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Unknow Chinese Program in my PC (Windows Embedded 8)

I am seeing an unknown program in my list of softwares through which I can play video stuff. I have also checked Control Panel, and there is no such program installed in my PC. As I don't understand ...
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Thunderbird can't send emails - SMTP error

I've been using Thunderbird for a while now and for some reason, when trying to send emails via Thunderbird in a Outlook/Hotmail account, this error message is displayed: "Login to server ...
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How does Windows recognize my machine as desktop, when showing “Preparing your desktop”

I was installing Windows 7 on my friend's desktop machine. Once it was installed, it showed the screen "Preparing your desktop": How does Windows recognize the machine as desktop/laptop at first ...
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Get batch argument by with a variable containing a number

I have a loop that enumerates all arguments. From this loop I want to loop thought all up until the current argument. @ECHO OFF setlocal enabledelayedexpansion SET /a Counter=0 FOR %%a IN (%*) DO ( ...
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7zip : Set archive's LastWriteTime as old as the content

On windows, with 7za.exe v9.38, how can I set the archive's LastWriteTime (or CreationTime) same as the content? For example : I have a "toto.txt" file, created and last written on 01/01/15. 7za.exe ...
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Keep smooth desktop slideshow transition without other animations in Windows

I like to disable animations in Windows at work because it feels a lot lighter and faster, so I have the following configuration: However, I also have multiple wallpapers that change every hour ...
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DELL XPS13 Sound Output Popup

My Dell XPS 13 won't play through my headphones, just the speakers. Before, when I inserted the headphones, a popup would appear asking me where I wanted the sound to go through. Stupidly I disabled ...
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Cannot reduce size of recent items folder in Windows 7

The folder ..\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent Items has grown to over 100GB and is causing major delays when I log in through the network. I have tried clear the recent items folder in ...
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Best way to transfer files from Windows to Windows via Internet

I'm looking for the best way to transfer files from say my computer to another person's computer. We both use Windows, I can use some external program of course like TeamViewer for file transfers but ...
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Downloaded installer won't run in Windows 7

This is a common problem I've had on multiple computers in the past. Currently it is happening often on one computer at work. I'll download an installer for a program from the web (typically using ...
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Windows launch second RStudio?

I set a web scraper to run in RStudio, but now I'd like to do something else and I can't. No matter how I try to launch RStudio, it keeps sending me back to the open program. How can I run a second, ...
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Can Comcast see me naked?

I got a new laptop within the last month or so and have started my own adult entertainment website. I have a TON of success on here, but that's besides the point. Recently I have had more Comcast ...
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Windows 10 upgrade stuck

My HP19 all in one(brand new out of the box) has been stuck on 4% for over 5 hours. What can I do? It is stuck on the configuring update for windows 10 do not turn off your computer screen.
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Lenovo Couldnt complete updates undoing changes don't turn off your computer

Cannot move from this screen just hanging. Can turn off on the power button although when turned back in again it's the same message. How do I restart my computer and reset?
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Outlook company wide started crashing on opening/working with one office365 calendar

This just started happening today with only one calendar. I've tried deleting it from all the outlook clients and reattached and when you go to add an event outlook will crash. Other calendars do not ...
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Disabling and enabling the Modem

Could you please let me know exactly how to disconnect the modem at night and activate it in the morning? Please help. I would like to know how to do this on Windows 8 and also on Mac.
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Setup static route to stay using the default gateway if there are 2 NIC & gateways in Windows 10 w/o fallback?

Is there a way to setup static route on Windows 10 to restrict the PC to always use the gateway with the lowest metric as the default gateway, without falling back to the second gateway with a higher ...
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Why is Bluetooth Bluetooth PAN (Personal Area Network) functioning slowly on one machine but fine on another?

I am using Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit and y bluetooth dongle which I use to connect to the Internet via Bluetooth PAN (Personal Area Network) is only functioning at 12% of what it should be according ...
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Windows batch script to add new character into middle of filename

I've got a user that creates multiple exported sets of textures from a visual editing program he uses daily. When these export the filenames come out with a pattern of "texture*" (e.g. texture_43522, ...
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Using Teamviewer on Windows dedicated server

I have a dedicated machine running Windows Server 2012. Obviously, it doesn't have any monitor attached so when I'm trying to connect via TeamViewer I get this error: My question is if it is ...
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Install Windows on separate drive WITHOUT dual boot

I have 2 physical drives drive 1 and drive 2. My drive 1 already has a Windows 8 installed, and I want to insall a Windows 7 on my drive 2 I first tried to boot from a USB stick and tried to install ...
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Backup encrypted SSD

Last year I used Truecrypt in my Windows and securelly backuping it was very easy: I just copied the container file to an external HD and I was ready to go. But now I have a Samsung EVO SSD. It has a ...
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Change resolution without being able to see desktop

I am traveling. I use Splashtop to connect to my home PC. I changed the resolution and now my screen looks like an old NES game with a dusty cartridge or a scrambled cable channel. I can run ...
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Altering the Documents Directory Changes the Folder Name

I set up my Documents folder location to use the D drive on my computer and now it is stuck with the folder name D:/ - however when I go into properties it says that it is Documents. How can I get it ...
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Windows XP, I cant remove network device

I disabled it in the BIOS, tried in safe mode, no success: when I try to remove it, it says "cannot uninstall device - may be required for booting" (its a network card)
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ReFS Partition gone

I booted into windows yesterday and went searching for a file I was looking for. I went to a drive in explorer and I got into a subdir then tried to go to a deeper subfolder and explorer wouldn't let ...
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Handle a virus infection by Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.a [duplicate]

Since a couple of days I have a prompt from my KIS 2016 saying that he found this Trojan in MEM. I try to clean and restart the PC, all goes well, but in a while this message appears again. I have ...
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Calculating flops for 1080p picture

Hello guys I am totally new to GPU and computing. I have a question and I would really appreciate if you could help me on this. Make a calculation - how many flops per second should possess the ...
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Finding and renaming folders

I need to make the movement of files to production easier. I want to create a bat file which searches for a particular folder in the drive, say webEF, and renames it as webEF-currentdate and then ...
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Avecto Privilege Guard - How to run from command line?

OS: Windows 7 Enterprise PG is run via right clicking Windows Explorer when an executable is selected and selcting the Privilege Guard menu item. Is there anyway to wrap this into a script\batch ...
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Windows 10 no wifi + cant find registry key

Just up graded from windows 7 to windows 10 and now my wifi doesnt work.When i put in reg delete HKCR\CLSID{988248f3-a1ad-49bf-9170-676cbbc36ba3} /va /f it says the system was unable to find the ...
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How to establish previous modification dates of a file?

I've got some files (.ini and .lnk) and would like to establish their previous modification dates. Unfortunately no shadow copies are present. Is there any way to do that? I run Windows Vista. Thanks ...
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Java installation disappearing on Windows 7

I have installed jre version 1.8.0_51 on a 64-bit Windows 7. Some time after the installation I could not run java programs anymore, seemingly because the installation dissapeared. If I run "java ...
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My Samsung 700Z won't startup

My samsung 700Z will not start. It won't show the that the battery is charging and I can hold the power button but it won't do anything. I shut my computer down when it was updating because it was on ...
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Reformatting a FAT32 & EXT2 Partitioned microSD Card

So the story is: Link2SD, which required partitioning of my SD card into a FAT32 and EXT2 format, seems to have failed me, giving random deletions of Android apps. I got tired of this and tried to ...
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“Convert” NTFS EFI partition to FAT32

I want to convert NTFS EFI Partion to Fat32. I tried to install windows 10 on my windows 8.1 but unfortunately made some mistake and now I am middle of something that I am getting error while ...
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I disabled the USB 3.0 ports, can't use my mouse or keyboard

I stupidly disabled the USB 3.0 ports in the Device Manager, thinking I was doing something else. Now neither my mouse nor keyboard works. It boots up fine but I have no mouse or keyboard to enter ...
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User Explicitly for Windows Network Share

Is it possible to create a User that is exclusively used for Network Share? Why don't I just use my account? It's because I want to be able to share the account with specific people, without fear of ...
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How can I do a dvd install of CentOS 7 that also removes Windows 8.1?

I am trying to install CentOS 7 as the sole operating system on a computer that currently has Windows 8.1. However, I am experiencing a long series of obstacles when trying to use boot sticks to do ...
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Port 21 is open but I can't connect to FTP server

I have a very basic FTP server running on Windows 10. Right now, I have no trouble accessing this server from my WLAN. However, when I try to connect from outside my network—using my public IP on port ...
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High CPU from ntoskrnl.exe during idle on GetStackLimits

I'm having a weird bug in Windows 10. After 5 minutes of idle, my cpu goes high. I used Win Performance Analyzer and found that it happens inside the ntoskrnl.exe on the thread GetStackLimits. I ...
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I would like to deeply secure my port forwarding

Here is what I would like to do. use my smart phone to tell my server to allow a remote connection allow a connection to occur say for minutes stop allowing future connections after 5 minutes ...
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Can't use python in interactive mode on new msys-git terminal?

I recently upgraded my laptop, which ran a 32-bit Win7, and my new laptop runs a 64-bit Win7 installation. I am installing git 2.5.1 from git-scm.com, and the latest python versions (both 3.4.3 and ...
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Can Windows 10 Evaluation be rearmed?

The Windows Server 2012 R2 Evaluation edition had the feature of being able to be rearmed with the following command: slmgr /rearm This would give you 10 more days to use the machine, and could be ...
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Windows 10 keeps installing programs in german (not the language I want)

I did the huge mistake in settings something to german during the windows 10 installation. I guess, keyboard or timezone. Now all programs install in german, which is really bad. I checked region and ...
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How to move files and folders via DOS command [duplicate]

Can anyone suggest how can I achieve the task below, via DOS command or Windows batch file? I want to move all files and folders from source folder to destination folder. e.g. C:\source\file1.txt ...
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Windows gather at sleep after Windows 10 upgrade [duplicate]

Ever since I upgraded from Windows 7 to windows 10, all my windows gather onto my primary monitor every time my PC goes to sleep and wakes back up. This is extremely annoying since I'm constantly ...
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How can I make Rasdial execute again if a connection is not yet available?

The following command (applicable to PPPoE connection) is in a .bat file. Rasdial "connection name" "user name" "password" How can I make it execute again automatically if it fails (i.e. connection ...
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How to choose where to import files into Microsoft OneNote?

I must have hit something in OneNote because it used to ask which section I wanted the imports in and now all imports go to a Notebook/section that I don't want them in. Any idea how to fix this?
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Hyper-V Manager can't find virtual machine

I am using the Hyper-V Manager and following a Microsoft Learning tutorial. I already have the three folders representing the Virtual Machine in: C:\Program Files\Microsoft ...