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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

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 ...
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Speex to FLAC in windows command line

I've got a speex audio file (snd.spx), and I've found foobar2000 is the only software I can easily convert it to the more-widely-usable format FLAC (snd.flac) so I can edit it before encoding again to ...
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Hold a keyboard key to turn a left click into a right click

Ok, guys. I have a Logitech touch pad that I'm using with Windows. There are some games (Diablo 3 mostly) that heavily use the mouse's right and left clicks. It's not convenient for me to constantly ...
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safe to delete windows defender scan and definition updates folders? Windows 7,8,8.1

It looks like WD keeps a history of all scans and keep older definition files. Is it ok to delete the content of these two folder and let WD rebuild their content. Anyway to disable WD to keep ...
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How to Use Different Size Drives as a Single Volume Mounted in Windows via Samba Share

I have a Linux server with four 2 TB drives in a RAID arrangement. This array is then added to a Volume Group and a Logical Volume is created from it. This Logical Volume is shared out to a Windows ...
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Looking for 64-bit msysgit

My git operations are failing when they hit the 4GB limit memory limit for 32-bit processes. E:\source>file "C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\bin\git.exe" C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\bin\git.exe; PE32 ...
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How do I securely mount a remote file system as a drive letter on Windows?

I have a NAS server running Linux, and I want to map it as a network drive on my Windows PC. Additionally, I want the connection between my Windows PC and NAS box to be secure (e.g. encrypted). ...
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Windows 8.1 Installation: device removal and restart

I'm doing a windows 8.1 clean installation. It was purchased as download from the Microsoft Store and written to and booted from a USB flash drive. The installation creates hard drive partitions, ...
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copying files from one server to another windows

I have a script where I login to a windows 7 machine(Let's call it A) using SSH. In my SSH session, I am trying to copy files from a share(Let's call it B) to A. I've used cygwin on machine A for ssh ...
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Mysql won't show my databases (MYSQL-WIN7)

I create a database using workbench and don't find this database at ODBC list, I'm able to see only information_schema database. I tried to restart my machine but don't solve the issue. Could you ...
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Microsoft Windows Text to Speech trouble [on hold]

So there are a number of related questions out there, but I'm hoping for a bit of clarity, as well as a resolution. So im trying to use the Text to Speech engine in System.Speech in a WPF application. ...
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How to boot Solaris from network (using Windows 7)

Currently I have a single Board Computer: Themis USPIIe-USB™ 6U VMEbus computer board based on the Sun® Microsystems 550-MHz and 650-MHz 64-bit UltraSPARC® processors. Currently it boots from an ...
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How can I use 'git add' command on a file whose path includes a directory with spaces

I'm trying to use Git Add command to stage a couple of files for committing later. However, I can't seem to add it because Git bash doesn't like a directory with spaces in it. How can get around this ...
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Turn ON display with a batch or powershell

We have a computer connected to a large vizio flat screen that displays secure information and it is always on. I have a script running with task scheduler to shut off only the display at a certain ...
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Prompt for boot order

I have an HDD lying around, and I would like to install Windows 10 Technical Preview on it and run it off USB. Is there a way for my HP Envy laptop to prompt at boot if I would like to boot from USB ...
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Windows 8: recovering a saved auto-login password (netplwiz)

A couple of months ago, I've installed Windows 8 on a laptop of my mom. I created a Microsoft account for her, and used some tutorial to enable auto-login with netplwiz, so she won't have to enter the ...
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Which Window privilege is needed for the `runas` command?

I have a local Windows account and I want to make it impossible to login to the machine as this user – both locally and using remote desktop. Now I have set these two "deny" privileges for the ...
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How do I free up space on my C: drive? [on hold]

SpaceSniffer shows me this picture of the space being used on my C: drive. I want to delete some things to free up space. Looking at this report, what of that should I be considering deleting? ...
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A particular app (Visual Studio 2013) has lost write access to particular directories

I'm a software developer working in a large corporate environment that uses roaming profiles accross the network so my profile directory is stored on a network location: \\nas\home$\username and ...
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How to download files with time-based bandwidth limitations?

I have huge files (15 Gb) to download from a provider which asks me to not download these files during buisness hours. I've tried using FlashGet, or Free Download Manager, but I can't schedule ...
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Curl globbing (asterisk expansion) on windows

On windows, in git bash (but in system console too, I think) Why curl ignores all my attempts to disable globbing and expands asterisk? $ GLOBIGNORE="*"; set -f; curl --noproxy "*" ...
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How to Paste raw text from clipboard to Windows Explorer

I have some text I want to copy, for example from an office document, from a mail document or anything else, into the windows explorer (the browser) without formatting. I have tried to paste the ...
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Windows explorer crashes & restarts when I try to open a video file in Windows 8.1

My Dell Laptop XPS has Windows 8.1 as its OS. Whenever I open Windows Explorer and try to open a Quicktime Player file or an MP4 file, Windows explorer crashes, BSOD appears for a few seconds and then ...
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How can I capture the hardware configuration of all systems in a network [on hold]

How can I capture the hardware configuration of all systems in a network, using script? Is it possible?
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Error of initialization of IIS 7

My Windows Server is in Portuguese Brazil. Sorry , I'm not fluent English. After an upgrade my Windows Server 2008 R2 spent facing problems with IIS (version 7 ) . Whenever I try to start the IIS ...
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“Application Window” like Window Management for Windows

Is the an expose like system that acts like Mac's but is for windows? For example mac has Application Window which displays the current windows for the application. Please refer me to a different ...
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The requested system device cannot be found

I dual boot windows 8.1 and arch linux. And evety time I boot windows, I have to run ntfsfix on arch linux after that on any drive to be able to mount it (on arch). Accidently I ran it on my windows ...
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Smart card setup - Gemalto Cryptoflex 64K V2c

I have recently acquired a few Gemalto Cryptoflexes (as above) and I'm trying to get them to work for smart card login. The card has a minidriver which is ActivIdentity Mini Driver (Gemalto ...
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Remote controlling an Intel NUC

I've recently got the Intel NUC N2820 kit, with a Core Celeron SoC - So no vPro here. I connected it to my TV initially to install Windows 10 on it, and after everything was set up (including checking ...
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Write specific text a .txt file with Batch script

I have a script that install several programs. I would like to write a series of batch scripts to log these installs. I was hoping to find a command that would allow me to select this text file ...
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Do no pop up spam message notifications in Thunderbird on Windows

In Windows 8 I don't mind the pop up notifications of new email messages, but I wish it would not do it for messages that it flags as * * * SPAM * * *. Is it possible to leave this enabled for ...
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How do I get IE to prompt before opening a pdf file?

When clicking on a link to a pdf file, Internet Explorer simply opens it in Adobe Reader. How do I make it ask for confirmation first?
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Is there any way to edit the dconf settings of GTK on a WindowsNT Install?

I am trying to help the OP of this question: http://stackoverflow.com/q/28157314/1695680 And I suspect their gtk install has some default settings that are undesirable. On Linux I believe these ...
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Windows 8 is blocking port 25 [on hold]

I have 3 computers at home: two with Windows 8 and one with Windows 7. Both W8 computers are blocking port 25. I'm trying telnet [server] 25 and I can't reach it. W7 works OK so it's not an ISP ...
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Recent Windows Update causing Admin issues in Windows 7

After a recent Windows Update in December 2014 or January 2015, I now have to run a lot of programs as Administrator in order to avoid access/security errors. I'm not sure why, as I'm a local ...
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windows registry to manage Enable pointer shadow

I have being doing some research on Google but I cannot find what is the windows registry to manage Enable pointer shadow. I need to find it to do a global update for my citrix gold image.
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Translate ssh tunneling command to Bitvise settings

With the help of an expert, I have set up a ssh tunnel. The sever side is all set up (I own the sever), and I can use the following command the set up the client side (on Mac/Linux): ssh -f ...