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Is there a way to dump a webpage source without having to interact directly with browser?

Is there a way to somehow dump the source of a webpage automatically, without interacting with a browser itself; without right clicking on page and selecting “view source”. So For example, I have an ...
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How do I hyperlapse a video file on Windows?

Hyperlapse is a somewhat recently developed timelapsing technique that removes jitters.
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Can Putty open SSH link similar to Terminal for Macintosh?

I’ve got a SSH link (ssh://) in 1Password that if I was using a Macintosh I could just click and have it open a session in Terminal. Is there a way to click an SSH link (ssh://) in Windows and have ...
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How can I determine the cause for unknown file deletion

Ok, a very strange thing happened to me this morning. I was using my PC, and a lot of my applications started to hang for some reason. Turns out that a lot of my files (~7gb worth) have disappeared ...
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Keyboard and mice aren't working and I can't logon because system user profile cannot be loaded. What can I do?

I created a system repair disc to logon my computer, but my problem now is how to run it since my keyboard nor mouse works. How can I run it without them?
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How to run b2sum-amd64-windows command recursively in a batch file?

BLAKE (hash function): https://blake2.net/ Download: https://blake2.net/b2sum-bin_20130305.zip The current b2sum-amd64-windows command does not include recursive option For example in windows ...
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I want to create subdirectories that have the same name as the files I am going to move to them, using a batch file

For a given numeric filename, there are several files that exist in a directory. This directory has hundreds of these numeric filenames. I want to create a folder for each of the numeric file names ...
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What is the $WINDOWS.~BT folder?

There is a folder named $WINDOWS.~BT on the root of my C:\ drive. It is a hidden folder and is 75 MB in size. What is its purpose? Is it safe to delete it?
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Is it possible to change Windows 7's Quick Launch icon size? Maybe registry?

I recently found out you can enable Quick Launch in Windows 7. The only problem is that the icons are slightly bigger than the original taskbar icons so there's a little gap on the bottom of the ...
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Ctrl+C in console causes crash, in all programs

On one of my Windows 7 machines, ctrl+C in a console program has started crashing all applications. It can be a python script or a very simple C++ app, or even cl.exe if I break a build in Visual ...
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Group Policy install software PER USER

Need to deploy an MSI file with Group Policy. No other software deployment options are available, so no SCCM, etc. Here is what I need: 1. Software must be deployed PER USER. 2. Software must ...
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How to get rid of this peculiarly nasty pop up ad?

I've read through the posts here and tried many things suggested in the posts: I looked into my Task Manager and couldn't find any suspicious processes running; I did a full system scan with Windows ...
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What could cause Windows XP boot loop and live usb failure?

So the issue is the computer is in a boot loop, gets past the Windows XP logo the flashes a blue screen and reboots, BIOS reboot on failure is off, but it still does this. When trying safe mode it ...
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How do I interpret w32tm output, especially d:?

I am trying to understand what all the different values mean in the following output. I understand the command below is comparing my local time ("current time is") with time.nist.gov 8:38:08 is my ...
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Unable to Use Help files

You know how most all software programs have a HELP file? Well when I open up the HELP files on any given program, the HELP window opens OK. On the left side is the list of topics, BUT when I click ...
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Green “Back” in bottom corner of windows 7

I just enabled Intel virtualization on my laptop. when I rebooted there is the word "Back" in green text in the bottom right corner. I can interact through it and windows doesn't seem to think it ...
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How does Windows calculate the fragmentation percentage?

When running defrag -a -v C: on Windows 2008 R2, I got the following output: Windows Disk Defragmenter Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corp. Analysis report for volume C: Volume size ...
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Laptop performance much slower after blowing out fans

I have an HP G60 Laptop. It's an old laptop that I got around 2010. It has a Pentium dual-core cpu (2.00 GHz), and 3 GB of memory. It was Windows 7 I resurrected this laptop mid-last year after my ...
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Switching from 8.1 pro to 8.1 single language?

I bought a new laptop which came with 8.1 single language. I tried to upgrade it using my old key for 8.1 pro. Sadly, my old key is now out of activation. So, I have to go back to 8.1 single language. ...
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How to run a 3 different batch file in a onego?

I have a three batch file like a.bat,b.bat and c.bat. Now I wanted to execute the all these batch file in a onego but my point is they will execute in order. When 1st complete then 2nd start and when ...
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Disabling something on startup

The following window always shows up at the startup. How to disable it. EDIT: I have tried every possible imaginable way to install it or enable it(in turn windows features on/off) but it didn't ...
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Dead display on acer notebook

I have an Acer v5 notebook which needed a CMOS reset, so I opened it and removed the CMOS battery and reinstalled it after about 20 seconds. When I connected everything and closed it up again, ...
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Counting the number of lines of code in a java file using ant

I have 2 directories D1 and D2 each containing a java file a.java with different lines of code, say a.java in D1 with 100 lines and 150 in D2. I need to use ant to compile the file with more lines, in ...
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Why the tasks cannot be started?

I have defined scheduled task like it in a windows 2012 server which is running in a Virtual Box. I can start these tasks with schtasks /RUN /TN start-dop001 as a user 'dop001'. The task will ...
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Use wired LAN network interface for Teamviewer and Wi-Fi interface for everything else

I need to make TeamViewer use my wired network card and web browsing traffic to use my Wi-Fi network card. I am using Windows XP. How can I make this happen? If the scenario above would not be ...
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Disable file sharing with batch

I have file sharing enabled on my computer and I was wondering, is there a batch code that can turn off all file sharing? I would prefer if I could disable it via a batch script but any way works ...
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Can I install a Windows 8.1 desktop software (exe file) on Pipo W4 (Windows 8.1) tablet?

Is it possible to install Windows 8.1 desktop software on Pipo W4? Model PIPO W4 Screen Information 8 inch multi point IPS Capacitive Screen Resolution 1280x800px CPU Intel Z3735G Quad core; ...
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smbclient - keep copying after NT_STATUS_SHARING_VIOLATION

I have a directory of files that need to be copied every night as a backup. I am using 'smbclient' to backup the files to linux machine but I am seeing an issue where if a file is locked the entire ...
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Double-clicking issue after installing Windows update KB3013455

Let me start off by saying that I do not install anything on this workstation, except Windows updates (which I should probably stop doing as well after I fix this issue). The unrelated problem started ...
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Windows 7 rotates screen when accessing Google and other search engines

I have a laptop with Windows 7. When I access Google and search anything the screen always rotates 90 degrees. This happens with any browser—Chrome, Internet Explorer or Firefox—when I press some ...
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OneDrive for Business - Critical Error when trying to sync files

I've been getting a critical error recently with OneDrive when it attempts to synchronize: I use the OneDrive component mainly to sync with SharePoint files, so this has become very annoying. This ...
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Text size increases and decreases in Windows 7 as I am typing

I use Windows 7 operating system and when I am typing it randomly increases and decreases the text size which locks up my computer and I have to wait for it to catch up and reset the text to default. ...
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How to delete all files that match a pattern (or older than..) except the newest file that matches the pattern?

I have a scheduled task / script running that takes a snapshot of a file each 3 hours, but the file is growing and disk space is limited, so each week I want to perform a cleanup. As for now I do ...
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Getting CTRL+V to work in Vim inside Conemu

Conemu uses CTRL+V as the short cut to “paste first line of clipboad.” I want this functionality when I’m interacting with the command-line, but when I’m in Vim I’d like Vim to handle it.
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Program to monitor microphone unknownly in windows [on hold]

Is there a free program that would record the microphone of the computer in windows 7 unknownly?
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wifi router not working [on hold]

my power went quit briefly, now my wifi connection is just gone. i have reset the original wifi router numerous times. nothing, my wifi connection isnt even on my list of wifi connections around me ...
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Setting a web app as default program in Windows?

I use StackEdit quite a bit for writing markdown files. Is it possible in Windows 7 to associate a web app as default program for a given file type?
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Dollar sign '$' in the output of whoami in Windows

It is a domain environment. There are several machines, connection to whom must be performed under user joined specific groups ("Super Manager Users" and "Super Admin Users"). But there is some issues ...
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Echo Without Newline in a Windows Batch `for` Loop [duplicate]

Please note: This question is not about how to echo without a newline. It's about to pipe a variable without a newline and store the result in another variable. Please don't mark this question as ...
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Slow transfer speeds on Synology DS2413+ with Windows over wifi only

I am using a Synology DiskStation DS2413+ in a mixed OS environment. It is connected via 2 ethernet cables to our n router (Asus, will update with details). When I mount the NAS via smb to an OS X ...
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Is it possible to tweak OneDrive Share menu in Windows 8.1 Explorer

In Windows 8.1 I have only option - open a share webpage with right clicking on document in OneDrive folder. onedrive.live.com/?cid=**some cid**&id=**some id value**&action=Share I want an ...
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Xcopy.exe: Hide all errors (window prompt)

I syncronize a folder on the hard drive with my USB device every time I insert it. For this I use a simple batch script that checks if the USB stick is inserted and if it is then do a sync by XCopy. ...
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What is “bootsect.bak” file?

What is Bootsect.bak backup file? Is this file a copy of boot loader or boot sector? if it's a boot sector's copy, why it's needed? because MBR is a fixed sector.
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Remote Desktop to Windows 7 without domain

I am trying to remote desktop into a windows 7 machine.However, it always showing me the domain and the domain name is my machine. The machine that I try connect is not having domain. How can I ...
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How to disable the shared folder icon on Windows XP?

When I share a folder through file sharing, it automatically has a hand under it that tells you it is a shared folder. How can I disable that? In this picture, the "Family Photos" folder has the hand ...
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Windows 7 all icons dissapeared from desktop

I've got a vaio laptop that was working fine till yesterday ( the only problem is that the screen is broken so i always attach it to a monitor with hdmi) but when i opened it today only the wallpaper ...
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Characters change while copy paste PDF in Hindi language

I am trying to copy/paste text from a PDF file. But when I copy/paste it changes some characters into other. e.g.विधान toवरधभन. Basically it changes vowels to some consonants. I also tried exporting ...
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Batch script to conditionally delete files

Owners of Nokia Lumia 1020 know it can be set to store captured photos at full resolution, but the reduced size photos are also stored. I would like to have a script to automatically delete all the ...
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How to disable audit reporting on Windows 8.1

On a multi-user Windows 8.1 development machine, there have been many slowdowns when accessing via RDP. In reviewing the event viewer, I noticed that there are many audits running in the security ...
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Encrypt file with password from Gpg4Win Context Menu?

I have a list of usernames and passwords sitting on my desktop for work related stuff. I'd like to encrypt it under a master password. I believe this is called the String-to-Key (S2K) Specifiers (but ...