfer a Windows 10 OEM licence to a VM while not running a Windows host OS?

From the information scattered around the Internet, it seems that running Windows as a host OS and also installing it as a guest OS somewhere using the same key is okay so long you don't use both at ...
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Computer stuck someone between QWERTY and Dvorak

My Windows using friend tried to setup a Dvorak keyboard layout and something caused a reboot during the setup. Unfortunately his keyboard layout isn't quite QWERTY or Dvorak. I told him to type all ...
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delay on opening start menu on windows 10 and also keyboard not working for search

i installed windows 10 couple of day ago (upgrade from 8.1) , from first day i had a problem that was , after working with pc about 2-3 hour when click on start button , the menu opened with 1 second ...
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Followed below instructions, still no internet

I've checked and both IPv6 and 4 are checked, however I still cannot connect to the internet. I don't get it. I also tried to follow uninstall instructions and I don't know what to uninstall. My ...
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Windows 7 takes 15 min before even downloading WIndows Updates

Every time I go to install updates--regardless of whether it's a single 2KB update or a dozen 300MB updates, the screen sticks at the "Please wait while windows..." for a good 15 minutes before it ...
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How to encrypt a SD card without Bitlocker or TPM [on hold]

I'm setting up a Windows 10 laptop for someone else. They have a SDCard and we want to make sure it's only accessible on that machine. The card will be holding synced Google Drive files so if it's ...
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How does Windows Explorer determine categories for devices on the network?

I have a number of devices on my network: some PC's, servers, and printers. When using Windows Explorer to view my network devices are separated into two categories: Computer (Number of devices) ...