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Merge monitors for a specific application

So I have a triple-monitor setup and I know I can "merge them" (through the Nvidia control panel) as if they were one big 5760x1080 monitor instead of 3 separate 1920x1080 one. What bugs me about this ...
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Save original date when copying files in MTP mode?

I bought a second-hand Canon PowerShot SX240HS camera the other day which AFAIK uses MTP to work with Windows. When copying files from the camera to Windows over USB, I noticed that Windows saves ...
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Giving an app access to its own folder

I've installed Android Studio in Program Files because I don't think programs belong anywhere else (installer asks to install under my appdata profile folder). However, whenever I try to update ...
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clone windows 8.1 tablet (lenovo miix 2)

I am trying to clone a lenovo miix 2 tablet onto another lenovo miix 2 tablet. What is the best away to achieve this? Trying casper and Acronis did not allow me to restore onto another tablet. System ...
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How to switch between DNS suffixes using CMD (netshell)?

at my job, I have to manually switch between: 1) append primary and connection specific DNS suffixes and 2) Append parent suffixes of the primary DNS suffix a bunch of times per day (due to a ...
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Looking for a program to automatically save logs of any currently running console-like window [on hold]

In this circumstance I'm running programs that open Command Prompt windows with their own custom title, and accept only commands relative to the programs running the windows.  (Not usual Command ...
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Trouble creating real NTFS links using Cygwin

I have administrator privileges and would like Cygwin's ln -s to make NTFS links instead of the fake !<symlink> files that only Cygwin understands. I tried the following, based on Cygwin ...
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Allow administrator rights to a program running under a limited account

I have an application I support which requires permission to read and write to the Registry and also create files on disk and CD-ROM. I would like to run the computers using a limited user so nothing ...
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Loop Counter not working

@echo off setlocal enableextensions enabledelayedexpansion set /a eng_aud_count=0 set /a eng_sub_count=0 For /f "tokens=1-9 usebackq delims=.:^)^( skip=2" %%A in ("MY text File") do ( set trck=%%B ...
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Can't shrink to available partition volume in Windows

I have 1TB HDD with 800GB free space plus a typical System Reserved partition. I removed system files before shrinking in Disk Management since suggested shrinking size was no more than 100GB ...
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Error installing postgres on Windows 8

I am using a Windows 8 laptop as my dev server. I am trying to install postgres on my laptop, but I get the following error: Problem running post-install step. Installation may not complete ...
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tmux: Page Up/Down in Cygwin

Unfortunately it seems like the normal C-b > PgUp or C-b > ctrl+arrows aren't working; instead, I'm just seeing the characters 5~ be printed whenever I C-b and then try to use PgUp. Even mouse mode ...
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Active Directory login

I have a machine with a strange error when logging into ADS. (Local logins work fine.) Profile invalid But when I look through the hard drive I don't even see the account. I know the user has ...
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Activate Windows v8,1

I purchased a Toshiba laptop that had Windows 8 already loaded. Not long afterwards the laptop experienced a hard drive failure and the system was inoperable. I had the hard drive replaces and ...
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How can I turn the formatting marks off in Microsoft Word

How can I delete the 'right to left' and 'left to right' icons next to lines and sentences when using Microsoft Word. I believe I actually accidentally hit a couple of buttons which caused this, and I ...
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Managing users' startup/login programs on Windows

Apologies if this have been asked before, I could not find an exact match. I am looking for a program to easily manage my Windows startup and logon scripts for all users, including being able to ...
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Strange error message

start up error: ERROR LOADING: C:\PROGRA~3/50F2C8~1\jrz88qmgz.cpp Specified module could not be found. I have no clue what it is or what it is associate with. I searched for it on the computer and ...
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Cant install certificate to Intermediate Certification Authorities?

I navigate to MCC and add the Certificates snap-in. From here I right click on Intermediate Certification Authorities > All Tasks and click import I then browse to my Certifcate select it and complete ...
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Defragmentation - stuck at high percent, SQL and big file drives

I have a question regarding fragmentation - I am maintaining a couple of SQL and file servers. All of them store their data on D:\ (for SQL server it makes D:\ drive be actually about 10 files, all ...
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Unhide the administrator account

I hide my administrator account using regedit\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\UserList\DWORD (32bit) Value\ set the value to 0. But 'yes' ...
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Windows 8.1- Hyper-V won't network with Ubuntu 14.04 VM

Well, I'm officially out of patience for this sort of thing, and it's 12:23 AM. I'm trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 with Hyper-V on a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro running Windows 8.1. I cannot get the virtual ...
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Windows 7 installation and pc system

When i make 1st partition in windows 7 an unallocated space containing omb not extend able made auto matically.my pc is acer vertion m220 .i completely install windows 7.but another porblem is ...
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Is there a way to set a system-wide keyboard shortcut to open a new chrome tab (and highlight the address bar) in Windows?

I have a lot of really useful custom search engines in Chrome, as well as extensions that use the chrome omnibox. I do the following operation many times a day to access those search engines: Bring ...
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Windows theme resets everytime computer is restarted after registry modification?

I had gotten bored one day and changed the colors/fonts of the command prompt, then finally i wanted to, undo this and change the color/font scheme of the windows command prompt cmd.exe back to the ...
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Strange hard shutdown in Windows 7 x64 with nForce 570 Ultra + Radeon

i have a strange problem with Windows 7 x64 making a hard shutdown after some minutes of playing games (or any videocard intensive program). My machine is: AMD Athlon X2 5400+ - 2,8Ghz 3,5 GB of ...
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How to install development tools when Ruby compiled from source

I have Windows 8, and I need to install Ruby 2.1.2 for a project. I followed these instructions. I unzipped the source into C:\Ruby2.1.2\src\, ran nmake in C:\Ruby2.1.2\build\, and ran nmake install ...
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Letter A turned off by an uncertin key combination

I hit either the window key or the fn key and somehow disable the a. Any ideas to fix it? I have tried searching but without finding any solutions so far.
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Sysinternals - Streams access is denied error

I am using streams.exe to remove blocking of game by Windows but it is showing me "Access is denied" error although I am running the command with administrator. Article (that one I am following) : ...
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No delete option when right clicking people windows 8.1.

Finally got contacts into people in Windows 8.1. Finally learned how to delete contacts, but with some, there is no delete option, only edit. These contacts are not on social media because they are ...
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In Windows (8), when typing a quotation mark, nothing happens until the next key is pressed. How can I disable this?

A friend has an HP Pavilion laptop running Windows 8 and there is something that causes it to do nothing if you type a quotation mark until you type the next character, at which point it displays the ...
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Windows Update Cleanup fails to clean up

I run Disk Cleanup as administrator and it showed 3.5G under Windows Update Cleanup. However, it didn't clean this space (or any that I can see) and on the next run showed 2.04M. Is there any way to ...
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Excel - take two csv files and map them

I have two csv files. 1 has a list of emails, another has a longer list of emails with first names, last names, address, etc. What I am looking to do is take both of these files and map the emails ...
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Dual monitors — Control from which edge the cursor appears at

Let me explain better. I have dual monitors. When I move my mouse toward the right edge on my primary monitor and then move it over the edge, the mouse appears on the left edge on the second monitor ...
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How can I use vim to view git diffs on Windows?

I want to use vim to view the output of git diff. I am running Windows 8 and I have vim 7.4 installed. I have, for convenience, created an environment variable VIMDIR set to Vim's install directory ...
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How to repair Windows 8.1 generic network drivers? [on hold]

It's very strange problem: after loading from Arch Linux LiveCD, when returned back to Win8.1, I tried to connect via VPN PPTP to Internet, as I always do, but it hanged for a while, and no connection ...
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Certain file types (INDD and XLS) routinely corrupt on our Windows Server share

We have recently moved to a Windows Server 2012 R2 (I think) network share, which our office of ~30 people access via Windows machines on a domain. Routinely, but sporadically, InDesign INDD and ...
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Enumerate processes using display adapter

I'm trying to enumerate processes that are sending GPU workloads to a given display adapter. What I've been up to: Iterate all processes and see which ones loaded the UMD DLL of that display ...
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Print to Wireless Printer from Linode Server

I have a wireless Brother laser printer connected to my home wifi network, and a Windows 7 computer which is setup to use it/configure it, but no linux box. I would like to print from the command ...
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Windows 7: allow limited users to change network type

I'm an intern that admins Windows machines for a school in a charter school system. When I got here everything was a mess, mainly the students had admin accounts and were turning their machines into ...
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How to use | symbol in windows command prompt

Am trying to generate key hash using this command: keytool -exportcert -alias androiddebugkey -keystore %HOMEPATH%\.android\debug.keystore | openssl sha1 -binary | openssl base64 but cannot create ...
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Windows firewall blocks internet connection for application from network share

this is my setup: Windows 7 home premium Windows firewall with inbound and outbound traffic blocked by default, file and printer sharing and some basic Windows services allowed Tinywall to control ...
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How to navigate PHP-based pagination with WGET?

I'm trying to come up with a list of possible names for our next baby boy and have been looking through the site IndiaParenting. Each name on the site has a detail page at a URL like this one ...
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Lan settings constantly being changed to proxy server in Windows 8.1

Now matter which of three ways I go in and change my settings to automatically detect, within 15 to 30 seconds it flips back to having the proxy server option checked. This started happening two, ...
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How switch keyboard layout once for all open programms?

When I switch keyboard layout windows switches it for current open program. When I switch among many programs I often get confused what keyboard current program uses. Is there a way to switch keyboard ...
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Windows 8.1 update error 8009001D

I cant install windows updates, it reports error 8009001D. I've tried to disable all windows services (expect Microsoft's), but still cannot install any updates. Does anyone know what this error ...
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Why does a website opens each time I log into Windows

Each time I log into Windows, my default browser Firefox opens this specific website: http://www.future.net.bd/login?dst=http%3A%2F%2Fgo.microsoft.com%2Ffwlink%2F%3FLinkID%3D219472%26clcid%3D0x409 ...
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InnoSetup - how do you override the “remembered” install folder and group?

InnoSetup has the DefaultDirName and DefaultGroupName directives for specifying the install folder and group the first time the installer runs. The problem is that it remembers that foldername and ...
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What is difference between homeusers group and users group?

What is difference between homeusers group and users group? I want to know the property of homeusers group. and I want to know the property of users group?
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Active Directory setup with Profile Path and Home Folder

I have roaming profiles turned on. I was wondering what the different was between Profile Path and Home Folder in the Active Directory setup.
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Setting up Slimv on Windows + Vim / gVim

I intend to learn Common Lisp, and the book I plan to follow has suggested that GNU Emacs in conjunction with SLIME be used. However, I am not particularly fond of the way Emacs runs on Windows, and ...