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Noob: How do I run an argument from a program in the windows command-line?

I want to run arguments from this site: http://bleachbit.sourceforge.net/documentation/command-line So I just made a task for BleachBit on windows which works. It contains one action to start the ...
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how to quickly select multiple processes in windows 8 task manager to tile vertically or horizontally?

this was possible in windows 7 but is not in windows 8: open task manager sort processes by program name click the top program, hold shift, click the bottom program, highlight them all right click ...
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Windows 7 User profiles issue - Shows logging off after entering corrupt password

This issue has become specific as fixing one problem led to the other: 1) I deleted ntuser.* files while working in linux as they had ugly looking file extensions and I thought they are temporary ...
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Why does unplugging my laptop from power reduce power consumption?

I want to save unneeded energy. Because of that, I changed my energy settings to power save mode. However, once I switch off the power supply for my laptop, the energy consumption and CPU tact goes ...
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2 monitors and laptop display at the same time

I have a laptop running Windows 8 with 2 graphics cards built in, it also has an HDMI slot and a VGA slot. I'm trying to run two external monitors and the laptop monitor at the same time. One is ...
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Windows 7 64 bit 7 months old [on hold]

So i bought a computer a time ago and now all inputs sometimes stops working. I cant use anything everything shust down but i can still see the screen. When playing league of legends i can even see ...
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Enable AutoArchive capability on Outlook client when Exchange mailbox has In-Place Archiving enabled

Any way to enable the AutoArchive (Manual Archival) feature on an Outlook client when the Exchange Mailbox configured in the client has In-Place Archiving enabled?
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Corrupt volumes appear as duplicates of working one

I booted my HP n40L using a Linux Live CD which was unable to read any of the volumes (all set up using the pseudo-hardware raid). On returning to Windows two of my three data hdds showed as offline ...
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External display set brightness with laptop

I have Dell U2415 connect to my laptop. On laptop I can manage brightnes with fn + arrow, but this work only on laptop. It show windows show But dell not react is there some application can do ...
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I have 3 Guest users in my system and I want 3 Socks proxies to set in each user using CMD in Admin User

I have 3 Guest users in my system and I want 3 Socks proxies to set in each user using CMD in Admin User. I'am using Windows 8 operating system
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file sharing windows-xp and 7 doesn't prompt for username and password?

I have two computer on workgroup,Windows 7 and xp on vmware. I can access all the file of the windows 7 from xp but i have to enter credentials which is fine. But when i try to access file shared on ...
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What is the best Web Development IDE for OS X (that is comparable to Visual Studio)? [on hold]

I'm trying to find a good Web Development IDE for OS X Yosemite. And I've just run out of things to search for, so now I'm asking you - do you know of any that compare to Visual Studio on Windows? ...
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Windows Explorer Recursive Copy Unknown File Types

I am attempting to move all files (several different types of files, potentially) from a single root directory and all nested folders within the root. There could several different levels of ...
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How can I access the full functionality of a Japanese Apple keyboard on Windows?

I am currently using a Japanese Apple keyboard (Model A1048) on Windows 8.1. I have two issues with this setup. The first issue is that they keyboard is detected as a US layout keyboard, which causes ...
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Two network connections - how do I control what traffic goes to/from each of them?

I have two internet connections on my computer (one WiFi and one with ethernet cable). The issue is that I want to make sure that one of the connections (the WiFi) is "reserved" to only handle all ...
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Hide Cursor Movement From Browser

Is there a way to hide the cursor movement from the browser and or entire Operating System. I am currently using Windows 7 and would like to hide the cursor movement completely from the browser and ...
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7-Zip: Opening image from 7z archive produces error code 0x8000000a

I've tried encrypting a folder containing a text file and an image with AES encryption using the .7z format. When I enter the password to open the encrypted folder the two files are displayed. I can ...
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WTP - Creating an Answer File for WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab

I am attempting to script the install of the WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab sourced here: http://support2.microsoft.com/kb/971058/en-us?p=1 msdt.exe /cab "%~dp0WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab" -af ...
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3TB seagate external hard drive not working after upgrade to windows 8.1

i have a 3TB Seagate external Hard drive that worked perfectly with windows 8, as soon as I upgraded to Windows 8.1 the hard drive was no longer recognized. There is power to the hard drive, it shows ...
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Wired “Not Connected” icon in system tray instead of Wireless “Connected”

I've been getting this weird problem as of late: It seems as if I'm not connected to any network - be it wired or wireless, even though I am connected via wireless ("bamba" has internet access), ...
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Tweak read/write speed of a file on a harddrive [on hold]

I have a "green" (environmental) harddrive from Western Digital which automatically puts back the Read/Write head as soon as the harddrive gets idle. (~25 seconds) When that occurs, the hard drive ...
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Setup Windows 8.1 and Install Driver without User Interaction

I have an ASUS Windows 8 Tablet that has been acting up recently, so I re-installed Windows 8.1 on it. The problem is, the touch screen driver didn't install with Windows, so I have no way to set up ...
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Access remote drive from client with remote desktop in Windows

I'm connecting to my work machine from home via Remote Desktop. I want to access (map) a server hard drive from (to) my home machine. Is this possible? Background I have a Logitech gaming mouse. ...
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Does Windows log when a user attempts to execute an application that is not on the whitelist?

I have searched Google with several search terms, attempting to discover if Windows logs when a user attempts to run an application that is not whitelisted, and if so, in what event log. Can anyone ...
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Future-proof, lightweight Windows scripting [on hold]

I write a lot of Windows (XP .. 8.1) scripts for myself and for others. Friends told me I shouldn't use AutoIt because some AV software blocks it. CMD / BAT is ... not so nice ... I'm rather a "Web" ...
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in w8/w8.1 whats the keyboard shortcut for 'List View' in windows explorer?

When I'm viewing a folder, how to do I quickly switch to list-view? In windows 7 I do it all the time using Alt + V + L, however I cannot find out what it is in windows 8 / 8.1 / 10 ?
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Shortcut key to hide/unhide VLC media player

Currently, I click on the taskbar icon of the VLC player to hide or unhide it. Is there an option in VLC media player (Windows) to set a keyboard shortcut to hide/unhide the player, preferably via ...
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Restrict RDP access to 1 public ip address. Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a server who runs Windows Server 2012 R2. I would like to restrict the access of the RDP only to 1 public ip address. I tried the "Firewall with advanced security" --> Inbound Rules --> ...
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Console vs Command Prompt [on hold]

In Windows, on the Start menu under the Accessories folder, there is a shortcut named "command prompt". This starts up a window on the screen where I can type commands at a prompt, in 16 colours in a ...
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Windows: Set command on keyboard power button

I'd like to set command on the laptop power button on a keyboard. Is there any way to do this? As an example I'd like to rebind it to Insert. P.S. I have Windows 8.
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Win7 x64 rogue program pinpointing?

I've got a laptop that has what appears to be a command prompt pop up and vanish, whenever it connects to the net. I can repeat it, by turning off/on wifi, it flashes up and vanishes too fast to see, ...
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Windows 8.1 Change Win+S to Win

Is there a way to change win+s shortcut to only win? I want this after pressing only one, win key instead of whole metro UI.
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Reliance NetConnect not connecting in windows 10

I'm using Reliance Netconnect. After I installed Windows 10 the reliance Netconnect is not connecting at all. Device is working but not connectng at all. Same thing happens when I make a new user ...
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How to check if I have permission to change the config of a windows service?

How to check if I have permission to change the config of a windows service? What I am doing now is first run sc query state= all and grep all the service names first. Then I try to run sc config ...
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Shared data partition for dual boot, multiple hard drives [on hold]

What is the best way to approach doing a dual-boot (Windows + Linux) with one SSD and one HDD? Naturally I would partition the SSD to have Windows and Linux. I want the separate HDD to be for data, ...
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Launch program from commandline without .exe

I have added, in this case, the wireshark directory to my env var path and can type "wireshark.exe" from anywhere on my system to launch the program. I would liek to be able to type "wireshark" or ...
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Install Windows Image on a new computer

Been searching but still not sure what to do... I have one computer with Windows7 and set up perfectly how we need it (programs, files, restrictions, etc...). I bought 4 more of the exact same ...
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How to copy a file to a destination only if the source file is newer than any of the destination files?

I'm looking for a way to accomplish this task. I've tried robocopy and writing a batch file, but robocopy doesn't seem to be able to do it (since /MINAGE can't do time--only dates), and writing a ...
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Start-up folder Windows 10 Techpreview: syncthing.exe hide console on startup

I have a shortcut to syncthing.exe in my Start-up folder in Windows 10. The program however starts up a console which I would like to keep hidden. What do I change in the following image?
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Opening my Unreal IRCd server to the internet

Good afternoon! I have been trying all day to get my Unreal IRCD server to accept incoming connections from outside my localhost (so my friends and I can chat, obviously) I have read tons of online ...
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NFS4 & VirtualBox: Ubuntu 14.04 host Windows 10 Techpreview client

I have a host OS Ubuntu 14.04 (my main OS). I run a Windows 10 client inside VirtualBox. I wish for NFS4 to work between them, I cannot see the share in my Windows 10 client. I followed the following ...
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Opening up my Unreal IRCd server to outside my local network [duplicate]

I'm trying to get my Unreal IRCd server to accept incoming connections. I've read several online tutorials and FAQs, including the official one, and I saw this question which bore many similarities to ...
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Sometimes I can't connect to Facebook. All other websites works fine [on hold]

This is a really weird problem... I run Windows 8, and sometimes (only sometimes!) I can't load Facebooks web site. It doesn't matter which web browser I use, none of them are able to connect to the ...
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How to insert any Unicode character using the Unicode HEX Code on Windows (Word/Notepad/Web Broser URL or input field/other apps)?

My OS is Windows 7 (a localized version of this OS). I want to be able to enter any character in the applications mentioned in the title. I've tried some methods described on SE sites, including: ...
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Windows application will run fine from the shell, but not when clicked on

I recently purchased a Windows application that consisted of a zip file (no installer). I unpacked the files to a new directory. When I attempt to start the application by clicking on it from the ...
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I've a 4-screen array, how can I make Windows acknowledge them as one giant screen?

I have 4 HP L1710 monitors, mounted to a wall like so: Is there a way I can get Windows to acknowledge all four screens as one giant one? (like so:) Edit: Running Windows 7
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windows command line dir command: to display only the file name, in 8.3 format?

I know that "dir /w" or "dir /b" shows only the file name. While "dir /x" or "dir /X" shows the 8.3 format, but together shows all other information like long format file names, dates and size. is it ...
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Confused about net start/stop command

I by mistake typed following command without service name. net start It responded as "These Windows services are started:"...started around 20/30 services and said command completed sucessfully. ...
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Is pesexec only useful with administrative credentials?

I am an apprentice penetration tester, and I am trying to read as many tutorials and practice as much as I can. Something I continually see reference to is using psexec to execute commands remotely. ...
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How does an OS run before drivers are installed?

I am looking into hardware compatibility of BSD vs Linux vs Windows. One comment that keeps reoccurring is "check your hardware before installing any variant of BSD". This is also a (smaller) issue ...