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Cygwin Terminal backspace and arrow keys not working

The arrow keys returns A,B,C,D and my backspace key are not working properly . This problem happens only with the vi editor.Is there any way to solve this issue on Cygwin ? I did find possible ...
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Windows 8.1 command like Unix/Linux WHICH command

Below is an example of the results of the WHERE command used in Win 8.1 CMD (DJANGO) C:\Python34>where python C:\Python34\python.exe C:\Python34\DJANGO\Scripts\python.EXE What I am looking for is ...
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MEGAsync Windows Explorer integration

I'm stuck with a problem with "Get MEGA Link" not working! I'm using MEGASync 1.0.35 (Windows 8.1) and after changing the folder in Settings->Syncs, this option is gone inside the MEGA folder... ...
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Monitor goes to sleep over vga but not over hdmi. Over HDMI, it turns off completely under Windows 7

I have a dual monitor setup and just got a new graphics card. My old one was a Gtx 570 and it had two DVI-I ports. I connected both my monitors using an adapter to convert DVI-I to VGA (one of my ...
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How to modify files within mszip (cab) executable?

I can list and extract certain executable contents using 7z. It seems to be using standard compression methods. Path = test.exe Type = Cab Method = MSZip How can I modify files inside that ...
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Ethernet works on Ubuntu, not on Windows 8.1

I have pretty strange problem. I have dual boot of windows 8.1 & ubuntu. The thing is that ethernet perfectly works on Ubuntu, but won't work on Windows 8.1. All it says in Win is that is ...
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Windows setup doesn't detect HDD, although it is detected in BIOS

I've been trying to reconfigure and reinstall an old machine that I've been using until recently to pass it down to relatives, but I have no success installing Windows in the current configuration. ...
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Install Windows 8.1 image from backup (Acronis) to dual boot with Windows 7 (Currently Installed)

Here's "the road so far" My laptop came with Windows 8.1 preinstalled. It had a GPT Partition Table, with recovery partions, etc on the hard disk. Made a backup of the entire HDD with Acronis True ...
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Automated sync to/from document management system and a physical Windows directory? (Autonomy iManage Worksite 8.5)

Is there a way to set up a user-created job that periodically exports newly created or modified files from a designated Autonomy iManage Worksite 8.5 workspace document folder to a designated Windows ...
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How to edit all the different context menu entries of the Explorer?

I'd like to write a script to simplify editing the context menus of the Windows Explorer. But there seem to be A LOT of different ways to implement context menu entries and non of the sites that I ...
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What is the best way to repair windows 10 tech preview boot witout reseting the instalation?

I install windows 10 tech preview and lot's of softwre (visual studio, steam acount and all my games, chrome, firefox, 7zip). When i add my windows 8 disk and boot, the win8 disk autocheck change the ...
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Is it possible to stream game using steam via WiFi direct? If yes, how?

I have 2 PC in the basement, and the router is 2 floor above, which is far from optimal. So I thought maybe I could learn about that WiFi direct feature I keep seeing everywhere. But I couldn't find ...
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I want to automate rebooting most or all of the major routers remotely, will provide software to everyone for free [on hold]

Does anyone know if we can use a tool or a method to remotely restart the router? Or even remotely restart the internet connection of the router? I know we can telnet into the router, but each router ...
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How to trigger a task each time an executable file is open with Windows Task Scheduler?

I would like to trigger my own task each time an executable file is opened. How do I do that with Task Scheduler ? Which event should I listen to ? The only resources related to this I found are : ...
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“There is an issue with your sound card..” Every single time I replug my audo jack

I've a very frustrating problem here. Every time I unplug my audio jack from the back of my pc and want to plug in another I have to restart Spotify. This is not a big problem, I can listen to music ...
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to have an homogeneous environment for python and tools like PIP

I have a learning group for pythong where people are coming with their machines but with differents OS (Windows, Mac Os, Linux). For Mac and Linux, it is quite easy as you can install programs like ...
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Remove shell folders from navigation pane in Windows 8.1

Time ago I've used one of those strange tricks that let you customize Windows in some way, to remove the librearies and also the shell folders from the navigation pane (save/open file dialogs) in ...
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Really slow copying a file to a win 8.1 pc over LAN, no other network issues

I have a windows 8.1 pc thats being running fine for ages. Suddenly it's unable to play videos from a network share. Digging into it I've found the following: Copying a file from any of the three ...
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Cannot connect to the server through host machine that I created in guest machine in Linux Mint

Using virtualbox I am running a server on Linux-Mint(guest) and client machine is windows-8 (host). When I try to connect to the server (which looks like http://169.254.158.126:8080) from windows-8, ...
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Need Batch file to unlock the windows 7 operating systems [on hold]

Need Batch file to unlock the windows 7 desktop after it was locked.please help me to resolve this.
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Why games with low system requirements are lagging?

I got a HP laptop and I dual-boot Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit with Kali Linux 64-bit.I installed Minecraft and Counter Strike to see how they are running and both of them were lagging a lot.I couldn't ...
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Windows 8.1 doesn't save wi-fi profile

Every time, i turn on my windows machine, i have to connect to my Wifi network manually. The WI-FI profile doesn't get saved automatically. As per Microsoft, windows stores the WI-FI profile when ...
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explorer or application does not resolve dns name but ping does

I made a win8pe with winbuilder everything works fine except that explorer does not resolve dns name, but it does work with ip address when try to access network server. for example, accessing ...
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Folder Redirection on Domain Controller Win Server 2008 [migrated]

This is a long post with a few questions in it. They are all related to the same issue though, and solving one or the other will probably solve the others. I did look on superuser for similar ...
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What archivers support symlinks on Windows?

I'd like to back up and restore directory trees that include symlinks created with "mklink /d" on Windows 7. Are there any free & open source archivers that support windows symlinks? winrar 5.1 ...
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increasing shrink space in windows 7

I am trying to install Linux on a machine that is currently running windows 7 home edition. I want to keep windows 7 and install windows in a partition. So I went to Disk Management, right-clicked ...
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windows 8.1 extremely long login

Hello I have just bought new computer. Asus g550jk. It came without Os, so i have installed win8.1 . It worked fine at the start but after few drivers and windows updates it developed very long login ...
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Extract outlook settings from a non-bootable drive

I have a hard drive that won't boot any more, but I can mount it in Windows on another computer. I'd like to extract all of the outlook settings from the dead drive so that I can replace the new ...
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How can I run a windows batch internal command remotely?

I have two Windows computers A and B, and I want to remotely run a command on computer B. I use the tool psexec, so on computer A I can run: psexec.exe \\10.0.0.2 -u user -p pasword ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad N580 - Windows 7 - Optiarc DVD RW AD-7740H

I recently formatted my IdeaPad N580 laptop, it came with Windows 8 installed and i downgraded to Windows 7, the Optiarc DVD RW device stopped working, more specifically it "works" but the drivers are ...
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To whom do I report a font bug in Windows? [duplicate]

Windows 8.1 x64 In apps like the Windows Notepad and Notepad++, when using the font Courier New, Bold Italic, size 9, the lowercase letter "L" is displayed in uppercase. I don't know if the problem ...
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What is Peer2View Client?

I put up a question earlier here in which I asked why java was run on my computer. After some googling I found that it was since Peer2View was run. However, this does not really solve the problem so I ...
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BSOD: BAD_POOL_HEADER (It happens often)

I have been expieriencing some BSODS from alot of time. Last time i was brosing the internet and then the BSOD came BAD_POOL_HEADER then i restarted the PC again when i was uninstalling a software it ...
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Where is Windows pulling this connection status/type from and can I edit it?

In the list of network connections I have, the LAN connection has a value of 'EData' where others have 'Not connected' or 'Unidentified network'. This seems to be the status or type of connection, ...
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Why is Java JRE running on my computer?

I have noticed that Java JRE is running on my computer. This even if there is seemingly no program that needs Java support. The questions are: How can I find out if there are any active (or inactive) ...
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Output redirection at the beginning of line

I'm used to specify output redirection on the end of the line like: echo blah > output.txt Both in Windows and *nix. Recently I'm seeing more and more examples that redirect at the beginning of ...
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Running 1080p on 4k resolution display

The native resolution of my laptop's 15.6" display is 3840 x 2160. Unfortunately, I found that the graphics on many applications didn't scale appropriately for this resolution, and were ...
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Automatically run executable files with third party program/script in Windows

It is possible to launch an exe file using a third party program through the context menu. My problem is that an exe file might be triggered by a script or by another application on which I don't ...
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Windows 8 tablet and a mouse

I need to buy a new computer or a tablet for school. Some new tablet computers have a keyboard and mouse, some of them don't. If I buy a tablet with Windows 8, will I be able to use a mouse?
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When using a 3rd party uninstaller on Windows, should I postpone reboot until after the leftover files are removed?

I'm using GeekUninstaller, because it's free and has pretty good reviews. Usually, I will choose the program I want to uninstall, go through the regular uninstallation process, and then ...
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WMIC - how to check if return empty value?

I'm making a batch file to make log of computer (I need save some informations before format PC's on my work...) So I found some commands to create this log, see: rem -- Windows Version wmic OS get ...
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How to convert a video file to XVID format?

I need to convert existing MP4 files to the XVID format with the .AVI extension. Specifically to something like this: I've tried Camtasia, Handbrake and VLC, but they don't seem to support this ...
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Windows 10 Boot Issue

I recently installed windows 10 on a second partition of the hard drive on my laptop. As soon as a installed the NVidia drivers and restarted the computer, all that shows up is a black screen with the ...
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rEFInd loads to splash screen, no HDD activity

I've installed rEFInd manually on Windows as was described on the official guide. However, when I hit F12 as my computer boots up and select "rEFInd Boot Manager", it refuses to load it. Instead, it ...
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How do I run Tomcat service as a specific user in Windows?

I needed to do this so that Tomcat could take advantage of some Active Directory stuff, and it took a lot of searching to get all the niggly bits sorted. Hopefully if I answer my own question here, it ...
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How to ping faster than every second in Windows [on hold]

right know I am facing a problem with finding a suitable pinging tool or solution how to to do thing described below. Requirements: Be able to send packets at least every 20ms (adjustable). Be able ...
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Picasa multiple logic TAGGING

However, what if I only want to see the pictures that have BOTH Billy and Joe in it (in the same picture, with two tags)? Or to take it a step further, is there a way to display all pictures of both ...
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When are quotes added to a file or folder path when dragged into a cli?

Like a CLI noob does, I often change directories by using the dragging the target folder into a command prompt to get its path. What's annoying, however, is that the path isn't wrapped in quotes, ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Windows Backup to 4TB volume (2x2 TB raid0) - Possible?

is that possible to backup windows server 2008 using wbadmin to 4tB (2x2tb raid0) volume? im wondering if that will have the same issues, when trying to backup windows server 2008 to single 3TB hard ...
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Windows installation is in arcane sector

I think I found out what causes the problem where Windows is unable to start due to a logo screen freezing. I think this is actually pretty much obvious. Previously, I had active Windows ...