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Cannot clone repo on windows fatal: unable to access. The requested URL returned error: 403

I have set up Gerrit repository on non-standard port 10002. I have generated my HTTP password in Gerrit. I can successfully clone this repo over HTTP protocol on Unix machines and on most of ...
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Blurry Chrome's window after waking up from hibernation

This is, how my Chrome's window looked like directly after waking up my computer from hibernation: It lasted about 3-5 seconds and then everything went back to normal. Screen overlay looks exactly ...
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Speeding up text input by users with slow typing speed [on hold]

Other than a user utilizing speech recognition or learning to touch type proficiently, does anyone have ideas about how to achieve an improvement in speed of someone's text input? Hotstrings / ...
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Continue typing in command line after executing an option

Noob question: (I don't know if this is the same for everything as it is for SASS), but after typing sass --watch sass:css it says Sass is watching for changes. Press Ctrl-C to stop., as expected, ...
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Is it possible to save selected data “columns” in Windows folders?

Currently when I open a folder in windows it uses some default columns of data. I can modify this but it never seems to "stick". How can I make these alternate data columns permanent, or better yet ...
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Windows 7 lookups on first host file entry

Today my ISP blocked my internet due to suspicious activity - outgoing requests to malicious websites. Numerous scans of my machine couldn't reveal the culprit. However, after doing a quick netstat /f ...
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Restore files after locker 4.30 virus on my computer

Recently "Locker 4.30" attack my computer and encrypt my important files. How can i restore my files back? Thanks!
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cmd has wildcard bug?

Files in folder: a.j ab.jp abc.jpg abcd.jpeg dir command results: Command Result (Files shown) ---------- -------------------- dir ?.* a.j dir ??.* a.j, ab.jp dir ???.* ...
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“Blacklist” certain devices so Windows doesn't download new drivers/ change windows driver update registry

Main Question: Is there a way to prevent Windows 7 from searching for drivers for a device with a particular (known) vendor and product ID? Secondary Question: If the answer to the above question is ...
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Which device can replace two devices with one? [on hold]

I have two devices: Nokia Lumia 800 smartphone and IPad2 tablet. They are outdated a bit, and I need to update them. Buy new ones actually. Now I have a question — I want to buy one device, that can ...
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How to set variable's value inside if block when value includes parenthesis

I am having problem in setting value inside if block. Please consider the following code : \mytool.bat @echo off if not "%adder%" == "" ( set val=%val%;%adder% ) else ( echo please set adder ...
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How can I set up my email to work properly with Outlook AND Gmail

I recently signed up for Microsoft Office Business Premium. They made me change my DNS settings and now mail is REALLY slow to arrive in my Gmail inbox, but is quick enough for Outlook. What I want ...
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Prevent searching for drivers when there is already one installed

Is there a way to, on Windows 7, prevent Windows for checking for updated drivers every time a device is plugged into the same USB port? I know I can set it so that it doesn't check at all, but I'm ...
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Chrome displaying characters shifted by one letter but markup shows correct content

I'm seeing some very odd behaviour using Chrome to view content of a website I curate. On some pages only, I see a few words that are displayed shifted by one character. For example, the word "Syntax" ...
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USB Device Not Recognized -warning on Unknown Device

Do I have a virus or what is this bug about? What part of my computer is failing? I have been getting this warning every now and then since a month or so: And when I click it, it shows me: I ...
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Elevating applications on restricted account

I have got a bunch of applications that don't quite follows Windows application writing guidelines and don't behave well on restricted accounts. There are also a few regular apps and services. ...
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Accidentally associated .exe files with java.exe

I have downloaded a YawCam.exe program in order to take pictures with my webcam. After installation I clicked its icon to start then it opened 'Open With...' dialog to select which program to be ...
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Connect from A to C using B in the middle

What software can be used to do a connection: A <-> B <-> C Where: A is a windows pc. B is a windows pc on a remote desktop (with an static ip) C is another computer that expect connections ...
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Stop/start a Windows service with a specific path?

I would like to create some scripts (Windows Batch or PowerShell, whichever will work) that can stop and start services that have their binPath in a specific folder. It will speed things up when ...
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EaseUS Todo Backup freeze at strartup

I have bee n using EaseUS ToDo backup trial version for backing up my system for about more than 3 years. So far it has worked well. But recently i downloaded their version 8.3 that is latest version ...
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Error code 0x8000405- 0x2000c

Of recent, i could't open the windows store apps, so i decided to re install windows 8.1 pro, but it bounced back with the above error and re-installed the previous version. Any idea what could cause ...
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Windows does not recognize HDD after reformatting one partition

I have 2 hard disk drives on my computer : On the first one, I have only Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed (dual boot) The second HDD has 5 Partitions where I saved documents. Initially, all ...
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LAN settings “Bypass proxy server for local addresses” checks itself

The marked checkbox keeps checking itself every now and then. (See the screenshot below.) I have no idea why, but it is really annoying having to uncheck it every time I notice it turned itself back ...
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What is a Non Existing Process?

Today when I woke up my laptop, it was unresponsive but somehow I managed to open procexp. I realized that the Image path was not present The Parent Process was Non Existing One interesting thing ...
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Why are all of my *.exe and *.ink files blank?

I installed the Stardock Object Desktop Suite last week. It includes programs like Start8, WindowBlinds, WindowFX, Launch8, Fences, etc. I never had a problem with it in the past. But I uninstalled ...
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Installed Programs on Windows 7

Kids have installed/downloaded a lot of programs on computer. What are the necessary programs I need to make Windows 7 run correctly and quicker or how do I know what programs came with computer?
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Windows Batch File Rename Multiple Periods

I am simply basically trying to copy a file such as X.TWO.THREE to DATE.X.TWO.THREE. X is a constant while the date will be added in the future. For now I was using a constant for that as well. When ...
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Determine if a financial year has a leap day in it in Excel

Our financial year runs from the first of March to the last day of February. I need a formula in Excel that tells me if the financial year has a leap day (the 29th of February) or not. For example ...
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How will the Win10 free upgrade work?

I have a laptop with Win7 that I would like to upgrade to Win10, but if I install Win7 and then upgrade to Win10 through the Windows Update manager (When available), is my license key then added as a ...
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Create image as a internal link in word file (saved in pdf format) (using ms-word10)

I made a Word document, is which I created a link as text. In the same way, I created images as a link, which only work when I convert it into the PDF format. Does anyone know why my links do not ...
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.bat file random open file for 1-5 file in folder

I need a script to run in a window to monitor my folder. When I put a jpg file in this folder, then the script running in the window should open that jpg file with photoshop droplet (.exe), wait for ...
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How to know the compression level of a PNG file and whether it is lossy?

Can I know whether a PNG file was compressed and how (at least, whether it was a lossless compression) in Windows? When I open the standard file properties dialog from the Windows Explorer, I see no ...
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Is there any way to Install and Boot windows xp “or any other version” on usb flash disk

I have a computer with broken hard drive .. I can not get a new drive right now .. So , Can I install windows on an 8GB usb disk and boot from it ..or copy an installed windows to a flash disk and ...
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DNS not functioning on command line

I recently did a combination of Vagrant + VirtualBox stuff on my machine to try to get a virtualized Ubuntu install working. However, I had no luck with it so I just uninstalled everything. Ever since ...
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How does IPv6 and Windows Remote Desktop work?

Say I have a Windows Server KVM with only an IPv6 IP. Do I have to configure anything specifically for the IPv6 address? And when I want to connect to the server via remote desktop connect, would I ...
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Restoring Windows Image from D: after formatting the C: partition

I have a single HDD with two partitions: C and D. I am running Windows 7 64 bit pro. The system and all the files are on C partition. I can successfully create an Image backup and store it on D. I can ...
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Where is the vimperatorrc file in Windows?

I want to remap control A to something else. Presently it's overriding select all. I can't seem to find where this file would be located.
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Open File quit working [on hold]

Why can't I write in an open file on spreadsheet office 2003? It worked fine earlier today. now can't write a date, company, or amount. I've tried to find what is wrong by shutting down the computer. ...
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Why is my Windows 8.1 (new laptop) extremely slow and sluggish when compared with Linux

I recently got this laptop, so it is still new and so is the installation. The laptop is TOSHIBA SATELLITE C55D-A-149. I realise that this is a budget laptop and the processor is fairly weak. I dont ...
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Resume installation/download after saving state of VM

I'm using VirtualBox as a VM and I was wondering the following. If I am doing an installation of some sort (lets say. windows updates) and it seems to take longer than I want... If I were to save my ...
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Passing through a firewall with a “reverse” proxy

I have to do a workshop in a firewalled environment which is preventing me to show everything I would like and I'm looking for a workaround. I'll be demoing a software which runs on Windows. During ...
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Unable to Import BCD Backup Using CMD [on hold]

I am running windows 7 64bit. I have previously upgraded to win8 and downgraded back to win7 using windows own upgrade software. Had problems with my computer and attempted to rebuild the bcd using ...
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Remove all entries from location/address bar in Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2?

I want to clear all the files/folders Ive been to that if you click the drop down arrow next, to the right, of the address/location bar in Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2, show. How can I do this ...
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Can't delete contact - no delete option appears [on hold]

When I right click on the contacts page the delete option does not appear. This bogus (misspelled) address shows up when I type in the beginning of the correct address (in a note)but does not appear ...
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can't run 'wget|curl|git clone' or 'irb' in MobaXterm

A collegaue recommended me to try out MobaXterm (Personal) for my *nix on Windows (7) needs. It's promissing but I have the following problems: although I had installed ruby (tried the apt-get and ...
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Computer does not boot after changing hdd and reverting back

1) I have an existing HDD in my computer that dual boots linux and windows using the traditional bios way. 2) I then took out the existing HDD and swap in a new HDD to install linux on it with uefi. ...
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ntoskrnl.exe!_misaligned_access eats a lot of CPU when idle

Please advise what might be causing the unnecessary cpu use described below. Symptoms: When the computer is left idle, a system process starts to eat about 30% of the CPU. If any key is pressed or ...
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Creating installer for Windows manually [on hold]

I have started working on many commercial projects. I need to create the installer on Windows and Linux. In Linux I know that there is .desktop file creating and editing it would do it for me. ...
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Rsync - resending all files, because files have different timestamp (off by 1 second!)

I am using rsync to backup files from my Mac laptop to a usb drive (exFAT) on my Windows laptop. The usb drive is shared within my home network, and mounted on my Mac. I noticed a weird problem when ...
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In Windows, what are the possible places the JVM might get the default time zone from?

I'm in a situation where I need to create a UAT environment which mirrors the production environment as closely as possible. I currently have a problem with a Java application using a different time ...