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Can I use shortcuts from a directory in PATH?

I'd like to have a directory, add it to my PATH, and put shortcuts to executables in it. I've done it in a Linux and it worked so wonderfully, but it doesn't seem to work on Windows -- it just can't ...
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Ping computers when not joined to a domain

I am trying to understand windows domains. We connected a computer to the network and pulled an IP address. We were then able to ping a web server, however when we issued a GET request via a web ...
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Is there a shortcut key to go to the next sibling folder in Windows Explorer (8.1)?

I'm going through a list of photo folders and keep on having to click on the next folder in the list. Is there a way to jump to the next sibling folder from the current folder with a keyboard ...
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What is the point of “Share name” in printer properties if Windows won't use it? AD environment

So I set up all my printers in Windows Server 2012 Print Management. The printers have "internal" names like cdq.brother.mfc-8880 and mtp.hp.lmnop.123. But I gave them user-friendly share names like ...
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Running SCP through PHP does not yield same result as CMD

I have a Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation running an MSSQL server and PHP. My goal is to replicate tables from the MSSQLdatabase to a Debian Wheezy MySQL database. I have successfully ...
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What encoding parameters are used for the /Windows/Media sound files?

Specifically, what's the: Encoding (e.g. signed 16-bit PCM, 32-bit float, A-Law, 24-bit AWVW, VOX ADPCM, etc.) Byte order (e.g. little-endian or big-endian) Channel count (e.g. 1/mono, 2/stereo) ...
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How to develop a software for folder locking in both Windows and Linux? [on hold]

I know for folder locking we can ecrypt a folder using winzip or winrar and it will work for both windows and linux. It is slightly tedious task. I want to make a software which will work for both ...
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Three Displays: HDMI(TV), VGA(LCD) and Laptop

I tried all combinations. If HDMI and VGA work, the laptop is blank, if Laptop and HDMI work, VGA is blank. And obviously, the third obvious combination. Computer Specification: INTEL 4000 SEries ...
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Is there a free alternative to RecoverKeys to recover Windows license keys from all computers on a network? [on hold]

Is there a free alternative to RecoverKeys to recover Windows license keys from all computers on a network from one computer?
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Windows desktop shortcuts with keyboard shortcut stopped working

I have a few shortcuts (.lnk) on the desktop, with in the properties dialog "Shorcut key:" values of "CTRL + ALT +" and a letter. For example "CTRL + ALT + N" to open a new e-mail. This worked great ...
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what is a handle in windows?

What is a handle? (please look at the following image) A handle is a generic OS term that can be a ticket to an operating system object. Each handle is unique and identifies each object. ...
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Save as dialog on mapped drive in Windows 8.1 slower than in Windows 8.0

Whenever i save a file on a mapped network drive, the directory seems to load very slow in Windows 8.1 whilst Windows 8.0 and lower opens the filelist very fast so you can save immediatly. Is this a ...
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Checking UAC Elevation of Running Process from Command Prompt

How can I use the command prompt (cmd.exe) to check if a process is running with UAC elevation / elevated privileges? If I were to use the Task Manager (taskmgr.exe), I could check by adding the "UAC ...
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All non-Windows executables cannot be run unless if in Windows 7 Compatibility Mode

I am not able to run any binary executable unless if I set it to run in Windows 7 compatibility mode. Essential Windows programs (i.e. anything default found under C:\Windows, such as explorer.exe, ...
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Propagate Windows RDP Enablecredsspsupport Settings Across Domain

How do I disable the Enablecredsspsupport on a domain wide setting instead of going to every user to disable it ? Thanks.
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how to concatenate files within each subdirectory using windows command prompt

I'm a newbie, a grad student, and frustrated!! I have tons of directories containing subdirectories and each subdirectory contains a bunch of .irf files (these are a DVR-type file). I am trying to ...
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How to find the real process that is generating traffic when using OpenVPN

A pretty easy thing to do so it seems but i'm struggling with it. I got some (Windows XP) clients connected via OpenVPN using bridged mode. Now suddenly I started to see higher traffic load from those ...
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Running a Python script from the “Run” prompt

I thought this would be easy, but I've been struggling for a while. I have a Python script on my Windows machine called "myscript.py". I have it in a folder that's on my PATH, and I've added the ...
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Why is the Windows standalone Slack app stuck at “reconnecting…”?

I prefer to run it outside the browser -- that way it has its own tab on the taskbar, as opposed to being 1 tab out of dozens in the browser. But since last Friday, it's been stuck on ...
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Please give alternative for sticky previews and OnTopReplica cause this both don't work in mine [on hold]

Please give alternative for sticky previews and OnTopReplica cause this both don't work in mine.
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Windows: Not showing a shared folder with no-access

A network shared folder KAISHA contains a bunch of folders Accounting IT Management etc... The shared folder is hosted by a Linux / Samba4 machine, that serves Active Directory as well. Clients ...
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Windows 7 Halt on Wake

Whenever I wake my Windows computer from 'Sleep', one of a variety of things happens: the system acts normally and I can perform tasks instantly without any problem I can perform tasks immediately ...
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How will I know when windows 10 is downlading? [on hold]

I would like to know when windows 10 will begin downloading today (6/19/2015). I've searched for this on the Windows website, but I have yet to find any information. Is there any kind of progress bar, ...
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I want to write a batch file to selectively delete a folder from list of folders

Image below shows the output/command line interface of what i am trying to achieve.
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Incremental 1+5 Backup solution for Windows Server [on hold]

I'm searching for a backup solution, that fulfils the following requirements: Backup one folder to a SMB network drive Execute Pre/Post Backup Scripts (e.g. shut down DB server before starting the ...
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CR versus LF: which should I recognize as “end of line” in terminal program? [on hold]

I understand the use of line feed and/or carriage return as line separators in Windows, Macintosh and Linux. But now I'm writing a program that will accept text user input over a TCP socket, and I ...
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Mouse sensitivity not being applied

I have two PCs, one running Windows XP SP3 and the other running Windows Embedded Standard 2009 (WES). WES is similar to Windows XP, I think. Using TweakUI > Mouse > Mouse sensitivity, the default ...
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How to give DBA Rights to Domain User Account

How can we give rights / permission to domain managed user account, to manage SQL Databases, typically a DBA Rights? I am on Windows OS.
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Give a right to domain user to manage his system's firewall

How can a we give a right to domain user to manage his system's firewall? We're having a Windows setup, and using Windows Server 2012 for managing domain group policies.
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why does windows not ship with python? [on hold]

more of a generalized question because I can't find any answers when searching. Why have Microsoft made the decision not to ship with Python support when every other major operating system does? Is ...
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I don't get prompted to choose an OS in the windows install disk repair options

I'm trying to run system restore from a windows 8.1 install disk. When I open system restore I get the error "To use system restore, you must specify which windows installation to restore" (something ...
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Will a Prescott cpu work on a Willamette cpu motherboard?

I have a computer with this motherboard (9BIA) that has pga 478. I want to run windows 10 on my computer but i don't know if the Presscot cpu (SL7PK) (NX bit, SSE2, 64 bit) will work on my ...
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how to Portable Apps permanent file type association?

I have windows 7 64bit. I have many portable apps in my D Drive. PROBLEM: I was able to before, now I cannot associate my files (txt,docx,...any extension) to PortableApps[dot]com portable apps such ...
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exe file copied into c:\Windows\System32 not found in MinGW/MSYS

I have downloaded the sdelete tool from Microsoft and copied it into c:\Windows\System32 (Windows Server 2008R2). I thought the file should be accessible from MinGW/MSYS as exe files on the search ...
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How to append multiple .txt files to one file without header line

I have 100,000 .txt files with format below: bygrp,colnum,beta 100005,1,0.629519434191718 100005,2,-0.500000000026516 100005,3,0.560850895321124 100005,4,0.119624318119292 100005,5,0.257676682753309 ...
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What is the location of Defrag.exe on the Windows 7 DVD?

I can't find defrag.exe on the Windows 7 DVD in its default location, which is supposedly here: C:\Windows\System32 Knowing that you can defragment using the GUI tools from the DVD (which I don't ...
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The option to copy the recovery partition is greyed out when creating a recovery drive

I'm trying to create a recovery drive on Windows 8.1, but the option to copy the recovery partition is greyed out. I think the partition is still there, in disk management there are three partitions ...
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Explorer.exe restart loop when log in

I'm using Windows 8.1 Update 1, and this morning I tried to install StartIsBack, I launched the setup and clicked Install, then it restarted the explorer as I expected but explorer.exe entered into a ...
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*.bat script : find in “xxx” folder today files that containing “yyy” string inside and copy thoes files to “zzz” folder [on hold]

Please script in batch : find in "xxx" folder a today files that containing "yyy" string inside of them and then copy those files to "zzz" folder i guess it can be done with forfiles and findstr ...
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Is there a way to zerofill the page file once for VM compaction?

I know it's not good practice to completely disable the page file even with seemingly sufficient amounts of RAM. I have a number of Windows VMs that naturally have a page file enabled at the default ...
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Why does Windows 10 shut down hourly with “initiated power off on behalf of NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM - Other (Unplanned) Reason Code: 0x0”?

I'm using the Windows 10 preview on a couple of machines (a laptop, and a server-2012-hosted VM). On the VM, Windows shuts itself down about every hour and has to be restarted from the Hyper-V ...
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Cpu fan keeps on running after shut down

Cpu fan keeps on running as if pc is shut downed. Even then cpu light turn off, cpu fan keep on running . Mine computer is desktop.
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How to open a encrypted hard drive on linux?

Hey I have encrypted my hard drive using Bitlocker in windows. How to open my hard drive on Linux and How to remove password ?
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Windows wont recognise android device

I wanted to start afresh completely wipe my Moto x (xt1052) and install "liquidsmooth" rom. everyone was going well, i went into recovery, wiped the device, and as i tried to push the zip over i was ...
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AI platforms in the cloud or locally based [on hold]

I am looking for an AI platform to create a project. The AI can reside purely on the hardware or require an internet connection to participate in a third parties cloud environment. My requirements ...
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USB-Stick to install Windows 8.1 and CentOS 7.1

I have found tutorials to crate install-media (USB-sticks) for Windows 8.1 and CentOS 7. I now wonder if it is possible to create 2 partitions A and B on my USB-Stick, such that I can copy Installer ...
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How can I get rid of Chromium?

How can I get rid of Chromium? I have already tried to get rid of it by using the control panel. I went to the programs list, selected Chromium, and hit uninstall. The computer said it had a problem, ...
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How to best setup PC or Mac to access a website that requires older JRE?

I have a website I need to access that requires JRE 1.5.0_11. I'm looking for the best solution to be able to load that particular website using this old Java version without cluttering my system or ...
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How to recover lost NTFS partition on windows 7

I have a problem with partition. I had one with name "e" and I don't know why it has been lost. (look at screen). I think it is a problem with partition table. Can I recover my partition with files ...
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Windows: Run script on cd

On linux, I've got a number of scripts running upon changing to a directory. Tasks like updating repos, rotating logs, etc, are decided through a small bash script that overrides bash's "cd" and runs ...