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Disabling something on startup

The following window always shows up at the startup. How to disable it.
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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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Strange issue with screen rotating when access to search engines

I have a laptop with windows 7, when i access to google, and search anything, the screen rotates 90 degrees constant. Checked Display Settings, it's correct horizontal. Checked Display Drivers and ...
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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 See Who Remote Shutdown my Windows Machine

How could I see the IP addresses of the machines that have connected to my Windows machine and remote shutdown it?
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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 ...
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How to find out the command line arguments a launcher uses to launch an application? [duplicate]

There is an installed application(A) and there is a separately installed launcher application(L). This launcher application launches the application(A) and sets some command line arguments(parameters) ...
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Why is my mouse lagging over Thunderbird email or folder pane?

In Thunderbird 31.5.0 I noticed an annoying mouse delay/stutter when mousing over the email list or folder pane. At the same time I see a CPU spike of about 25% (older WinXP dual core system). Why ...
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Get Windows 7 to ipconfig renew automatically when an invalid IP configuration is ever detected

My new computer has a problem that causes its IP address to randomly become invalid. This problem is widely reported and no one ever fixes it. Is there any way to set up Windows 7 to aggressively ...
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Multimedia device under control panel

In 'Multimedia Devices' under Windows control panel, I saw a device that I don't recognise. Does this mean, that particular user can remotely have access to my laptop or see my work being done on it?
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Where is the Apps key on a standard Microsoft keyboard?

ConEmu has a shortcut for renaming the current tab. It's Apps+R. I have never seen an Apps key on any keyboard. Where is it?
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External Hard Drive with no WMI info

Had some software crash for a user because it expected TotalSectors from WMI to be present for all Win32_DiskDrive's. The powershell output for it is below. I asked the user if there was something ...
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Windows Server 2003 UTF-8

I have an application that works with data received from TCP/IP. Data encoded UTF-8. It's okay if the data come in English. But errors occur when the data with Russian characters. How to set up the ...
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How many times can I use the same trial of Windows 8?

Let's just say I'm using the Windows 8 Enterprise 90-day trial, and I'm planning to format my hard drive with gParted on day 89. Can I create a USB bootable with the same ISO and start over?
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What is “NT AUTHORITY” and “NT SERVICE”

I can find many info on what is "NT AUTHORITY" slash "something". Same for "NT SERVICE". But not for the part before the slash. I run into them from time to time in my work. I might receive ...
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How to confirm the file attributes of a document

Is there a way of confirming that the file attributes of a document are correct/genuine. For example, the date created, modified etc.
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Radio Stations from VLC to internet radio

I want to listen in my Internet radio Radio Stations who are played in VLC_media Player. How is the procedure for it? When possible, in this manner: Station Stream would listen on the Internet Radio ...
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Cloning Windows 7: What happens to previous machine?

Similar questions have been asked a number of times before too, but mine is slightly different and I'm not able to find an answer to it. I upgraded my HDD from 320GB to 500GB and cloned old disk's ...
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Seeking FFPLAY command for LIVE Decklink audio input to AVectorScope filters live on screen

My first superuser question. Using FFPlay or FFMPEG I'd like to be able to have visual monitoring of live audio (level meters, vectorscope) real-time on screen from a BlackMagicDesigns Decklink ...
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Samsung SyncMaster SA850 won't turn back on

My wife have been using this monitor for 4 years with the same setting - Windows is set to turn it off after 20 minutes of inactivity. However, today, after the monitor was turned off automatically, ...
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How to find the 5th word in a line in Notepad++

How would I go about finding the 5th word in a line in Notepad++? E.g., FILE1: column1,column2,column3,column4,column5,col6,col7 The result I am expecting is the cursor must be on the word ...
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Keyboard shutting off

My Monoprice Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Cherry MX Blue had been shutting off randomly. I will use it and anywhere from 30 seconds to 5 minutes after it will stop functioning and the light will turn ...
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Windows .bat script to recursively archive (with 7zip) files in subfolders

I'm struggling to achieve the following DIR1 FileA FileB SUBDIR2 --->FileC --->FileD --->SUBDIR3 ------>FileE ------>FileF etc and end up ...
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Running the command “bochs -q” from Cygwin fails

I'm having troubles to execute the command "bochs -q" from Cygwin. I have installed the XV6 operation system in my C drive. I'm using Cygwin in order to compile the XV6 files, that is execute the ...
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Ruby Compile error Windows 7 x64

Getting this error when using nmake on Windows7 x64 to compile Ruby 2.2.0 I've never done this before, so I have been following this and this advice: generating ripper-x64-mswin64_100.def NMAKE : ...