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Windows 8.1 resets to low resolution after extended shutdown

I have tried troubleshooting this for weeks and I still don't know why it's happening. Basically, when I shut down my desktop at night, when I turn it on the next morning there's a high chance that ...
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How to install osx or windows on my iphone 6? [on hold]

My pc is slow. Can I install Windows or OSX on my iPhone 6 so that I can use it as a computer and use its resources including cpu, disk space etc,,, and use the screen and mouse of my laptop?
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Accidentally removed my “Documents” from my “Libraries”

By mistake I removed the my "Documents" folder from my "Libraries" The folder still exist however under C:\Users\user\Documents, I didn't delete any files. How can I restore the my "Documents back to ...
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How to delete lost files in NTFS drive

I faced a problem like the one described here. Basically, after connecting my NTFS external hard drive to my TV, two folders were lost, appearing only as a 0KB file. I have been able to recover the ...
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How to create second color calibration profile in Windows 8 and switch between the two?

Windows 8 offers Display Color Calibration wizard. (Control Panel > Display > Calibrate Color.) It is great for basic use. Its only downside is that it always changes current color profile, giving no ...
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Debian and Win 8.1 Dual Boot (Separate HDD)

Im trying to install Debian on my new laptop. I have a 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD. Windows is on the SSD, and i want to install debian on the other drive. My problem is, when i install debian, i put the ...
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What to do when windows D partition has been deleted?

I have made a big mistake - I accidently deleted the D partition and formatted it to NTFS. Is there a way to recover my data? Is this partition needed by the OS? Can I live without it?
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about lanman workstation and server

is lanmanworkstation and lanmanserver used for seeing other pc's on thel internet and being able to see what internet sites and activity by the other computer user? also if i am using wireless wifi ...
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Move file on disk

Consider the following case: a disk has two very large files stored one after the other - the first being slightly smaller than the second. As far as I know (and please correct me if I'm wrong) - If I ...
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Why do I get 0xc0000098 while booting Windows 7?

On a HP pavilion G series with Windows 7 home basic model I get the following error: File:/Boot/BCD Status: 0xc0000098 I have tried to insert recovery CD's and tried to repair with the Windows ...
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Confirm HDD errors were due to USB enclosure not supporting large capacity drives?

I suddenly started getting errors when copying files to my external hard drive. There is plenty of free space: 1.64TB free of 3.63TB. I was able to complete the file copy by doing one of two things: ...
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Windows: Cannot associate executable with file extension

I know this is a very basic question, but I couldn't find the answer. When I right click on a file with extension .abc and click on Properties and then Change..., then even when I click on Browse... ...
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Windows boot problems after installing Ubuntu

I have been using Windows 8.1 on my laptop(lenovo) for a while now and decided to try and install Ubuntu so I can dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu. So today I installed Ubuntu 14 on a separate partition ...
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run windows 10 on oracle vm virtual box, error your pc need to restart

I'm using windows 7 64 bits, CPU: dual core T4500 does NOT have virtualization, 3 Go of Ram. I want try Windows 10 I have download the Iso, Install Oracle VM and set up it, when I run the vm, I see ...
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Windows remembers old DNS suffix

I just changed the DNS domain of my local network from home.local to mydomain.local, after purchasing mydomain.com. I made all the necessary changes in my BIND and DHCP server, and linux clients on ...
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How to find absolute path of USB drive

I have a computer running Windows 8.1, and I have a USB drive with RocketDock installed. My problem is that sometimes Windows changes my drive letter and all the links on the dock screw up. I ...
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where to get a fully updated iso for windows 8.1 pro [on hold]

I have Key for windows 8.1 pro, I want an updated ISO so that when I need to install from scratch It wont take days to install all those updates every time. Where can I get an ISO that is up to date ...
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Prevent auto-start up of application that doesn't have a native setting to disable it

I install some software for my printer. The problem is that is that is auto starts with my computer. I checked the application settings but it doesn't have a way to disable it. Is there another way I ...
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Add item to “New” context menu in Windows 8 for only one user without admin rights

I am trying to edit the registry on my windows 8 computer so that I can create a batch(.bat) file from the "new" menu. The only problem is I don't have admin rights. So I was doing some research and ...
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Rename multiple xml files with the content inside it using windows batch only [on hold]

Here is my requirement. I have multiple xml files in a directory and i need to rename these XML files with the content inside the XML File using windows batch scripting only. Example :: XMLFILE ...
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Trying to run Konsole from XMing (Windows) fails

Connecting from XMing latest running on a Windows 7 laptop to an Ubuntu 14.04 server running KDE. I get the following error: cpatti@hab: ~ $ konsole ...
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Can't boot to the original windows 8.1

After purchasing an SSD, I decided to install Windows 8.1 on it. I originally had Windows 8.1 on my Western Digital Hard drive. But now, I cannot boot to it and there is no option to select an ...
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no wireless wi-fi device icon (PCI bus 3, device 0, function 0) [on hold]

wireless wi fi symbol is not dispayed. device manager shows--PCI bus 3, device 0, function 0 Baliraj
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Context(right-click) menu Long loading times when Network connected

The right-click context menu takes 10+ seconds to open on any file/folder. The delay does not change between repetitively right-clicking on the same file/folder. I also sometimes get explorer crashes. ...
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Share sound system for multiple PC [on hold]

i have laptop and tablet, both with windows 8.1, no RT. I use synergy http://synergy-project.org/ to use one keyboard and mouse. I need also share reproductors. Is there similiar app for share audio?
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Schedule image pop-up using task scheduler

I would like to know how to schedule a pop-up image every 1 hour on Windows 8.1. I tried to make a batch containing file name and file type and open the batch through Command Prompt by setting a CMD ...
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Event Logs and Events That Are Replicated

I'm trying to understand how certain events are represented in the event logs of the domain controllers. Specifically about how events occurring on one DC are replicated to other DCs. Let's say I ...
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Windows 8.1 vs Windows 7 as the guest OS [on hold]

For various development and test purposes I'd like to setup a VM running Windows. The host is my workstation that runs on Windows 8.1 x64 with an i7, 16GB of memory and tons of SSD and HDD space. I'll ...
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Windows 7 Not Recognizing a Driver Disc

I procured a new hard drive and installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 Home Premium x64 on it several days ago. I am now trying to install a thermal plate maker driver from a disc provided by the ...
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Installing windows 10 with an external screen

Basically I want to install this new windows 10 tehnical preview edition on my laptop, but the problem is that I have a broken laptop screen so I connected my laptop to a different monitor. I pressed ...
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What is windows 7 secretly putting on formatted USB drives? [duplicate]

Initial actions: I wanted to copy some files that were very close in total size to the USB stick memory size (<8G). So I checked size of all files vs available space. A few more KB were needed for ...
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How to go about moving emails from outlook exchange account to Thunderbird

I no longer use outlook as my email client and use Thunderbird instead. However, a lot of my emails from my old exchange account are located in outlook. How can I transfer these emails into ...
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Outlook can't connect to exchange, but via vpn it works

hello i have some trouble with my outlook.It cant connect to our exchange server, but when i activate vpn it works. All the other users doesn't have this problem. could you help me please?
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What is _Total in WMI output for list of processes?

I am trying to generate a list of processes running on a remote Windows 2008 server along with their CPU/Memory utilization through a .vbs script. Here is the WMI query that I have used: Select ...
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we want to hide the name of the program while it is running in windows 7/8 [on hold]

We are running certain program on windows 7 desktop. For some reasons we don't want that the persons sitting next to the PC should be able to see the program name. Or else can I change the name of ...
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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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How to make a folder read-only in Windows?

So I want to prevent myself writing into some files into folder. I always works with back_up folders in which I compare, transfer data to target projects. The problem is that sometimes on mistake I ...
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Method for running a VCE Player for Windows Desktop without installing it on the computer

Recently I decided to study for some CompTIA certs, and found out about the helpful VCE's (Exam simulators). However, I don't currently have access to a computer I can install software on. The ...
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Is exFAT now the best choice for an external hard drive that will be used for Windows, Mac, and Linux? [duplicate]

I'm running a Windows, Mac, Linux tripleboot off of a single SSD, and am now, unsurprisingly, in need of additional storage space in the form of an external hard drive. I want to format my hard drive ...
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Windows XP hangs just before displaying login screen

I messed up my registry using SubInAcl. When I tried switching user, Windows froze just before displaying login screen. Then I rebooted the PC, but Windows froze again just before displaying login ...
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Windows 8.1 wont validate my product key

Windows 8.1 wont validate my product key - It worked up until today and now says I need to activate Windows and wont recognise my product key
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appending folder name to filenames

please help me with this: for a file structure in a parent folder (say "C:\Folder 1") that contains: Folder A\File a.txt Folder B\File b.txt I would like to prefix the folder name to the ...
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Update shared application over a network

I need to upgrade an application on a Linux Samba sharing without asking all users over network to close the process. Example upgrading App.exe from version 1 to version 2: rename the actual ...
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Screen (not Lock Screen) Timeout Stuck at 1 Minute

I recently got a new laptop (Lenovo T440p with Windows 8.1 Pro) and was having the following issue: the screen would lock (screen would go black and require a password to get back in) after 1 minute. ...
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WiFi Hotspot on Mac or Windows

I am trying to set up WiFi hotspot using my MacBook pro laptop. I have both Mac OS and Windows 7 installed. The problem is that my network provider (eduroam, university network) does not allow users ...
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Windows 8.1: Restore .bat file association to default

A few weeks ago I accidentally changed .bat files to open with Notepad++ (a fairly common issue I believe). On Win XP and Win 7 I had a .reg file that updated the relevant registry keys and sorted out ...
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Windows Command Prompt — find a file that contains “main” in its name and push that file onto an Android device

Is it possible to use Command Prompt to locate a file in the directory that contains the word "main" in its name and then push that file onto an Android device? This is what I have so far - pushd ...
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bcdebit not recognized

I need to write bcdebit /set IncreaseUserVA 2800 IN command prompt, but the answer is bcdebit not recognized .
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netstat reports an “amnesia:2554” connection: what the hell is “vcnet-link-v10”?

My netstat reports this line: TCP 192.168.1.161:59065 amnesia:2554 TIME_WAIT 192.168.1.161 it's me, but we have no "amnesia" host on the network. Looking for info about port 2554 I ...
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Java Setup throws NullPointerException in Windows 8.1?

I need to install Java on a Windows 8.1 virtual machine. This is done by using Hyper-V to access the computer and then using Explorer to download both the Java x64 and i586. When the setup is almost ...