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Cannot install windows, missing device driver

I am having Sony vaio VPCM126AG, which was running windows 10 pro. I tried to install chromium os hdd will had wiped full hdd, then chromium os was running well, but now I wanted to go back to ...
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Linux stuck on boot up, windows bootloader overwritten

Ahoi. I recently installed debian on my windows 10 machine, and have essentially bumloved my entire machine, it seems. I installed Debian using the 8.3.0 DVD Image from the official site, and the ...
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Package HTML and image folder as single file

Is there a cross-platform way to create a 'package' for a HTML file and its related content (e.g. images, CSS)? This way a HTML file could be easily distributed as a single 'document'. Similar ...
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My computer boots up during the night

My PC with Windows 10 Pro boots up without me touching it. I always use "On/Off"->"Shut down" to shut down my PC in the evening. Nevertheless, sometimes during the night or the day when I am at work, ...
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windows 10 sounds goes silenced after some time

Very recently I have upgraded my OS from windows 8 to windows 10. After this up gradation sound goes silence after some time hearing music. Then again after some time it restores. When I browse this ...
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Google Chrome doesn't trust mitmproxy's certficates

I'm running mitmdump (from mitmproxy) on my Macbook Pro, and I'm connecting to the proxy through my Windows desktop PC. However, Chrome (running on the PC) refuses to connect to so many sites because ...
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Computer just shows “welcome” when turning on [on hold]

My computer is old, manufactured in 2002 by Samsung. When I turn on the computer, Korean text appears. I can't understand it. Then when I press F1, I'm stuck seeing "Welcome". Can you please ...
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Shortcut for Direction Keys — To keep hands on QWERTY end of the keyboard

I use a lot of Excel and finally got myself used to the ThinkPad pointer whereby I no longer need to take my hands off the keyboard for scrolling. But now I need to take my right hand off the ...
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Recurring Application Error after disabling Windows Error Reporting service

I am running Windows 8.1 - 64 bit version. I followed the instructions listed here http://www.laptopmag.com/articles/disable-error-reporting-windows to disable Windows Error Reporting Service through ...
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How can I read the Windows Product Key from a partially rubbed-off sticker?

I know all about Magic Jellybean Keyfinder and other solutions to find the key from within Windows. These are not what I'm after because the key they found is the OEM key, and I am trying to reinstall ...
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Windows 10 is ignoring my pagefile settings

Is there a way to make Windows follow my pagefile settings? I really don't want the pagefile on D; I'd rather have it disabled if there's no way to force it to be on C instead.
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I cant access windows 10 advanced startup

I merged two partitions (one was the windows one), ive done this several times before using Easeus with no issues. This time though windows boots up but stays on the loading screen, showing windows ...
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Windows 10 combine home/share/view menu

Its quick simple, in Windows 10 you have folder views like home/share/view/play/etc I have big enough monitors that I can combine these and have them displayed at once. It drives me insane having to ...
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Google Chrome will not launch (Windows 10)

I have a HP ENVY running Windows 10. For some reason, the PC is unable to launch Google Chrome. When I launch the Task Manager, I see multiple Google Chrome processes running, however there is no ...
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Windows 10 sound and video stuttering

After upgrading from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 I started to observe random sound stuttering while playing any audio (YouTube, music player, etc.) and even video stuttering while I play games. The ...
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All .rar .jpg .png files in windows 7 are changed to an icon with a folder and little thumbnails

All .rar .jpg .png files are changed to an icon with a folder and little thumbnails and I can't get them back to the normal icon please help I am running Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit . i can still ...
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Changing DNS server globally in Windows

It is possible to change DNS server for a particular network adapter in Windows. But is it possible make global settings like Linux so I don't have to change it for every network adapter?
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Cannot launch app minimized with /minimized

For whatever reason, AMD Gaming Evolved (Raptr) is dying randomly (ticket has been submitted). I made a task schedule that automatically launches Raptr every hour with this action: "C:\Program Files ...
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Disable click-through on windows

Is there a way to disable click-through in Windows 10? Click-through being when you click on a button in an inactive window, it makes the window active and also triggers the button. I'd rather it just ...
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Virtualbox - create a raw vmdk disk by UUID, not \\.\PhysicalDriveX

What I would like to achieve is to create a vmdk disk from physical drive which continue to work if the disk order is changed (e.g. disk is connected to another SATA port). Probably, the correct ...
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Run several processes in cmd window with ConEmu

I'm using ConEmu with Windows 8.1. I need to write a BAT-file, which will run ConEmu and open several cmd-shell tabs, running a process in each of it. Right now my file looks like this: start ...
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Computer freeze on battery startup (crash) only

MSI Computer, GS 70. Replaced battery, and on startup boot, computer crashes on start with battery only. Boots fine when going to plug in. After start, computer will run fine on battery. No ...
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Files suddenly disappeared from hard disk

My Windows 8.1 suddenly crashed and when I tried restarting it, I got the error that there was something wrong. Windows offered me to fix start up problems which I did and afterwards I was able to ...
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View Resources from an executable or library

How can I view resources from a win32 executable, or a Dynamic link library. all of the resource viewers I have tried display the buttons and other dialogs as windows classic style, athough the ...
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How to set chkdsk to run everytime pc boots? Windows xp [duplicate]

How can I set chkdsk to run everytime pc boots? This articles answers this question, but I can't get it to work. enter link description here -- "Basically if you just want to run chkdsk /f or maybe ...
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How to prevent users from deleting one folder, while still giving them modify permissions to other files and folders?

I am trying to prevent users from accidentally deleting a certain folder in a parent folder, while still giving them modify permission on all other files and folders in the parent folder. But they ...
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My Windows 10 pc is stuck in a boot loop

I was trying to connect to someone's server. While I was working on that, my internet stopped working on my PC (it does work on other computers). I tried using System Restore to back the system up to ...
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How to extend windows partition if it is second partition?

How to extend windows partition if it is second partition? on my laptop I have debian and windows dual boot, Debian is at the beginning of the HDD, and the Windows takes last 120GB of my drive. I can ...
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Samba 4 - The server is not operational error message

I just went through the Samba 4 setup guide, with no prior domain. I'm using the Internal DNS Server offered by the Samba 4 package. I can connect to see shared folders, and access most features in ...
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What is the fastest way to remove a directory tree in windows?

I am trying to remove a directory recursively. I don't care about whether the files go into the Recycle Bin. When I open a command prompt and and enter rmdir C:\Users\myself\AppData\Local\atmp /s, it ...
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Display Toolbar in Command prompt Windows XP

in windows 98 there was an option in properties to display a toolbar for command prompt.When using windows XP i cant find this option. I need that toolbar because it allowed me to copy text from ...
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What is a simple STUN test I can perform from a Windows machine?

I want to test whether someone else's Windows machine can access a public STUN service using UDP and receive a response on its network, which I expect is behind a NAT and firewall. I do not have ...
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Missing cipher suites when compiling OpenSSL on Windows

I'm trying to connect to a HTTPS server that supports the following ciphers/protocols, but the handshake fails: TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA384 TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA ...
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Can I make Skype not show popup notifications near the clock?

I run Skype on Windows desktop (not the Metro UI). When a Skype instant message comes in, Skype shows a notification in the bottom right corner of the screen. Can I turn them off? I already tried ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit Windows updates stuck on pending

I have a issue where several updates, 13 at last count, are stuck at pending and haven't successfully installed. This problem started on 18th December and the last pending update was 19th January. ...
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Restrict access to folder in external HDD before lending it to someone

I have a HDD that I will lend to a friend of mine for a couple of days. There are some folders with personal files that I want to keep them private without temporary deleting them. What's the most ...
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How to locate blocks on disks that are used by pagefile.sys?

Using powershell, I am able to locate the pagefiles. This is good so far. But I'm having trouble in determining which blocks on the filesystem are consumed by the pagefile.sys file. Is there any ...
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Shared folder not accessible

I and another co-worker have run into a problem where a shared folder is not accessible. Error "Open Folder - \server\share is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network ...
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change response on bridged connection

I am trying to change response on HTTP/HTTPS requests. I can do it locally on my PC with Fiddler software. Now I want to convert my PC to a LAN gateway... I can create a LAN connection with bridge... ...
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Intel HD Graphics 4000 driver error code 43 on Windows 10

The Intel HD Graphics 4000 driver on my HP Pavilion g6-2197sa laptop was broken, reducing its functionality, when I upgraded to Windows 10, reporting the following error: Windows has stopped this ...
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Alt-tab within VNC and back to my desktop

My local desktop is Windows 7, and my remote Linux machine is Ubuntu + Gnome. I access my linux machine via VNCViewer. When I'm working on my desktop, Alt+Tab switches between my desktop programs. ...
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Windows 10, HP laptop battery “plugged in, not charging”

After installing Windows 10 on my HP Pavilion g6-2197sa laptop, I have had problems charging the battery. The battery icon reports something like "79% available (plugged in, not charging)." I can, ...
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How to synchronise USB key with hard drive folder? [duplicate]

I have a USB key for which I want, each time it is inserted in a computer, to have its content synchronized (both ways) with one folder on the machine. The synchronization process should be started ...
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Metro Boot Manager - Boot between two Windows 8.1 without restarting

I have installed two Windows 8.1 os and Debian on my Device. I use Grub2 EFI to boot between Debian and Windows. After choosing Windows via Grub menu The Metro Boot manager appears. I have ...
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Force Windows 7 to treat all networks as 'Work'

I would like to know if it is possible to have Windows 7 (Home Premium) set to treat all new network connections as 'Work Network'? The default behaviour is that a window pops up and asks you which ...
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ASUS PA328Q 4K monitor Windows and DisplayPort issue

I have an ASUS PA328Q 4K monitor plugged onto the DisplayPort output of an MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4G. The monitor is configured to use DisplayPort 1.2. I am running Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit. The ...
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Copying and renaming of .xlsm files using batch

Its glad to be here and i am really excited n new to batch scripting. I have been using a batch containing below for copying an excel from one folder to another { @echo off cp -r ...
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Microsoft edge dissappeared

I had a message from Avast to delete java 6 and update. I did that and then Microsoft edge dissappeared. Also after deleting 6 I found out that later versions would not work with M Edge. Then after I ...
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When drive mapped on a windows machine from remotely by using “net use” command, shows unavailable status

I am trying to map a share directory on remote windows machine by executing "net use" command with admin credentials, however the directory is getting mapped and showing status as unavailable. ...
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How to make Windows 10 BSOD show more details like older versions of Windows

I would like to know if there's any way to make Windows 10 show more details when crashing like windows 7 did. And on this link to Microsoft developer net how to attach a debugger if it's possible ...