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Teamviewer - How to make it lock the computer after session is closed

Where is the option so that whenever a remote connection is closed windows get locked to the login screen? Also, is it possible to is it like that but unlock automatically (ie enter the windows ...
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My computer makes a continous beeping sound when playing games:(

I got a problem!When i open a game, my PC starts making a continous beeping noise.I'm not sure what's the problem but I think it's because of CPU overheating or because of the motherboard sensor but ...
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Blue screen when using 8GB of RAM

I bought 8GB (4 2MB DDR2 modules) of RAM from crucial.com. When I installed all 4 of them I get a blue screen of death about a minute after logging into Windows. If I take out one module and boot with ...
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How to download file from a local server cache windows server

How could I download a files from a local server cache address path I was given? Not sure how to do this on windows server: Link to local sever cache: \\sdgd07mjbvbw2\Users\BuildUser\Downloads Here ...
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How to change company name in Windows? [duplicate]

I recently bought a new computer, an HP, but something weird is happening. Every time I install some software that has a “Company” field, it automatically fills it with “Hewlett-Packard”. While the ...
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Remove empty directories

I found this command on this site for recursively removing empty directories, but was unable to comment to ask this question since I just registered and have zero rep....... for /f "delims=" %d in ...
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Programs that uses webservices.dll [on hold]

I need to run custom program in Windows XP that uses webservices.dll. Currently I don't have install of this dll. What lightweight programs from MS installs this WCF API?
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Emulate a Linux terminal and shell commands in Windows [on hold]

Ok, I am accustomed to Linux/Unix like terminal and its commands and now I am using Windows. Does anyone know how to emulate a Linux terminal and the bash Commands?
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Get creation time of file in milliseconds

Is there a way to get the creation time of a file in windows in a higher accuracy? I want to get the creation time of an mp4-video in milliseconds. Is this possible?
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Get Random Folder name and write it as %FolderName%

I have: "C:\DIR\FOLDER-NAME_Random-String" and need a script that will check this random name of folder and write it as %FolderName%. I have many computers with C:\DIR\Folder-Name_Random-String ...
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Unzip multipart files created from Mac in Windows

This is how I created a multipart archive from Mac; zip -r -s 1g archive.zip long\ folder\ name/ This creates files like archive.zip, archive.z01 and so on. Now I am trying to unzip this archive in ...
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Windows 8.1 Pc remote connection malfunction

For a year or so now I have been using vlc remote apps and remote mouse ones. In the past week both of them have refused to connect to my pc. The problems is on my pc since i have tested the same apps ...
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Windows 8.1 - Tablet - Power Options - Edit Plan Settings - missing options

any ideas why these options are available on my laptop but missing on my tablet? Thanks!
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Webserver | IIS | Configuring to not run certain files

I currently have a webserver running Windows Server 2012 which is running IIS as its webserver and using PHP. Lets assume the a user is able to upload a trojan onto my server, either through a ...
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Writing image to SD card regardless of size under Windows?

I have an SD card image that contains a layout with a boot and a root partition of an existing linux system. Both partitions are located within the first 8 GB of the card and the image. The original ...
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Windows7 Group policy restrictions accidentally apply to admin

I changed group policy on my machine preventing running any program except those in the list. I also prevented from running the cmd. Long story short, those restrictions now prevent me from changing ...
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Windows 10 TP Installation error “This upgrade path is not supported.”

So, I decide to install the Windows 10 technical preview on my PC, and, I downloaded the Windows 10 setup files. Then, I mountd the ISO as a drive with DAEMON tools pro. I then ran my setup.exe. After ...
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Login to FTP using Windows Explorer with @ in username

I need to setup a connection to an FTP server, but there are a couple caveats. I CANNOT use 3rd party software (period). it has to be done in Windows Explorer. The other caveat is that there is an @ ...
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how do I turn on the built in miccrophone [on hold]

how do I turn on the built in microphone? So I have to write a 500 word paragraph to ask a simple question ? It must be proper grammar? Such as don't follow a noun with a preposition? If that is ...
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I can't connect to wifi on Windows 8 [on hold]

I just got home from vacation. My brother and I both have iPod touches. We can connect to our home network with those. However, my Windows 8 laptop says “cannot connect”. At my vacation spot there was ...
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Colored text in command prompt/PowerShell is blurry

A troll must've mucked about with my computer during the night. I did not see this issue yesterday. It seems like only colored text is affected by this blurry madness. What is going on and how do I ...
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How can I retain / transfer my Windows 7 license files back to the same computer after a reformat?

So I have an old Windows laptop that I used in college that has over time gotten increasingly bogged down with bloat / fragmentation that I would like to reformat. I can get an install disk easily, ...
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Strange empty square pops out of nowhere, minimizes all windows, hides icons, goes away after restarting explorer.exe

An empty, rectangle box popped out of nowhere whilst playing a game and listening to music trough Chrome. This resulted in all my current apps being minimized, including the game I was playing. ...
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delete items from path environment variable

I have a question regarding editing the path environment variable on my windows 7 Machine. I have been editing my path using SystemPropertiesAdvanced.exe's dialog window, but the changes i make are ...
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Apache Webserver High Disk Usage Windows 2012 R2

I'm using Apache packaged through WAMP to host a forum for my small gaming community and also to host some installers for free to play games. When downloading files larger than 2 GB from the ...
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What NTFS permissions to choose for secondary partition?

My computer has two disks and two partitions: C: for Windows D: for data The idea is that C: is expendable and can be reimaged quickly. Everything of value is on D:. What NTFS permissions should ...
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Strange “SA … checker” attributes being added to body tag

Not sure if this is a good place to ask this question, but here goes. I am a web developer, and lately I have noticed a strange attribute being added to the <body> tag of every web page I open. ...
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mingwm10.dll missing: error at program start and unsure how to proceed

I want to run a program in Windows 8.1 (64bit) but upon starting the program it crashes because it cannot find a file mingwm10.dll After searching for more information with Google: I do not ...
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Garbled text at end of file. Is this encryption related?

Preface: About a month or so, we upgraded our work systems from a Windows 7 desktop to a Windows 8.1 Dell laptop. Laptop's file system is NTFS with DDPE file encryption and desktop's file system is ...
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How can a process run from a command line without specifying a drive letter before the path?

The Synaptics Touchpad Helper runs at user logon as a scheduled task. The command line configured to run the executable is... "\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe" As you may assume, it is ...
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create tunnel in order to access https via port 443

I have Windows machine that connected to Linux server 192.9.100.10 And Linux server has connectivity to the IBM blade center management GUI - 192.9.100.200 From my Windows machine I do not have ...
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windows and linux virtual machine software

I want to run some simulation software (with Oculus Rift support) on windows as the main OS, and have it talk to software that is built for Raspberry Pi / Arch Linux/Arch Linux ARM (but no windows ...
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Airplane mode and wifi runs simuntaneously in windows 8.1

I am using windows 8.1 pro ver: 6.3.9600 build 9600 in my laptop when i turn on airplane mode at the same time the wifi can also be turn on or turn off. generaly it should not be happen and all ...
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How to force enable PAE at Windows Setup Startup

Is there a way to force Windows Setup to enable PAE (physical adress extension) at start up, like I can do with linux installations ("/forcepae")? I found an MSDN-Page about Physical Address ...
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Is there a possible way to disallow hyper-v host to use network connection?

I'm looking for a way to run serveral hyper-v vm's and only allow network communication through the virtual machines, the windows 8.1 host shouldn't be able to use any network connection. So that any ...
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Why are there no odd Windows process Ids?

There are many ways to look at the process IDs in Windows, in PowerShell: ps | select Id, ProcessName | Sort Id | ft -AutoSize gives me: Id ProcessName -- ----------- 0 ...
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Open program/windows on specific monitor

Is there a way to tell Windows on which monitor it should open a windows independently of where it was closed?
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Share Ubuntu VM folder with Windows to use Visual Studio with Docker Volume

I've been using Docker for nearly a year, running it on a Ubuntu 14.04 VM, with Sublime Text 3 for programming in Javascript/php. I would like to be able to also use visual studio for editing the ...
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How secure is the Windows clipboard?

I've been using the Windows clipboard as a method of getting passwords from Lastpass into desktop applications. I've been wondering exactly how secure is this? Can't any program access the clipboard ...
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System does very weird things [on hold]

My Windows 8.1 OS has been acting weirdly since 2~3 days ago: My computer theme is deleted, only default the theme remained. Software information seems to be deleted from the OS: Some software's ...
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Remove Suggested Programs for Unknown File Extensions

I've spent an hour Googling this to no avail. I am running Windows 8.1 Pro x64. I have a situation where I regularly introduce all kinds of new, obscure file extensions to my system. For this ...
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How to display byte sizes with binary prefixes?

For as long as I can remember, Microsoft DOS and Windows have been displaying byte sizes with decimal prefixes, instead of binary prefixes. This has plagued at least two generations of computer users ...
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I've to give my final year project on CD. How can I make sure it requires minimal efforts to run?

My project details: JavaEE pure JSP/Servlets MVC MySQL Tomcat Pressing ^Ron IntelliJ was easy. Now I have to give my project in a compact drive. What can I do so it does not require much effort to ...
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Linux on Mac with bootcamp already containing Windows

I have a MacBook pro retina. I have installed Windows using Bootcamp (no virtualization). Can I further use Bootcamp to also install Linux (Ubuntu)? Or, does the fact that my bootcamp hosts Windows ...
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win8/win10 map key to equation

I have a USB calculator (Canon DK100i II) which has a Tax+ key, which takes the current value, and applies a configurable tax rate and updates the value in the display. [e.g. $32.10 + Tax+ key = ...
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My Ghz is capped to 0,78 [on hold]

So I have this Lenovo G710 laptop and my clock speed is 2.27 GHz (max) but capped 90% of the time at 0.78 or 0.76 GHz. This laptop worked great, but one day, this just happened. Any help with this? ...
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Keep receiving BCDEdit “The system cannot find file specified” errors

I'm currently having a huge problem where I cannot play CS:GO due to an issue with enabling/disabling DEP, Kernel Debugging and Kernal Integrity through BCDEdit in Command Prompt. According to THIS ...
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Windows 8.1 INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE error preventing startup

Background My Fujitsu Lifebook laptop (running Windows 8.1) has gradually been getting slower over the last few months, so I recently took steps to speed it up. These included: Making use of the ...
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Windows 8.1 start screen opens when using move window shortcut [duplicate]

I regularly use the short cut Win key + left arrow or right arrow to move windows around but recently when using this shortcut as well as performing the command it has begun opening the windows start ...
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How to enable echoing in telnet.exe client

Can I somehow enable echoing in the standard telnet.exe client when connecting to the bat.org server? Is it possible at all? telnet bat.org When I'm connecting to this server via putty, echoing ...